FRIEDBERG, Germany--voxeljet AG (NYSE:VJET) (the “Company”, or “voxeljet”), a leading provider of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services to industrial and commercial customers, today issued financial guidance for the year ending December 31, 2016.
- Revenue is expected to be in the range of 28.0 million and 30.0 million Euros. This compares to revenue guidance for the year ended December 31, 2015 of between 23.0 million and 24.0 million Euros, which the Company is affirming.
- Gross margin is expected to be between 40% and 42%.
- Operating expenses for the full year are expected as follows: SG&A expenses in the range of 10.0 million and 11.0 million Euros, and R&D expenses to be approximately 4.0 million to 5.0 million Euros. Depreciation and amortization expense is expected to be between 3.0 million and 4.0 million Euros.
- EBITDA is expected to be neutral-to-positive in 2016.
- Capital expenditures are projected to be in the range of 12.0 million to 13.0 million Euros, which primarily includes ongoing investments in our global subsidiaries.
Rudi Franz, Chief Financial Officer of voxeljet commented, “We enter 2016 with momentum as both customer interest and quoting activity remains strong and the outlook for 3D printer sales for industrial production applications is positive. Furthermore, while our long-term targeted revenue growth rate is now in the range of 25 to 30%, our overall growth strategy continues as we strengthen our brand and leadership in the market through the establishment of our global subsidiaries, which will contribute to our results progressively throughout the year. Our balance sheet remains strong with cash and cash equivalents of approximately 33.0 million Euros at December 31, 2015. We expect 2016 to be another exciting year for voxeljet.”
The company will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2015 after the closing of the financial markets on Thursday, March 31, 2016.
voxeljet is a leading provider of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services to industrial and commercial customers. The Company’s 3D printers employ a powder binding, additive manufacturing technology to produce parts using various material sets, which consist of particulate materials and proprietary chemical binding agents. The Company provides its 3D printers and on-demand parts services to industrial and commercial customers serving the automotive, aerospace, film and entertainment, art and architecture, engineering and consumer product end markets. For more information, visit http://www.voxeljet.de/en/.
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