Second increase of financial guidance for fiscal year 2009

SMA Solar Technology AG / Change in Forecast/Final Results


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- Production capacities were successfully further enhanced
in the short term
- Sales expectancy raised significantly to 850 to 900 million Euro
- EBIT-margin expected between 23 and 25 %

The Managing Board of SMA Solar Technology AG (FWB: S92) increases the
financial guidance for fiscal year 2009 for a second time to sales of 850
to 900 million Euro. The EBIT-margin is expected between 23 and 25 %
(previous guidance: 760 to 810 million Euro sales; 21.5 to 23.5 %

Press contact:
SMA Solar Technology AG

Volker Wasgindt
Head of Media and Association Relations
Sonnenallee 1
34266 Niestetal
Tel. +49 561 9522-11 21
Fax.+49 561 9522-11 03

Investor Relations:
Anna Raudszus (Institutional Investors/Analysts)
Phone: +49 561 9522 1172

Julia Damm (Private Investors)
Phone: +49 561 9522 22 22

Sonnenallee 1
34266 Niestetal
Tel. +49 561 9522-22 22
Fax.+49 561 9522-22 23

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12.11.2009 Financial News distributed by DGAP. Medienarchiv at and


Language: English
Company: SMA Solar Technology AG
Sonnenallee 1
34266 Niestetal
Phone: +49 (0)561 / 9522 - 0
Fax: +49 (0)561 / 9522 - 100
Indices: TecDAX
Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
in Berlin, Düsseldorf, München, Stuttgart

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