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 reaffirms significant earnings growth for full 2019|20 financial year

EBIT in first half still significantly below year-earlier period – Positive full-year forecast remains in place

EBIT in second quarter of 2019|20 still significantly below year-earlier result

Fruit outlook lower, Sugar and Starch expected to be better Significant Group EBIT increase for full year 2019|20 is reaffirmed AGRANA’s operating profit (EBIT) in the second quarter of 2019|20 (the period from 1 June to 31 August 2019) was € 20.8 million, significantly less than...

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Despite an EBIT decrease year on year in first quarter of 2019|20, AGRANA expects significant EBIT growth for full year

First quarter of 2019|20 at a glance Revenue: € 638.4 million (+1.3%; Q1 prior year: € 630.3 million) Operating profit (EBIT): € 30.9 million (-16.5%; Q1 prior year: € 37.0 million) EBIT margin: 4.8% (Q1 prior year: 5.9%) Profit for the period: € 18.3 million (-27.7%; Q1 prior year:...

AGRANA Annual General Meeting votes for a dividend of €1.00

The 32nd ordinary Annual General Meeting of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG today voted to pay out a dividend for the 2018|19 financial year in the amount of €1.00* per share (prior year dividend: €1.125* per share).“In the interests of dividend continuity, we also wish to pay shareholders a...

Cartel Court dismisses suit for fine against AGRANA Zucker GmbH

Antitrust proceedings had been pending since 2010; judgement not yet final

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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...