home24 SE adjusts sales estimate for Q2 2018 and confirms medium-term forecast

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home24 SE adjusts sales estimate for Q2 2018 and confirms medium-term forecast

19-Jul-2018 / 08:10 CET/CEST
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home24 SE adjusts sales estimate for Q2 2018 and confirms medium-term forecast

Berlin - home24 SE today adjusted its sales estimate for the second quarter of 2018 on the basis of information now available. The unusual warm weather from April to June 2018 in Continental Europe and particularly in Germany led to a noticeably lower demand in the market for large furniture, home24 SE's core business. At the same time, the processing of open orders in Q2 2018 was below the level of the previous year.

Resulting from the combination of these effects, home24 SE now expects in the second quarter 2018 an increase in sales of ca. 6-8% adjusted for foreign currency effects compared to the previous year. Exact figures will be provided when the final quarterly financial information is published on 12 September 2018.

At the same time, the company confirms its medium-term growth and earnings forecast communicated in the course of the IPO process. It is still planned that home24 SE will reach break-even on the basis of adjusted EBITDA by the end of the year 2019. Despite the existing challenges, the targeted growth of around 30% on a currency-adjusted basis remains achievable for the full year 2018.

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Philipp Steinhäuser,

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