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India's Hindustan Unilever March-qtr profit rises 6.2 pct

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 06:28am EDT

May 17 (Reuters) - Hindustan Unilever Ltd ::Says recommended a final dividend of inr 10 per share.March quarter net profit 11.83 billion rupees.March quarter total income 89.69 billion rupees.Net profit in March quarter last year was 11.14 billion rupees as per IND-AS; total income was 84.30 billion rupees.Consensus forecast for March quarter net profit was 10.80 billion rupees.Says with gradual improvement in market conditions, co remains optimistic about medium term outlook for sector.Says domestic consumer business grew at 8 percent with underlying volume growth at 4 percent in quarter.

Coty Q3 loss per share $ 0.22

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 06:30am EDT

May 10 (Reuters) - Coty Inc :Coty Inc. Reports third quarter fiscal 2017 results.Q3 adjusted earnings per share $0.15.Q3 revenue $2.032 billion.Qtrly loss per share $ 0.22.Q3 earnings per share view $0.13, revenue view $1.94 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Qtrly net revenues $ 2,032.1 million versus $ 950.7 million last year.Coty-On integration of P&G beauty business, co is making "good progress" and exited transitional services agreement in North America on May 1.Coty Inc - expect constant currency net revenue trends in Q4 excluding younique and GHD to "weaken" sequentially versus Q3.

Coty Q3 loss per share $ 0.22

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 06:30am EDT

May 10 (Reuters) - Coty Inc :Coty Inc. Reports third quarter fiscal 2017 results.Q3 adjusted earnings per share $0.15.Q3 revenue $2.032 billion.Qtrly loss per share $ 0.22.Q3 earnings per share view $0.13, revenue view $1.94 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Qtrly net revenues $ 2,032.1 million versus $ 950.7 million last year.Coty-On integration of P&G beauty business, co is making "good progress" and exited transitional services agreement in North America on May 1.Coty Inc - expect constant currency net revenue trends in Q4 excluding younique and GHD to "weaken" sequentially versus Q3.

Estee Lauder Q3 adjusted earnings per share $0.91

Wednesday, 3 May 2017 06:45am EDT

May 3 (Reuters) - Estee Lauder Companies Inc :The estée lauder companies reports strong sales and earnings growth in fiscal 2017 third quarter.Q3 sales $2.86 billion versus i/b/e/s view $2.81 billion.Sees fy 2017 earnings per share $3.32 to $3.37 excluding items.Sees fy 2017 earnings per share $3.02 to $3.09.Q3 adjusted earnings per share $0.91.Sees fy 2017 sales up 4 to 5 percent.Q3 earnings per share view $0.73 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Estee lauder companies inc- fy 2017 foreign currency translation is expected to negatively impact sales by approximately 2% versus prior-year period.Estee lauder companies inc- full year fiscal 2017 net sales are forecasted to grow between 6% and 7% in constant currency.Estee lauder companies inc - "plan to increase targeted investment spending to further our momentum into fiscal 2018".Estee lauder- expects to take charges associated with previously approved restructuring and other activities in fy 2017 of about $160 million-$170 million.Estee lauder companies inc- negative currency impact on sales growth equates to about $.13 of earnings per share for full year fiscal 2017.Estee lauder companies inc- global prestige beauty estimated to grow approximately 4% to 5% for fiscal 2017 full year.Estee lauder companies inc - qtrly reported eps $0.80.Fy2017 earnings per share view $3.32 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

SCA forest products business Q1 operating profit just below forecast

Thursday, 27 Apr 2017 02:00am EDT

April 27 (Reuters) - SCA :Q1 Forest Products Business net sales increased 5 pct and amounted to SEK 3,969 mln.Says Q1 total operations (forest products and hygiene business) net sales increased by 4 pct to SEK 29,104 mln.Q1 Forest Products Business EBITDA decreased 2 pct to SEK 797 mln (813).Sca says Q1 total operations (forest products and hygiene business) profit for period totaled SEK 2,019 mln.Q1 Forest Products Business operating profit decreased 7 pct to SEK 498 mln.Reuters poll: SCA Forest Products Business Q1 EBIT seen at SEK 566 million, sales at SEK 4.06 billion.

