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CityAM: Leica UK sees slower sales despite new camera launch

This comes from cityam.com: “Leica Camera, which is owned by German parent company Leica AG and distributes cameras in the UK, reported a 12 per cent dip in turnover for the year ending March 2013, to £13m from £14.9m a year ago. This fed into a 16 per cent fall in gross profits and smaller profits […]

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Leica to get delisted from the stock exchange

Leica Camera AG settled with their last two minority shareholders after they set a cash compensation for squeeze-out. As a result, the company will be delisted form the stock exchange. With this, Leica will become a “privately owned” entity and will no longer be traded on the stock exchange. Leica’s CEO Alfred Schopf said that this will […]

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Leica’s 1st quarter financial results: the company holds its ground in a difficult economic environment

Leica Camera AG released their financial results for the 1st quarter of the fiscal 2012/2013 year. The key numbers: Sales are down 0.8 % at € 71.7 million (corresponding period last year: € 72.3 million) Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) after the first quarter: € 15.3 million (corresponding period last year: € 16.5 million). The EBIT margin decreased thus […]

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Leica Camera may move their stock listing to Hong Kong

Leica Camera may consider listing their stock in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Economic Times reported. Alfred Schopf, Chief Executive Officer of Leica Camera AG, was cited as saying that the company will seek to strengthen its brand in the next three to five years following a stock delisting in Germany. He added that getting listed in […]

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Leica Camera’s stock is up 180%

Update: it seems that this was a glitch in the system because e price is back to normal now. Leica Cameras’s stock (LCA1) jumped over 180% in the past few days. Since the company stock is not publicly traded, my understanding is that its price is calculated based on the value of the company – […]

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Leica Camera’s board proposes dividend of €1.83 per share

The Leica Camera AG Board presented the Leica Camera AG annual report today. At the same time, it adopted a resolution containing a proposal on the appropriation of profits. On the corporate level, the established manufacturer of cameras and sport optics products achieved a 19.3 per cent increase in turnover against the previous fiscal year (01/04/2011 – 31/03/2012) to […]

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Leica Camera AG reports 8.5% sales increase for Q3 of 2011/12

Leica Camera reported 8.5% sales increase for the 3rd quarter of fiscal year 2011/2012 compared to same period from previous year. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) is up 10.0%. The company added 79 new employees in 2011.

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