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Shareholders including the IFRS audited consolidated financial statements
for the year ended December 31, 2010 is now available, and SAP’s Annual
Report on Form 20-F has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
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In the 2010 Annual Report, SAP reaffirmed its previously (January 26, 2011)
published business outlook for the full-year 2011.
- Full-year 2011 non-IFRS software and software-related service
revenue is expected to increase in a range of 10% to 14% at constant
currencies (2010: EUR9.87 billion).
- Full-year 2011 non-IFRS operating profit is expected to be in a
range of EUR4.45 billion to EUR4.65 billion at constant currencies (2010:
EUR4.00 billion), resulting in 2011 non-IFRS operating margin increasing in
a range of 0.5 to 1.0 percentage points at constant currencies (2010:
- Full-year 2011 IFRS effective tax rate is projected to be 27.0% to
28.0% (2010: 22.5%) and the non-IFRS effective tax rate is projected to be
27.5% to 28.5% (2010: 27.3%).
SAP expects to hire in all regions in 2011, including in Germany.
Also in the 2010 Annual Report, SAP stated that by the middle of the present
decade, it aims to achieve a non-IFRS operating margin of 35% in average
annual increments of up to 100 basis points, to increase annual total
revenue to at least EUR20 billion, and to increase the share of software
revenue generated through indirect channels by up to 40%, which would be
more than twice the proportion generated through indirect channels in 2010.
In the execution of its strategy, technology partners are essential to
advance SAP’s research agenda, to monetize in-memory technologies, and to
enhance its solution portfolio.
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps
companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to
boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers
people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business
insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications
and services enable more than 109,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt
continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit www.sap.com.
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