Q1 2014 Revenue: € 41.1 million


In Q1 2014, the group has contained the decrease of its revenues (-2.4% compared to Q1 2013) and begin to reverse the trend observed over the last two quarters.


At end- March 2014, the Group booked € 25.7 million in new orders, a comparable level to those registered at beginning of the year (€22.7 million in Q1 2012 and € 27.5 million to Q1 2013).
As of March 31, 2014, backlog represented 14.2 months of sales (14.9 months of sales to end-March 2013).

 

Revenue (in € million)1

Q1 2013

Q1 2014

Variation 2014/2013

Defense, Space & Security

21.6

20.6

-5.0%

Aeronautics, Energy & Industry

16.0

16.9

5.7%

Products

4.5

3.9

-12.1%

Eliminations & other

-0.1

-0.3

NA

Total CS

42.1

41.1

-2.4%

of which France

35.5

31.3

-11.8%

of which International

6.6

9.8

+48%

1 Unaudited figures


If the activities in the field of Defense have been contracted, those in the space sector continued to be well oriented especially in Europe. At end-March 2014, the overall backlog of these activities stood to 19.3 months of sales.
 
Over Q1 2014, the Aeronautics, Energy and Industries activities returned to growth, in particular thanks to the positive momentum in the field of embedded systems in the North American market.
                                                                          
Diginext marks time in Q1 2014 after having registered a strong growth in Q1 2013 (+28.3% verus Q1 2012).
 
As of March 31, 2014, the total number of employees was 1,791 versus 1,733 at end-December 2013.
 
 
 
CS is a major actor in the design, integration and operation of mission critical systems. CS is listed on the Euronext Paris stock markets - Compartment C (Shares: Euroclear 7896 / ISIN FR 0007317813). For more information, please go to: www.c-s.fr
 
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