October 28, 2016 / 6:17 AM / 2 years ago

BRIEF-Elementis sees FY EPS in line with market expectations

Oct 28 (Reuters) - Elementis Plc

* Today issues a trading update for three months ended 30 September 2016

* Says overall group earnings per share for 2016 are expected to be in line with market expectations

* Says specialty products’ performance in period was positive, with strong growth in personal care and improved performance in Latin America coating

* Says net cash balance at end of year is likely to be higher than at same time last year

* Says specialty products’ sales were 6 per cent higher than in same period last year

* Says in coatings, Asia Pacific sales were 5 per cent ahead of prior year as demand in China continued

* Says sales in North America were at a similar level to comparator period, as overall demand fell due to strong dollar Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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