Fresenius Group Overview

24.02.2016

DGAP Ad-hoc - Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA: Outstanding 2015 financial results - 25% dividend increase proposed - Positive Group guidance for 2016 - New stretch targets for 2019

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Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA: Outstanding 2015 financial results - 25% dividend increase proposed - Positive Group guidance for 2016 - New stretch targets for 2019


Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Forecast/Final Results

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Group sales increased by 19% (9% in constant currency) to EUR27,626 million
(2014: EUR23,231 million). Organic sales growth was 6%. Acquisitions
contributed 4% and divestitures reduced sales by 1%. Currency translation
had a positive effect of 10%.

Group EBIT* increased by 25% (13% in constant currency) to EUR3,958 million
(2014: EUR3,158 million). The EBIT margin* increased to 14.3% (2014:
13.6%).

Group net income** before special items increased by 31% (21% in constant
currency) to EUR1,423 million (2014: EUR1,086 million). Earnings per
share** before special items increased by 30% (20% in constant currency) to
EUR2.61 (2014: EUR2.01).

Group net income** including special items increased by 27% (17% in
constant currency) to EUR1,358 million (2014: EUR1,067 million). Earnings
per share** including special items increased by 27% (16% in constant
currency) to EUR2.50 (2014: EUR 1.97).

Based on the strong financial results, the Management Board will propose to
the Supervisory Board a dividend increase of 25% to EUR0.55 per share
(2014: EUR0.44).

For 2016, Fresenius projects sales growth of 6% to 8% in constant currency.
Net income*** is expected to grow by 8% to 12% in constant currency.

For 2019, Group sales are expected to reach EUR36 billion to EUR40
billion****. Group net income** is expected to increase to EUR2.0 billion
to EUR2.25 billion****.


* Before special items
** Net income attributable to shareholders of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA
*** Net income attributable to shareholders of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA;
2015 before special items
**** At comparable exchange rates; including small and mid-size
acquisitions

(Financial statements according to U.S. GAAP)

Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA,
represented by Fresenius Management SE,
Board of Management


Bad Homburg v.d.H., February 24, 2016

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Language: English
Company: Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA
Else-Kröner-Straße 1
61352 Bad Homburg v.d.H.
Germany
Phone: +49 (0)6172 608-2485
Fax: +49 (0)6172 608-2488
E-mail: ir-fre@fresenius.com
Internet: www.fresenius.com
ISIN: DE0005785604
WKN: 578560
Indices: DAX
Listed: Regulated Market in Dusseldorf, Frankfurt (Prime Standard),
Munich; Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Hamburg,
Hanover, Stuttgart; Terminbörse EUREX

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