The Carl Zeiss Group ended its fiscal year 2011/12 (reporting date: 30 Sept. 2012) with a two percent increase in revenues, totalling €4.163 billion. This surpassed the previous year's figure of €4.084 billion. Earnings (EBIT) totalled €420 million (€608 million).
Particularly strong year-on-year growth was recorded by the Industrial Metrology and Medical Technology business group, with the former recording a 26 percent growth in revenue to a total of €495 million (€394 million). The Vision Care and Microscopy business groups showed a stable development. However, the Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology business group reported a downturn in revenue that was expected for 2012 and which is typical of that industry.
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