25 Apr '12, 5am

Siemens continues broad-based revenue growth in second quarter - Forecast lowered for 2012 income

In the second quarter of fiscal 2012, which ended on March 31, 2012, new orders were down 13 percent year-over-year to €17.9 billion. The decline was due primarily to lower volume from large orders compared to the prior-year period. Revenue came in at €19.3 billion – a clear nine percent increase. The book-to-bill ratio for the quarter was 0.93, and the order backlog totaled €100 billion. At the Energy Sector, new orders were down by nearly a third to €5.8 billion, while revenue rose 13 percent to €6.9 billion. The decline in new orders was primarily due to a lower volume of large orders compared to the prior-year period, which had included orders for a combined cycle power plant in Saudi Arabia and three offshore wind farms in Germany. The largest increase in revenue was achieved by the renewable energy business. For the full fiscal year, the Energy Sector expects a book-...

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