Henkel to step up growth investments (lun, 21 gen 2019)
- Implementation of Henkel 2020+ well under way - Preliminary results 2018: Good performance despite significant headwinds - Stepping up investments in brands and innovations to capture growth opportunities in consumer businesses and accelerate digital transformation - Outlook for fiscal 2019 reflecting increased growth investments while maintaining high cost discipline - Mid- to long-term financial ambition for 2020 and beyond - reinforcing commitment to delivering profitable growth - Future dividend payout ratio increased
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Henkel first German company to conclude a syndicated ‘Green Loan’ (Fri, 14 Dec 2018)
Henkel pursues innovative ways in financing: The company concluded a so called 'Green Loan’ – as the first corporate in Germany and as the first company within its sector. The credit facility has a total volume of 1.5 billion euros and replaces the existing 700 million and 800 million revolving credit facilities. It has a maturity of up to seven years. The interest rate of the new credit facility is linked to Henkel’s performance in three independent sustainability ratings.
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Henkel reports good development in third quarter (Thu, 15 Nov 2018)
- Sales increase to 5,037 million euros, organic growth +2.7% - EBIT* improvement: +3.3% to 926 million euros - EBIT margin* further improved: +40 basis points to 18.4% - Growth in earnings per preferred share (EPS)*: +2.6% to 1.58 euros
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Henkel reports strong organic sales growth, further improved margin and higher earnings in second quarter (Thu, 16 Aug 2018)
- Sales increase to new high: 5,143 million euros, organic growth +3.5% - EBIT* reaches new high: 926 million euros (+1.8%) - EBIT margin* further improved: +20 basis points to 18.0% - Earnings per preferred share (EPS)*: 1.58 euros (+1.9%), excluding currency effects: +7.7% - North American consumer goods businesses back to normal service levels - Henkel updates full year outlook, reflecting stronger headwinds from currencies and material prices, and expects organic group sales growth of 2 - 4% (unchanged), an EBIT* margin of around 18% (previously: more than 17.5%) and an EPS* growth of 3 - 6% (previously: 5 - 8%)
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Henkel to acquire Aislantes Nacionales S.A. (Mon, 16 Jul 2018)
Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire Aislantes Nacionales S.A., a major player in the Chilean tile adhesive and building materials market.
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Henkel to acquire leading retailer brand manufacturer for Laundry & Home Care products (Thu, 10 May 2018)
- Further expands market position in North America - Strengthens leading position in retailer brands in North America - Complements portfolio in attractive and growing categories
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Henkel delivers positive organic sales growth and further improves margin and EPS (Wed, 09 May 2018)
- Sales at 4,835 million euros: organic growth +1.1%, nominal -4.5%, impacted by negative currency effects of 8.6% - Further EBIT margin* improvement: +50 basis points to 17.4% - Growth in earnings per preferred share*: +1.4% to 1.43 euros, impacted by negative currency effects of 6.4% - On track to return to normal service levels in North America in the course of the second quarter - Outlook for fiscal year 2018 confirmed
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Henkel is paying out a record dividend (Mon, 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 (Mon, 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 (Mon, 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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