Nov 8 (Reuters) - KOENIG & BAUER AG ::9-MONTH ORDER INTAKE ROSE BY 3.9% OVER THE PREVIOUS YEAR (€869.8M) TO €903.4M.9-MONTH REVENUE ROSE BY 2% TO €847.7M.GUIDANCE FOR 2017 CONFIRMED: REVENUE OF UP TO €1.25BN AND AN EBIT MARGIN OF AROUND 6%.9-MONTH GROUP NET PROFIT CAME TO €29.5M (2016: €32.5M).9-MONTH EBIT CAME TO €36.4M VERSUS €39.2M YEAR AGO.
Koenig & Bauer AG : Half-Year sales of 553.9 million euros, almost 30 pct up year on year . H1 EBIT of +20.7 million euros versus loss 8.3 million euros in the prior year . H1 group earnings after taxes reached 17.2 million euros (2015: loss 9.3 million euros) . Raising the sales and profit targets for 2016 .In 2016 to increase group sales over the original forecast amounts to a value between 1.1 to 1.2 billion euros and also achieve higher EBT margin of around 4 pct.