Increase in earnings per share to 72 cents following 42 cents the year before
Dividend proposal of 20 cents per share (previous year 12 cents)
Today Supervisory Board of OHB Technology AG (Prime Standard, ISIN: DE0005936124) accepted the consolidated annual accounts of OHB Group and the annual accounts of OHB Technology AG, presented by the Management Board and audited by the auditors for the fiscal year 2005. Therefore the annual accounts 2005 are confirmed.
OHB Group’s total performance in 2005 in the amount of EUR 117.1 million is slightly above the previous year's figure (EUR 114.1 million) and took also benefit from the takeover of MT Aerospace AG as the net profit in the amount of EUR 10.7 million (previous year EUR 6.1 million). Earnings per share resulted in 72 cents (previous year 42 cents).
Management and Supervisory Board will be asking shareholders on the annual general meeting to approve a dividend of 20 cents per share for 2005 (previous year 12 cents).
The complete and audited 2005 Group annual accounts of OHB Technology AG will be explained in detail at the annual accounts press conference in Bremen and the analyst’s conference to follow on the same day in Frankfurt/Main on March 22, 2006.
For further details and information please refer to the 9-Month-Report 2005, which will be disclosed on November 10th, 2005.