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Eurocar plant reduced net profit by 2.2 times

31 March , 2024  

According to preliminary data, Eurocar JSC (Solomonovo, Zakarpattia region), which produces Skoda cars and is part of the Atoll Holding group of companies, ended 2023 with a net profit of UAH 37.25 million, which is almost 2.2 times less than in 2022.

According to the announcement of the annual shareholders’ meeting on April 30, as a result, retained earnings as of the beginning of 2024 increased by 16.5% to UAH 262.95 million.

The shareholders plan to use the net profit, as in the previous year, to replenish working capital, and not to accrue or pay dividends.

According to the publication, last year Eurocar increased its current liabilities by 85.4% to UAH 290.21 million, while its long-term liabilities increased slightly (by 3.2%) to UAH 1 billion 460 million.

Total accounts receivable amounted to UAH 707 million, down 22.7% over the year, while assets increased by 10.5% to UAH 2 billion 278 million due to a 2.5-fold increase in inventories to UAH 767.12 million and a 19.2% increase in cash to UAH 82.05 million.

“Eurocar has been producing passenger cars since December 2001. In June 2022, the plant resumed large-scale assembly (SKD) of Škoda cars, which was stopped with the start of Russia’s military aggression in Ukraine, but does not publish production statistics.

According to Auto-Consulting, in 2023, as in the previous year, Skoda cars took the fourth place in the rating of new passenger car sales in Ukraine, with an increase of 74.7% to 4.95 thousand units, while the market share increased to 7.61% compared to 7.08%.

According to the NSSMC, as of the third quarter of 2022, more than 68.84% of Eurocar’s shares are owned by Atoll Holding, whose beneficial owner is Oleg Boyarin, another 20% is owned by Prostir Capital LLC, and 10% by Iberia Motor Company of Poland.

According to Clarity-project, in 2023, the plant increased its net income by 73.6% year-on-year to UAH 4 billion 226 million.

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