1 Strong order intake, Service result continued to improve, Equipment result weak Q1
2 2 Strong order intake, Service result continued to improve, Equipment result weak Figures in brackets, unless otherwise stated, refer to the same period a year earlier. FIRST QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS Order intake EUR million (439.3), percent; Service +5.2 percent and Equipment percent. Service contract base value EUR million (182.5), percent; +3.9 percent at comparable currency rates. Order book EUR 1,111.1 million (937.9) at the end of March, 18.5 percent higher than a year ago, 13.4 percent higher than at the end of Sales EUR million (427.3), percent; Service percent and Equipment +8.3 percent. Operating profit before restructuring costs EUR 14.2 million (15.6), -9.0 percent, 3.0 percent of sales (3.6). Restructuring costs EUR 2.3 million (0.4). Operating profit including restructuring costs EUR 11.8 million (15.2), 2.5 percent of sales (3.6). Earnings per share (diluted) EUR 0.10 (0.15). Net cash flow from operating activities EUR million (-24.9). Net debt EUR million (221.5) and gearing 46.8 percent (57.0). MARKET OUTLOOK European customers are still cautious about investing, but the number of inquiries is increasing. In the U.S., the market outlook remains generally positive, but the industrial production indicators are suggesting some softening of the growth rate. The near-term market outlook in emerging markets remains uncertain. Continued contract base growth bodes well for the future of the service business. The quarterly Equipment order intake may fluctuate due to the timing of the large port crane projects. FINANCIAL GUIDANCE Based on the order book, service contract base, and the near-term demand outlook, the year 2015 sales are expected to be higher than in We expect the 2015 operating profit, excluding restructuring costs, to improve from 2014.
3 3 Key figures 1 3/ /2014 Change percent R12M 1 12/2014 Orders received, MEUR , ,903.5 Order book at end of period, MEUR 1, Sales total, MEUR , ,011.4 EBITDA excluding restructuring costs, MEUR EBITDA excluding restructuring costs, % 5.4% 5.9% 7.9% 8.1% Operating profit excluding restructuring costs, MEUR Operating margin excluding restructuring costs, % 3.0% 3.6% 5.7% 5.9% EBITDA, MEUR EBITDA, % 5.2% 5.8% 7.7% 7.9% Operating profit, MEUR Operating margin, % 2.5% 3.6% 5.5% 5.8% Profit before taxes, MEUR Net profit for the period, MEUR Earnings per share, basic, EUR Earnings per share, diluted, EUR Gearing, % 46.8% 57.0% 33.3% Return on capital employed, % 15.6% 17.0% Free cash flow, MEUR Average number of personnel during the period 11,944 11, ,920
4 4 President and CEO Pekka Lundmark The uneven development between our two businesses continued in the first quarter. Service business performed well across the board and the steady profit growth that we have seen since 2011 continued. Our service contract base now stands at EUR 211 million, 15.5 percent up from a year ago. Coupled with a promising funnel of new opportunities, new information systems, and new service product introductions, this bodes well for the future of the business. Equipment business had a challenging quarter. Seasonally low delivery volume coupled with unfavorable product mix, and the fact that the currency tailwind was not yet visible in the result due to hedging lowered the result below last year s level. Better performance is expected for the rest of the year since the order book of the business is almost all-time high, pushing delivery volumes up in the coming quarters. The earlier announced EUR 30-million cost-saving program that will be implemented by the end of the first quarter 2016 is also gaining momentum. In addition, the weaker euro will start to support the result of the Equipment business quarter by quarter.
