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07.02.2011

DGAP-Adhoc: Schweizer Electronic AG with Record Year: Expectations exceeded

Schweizer Electronic AG / Key word(s): Preliminary Results/Dividend 07.02.2011 11:18 Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Schramberg, February 7, 2011 - Schweizer Electronic AG will close the Financial Year 2010 with the highest sales in its 161 year-old company history. The company exceeded its forecast and expects sales of 105.4 mio. EUR (previous year 65.8 Mio. EUR; plus 60%). Incoming orders even amounted to more than 160 Mio. EUR (previous year 83.0 Mio. EUR) which equals a Book-to-Bill ratio of 1.5. Furthermore Schweizer Electronic expects earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of 16.9 Mio. EUR (previous year -3.4 Mio. EUR), corresponding to a margin of 16.0%. This includes one-time special items of 3.8 Mio. EUR. EBIT, adjusted by special items, amounts to 13.1 Mio. EUR respectively 12.5%. Earnings per share (EPS) are estimated to be at 3.60 EUR including special items. Based on these preliminary and unaudited results the Executive Board will propose to the Supervisory Board to distribute a dividend to the shareholders for the past Financial Year of 0.42 EUR per share. For 2011 the company anticipates a continuation of the global upswing which might, however, lose its dynamics. With a view to the market segments an increase of sales revenues of between 5 % and 15 % is expected for the Fiscal Year 2011. This forecast also draws on the fact that Schweizer starts the Fiscal Year 2011 with orders in hand of more than 120 Mio. Euro. Schweizer Electronic AG will publish the complete and audited results for the Fiscal Year 2010 on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Information and Explaination of the Issuer to this News: About Schweizer: Schweizer Electronic AG (WKN 515623) is one of the Top 3 PCB manufacturers in Europe with recognized technology and consulting expertise in the field of automobile, solar and industrial electronics. The company was established in 1849 and is currently managed by the sixth generation of the family. Schweizer Electronic is focused on complex multilayer and HDI circuits as well as solutions for reducing the system cost and improving the integration of active and passive components on the PC board. In addition, Schweizer Electronic has many answers to the challenges of modern power electronics. With its network of partners, Schweizer Electronic AG offers optimal cost and manufacturing solutions for small, medium and large series. For further information please contact Marc Bunz Schweizer Electronic AG Einsteinstraße 10 78713 Schramberg / Germany Phone: +49 7422 512 - 213 E-mail: ir@schweizerelectronic.ag 07.02.2011 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: Schweizer Electronic AG Einsteinstraße 10 78713 Schramberg Deutschland Phone: 07422-512-301 Fax: 07422-512-397 E-mail: ir@schweizerelectronic.ag Internet: www.schweizerelectronic.ag ISIN: DE0005156236 WKN: 515623 Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (General Standard), Stuttgart; Freiverkehr in Berlin End of Announcement DGAP News-Service =--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Schweizer Electronic AG / Key word(s): Preliminary Results/Dividend 07.02.2011 11:18 Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Schramberg, February 7, 2011 - Schweizer Electronic AG will close the Financial Year 2010 with the highest sales in its 161 year-old company history. The company exceeded its forecast and expects sales of 105.4 mio. EUR (previous year 65.8 Mio. EUR; plus 60%). Incoming orders even amounted to more than 160 Mio. EUR (previous year 83.0 Mio. EUR) which equals a Book-to-Bill ratio of 1.5. Furthermore Schweizer Electronic expects earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of 16.9 Mio. EUR (previous year -3.4 Mio. EUR), corresponding to a margin of 16.0%. This includes one-time special items of 3.8 Mio. EUR. EBIT, adjusted by special items, amounts to 13.1 Mio. EUR respectively 12.5%. Earnings per share (EPS) are estimated to be at 3.60 EUR including special items. Based on these preliminary and unaudited results the Executive Board will propose to the Supervisory Board to distribute a dividend to the shareholders for the past Financial Year of 0.42 EUR per share. For 2011 the company anticipates a continuation of the global upswing which might, however, lose its dynamics. With a view to the market segments an increase of sales revenues of between 5 % and 15 % is expected for the Fiscal Year 2011. This forecast also draws on the fact that Schweizer starts the Fiscal Year 2011 with orders in hand of more than 120 Mio. Euro. Schweizer Electronic AG will publish the complete and audited results for the Fiscal Year 2010 on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Information and Explaination of the Issuer to this News: About Schweizer: Schweizer Electronic AG (WKN 515623) is one of the Top 3 PCB manufacturers in Europe with recognized technology and consulting expertise in the field of automobile, solar and industrial electronics. The company was established in 1849 and is currently managed by the sixth generation of the family. Schweizer Electronic is focused on complex multilayer and HDI circuits as well as solutions for reducing the system cost and improving the integration of active and passive components on the PC board. In addition, Schweizer Electronic has many answers to the challenges of modern power electronics. With its network of partners, Schweizer Electronic AG offers optimal cost and manufacturing solutions for small, medium and large series. For further information please contact Marc Bunz Schweizer Electronic AG Einsteinstraße 10 78713 Schramberg / Germany Phone: +49 7422 512 - 213 E-mail: ir@schweizerelectronic.ag 07.02.2011 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de =-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: Schweizer Electronic AG Einsteinstraße 10 78713 Schramberg Deutschland Phone: 07422-512-301 Fax: 07422-512-397 E-mail: ir@schweizerelectronic.ag Internet: www.schweizerelectronic.ag ISIN: DE0005156236 WKN: 515623 Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (General Standard), Stuttgart; Freiverkehr in Berlin End of Announcement DGAP News-Service =--------------------------------------------------------------------------

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