• For the first half of the year, preliminary sales revenues reached 281.8 million Euro, up 9.5% compared to the previous year
Bologna, 21st July 2016 - Datalogic S.p.A. (Borsa Italiana S.p.A.: DAL), a company listed in the STAR Segment of the Italian Stock Exchange managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A. (“Datalogic”), a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets, and world-class producer of bar code readers, mobile computers, sensors for detection, measurement and safety, vision systems and laser marking equipment, announced today its preliminary revenues for the second quarter of 2016.
The Chairman and CEO of the Datalogic Group, Romano Volta, commented: “The preliminary revenues of the second quarter of the year confirm a very positive trend of all the divisions, especially of the Industrial Automation division, up by more than 15% compared to the second quarter of 2015, both in Europe and in APAC, thanks mainly to the identification solutions and orders of the Systems Division. The positive trend of the ADC division continues to show the growth in sales of fixed retail scanners and mobile computers”.
Preliminary sales revenues in the second quarter of 2016 came in at 146.5 million Euro with a growth of 8.4% compared to the second quarter of 2015 (+9.4% at constant exchange rates) and +8.2% compared to the first quarter of 2016.
Booking during the quarter - orders already received – amounted to 147.7 million Euro, +17.5% compared to second quarter 2015.
The ADC Division (Automatic Data Capture), specialized in the design and production of fixed retail scanners, professional handheld readers and mobile computers, registered revenues of 101.6 million Euro with a growth of 8.8% (+9.8% at constant exchange rates) compared to the second quarter of 2015. The trend was particularly positive both in Europe as well as North America.
The Industrial Automation Division specialized in the design and production of automatic identification systems, safety, detection and marking solutions for the Industrial Automation market, registered revenues of 40.2 million Euro, showing a growth of 15.5% compared to the second quarter of 2015 (+16.3% at constant exchange rates). Net of the results of the Systems Business Unit, which benefited, among the others, from the order received from Royal Mail, the revenues of the division increased by 11.1% to 35.0 million Euro (+11.6% at constant exchange rates).
First half preliminary sales revenues reflect a positive trend achieved by all the divisions in Q2 standing at 281.8 million Euro, with a growth of 9.5% compared to 257.5 million Euro in 1H 2015 (+9.5% at constant exchange rates). The booking reached 288.2 million Euro, up 7.2% compared to the same period of 2015.
The Group’s results for the second quarter of 2016 will be approved during the next meeting of the Board of Directors, which will be held on 4th August, 2016.