Published: 2019-05-31 15:10:43 CEST
Energijos Skirstymo Operatorius AB
Notification on material event

ESO preliminary financial results for 4 month of 2019

Energijos Skirstymo Operatorius AB (hereinafter – ESO or the Company), identification code 304151376, registered office located at Aguonų g. 24, Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania. The total number of registered ordinary shares issued by the Company is 894 630 333; ISIN code LT0000130023.

Preliminary ESO financial data for 4 months of 2019:

 4 months of 20194 months of 2018Change
Revenue EUR 184.4 million EUR 215.8 million  -14.5 %
Adjusted EBITDA* EUR 72.1 millionEUR 64.3 million 12.2 %

Revenue of the electricity and natural gas distribution company ESO totaled EUR 184.4 million in 4 months of 2019 and decreased by 14.5 % compared to the same period of 2018, when it was EUR 215.8 million. Excluding the influence of the public electricity supply activity, revenue would total EUR 180.9 million in 4 months of 2018. This would result in an increase of 2.0 % in 4 months 2019 compared to the same period of 2018.

The main reason of revenue increase – higher prices of regulated services, higher electricity guarantee supply volume, and higher guarantee supply price (in accordance with the amendments to the provisions of the Law on Electricity of the Republic of Lithuania, which came into force on 1 August 2018).

During 4 months of 2019, ESO generated EUR 72.1 million in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (adjusted EBITDA*), which were 12.2 % higher compared to the same period of 2018, when this indicator totaled EUR 64.3 million. The indicator increased due to more efficient Company’s activity and increased investments into renewal of networks.

 

*The Company’s preliminary EBITDA are reported after the adjustments made by the management by eliminating deviations in actual and regulated income and the impact of one-off factors. These adjustments are made aiming to disclose the results of the Company’s operating activities after the elimination of the impact of atypical, one-off factors or factors that are not directly related to the current reporting period. All adjustments made by the management are disclosed in the Company’s interim and annual reports.

Representative for Public Relations Tomas Kavaliauskas, tomas.kavaliauskas@le.lt, tel. +370 617 51616.