Polygiene Group AB (publ.) Interim Report July 1 – September 30, 2023

Publish date: 26 okt 2023

Positive EBITDA and strong cash flow signal recovery
Net sales for the quarter amounted to MSEK 28.7 (41.0), a 30% decrease compared to the third quarter last year. This fiscal period saw a more robust gross margin of 72.2 (65.6)% than 2022. Operating profit before interest, taxes depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) was MSEK 0.1 (5.1), equivalent to an EBITDA margin of 0.4 (12.5)%. Cash flow, was positive at MSEK 2.3 (including currency effects, MSEK 1.2), with MSEK 48.3 in cash and cash equivalents.

The quarter in brief (July – September 2023)

  • Net sales amounted to MSEK 28.7 (41.0). There is an exchange rate impact of approximately 5 % in the quarter compared to last year. The decrease in net sales is primarily within Product Protection due to reduced demand in the manufacturing and construction industries
  • The gross margin was 72.2 (65.6) %
  • Operating profit before depreciations (EBITDA) amounted to MSEK 0.1 (5.1)
  • Operating profit after depreciations and before tax (EBIT) amounted to MSEK
    -2.4 (7.0)
  • The cash flow amounted to MSEK 2.3 (1.9), 1.2 including FX impact. Cash and cash equivalents amounted to MSEK 48.3 (55.5)

Significant events during the quarter in brief (July – September 2023)

  • Innovation project launched to address microfiber emissions
  • MicroPak has increased its order volume
  • New agents within Product Protection
  • Munich-based sailing brand Marinepool launches products treated with Polygiene StayFresh
  • Presentation for Resinex in Healthcare

The report is enclosed in this press release and is available to download on ir.polygiene.com/news/

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This information is information that Polygiene Group AB (publ.) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out below, at 08.00 CET on October 26, 2023.