Ducati Posts Loss of Euro 41.5 Million
February 21, 2006
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Ducati Motor Holding SpA says it ended 2005 with a loss of Euro 41.5 million compared to a loss of Euro 3.5 million in 2004.
Ducati revenues for 2005 were Euro 320.8 million, down 11.7 percent compared to 2004. Revenues from motorcycles decreased 13.1 percent to Euro 247.2 million and accounted for 77.1 percent of total revenues. Sales of motorcycle-related products, including spare parts, accessories and apparel, were Euro 70.4 million, down by 3.8 percent compared to 2004.
Unofficial Ducati registrations in 2005 were down 3.5 percent compared to 2004. Registrations in the United States were up 25.7 percent, up 4.5 percent in non-subsidiary countries, and up 1.5 percent in France. Registrations were down 17.2 percent in Benelux, 16.2 percent in the U.K., 15.2 percent in Germany, 14.7 percent in Italy and 5.5 percent in Japan.