Log in
E-mail
Password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON

4-Traders Homepage  >  News  >  Business Leaders  >  All news

Business Leaders

Latest NewsCompaniesMarketsEconomy & ForexCommoditiesInterest RatesBusiness LeadersFinance ProfessionalsCalendarSectors 
HomeAll newsMost read newsBusiness Leaders Biography
Age : 46
Public asset : 9,119,493 USD
Linked companies : Pernod Ricard SA
Biography : Mr. Alexandre Ricard is Member-Management Board at Pernod Ricard Asia SAS, Chairman & Chief Executiv

Pernod Ricard 1st Half Net Profit Rises on Lower Expenses, Inventory Sales

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
02/08/2018 | 08:11am CET
   By Euan Conley 
 

Pernod Ricard SA (RI.FR) on Thursday posted a 25% rise in net profit for the first half of its fiscal year, helped partly by a reduction in financial expenses and the one-off sale of bulk Scotch inventory.

Net profit for the half-year ending Dec. 31 rose to 1.15 billion euros ($1.4 billion) from EUR914 million a year earlier, the maker of Absolut vodka, Mumm champagne and Jameson whiskey said.

Sales in the first half increased by only 0.4% to EUR5.1 billion due to negative foreign currency effects, Pernod Ricard said. Second-quarter sales declined by 0.8% to EUR2.8 billion, which the company said was consistent with underlying trends from the first quarter.

"We expect sustained and diversified growth to continue across our regions and brands," said Pernod Chairman and Chief Executive Alexandre Ricard.

The French spirits group said it was raising its fiscal 2018 guidance for organic growth in profit from recurring operations to between 4% and 6%.

Write to Euan Conley at [email protected]

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10Next

Advertisement