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Bobst Group SA (BOBNN.S)

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28 Apr 2017
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Bobst Group FY sales up 8.7 pct at CHF 1.45 billion
Thursday, 2 Mar 2017 12:38am EST 

Bobst Group SA : Sales of 1.447 billion Swiss francs ($1.43 billion) in 2016, an increase of 116 million francs, or +8.7 pct, compared to 2015 . EBIT was 103.7 million francs (83.9 million francs in 2015) . Net result was 84.3 million francs (67.1 million francs in 2015) . Board of Directors proposes to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders the payment of a dividend of 1.70 francs per share (1.25 francs in 2015) .Confirms the guidance published on December 20, 2016, that it expects to reach sales similar to the level achieved in 2016. Barring unforeseen circumstances the Group expects to achieve an operating result (EBIT) similar to that achieved in 2016.  Full Article

Bobst Group confirms 2016 guidance, gives first outlook for 2017
Tuesday, 20 Dec 2016 12:54am EST 

Bobst Group SA : Confirms 2016 guidance and first outlook for 2017 .Is currently assuming for 2017 stable sales comparing with 2016, thus slightly exceeding 1.40 billion Swiss francs and an EBIT margin also similar to 2016 reaching around 7 percent.  Full Article

Bobst Group H1 sales up at CHF 600.4 million
Thursday, 28 Jul 2016 01:14am EDT 

Bobst Group SA : Half-Year EBIT up at 18.0 million Swiss francs ($18.26 million) from 14.7 million francs in 2015 . H1 sales amounted to 600.4 million francs compared to 524.7 million francs in the previous year . H1 net result reached 9.7 million francs from 14.8 million francs in the previous year . Activity in emerging markets, China and South America has been slow, while India, the Middle East and Africa have shown good levels of activity despite political instability in some areas . Is confident of achieving full year sales of 1.35 to 1.40 billion francs in 2016 . Overall market trends are in line with last year . For the full year 2016 the group expects a similar operating result (EBIT) as the restated operating result (EBIT) for 2015 (83.9 million francs) . FY net result will be lower than the restated net result for 2015 (67.1 million francs) .Mid- to long-term financial targets of at least 8 pct operating result (EBIT) and a minimum 15 pct return on capital employed (ROCE) remain unchanged..  Full Article

Bobst Group and WIFAG-Polytype Group entere into exclusive negotiations
Wednesday, 30 Mar 2016 08:00pm EDT 

Bobst Group SA:Bobst group and WIFAG-Polytype Group have entered into exclusive negotiations.Bobst group and WIFAG-Polytype Group have entered into exclusive negotiations regarding a potential acquisition of WIFAG-Polytype’s coating technology business.Closing of the transaction expected to occur at the end of the second quarter of 2016.  Full Article

Bobst Group confirms FY 2016 sales guidance
Tuesday, 1 Mar 2016 07:00pm EST 

Bobst Group SA:Confirms guidance; expects to reach sales of 1.30 billion Swiss francs to 1.35 billion Swiss francs in FY 2016‍​.  Full Article

Bobst Group SA establishes sales and services organization in Turkey​
Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 07:00pm EST 

Bobst Group SA:Establishes its own sales and services organization in Turkey​.  Full Article

Bobst Group comments on FY 2015 and FY 2016 outlook
Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 07:00pm EST 

Bobst Group SA:Expects for FY 2015 sales in the range of 1.31 billion Swiss francs to 1.33 billion francs.FY 2015 operating result (EBIT) and net result guidance is confirmed (EBIT-margin > 5 pct and net result-margin > 3 pct).Sees FY 2016 sales in the range of 1.30 billion francs to 1.35 billion francs and EBIT- and net result-margins similar to FY 2015.FY 2015 revenue estimate 1.305 billion francs - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY 2016 revenue estimate 1.337 billion francs - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Bobst Group to exercise option to purchase remaining shares of Gordon Ltd
Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 08:00pm EDT 

Bobst Group SA:Will exercise before the end of the year its option to purchase from Gary Tseng the remaining 35 pct shares of the Gordon Ltd, Hong Kong based holding company of Shanghai Eternal Machinery Co. Ltd.Both parties have agreed not to disclose any information concerning the conditions of the transaction.Gary Tseng, former owner, remains managing director.  Full Article

Bobst Group SA comments on FY 2015 outlook
Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 08:00pm EDT 

Bobst Group SA:Is confident of achieving FY 2015 sales of 1.25 billion Swiss francs to 1.30 billion francs.For FY 2015 expects to achieve operating result (EBIT) margin of higher than 5 pct and net result margin of higher than 3 pct.  Full Article

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BRIEF-Bobst Group sees FY sales slightly exceeding CHF 1.40 billion

* Expects FY sales slightly exceeding 1.40 billion Swiss francs ($1.42 billion) (previously: 1.35 - 1.40 billion francs)