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Croda International PLC (CRDA.L)

CRDA.L on London Stock Exchange

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18 Apr 2019
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Croda Says Co Progresses Contingency Plans For A 'Hard Brexit'
Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019 

Feb 26 (Reuters) - Croda International PLC ::FY ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX 331.5 MILLION POUNDS VERSUS. 320.3 MILLION POUNDS AS REPORTED LAST YEAR.FY SALES - CORE BUSINESS 1,268.7 MILLION POUNDS VERSUS. 1,246.1 MILLION POUNDS AS REPORTED LAST YEAR.DECLARES SPECIAL DIVIDEND OF 115 PENCE PER SHARE IN FY.PROPOSED FULL YEAR ORDINARY DIVIDEND INCREASED BY 7.4% TO 87.0 PENCE PER SHARE.WITH 96% OF SALES AND 80% OF PRODUCTION OUTSIDE UK, IMPACT OF UK LEAVING EU IS EXPECTED TO BE LIMITED FOR CRODA.PROTECTING OUR ABILITY TO MANUFACTURE PRODUCT IN UK AND TO SHIP TO CUSTOMERS, HAVE BEEN ELEMENTS OF CONTINGENCY PLANNING.AN ORDERLY TRANSITION OF UK OUT OF EU IS EXPECTED TO BE MANAGEABLE FOR CRODA.GIVEN UNCERTAINTY OVER METHOD AND TIMING OF UK'S EXIT FROM EU, WE HAVE PROGRESSED CONTINGENCY PLANS FOR A 'HARD BREXIT'.HAVE MADE MINOR CHANGES TO OUR TRADING MODEL WITHIN EUROPE.REVIEWING WHICH PORTS ARE BEST PLACED TO PROTECT SERVICE LEVELS, ENSURING HAVE FULL EU RECOGNITION FOR IMPORTS AND EXPORTS.WORKING TO MITIGATE SUPPLY ISSUES IF THERE ARE DELAYS AT BORDERS.SECURED ADDITIONAL WAREHOUSING CAPACITY & ARE BUILDING FINISHED GOODS INVENTORY IN DISTRIBUTION NETWORK IN CONTINENTAL EUROPE.HAVE ALSO DEVELOPED A PLAN TO PROTECT CRITICAL RAW MATERIALS.DECIDED TO CEASE ISSUING QUARTERLY TRADING UPDATES FROM 2019 ONWARDS.  Full Article

Croda International Says Acquisition Of Vaccine Adjuvant Specialist
Wednesday, 2 Jan 2019 

Jan 2 (Reuters) - Croda International PLC ::ACQUISITION OF MARKET LEADING VACCINE ADJUVANT SPECIALIST.PROPOSED DEAL FOR TOTAL CONSIDERATION OF EUR 72 MILLION IN CASH.ACQUISITION OF BRENNTAG BIOSECTOR (BIOSECTOR).  Full Article

Brenntag AG Sells Biosector To Croda For 72 Mln Euros
Monday, 17 Dec 2018 

Dec 17 (Reuters) - Brenntag Ag ::SELLS NON-CORE ENTITY BIOSECTOR.HAS SIGNED AN AGREEMENT TO DIVEST BRENNTAG BIOSECTOR A/S, DENMARK, TO CRODA INTERNATIONAL PLC FOR A TOTAL CONSIDERATION OF 72 MILLION EUR..THE TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE BY THE END OF 2018..  Full Article

Croda International To Buy Brenntag Biosector For EUR 72 Mln
Monday, 17 Dec 2018 

Dec 17 (Reuters) - Croda International PLC ::ACQUISITION OF GLOBAL VACCINE ADJUVANT SPECIALIST.TOTAL CONSIDERATION IS EUR 72 MILLION IN CASH AND TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE BY END OF 2018.DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT HAS BEEN SIGNED WITH BRENNTAG NORDIC A/S TO ACQUIRE BRENNTAG BIOSECTOR A/S.ON COMPLETION, BIOSECTOR WILL BE INTEGRATED INTO CRODA'S HEALTH CARE BUSINESS WITHIN LIFE SCIENCES SECTOR.BIOSECTOR WIL CONTINUE TO BE LED BY ITS TEAM.  Full Article

Croda International Says On Track To Deliver FY Expectations
Thursday, 1 Nov 2018 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Croda International PLC ::SAYS CORE BUSINESS CONSTANT CURRENCY SALES UP 4.5% SALES MOMENTUM SEEN IN FIRST HALF OF YEAR CONTINUED IN Q3.SAYS IN REPORTED CURRENCY, Q3 SALES FOR GROUP WERE 2.9 PERCENT HIGHER AND UP 0.5 PERCENT YEAR TO DATE.SAYS "WE ARE ON TRACK TO DELIVER OUR EXPECTATIONS FOR YEAR".  Full Article

Croda To Make Internal Changes As Plant Impact Evaluation Completed
Friday, 26 Oct 2018 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Croda International PLC ::CRODA INTERNATIONAL - ACQUISITION UPDATE.CRODA INTERNATIONAL PLC - BOARD HAS TAKEN CERTAIN NECESSARY COURSES OF ACTION WHICH DIFFER FROM STATEMENTS OF INTENT.CRODA - IT WAS CRODA EUROPE BOARD'S INTENTION, AFTER COMPLETION OF OFFER, TO EVALUATE MARKET POSITIONING AND STRATEGY OF PLANT IMPACT.CRODA - FINDINGS HAVE NECESSITATED CERTAIN CHANGES TO ORIGINAL STATED INTENTIONS IN ORDER TO BEST UTILISE PLANT IMPACT.CRODA - INTERNAL CHANGES WILL HAVE NO IMPACT ON EXISTING BUSINESS, CUSTOMER SERVICE LEVELS OR CO'S FUNDAMENTAL RATIONALE FOR ACQUISITION.  Full Article

Croda International Posts HY Adjusted Pretax Profit Of 175 Mln Stg
Wednesday, 25 Jul 2018 

July 25 (Reuters) - Croda International PLC ::INTERIM DIVIDEND UP 8.6 PERCENT TO 38 PENCEPER SHARE.H1 ADJUSTED PRETAX PROFIT 175 MILLION STG VERSUS 169.7 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.HY SALES OF 702.8 MILLION STG VERSUS 707.3 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.FULL YEAR OUTLOOK AFFIRMED.  Full Article

Croda International says Q3 group sales up 6.1 pct to 334.6 mln pounds
Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - CRODA INTERNATIONAL PLC ::‍CONTINUED ORGANIC GROWTH DRIVEN BY PERSONAL CARE; FULL YEAR OUTLOOK AFFIRMED​.Q3 ‍CONTINUED ORGANIC GROWTH - CORE BUSINESS CONSTANT CURRENCY SALES UP 5.7%​.‍IN REPORTED CURRENCY, Q3 GROUP SALES GREW 6.1% TO £334.6 MILLION (Q3 2016: £315.3M), INCLUDING A 1.7% BENEFIT FROM CURRENCY​.‍BALANCE SHEET REMAINS ROBUST, WITH NET DEBT AT END OF Q3 BROADLY UNCHANGED FROM HALF YEAR​.‍Q3 PROFIT MARGIN INCREASED SLIGHTLY OVER PRIOR YEAR, REFLECTING IMPROVED PRODUCT MIX AND PRICING, WITH FOCUS ON GROWING VALUE AHEAD OF VOLUME​.  Full Article

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