Strong earnings in second quarter. Continued high order intake driving faster capacity expansion

May 3, 2018 | Quarterly Report

  • Q2 FY 2018: Revenue € 1,836 million; Segment Result € 314 million; Segment Result Margin 17.1 percent; earnings per share € 0.40 (basic and diluted); adjusted earnings per share € 0.26 (diluted); gross margin 37.1 percent; adjusted gross margin 38.0 percent
  • Outlook for FY 2018: Based on an assumed exchange rate of US$ 1.25 to the euro, year-on-year revenue growth of about 4 to 7 percent and Segment Result Margin of 17 percent at mid-point of revenue guidance. Group net income likely exceeding € 1 billion due to the sale of the RF power business
  • Outlook for Q3 FY 2018: Based on an assumed exchange rate of US$ 1.25 to the euro, quarter-on-quarter revenue growth of 3 percent (plus or minus 2 percentage points) and Segment Result Margin of 17 percent at mid-point of revenue guidance
  • Investments of about € 1.2 billion in the current fiscal year due to accelerated capacity expansion

Neubiberg, Germany – 3 May 2018 – Infineon Technologies AG today reported results for the second quarter of the 2018 fiscal year (period ended 31 March 2018).

“Infineon continues to grow profitably,” stated Dr. Reinhard Ploss, CEO of Infineon. "Our growth is broadly based: Solutions for the entire range of drivetrain systems for all types of electric vehicles, including 48-volt systems, high-speed trains and renewable power generation. In addition, we are seeing growing demand for data center power supplies for artificial intelligence. Our order books are bulging. We therefore are very confident that we will achieve our revenue targets for the 2018 fiscal year. Compared to the previous year’s March quarter, the average US dollar exchange rate against the euro fell by around 16 percent in the three-month period to 31 March 2018. Despite headwinds from the US dollar and rising material prices, we expect to achieve our targeted Segment Result Margin of 17 percent again in the 2018 fiscal year. This demonstrates the robustness of our business model," continued Dr. Reinhard Ploss.

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About Infineon

Infineon Technologies AG is a world leader in semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer and greener. Microelectronics from Infineon is the key to a better future. In the 2017 fiscal year (ending 30 September), the Company reported sales of around €7.1 billion with about 37,500 employees worldwide. Infineon is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX) and in the USA on the over-the-counter market OTCQX International Premier (ticker symbol: IFNNY).

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