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Maintaining the positive growth trend in the second quarter of 2015

Today, we have released the interim financial report for the first halfyear 2015

Jens Bjørn Andersen, CEO: "We maintained the positive growth trend in both number of shipments and earnings in all our business areas in the second quarter of 2015. Our Air & Sea Division reports a remarkable 26% earnings growth, and after a solid first six months of the year we now raise our full-year performance forecast for 2015."

The consolidated full-year outlook for 2015 previously announced is raised as follows:

  • Gross profit is expected to be in the range of DKK 10,900-11,200 million (previously DKK 10,500-10,900 million)
  • Operating profit before special items (EBITA) is expected to be in the range of DKK 2,850-3,000 million (previously DKK 2,700-2,900 million)
  • Free cash flow before any acquisition or divestment of enterprises is expected to approximate DKK 2,100 million (previously DKK 2,000 million)

All other expectations for the full-year performance are unchanged.

Find the interim financial report here (PDF)