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HELMA Eigenheimbau AG publishes 2009 annual report


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22.04.2010 09:15

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HELMA Eigenheimbau AG publishes 2009 annual report
Lehrte, April 22, 2010 - HELMA Eigenheimbau AG, specialist for individual solid construction houses and sustainable energy concepts, has published its 2009 annual report today. The company achieved a marked earnings improvement in the reporting period. Along with the higher revenue level, this also particularly reflects the further improvements in cost efficiency that have been achieved. The company raised consolidated revenue (IFRS) by more than 10% to EUR 62.4 million, and posted earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of EUR 1.1 million (2008: minus EUR 0.4 million). Consolidated earnings after tax improved by EUR 1.1 million to EUR 0.2 million. Earnings per share amounted to EUR 0.07 (2008: minus EUR 0.36). The earnings improvement achieved had an extremely positive impact on operating cash flow, which rose from minus EUR 2.9 million to EUR 3.0 million.
'The 2009 financial year was a highly successful one for us,' commented Karl-Heinz Maerzke, Management Board Chairman of HELMA Eigenheimbau AG, with a look to the results. 'With the turnaround that we have accomplished, and the strong sales results, we have even slightly exceeded our ambitious annual target in what remains a competitive market. We look forward to the future with great confidence in view of the continued sound sales figures, and the HELMA Group's positive overall trend,' Mr. Maerzke went on to comment.

The complete 2009 annual report of HELMA Eigenheimbau AG is available for downloading on the company's website (www.HELMA.de) in the Investor Relations area, as well as at the following direct link.
http://www.helma.de/fileadmin/user_upload/HELMA_IR/gb2009.pdf
Among other items, the annual report includes a detailed analysis of sales figures on pages 30-36, as well as the forecast report on pages 61-63, which explains in detail the Management Board's positive outlook for the 2010 financial year with anticipated revenue growth to EUR 80.0 million, as well as a significant EBIT enhancement to EUR 3.0 million.
ABOUT HELMA EIGENHEIMBAU AG:

HELMA Eigenheimbau AG is a customer-oriented building services-provider offering a full range of services. The focus is on the development, planning, sale, and construction management of turnkey or partially completed detached and semi-detached houses using the solid construction method. Particularly the option of individual planning and individualisation without extra costs, as well as the company's outstanding know-how in the area of energy-efficient construction methods, are perceived on the markets as HELMA Eigenheimbau AG's unique selling propositions. With its persuasive sustainable energy concepts, the company has established itself as one of the leading providers of solar energy-saving homes, and is one of the most experienced companies in the solid construction house sector, having constructed several thousand owner-occupier homes. As a property development company, the HELMA Wohnungsbau GmbH & Co. KG subsidiary supplements the product range of the HELMA Group. 

INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT:

Gerrit Janssen, Management Board member, CFO
Tel.: +49 (0)5132 8850 113
E-mail: ir@helma.de




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Language:     English
Company:      HELMA Eigenheimbau AG
              Zum Meersefeld 4
              31275 Lehrte
              Deutschland
Phone:        +49 (0)5132/8850-0
Fax:          +49 (0)5132/8850-111
E-mail:       info@helma.de
Internet:     www.helma.de
ISIN:         DE000A0EQ578
WKN:          A0EQ57
Listed: Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Stuttgart; Entry               Standard in Frankfurt
 
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