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Last €25.31 EUR
Change Today -0.56 / -2.16%
Volume 123.6K
As of 11:35 AM 06/30/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

bekaert nv (BEKB) Snapshot

Open
€25.59
Previous Close
€25.87
Day High
€25.78
Day Low
€25.31
52 Week High
07/25/14 - €29.42
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - €21.90
Market Cap
1.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
104.6K
EPS TTM
€1.50
Shares Outstanding
60.1M
EX-Date
05/15/15
P/E TM
16.9x
Dividend
€0.85
Dividend Yield
3.36%
Current Stock Chart for BEKAERT NV (BEKB)

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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 Reports Consolidated Sales Results for the First Quarter of 2015; Provides Sales Guidance for the Second Quarter 2015

Bekaert SA reported consolidated revenue results for the first quarter of 2015. For the quarter, the company achieved consolidated sales of €904 million and combined sales of €1,106 million in the first quarter of 2015, an increase of 16% and 12% respectively, compared with the same period last year. Combined sales increased by 12%. The effects of acquisitions and currency movements accounted for +8% each. The organic sales decline (-4%) was attributable to the same elements as in the consolidated revenue while the Brazilian joint ventures made a good start to the year. The company projects further growth in the second quarter of 2015 when the full effect of recent acquisitions will be incorporated in the consolidated financial statements. In addition, The company expects revenue growth from second quarter seasonal effects, continued favorable currency movements, and a positive impact from low oil prices and from Quantitative Easing in Europe.

Bekaert Approves Appointment of Grégory Dalle as Director; Approves Distribution of A Gross Dividend, Payable on 19 May 2015

Bekaert approved the appointment of Mr. Grégory Dalle as Director for a term of four years, until the Annual General Meeting to be held in 2019, at its AGM held on May 13, 2015. In the meeting approved the distribution of a gross dividend of EUR 0.85 per share. The dividend ex-date is 15 May 2015. The dividend will be payable on 19 May 2015.

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.

 

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