Financial publications/ad hoc

Financial publications

Here you will find all annual and interim reports with the related press releases, investor presentations and if applicable, investor calls and interviews.

Press releases and ad-hoc announcements of the Lenzing Group are available in the Media Center.

You will find the archive of annual and quarterly reports here.


Annual Result 2016

Lenzing Generates Substantial Revenue and Earnings Growth in 2016

  • Revenue increased by 8 percent to EUR 2.13 bn
  • EBITDA up 47.6 percent to EUR 428.3 mn
  • Rise in share of specialty fibers to 42 percent
  • Dividend proposal of EUR 3.00/share plus a special dividend of EUR 1.20/share
  • Further earnings improvement expected in 2017

Press Release Annual Result 2016Annual Report 2016 (Creation date: 22/03/2017)Investor Presentation Annual Result 2016Presentation Annual Result 2016Annual Financial Report 2016 (Creation date: 22/03/2017) Investor-Call Annual Result 2016


Result 01-09/2016

Lenzing Group: Substantial Earnings Increase in the First Nine Months of 2016
  • Revenue up 8.2 percent to EUR 1,578.4 mn
  • EBITDA improvement of 52.2 percent to EUR 320.6 mn
  • Operating cash flow doubled to EUR 374.9 mn
  • Investment programs for pulp and specialty fibers gain momentum

Press Release Result 01-09/2016
Interim Report 01-09/2016
Notes Financial Performance Indicators 01-09/2016
Investor Presentation Result 01-09/2016
Investor Call Result 01-09/2016

Half-Year Result 2016

Lenzing Group: Substantial Revenue and Earnings Increase in First Half-Year 2016
  • Revenue up 8.3% to EUR 1,034.8 mn
  • EBITDA rose 54.3% to EUR 195.1 mn
  • Free cash flow tripled to EUR 228.3 mn
  • Expansion program for specialty fiber production capacities started

Press Release Half-Year Result 01-06/2016
Half-Year Report 01-06/2016
Notes Financial Performance Indicators Half-Year Report 01-06/2016
Investor Presentation Half-Year Result 01-06/2016
Investor-Call Half-Year Result 01-06/2016

Result 01-03/2016

Lenzing Group: Substantial Earnings Increase in the First Quarter of 2016
  • Revenue up 8.1 percent to EUR 512.8 mn
  • EBITDA improvement of 54.7 percent to EUR 92.2 mn
  • Tripling of free cash flow and operating cash flow
  • Various sites under evaluation for expanding production capacities of specialty fibers

Press Release Result 01-03/2016
Interim Report 01-03/2016
Notes Financial Performance Indicators Result 01-03/2016
Investor Presentation Result 01-03/2016
Investor-Call Result 01-03/2016

Annual Result 2015

Lenzing Achieves a Significant Leap in Earnings
  • Revenue rose by 6% to EUR 1.98 bn
  • EBITDA increase of 20.7% to EUR 290.1 mn
  • Dividend proposal: doubling to EUR 2.00 per share
  • Share of specialty fibers up to 40.5%
  • Further earnings improvement expected in 2016

Press Release Annual Result 2015
Investor Presentation Annual Result 2015
Presentation Annual Result 2015
Annual Financial Report 2015 (2.3 MB) (Creation date: 24/03/2016)
Annual Report 2015 (3.1 MB) (Creation date: 23/03/2016)
Investor-Call Annual Result 2015


Ad hoc 1 Dec 2015: Management Change (CFO)

Lenzing AG intends to appoint Thomas Obendrauf as new CFO

Press information

Capital Markets Day

Lenzing’s Capital Markets Day 2015

November, 2015


Result 01-09/2015

Lenzing Group: Substantial Earnings Improvement in the First Three Quarters of 2015

In the third quarter of 2015, the Lenzing Group continued the positive development of the first two quarters of the year. Earnings improved substantially compared to the first nine months of the previous year.

