Daimler AG (ticker symbol: DAI) has achieved a Group EBIT adjusted for special reporting items for the second quarter that is significantly above market expectations. Group EBIT adjusted for special reporting items sums up to €3,973 million (Q2 2015: €3,764 million). All mentioned figures are preliminary and unaudited.

The EBIT adjusted for special reporting items reached:
– Mercedes-Benz Cars: €2,209 million (Q2 2015: 2,234 million)
– Daimler Trucks: €661 million (Q2 2015: 717 million)
– Mercedes-Benz Vans: €462 million (Q2 2015: 238 million)
– Daimler Buses: €89 million (Q2 2015: 57 million)
– Daimler Financial Services: €479 million (Q2 2015: 445 million)
– Reconciliation: €73 million (Q2 2015: 73 million)

Following special reporting items had an impact on EBIT:
DAI-EBIT-Q2-2016

The outlook for Group EBIT 2016 adjusted for special reporting items remains unchanged: On the basis of the expectations for Daimler’s key markets and the current planning of the divisions, the EBIT development of the divisions are unchanged and expected as follows:

– Mercedes-Benz Cars: slightly above the prior-year level,
– Daimler Trucks: significantly below prior-year level,
– Mercedes-Benz Vans: significantly above the prior-year level,
– Daimler Buses: slightly above the prior-year level, and
– Daimler Financial Services: slightly above the prior-year level.

Daimler expects Group EBIT adjusted for special reporting items will slightly increase in 2016 as expected earlier.

Source: Daimler AG