SAP Announces Availability of 2012 Annual Report and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Filing of Annual Report on Form 20-F


  • SAP Reaffirms its Full-Year 2013 Business Outlook
  • SAP Aims to Reach a 35% Non-IFRS Operating Margin and Exceed €20 Billion in Annual Total Revenue by 2015

SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) announced today that its Annual Report is now available and that SAP’s Annual Report on Form 20-F has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the year ended December 31, 2012. The report can be accessed via SAP’s Web site at and Hardcopies of both of the SAP Annual Report and its Annual Report on Form 20-F can be ordered free of charge:
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At the same time, SAP reaffirmed its previously published (January 23, 2013) business outlook for the full-year 2013.

  • The Company expects full year 2013 non-IFRS software and cloud subscription revenue to increase in a range of 14% – 20% at constant currencies (2012: €5.00 billion). The full year 2013 non-IFRS cloud subscription and support revenue contributing to this growth is expected to be around €750 million at constant currencies (2012: €343 million).
  • The Company expects full-year 2013 non-IFRS software and software-related service revenue to increase in a range of 11% – 13% at constant currencies (2012: €13.25 billion).
  • The Company expects full-year 2013 non-IFRS operating profit to be in a range of €5.85 billion – €5.95 billion at constant currencies (2012: €5.21 billion).
  • The Company projects a full-year 2013 IFRS effective tax rate of 25.5% – 26.5% (2012: 26.2%) and a non-IFRS effective tax rate of 27.0% – 28.0% (2012: 27.5%).

Also SAP stated that by 2015, it aims to increase annual total revenue to more than €20 billion. In the same period, SAP aims to widen its non-IFRS operating margin to 35%.
SAP’s Annual Report 2012 is a subset of the information contained in the company’s first ever Integrated Report unveiled at today. SAP’s Integrated Report combines and connects information traditionally found in an annual report with information usually shared in a sustainability report. 

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