Financial News

Financial news

The annual and half-year financial results conferences provide business and specialist media with detailed information about the development of our business. The Management Board also regularly holds one-on-one meetings with business and agricultural journalists as well as informing the public about current issues by means of press releases. We also regularly invite journalists to visit our sites.

AGRANA: significant EBIT decrease in 2018|19 financial year

Outlook: Significant EBIT growth expected in 2019|20

New Management Board appointment at AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG

At its meeting on 10 May 2019, the Supervisory Board of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG has resolved to appoint Norbert Harringer as a new member of the Management Board with effect from 1 September 2019. The current Management Board, comprising CEO Johann Marihart, Stephan Büttner, Fritz Gattermayer...

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Ground-breaking ceremony for € 40 million betaine plant at Tulln sugar refinery

Production of crystalline betaine under a joint venture between AGRANA and The Amalgamated Sugar Company (USA)

Dividend proposal of € 1.00 per share for the 2018|19 financial year

AGRANA achieves much lower consolidated EBIT in 2018|19; brighter outlook for 2019|20

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AGRANA attends in-cosmetics Global 2019 in Paris

Presentation of an innovative styling foam conditioner with starch instead of microplastics

AGRANA opens new fruit preparations plant in Changzhou (China)

AGRANA now with three facilities in China

AGRANA registers significant earnings reduction for first three quarters of 2018|19

First three quarters of 2018|19 at a glance Revenue: € 1,863.5 million (-7.3%; Q1-Q3 prior year: € 2,010.6 million) EBIT: € 63.5 million (-63.0%; Q1-Q3 prior year: € 171.6 million) EBIT margin: 3.4% (Q1-Q3 prior year: 8.5%) Profit for the period: € 37.0 million (-71.0%; Q1-Q3 prior year:...

AGRANA reiterates earnings forecast for full 2018|19 financial year

Profit in first half of 2018|19 significantly below prior year as sugar and bioethanol businesses weigh on results

Disclosure pursuant to Article 135, para. 1, of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act (BörseG)

AGRANA Beteiligungs-Aktiengesellschaft (FN 99489h) hereby announces that the total number of voting rights as at the end of July 2018 amounts to 62,488,976. The capital stock remains unchanged at € 113,531,274.76.The increase in the number of shares, from 15,622,244 previously, to 62,488,976...

AGRANA discloses details of 1:4 share split resolution

At the 31st ordinary Annual General Meeting of AGRANA-Beteiligungs-Aktiengesellschaft, Vienna, on 6 July 2018, a resolution was passed pertaining to a 1:4 share split. As a result, the number of shares will rise from 15,622,244 at present to 62,488,976. The capital stock will remain unchanged...

AGRANA earnings decrease in first quarter of 2018|19

Unchanged forecast for full year 2018|19, with steady revenue and a significant reduction in EBITAGRANA, the global manufacturer of fruit products, starch and sugar, as expected started the 2018|19 financial year with a significant quarterly decrease in operating profit (EBIT). The Group’s...

AGRANA Annual General Meeting votes to increase dividend

The 31th ordinary Annual General Meeting of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG today voted to increase the dividend from €4.00 to €4.50 per share for the 2017|18 financial year. “Following the positive development of earnings in 2017|18, we are adhering to our reliable dividend policy,” stressed Johann...

AGRANA acquires stake in Algerian fruit preparations producer ELAFRUITS SPA

The fruit, starch and sugar group AGRANA has extended its presence in the African market by acquiring 49% of the shares in Elafruits SPA, an Algerian producer of fruit preparations. Located in Akbou, around 200 km east of Algiers, this company with a workforce of around 100 employees generated...

Substantial decline in EBIT in the first quarter of 2018|19

Group guidance for the full year confirmedIn the first quarter of 2018|19 (1 March to 31 May 2018), AGRANA’s operating profit (EBIT) amounted to € 37.0 million (Q1 2017|18: € 69.8 million). The significant decline was due to lower selling prices for sugar and isoglucose as well as lower...

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AGRANA: significant EBIT growth in 2017|18 financial year

Operating profit (EBIT) up across all segments; Outlook: significant reduction in EBIT ahead Revenue: € 2,566.3 million (up 0.2%; prior year: € 2,561.3 million) Operating profit (EBIT): € 190.6 million (up 10.6%; prior year: € 172.4 million) All segments contributed to the significant...

SUNOKO negotiations placed on hold

AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG and Agri Europe Cyprus Ltd., Limassol|Cyprus, today agreed to place the negotiations on the acquisition of the Serbian sugar company Sunoko d.o.o., Novi Sad|Serbia, on hold. The reason behind this is the challenging European sugar market environment.Download Ad-Hoc...

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Dividend proposal of € 4.50 per share for the 2017|18 financial year

AGRANA achieves higher consolidated EBIT in 2017|18; weaker outlook for 2018|19

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AGRANA’s first three quarters significantly ahead of one year earlier

In the first three quarters of the 2017|18 financial year, AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG achieved slight year-on-year growth of 2.2% in Group revenue to € 2,010.6 million (Q1-Q3 prior year: € 1,967.5 million). Profit for the period rose to € 171.6 million, an increase of 24.6% from the year-earlier...

Accident at the AGRANA corn starch mill in Aschach/Donau

At around 08:00 this morning, an accident occurred at the corn starch mill in Aschach an der Donau as a result of an operator error which triggered a chemical reaction and the release of chlorine gas. This caused 37 people on the site to experience respiratory problems.After receiving first...

AGRANA EBIT grows 45% – Outlook: Significant earnings growth confirmed for full year 2017|18

AGRANA, the Sugar, Starch and Fruit manufacturer, is delivering compelling results for the first half of the 2017|18 financial year.