Category «Numbers»

“January to September 2012: Linde’s business performance remains steady and its outlook is confirmed”

January to September 2012: Linde’s business performance remains steady and its outlook is confirmed • Group revenue up 8.4 percent to EUR 11.063 bn • Group operating profit1 increases by 8.5 percent to EUR 2.563 bn • Group operating margin rises slightly to 23.2 percent (2011: 23.1 percent) • Lincare transaction successfully concluded • Short-term …

Mechel Reports 9M 2012 Operational Results

Moscow, Russia – October 29, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces 9M 2012 operational results. Production and sales for 9M 2012 Production: Product name 9M 2012, thousand tonnes 9M 2011, thousand tonnes  9M 2012 vs 9M 2011, % Coal (run-of-mine) 20,794 19,813 +5 Pig iron 3,107 2,672 +16 Steel …

German Consumer climate slightly brighter – Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate study for Germany for October 2012

Nuremberg, 26 October 2012 – The consumer mood in Germany improved slightly in October. Income expectations were noticeably up while economic expectations and the indicator reflecting willingness to buy also recorded minor increases. The overall indicator is forecasting 6.3 points for November, after the revised 6.1 points of October. The fear of a recession did …

EIU Survey Endorses SME Robust Prospects

SMEs expect to support growth plans by hiring additional staff. Of those surveyed, 94 percent stated that revenues remained flat or increased over the last three years. Twenty-eight percent reported increases of more than 10 percent and 39 percent responded with up to 10 percent growth. Looking ahead, 96 percent of respondents expect either a …

Heineken N.V. Trading Update – Third Quarter 2012

    Amsterdam, 24 October 2012 – Heineken N.V. today announced its trading update for the third quarter of 2012. In the quarter: Revenue rose 4% organically, driven by higher total consolidated volumes of 1.5% and revenue per hectolitre growth of 2.5%. Group beer volume grew 2.6% with increases in four out of five regions; Heineken® volume …

SSAB Report for the third quarter of 2012

The quarter Sales of SEK 8,730 (10,917) million Operating profit/loss of SEK -665 (511) million Profit/loss after financial items of SEK -789 (401) million Earnings per share of SEK -1.60 (1.19) Operating cash flow improved to SEK 843 (311) million and cash flow from current operations to SEK 697 (16) million Niche products accounted for …

OUTOKUMPU’S THIRD QUARTER 2012 – CONTINUED POSITIVE CASH FLOW BUT UNSATISFACTORY PROFITABILITY IN A CHALLENGING ENVIRONMENT

Third-quarter 2012 highlights – Underlying operational result was EUR -57 million – Operating loss was EUR 89 million including raw material-related inventory losses of some EUR 18 million and net non-recurring items totalling EUR -14 million – Operating loss excluding non-recurring items was EUR 75 million – Positive operating cash flow of EUR 83 million …