Press Release Result 01-09/2015
Interim Report 01-09/2015
Investor Presentation Result 01-09/2015
Investor-Call Result 01-09/2015

Half-Year Result 2015

Lenzing Group: Successful First Half of 2015
  • Significant increase for all earnings indicators
  • Strong tailwind from currency effects
  • Improved cost position thanks to excelLENZ program
  • Positive market development at the end of the second quarter

Press Release Half-Year Result 2015
Interim Report Half-Year Result 2015
Investor Presentation Half-Year Result 2015
Presentation Half-Year Result 2015
Investor-Call Half-Year Result 2015

Result 01-03/2015

Lenzing Group: Clear Earnings Improvement in the First Quarter of 2015
  • Increased revenue thanks to better product mix
  • Cost savings improve operating results
  • Market environment remains difficult

Press Release Result 01-03/2015
Interim Report 01-03/2015
Investor Presentation Result 01-03/2015
Investor-Call Result 01-03/2015

Annual Result 2014

Operating Results in 2014 Exceed Expectations, Higher Cost-Saving Targets Achieved

  • Dividend proposal: EUR 1.00 per share
  • Record sales volumes against the backdrop of declining fiber selling prices
  • Countermeasures have a positive impact and improve operating results

Press Release Annual Result 2014
Investor Presentation Annual Result 2014
Presentation Press Conference Annual Result 2014
Announcement pursuant to Section 5(2) Accounting Control Act
(RL-KG) (Creation date: 24/10/2016)

Annual Financial Report 2014 (4.5 MB, creation date: 25/03/2015)
Annual Report (3.7 MB, creation date: 24/03/2015)
Investor Call Annual Result 2014

Ad hoc 20 March 2015: Management change

Friday, 20th March 2015

Management change from June 2015: Stefan Doboczky succeeds Peter Untersperger as CEO of Lenzing AG

Press Information


Ad hoc 28 November 2014: Restructuring and staff reductions

Friday, 28th November 2014

Restructuring and Staff Reductions in the Corporate Business Areas Engineering, Maintenance and Lenzing Technik as well as Repositioning of Lenzing Technik

Press Release

Result 01-09/2014

Persistently Difficult Market Environment, Cost Savings Measures Positively Impact Results
  • Q1-3 EBITDA of EUR 159.8 mn (down 16% from the previous year)

Press Release Result 01-09/2014
Interim Report 01-09/2014
Investor Presentation Result 01-09/2014
Investor Call Result 01-09/2014

Half-Year Result 01-06/2014

Ongoing Difficult Market Situation in the First Half of 2014
  • New record half-year fiber sales volume with all plants operating at full capacity
  • Successful start-up of large-scale TENCEL® production plant in Lenzing
  • Further intensification of the cost optimization program excelLENZ
  • Significantly lower average fiber selling prices burden consolidated sales and earnings

Press Release Q2/2014
Q2/2014 Quarterly Report
Q2/2014 Investor Presentation
Investor Call Q2/2014

Ad hoc 28 May 2014: Further cost optimization measures

Wednesday, 28th May 2014

Due to the very unsatisfactory development of prices on the global market for viscose fibers, the Lenzing Group will be implementing additional cost reduction measures. Today, the Management Board informed employees at the facilities in Lenzing about the necessity of further measures to secure the long-term competitiveness of the Lenzing Group. In relation to this, the Management Board today announced a wide-ranging review of the Group strategy, the results of which should be available by the end of 2014.

Press Information

1st quarter result

Difficult Market Situation Continued in Q1/2014 – Countermeasures Have a Positive Impact
  • New record sales volume of 235,000 tons (+9%) in Q1/2014
  • Declining average fiber selling prices burden consolidated sales and earnings
  • Cost optimization program excelLENZ exceeds targets

Press Release Q1/2014
Quaterly Report 01/2014
Investor Presentation
Investor Call Q1/2014

Annual Result 2013

Sales and Earnings Decline in 2013 – Countermeasures Well Underway
  • Ongoing good volume demand, new record sales volumes
  • Unsatisfactory earnings situation due to very weak fiber selling prices
  • Initial effects of cost optimization measures already have a positive impact in H1 2014

