According to the interim report, Zwack Unicum Nyrt. Gross revenues amounted to HUF 12,145 billion for the first half of the 2018-2019 business year, and profit after tax amounted to 1,129 billion forints.
Net sales – net sales excluding excise and public health – amounted to 7.348 billion, 13.7 percent or 886 million kuna more than the base period sales.
On the domestic market, net sales of its own production increased by 17.1 percent to 5.18 billion forints. Premium product sales increased by 13.7 percent compared to the base period. Sales of own production products increased by 25.4 percent.
The report points out that both volumes and the rise in sales prices contributed to favorable sales values in the first half of the business year.
The export value of Zwacka Unicuma Plc in the first half of this year was 765 million, an increase of 5.6 percent compared to the base period. Almost half of the revenue was generated by Unicum Riserva.
Material and material costs increased by 11.7 percent, 312 million forints, and staff costs rose by 6.6 percent, or 89 million forints.
Zwack's shares are traded on the premium category of the Budapest Stock Exchange, paper was closed on Tuesday for 16,500 forints, and the highest exchange rate for the previous year was 17,750 forints, the lowest for 16,000 forints.