Elma grows, increases her net profit and proposes the payment of dividends
CH-Wetzikon, February 24, 2022 – The Elma Group increases its order revenue, net sales, operating result and net result in the financial year 2021 and resumes the payment of the dividend.
Order revenue of CHF 160.3 million increased by 5.3% adjusted for currency effects (previous year: CHF 153.3 million)
Net sales of CHF 149.3 million up 2.5% adjusted for currency effects (previous year: CHF 147.0 million)
EBIT increased to CHF 9.1 million (previous year: CHF 6.6 million) thanks to operational improvements in the US and strong production in Asia and Switzerland
Net profit up to CHF 7.5 million (previous year: CHF 5.6 million) despite higher tax charges
All three regions made a positive profit contribution
Reimbursement of bank commitments resulted in a decrease in net debt of CHF 14.3 million (previous year: CHF 16.9 million)
The equity ratio further improved to 51.8% (31 December 2020: 46.4%)
The Board of Directors proposes to the Annual General Meeting a dividend payment for the first time since 2008 of CHF 2.00 per share
Proposal for the election of Bruno Cathomen as fifth member of the Board of Directors
Four awards for technological innovation in military and aerospace engineering were awarded
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Elma Electronics SA
Thomas Hermann Edwin Wild
CEO Groupe Elma Chief Financial Officer Groupe Elma
Phone. +41 44 933 43 04 Tel. +41 44 933 42 45
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Elma Electronic is a global manufacturer of electronics packaging products for the embedded systems market – from components, backplanes, power solutions, storage cards and chassis platforms to fully integrated systems. To ensure that our integrated solutions are optimized for our customers’ needs, Elma partners with leading card manufacturers in the industry. Elma also provides enclosure solutions and rotary switches for demanding electronics business applications. The company has a large base of proven standard products that can be adapted to individual applications: Elma offers services from initial concept to series production. Elma’s reliable solutions, flexibility and design expertise are the main reasons why the world’s leading companies choose Elma time and time again.
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