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LINDT & SPRüNGLI CONTINUES TO INCREASE SALES AND PROFIT WHILE EXPANDING ITS MARKET POSITION 07.03.2017


  • Group sales CHF 3.901 billion: +6.8% (+6.0% organic)
  • Operating profit (EBIT) CHF 562.5 million: +8.4%; EBIT margin 14.4% (2015: 14.2%)
  • Net income CHF 419.8 million: +10.2%; Return on sales 10.8% (2015: 10.4%)
  • Proposal for a 10% increase in the dividend to CHF 880.- per registered share

Kilchberg, March 7, 2017 – Lindt & Sprüngli once again grew at a faster pace than the overall chocolate market in 2016. Consolidated sales increased by 6.8% to CHF 3.901 billion. Organic sales growth was 6.0%. The Group’s operating profit (EBIT) rose by 8.4% to CHF 562.5 million. The company therefore succeeded once again in meeting its strategic growth and sales targets. In addition to the 10.2% increase in net income amounting to CHF 419.8 million, both the EBIT margin and the return on sales improved. The Group balance sheet remains very solid.

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