Revenues at end-September 2020: €17.5m

  • Confirmation of the robust performance by the Services & Accessories business
  • €18.2m order book at September 30, 2020

Bezons, October 29, 2020 – 6:00 pm – RIBER, global market leader in MBE equipment for semiconductor industry, is reporting its revenues for the year to end-September 2020.

Change in revenues

€m 2020 2019 Change
1st quarter 5,4 6,7 – 19%
2nd quarter 6,2 7,2 – 15%
3rd quarter 5,9 6,8 – 13%
Total 9-month revenues
17,5 20,7 – 15%

 

At september 30 (€m] 2020 2019 Change
Systems 9,5 12,8 – 26%
Evaporators 0,1 1,0 – 90%
Services and accessories 7,9 6,9 + 14%
Total 9-month revenues 17,5 20,7 – 15%

Revenues at September 30, 2020 came to €17.5m, down 15% from September 30, 2019.

MBE systems revenues totaled €9.5m, down 26%, following the deferral of deliveries linked to the pandemic context. During the first nine months, five systems – including three production units – were delivered, compared with six systems – including five production units – at September 30, 2019.

Evaporator revenues remained sluggish due to the current lack of investment in OLED screen production equipment.

Revenues for services and accessories climbed 14% to €7.9m, driven by a sustained level of commercial activity, especially with the installed base.

At end-September 2020, the breakdown of revenues was as follows: 39% for Europe, 43% for Asia, 12% for North America and 6% for other countries.

Order book developments

At September 30 (€m) 2020 2019 Change
Systems 8,7 20,4 – 57%
Evaporators 0,0 0,0
Services and accessories 9,5 6,1 + 56%
Total order book 18,2 26,5 – 31%

The order book at September 30, 2020 totaled €18.2m, down 31% from September 30, 2019.

The systems business continued to be impacted by the increase in decision times by clients and export licenses applications, with an order book contracting 57% to €8.7m, including five systems – with one production unit to be delivered during the last quarter of 2020. However, the portfolio of prospects is at a historically high level.

The services and accessories business is confirming its robust commercial development, with an order book of €9.5m, up 56% year-on-year, taking into account the good level of orders recorded during the third quarter of 2020.

Outlook

RIBER is confirming its forecast for 2020, with full-year revenues of around €30m, compared with €33.5m in 2019.

Next date

2020 full-year revenues will be released on Friday January 29, 2021 (before start of trading)

Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 18:00 pm

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