Burgdorf – In the financial year 2016/17, the Ypsomed Group generated consolidated sales of CHF 389.6 million (previous year: CHF 336.9 million). Compared with the previous year, this represents an increase in sales of 15.6%. The operating results (EBIT) also increased by 24.4% compared to the previous year, from CHF 44.4 million to CHF 55.3 million. Profitability at the EBIT level has now risen to 14.2% (previous year: 13.2%). Compared with the previous year, the net profits were raised by 29.1% from CHF 35.8 million to CHF 46.2 million. Some demanding tasks lie ahead for the coming financial year, but Ypsomed remains confident and again expects a growth in sales of approximately 15% for the financial year 2017/18.