Investor Relations

Fiscal year 2010/11

11.01.2011
CropEnergies reports a good business development and positive outlook
CO2 liquefaction plant in Zeitz starts production
CropEnergies AG, Mannheim, increased its revenues strongly year over year in the first three quarters of the current 2010/11 financial year (1 March - 30 November 2010) to EUR 349 (previous year: 280) million. That was a growth of 24 percent. EBITDA trebled versus the same period of the previous year to EUR 54.6 (previous year: 16.9) million and reached a margin of 15.7 percent. Operating profit improved to EUR 32.0 (previous year: 3.6) million. The growth in revenues and earnings was the result above all of the increased production of bioethanol and the high-grade protein food and animal feed products at the plant in Wanze, Belgium, which led to higher sales volumes also in the 3rd quarter. Cash flow rose strongly to EUR 47.3 (previous year: 6.9) million. After capital expenditure, and despite the company's first dividend payment in July 2010, CropEnergies was able to reduce net financial debt to EUR 193.5 (28 February 2010: 215.4) million.
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Ad hoc Announcement pursuant to § 15 WpHG

17.12.2010
CropEnergies again increases forecast for the current financial year
Profitable growth path continued in 3rd quarter
CropEnergies AG, Mannheim, has continued its road to success in the first nine months of the current financial year 2010/11 (1 March - 30 November 2010) and has significantly increased its revenues by 24 percent compared to the previous year to EUR 349 (previous year: EUR 280) million. Operating profit rose to EUR 32 (previous year: EUR 4) million. The main reason for the growth in revenues and profit is the increased production of bioethanol and the high-quality protein food and animal feed of the plant in Wanze, Belgium, which led to increased revenues in the 3rd quarter as well.
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13.10.2010
CropEnergies continues revenue and earnings growth in the 2nd quarter
Operating profit in the first six months reaches a record level

CropEnergies AG, Mannheim, increased its revenues in the 1st half of the current 2010/11 financial year (1 March - 31 August 2010) considerably by 16.5 percent year over year to EUR 214.7 (previous year: 184.3) million. EBITDA improved in the 1st half to EUR 32.4 (previous year: 7.5) million and reached a margin of 15.1 (previous year: 4.1) percent. The operating result was up strongly to EUR 17.4 (previous year: -0.8) million. After a financial result of EUR -4.0 (previous year: -3.9) million and net tax of EUR -3.0 (previous year: 2.8) million, CropEnergies posted net earnings after tax in the 1st half of EUR 10.5 (previous year: -2.0) million.
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Ad hoc Announcement pursuant to § 15 WpHG

20.09.2010
CropEnergies Increases Forecast After Strong 1st Half
CropEnergies AG, Mannheim, increased its revenues in the 1st half of the current 2010/11 financial year (1 March - 31 August 2010) considerably by 16.5 percent compared to the previous year to EUR 215 (previous year: 184) million.
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15.07.2010
CropEnergies' annual general meeting resolves first dividend payment
The annual general meeting of CropEnergies AG, Mannheim, on 15 July 2010 passed a resolution to pay a dividend for the first time. The total dividend payout is EUR 4.3 million. That is equivalent to EUR 0.05 per share. All the other motions put forward by the company's executive board and supervisory board were also adopted by a clear majority of over 99%. Approximately 800 shareholders and guests representing 82% of the share capital, attended the annual general meeting held in the Rosengarten in Mannheim.
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13.07.2010
CropEnergies reports a strong 1st quarter
Growth in revenues and earnings despite 5-year plant overhaul in Zeitz

CropEnergies AG, Mannheim, increased its revenues in the 1st quarter of the 2010/11 financial year by five percent to EUR 93.5 (previous year: 2009/10: EUR 89.0) million. Higher bioethanol and co-product sales in Belgium contributed especially. EBITDA improved strongly to EUR 9.7 (previous year: 0.7) million after the 1st quarter of the previous year had been burdened by the start-up phase at the new plant in Belgium. This was equivalent to a margin of 10.4 (previous year: 0.8) percent. The operating result rose to EUR 2.4 (previous year: -3.2) million, although depreciation almost doubled to EUR 7.4 (previous year: 3.9) million.
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Ad hoc Announcement pursuant to § 15 WpHG

18.05.2010
CropEnergies aims to more than double operating profit in 2010/11
Profitable growth enables a first dividend payment for 2009/10
With revenues up 14 percent to EUR 374.1 (previous year: 328.4) million, CropEnergies AG, Mannheim, sustained its growth course in 2009/10 despite the financial and economic crisis. EBIDTA increased 16 percent to EUR 33.1 (previous year: 28.6) million.
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Ad hoc Announcement pursuant to § 15 WpHG

17.05.2010
CropEnergies to pay a dividend of EUR 0.05 per share
CropEnergies AG, Mannheim, continued to grow profitably in the 2009/10 financial year (1 March 2009 - 28 February 2010) and increased its revenues by 14 percent to EUR 374.1 (previous year: 328.4) million.
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