Delticom: EUR 0.50 dividend per share for 2013
Delticom AG Investor Relations
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Hanover, 20 March 2014 – For Delticom (German Securities Code (WKN) 514680, ISIN DE0005146807, stock market symbol DEX), Europe’s leading online tyre dealer, 2013 was an extremely exciting and successful year. In a difficult market environment the company increased revenues by 10.8 % to € 505.5 million (2012: € 456.4 million), reaching the half-a-billion-euro mark for the first time in the history of the company. Consolidated net income for 2013 de-creased from € 22.2 million to € 11.6 million, a drop of 47.9 %. Earnings per share were € 0.97 (2012: € 1.87).
At the Annual General Meeting on 29.04.2014, the Management Board and Supervisory Board will propose a dividend of € 0.50 per share (2012: € 1.90, -73.7%). The remainder will be used in the financial year to reduce financial debt to banks that were raised for the financing of the Tirendo aquisition.
The full report for fiscal year 2013 stands ready for download within the “Investor Rela-tions” section of the website www.delti.com.
Delticom, Europe’s leading online tyre retailer, was founded in Hanover in 1999. With more than 100 online shops in 42 countries, the company offers its private and business customers an unequalled assortment of excellently priced car tyres, motorcycle tyres, bicycle tyres, truck tyres, bus tyres, special tyres, rims, complete wheels (pre-mounted tyres on rims), selected replacement car parts and accessories, motor oil and batteries. The independent website reifentest.com contains impartial information about tyre tests and helps the customers choose from more than 100 tyre brands and more than 25,000 tyre models. Delticom delivers either directly to the customer’s home address, or to one of more than 30,000 service partners – affiliated garages which take delivery of tyres and then install these on the customer’s vehicle. Delticom’s Wholesale division also sells tyres to wholesalers domestically and abroad.
On the Internet at: www.delti.com
Selected online shops: www.reifendirekt.de, www.123pneus.fr, www.mytyres.co.uk, www.reifendirekt.ch