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Datalogic (Star: dal.mi): From today n. 58.446.491 ordinary shares in circulation (share capital reduction by means of cancellation of nr. 5.409.981 treasury shares completed)

Bologna 29th May 2008 – Datalogic S.p.A. - a company listed in the STAR segment of the Milan Stock Exchange, the third largest world manufacturer and leader in Europe for bar code readers, rugged mobile computers, and RFID systems (radio frequency identification devices) – informs that, as no opposition has been instituted by corporate creditors in the time period set under Italian law, the reduction of the Company’s share capital by means of cancellation of nr. 5.409.981 treasury shares (equal to 8.47% of share capital) has been completed.

As a result of this operation, resolved by the Shareholders Meeting held on February 20th 2008, the share capital is therefore comprised of nr. 58.446.491 ordinary shares with a nominal value of Euro 0.52 per share and amounts to Euro 30,392,175.32.

Earning per share (EPS) at 31.12.2007 and at 31.03.2008 pre and post share capital reduction is listed below:

in Euro   31.12.07   31.03.08
Earning per share pre reduction   0,283   0,067
Earning per share post reduction   0,309   0,074
Var. % (*)   9,3%   9,3%

 

(*) Earning per share percentage variation has been calculated using non rounded off figures.

The manager responsible for preparing the company’s financial reports - Dott. Marco Rondelli – hereby declares, pursuant to paragraph 2 of Art. 154-bis of the Testo Unico della Finanza, that the accounting information contained in this press release corresponds to the document results, books and accounting records