IMCD reports 9% EBITA growth in the first three months of 2017

Rotterdam, The Netherlands (10 May 2017) - IMCD N.V. ("IMCD" or "Company"), a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients, today announces its first three months 2017 results.

Highlights

  • Gross profit growth of 11% to EUR 106.4 million (+9% on a constant currency basis)
  • Operating EBITA increase of 9% to EUR 42.7 million (+8% on a constant currency basis)
  • Net result before amortisation and non-recurring items increase of 11% to EUR 29.4 million (+8% on a constant currency basis)
  • Cash earnings per share increased by 12% to EUR 0.56
     

Piet van der Slikke, CEO: "The year started very well with an EBITA growth of 9%, strong free cash flow and an increase of cash earnings per share of 12%. In particular EMEA outperformed with 14% EBITA growth. The results in Asia-Pacific were in line with expectations whereas the Americas were disappointing, mainly because Brazil underperformed versus a strong Q1 2016. Overall, we are optimistic and expect another year of growth of our results."

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