Ducati Reports Record Third Quarter Revenues – Roadracing World Magazine

Thanks to the best September ever, Ducati announces a new sales record for the third quarter of 2022

A new turnover record is recorded by Ducati in the first nine months of 2022 with 872 million euros

Demand remains high with backlog up 92% year-on-year

49,873 motorcycles delivered to enthusiast customers worldwide

Borgo Panigale (Bologna, Italy) – Ducati concludes the third quarter of 2022 with very positive results. The company reported another record revenue, increased operating profit and saw year-over-year shipment growth after volume losses in the first half due to supply issues and of logistics.

In fact, during the first nine months of 2022, the revenues recorded by Ducati amount to 872 million euros. This represents the highest figure ever reported by Ducati over the same period in recent years, and a growth of 21% compared to 2021.

Improving figures are also recorded for operating profit, which rose from 67 to 109 million euros compared to the same period in 2021. This represents an increase of 62%.

49,873 motorcycles have been delivered to enthusiast customers since the start of the year, a number slightly higher than the same period of 2021 (49,719). This means that the loss of year-on-year deliveries reported by Ducati in the first half of 2022 was recovered in the third quarter. Great flexibility and constant dialogue with partners and unions have been the key to achieving this balance.

Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati: “The third quarter of 2022 saw a strong improvement in the ongoing supply and logistics crisis. Thanks to this recovery and an effective strategy carried out with our suppliers and partners, we were able to catch up on the delivery delay we had. experienced in the first half of the year. In addition, despite all the difficulties, Ducati’s financial results are exceptional and represent a new record in terms of revenue. This financial performance is very relevant for financing the company’s future projects and maintaining the attitude Ducati’s pioneer in motorcycle technology.Thanks to the vision shared with our shareholder, we are more determined than ever to consolidate the brand as a Lovemark and to continually raise the bar of the experiences we offer to all Ducatisti.

Henning Jens, CFO of Ducati: “After managing severe supply chain disruptions throughout 2022, we were able to fully recover lost production volumes at the end of the third quarter. As a result, our revenues reached a new record high at 872 million. euros at the end of September 2022 with a growth of 21% compared to last year.Based on a strong price position combined with strict discipline on fixed costs, we were able to improve the operating result for the same period by 62% compared to the previous year, to reach 109 million euros at the end of September. This represents a return on sales of 12.5%. At the same time, we could maintain a liquidity position strong net worth and see Ducati put itself in a very strong financial position to face potential future challenges and invest more in improving our attractive product portfolio.

China has the best growth rate among major markets

Italy is confirmed as the leading market with 8,283 bikes delivered, followed by the United States with 6,595 and Germany with 5,701. The brand’s strong popularity continues to grow in China, Ducati’s fourth largest market, where growth remained constant during the third quarter, with 4,103 units delivered, which represents a further increase of 15% compared to the same period of 2021.

The Multistrada V4 remains the most popular model

The Multistrada V4 reaffirms its position as the most successful model in the Ducati range also in the third quarter, reaching 8,776 units delivered during the year. Next is the Monster with 6,903 motorcycles and the Scrambler Ducati 800 family with 5,771.

A unique brand experience

Through exclusive collaborations, Ducati confirms its appeal in the world of lifestyle and, true to its mission, continues to offer unique entertainment opportunities.

Important partnerships during the year saw Ducati take center stage alongside premium brands such as Lamborghini, Bulgari, Poltrona Frau and Carrera. Collaborations that have resulted in unique creations, inside and outside the world of two wheels.
The MotoGP experience has given some Ducatisti the chance to try on the track the official Ducati Lenovo team motorcycle, the Desmosedici GP, the pinnacle of a circuit riding experience: an opportunity that no other brand has. offers its most passionate customers.

An increasingly global brand

Ducati is establishing an increasingly global and solid position like never before thanks to an extensive dealer network that will reach more than 820 stores by the end of 2022 in more than 90 countries.

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