First half 2018 in line with forecasts

Paris, 27 July 2018 At its meeting on 26 July 2018 chaired by Pierre Pasquier, Sopra Steria’s Board of Directors approved the financial statements for the first half of 2018; the Statutory Auditors have conducted a limited review of these financial statements.

  • Revenue grew by 6.5%, with organic growth at 5.3%
  • Operating margin on business activity was 6.6% (7.5% in H1 2017) in line with budget, and net profit attributable to the Group came to €38.4 million (€65.9 million in H1 2017) owing to stronger seasonal effects than in 2017
  • EBITDA rose 5.0%, and free cash flow improved by €32 million (to an outflow of €77 million from an outflow of €109 million in H1 2017), in line with the annual targets
  • Sopra Banking Software, the United Kingdom and digital were the top investment priorities, as planned