INTRALOT's STOCK REWARDS ITS INVESTORS
INTRALOT’s stock has rewarded investors by gaining 39.0% plus a 1.95% interim dividend yield in the second half of 2003 (2H03) till today (July 1st, 2003 – January 21st, 2004). The stock has outperformed both the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) Composite Index, which in the same period rose by 33.3%, and the FTSE-ASE Mid-40 Index, which rose by 31.9%.
Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos, INTRALOT’s CEO, commented: “The latest significant contract awards of INTRALOT have been appreciated and reflected on our stock’s performance. In addition to our high dividend policy, we are committed to offer value to our shareholders. Overall, I believe we are an attractive investment.”
In 2004, INTRALOT has strongly outperformed both indices by rising 16.9%, compared to the ASE Composite Index, which gained 10.0% and the FTSE-ASE Mid-40 Index, which gained 12.3%. The out performance was a result of the contracts that the company announced in late December, which gave a significant boost to INTRALOT’s share price. Moreover, it is worth noting that INTRALOT’s weighting on the FTSE-ASE Mid-40 Index increased to 50% starting December 1st, 2003, from 30% previously.
INTRALOT is engaged in the development of integrated gaming systems and provides multiple services related to the design, development, operation and support of games. Based on its extensive know how, advanced product development specifications and substantial experience in organizing and operating lottery games, INTRALOT can offer its clients custom-made integrated solutions, which ensure maximum efficiency and absolute security. Following a highly successful period of rapid growth, INTRALOT is ranked 3rd in revenues and 2nd in profits, based on 2002 financial results, among lottery suppliers worldwide, and maintains a steady course towards the leading position in the global market. Today the company has secured an important position in the European and South American markets while is expanding its presence in North America and S.E. Asia.