5 5 Konecranes Plc Interim report MARKET REVIEW In January March, emerging economies struggled, while industrial production in the euro area saw a slight upturn. At the same time, the U.S. economic data was still generally positive, but some signs of weaker momentum could be observed in business conditions. American factory output, measured by the purchasing managers index (PMI), continued in the expansive territory, although the rate of growth softened toward the end of the first quarter of The U.S. manufacturing capacity utilization rate was above the level of the previous year s corresponding period. According to the PMI surveys in the Eurozone, manufacturing production growth accelerated slightly in January March 2015, but the overall rate of expansion remained only modest. Correspondingly, there was a small sequential uptick in the manufacturing capacity utilization in the European Union. The EU capacity utilization was also slightly up on a year-onyear basis. Based on the January March purchasing managers indexes, manufacturing activity worsened further in the BRIC countries. PMIs in Brazil and Russia pointed to a contraction of manufacturing output, while the conditions were stable in China, and the signs of modest growth could be observed in India. Overall, the activity in the world s manufacturing sector, according to the aggregated JPMorgan Global Manufacturing PMI, continued to increase at moderate pace in January March Compared to the previous year, the demand for cranes and hoists weakened among industrial customers in Europe, Middle East, and Asia, whereas the demand improved in North America. The demand for heavy-duty cranes continued to suffer from the low investment activity within the process industries. Demand for lift trucks was strong across the globe with the exception of Middle East and Africa. The global container traffic grew by approximately 3 percent in. The demand for yard cranes was strong. Orders were received from the U.S., Canada, Poland, Spain, Indonesia, and Congo. The demand for lifting equipment services grew moderately with Asia-Pacific growing the fastest followed by the Americas and EMEA. Raw material prices, including steel, copper, and oil, continued to be under downward pressure in January March 2015 and were clearly down on year-on-year basis. The appreciation of the USD against the EUR continued during the reporting period. Note: Unless otherwise stated, the figures in brackets in the sections below refer to the same period in the previous year. ORDERS RECEIVED Orders received in January March totaled EUR million (439.3), representing an increase of 18.1 percent. Orders received increased by 5.2 percent in Service and by 25.4 percent in Equipment compared to the year before. At comparable currency rates, the order intake in Service decreased from the previous year due to lower modernization orders. Group orders received rose in the Americas and APAC but fell in EMEA. The order intake in the first quarter increased by 1.1 percent compared to the fourth quarter of Orders received declined by 2.8 percent in Service, whereas they grew by 1.4 percent in Equipment. Group orders rose in the Americas and APAC but fell in EMEA. ORDER BOOK The value of the order book at the end of March totaled EUR 1,111.1 million. The order book increased by 13.4 percent from the year-end 2014 when it stood at EUR million and by 18.5 percent from the last year s comparison figure of EUR million. Service accounted for EUR million (16 percent) and Equipment for EUR million (84 percent) of the total end-march order book. SALES Group sales in January March increased by 11.1 percent to EUR million (427.3). Sales in Service grew by 13.5 percent and in Equipment by 8.3 percent. Most of the sales growth was attributable to favorable currency rate changes. At end-march, the regional breakdown, calculated on a rolling 12 months basis, was as follows: EMEA 46 (47), Americas 37 (35) and APAC 17 (18) percent.
6 6 NET SALES BY REGION, MEUR 1 3/ /2014 Change percent Change % at comparable currency rates R12M 1 12/2014 EMEA AME APAC Total , ,011.4 CURRENCY RATE EFFECT In a year-on-year comparison, the currency rates had a positive effect on the orders and sales in January March. The reported increase in order intake in January March was 18.1 percent, whereas the corresponding figure at comparable currency rates was 9.5 percent. Reported sales grew by 11.1 percent or by 2.6 percent at comparable currency rates. The reported order book increased by 18.5 percent or by 8.7 percent at comparable currency rates. The reported order intake increased in Service by 5.2 percent but decreased by 4.2 percent at comparable