Sonova Holding AG (SOON.S)
Tue, Sep 25 2018
* BUYBACK PROGRAM BEGINS ON OCTOBER 10, 2018 AND LASTS UNTIL OCTOBER 8, 2021 AT THE LATEST Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)
ZURICH, Aug 31 Sonova Holding AG will buy back and cancel up to 1.5 billion Swiss francs ($1.55 billion) worth of shares in a three-year repurchase programme set to start by October, the Swiss hearing aid maker said on Friday.
* SONOVA TO LAUNCH NEW SHARE BUYBACK PROGRAM WORTH UP TO CHF 1.5 BILLION Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Zurich newsroom)
ZURICH Sonova's sales growth for this fiscal year may be less than half its mid-term target, the world's biggest hearing aid maker said on Tuesday, partly because of the impact of U.S. disposals and restructuring.
* To add features to hearing aids late in year (Recasts to focus on targets, adds CEO, analyst comment)
ZURICH, May 22 Swiss hearing aid maker Sonova boosted full-year profit by 14.4 percent, helped by what it called "strong momentum" in its largest markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
* SAYS AT MAY 2018 EXCHANGE RATES, GUIDANCE IMPLIES A MID-TEENS GROWTH IN REPORTED EPS IN SWISS FRANCS FOR 2018/19