Result 2012

Satisfactory operative result in a difficult market situation

Edita Group’s net revenue increased by EUR 7.4 million. The operating profit without one-time items was EUR 2.1 million. Considerable structural changes were carried out in the Group, generating one-time expenses that impaired the Group’s result. One-time expenses totaled EUR 7.9 million. The Group’s operating profit, including one-time items, was EUR -4.1 million.  In strategic focus areas business grew and profitability developed as expected. The Group’s cash and cash equivalents as well as gross margin remained at a good level. 

Thanks to measures carried out in 2012, Edita will be able to develop its business operations efficiently and to offer its customers a more versatile selection of communication services and products.

Financial statements (PDF)
Financial statements bulletin (PDF)

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Net revenue by business area 2012

Employees by business area 2012

Net reveunue by business area
2011 - 2012

(IFRS)(EUR 1000)

Operating profit by business area
2011 - 2012

Without one-time items
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Net revenue

In 2012, the Group's net revenue was EUR 113.2 million (105.8).

The net revenue in Finland was EUR 52.0 million (49.2). The net revenue in other EU countries was EUR 58.6 million (55.5) and exports outside the EU totaled EUR 2.6 million (1.1).

The net revenue of Finnish companies was 48% (48%) of the Group net revenue and that of Swedish companies 52% (52%) of the Group net revenue.


Operating profit

The Group’s operating profit without one-time items was EUR 2.1 million. Operating profit for 2012 was EUR -4.1 million (2.2), which is EUR 6.3 million down from the previous year.

In addition to the declining demand for printing services and the minor growth of the communications market, the operating profit was impaired by costs related to the adjustment measures carried out in the Print & Distribution and Editorial Communication business areas as well as by the depreciations of goodwill in the Print & Distribution and Marketing Services business areas.

Costs of one-time measures totaled EUR 7.9 million (2.5), of which salaries paid for the period of notice account for EUR 3.4 million (1.7), impairment for EUR 3.7 million (0) and other one-time expenses for EUR 0.8 million (0.8).

Swedish VAT returns, sales of fixed assets and other one-time profits amounted to EUR 1.7 million (1.4). The Group’s operating profit without one-time items was EUR 2.1 million (3.3).

Financial statements 2012 (PDF)

Financial statements bulletin 2012 (PDF)

Key figures

Net revenue (M€) 113.2 105.8
Operating profit without one-time items (M€) 2.1 3.3
Profit including one-time items (M€) -4.1 2.2
EBITDA without one-time items (M€) 7.6 9.4
Equity-ratio % 36.8 42.7
Operatic cash low (M€) 7.3 8.2
Cast at the end of the year (M€) 6.7 6.2
Employees (average) 705 747


Edita Group's net revenue 2008 - 2012

(IFRS)(EUR 1000)

Business areas 2012

Marketing Services

Strongly present in the Nordic region

Marketing Services comprises Citat Oy and Klikkicom Oy in Finland, Citat AB, Klikki AB, Mods Graphic Studio AB and an associate company Brand Systems International AB in Sweden, Citat Ukraine LLC in Ukraine and Klikki ApS in Denmark.

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Editorial Communication

Content worth sharing

The business area comprises JG Communication AB in Sweden.

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Content, editing and distribution

The business area comprises Edita Publishing Oy and the National Centre of Professional Development in Education Educode Oy in Finland.

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Print & Distribution

Versatile and efficient production services in print-related communication

The business area comprices Edita Prima Oy in Finland, Edita Västra Aros AB, Sandvikens Tryckeri AB and an associate company Edita Bobergs AB in Sweden.

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