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Vaisala in Brief

Observations for a Better World: reliable environmental observations for better decision making, safety and efficiency

Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Building on 79 years of experience, Vaisala contributes to a better quality of life by providing a comprehensive range of innovative observation and measurement products and services for chosen weather-related and industrial markets.
  • Headquartered in Finland
  • Employs approximately 1,600 professionals
  • Has over 30 offices in 16 countries
  • Net sales of EUR 299.7 million and operating result EUR 26.4 million in 2014
  • Main markets Americas (37% of net sales), EMEA (37%) and
    APAC (25%)
  • In 1988 Vaisala's shares listed in the OTC-list
  • A series shares quoted in NASDAQ OMX  Helsinki stock exchange since 1994
  • 1:4 share split on March 23, 2000


Key Figures

Orders received, EUR million295282.9
Order book, EUR million129.2122
Net sales, EUR million299.7273.2
Gross profit, EUR million153.1134.3
Gross margin, %51.149.2
Operating expenses, EUR million127.2113.6
Operating result, EUR million26.418.1
Operating result, %8.86.6
Profit (loss) before taxes, EUR million29.117.2
Profit (loss) for the period, EUR million23.410.9
Earnings per share, EUR1.30.6
Cash flow from operating activities, EUR million23.828.2
Capital expenditure, EUR million7.97.1
Depreciation, EUR million15.214.8
Return on equity, %14.36.3
Cash and cash equivalents, EUR million47.645.8