Barco Enjoys Rising Bookings


Barco has released a trading update for Q1’16. Incoming orders booked totalled €208.8 million: a 10.3% YoY rise. The order book stood at €350.5 million, up from €339.7 million in Q1’15.

Total sales for the quarter were €255.1 million, up 5.6% YoY. The entertainment division’s sales declined 1.3%, to €133.1 million. However, enterprise and healthcare both rose: by 10.2% (to €64.9 million) and 19.7% (to €57.2 million), respectively.