hellenic telecommun organiza (HLTOF) Key Developments
Deutsche Telekom May Buy More Stake In HTO
Jul 10 15
Deutsche Telekom AG (DB:DTE) is looking to buy more stake in Hellenic Telecommunications Organization SA (ATSE:HTO). A spokesperson told Reuters that if the government decides to sell its stake than they may buy more shares of HTO.
Greek Government To Sell Shares In OTE
Jul 10 15
The Greek government plans to sell remaining shares in Hellenic Telecommunications Organization SA (ATSE:HTO) and commit to privatising the ports of Piraeus and Thessaloniki no later than October.
Hellenic Telecommunications Organization SA Announces Board Changes; Approves Dividend Distribution, Payable on July 2, 2015
Jun 12 15
Hellenic Telecommunications Organization SA at its AGM held on June 12, 2015, announced a new eleven-member Board of Directors for a three year term, due to the termination of tenure of the existing Board of Directors, and appointed the independent members of the Board of Directors. Following the conclusion of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, ???'s Board of Directors formed into a body corporate, pursuant to the article 10 par.1 of the company's Articles of Incorporation as follows: Chairman and CEO - Executive member Mr. Michael Tsamaz, Vice-Chairman - Independent Non-executive member Mr. Konstantinos Christopoulos, Executive member Mr. Charalampos Mazarakis, Non-executive members Mrs. Claudia Nemat and Messers Klaus Müller, Raphael Kübler, Vasileios Kafouros, Athanasios Misdanitis, Panagiotis Skevofylax and Manousos Manousakis, Independent Non-executive member Mr. Panagiotis Tabourlos. Mr. Skevofylax has worked as a consultant in the fields of Strategy and Communications (political and policy analysis, political consulting and coaching, political campaigning, integrated communications planning etc). The General Meeting of Shareholders also appointed as members of the Audit Committee Messers Panagiotis Tabourlos, Konstantinos Christopoulos, Athanasios Misdanitis and Raphael Kübler.
The company also approved the distribution of dividend amounting to €0.08 per share. The ex-dividend date will be June 25, 2015 and the dividend payment date will be July 2, 2015.
Hellenic Telecommunications Organization SA Proposes Amendments to Articles of Incorporation
May 22 15
Hellenic Telecommunications Organization SA at its Ordinary General Meeting to be held on June 12, 2015, proposed amendments to company's Articles of Incorporation.
Hellenic Telecommunications Organization SA Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Reiterates Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015
May 13 15
Hellenic Telecommunications Organization SA reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of GBP 940.8 million compared to GBP 963.7 million a year ago. EBITDA was GBP 320.0 million compared to GBP 331.2 million a year ago. Pro forma EBITDA was GBP 326.0 million compared to GBP 333.4 million a year ago. Net income was GBP 40.4 million compared to GBP 55.8 million a year ago. Adj. net operating cash flow was GBP 212.8 million compared to GBP 108.4 million a year ago. Adj. CAPEX was GBP 159.8 million compared to GBP 120.9 million a year ago. Basic EPS was GBP 0.0827 compared to GBP 0.1149 a year ago. Net debt (underlying) as at March 31, 2015 was GBP 1,135.9 million compared to GBP 1,583.7 million a year ago. Profit before income taxes (EBT) was GBP 80.0 million compared to GBP 88.5 million a year ago.
The company reiterate its full year 2015 CapEx guidance of approximately EUR 0.5 billion, similar to last year's. As a result, from a cash burn of EUR 12 million in first quarter of 2014, the company now posted a positive adjusted free cash flow of EUR 53 million. The company also confirms EUR 0.5 billion free cash flow target for the full year 2015.