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Hexpol AB (HPOLb.ST)

HPOLb.ST on Stockholm Stock Exchange

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18 May 2018
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Hexpol Q4 operating profit matches forecast​
Friday, 2 Feb 2018 

Feb 2 (Reuters) - Hexpol AB ::Q4 ‍SALES INCREASED 6 PER CENT TO 2,926 MSEK (2,753).​.Q4 ‍OPERATING PROFIT AMOUNTED TO 467 MSEK (484).​.Q4 ‍OPERATING MARGIN AMOUNTED TO 16.0 PER CENT (17.6).​.SAYS ‍BOARD OF DIRECTORS PROPOSES A DIVIDEND OF 1.95 SEK PER SHARE (4.75 SEK INCL. A SPECIAL DIVIDEND OF 3.00 SEK)​.SAYS ‍OUR FINANCIAL POSITION REMAINS STRONG AND WE ARE WELL EQUIPPED FOR FURTHER EXPANSION​.REUTERS POLL: HEXPOL Q4 OPERATING PROFIT WAS SEEN AT 465 MILLION SEK, NET SALES AT 2,894 MILLION SEK, DIVIDEND AT 1.83 SEK/SHARE.  Full Article

Hexpol Q3 operating profit lags forecast​
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Hexpol AB :Q3 ‍sales increased 7 per cent to 2,936 million SEK (2,742)​.Q3 ‍operating profit amounted to 470 million SEK (475)​.Reuters poll: Hexpol Q3 operating profit was seen at 487 million SEK, net sales at 3,057 million SEK.Says during the quarter, the prices on our main raw materials have been stable and the price pressure continued strong on all markets.Says sales to automotive related customers were still good and improved to customers within engineering and general industry.  Full Article

Hexpol Q2 operating profit just beats estimates
Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017 

July 19 (Reuters) - Hexpol AB :Q2 sales increased 23 per cent to 3,230 Msek (2,627)..Q2 operating profit increased 11 per cent to 517 Msek (465)..Reuters poll: hexpol q2 operating profit was seen at 514 million SEK, net sales at 3,188 million SEK.  Full Article

Hexpol Q1 op profit rose to SEK 532 mln
Friday, 28 Apr 2017 

April 28 (Reuters) - Hexpol Ab ::Q sales increased 14 per cent to 3,138 MSEK (2,757).Q1 operating profit increased 7 per cent to 532 MSEK (497).Says during quarter, prices on our main raw materials have increased and price pressure continued strong on all markets.Says the first quarter of 2017 was another strong quarter – our best quarter to date.  Full Article

Hexpol buys rubber compounder Valley Processing for $44 mln
Monday, 3 Apr 2017 

Hexpol AB : Hexpol acquires U.S. rubber compounder Valley Processing, . Says Valley Processing, with a manufacturing facility in City of Industry, California, US, had a turnover of 34 MUSD in 2016 and have around 90 employees . Says acquisition price amounts to approximately 44 MUSD on a cash and debt free basis for business plus an additional purchase price based on product transfers . Says funded by a combination of cash and existing bank facilities .Says acquired business has an EBITDA margin below Hexpol Group and is expected to have a positive impact on earnings per share.  Full Article

BRIEF-Hexpol buys Czech compounding business from Trelleborg for 65 mln euro
Friday, 31 Mar 2017 

Trelleborg AB , Hexpol : Trelleborg sells compounding operation in the Czech Republic to Hexpol . Says transaction is expected to result in a book capital gain of approximately SEK 450 m after tax. . Says divested operation, which had annual external sales of approximately SEK 300 m in 2016 and profitability in line with level for Trelleborg, will be deconsolidated on march 31, 2017 .Hexpol says acquisition price is estimated to approximately 65 MEUR on a cash and debt free basis and has been funded by a combination of cash and existing bank facilities.  Full Article

Hexpol buys Czech compounding business from Trelleborg for 65 mln euro
Friday, 31 Mar 2017 

Trelleborg AB , Hexpol : Trelleborg sells compounding operation in the Czech Republic to Hexpol . Says transaction is expected to result in a book capital gain of approximately SEK 450 m after tax. . Says divested operation, which had annual external sales of approximately SEK 300 m in 2016 and profitability in line with level for Trelleborg, will be deconsolidated on march 31, 2017 .Hexpol says acquisition price is estimated to approximately 65 MEUR on a cash and debt free basis and has been funded by a combination of cash and existing bank facilities.  Full Article

Hexpol names Mikael Fryklund as new president and CEO
Friday, 17 Mar 2017 

Hexpol AB : Says Mikael Fryklund appointed new president and CEO for Hexpol AB .Says the Nomination Committee will propose Georg Brunstam, present President and CEO of HEXPOL AB, to become new Chairman of the Board to the Annual General Meeting.  Full Article

Hexpol Q4 operating profit just above forecast
Friday, 3 Feb 2017 

Hexpol Ab : Q4 operating margin amounted to 17.6 percent (17.6). . Q4 operating profit increased 6 percent to 484 mln SEK . Says board of directors proposes a dividend of 4.75 SEK per share, consisting of an ordinary dividend of 1.75 SEK per share (1.70) and a special dividend of 3.00 SEK per share. . Says sales have once again been negatively affected by considerably lower sales prices due to lower raw material prices . Says price pressure was continued strong on all markets . Reuters poll: Hexpol Q4 operating profit was seen at 459 million SEK, dividend at 1.88 per share .Says our strong operating cash flow and our net cash of 1,268 msek provides scope for continued acquisition-driven expansion.  Full Article

Hexpol Q2 operating profit misses forecasts
Wednesday, 20 Jul 2016 

Hexpol Ab : Q2 sales amounted to 2,627 MSEK (2,910) . Q2 operating profit amounted to 465 MSEK (508) . Says our financial position remains very strong and with a net cash of 234 msek, we are well equipped for further expansion . Says price pressure was continued strong on all markets .Reuters poll: Hexpol Q2 operating profit was seen at 498 million SEK, sales at 2,751 million SEK.  Full Article

Inflation threat deepens European equity sell-off

LONDON, Feb 5 European stocks suffered a sharp sell-off at the open on Monday, tracking big drops in Asia as growing inflation expectations and rising bond yields took their toll on equity markets.