BRIEF-Bekaert full-year EBITDA rises

viernes 27 de febrero de 2015 02:43 GYT
 

Feb 27 (Reuters) - Bekaert NV :

* Gross profit of 486 million euros(15.1 pct margin) compared with 482 million euros(15.1 pct) in 2013

* FY EPS: eur 1.51 compared with eur 0.42

* Consolidated sales of eur 3.2 billion (+0.9 pct) and combined sales of eur 4.0 billion (-1.7%)

* FY EBITDA of eur 342 million (10.6 pct) compared with eur 297 million (9.3 pct)

* Capital expenditure (plant, property and equipment) reached eur 133 million, up 40 pct from last year

* Will propose to annual meeting of shareholders a gross dividend of eur 0.85 per share, unchanged from previous year

* Company also signed an agreement for acquisition of a ropes entity in australia early 2015

* Currency impact: eur -72 million (-2.3 pct) on consolidated sales and eur -144 million (-3.5%) on combined sales   Continuación...