Order intake and sales at 30 September 2016

Thales is today releasing its order intake and sales for Q1 2016.
 

Patrice Caine, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, commented:
"Over the first nine months of the year, thanks to the efforts of its employees across the globe, Thales posted a solid commercial momentum, including a sharp rise in order intake in its aerospace and defence segments. The booking of the Indian Rafale order enables us to upgrade our order intake target for the Full Year. For the third consecutive year, Thales will achieve a book-to-bill ratio above 1, confirming its return to sustainable growth.”

 
  • Order intake: €10.2 billion, +1%
  • Sales: €10.0 billion, up 10.8% at constant scope and currency (+9.9% on a reported basis)
  • Full Year 2016 order intake target upgraded to €15.5 to 16.0 billion
  • Full Year 2016 sales target adjusted: organic[1] growth slightly above +5%
 
Order intake, € million 9 months
2016
9 months
2015
Total change Organic change
Aerospace 3,735 3,153 +18% +19%
Transport 687 2,486 -72% -71%
Defence & Security 5,741 4,639 +24% +25%
Other 53 34    
Total 10,216 10,312 -1% +1%
Sales, € million        
Aerospace 3,898 3,587 +8.7% +9.4%
Transport 1,046 862 +21.2% +24.6%
Defence & Security 5,023 4,633 +8.4% +9.1%
Other 66 49    
Total 10,033 9,131 +9.9% +10.8%
Of which mature markets[2] 7,077 6,593 +7.4% +8.3%
Of which emerging markets2 2,956 2,539 +16.4% +17.1%
 
 
 
 
We are pleased to invite you to participate in this conference call in English:
 
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 at 08:30 am (CET)
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International dial-in number: +44 (0) 203 367 94 62.
 
It will be also possible to follow the conference call through a webcast by using the following link: http://edge.media-server.com/m/p/kfaxjjxs.
 
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[1] In this press release, “organic” means “at constant scope and exchange rates”.
[2] Mature markets: Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand; emerging markets: all other countries.

 
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