Press Releases 2016


December 14, 2016

Aurubis’ 2015/16 result confirms company and market expectations

The Aurubis Group (Aurubis) generated a result that was within the company’s and the market’s expectations, achieving operating earnings before taxes (EBT) of € 213 million in fiscal year 2015/16 (previous year: € 343 million). Operating return on capital employed (ROCE) amounted to 10.9 % (previous year: 18.7 %).

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October 25, 2016

Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) includes Aurubis on its Climate A List

On Tuesday evening in Munich, the investor initiative “Carbon Disclosure Project” (CDP) will add Aurubis AG to the Climate Performance Leadership Index with a score of A-. Aurubis has thus achieved the status “Index Leader MDAX” in the 2016 CDP climate reporting and is one of seven leading MDAX companies this year. The copper group therefore improved compared to its first time participating last year, when the company was awarded Best Newcomer Germany.

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August 10, 2016

Aurubis meets earnings expectations while confirming forecast – large-scale shutdown in Pirdop successfully completed

The Aurubis Group generated operating earnings before taxes (EBT) of € 148 million in the first nine months of fiscal year 2015/16 (previous year: € 262 million). The operating return on capital employed (ROCE; rolling EBIT for the last four quarters) was 11.2 % (previous year: 18.7 %). Both of these KPIs are below the previous year, as announced, but are at the level of market expectations.

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May 10, 2016

Aurubis reports good half-year results

The Aurubis Group generated operating earnings before taxes (EBT) of € 113 million in the first half of fiscal year 2015/16 (previous year: € 181 million, including extraordinary effects in the amount of € 50 million).

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April 27, 2016

Aurubis publishes Sustainability Report 2015

Aurubis AG has published its fifth Sustainability Report during the year of its 150th anniversary. The report is oriented to the internationally recognized guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 as well as the Mining and Metals Sector Disclosures. The Aurubis Sustainability Report 2015 simultaneously serves as the Communication on Progress for the UN Global Compact (UNGC). Aurubis has taken part in the Global Compact since late 2014 and supports its principles.

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April 25, 2016

Consolidated Q2 earnings above market expectations

Aurubis AG generated preliminary consolidated operating earnings before taxes (EBT) of € 77 million (previous year: € 142 million) in Q2 2015/16 and is therefore above the market expectations.

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25. April 2017

“150 Years of the Future”: Aurubis celebrates the anniversary of its founding

It’s Aurubis’ anniversary! Under the motto “150 Years of the Future”, the company is celebrating the 150th anniversary of its founding: on April 28, 1866, Norddeutsche Affinerie AG, the predecessor of what is now Aurubis AG, was entered in the Hamburg Commercial Register.

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February 24, 2016

Resolution for dividend payment of € 1.35 per share passed at Aurubis AG Annual General Meeting

“We more than doubled the prior-year earnings, from € 137 million to € 343 million. This is a record result in the company’s 150-year history,” explained Erwin Faust, Executive Board spokesman, referring to the operating earnings before taxes (EBT) at the Aurubis AG Annual General Meeting for fiscal year 2014/15 in front of about 1,500 shareholders and guests on Wednesday in Hamburg. The return on capital employed was significantly improved at 18.7 %, exceeding the Group’s target of 15 %. The operating return on capital employed is the second important Group KPI in addition to operating EBT.

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February 10, 2016

Aurubis confirms forecast for the entire fiscal year

Aurubis AG generated operating earnings before taxes (EBT) of € 36 million in Q1 of the current fiscal year 2015/16 (previous year: € 39 million). The forecast for fiscal year 2015/16 was confirmed.

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January 27, 2016

Aurubis starts the current fiscal year with weaker earnings in the first quarter, as in the previous year

Aurubis AG generated operating earnings before taxes (EBT) of € 36 million in the first quarter of the current fiscal year 2015/16 according to preliminary figures and is therefore below the capital market’s expectations. Operating earnings before taxes in the first quarter of the previous fiscal year were € 39 million.

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