Henkel is paying out a record dividend (lun, 09 apr 2018)
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA’s Annual General Meeting saw all resolutions on its agenda passed by the voting shareholders. A total of around 1,300 shareholders attended the event, which was held in Düsseldorf on April 9, 2018.
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Focus on sustainable profitable growth (lun, 09 apr 2018)
- Fiscal 2017 with record levels in sales and earnings - Record dividend of 1.79 euros per preferred share proposed (+10.5%) - Full-year outlook 2018 confirmed - Implementation of strategic priorities well on track
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Slow start in the first quarter 2018 due to delivery difficulties in the consumer goods businesses in North America – Full-year outlook 2018 confirmed for the group (lun, 19 mar 2018)
- Weaker development of consumer goods businesses in the first quarter - Causes identified and normalization expected in the second quarter - Adhesive Technologies with strong start into the year - Full year outlook 2018 on group level confirmed
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Henkel achieves new highs in sales and earnings (gio, 22 feb 2018)
- Sales increase to 20,029 million euros, first time above 20 bn euros: nominal growth +7.0%, organic growth +3.1% - EBIT margin* reaches new high: +40 basis points to 17.3% - Earnings per preferred share*: +9.1% to new high of 5.85 euros - Record dividend** payout: +10.5% to 1.79 euros per preferred share - Substantial progress in implementation of strategic initiatives - Financial ambition for 2020 confirmed
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Henkel boasts strong sustainability record in 2017 (gio, 22 feb 2018)
- Sustainability performance improved once more - More than 50,000 employees serving as sustainability ambassadors - Partnership launched to stop ocean plastic - Leading positions in international indices and ratings
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Henkel closes acquisition of Zotos International (ven, 29 dic 2017)
Henkel has successfully closed the acquisition of Zotos International Inc., the North American Hair Professional business of Shiseido Company, Limited. The acquisition comprises leading hair professional brands such as Joico and Zotos Professional. The agreement to acquire the business was signed on October 26, 2017. The purchase price amounts to 485 million US dollars.
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Henkel reports strong performance in third quarter (mar, 14 nov 2017)
- Very strong nominal sales growth: +4.9% to 4,981 million euros, strong organic sales growth (OSG) +3.0% - EBIT margin* improvement to new high: +40 basis points to 18.0% - Significant growth in earnings per preferred share (EPS)*: +8.5% to 1.54 euros - Full year guidance: OSG of 2 to 4% and EBIT margin* increase to more than 17.0% confirmed, EPS* guidance raised to an increase of around 9%
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Henkel to acquire North American Hair Professional business of Shiseido (gio, 26 ott 2017)
- Broaden portfolio with leading brands - Further strengthen Hair Professional business - Significantly expand position in key region North America
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Jens-Martin Schwärzler to succeed Pascal Houdayer at Henkel Beauty Care (mer, 25 ott 2017)
Jens-Martin Schwärzler (54), currently Corporate Senior Vice President and responsible for Henkel’s Consumer Goods Business in North America, has been appointed to the Henkel Management Board effective November 1, 2017. As member of the Management Board, he will be responsible for Henkel Beauty Care. He will succeed Pascal Houdayer (48), who will leave the Management Board at the same time to pursue other interests.
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Henkel closes acquisition of Nattura Laboratorios (ven, 01 set 2017)
Henkel has successfully closed the acquisition of Nattura Laboratorios, S.A. de C.V., headquartered in Guadalajara, Mexico. The agreement to acquire Nattura Laboratorios and associated companies in the USA, Colombia and Spain was signed on March 8, 2017.
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