1st Quarter Interim Report 2017

26.

April

2017

“A very successful quarter lies behind us,” stated Dieter Zetsche. “Ahead of us, we have a variety of opportunities for further profitable growth. We do have the right products to take advantage of these opportunities – and the financial strength to make the necessary investments. The latest example: our new S-class. Daimler remains on the fast lane.”

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  • Unit sales significantly above prior-year level at 754,300 vehicles (+10%)
  • Revenue up by 11% to €38.8 billion
  • Group EBIT is 87% above prior-year level at €4,008 million
  • Net profit doubles to €2,801 million
  • Free cash flow of the industrial business of €1.9 billion (Q1 2016: €0.3 billion)
  • Significant growth in unit sales, revenue and Group EBIT anticipated for full-year 2017
  • Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars: “A very successful quarter lies behind us. Ahead of us, we have a variety of opportunities for further profitable growth. We do have the right products to take advantage of these opportunities – and the financial strength to make the necessary investments.”
  • Bodo Uebber, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Finance & Controlling and Daimler Financial Services: “We made a very good start to the year and once again surpassed our margin targets in the automotive business. We are very confident for the remainder of the year to achieve our financial as well as our strategic goals.”

Q1 2017

Group EBIT on record level(in m Euro)

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Bodo Uebber on Q1 2017

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