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DGAP-Adhoc: SCHULER AG: Sales and earnings guidance upgraded

August 1, 2014

SCHULER AG / Key word(s): Change in Forecast/Half Year Results 01.08.2014 16:44 Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Sales and earnings guidance 2014 upgraded - Half-yearly consolidated sales of EUR 540 million; EBITA margin 7.3% - New orders after first six months at EUR 554.6 million GÖppingen, August 1, 2014 - According to preliminary figures, press manufacturer Schuler enjoyed further growth in the first six months thanks to new products and strong demand in Asia and the Americas. New orders were up 10.5 percent year on year to a provisional EUR 554.6 million. According to preliminary figures, Schuler generated sales revenue of EUR 540 million in the first six months of fiscal year 2014. The operating result (EBITA) amounted to EUR 39.6 million with an EBITA margin of 7.3 percent, according to preliminary figures. The company is due to publish its final half-yearly figures for fiscal 2014 on August 7, 2014. Sales and earnings guidance upgraded In view of the progress made so far this year, the press manufacturer is raising its sales and earnings guidance. Schuler now expects sales of EUR 1.1 to EUR 1.2 billion and an EBITA margin of 7 to 8 percent for the fiscal year 2014. The company previously anticipated sales revenue of around EUR 1.1 billion and an EBITA margin of 6 to 7 percent. Contact: Schuler AG, Thomas Herrlinger, Head of Investor Relations, POB 12 22, 73012 GÖppingen, Tel.: + 49 (0)7161/66-204, Fax: 66-850, e-Mail: ir@schulergroup.com01.08.2014 The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: SCHULER AG Bahnhofstraße 41 73033 GÖppingen Germany Phone: +49 (0)7161 66-204 Fax: +49 (0)716 166-850 E-mail: ir@schulergroup.com Internet: www.schulergroup.com ISIN: DE000A0V9A22 WKN: A0V9A2 Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (General Standard), Stuttgart; Freiverkehr in Berlin, DÜsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover, MÜnchen End of Announcement DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------


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