Press Release Annual Result 2013
Investor Presentation Annual Result 2013
Presentation Press Conference Annual Result 2013
Annual Financial Report 2013 (4.7 MB) (Creation date: 01/04/2014)
Annual Report (7.1 MB)
Investor Call Annual Result 2013


Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Lenzing’s Annual General Meeting Resolves to Increase Dividend to EUR 4.20 Per Share

This year’s Annual General Meeting of Lenzing AG resolved today, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, to distribute a dividend of EUR 3.00 per share as well as a special dividend totaling EUR 1.20 per share.

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Friday, 21 April 2017

Lenzing Showcases New Sustainability Strategy on “World Earth Day”

Support of World Earth Day’s Canopy¹ Project with a donation of USD 27,000 that supports the planting of 27,000 trees Core strategy elements include the model of the circular economy and the “net benefit” concept Presentation of the new Sustainability Report of the Lenzing Group

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Thursday, 20 April 2017

The Lenzing Group steps up its activities in Turkey

Independent sales and marketing office is opening its doors to give customers a better service Team expanded to eleven employees in sales, business development and technical customer service Showroom set up to bring the applications for LenzingTM fibers to life for customers

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Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Pure Nature: Biochemicals of the Lenzing Group Given Official Biocertification

The U.S. Department of Agriculture grants its “biobased” certificate to the acetic acid, furfural and magnesium lignosulfonate produced by the Lenzing Group.

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Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Lenzing Generates Substantial Revenue and Earnings Growth in 2016

Revenue increased by 8 percent to EUR 2.13 bn EBITDA up 47.6 percent to EUR 428.3 mn Rise in share of specialty fibers to 42 percent Dividend proposal of EUR 3.00/share plus a special dividend of EUR 1.20/share Further earnings improvement expected in 2017

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Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Capacity Expansion in Heiligenkreuz starts with Ground-Breaking Ceremony

Expansion of capacities for premium specialty fibers by 25,000 tons Investments of about EUR 70 mn over the next twelve months Project highlights strategic importance of Heiligenkreuz for TENCEL® premium fibers

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Lenzing Management Board Proposes Dividend Increase and Payment of a Special Dividend

In addition to raising the dividend to EUR 3.00 per share, the management board of Lenzing AG proposes to pay out a special dividend amounting to EUR 1.20 per share.

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Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Official Verification: All Standard Lenzing Fibers Are Derived 100 Percent from Nature

USDA Biobased certification extended to Lenzing Viscose® and Lenzing Modal®

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Tuesday, 07 February 2017

Refibra™ fiber – Lenzing’s initiative to drive circular economy in the textile world

New fiber generation based on cotton scraps and wood Another milestone in Lenzing’s innovation heritage Close cooperation with leading textile chains

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Friday, 23 December 2016

Lenzing Reduces Stake in EQUI-Fibres

Lenzing - The Lenzing Group has reduced its equity stake in EQUI-Fibres Beteiligungs-gesellschaft mbH, Kelheim from 45 to 20 percent. EQUI-Fibres is the sole parent company of Kelheim Fibres GmbH, which manufactures viscose fibers at its plant in Kelheim, Germany. EQUI-Fibres reported total revenue of EUR 162 mn in 2015.

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Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Lenzing invests in new TENCEL® fiber plant in the USA

State-of-the-art 90,000 tons TENCEL® fiber plant to be built in Mobile, Alabama Investment of EUR 275 mn – operations to start in the first quarter of 2019 Strengthening of technical expertise by creating a new Management Board Role – Heiko Arnold appointed Chief Technology Officer

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Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Lenzing Number One in the World for Sustainable Wood Sourcing

Ranked first by the Canadian environmental organization Canopy Planet Society Re-confirmation of Lenzing’s leadership role in the field of sustainability Acknowledgment of the innovative strength of Lenzing’s new TENCEL® fiber from recycled cotton waste

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