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Wacker Chemie AG (WCHG.DE)

WCHG.DE on Xetra

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23 Feb 2018
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Wacker Chemie AG ‍Full-Year 2017 Group Sales Climb 6 Percent
Thursday, 8 Feb 2018 01:00am EST 

Feb 8 (Reuters) - Wacker Chemie Ag ::‍FULL-YEAR 2017 GROUP SALES CLIMB 6 PERCENT TO EUR4.92 BILLION​.‍EBITDA OF EUR1.015 BILLION COMES IN 6 PERCENT HIGHER YEAR OVER YEAR​.‍SALES FOR Q4 2017 GROW TO EUR1.18 BILLION, 3 PERCENT MORE VERSUS A YEAR EARLIER​.‍FINAL-QUARTER EBITDA CLIMBS 6 PERCENT TO EUR235 MILLION​.‍EBIT INCREASES 24 PERCENT TO EUR420 MILLION IN 2017​.‍INCOME FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS CLIMBS 40 PERCENT TO EUR250 MILLION, WITH NET INCOME FOR YEAR TOTALING EUR885 MILLION​.‍GROUP SALES FROM OCTOBER THROUGH DECEMBER 2017 TOTALED AROUND EUR1.18 BILLION (Q4 2016: EUR1.15 BILLION)​.‍Q4 EBITDA REACHED EUR235 MILLION IN Q4 2017 (Q4 2016: EUR221 MILLION), A RISE OF 6 PERCENT​.  Full Article

Wacker Chemie Wins FDA OK To Make Drug Substance In Chiesi's Retavase
Tuesday, 9 Jan 2018 03:15am EST 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Wacker Chemie AG ::SAYS OBTAINS FDA APPROVAL TO MANUFACTURE THE DRUG SUBSTANCE IN RETAVASE, A THROMBOLYSIS MEDICATION BY CHIESI‍​.  Full Article

Wacker Chemie Supervisory Board Extends Contract Of CEO Rudolf Staudigl
Thursday, 7 Dec 2017 08:55am EST 

Dec 7 (Reuters) - WACKER CHEMIE AG ::DGAP-NEWS: WACKER CHEMIE AG: SUPERVISORY BOARD EXTENDS THE CONTRACTS OF CEO RUDOLF STAUDIGL AND EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER CHRISTIAN HARTEL.RUDOLF STAUDIGL RE-APPOINTED AS PRESIDENT & CEO UNTIL 2021.  Full Article

Siltronic ups outlook for sales, EBITDA margin
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 01:17am EDT 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Siltronic Ag :Says ‍production of 300 mm and 200 mm wafers has already been fully loaded for five consecutive quarters​.Says ‍q3 sales up 9 percent on previous quarter​.Says ‍q3 ebitda up 46 percent on previous quarter​.Says ‍q3 ebitda margin of 35 percent​.Says ‍forecast raised slightly​.Says ‍slightly raises 2017 forecast and now expects sales of at least eur 1.16 billion and an ebitda margin of at least 29 percent​.  Full Article

Wacker Chemie expands its integrated ketene production in Burghausen
Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017 04:11am EDT 

April 25 (Reuters) - Wacker Chemie AG ::WACKER BIOSOLUTIONS, the life sciences and biotechnology division of the WACKER Group, is strengthening its integrated ketene production at its Burghausen site in Germany.Is building a further reactor for the manufacture of isopropenyl acetate (IPA) with an annual capacity of 2,500 metric tons.Capital expenditures of almost 2 million euros ($2.18 million) are budgeted for the capacity increase.Completion of the plant is scheduled for the second half of 2017.  Full Article

WACKER and STC Silicones agree on co-branding of silicone compounds
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017 08:00am EDT 

Wacker Chemie AG : WACKER and STC Silicones agree on co-branding of silicone compounds .Under terms of agreement, STC is allowed to promote silicone compounds made from WACKER raw materials with the quality seal "Based on ELASTOSIL".  Full Article

Wacker Chemie sees EBITDA margin above 30 pct in polysilicon business
Tuesday, 14 Mar 2017 05:41am EDT 

Wacker Chemie CEO : Says aim for EBITDA margin of more than 16 percent in chemicals businesses, of more than 30 percent in polysilicon division Further company coverage: [WCHG.DE] ((frankfurt.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +49 69 7565 1270;)).  Full Article

Wacker Chemie says expands silicon-metal capacity at Norwegian production site
Wednesday, 8 Mar 2017 05:29am EST 

Wacker Chemie AG : Wacker expands silicon-metal capacity at Norwegian production site in Holla . Around 85 million euros ($89.75 million) to be invested .Completion of new plant expected in first half of 2019.  Full Article

Wacker Chemie acquires fermentation plant in Spain
Tuesday, 20 Dec 2016 04:26am EST 

Wacker Chemie AG : Expands its production of cysteine and acquires fermentation plant in Spain .Intends to invest a total of about 30 million euros ($31.15 million)to modernize existing facility and add production equipment over next few years, thereby creating some 35 new jobs at site.  Full Article

Wacker Chemie raises payout ratio to 50 pct of net income-slides
Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016 03:20am EDT 

Wacker Chemie : Says depreciation to decline to below 600 million eur per year by 2020 -slides . In presentation - payout ratio to be at 50 pct in future vs at least 25 pct previously Further company coverage: [WCHG.DE] (Frankfurt newsroom) ((+49 69 7565 1270; Reuters Messaging: frankfurt.newsroom@thomsonreuters.net)).  Full Article

BRIEF-Wacker Chemie Wins FDA OK To Make Drug Substance In Chiesi's Retavase

* SAYS OBTAINS FDA APPROVAL TO MANUFACTURE THE DRUG SUBSTANCE IN RETAVASE, A THROMBOLYSIS MEDICATION BY CHIESI‍​ Source text: https://www.wacker.com/cms/en/home/index.jsp Further company coverage: