Datacolor in fiscal 2017/18

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Datacolor in fiscal 2017/18


In fiscal year 2017/18 Datacolor continued its growth. Sales increased by 11% to USD 81.1 million (prior year: USD 72.8 million), in local currency 8%. Operating income EBITDA decreased slightly to USD 8.4 million (USD 8.9 million), EBITDA margin to 10.3% (12.2%). EBIT of USD 6.2 million (USD 6.4 million) and EBIT margin of 7.6% (8.8%) also slightly declined. Influenced by the financial result, net income of USD 4.1 million (USD 6.8 million) was lower than in the previous year. Earnings per share were USD 25.29 (USD 42.78). As of the reporting date, September 30, 2018, Datacolor continued to have a high net liquidity position (including financial assets) of USD 40.6 million (September 30, 2017: USD 38.2 million). The equity ratio of 63% remained at the solid level of the previous year.


The detailed annual report 2017/18 will be published on November 13, 2018.


Lucerne, October 23, 2018


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T +41 44 488 40 19

Datacolor AG, Investor Relations, Olga Wüschner

Waldstätterstrasse 12, POB 2541, 6002 Lucerne





13. November 2018

Publication Annual Report 2017/18

5. December 2018

Annual General Meeting of Shareholders 2017/18


About Datacolor

Datacolor, a global leader in color management solutions, provides software, instruments and services to assure accurate color of materials, products and images. The world's leading brands, manufacturers and creative professionals have used Datacolor's innovative solutions to consistently achieve the right color for more than 45 years. The company provides sales, service and support in over 100 countries throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia. Industries served include textile and apparel, paint and coatings, automotive, plastics, photography and videography. For more information visit