According to the interim report by Zwack Unicum Nyrt, gross income amounted to 12,145 billion HUF in the first half of the financial year 2018-2019, while the after-tax profit was 1129 billion forints.
Net sales – net sales excluding excise tax and public health – amounted to HUF 7.348 billion, 13.7 percent or HUF 886 million as compared to the base period sales.
In the domestic market net sales of own production increased by 17.1% to 5.18 billion forints. Sales of premium products increased by 13.7 percent compared to the base period. Sales of high-quality own products increased by 25.4 percent.
The report emphasizes that both the increase in volume and the increase in sales prices have contributed to obtaining favorable sales results in the first half-year of the financial year.
The export sales of Zwack Unicum Plc amounted to HUF 765 million in the first half of this year, an increase of 5.6 percent compared to the base period. Almost half of the revenue growth was provided by Unicum Riserva.
Material and material costs increased by 11.7 percent, HUF 312 million, and personnel costs increased by 6.6 percent, or 89 million forints.
Zwack shares are listed on the Budapest Stock Exchange, the paper closed on Tuesday for 16,500 forints, the highest exchange rate last year was 17,750 forints, and the lowest 16,000 forints.