Commerce replace for the third quarter of 2021/22

Firm announcement no. 30 2021/22 – INSIDE INFORMATION (Improve)
Allerød, January 6, 2022

Commerce replace for the third quarter of 2021/22
(October 1 – December 31, 2021)

Improve to full yr income forecast based mostly on gross sales document within the Christmas Quarter

  • Preliminary figures present that Matas elevated its income by 5.0% within the third quarter of the fiscal yr, supported by development on-line and in shops. On-line income elevated 3.3%, whereas bodily shops elevated gross sales 2.9%.

  • Revenues for the interval October 1 to December 31, 2021 amounted to DKK 1,378 million, in comparison with DKK 1,313 million the earlier yr. In comparison with the identical quarter of 2019, development was 17.5%.

  • Like-for-like underlying income was up 2.8% in Q3 2021/22.

  • Websundhed accounted for round 1.8 share factors of total development.

  • On-line gross sales generated by matas.dk and Firtal represented 25.4% of total Matas income, in comparison with 25.8% in Q3 2020/21.

  • The variety of transactions elevated by 7.2%, whereas the typical basket dimension fell 3.9% to DKK 205 within the third quarter of 2021/22.

Gregers Wedell-Wedellsborg, CEO of Matas A / S: “The quarter of the Christmas season was our the most effective and even moved previous final yr’s traditionally robust Christmas quarter which was bolstered by the extraordinary frozen paid trip payout. Clients have returned to our bodily shops, whereas on the identical time on-line gross sales are steady on the exceptionally excessive degree recorded final yr when bodily retailing was restricted ”.

Within the first 9 months of 2021/22, Matas generated gross sales of DKK 3,374 million, a rise of 5.7% year-on-year. Like-for-like underlying gross sales elevated 3.4%, and matas.dk and Firtal reported total on-line gross sales up 6.8%. On-line gross sales represented 24.3% of total gross sales over the primary 9 months of the yr.

“As a part of Matas’ new five-year technique, we’ve vital investments within the third quarter – in increasing our vary of well being and luxurious hair care merchandise, in subsequent day supply and in constructing our group in order that we’re prepared for development ”, says Wedell-Wedellsborg.

Matas raises its income forecast for the complete yr to DKK 4,250-4,375 million, which equates to a development price of between 2% and 5%, from the earlier estimate of 4,200 to 4 330 million DKK, which equates to a development price of between 1% and 4%. The EBITDA margin earlier than distinctive gadgets is maintained between 18.0% and 19.0%. Total CAPEX remains to be anticipated to be between DKK 195 million and DKK 215 million earlier than potential mergers and acquisitions.

Matas’ forecast for the complete yr assumes there will likely be no extra large-scale blockages.

The interim report for the primary 9 months of 2021/22 will likely be launched on February 10, 2022.

Matas A / S

Contacts
Gregers Wedell-Wedellsborg
CEO, Cellphone +45 48 16 55 55

Anders T. Skole-Sørensen
CFO, Cellphone +45 48 16 55 55

Klaus Fridorf
Communication Supervisor, Cellphone +45 61 20 19 97

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