currency rates. In Equipment, the reported order intake increased by 25.4 percent or by 17.5 percent at comparable currency rates. The reported sales increased in Service by 13.5 percent or by 3.5 percent at comparable currency rates. The corresponding figures in Equipment sales were +8.3 percent and +0.8 percent. FINANCIAL RESULT The consolidated operating profit in January March totaled EUR 11.8 million (15.2). Operating profit decreased by EUR 3.3 million and the consolidated operating margin fell to 2.5 percent (3.6). The operating profit includes restructuring costs of EUR 2.3 million (0.4) due to the cost savings program of EUR 30 million announced in The operating margin in Service rose to 8.3 percent (8.0), while it fell in Equipment to -1.2 percent (0.9). Service s operating margin improved due to the volume growth and higher gross margin. The Equipment operating margin was affected by unfavorable sales mix. In addition, Business Area Equipment incurred unrealized currency losses of approximately EUR 1 million (2) due to the depreciation of the Ukrainian Hryvnia. Moreover, amortization related to new IT systems increased from the previous year. In January March, depreciation and impairments totaled EUR 12.8 million (9.5). This included restructuring costs of EUR 1.1 million (0.0). The amortization arising from purchase price allocations for acquisitions represented EUR 1.4 million (1.7) of the depreciation and impairments. In January March, the share of the result of associated companies and joint ventures was EUR 1.3 million (1.0). In January March, financial income and expenses totaled EUR -5.1 million (-3.5). Net interest expenses accounted for EUR 2.7 million (3.1) of this and the remainder was mainly attributable to exchange rate differences related to cash and loans in foreign currencies. January March profit before taxes was EUR 8.1 million (12.7). Income taxes in January March were EUR 2.5 million (4.0). The Group s effective tax rate was 30.5 percent (31.5). January March net profit was EUR 5.6 million (8.7). In January March, the basic earnings per share were EUR 0.10 (0.15) and the diluted earnings per share were EUR 0.10 (0.15). On a rolling twelve-month basis, the return on capital employed was 15.6 percent (11.4) and the return on equity 16.3 percent (11.6). BALANCE SHEET The end-march 2015 consolidated balance sheet amounted to EUR 1,592.5 million (1,540.8). The total equity at the end of the report period was EUR million (388.7). On March 31, the total equity attributable to the equity holders of the parent company was EUR million (382.5) or EUR 7.27 per share (6.61). Net working capital at the end of March 2015 totaled EUR million, which was EUR 14.7 million more than at the year-end 2014, and EUR 10.0 million more than a year ago. The net working capital, adjusted for unpaid dividends, which were reported in the accruals on March 31, amounted to EUR million (331.2). Compared to previous year, net working capital rose mainly due to the higher inventories and lower advance payments received.
7 7 CASH FLOW AND FINANCING Net cash from operating activities in January March was EUR million (-24.9), representing EUR per diluted share (-0.43). Cash flow from capital expenditures amounted to EUR -8.8 million (-8.5). Cash flow before financing activities was EUR million (-32.7). At the end of March 2015, interest-bearing net debt was EUR million compared to EUR million at the end of 2014, and compared to EUR million a year ago. The solidity was 30.2 percent (29.6) and the gearing 46.8 percent (57.0). At the end of the first quarter, cash and cash equivalents amounted to EUR million (141.5). None of the Group s committed back-up financing facilities, EUR 300 million in total, were in use at the end of the period. ACQUISITIONS There were no acquisitions during the reporting period or comparison period. PERSONNEL In the first quarter, the Group employed an average of 11,944 people (11,872). On March 31, the headcount was 11,905 (11,911). At the end of March, the number of personnel by Business Area was as follows: Service 6,307 employees (6,223), Equipment 5,544 employees (5,637) and Group staff 54 (51). The Group had 6,217 employees (6,235) working in EMEA, 2,889 (2,783) in the Americas, and 2,799 (2,893) in the APAC region. CAPITAL EXPENDITURE Capital expenditure in January March, excluding acquisitions and joint arrangements, amounted to EUR 6.7 million (9.2). This amount consisted mainly of the replacement or capacity expansion investments in property, machines, equipment, and information technology. Capital expenditure including acquisitions and joint arrangements was EUR 6.7 million (9.2).
