Alstom’s orders and sales for the first nine months of 2018/19
- Continuous strong commercial momentum with orders intake of €10.5 billion, leading to a new record-breaking backlog of €40 billion
- Solid sales at €6.0 billion, up 16% (18% organic)
- Outlook confirmed
17 January 2019 – Over the third quarter 2018/19 (from 1 October to 31 December 2018), Alstom booked €3.4 billion of orders, compared to €1.7 billion over the same period last fiscal year. The Group’s sales increased to €2.0 billion, up 10% (10% organically) compared to €1.8 billion over the third quarter 2017/18.
For the first nine months of 2018/19 (from 1 April to 31 December 2018), Alstom’s order intake reached €10.5 billion. The Group’s sales amounted to €6.0 billion, up 16% (18% organically) compared to the first nine months of 2017/18.
At €39.7 billion on 31 December 2018, current backlog provides strong visibility on future sales.
Geographic and product breakdowns of reported orders and sales are provided in Appendix 1. All figures mentioned in this release are unaudited. *Restated IFRS 9 & 15
“Alstom achieved a continuous strong commercial performance this quarter with a new record-breaking backlog, particularly in services with notably the award of the maintenance contract for the Riyadh Metro. Sales were fully in line with our objectives that are confirmed. The Group delivered on major project milestones this quarter, such as the first metro for Dubai, the last trainset for the Sydney metro and the first train for PRASA produced in our newly inaugurated factory in South Africa.” said Henri Poupart-Lafarge, Alstom Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.Geographic and product breakdowns of reported orders and sales are provided in Appendix 1. All figures mentioned in this release are unaudited. *Restated IFRS 9 & 15