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Last €26.39 EUR
Change Today -0.055 / -0.21%
Volume 133.5K
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As of 11:35 AM 04/24/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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bekaert nv (BEKB) Details

NV Bekaert SA provides products based on steel wire transformation and coating technologies worldwide. It offers tire cords, bead wires, wires for windscreen wiper arms and blades, wires and cables for window systems, heating cords, reinforcement fabric for bumper beams, clutch spring wires, wheel weights, steering column profiles, etc. for automotive sector; and champagne cork wires, wires for kitchen utensils, spring wires for bedding and seating, underwire, staple wires, music wires, bookbinding and stiching wires, wires for medical instruments, etc. for consumer goods sector. The company’s products for construction sector include wires, meshes, and fiber products, such as steel fibers and prestressed wires and strands for concrete reinforcement, masonry reinforcement, road reinforcement, wires and cables for hoisting applications, welded mesh, gabions, cable wires for bridges, security and residential fences, gas burners, etc. It also provides wires and cables for oil and gas exploration; steel wires and strands for overhead power lines; telecom armoring wires; shaped wires for flexible pipes and wedge filters; and sawing wires, hose coupling, offshore and onshore cable armoring, etc. for energy and utilities sector. In addition, the company offers steel wires for textile industry; hoisting ropes for cranes; spring wires; shovel ropes; shaped wires; hose wires; and street sweeper brush wires, as well as non-contact infrared drying systems for paper and board industry. Further, it provides tensioning wires for plant support and binding; vineyard wires; auger wires for livestock feed industry; barbed wires; fixed knot fences; cage wires; fishing ropes, etc.; and basic materials, such as shovel and dragline ropes for mining applications, fabrics for conveyor belts, hot gas filtration media, heat-resistant separation materials, fibers for protective clothing, pulp baling wires, etc. The company was founded in 1880 and is based in Kortrijk, Belgium.

24,127 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/25/15
Founded in 1880

bekaert nv (BEKB) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: €706.1K
Chairman, Chairman of Strategic Committee and...
Total Annual Compensation: €283.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

bekaert nv (BEKB) Key Developments

Bekaert SA Proposes Amendments to Articles of Association

Bekaert SA announced that it will, at the general meeting to be held on April 9, 2015, resolve to include the following interim provision at the end of the Articles of Association: the authority granted to the board of directors to acquire own shares pursuant to Article 12, fourth paragraph, of the Articles of Association by the resolution of the extraordinary general meeting of 9 May 2012 will continue in effect until the publication of the new authorization relative to the purchase of own shares referred to above; resolves to replace the text of the second, third and fourth sentences of the first paragraph of Article 12bis of the Articles of Association with the following text: The board of directors is expressly authorized to transfer such shares or profit-sharing bonds on or outside the stock exchange by way of sale, exchange, contribution, conversion of debentures or any other kind of disposal in accordance with Article 622, §2, 2nd paragraph, 1° of the Companies Code, without the need for a prior consent or other intervention by the general meeting and without limitation in time. In the framework of a share option plan of the Company the transfer shall be at a price equal to the exercise price of the related share options.

Bekaert SA, Special/Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting, Apr 09, 2015

Bekaert SA, Special/Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting, Apr 09, 2015., at 11:30 Central European Standard Time. Location: Otegemstraat 83. Agenda: To approve the extension of the authority of board of directors to purchase the company's shares; to consider the transfer of own shares - amendment to the articles of association; and to resolves to include the interim provision at the end of the articles of association.

Bekaert SA Proposes Gross Dividend Distribution, Payable on May 20, 2015

The Board of Directors of Bekaert SA will propose that the General Meeting of Shareholders on 13 May 2015 approve the distribution of a gross dividend of EUR 0.85 per share. The dividend will, upon approval by the General Meeting of Shareholders, become payable as of 20 May 2015. Dividend ex-date is 15 May 2015 and payable on 20 May 2015.


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