Today the Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) announces its results for the first nine montsh of 2015, ending 30 September 2015.
|in EUR million||Q3 2015||Q3 2014||% change||1-9M 2015||1-9M 2014 3)||% change|
|EBITDA comparable margin||38.2%||39.5%||35.6%||34.6%|
|Cash flow generated from operations||271.5||300.6||-9.7%||806.0||674.0||19.6%|
|Earnings per share (in EUR)||0.20||0.27||-28.2%||0.44||-0.35||n.m.|
|Free cash flow per share (in EUR)||0.15||0.37||-58.1%||0.55||0.47||16.0%|
|in EUR million||30 Sep 2015||31 Dec 2014||% change|
|Net debt 4)||2,572.6||2,693.3||-4.5%|
|Net debt / EBITDA comparable (12 months) 4)||2.0x||2.1x|
All financial figures are based on IFRS; if not stated otherwise, all comparisons are given year-on-year. EBITDA comparable is defined as net income excluding financial result, income taxes, depreciation and amortisation, restructuring and impairment charges.
1) Does not include investment in spectrum and acquisitions.
2) Intended proposal to the Annual General Meeting 2016.
3) The 2014 comparison period was adjusted according to IAS 8, see page 33 for details.
4) As of 31 December 2014 long-term financial investments, instalment sales receivables and financial leasing are no longer included in the calculation of net debt; comparative figures have been restated accordingly.
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