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William Demant Holding A/S (WDH.CO)

WDH.CO on Copenhagen Stock Exchange

260.80DKK
17 Aug 2018
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William Demant Holding H2 EBIT At DKK 1.28 Billion
Thursday, 22 Feb 2018 01:45am EST 

Feb 22 (Reuters) - William Demant ::REG-WILLIAM DEMANT HOLDING A/S: ANNUAL REPORT 2017.‍ORGANIC GROWTH OF 9% IN GROUP REVENUE​.‍HEARING AID WHOLESALE GENERATED ORGANIC GROWTH OF 11%​.‍CONSOLIDATED REVENUE FOR 2017 TOTALLED DKK 13,189 MILLION, MATCHING A GROWTH RATE OF 10%​.‍SAYS ALL THREE BUSINESS ACTIVITIES GAINED MARKET SHARE IN 2017​.‍IN 2018, WE ARE GUIDING FOR AN OPERATING PROFIT (EBIT) OF DKK 2,550-2,850 MILLION BEFORE RESTRUCTURING COSTS OF DKK 150 MILLION​.‍ORGANIC GROWTH RATES OF 8% IN HEARING DEVICES, 28% IN HEARING IMPLANTS AND 11% IN DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENTS​.‍IN 2018 EXPECT TO BUY BACK SHARES WORTH DKK 1.5-2.0 BILLION​.H2 REVENUE DKK 6.68‍​ BILLION (REUTERS DKK EUR 6.54 BILLION).H2 REVENUE DKK 6.68‍​ BILLION (REUTERS DKK 6.54 BILLION).H2 EBIT DKK 1.28 BILLION (REUTERS POLL DKK 1.21 BILLION).  Full Article

William Demant sees no U.S. market change from cheaper over-the-counter hearing aids
Monday, 14 Aug 2017 03:43am EDT 

Aug 14 (Reuters) - WILLIAM DEMANT CEO SOREN NIELSEN MADE FOLLOWING COMMENTS TO REUTERS IN AN INTERVIEW FOLLOWING THE DANISH HEARING AID MAKER'S SECOND-QUARTER RESULTS::CEO SAYS WILL START PRODUCING CHEAPER OVER-THE-COUNTER HEARING AIDS IF U.S. OTC MARKET DEVELOPS FOLLOWING PROPOSED LEGISLATION.CEO SAYS SEES NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE TO U.S. MARKET IF NEW LEGISLATION ALLOWS SALE OF CHEAPER OVER-THE-COUNTER HEARING AIDS.EARLIER THIS MONTH, THE U.S. SENATE VOTED TO APPROVE THE FDA REAUTHORIZATION ACT WHICH AMONG OTHER THINGS PAVES THE WAY FOR OVER-THE-COUNTER (OTC) SALE OF HEARING AIDS nL5N1KQ24U.THE FIRM ‍INCREASED ITS GUIDANCE FOR 2017 AS IT REPORTED​ H1 ADJUSTED EBIT OF DKK ‍1.14 bln nFWN1L004Q.  Full Article

William Demant Holding: Canada Pension Plan Investment Board raises voting rights and share capital holding to 7.86 pct
Thursday, 27 Jul 2017 04:31am EDT 

July 27 (Reuters) - WILLIAM DEMANT HOLDING A/S :CANADA PENSION PLAN INVESTMENT BOARD ACQUIRED SHARES IN WILLIAM DEMANT HOLDING, RAISES ITS HOLDING OF VOTING RIGHTS AND SHARE CAPITAL TO 7.86%.HEREAFTER, CANADA PENSION PLAN INVESTMENT BOARD'S TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS IN WILLIAM DEMANT HOLDING A/S REPRESENTS 20,352,691 SHARES OF DKK 0.20 EACH.  Full Article

William Demant Holding maintains outlook for 2017
Tuesday, 9 May 2017 02:04am EDT 

May 9 (Reuters) - WILLIAM DEMANT HOLDING A/S :2017 OUTLOOK MAINTAINED - REALISING AN EBIT IN UPPER HALF OF RANGE MOST LIKELY.  Full Article

William Demant CEO expects 2017 retail acquisitions at 2016 level
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017 03:34am EST 

William Demant : CEO Niels Jacobsen expects 2017 retail acquisitions at 2016 level (around DKK 350 million) . Doesn't rule out larger acquisition if opportunity arises. Further company coverage: [WDH.CO] (Reporting by Julie Astrid Thomsen) ((JulieAstrid.Thomsen@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

William Demant appoints Søren Nielsen new President & CEO
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017 02:09am EST 

William Demant : Søren Nielsen new President & CEO . Niels B. Christiansen new Chairman of the Board . President & CEO Niels Jacobsen has decided to step down .Management changes will take effect on April 1, 2017.  Full Article

BRIEF-William Demant 2016 adj. EBIT DKK 2.13 billion, above estimates
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017 01:54am EST 

William Demant : 2016 revenue 12.00 billion Danish crowns ($1.71 billion) versus 12.00 billion crowns seen in Reuters poll . 2016 EBIT adjusted 2.13 billion crowns (Reuters poll 2.07 billion crowns) . Says record-high EBIT of 2.13 billion crowns supported by strong finish to year . Says strong revenue growth of 13 pct driven by successful Oticon Opn and retail activities . Guides for 2017 EBIT in range of 2.2-2.5 billion crowns before announced restructuring costs of around 200 million crowns .Aims at target gearing multiple of 1.5-2.0 measured as net interest-bearing debt (NIBD) relative to EBITDA.  Full Article

BRIEF-William Demant Holding H2 EBIT At DKK 1.28 Billion

* ‍CONSOLIDATED REVENUE FOR 2017 TOTALLED DKK 13,189 MILLION, MATCHING A GROWTH RATE OF 10%​