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Vaisala in Brief

Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Building on 78 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 over 1,600 professionals
  • Has over 30 offices in 16 countries
  • Net sales of EUR 273.2 million and operating result EUR 18.1 million in 2013
  • Main markets Americas (39% of net sales), EMEA (36%) and
    APAC (24%)
  • 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

EUR million20132012
Net sales273.2293.3
   Weather 200.0218.0
   Controlled Environment73.275.3
Orders received282.9264.7
Order book122.0105.6
Operating Profit 18.130.2
   Weather 14.522.6
   Controlled Environment4.09.4
   Eliminations and other-0.4-1.9
Profit (loss) before taxes17.229.1
Profit (loss) for the period10.921.7
% of Net sales
   Operating Profit 6.6%10.3%
   Profit (loss) before taxes6.3%9.9%
   Profit (loss) for the period4.0%7.4%
Earnings per share0.61.2
Return on equity6.3%11.7%
Cash flow from business operations28.248.2
Cash and cash equivalents45.874.8