Bekaert: half year results 2013 - Bekaert.com

Bekaert: half year results 2013



26-jul.-2013

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Please find attached a press release concerning the 2013 half year results of Bekaert.

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Bekaert maintained stable volumes and gross margins in the first half of 2013. While depressed markets, competitive price pressure and unfavorable currency movements affected the Group's top line by 7.5%, the effects were offset at the REBIT level thanks to the restructuring measures of 2012 and the realized cost savings.

- Consolidated sales of € 1.65 billion (-7.5%) and combined sales of € 2.14 billion (-5.1%)
- Gross profit of € 249 million (15.1% margin) compared with € 268 million (15.0% margin)
- REBIT of € 91 million (5.5% margin) compared with € 85 million (4.8% margin)
- Non-recurring items of € -2.3 million compared with € -80.9 million
- EBIT of € 89 million (5.4% margin) compared with € 4 million (0.2% margin)
- EBITDA of € 172 million (10.4% margin) compared with € 160 million (9.0% margin)
- EPS: € 0.45 compared with € -1.35
- Net debt of € 770 million, down from € 866 million as of 30 June 2012 

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