Herzogenaurach, germany, january 20, 2022
PUMA releases preliminary results for the fourth quarter and financial year 2021
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Due to the continued brand momentum and a strong global demand, PUMA achieved a currency-adjusted sales growth of approx. 14% to € 1,767 million in the fourth quarter 2021 (Q4 2020: € 1,520 million). This growth was achieved despite the negative impact from the COVID-19 pandemic and continued supply chain constraints. On a preliminary basis, the operating result (EBIT) increased to € 65 million (Q4 2020: € 63 million) in the same period.
In the financial year 2021, PUMA achieved a currency-adjusted sales increase of approx. 32% to € 6,805 million (2020: € 5,234 million) and an operating result (EBIT) of € 557 million (2020: € 209 million) on a preliminary basis. Both, sales and operating result (EBIT) are the highest PUMA has ever achieved in its history.
A complete overview of PUMA’s financial performance for the year 2021 and its outlook for the financial year 2022 will be published on February 23, 2022.