GESCO SE publishes dividend proposal


GESCO SE / Key word(s): Preliminary Results/Dividend
GESCO SE publishes dividend proposal

20-March-2024 / 15:53 CET/CEST
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  • Group sales and earnings meet forecast
  • Management proposes dividend of € 0.40

According to preliminary figures, the subsidiaries of Prime Standard-listed GESCO SE performed well operationally in financial year 2023 in a challenging macroeconomic environment. The forecast updated in Novemberr 2023 was met with Group sales of € 560.7 million (forecast: € 555 - 575 million; 2022: € 582.3 million) and Group net earnings of € 20.9 million (forecast: € 19.5 - 21.5 million; 2022: € 33.8 million). Group net earnings for 2023 include non-cash impairment losses of € 5.1 million on the subsidiaries AstroPlast and Franz Funke, which are burdened by the difficult economic situation in the construction industry.

Earnings per share amount to € 1.93 (2022: € 3.12). Against this backdrop, the Executive Board and Supervisory Board today decided to propose to the upcoming Annual General Meeting that a dividend of € 0.40 per dividend-bearing share be paid. As in the previous year, the Annual General Meeting will take place in the SANAA building at the Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex World Heritage Site in Essen on 29 May 2024.

The 2023 Annual Report with the final figures will be published on the website at on 11 April 2024 at 7:30 a.m. CET.

On the same day at 11:00 a.m., the annual accounts press conference will be broadcast live on the GESCO website, at which the Executive Board will review the last financial year and explain the outlook for the current financial year.


About GESCO:

GESCO SE is an industrial group with market- and technology-leading companies in the capital goods industry specialising in process technology, resource technology, healthcare and infrastructure technology. As a Prime Standard-listed company, GESCO SE gives private and institutional investors access to a portfolio of hidden champions in the German industrial SME sector.



Peter Alex
Head of Investor Relations & Communications
Phone +49 (0) 202 24820-18
Fax +49 (0) 202 24820-49

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