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02/13/15 - kr491.00
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Market Cap
20.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
83.9K
EPS TTM
kr21.19
Shares Outstanding
41.8M
EX-Date
05/6/15
P/E TM
22.7x
Dividend
kr6.75
Dividend Yield
1.25%
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aak ab (AAK) Details

AAK AB refines and sells vegetable oils for specialized products worldwide. It provides cocoa butter alternatives, filling fats, chocolates, compound and compound coatings, confectionery fillings, chocolate spreads, and barrier fats under ILLEXAO, AKOPOL, CEBES, SILKO, CHOCOFILL, DELIAIR NH, AKOSPREAD, and BARRIER FAT names to the chocolate and confectionery industry. The company also offers food ingredients for baking of good bread, biscuits and cookies, cakes, and laminated pastries; dairy fat alternatives for dairy applications, such as cheese, butterblends, whipped cream, or soured products; ice cream fats to complement or replace milk fat; oils for infant formulas under the InFat brand; oils/fats ingredients; and functional vegetable oils and fats for food preparation in hotels, restaurants, and fast-food chains. In addition, it provides fatty acids for use in paper chemicals, soaps, detergents, rubber, and plastic; glycerine for various applications, such as cosmetics, explosives, tobacco, and paints, as well as for the technical industry; and deinking chemicals. Further, the company vegetable proteins and fats for the animal feed industry; and natural vegetable wax solutions to candle manufacturers, wax blenders, and candle supply companies. Additionally, it provides personal care products, such as emollients that offer formulator a range of alternatives for making cosmetics; bioactives used in vegetable oils; surfactants, which enhance rinse-off formulations; structuring agents that are used to formulate stable pencils, lip balms, and sticks, as well as for stabilizing emulsions for cosmetics and personal care; and emulsifiers used in natural cosmetics. The company was formerly known as AarhusKarlshamn AB (publ) and changed its name to AAK AB in June 2014. AAK AB is headquartered in Malmö, Sweden.

2,438 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/3/15

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aak ab (AAK) Key Developments

AAK AB Announces Group and Parent Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

AAK AB announced group and parent earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, on group basis, the company reported net sales of SEK 4,856 million against SEK 4,286 million a year ago. Total operating income was SEK 4,961 million against SEK 4,340 million a year ago. Operating profit (EBIT) was SEK 359 million against SEK 328 million a year ago. Profit before tax was SEK 337 million against SEK 305 million a year ago. Net result attributable to the parent company's shareholders was SEK 297 million or SEK 7.02 per share incl. full dilution against SEK 226 million or SEK 5.34 per share incl. full dilution a year ago. Cash flow from operating activities was SEK 495 million against SEK 208 million a year ago. Operating profit, excluding non-recurring items was SEK 343 million compared to SEK 328 million for the same period a year ago. Earnings per share increased by 30%, to SEK 7.12 compared to SEK 5.49 for the same period a year ago. The significant increase was impacted by tax exemption on the gain arising from the disposal of Binol. The ROCE for the fourth quarter was 14.5% (15.9% at December 31, 2013). EBITDA was SEK 459 million against SEK 410 million a year ago. Free cash flow was SEK 448 million against SEK 65 million a year ago. The increase in Net Sales were mainly due to a positive currency translation impact of SEK 307 million and the impact of the acquisitions. For the full year, on group basis, the company reported net sales of SEK 17,814 million against SEK 16,537 million a year ago. Total operating income was SEK 18,030 million against SEK 16,709 million a year ago. Operating profit (EBIT) was SEK 1,262 million against SEK 1,117 million a year ago. Profit before tax was SEK 1,154 million against SEK 1,017 million a year ago. Net profit attributable to the parent company's shareholders was SEK 879 million or SEK 20.86 per share incl. full dilution against SEK 732 million or SEK 17.38 per share incl. full dilution a year ago. Cash flow from operating activities was SEK 692 million against SEK 1,300 million a year ago. Return on Capital Employed (ROCE), calculated on a rolling 12 months basis, was 16.0 percent (16.4 at December 31, 2013). EBITDA was SEK 1,643 million against SEK 1,460 million a year ago. Free cash flow negative was SEK 16 million against positive free cash flow of SEK 568 million a year ago. Net sales increased by SEK 1,277 million mainly as a result of the acquisitions and a positive currency translation impact of SEK 593 million. For the full year, on parent basis, the company reported net sales of SEK 74 million against SEK 72 million a year ago. Total operating income was SEK 74 million against SEK 72 million a year ago. Operating loss (LBIT) was SEK 83 million against SEK 64 million a year ago. Loss before tax was SEK 4 million against profit of SEK 1,061 million a year ago. Net loss attributable to the parent company's shareholders was SEK 4 million against profit of SEK 1,061 million a year ago.

Aak AB Proposes Dividend for the Fourth Quarter and the Year-End 2014

AAK AB proposed dividend of SEK 6.75 compared to SEK 6.00 paid in last year, an increase by SEK 0.75 or 12.5%.

AAK AB, Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Feb 03, 2015

AAK AB, Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Feb 03, 2015

 

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