8 8 Business areas SERVICE 1 3/ /2014 Change percent R12M 1 12/2014 Orders received, MEUR Order book, MEUR Contract base value, MEUR Net sales, MEUR EBITDA, MEUR EBITDA, % 10.7% 9.8% 11.7% 11.5% Depreciation and amortization, MEUR Impairments, MEUR Operating profit (EBIT), MEUR Operating profit (EBIT), % 8.3% 8.0% 9.7% 9.7% Restructuring costs, MEUR Operating profit (EBIT) excluding restructuring costs, MEUR Operating profit (EBIT) excluding restructuring costs, % 8.8% 8.1% 10.1% 10.0% Capital employed, MEUR ROCE% 43.3% 44.8% Capital expenditure, MEUR Personnel at the end of period 6,307 6, ,285 January March orders received grew by 5.2 percent to EUR million (185.4). At comparable currency rates, order intake decreased from the previous year due to the lower modernization orders. The order book increased by 16.5 percent from the year before to EUR million (149.6). Sales in the reporting period rose by 13.5 percent to EUR million (199.0). Sales grew in the Americas and Asia- Pacific but declined in EMEA. Parts sales continued to grow faster than field service sales. The operating profit, excluding restructuring costs of EUR 1.3 million (0.2), was EUR 19.9 million (16.1) and the operating margin 8.8 percent (8.1). The operating profit including restructuring costs was EUR 18.6 million (16.0) and the operating margin 8.3 percent (8.0). The operating margin improved due to the volume growth and higher gross margin. At the end of March, the total number of equipment included in the maintenance contract base increased by 2.3 percent to 449,077 (439,056). The annual value of the contract base increased by 15.5 percent to EUR million (182.5). At comparable currency rates, the value of the contract base rose by 3.9 percent. The number of service technicians at the end of March was 4,019, which is 2 persons less than at the end of March 2014.
9 9 EQUIPMENT 1 3/ /2014 Change percent R12M 1 12/2014 Orders received, MEUR , ,262.5 Order book, MEUR Net sales, MEUR , ,221.7 EBITDA, MEUR EBITDA, % 1.4% 3.1% 5.4% 5.9% Depreciation and amortization, MEUR Impairments, MEUR Operating profit (EBIT), MEUR Operating profit (EBIT), % -1.2% 0.9% 3.2% 3.7% Restructuring costs, MEUR Operating profit (EBIT) excluding restructuring costs, MEUR Operating profit (EBIT) excluding restructuring costs, % -0.8% 1.0% 3.4% 3.8% Capital employed, MEUR ROCE% 10.2% 12.5% Capital expenditure, MEUR Personnel at the end of period 5,544 5, ,639 January March orders received totaled EUR million (279.2), showing an increase of 25.4 percent. Orders grew in the Americas and APAC but were at the previous year s level in EMEA. Orders for industrial cranes accounted for approximately 30 percent of the orders received and were higher than a year ago. Components generated approximately 25 percent of the new orders and were below last year s level. The combined orders for port cranes and lift trucks amounted to approximately 45 percent of the orders received and were higher than a year ago. The order intake increased by 1.4 percent compared to the fourth quarter of Orders grew in the Americas and Asia-Pacific but fell in EMEA. The growth was attributable mainly to Port Cranes and Lift Trucks. The order book increased by 18.8 percent from a year before to EUR million (788.3). Sales grew by 8.3 percent to EUR million (254.3). The operating profit, excluding restructuring costs of EUR 1.0 million (0.3), was EUR -2.3 million (2.5) and the operating margin -0.8 percent (1.0). Operating profit including restructuring costs was EUR -3.3 million (2.2) and operating margin -1.2 percent (0.9). The Equipment operating margin was affected by unfavorable sales mix. In addition, Business Area Equipment incurred unrealized currency losses of approximately EUR 1 million (2) due to the depreciation of the Ukrainian Hryvnia. Moreover, amortization related to new IT systems increased from the previous year.
