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Agrana Beteiligungs AG Reports Strong H1 Results According to BAC Report

02 Dec 2011 • by Natalie Aster

LONDON – In October Agrana Beteiligungs announced its Q2 and H1 results, both being positive. In Q2 revenue and net income grew by 26.1% and 98.9% respectively. In H1 therefore the indicators amounted to EUR 1284.7 M and EUR 77.7 M, which a 19.7% and 107.8% increase, respectively.

Key drivers for company’s success in FY 2010/11 are:

In sugar segment:

  • World sugar market price is higher than European levels
  • Deficit strikes European market, price rises
  • Volumes of sold sugar also rise

In starch segment:

  • Strong demand drives all markets
  • All core and by-products increase their starch consumption
  • Bioethanol is profitable

In fruit segment:

  • Agrana is a global leader in fruit preparations
  • Juice fruit concentrates business improves further

The outlook for Agrana:

In sugar segment:

  • Increasing demand from Southeastern and Central Europe
  • Further price and volumes growth

In starch segment:

  • Sales are stable
  • Raw material and energy costs are challenging
  • Further operating profit improvement

In fruit segment:

  • Improving volumes and selling prices push operating profit higher
  • Agrana invests in promising emerging markets: South Africa, Egypt, Russia and China

Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Wien (Austria), Agrana Beteiligungs AG engages in operation within three segments: Sugar, Starch and Fruit. Sugar segment manufactures various sugars under several brands (the most famous is Wiener Zucker). Starch segment engages in preparation of starch and starch-based products for Food and semi-luxury food industry, Paper and paper processing industry, Textile industry, Construction chemistry sector, Pharmaceutical, cosmetic industries, Animal feed & fertilizers. It also is responsible for bioethanol manufacture.  Fruit segment engages in fruit and fruit juice concentrate preparation. Since 1991 Agrana trades at Vienna stock exchange.

Find all the details on the company’s business, product line, financial results and experts’ forecasts in the report “Agrana Beteiligungs AG Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis” recently published by Market Publishers Ltd.

Report Details:

Title: Agrana Beteiligungs AG Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis
Date: Nov, 2011
Pages: 103

More company reports featuring SWOT and financial information, industry and competitors analysis can be found in Company Reports Catalog.



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