Henkel delivers positive sales growth in first quarter (mar, 07 mag 2019)

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Henkel is paying out a record dividend (lun, 08 apr 2019)
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA’s Annual General Meeting saw all resolutions on its agenda passed by the voting shareholders. A total of around 1,400 shareholders attended the event, which was held in Düsseldorf on April 8, 2019.
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Focus on sustainable profitable growth (Mon, 08 Apr 2019)

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Henkel achieves good organic sales growth with strong earnings, profitability and cash flow (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
- Sales at 19.9 billion euros: impacted by negative currency effects of 1.1 billion euros; organic growth +2.4% - Increase in operating profit (EBIT)1: +1.0% to 3,496 million euros - Further EBIT margin1 improvement: +30 basis points to 17.6% - Earnings per preferred share (EPS)1: +2.7% to 6.01 euros, at constant exchange rates +7% - Strong expansion of free cash flow: +12.7% to 1,917 million euros - Record dividend2 payout: +3.4% to 1.85 euros per preferred share - Very good progress in implementation of strategic priorities - Growth initiatives underline commitment to profitable growth
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Henkel drives further progress in sustainability (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
- Global focus on resource efficiency - Active contribution to climate protection - Comprehensive commitment to a circular economy for plastic and sustainable packaging - Leading positions in international indices and ratings
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Sylvie Nicol to succeed Kathrin Menges as Executive Vice President Human Resources (Wed, 06 Feb 2019)
Sylvie Nicol (45), currently Corporate Senior Vice President Global Human Resources, has been appointed to the Henkel Management Board. Effective April 9, 2019, after Henkel’s Annual General Meeting, she will become responsible for Human Resources (HR) and Infrastructure Services. She will succeed Kathrin Menges (55), who will not be available for another term on the Management Board for personal reasons. Kathrin Menges joined the company in 1999. Since 2011, she has been member of the Henkel Management Board.
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Henkel to step up growth investments (Mon, 21 Jan 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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