10 10 Group Overheads Unallocated Group overhead costs and eliminations in the reporting period were EUR 3.4 million ( 3.0), representing 0.7 percent of sales (0.7). ADMINISTRATION Decisions of the Annual General Meeting The Annual General Meeting of Konecranes Plc was held on March 26, The meeting approved the Company s annual accounts for the fiscal year 2014 and discharged the members of the Board of Directors and the Managing Director from liability. The AGM approved the Board s proposal to pay a dividend of EUR 1.05 per share from the distributable assets of the parent company. The AGM approved the proposal of the Nomination and Compensation Committee that the number of the members of the Board of Directors shall be eight (8). The Board members elected at the AGM in 2015 were Mr. Svante Adde, Mr. Stig Gustavson, Mr. Ole Johansson, Mr. Matti Kavetvuo, Ms. Nina Kopola, Mr. Bertel Langenskiöld, Ms. Malin Persson and Mr. Christoph Vitzthum. The AGM confirmed the annual compensation to the Board members as follows: Chairman of the Board: EUR 105,000 Vice Chairman of the Board: EUR 67,000 Other Board members EUR 42,000 In addition, a compensation of EUR 1,500 per meeting will be paid for attending Board Committee meetings. However, the Chairman of the Audit Committee is entitled to a compensation of EUR 3,000 per attended Audit Committee meeting. Furthermore, the AGM approved that 50 percent of the annual remuneration will be paid in Konecranes shares. The AGM confirmed that Ernst & Young Oy will continue as the Company s external auditor. The AGM authorized the Board of Directors to decide on the repurchase of the Company s own shares and/or on the acceptance of the Company s own shares as a pledge. The amount of own shares to be repurchased and/or accepted as pledge based on this authorization shall not exceed 6,000,000 shares in total, which corresponds to approximately 9.5 percent of all of the shares in the Company. The authorization is effective until the end of the next Annual General Meeting, however no longer than until September 25, The AGM authorized the Board of Directors to decide on the issuance of shares as well as on the issuance of special rights entitling to shares referred to in Chapter 10 Section 1 of the Finnish Companies Act. The amount of shares to be issued based on this authorization shall not exceed 6,000,000 shares, which corresponds to approximately 9.5 percent of all of the shares in the Company. The authorization can also be used for incentive arrangements, however, not more than 700,000 shares in total together with the authorization in the following paragraph. The authorization is effective until the end of the next Annual General Meeting, however no longer than until September 25, However, the authorization for incentive arrangements is valid until March 25, This authorization revokes the authorization for incentive arrangements given by the Annual General Meeting The AGM authorized the Board of Directors to decide on the transfer of the Company s own shares. The authorization is limited to a maximum of 6,000,000 shares, which corresponds to approximately 9.5 percent of all the shares in the Company. The authorization can also be used for incentive arrangements, however, not more than 700,000 shares in total together with the authorization in the previous paragraph. This authorization is effective until the next Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, however no longer than until September 25, However, the authorization for incentive arrangements is valid until March 25, This authorization revokes the authorization for incentive arrangements given by the Annual General Meeting The AGM authorized the Board of Directors to decide on a directed share issue without payment needed for the implementation of the Share Savings Plan that the Annual General Meeting 2012 decided to launch. The Board of Directors is authorized to decide on the issue of new shares or on the transfer of the own shares held by the Company to such participants of the Plan who, according to the terms and conditions of the Plan, are entitled to receive free shares, as well as to decide on a share issue without payment also to the Company itself. The number of new shares to be issued or own shares held by the Company to be transferred may amount in the aggregate to a total maximum of 500,000 shares, which corresponds to 0.8 percent of all of the Company s shares. The authorization concerning the share issue is valid until March 25, This authorization is addition to the authorizations in the previous items. This authorization replaces the authorization for the Share Savings Plan given by the Annual General Meeting The AGM authorized the Board of Directors to decide on one or several donations of a maximum aggregate amount of EUR 250,000 to one or more Finnish Universities or research centers to thus support education or research. The Board of Directors is entitled to decide on practical matters relating to a donation, for example nomination of recipients and the detailed terms of a donation. The authorization shall be valid until December 31, In its first meeting held after the Annual General Meeting, the Board of Directors elected Mr. Stig Gustavson to continue as Chairman. Mr. Ole Johansson was elected Vice Chairman of the Board. Mr. Svante Adde was elected Chairman of the Audit Committee, and Mr. Ole Johansson, Ms. Nina Kopola, and Ms. Malin Persson as Committee members. Mr. Bertel Langenskiöld was elected Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee, and Mr. Stig Gustavson, Mr. Matti Kavetvuo, and Mr. Christoph Vitzthum were elected as Committee members.
