DGAP-Adhoc: SMA Solar Technology AG: SMA adjusts sales and earnings forecast

2021. szeptember 06., hétfő, 14:24





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SMA Solar Technology AG: SMA adjusts sales and earnings forecast


06-Sep-2021 / 14:24 CET/CEST


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SMA adjusts sales and earnings forecast



Niestetal, September 6, 2021 - Due to the ongoing supply bottlenecks for electronic components, the Managing Board of SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA/FWB: S9) is adjusting its sales and earnings forecast for 2021. The shortage of electronic components currently affecting the entire electronics industry has, contrary to expectations, also worsened significantly for SMA in the short term due to the latest cancellations of firmly committed delivery quantities. In addition, customer projects have been postponed to the following year. The Managing Board still expects sales in the second half of the year to be higher than in the first half. However, according to the Executive Board, these will remain below the most recently forecast level.



The Executive Board now expects sales of 980 to 1030 million euros for fiscal 2021 (previously 1075 to 1175 million euros). As a result of the lower sales, the expectation for earnings in the fiscal year has also changed. The Executive Board now expects to generate EBITDA of 50 to 65 million euros in 2021 (previously 75 to 95 million euros). According to the Managing Board, the very good medium-term business prospects for SMA have not changed.






Contact:

Ulrich Hadding

Chief Financial Officer



Information and Explanation of the Issuer to this News:

About SMA



As a leading global specialist in photovoltaic and storage system technology, the SMA Group is setting the standards today for the decentralized and renewable energy supply of tomorrow. SMA"s portfolio contains a wide range of efficient PV and battery inverters, holistic system solutions for PV and battery-storage systems of all power classes, intelligent energy management systems and complete solutions for PV diesel hybrid applications. Digital energy services as well as extensive services up to and including operation and maintenance services for PV power plants round off SMA"s range. SMA inverters with a total output of more than 100 gigawatts have been installed in more than 190 countries worldwide. SMA"s multi-award-winning technology is protected by more than 1,600 patents and utility models. Since 2008, the Group"s parent company, SMA Solar Technology AG, has been listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (S92) and is listed in the TecDAX index.



SMA Solar Technology AG



Sonnenallee 1



34266 Niestetal



Germany



Head of Corporate Communications:



Anja Jasper



Tel. +49 561 9522-2805



Presse@SMA.de



Press Contact:



Susanne Henkel



Manager Corporate Press



Tel. +49 561 9522-1124



Presse@SMA.de








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Language: English
Company: SMA Solar Technology AG

Sonnenallee 1

34266 Niestetal

Germany
Phone: +49 (0)561 / 9522 - 0
Fax: +49 (0)561 / 9522 - 100
E-mail: info@sma.de
Internet: http://www.sma.de
ISIN: DE000A0DJ6J9
WKN: A0DJ6J
Indices: SDAX, TecDAX
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange
EQS News ID: 1231425





 
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