09.11.2021 United Internet AG  DE0005089031

DGAP-News: United Internet with successful first nine months of 2021


 

DGAP-News: United Internet AG / Key word(s): 9 Month figures
United Internet with successful first nine months of 2021

09.11.2021 / 07:30
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United Internet with successful first nine months of 2021

- Customer contracts: + 760,000 to 26.41 million contracts

- Sales: + 4.6% yoy to EUR 4.168 billion

- Operating EBITDA: + 4.3% to EUR 955.1 million - despite higher investments in future topics by 1&1 and IONOS

- Operating EBIT: + 7.8% to EUR 604.5 million

- Operating EPS: + 22.5% to EUR 1.69

- Full-year 2021 guidance confirmed


Montabaur, November 9, 2021. United Internet AG can look back on a successful first nine months of 2021. The company made further investments in new customer contracts and the expansion of its existing customer relationships, and thus in sustainable growth. All in all, the number of fee-based customer contracts was raised by a further 760,000 to a current 26.41 million contracts. Of this total, 440,000 contracts were added in the Consumer Access segment and 240,000 contracts in the Business Applications segment. A further 80,000 contracts were added in the Consumer Applications segment.

Consolidated sales grew by 4.6% in the first nine months of 2021, from EUR 3,984.7 million to EUR 4,167.9 million.

EBITDA improved strongly from EUR 896.4 million to EUR 994.5 million and EBIT from EUR 541.6 million to EUR 643.9 million. These key earnings figures include an (out-of-period) positive effect on earnings totaling EUR 39.4 million from the fiscal year 2020, of which excessive MBA MVNO billing in the third quarter of 2020 accounted for EUR 19.2 million. On February 15, 2021, 1&1 accepted Telefónica Germany's improved offer - following review by the EU Commission - for national roaming and thus also retroactively as of July 1, 2020 for the related MBA MVNO advance services. The new offer includes annually decreasing data prices again, similar to the pricing mechanisms in the first five years of the MBA MVNO agreement.

After correctly allocating the above mentioned effects to their respective periods, earnings developed as follows: operating EBITDA rose by 4.3% in the first nine months of 2021 from EUR 915.6 million in the previous year to EUR 955.1 million, and operating EBIT by 7.8% from EUR 560.8 million to EUR 604.5 million.

The key earnings figures include initial costs for the construction of 1&1's 5G mobile communications network of EUR -24.5 million (prior year: EUR -8.4 million), as well as the announced investments of IONOS amounting to EUR -24.8 million for a product and sales drive focusing on its cloud business and further international expansion.

Earnings per share (EPS) increased from EUR 1.33 in the previous year to EUR 1.80. EPS also includes the (out-of-period) positive effect on earnings (EPS effect: EUR +0.11) and in the previous year the excessive MBA MVNO billing (EPS effect: EUR -0.05). After correctly allocating these effects to their respective periods, operating EPS rose by 22.5% from EUR 1.38 to EUR 1.69, and operating EPS before PPA by 14.5% from EUR 1.73 to EUR 1.98.

Outlook 2021
Following the successful first nine months of 2021, United Internet AG can confirm its full-year guidance for 2021 last upgraded in August 2021 and continues to anticipate sales growth to approx. EUR 5.6 billion and an increase in operating EBITDA to approx. EUR 1.25 billion (without consideration of the out-of-period income of EUR 39.4 million in connection with the signing of the national roaming agreement). Expected EBITDA continues to include initial costs of approx. EUR 30 million for the construction of 1&1's 5G network and approx. EUR 40 million for the IONOS product and sales drive.

An overview of all key figures and the Interim Statement Q3 2021 are available online at www.united-internet.de.


About United Internet
With over 26 million fee-based customer contracts and more than 39 million ad-financed free accounts, United Internet AG is a leading European internet specialist. At the heart of United Internet is a high-performance "Internet Factory" with approx. 9,950 employees, of which around 3,200 are engaged in product management, development and data centers. In addition to the high sales strength of its established brands (such as 1&1, GMX, WEB.DE, IONOS, STRATO, and 1&1 Versatel), United Internet stands for outstanding operational excellence with around 66 million customer accounts worldwide.


Contact partner
United Internet AG
Lisa Pleiß
Phone +49 2602 96-1616
[email protected]


Note
In the interests of clear and transparent reporting, the annual financial statements and interim statements of United Internet AG, as well as its ad-hoc announcements pursuant to Art. 17 MAR, contain additional financial performance indicators to those required under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), such as EBITDA, EBITDA margin, EBIT, EBIT margin and free cash flow. Information on the use, definition and calculation of these performance measures is provided in the Annual Report 2020 of United Internet AG on page 57.



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Language: English
Company: United Internet AG
Elgendorfer Straße 57
56410 Montabaur
Germany
Phone: +49 (0)2602 / 96 - 1100
Fax: +49 (0)2602 / 96 - 1013
E-mail: [email protected]
Internet: www.united-internet.de
ISIN: DE0005089031
WKN: 508903
Indices: MDAX, TecDAX
Listed: Regulated Market in Berlin, Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange
EQS News ID: 1247178

 
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Die wichtigsten Finanzdaten auf einen Blick
  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022e
Umsatzerlöse1 3.948,94 4.206,30 5.130,80 5.194,09 5.367,25 5.646,18 5.800,00
EBITDA1,2 840,60 1.253,31 1.201,32 1.265,70 1.048,90 1.303,74 1.250,00
EBITDA-Marge3 21,29 29,80 23,41 24,37 19,54 23,09 21,55
EBIT1,4 647,15 958,95 811,01 811,09 574,86 829,86 785,00
EBIT-Marge5 16,39 22,80 15,81 15,62 10,71 14,70 13,53
Jahresüberschuss1 179,16 648,49 312,09 538,96 368,76 523,15 450,00
Netto-Marge6 4,54 15,42 6,08 10,38 6,87 9,27 7,76
Cashflow1,7 644,20 656,39 889,53 935,03 954,10 987,79 0,00
Ergebnis je Aktie8 0,88 3,25 0,94 2,13 1,54 2,22 2,08
Dividende8 0,80 0,85 0,05 0,50 0,50 0,50 0,50
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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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United Internet
WKN Kurs in € Einschätzung Börsenwert in Mio. €
508903 20,140 - 3.907,16
KGV 2023e KGV 10Y-Ø BGFL-Ratio Shiller-KGV
8,76 23,59 0,38 11,09
KBV KCV KUV EV/EBITDA
0,89 3,96 0,69 4,31
Dividende '22 in € Dividende '23e in € Div.-Rendite '23e
in %
Hauptversammlung
0,50 0,70 2,48 19.05.2022
Q1-Zahlen Q2-Zahlen Q3-Zahlen Bilanz-PK
12.05.2022 04.08.2022 10.11.2022 17.03.2022
Abstand 60Tage-Linie Abstand 200Tage-Linie Performance YtD Performance 52 Wochen
1,93% -21,38% -42,36% -38,78%
    
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