11 11 SHARE CAPITAL AND SHARES On March 31, 2015 the company s registered share capital totaled EUR 30.1 million. On March 31, 2015, the number of shares including treasury shares totaled 63,272,342. On March 31, 2015, Konecranes Plc was in possession of 4,676,635 own shares, which corresponds to 7.4 percent of the total number of shares and which had on that date a market value of EUR million. All shares carry one vote per share and equal rights to dividends. SHARES SUBSCRIBED FOR UNDER STOCK OPTION RIGHTS In January March, 596,773 treasury shares were transferred to the subscribers, pursuant to the Konecranes Plc s stock options 2009B. At end-march 2015, Konecranes Plc s stock options 2009 entitled the holders to subscribe to a total of 775,271 shares. The option programs include approximately 200 company s key persons. The terms and conditions of the stock option programs are available on the Konecranes website at com. EMPLOYEE SHARE SAVINGS PLAN On the basis of interest shown by the Group employees, the Board decided to launch a new Plan Period. The new Plan Period will begin on July 1, 2015 and end on June 30, The maximum savings amount per participant during one month is 5 percent of the gross salary and the minimum is EUR 10. Each participant will receive one free matching share for every two acquired savings shares. Matching shares will be delivered to a participant if the participant holds the acquired shares from the plan period until the end of the designated holding period, February 15, 2019, and if his or her employment has not ended before this date for reasons attributable to the employee. The total amount of all savings of the commencing plan period may not exceed EUR 8.5 million. The terms and conditions of the Plan Period are unchanged from the previous Plan Periods. PERFORMANCE SHARE PLAN The Board of Directors resolved that the earning during the three-year discretionary period beginning on January 1, 2015 will be based on the Group s cumulative EPS excluding restructuring costs. The target group of the Plan consists of approximately 180 people. The rewards to be paid on the basis of the discretionary period beginning on January 1, 2015 correspond to the value of an approximate maximum total of 700,000 Konecranes Plc s shares. If the targets determined by the Board of Directors are achieved, the reward payout will be a half of the maximum reward. The maximum reward payout requires that the targets have been clearly exceeded. The Board of Directors decided on a directed share issue related to the reward payment for the performance periods 2012 and of Konecranes Performance Share Plan In the share issue, 55,007 Konecranes Plc shares held by the company were conveyed without consideration to the key employees participating in the plan in accordance with the terms and conditions of the plan. MARKET CAPITALIZATION AND TRADING VOLUME The closing price for Konecranes Plc s shares on the Nasdaq Helsinki on March 31, 2015 was EUR The volumeweighted average share price in was EUR 29.48, the highest price being EUR in March and the lowest EUR in January. In January March, the trading volume on the Nasdaq Helsinki totaled 13.8 million Konecranes Plc s shares corresponding to a turnover of approximately EUR million. The average daily trading volume was 222,074 shares representing an average daily turnover of EUR 6.5 million. In addition, according to Fidessa, approximately 18.5 million Konecranes shares were traded on other trading venues (e.g. multilateral trading facilities and bilateral OTC trades) in. On March 31, 2015, the total market capitalization of Konecranes Plc s shares was EUR 1,860.2 million including treasury shares. The market capitalization was EUR 1,722.7 million excluding treasury shares.
12 12 FLAGGING NOTIFICATIONS On February 5, 2015, Konecranes received a disclosure under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Market Act, according to which the holding of Harris Associates L.P. in Konecranes Plc has decreased below 5 percent. Harris Associates L.P. held 3,158,600 Konecranes Plc s shares on February 4, 2015, which is 4.99 percent of Konecranes Plc s shares and votes. EVENTS AFTER THE END OF THE REPORTING PERIOD President and CEO Pekka Lundmark has decided to leave Konecranes to pursue his career outside the company. The Board of Directors of Konecranes Plc has begun the search for a new President and CEO. Mr. Lundmark will leave the company in early September 2015 after the release of the January June interim report and related activities thereto are completed. Until then, Mr. Lundmark will continue as the President and CEO. On April 20, 2015, Konecranes received a disclosure under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Market Act, according to which the holding of Harris Associates L.P. in Konecranes Plc has exceeded 5 percent. Harris Associates L.P. held 3,200,000 Konecranes Plc s shares on April 17, 2015, which is 5.06 percent of Konecranes Plc s shares and votes. RISKS AND UNCERTAINTIES Konecranes operates in emerging countries that entail political, economic, and regulatory uncertainties. Adverse changes in the operating environment of these countries may result in currency losses, elevated delivery costs, or loss of assets. Konecranes operates a crane factory in Zaporozhye, Ukraine. The value of the total assets related to the Zaporozhye factory amounted to approximately