Ad hoc: Deutsche Post World Net expects group EBIT of at least 3.6 billion Euros in 200703/20/2007
For 2007 Deutsche Post World Net expects the group’s operating profit (EBIT) to reach at least 3.6 billion Euros. Taking into account positive non-recurring effects of 0.4 billion Euros in 2006 this represents a like-for-like increase of at least 3%.
On a divisional levels this includes an EBIT for the MAIL division, that remains stable at the 2 billion Euro level.
In the EXPRESS division the EBIT is expected to reach more than 400 million Euros. This includes non-recurring expenses of around 100 million Euros for the Leipzig Hub expansion.
For the LOGISTICS division EBIT is expected to increase by around 15%.
The FINANCIAL SERVICE division is expected to grow EBIT by at least 5% including non-recurring expenses of around 100 million Euros.
The SERVICES segment is expected to show an EBIT at -0.7 billion Euros. No significant non-recurring effects are expected.
Deutsche Post World Net today holds its annual press conference in Bonn at 1000h (CET) followed by an investors conference, also in Bonn at 1400h (CET).