• The first quarter of 2012 also confirms the growth of the Group thanks to the consolidation of Accu-Sort Systems and PPT Vision
Bologna, 14th May 2012 – Datalogic S.p.A. (Borsa Italiana S.p.A.: DAL), a company listed on the Mercato Telematico Azionario – Star Segment – organized and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A. (“Datalogic”), market leader in bar code readers, data collection mobile computers, RFID and vision systems - today approved the Quarterly Financial Report at 31 March 2012.
The first quarter of the year that for the first time consolidated Accu-Sort Systems (from 20 January 2012) and PPT Vision, ended with a net profit of 10 million Euro, a strong growth (+77.5%) compared to 5.7 million Euro recorded in the first quarter of 2011. On a comparable basis, thus without the contribution of the two acquired companies, net profit would have amounted to 10.5 million Euro. For a better understanding of the quarterly results and of the contribution from the acquired companies, please consult the following chart:
 EBITANR – Earnings before interest, taxes, acquisition, amortisation and non recurring items.
The Group’s new structure, effective as of 1st January 2012, is now organized per relevant market, a necessary step in order to provide integrated solutions at a global level. Therefore, the Group is now structured as follows:
With regards to geographic areas, in first quarter 2012, the North American market continued to show strong sales growth with an increase of 30% to 38.3 million Euro compared to 29.4 million Euro during the same period of the preceding year. Following Europe that increased 11% going from 42.9 million Euro to 47.8 million Euro.
Please note that the Interim Management Statement at 31st March 2012 is not audited and that it is available in the Investor Relations section of the company’s website: www.datalogic.com.
The manager responsible for preparing the company’s financial reports - Mr Marco Rondelli – declares, pursuant to paragraph 2 of Art. 154-bis of the Italian Legislative Decree no.58/1998, that the accounting information contained in this press release corresponds to the document results, books and accounting records.
Reclassified income statement at 31st March 2012 – Euro/1.000
Note: Following the introduction of IAS/IFRS, non-recurring or extraordinary costs are no longer shown separately in financial statements below the operating line but are included in ordinary operating figures. In order to ensure better representation