EUR 11 million on March 31, The operations in emerging countries have had a negative impact on the aging structure of accounts receivable and may increase credit losses or the need for higher provisions for doubtful accounts. Konecranes has made several acquisitions and expanded organically into the new countries. A failure to integrate the acquired business or grow newly established operations may result in an impairment of goodwill and other assets. One of the key strategic initiatives of Konecranes is onekonecranes. This initiative involves a major capital expenditure for the information systems. Higher-thanexpected development or implementation costs or a failure to extract business benefits from the new processes and systems may lead to an impairment of assets or decrease in profitability. Konecranes delivers projects, which involve the risks related to, for example, engineering and project execution including Konecranes suppliers. A failure to plan or manage these projects may lead to higher-than-estimated costs or disputes with customers. Challenges in financing, e.g., due to currency fluctuations, may force customers to postpone projects or even to cancel the existing orders. Konecranes intends to avoid incurring costs for major projects under construction in excess of advance payments. However, it is possible that the costrelated commitments in some projects temporarily exceed the amount of advance payments. The Group s other risks are presented in the Annual Report. MARKET OUTLOOK European customers are still cautious about investing, but the number of inquiries is increasing. In the U.S., the market outlook remains generally positive, but the industrial production indicators are suggesting some softening of the growth rate. The near-term market outlook in emerging markets remains uncertain. Continued contract base growth bodes well for the future of the service business. The quarterly Equipment order intake may fluctuate due to the timing of the large port crane projects. FINANCIAL GUIDANCE Based on the order book, service contract base, and the nearterm demand outlook, the year 2015 sales are expected to be higher than in We expect the 2015 operating profit, excluding restructuring costs, to improve from Helsinki, April 29, 2015 Konecranes Plc Board of Directors
13 13 Disclaimer It should be noted that certain statements in this report, which are not historical facts, including, without limitation, those regarding expectations for general economic development and market situation, expectations for general developments in the industry, expectations regarding customer industry profitability and investment willingness, expectations for company growth, development and profitability, expectations regarding market demand for the company s products and services, expectations regarding the successful completion of acquisitions on a timely basis and Konecranes ability to achieve the set targets and synergies, expectations regarding competitive conditions, expectations regarding cost savings, and statements preceded by believes, expects, anticipates, foresees or similar expressions, are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on current expectations, decisions and plans and currently known facts. Therefore, they involve risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual results to materially differ from the results currently expected by the company. Such factors include, but are not limited to, general economic conditions, including fluctuations in exchange rates and interest levels, the competitive situation, especially significant products or services developed by our competitors, industry conditions, the company s own operating factors, including the success of production, product development, project management, quality, and timely delivery of our products and services and their continuous development, the success of pending and future acquisitions and restructurings.
14 14 Summary financial statements and notes Accounting principles The presented financial information is prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standard (IAS) 34, Interim Financial Reporting, as adopted by the EU. The figures presented in the tables below have been rounded to one decimal, which should be taken into account when reading the sum figures. The numbers stated in this bulletin have not been subject to audit.
15 15 Consolidated statement of income EUR million 1 3/ /2014 Change percent 1 12/2014 Sales ,011.4 Other operating income Depreciation and impairments Other operating expenses ,855.2 Operating profit Share of associates' and joint ventures' result Financial income and expenses Profit before taxes Taxes NET PROFIT FOR THE PERIOD Net profit for the period attributable to: Shareholders of the parent company Non-controlling interest Earnings per share, basic (EUR) Earnings per share, diluted (EUR) Consolidated statement of comprehensive income EUR million 1 3/ / /2014 Net profit for the period Items that can be reclassified into profit or loss Cash flow hedges Exchange differences on translating foreign operations Income tax relating to items that can be reclassified into profit or loss Items that cannot be reclassified into profit or loss Re-measurement gains (losses) on defined benefit plans Income tax relating to items that cannot be reclassified into profit or loss Other comprehensive income for the period, net of tax TOTAL COMPREHENSIVE INCOME FOR THE PERIOD Total comprehensive income attributable to: Shareholders of the parent company Non-controlling interest
