As a family owned business working in plant breeding, we think in generations, not quarters. Our business model aims at the development of modern, locally adapted varieties, which were developed over many years. The annual result are new high-performance products for agriculture in about 70 countries worldwide.

The sector, our long-term orientation and our characterization as a family-owned business make KWS a special investment.

Latest News

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Sustainability starts with the seed — KWS publishes sustainability targets for 2030

EInbeck September 20, 2021: Plant breeding as a key technology for sustainable farming into the future: In its “2030 Sustainability Ambition,” the plant breeding company KWS has set ambitious, measurable targets for itself that address economic, ecological and social components of sustainability. The ambition focuses on such issues as securing food production, limiting the use of resources, increasing the diversity of crops and varieties, and supporting sustainable nutrition. The company will also improve its own ecological footprint.

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KWS confirms guidance for the year after a successful third quarter

Einbeck, May 12, 2021: Spring sowing season business largely over – Net sales forecast for the full-year confirmed – EBIT margin for the year now expected to be at the upper range of the forecast. Net sales of the KWS Group (ISIN: DE0007074007) rose by 5.8% (operational growth after adjustment for exchange rate effects: +13.0%) in the first nine months of 2020/2021. EBITDA and EBIT increased by around 5%, while net income for the period was at the level of the previous year.

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Conference call & webcast for analysts and investors on the 9M financial results

Einbeck April 28, 2021: KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA will publish its results for the first nine months of the 2020/2021 financial year on Wednesday, May 12 (7.00 am CEST), available at www.kws.com/investors. A conference call & webcast for analysts and investors with Eva Kienle (CFO) will be held on 9.00 am CEST.

KWS Financial Events

KWS Share

Since the listing of the sugar factory Kleinwanzleben, formerly Rabbethge und Giesecke Aktiengeselllschaft in 1885, KWS has grown continuously and organically. KWS has been listed on the SDAX (Prime Standard) since June 2006.

all details at a glance

2019/2020

KWS figures at a glance


SALES

1,283

in € million

1,113

previous year

R&D expenses

236

in € million

206

previous year


Employees worldwide

5,709

worldwide

5,543

previous year

EBIT

137

in € million

150

Previous year

Distribution Approvals

484

for new varieties

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