1st Quarter Interim Report 2018

27.

April

2018

Bodo Uebber: “We made a good start to the year and have continued investing in the future. With our strong balance sheet and good earnings, we are setting the course for a successful future for the company and for mobility.”

Conference call for analysts and investors


Conference call for journalists (only in German language)

  • Unit sales 7% above prior-year level at 806,900 vehicles
  • Revenue up by 3% to €39.8 billion, up 8% after adjusting for exchange-rate effects
  • Group EBIT with €3.3 billion (Q1 2017: €3.8 billion) significantly below prior-year-level, positive special reporting items of €700 million included in first quarter 2017
  • Net profit of €2.4 billion (Q1 2017: €2.7 billion)
  • Free cash flow of industrial business of €1.8 billion (Q1 2017: €1.9 billion) in the first three months of 2018
  • Slight growth in unit sales, revenue and Group EBIT anticipated for full-year 2018
  • Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars: “We are sustainably continuing along our profitable growth course and sold more vehicles than ever before in a first quarter. We aim to continue building on this and will systematically implement our strategy with the five pillars – CORE, CASE, CULTURE, COMPANY and CUSTOMER.”
  • Bodo Uebber, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Finance & Controlling and Daimler Financial Services: “We made a good start to the year and have continued investing in the future. With our strong balance sheet and good earnings, we are setting the course for a successful future for the company and for mobility.”

Group EBIT in Q1 2018 significantly below prior year

Unit sales Q1 2018 are 7 % above prior year (In thousand Units)

Group revenue Q1 2018 increased by 3 %; exchange-rate-adjusted by 8 %

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