Based on preliminary figures, GEA for the second quarter 2017 expects an order intake of approx. EUR 1,241 million (prior year: EUR 1,222 million), working capital of approx. EUR 710 million (prior quarter: EUR 760 million), revenues of approx. EUR 1,141 million (prior year: EUR 1,157 million), and an operating EBITDA* of approx. EUR 122 million (prior year: EUR 145 million).
Thanks to robust growth in small and mid-sized orders, GEA’s order intake in the first quarter of 2017 almost matched the level of the previous year. Despite reticence on the part of customers to place major orders, the company secured order intake of EUR 1,136 million in the period under review.
On the occasion of its Annual General Meeting, GEA released selected preliminary key figures for the first quarter of 2017. At approximately EUR 1,135 million, preliminary order intake was slightly down on the same period last year (EUR 1,144 million).