2020

30.01.2020 – The Swatch Group AG

SWATCH GROUP: Key Figures 2019


SWATCH GROUP: Key Figures 2019

  • Group net sales of CHF 8 243 million, -1.8% in comparison to the previous year at constant exchange rates, or -2.7% at current rates.
  • Operating result of CHF 1 023 million, -11.4% to the previous year. Operating margin amounted to 12.4% versus 13.6% in the previous year.
  • Net income of CHF 748 million, -13.7% to the previous year, with a net margin of 9.1% versus 10.2% in the previous year.
  • Operating cash flow increased by 30% to CHF 1 224 million.
  • Excluding Hong Kong SAR, Group sales increased in the second half of 2019 by 5% at constant exchange rates and the operating result by 6% (in the Watches & Jewelry segment, excluding production, by even more than 20%).
  • Growth in all markets except Hong Kong SAR.
  • Dividend proposal: CHF 8.00 per bearer share and CHF 1.60 per registered share (unchanged from previous year).
  • For 2020, further growth in local currency expected in all regions (except Hong Kong SAR).

Outlook for 2020

Group management expects healthy growth in 2020 in all markets in local currency, with the exception of Hong Kong SAR. The currency situation will remain challenging. A special highlight for the Group will be the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo, where Omega can uniquely showcase itself in one of the largest luxury markets in the world.

Contacts

Media

Bastien Buss, Corporate Communications

Phone: +41 32 343 68 11

The Swatch Group Ltd, Biel/Bienne (Switzerland)

E-mail: please use our «Contact Form»

Investors

Felix Knecht, Investor Relations Officer

Phone : +41 32 343 68 11

The Swatch Group Ltd, Biel/Bienne (Switzerland)

E-mail: please use our «Contact Form»


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