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Bobst Group SA (BOBNN.S)

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BOBST expects a 4 to 6 percent sales increase
Thursday, 9 Nov 2017 02:32am EST 

Nov 9(Reuters) - BOBST GROUP SA ::SAYS CURRENTLY EXPECTING A 4 TO 6 PERCENT SALES INCREASE COMPARED TO THE CHF 1.447 BILLION ACHIEVED IN 2016.SAYS OPERATING RESULT (EBIT) MARGIN CLOSE TO THE MINIMUM MID- TO LONG TERM TARGET OF 8 PCT OF SALES, COMPARED TO 7.2 PERCENT IN 2016.SAYS NET RESULT WILL INCREASE AS WELL FROM CHF 84.3 MILLION ACHIEVED IN 2016.SAYS OUTLOOK REMAINS SUBJECT TO MARKET EVOLUTIONS IN THE VARIOUS GEOGRAPHIES AND CURRENCY FLUCTUATIONS.  Full Article

Bobst Group H1 EBIT improves TO CHF 39.8 mln‍​
Thursday, 27 Jul 2017 12:35am EDT 

July 27 (Reuters) - BOBST GROUP SA ::H1 EBIT HAS IMPROVED TO CHF 39.8 MILLION FROM CHF 18.0 MILLION IN 2016.‍​.H1 NET RESULT WAS CHF 27.7 MILLION COMPARED WITH CHF 9.7 MILLION IN 2016‍​.H1 CONSOLIDATED SALES AMOUNTED TO CHF 643.2 MILLION, AN INCREASE OF CHF 42.8 MILLION, OR +7.1%, COMPARED WITH SAME PERIOD IN 2016.H2 OUTLOOK: THE GROUP EXPECTS TO SEE CONTINUED GOOD DEMAND IN EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA.H2 OUTLOOK: EXPECTS A VERY BUSY SECOND HALF OF 2017 IN NEARLY ALL PLANTS..H2 OUTLOOK: IS CONFIDENT OF ACHIEVING SLIGHTLY HIGHER FULL-YEAR SALES AND A SLIGHTLY HIGHER EBIT COMPARED TO 2016.MID- TO LONG-TERM FINANCIAL TARGETS OF AT LEAST 8% EBIT AND A MINIMUM 15% RETURN ON CAPITAL EMPLOYED (ROCE) REMAIN UNCHANGED.  Full Article

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

BRIEF-BOBST expects a 4 to 6 percent sales increase

* SAYS CURRENTLY EXPECTING A 4 TO 6 PERCENT SALES INCREASE COMPARED TO THE CHF 1.447 BILLION ACHIEVED IN 2016