25.03.2019 freenet AG  DE000A0Z2ZZ5

DGAP-News: freenet AG: freenet Group publishes annual report 2018 and confirms preliminary results


 

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freenet AG: freenet Group publishes annual report 2018 and confirms preliminary results (news with additional features)

25.03.2019 / 08:00
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freenet Group publishes annual report 2018 and confirms preliminary results


Büdelsdorf, 25 March 2019
- Following verification of the annual financial statements of the freenet Group [ISIN DE000A0Z2ZZ5] as of 31 December 2018 and approval of the consolidated financial statements by the Supervisory Board, the Executive Board has confirmed the preliminary figures announced on 28 February 2019. The complete annual report 2018 including the audited consolidated financial statements is available for download at https://www.freenet-group.de/investor.

 

Key performance indicators for the freenet Group1
 

In EUR million/as indicated 2018 2017

Operations
   
Revenue without IFRS 15 effects 3,659.2 3,507.3
Revenue 2,897.5 3,507.3
Gross profit 903.7 949.8
EBITDA 485.5 541.2
EBITDA exclusive of Sunrise 441.3 408.0
EBIT 337.1 373.0
EBT 234.0 322.7
Consolidated profit 212.2 275.6
Earnings per share in EUR2 1.74 2.24
Dividend per share in EUR 1.653 1.65

Balance sheet
   
Total equity and liabilities 4,634.7 4,314.1
Equity 1,280.8 1,462.9
Equity ratio in % 27.6 33.9

Finances and investments
   
Free cash flow 326.1 342.8
Free cash flow exclusive of Sunrise 289.2 308.4
Net investments4 (CAPEX) 43.3 42.5
Net debt 644.1 510.0
Pro forma net debt 1,596.6 1,350.3
Leverage 1.3 0.9

Customer-related figures
   
Postpaid ARPU in EUR 21.6 21.4
Postpaid ARPU without hardware (IFRS 15) in EUR 19.0 -
Postpaid customers5 in million 6.896 6.711
freenet TV subscribers (RGU)5 in million 1.014 0.902
waipu.tv subscribers5 in million 0.252 0.102
     
1 For the definition of the key performance indicators we refer to section "Alternative performance measures" in the annual report 2018.
2 Basic and diluted.
3 The dividend will be paid subject to resolution at the Annual General Meeting in May 2019.
4 Payments to acquire property, plant and equipment and intangible assets, less proceeds from disposal of intangible assets and property, plant and equipment.
5 At the end of period.


 

Forecast for the 2019 financial year
 

The company expects stable revenue development in the 2019 financial year. EBITDA based on EBITDA 2018 exclusive of Sunrise and profits of analogue radio sale (402.2 million euros) is expected to come in between 420 and 440 million euros. This figure includes effects from the application of IFRS 16 in the amount of 30 to 40 million euros. Taking the new definition into account, free cash flow is anticipated to be between 240 and 260 million euros. In the Mobile Communications segment, the number of postpaid customers is forecasted to increase moderately in 2019. In the TV and Media segment, waipu.tv subscribers are assumed to grow to more than 350,000 customers and freenet TV customers (RGU) are expected to stabilise at more than 1 million customers.

 

Dividend continuity
 

Based on the results achieved, the Executive Board and Supervisory Board of the freenet Group will propose a dividend of 1.65 euros per share for the financial year 2018 at the Annual General Meeting on 16 May 2019.

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Investor Relations contact:
freenet AG

Investor Relations
Deelbögenkamp 4c
22297 Hamburg
Phone: +49 (0)40/513 06 778
Fax: +49 (0)40/513 06 970
E-Mail: [email protected]
www.freenet-group.de
Public Relations contact:
freenet AG

Public Relations
Deelbögenkamp 4c
22297 Hamburg
Phone: +49 (0)40/513 06 777
Fax: +49 (0)40/513 06 977
E-Mail: [email protected]
www.freenet-group.de
 

 


Additional features:

Document: http://n.eqs.com/c/fncls.ssp?u=DFWYCQBMDU
Document title: freenet AG - CN - Final Figures FY 2018


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Language: English
Company: freenet AG
Hollerstraße 126
24782 Büdelsdorf
Germany
Phone: +49 (0)40 51306-778
Fax: +49 (0)40 51306-970
E-mail: [email protected]
Internet: www.freenet-group.de
ISIN: DE000A0Z2ZZ5, DE000A1KQXU0
WKN: A0Z2ZZ , A1KQXU
Indices: MDAX, TecDAX
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange

 
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Die wichtigsten Finanzdaten auf einen Blick
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021e
Umsatzerlöse1 3.117,89 3.362,41 3.507,26 2.897,47 2.932,54 2.576,23 2.580,00
EBITDA1,2 370,18 438,82 541,20 441,18 426,80 425,88 443,00
EBITDA-Marge3 11,87 13,05 15,43 15,23 14,55 16,53 17,17
EBIT1,4 298,78 298,82 260,83 311,99 269,95 262,98 274,00
EBIT-Marge5 9,58 8,89 7,44 10,77 9,21 10,21 10,62
Jahresüberschuss1 221,46 216,42 275,57 212,16 184,73 561,01 216,00
Netto-Marge6 7,10 6,44 7,86 7,32 6,30 21,78 8,37
Cashflow1,7 314,94 389,65 385,36 369,48 364,23 357,06 0,00
Ergebnis je Aktie8 1,73 1,78 2,24 1,74 1,49 4,44 1,69
Dividende8 1,55 1,60 1,65 1,65 0,04 1,65 1,50
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1 in Mio. Euro; 2 EBITDA = Ergebnis vor Zinsen, Steuern und Abschreibungen; 3 EBITDA in Relation zum Umsatz; 4 EBIT = Ergebnis vor Zinsen und Steuern; 5 EBIT in Relation zum Umsatz; 6 Jahresüberschuss (-fehlbetrag) in Relation zum Umsatz; 7 Cashflow aus der gewöhnlichen Geschäftstätigkeit; 8 in Euro; Quelle: boersengefluester.de

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Freenet
WKN Kurs in € Einschätzung Börsenwert in Mio. €
A0Z2ZZ 22,380 Halten 2.866,01
KGV 2022e KGV 10Y-Ø BGFL-Ratio Shiller-KGV
11,90 12,17 0,99 11,55
KBV KCV KUV EV/EBITDA
1,78 8,03 1,11 7,74
Dividende '20 in € Dividende '21e in € Div.-Rendite '21e
in %
Hauptversammlung
1,65 1,50 6,70 18.06.2021
Q1-Zahlen Q2-Zahlen Q3-Zahlen Bilanz-PK
05.05.2022 12.08.2021 04.11.2021 25.03.2022
Abstand 60Tage-Linie Abstand 200Tage-Linie Performance YtD Performance 52 Wochen
-0,57% 5,79% 30,15% 30,19%
    
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