P&G Q3 core earnings per share $0.96

Wednesday, 26 Apr 2017 07:00am EDT

April 26 (Reuters) - P&G :p&g - qtrly organic sales increased one percent.p&g announces third quarter earnings.Q3 core earnings per share $0.96.Q3 earnings per share $0.93 from continuing operations.Q3 sales $15.6 billion versus i/b/e/s view $15.7 billion.Qtrly beauty segment organic sales increased one percent versus year ago.p&g - p&g said it is maintaining its guidance for organic sales growth in range of two to three percent for fiscal 2017.Q3 earnings per share view $0.94 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Qtrly grooming segment organic sales decreased six percent.p&g - company also maintained its expectation for 2017 core earnings per share growth of mid-single digits versus fiscal 2016 core eps of $3.67.p&g - p&g said it is increasing fiscal year guidance for adjusted free cash flow productivity from 90% or more to approximately 95%.p&g - 2017 all-in gaap earnings per share are expected to increase 48% to 50% versus fiscal year 2016 gaap eps of $3.69.p&g - fiscal 2017 gaap eps estimate includes approximately $0.12 per share of non-core restructuring costs and $0.13 per share of charges related to early debt retirement.p&g - p&g estimates 2017 all-in sales to be down one percent to in-line with prior fiscal year.p&g - q3 macro environment was characterized by a "slowdown in market growth".

Unilever CFO comments on outlook, spreads unit sale

Thursday, 20 Apr 2017 02:33am EDT

April 20 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc :Interview-Unilever cfo says q1 results helped by business units sticking to "business as usual" during review.Interview-Unilever cfo says seeing positive signs in the economy overall.Interview-Unilever cfo says thinks seeing a "bottoming out" of currency devaluations in key emerging markets.Interview-Unilever cfo says always lag between economic fundamentals and consumer demand, but encouraged.Interview-Unilever cfo says performance in second half of 2017 should be better than first half.Interview-Unilever cfo declines to comment on interest in reckitt benckiser's food business.Unilever cfo says it's a relief to be able to "engage wholeheartedly" with private equity community on spreads.Unilever cfo says hasn't started inviting interest, but hopes to have a mix of financial, strategic bidders.

Shaver Shop enters agreement to acquire Bondi Junction and McCarthur Square Franchises

Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017 06:48pm EDT

April 20 (Reuters) - Shaver Shop Group Ltd :Now expects its FY17 full year EBITDA to be between $13.7 mln and $15.0 mln.On a year to date basis, like for like sales for nine months ended 31 march 2017 are now up 1.3%.Entered into a binding agreement to acquire Bondi Junction and McCarthur Square Franchises.Settlement of binding agreement is scheduled for 31 MAY 2017.Post completion earnings contribution from stores is not expected to be material to company's FY17 results.

PZ Cussons says FY outlook in line with expectations

Thursday, 13 Apr 2017 02:00am EDT

PZ Cussons Plc : Trading update in respect of period 25 January 2017 to 12 April 2017. . Overall performance of group has been in line with expectations. . Cash generation for period also in line with expectations. . In UK, performance in washing and bathing division robust; impact of margin improvement initiatives offset higher costs due to weaker pound . Europe - in beauty division, performance has been good across Sanctuary, St Tropez, Charles Worthington and Fudge . Performance in smaller markets of Thailand and Middle East has been in line with expectations . Performance in smaller markets of Ghana And Kenya has been in line with expectations. . Outlook for financial year ending 31 may remains in line with expectations. . In Nigeria, there has been some improvement in liquidity in both interbank and secondary markets . All business units across personal care, home care, electricals and food & nutrition have traded relatively well . Performance in smaller markets of Ghana and Kenya has been in line with expectations. .Group's balance sheet remains strong and well placed to pursue new opportunities as they arise..

Interview-Unilever CFO comments on strategy

Thursday, 6 Apr 2017 02:29am EDT

Unilever Plc : Interview-Unilever cfo says have spoken to top 50 shareholders ahead of our review . Interview-Unilever cfo says we are looking to produce more value in the short term . Interview-Unilever cfo says shareholders do not want our long term model to change . Interview-Unilever cfo says shareholders did not want spin off of food business . Interview-Unilever cfo says planned step up in margin will come from the food business . Interview-Unilever cfo says we get significant synergies from keeping the food business within the group . Interview-Unilever cfo says will return excess cash periodically in order to return to 2x leverage level . Interview-Unilever cfo says over time we will get to 2x leverage depending on m&a activity . Interview-Unilever cfo says expect to see heightened m&a activity . Interview-Unilever cfo says no change in our strategy for very large m&a deals . Interview-Unilever cfo says starting a process to sell the spreads business, seeing lots of interest .Interview-Unilever cfo says brexit will not have an impact on which listing we choose.

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