Bologna, 28th August 2003 - The Board of Directors of Datalogic S.p.A, a company traded on the Nuovo Mercato of the Borsa Italiana S.p.A. (Italian Stock Exchange), met today and approved the half year report as of 30th June 2003.
During the course of the first half year of 2003, Datalogic recorded consolidated revenues of Euro 64.747 million, with an increase of 8.1% compared to the Euro 59.92 million recorded in the same period of last year.
The consolidated EBITDA during the period equalled Euro 10.582 million, with an incidence of 16.3% on the revenues; a growth of 27.3% compared to the Euro 8.31 million recorded in the same period of the previous year.
The results before tax for the period was Euro 4.808 million, a growth of 28.4% compared to the Euro 3.75 million of the first half of 2002.
As of 30th June 2003, the net financial position of the company was active by Euro 34.170 million, a growth compared both to the same date of the previous financial year (Euro 32.442 million as of 30th June 2002), and on 31st December 2002 (Euro 33.423 million).
"The results of these first six months confirm Datalogic's ability to combine significant growth with very interesting profitability," states Roberto Tunioli, Datalogic Vice Chairman and CEO.