Ad hoc disclosure in accordance with § 15 Wertpapierhandelsgesetz (German Securities Trading Act, WpHG)Beiersdorf AG lifts revenue forecast for fiscal year 2012

Beiersdorf Aktiengesellschaft, Hamburg, recorded a 3.7% increase in Group sales in the three quarters of fiscal year 2012 as against the prior-year period, to €4,566 million. Sales growth in the Consumer business segment amounted to 3.7% (sales of €3,816 million) compared with the previous year, while in the tesa business segment it was 3.5% (sales of €750 million). Group EBIT increased to 12.6%. 

Beiersdorf is now forecasting full-year sales growth for the Group and the Consumer and tesa business segments of 3–4% in each case (previously: approximately 3%). The company is continuing to expect an EBIT margin for the Group of around 12%.  

The interim report for the third quarter will be published on November 2, 2012, at 08.00 a.m.

Beiersdorf Aktiengesellschaft
Unnastrasse 48
20245 Hamburg
WKN 520000 / ISIN DE0005200000
listed on the Amtlicher Markt (Official Market) of the Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg stock exchanges