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Highlight Communications AG, a strategic and financial holding company, designs, produces, and markets events and formats in the areas of film, sports, and music worldwide. It operates in three segments: Film, Sports-and Event-Marketing, and Other Business Activities. The Film segment produces and distributes cinema, video, and television (TV) films; and provides entertainment and media services, as well as acquires the exploitation rights of third party productions. This segment is also engaged in the production of fictional and non-fictional products for TV stations; distribution of theatrical, DVD/Blu-ray, and TV movies; exploitation of its video rights for in-house and licensed films; production of unusual event specials, courtroom shows, quiz shows, comedy shows, reality shows, daily talk shows, crime docu-soaps, and off-air events for private and public broadcasters; and marketing of home entertainment products in Switzerland, Austria, and other countries. The Sports-and Event-Marketing segment markets various international sports events, such as UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, and UEFA Super Cup. The Other Business Activities segment is involved in the marketing of Eurovision Song Contest and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as online/social gaming activities. Highlight Communications AG was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Pratteln, Switzerland. Highlight Communications AG is a subsidiary of Constantin Medien AG.

761 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/25/14
Founded in 1983

highlight communications-br (HLG) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President,...
Total Annual Compensation: SFr.1.5M
Chief Investor Relation Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: SFr.609.0K
Vice Chairman and Head of Legal Affairs & Com...
Total Annual Compensation: SFr.1.2M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

highlight communications-br (HLG) Key Developments

Highlight Communications AG Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Half Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014

Highlight Communications AG reported consolidated earnings results for the first half ended June 30, 2014. For the period, sales increased by 38.3% year-on-year, from CHF 156.4 million to CHF 216.3 million. The increase is essentially attributable to the film segment. Net profit for the period increased by 34.1% to CHF 5.9 million compared to CHF 4.4 million a year ago, of which CHF 5.6 million was attributable to Highlight shareholders compared to CHF 4.2 million a year ago. Earnings per share therefore rose by 44.4%, from CHF 0.09 to CHF 0.13. Net debt has been reduced by CHF 39.5 million to CHF 68.2 million in the first half of 2014. The company provided earnings guidance for the year 2014. For the year, the company continuing to forecast consolidated sales of between CHF 380 million and CHF 410 million and a consolidated net profit attributable to shareholders of between CHF 9 million and CHF 11 million in 2014 as a whole.

Highlight Communications AG to Report Q2, 2014 Results on Aug 13, 2014

Highlight Communications AG announced that they will report Q2, 2014 results on Aug 13, 2014

Highlight Communications AG Approves Distribution of Dividend, Payable June 10, 2014

Highlight Communications AG announced that at the Annual General Meeting held on May 30, 2014 approved the distribution of a dividend of CHF 0.17 per bearer share for fiscal year 2013. The dividend will be paid from June 10, 2014.


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