DFDS raises outlook for 2016 after strong Q2

We are pleased to deliver strong numbers again in Q2. We continued to benefit from the moderate growth in most parts of Europe and ongoing improvement and efficiency projects. Brexit has so far not materially impacted volumes while the depreciation of the British pound gives some headwind on results.

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  • 7% revenue growth excl. bunker surcharges
  • 33% growth of freight shipping volumes
  • Profit before tax and special items up by 39% to DKK 443m
  • ROIC before special items increased to 16.4%
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DFDS employee in an engine room

DFDS Outlook 2016

The full-year outlook for 2016 has been raised following Q2 earnings above expectations and continued positive market trends. The Group’s EBITDA before special items is now expected to increase to a range of DKK 2,450-2,600m compared to DKK 2,300-2,500m previously (2015: DKK 2,041m). Full-year EBITDA currency impact is expected to be around DKK –75m.

The Group’s revenue is despite some headwind on currencies still expected to increase by around 6%, excluding revenue from bunker surcharges.

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