Quarterly Report - Wacker Chemie AG


Quarterly Report

2nd quarter 2007

Quarterly Report 2/2007

in € million
Q2 2007 Q2 2006 Change
in %
6M 2007 6M 2006 Change
in %
Sales 959.0 830.4 15 1,902.7 1,628.9 17
EBITDA (1) 260.8 195.7 33 526.3 379.3 39
EBITDA margin (2) 27% 24% 15 28% 23% 19
EBIT (3) 178.2 111.8 59 366.1 217.5 68
EBIT margin (2) 19% 13% 38 19% 13% 44
Financial result -6.2 -17.9 -65 -11.6 -28.9 -60
Pre-tax result 172.0 93.9 83 354.5 188.6 88
Net profit/loss 130.0 66.5 95 244.5 132.7 84
Net profit/
loss per share in €
2.62 1.35 94 4.92 2.84 73
Investment (incl. financial assets) 180.7 96.1 88 271.7 172.4 58
Net cash flow 122.1 15.0 >100 346.3 37.7 >100
(1) EBITDA is EBIT before depreciation and amortization.
(2) Margins are calculated based on sales.
(3) EBIT is the result from continuing operations for the period before interest and other financial results, limited partnership interests and income tax.

in € million
June 30,
2007
June 30,
2006
Dec. 31,
2006
Equity 1,695.2 1,409.3 1,585.8
Financial liabilities 291.0 546.9 409.9
Provisions for pensions 362.5 358.6 354.8
Net financial debt 144.3 514.3 367.0
Total assets 3,588.3 3,078.8 3,258.2
Employees (number at end of period) 14,892 14,555 14,668

Note

This website contains forward looking statements based on assumptions and estimates of WACKER's Executive Board. Although we assume the expectations in these forward looking statements are realistic, we cannot guarantee they will prove to be correct. The assumptions may harbor risks and uncertainties that may cause the actual figures to differ considerably from the forward looking statements. Factors that may cause such discrepancies include, among other things, changes in the economic and business environment, variations in exchange and interest rates, the introduction of competing products, lack of acceptance for new products or services, and changes in corporate strategy. WACKER does not plan to update the forward looking statements, nor does it assume the obligation to do so.