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
|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
|At september 30 (€m]||2020||2019||Change|
|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|
|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.
RIBER is confirming its forecast for 2020, with full-year revenues of around €30m, compared with €33.5m in 2019.
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