16 16 Consolidated balance sheet EUR million ASSETS Non-current assets Goodwill Intangible assets Property, plant and equipment Advance payments and construction in progress Investments accounted for using the equity method Available-for-sale investments Long-term loans receivable Deferred tax assets Total non-current assets Current assets Inventories Raw material and semi-manufactured goods Work in progress Advance payments Total inventories Accounts receivable Loans receivable Other receivables Current tax assets Deferred assets Cash and cash equivalents Total current assets 1, , TOTAL ASSETS 1, , ,477.4
17 17 Consolidated balance sheet EUR million EQUITY AND LIABILITIES Equity attributable to equity holders of the parent company Share capital Share premium account Fair value reserves Translation difference Paid in capital Retained earnings Net profit for the period Total equity attributable to equity holders of the parent company Non-controlling interest Total equity Liabilities Non-current liabilities Interest-bearing liabilities Other long-term liabilities Deferred tax liabilities Total non-current liabilities Provisions Current liabilities Interest-bearing liabilities Advance payments received Progress billings Accounts payable Other short-term liabilities (non-interest bearing) Current tax liabilities Accruals Total current liabilities Total liabilities 1, , ,028.1 TOTAL EQUITY AND LIABILITIES 1, , ,477.4
18 18 Consolidated statement of changes in equity EUR million Equity attributable to equity holders of the parent company Share capital Share premium account Cash flow hedges Translation difference Balance at 1 January, Options exercised Dividends paid to equity holders Share based payments recognized against equity Total comprehensive income Balance at 31 March, Balance at 1 January, Options exercised Dividends paid to equity holders Share based payments recognized against equity Total comprehensive income Balance at 31 March, EUR million Equity attributable to equity holders of the parent company Paid in capital Retained earnings Total Non-controlling interest Total equity Balance at 1 January, Options exercised Dividends paid to equity holders Share based payments recognized against equity Acquisitions Total comprehensive income Balance at 31 March, Balance at 1 January, Options exercised Dividends paid to equity holders Share based payments recognized against equity Acquisitions Total comprehensive income Balance at 31 March,
19 19 Consolidated cash flow statement EUR million 1 3/ / /2014 Cash flow from operating activities Net income Adjustments to net income Taxes Financial income and expenses Share of associates' and joint ventures' result Dividend income Depreciation and impairments Profits and losses on sale of fixed assets Other adjustments Operating income before change in net working capital Change in interest-free short-term receivables Change in inventories Change in interest-free short-term liabilities Change in net working capital Cash flow from operations before financing items and taxes Interest received Interest paid Other financial income and expenses Income taxes paid Financing items and taxes NET CASH FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES Cash flow from investing activities Acquisition of Group companies, net of cash Divestment of Businesses, net of cash Capital expenditures Proceeds from sale of fixed assets Dividends received NET CASH USED IN INVESTING ACTIVITIES Cash flow before financing activities Cash flow from financing activities Proceeds from options exercised and share issues Proceeds from long-term borrowings Repayments of long-term borrowings Proceeds from (+), payments of (-) short-term borrowings Change in short-term receivables Dividends paid to equity holders of the parent NET CASH USED IN FINANCING ACTIVITIES Translation differences in cash CHANGE OF CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period Cash and cash equivalents at end of period CHANGE OF CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS The effect of changes in exchange rates has been eliminated by converting the beginning balance at the rates current on the last day of the reporting period.
20 20 FREE CASH FLOW EUR million 1 3/ / /2014 Net cash from operating activities Capital expenditures Proceeds from sale of fixed assets Free cash flow Segment information 1. BUSINESS SEGMENTS EUR million Orders received by Business Area 1 3/2015 % of total 1 3/2014 % of total 1 12/2014 % of total Service 1) Equipment , /. Internal Total , ) Excl. Service Contract Base Order book total 2) % of total % of total % of total Service Equipment /. Internal Total 1, ) Percentage of completion deducted Sales by Business Area 1 3/2015 % of total 1 3/2014 % of total 1 12/2014 % of total Service Equipment , /. Internal Total , Operating profit (EBIT) by Business Area excluding restructuring costs 1 3/2015 MEUR EBIT % 1 3/2014 MEUR EBIT % 1 12/2014 MEUR EBIT % Service Equipment Group costs and eliminations Total Operating profit (EBIT) by Business Area including restructuring costs 1 3/2015 MEUR EBIT % 1 3/2014 MEUR EBIT % 1 12/2014 MEUR EBIT % Service Equipment Group costs and eliminations Total
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