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Aug 15, 2014

COMET Group: Sales and earnings rise substantially in first half

  • Sales growth of 25.0% from year-earlier period to CHF 132.6 million
  • EBITDA operating earnings up 9.6% to CHF 10.7 million
  • Strong CHF weights EBITDA margin down to 8.1%
  • Increase in net income of 64.9% to CHF 4.4 million

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Apr 24, 2014

COMET Group: Annual Shareholder Meeting approves all proposals of the Board of Directors

Flamatt, April 24, 2014. The 65th Annual Shareholder Meeting of COMET Holding AG in Berne approved all proposals put forward by the Board of Directors.
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Mar 20, 2014

COMET Group strategy has traction – Strong profitable sales growth in 2013 – Further solid growth expected for 2014

  • Execution of growth strategy proves effective
  • Sales up 16.4% to CHF 249.6 million
  • EBITDA margin improves to 14.4% (2012: 11.7%)
  • Net income increases to CHF 16.1 million (2012: CHF 5.7 million).
  • Earnings per share grow to CHF 21.28 (2012: CHF 7.54)
  • Doubling of dividend to CHF 8 per share (2012: CHF 4)
  • Sales forecast for 2014 raised to CHF 270-290 million

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Feb 17, 2014

COMET Group announces its provisional results for 2013: Strategy effective, sales and earnings grow significantly from prior year

  • Sales growth of 16.4% to CHF 249.6 million
  • EBITDA margin of 14.4% surpasses expectations (2012: 11.9%)
  • Net income up substantially to around CHF 16 million (2012: CHF 5.9 million)

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Dec 03, 2013

COMET Group strengthens its presence in Asia by opening its own application and service center in South Korea

Within the scope of its strategy to grow through intense marketing, COMET Group has opened its own subsidiary in the South Korean city of Suwon. The application and service center brings the group closer to existing and potential customers of RF Power Technology sold under the COMET brand. At the same time, the company is also setting up an application laboratory for YXLON X-ray systems used for checking electronic components.
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Nov 14, 2013

COMET Group on track with growth strategy

The COMET Group reaffirms its strategy on Investor Day. The strategic initiatives are proving successful. For 2013 the Group therefore predicts sales of CHF 240-250 million and an EBITDA margin of 13-14%. For 2014 and 2015 the Board of Directors and management expect continuing profitable growth and reaffirm the strategic targets for 2015: sales of CHF 300 million and an EBITDA margin of 15%.
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Aug 29, 2013

Open doors in Flamatt

Open doors in Flamatt On August 24, COMETs headquarter celebrated its 10 years anniversary in Flamatt.
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Aug 22, 2013

COMET Group: Earnings for first half steady year-over-year as expected, strategy implementation on track, positive outlook for 2013 reaffirmed

  • Sales growth of 2% from year-earlier period to CHF 106.0 million
  • Gross margin in systems business sees further rise
  • Lower EBITDA margin of 9.2% (H1 2012: 10.6%) due to investment in strategic initiatives
  • Net income of CHF 2.7 million constant at year-ago level, equity ratio of 58.3%
  • Group organization adjusted into three market-based segments
  • Positive outlook for 2013 reaffirmed: Expecting significantly stronger and profitable growth in H2

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Jun 27, 2013

Christoph Bärtschi to become new Head of HR for the COMET Group

The Board of Directors of COMET Holding AG has appointed Christoph Bärtschi to the position of Chief Human Resources Officer for the COMET Group as well as a member of the Executive Board. He will take up his new position in Flamatt on January 1, 2014.
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Apr 18, 2013

Annual Shareholder Meeting approves all proposals of the Board of Directors

The Annual Shareholder Meeting approved all the Board of Directors’ proposals.
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