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Key Figures and Financial Reports


QPR Software focuses on providing organizations software and professional services for operational development. Our software and services are used in over 50 countries. The Company offers its customers insight to their business operations though modeling, analysis and performance monitoring. This insight enables customers to streamline and improve business operations and to execute their strategies swiftly and effectively. The Company´s product portfolio has been strongly renewed in recent years. The new software products offer customers innovative and efficient tools to model enterprise architecture, to automatically discover any processes based on actual event data and to analyze causes for potential performance problems.

QPR Software’s business operations consist of software and consulting services sales. The Company reports income for products and services as follows: software license sales, software maintenance services, software rentals, and consulting services.

The Company reports the following operating segments: Direct and OEM business (software license and rental sales, maintenance and consulting services sales to direct customers and OEM customers) and Resellers (software license and rental sales, maintenance and consulting services sales through resellers and the Russian subsidiary).

QPR Software Plc is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd (ticker QPR1V). The Company has one share class. The book counter value is EUR 0.11. Each share has one vote and equal right to dividend. The shares are incorporated to the book-entry system maintained by Euroclear Finland Oy.    

Key Figures (IFRS), MEUR or %

2014 

2013

2012 

Net Sales

9.541 

8.688

9.321 

Growth of net sales, %

9.8 

-6.8

23.6 

Operating Profit

1.095 

0.578

0.874 

- percent of Net Sales

11.5 

6.7

9.4 

Profit before tax

1.065 

0.554

0.833 

Profit for the period

0.890 

0.521

0.662 

- percent of Net Sales

9.3 

6.0

7.1 

Cash and cash equivalents

1.426 

1.365

1.404 

Gearing

-44.6 

-43.6

-35.7 

Earnings per Share, EUR

0.074 

0.043

0.054 

Equity per Share, EUR

0.257 

0.231

0.240 

Equity Ratio

44.0 

42.5

51.3 

Return on Investment, %

35.4 

18.3

25.5 

Dividend €/share

0.05*) 

0.04

0.04 


*) Board of Directors proposal to the Annual General  Meeting.   

Outlook

Operating environment and market outlook

The leading market research companies estimate that global IT services market demand grows in 2015 by 2-3 %, compared to 2014. The Company estimates that in its relevant markets demand for enterprise architecture modeling, measurement and process analysis software as well as related services will develop faster than the global IT services  market.

Outlook for 2015

The Company estimates its net sales and operating profit in euros to increase in 2015, compared to 2014.

The further strengthened position of the Company in its home market provides a good starting point to continue organic and profitable growth. In international markets, the Company’s goal is to significantly increase sales of its innovative software products.

In 2015, investments will be mainly made in international distribution of innovative enterprise architecture modeling and process analysis software products developed by the Company. In international markets, the Company operates mainly through its resellers and puts effort in recruiting new resellers.