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Last €29.90 EUR
Change Today -0.15 / -0.50%
Volume 3.5K
As of 12:35 PM 03/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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CFAO SA distributes automotive and pharmaceutical products in Africa, France, and internationally. The company’s CFAO Automotive division is involved in the purchase, storage, import, and distribution of passenger and commercial vehicles, heavy trucks, and motorcycles; provision of after-sale services; and sale of spare parts and tires. Its Eurapharma division imports, wholesales, and resells pharmaceutical products and services to pharmacists; and acts as a distribution agent of pharmaceutical products, as well as sells and delivers products on behalf of pharmaceutical companies to local pharmacists, hospitals, non-profit organizations, institutions, doctors, and local wholesalers. The company’s CFAO Industries, Equipment & Services division manufactures and bottles beverages, including beers under the Primus, Ngok, Turbo King, Mutzig, Heineken, and Amstel brands, as well as non-alcoholic Coca-Cola brand beverages; produces and distributes pens and razors, as well as a range of plastic packaging products for the food and petroleum industries; manufactures BIC writing and shaving products; and imports and sells BIC lighters. This division is also engaged in installing and maintaining elevators; distributing construction and handling machineries, agricultural equipment, and generators; renting vehicles and automotive equipment; and the design and implementation of solutions for IT infrastructure and systems, networks, and telecommunications for private and public companies. The company was formerly known as Etablissements Verminck and changed its name to CFAO SA in 1887. The company was founded in 1845 and is headquartered in Sevres, France. CFAO SA is a subsidiary of Toyota Tsusho Corporation.

12,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/23/15
Founded in 1845

cfao (CFAO) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman of the Management Board
Total Annual Compensation: €433.9K
Chief Financial Officer and Member of Managem...
Total Annual Compensation: €297.5K
Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretary...
Total Annual Compensation: €332.9K
Vice Chairman of Management Board for Corpora...
Total Annual Compensation: €336.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

cfao (CFAO) Key Developments

L'Oreal and CFAO Sign Production and Distribution Partnership for Ivory Coast

L'Oreal and CFAO announced the signing of a protocol agreement covering the production and distribution of cosmetic products in Ivory Coast. L'Oreal will draw on its expertise in beauty products and the strength of its consumer brands to accelerate its expansion into key markets in French-speaking West Africa. By teaming up with L'Oreal, CFAO establishes a new world-class partnership in sub-Saharan Africa by giving L'Oreal access to its distribution channels and its thorough knowledge of African countries and markets, as well as its production facility for cosmetics and packaging components. This agreement will speed up L'Oreal's expansion and development of its hair care and body care brands in Ivory Coast. CFAO will be the sole distributor of L'Oreal international consumer brands in Ivory Coast.

CFAO Reports Consolidated Audited Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014

CFAO reported consolidated audited earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of EUR 3,560.4 million compared to EUR 3,628.1 million a year ago. Operating income was EUR 266.4 million compared to EUR 267.1 million a year ago. Income before tax was EUR 224.9 million compared to EUR 225.9 million a year ago. Net income attributable to owners of the parent was EUR 100.5 million or EUR 1.63 per share compared to EUR 100.4 million or EUR 1.63 per share a year ago. At December 31, 2014, net debt totaled 432.5 million, up 29.0 million on end-2013. Free operating cash outflow was EUR 94.8 million compared to EUR 125.6 million a year ago. Operating capital expenditure amounted EUR 109 million compared to EUR 88.6 million in 2013.

CFAO Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

CFAO reported unaudited earnings results for the nine months ended September 30, 2014. Revenue for the nine first months of 2014 amounted to EUR 2,613.0 million down 3.7% from the same period of the previous year. The solid growth of pharmaceutical and FMCG Industries and Distribution activities was not totally compensated by the reduced activity level in Automotive, Equipment and Services division. Recurring operating income came to EUR 189.6 million for the nine first months of the year, representing 7.3% of revenue, against EUR 189.9 million and 7.0% of revenue for the same period last year. This was mainly due to the improvement of margin in Automotive Equipment & Services division. Net income attributable to owners of the parent came to EUR 67.8 million for the nine first months of the year, almost stable compared to 2013. Free operating cash flow generated during the first nine months of 2014 amounted to a net outflow of EUR 24.2 million compared to a net outflow of EUR 63.2 million during the same period of last year, reflecting a controlled operating working capital growth. As of end-September 2014, net financial debt stood at EUR 528.6 million. Operating income was EUR 191.0 million compared to EUR 189.6 million a year ago. Income before tax was EUR 160.3 million compared to EUR 160.2 million a year ago. Cash flow from operating activities before tax, dividends and interest was EUR 238.6 million compared to EUR 240.8 million a year ago. Net operating capital expenditures were EUR 67.8 million compared to EUR 56.2 million a year ago.


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