Helmut Ruwisch : The Indus – boss with the expectations for the fourth quarter cautious. Source: press photo
DÜSSELDORF. All 40 of the holding company wrote in the black and were grown in the first half , said Indus. "The result before taxes, we were able to quadruple to 33 million almost € " , Indus – chief Helmut Ruwisch said at the presentation of the half-year figures . The net profit was 17.6 million euros after 1.5 million a year ago.
Indus has interests mainly in the areas Autozulieferung , construction and mechanical engineering. In most cases these are former family business, which have separate owners of the company. The EBIT margin was 10.3 percent Indus back to the earlier standard values. 2009 it had slipped to seven percent. Sales increased by about 25 percent to 450 million euros.
For the third quarter of Indus expected a similarly good performance . However, for the fourth quarter Ruwisch more cautious : First weakening trends were evident , as the momentum in the U.S. and Asia be declining and prices rose for commodities and energy. For the full year, expects industry sales of 900 million euros and an EBIT 75-80 million euros. The number of employees located worldwide , with nearly 6000 people at its peak , it would be reinstated. On the stock market the share was listed only changed slightly just above the previous day’s price of 16 € . gil