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K+S Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells potash and salt products worldwide. Its Potash and Magnesium Products segment produces and markets mineral fertilizers, such as potassium chloride for crops, including cereals, corn, rice, and soy beans; and potassium and magnesium salts for the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and foodstuff industries, as well as products for the production of animal feed. The company’s Salt segment produces and markets food grade salt, industrial salt, salt for chemical use, de-icing salt, and sodium chloride brine. Its Complimentary Business segment engages in the underground disposal and reutilization of waste in potash and rock salt mines; recycling of salt slag and building material; and granulation of animal hygienic products, such as CATSAN and THOMAS. This segment also trades in basic chemicals, including caustic soda, nitric acid, sodium carbonate, calcium chloride, and magnesium chloride. K+S Aktiengesellschaft offers its products primarily under the CEREBOS, ESCO, KALI-STIER, MORTON, UMBRELLA GIRL, VATEL, REGENIT, WINDSOR, and BLIZZARD WIZARD brands. The company is based in Kassel, Germany.

14,295 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/12/15

k+s ag-reg (KPLUF) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman of The Board of Executive Directors
Total Annual Compensation: €1.6M
Chief Financial Officer and Member of Board o...
Total Annual Compensation: €1.1M
Personnel Director and Member of Board of Exe...
Total Annual Compensation: €1.0M
Member of Board of Executive Directors
Total Annual Compensation: €1.0M
Member of Board of Executive Directors
Total Annual Compensation: €1.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

k+s ag-reg (KPLUF) Key Developments

K+S Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015 and 2016

K+S provided earnings guidance for the year 2015 and 2016. For the year, the company expects earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) in 2015 (up 19%) on the back of tailwinds from foreign exchange rates and the start-up of its Legacy project in Canada. For the year 2016, the company expects earnings before interest and taxes in 2016 (up 24%). EBIT estimates for 2016 by 24% to reflect currency effects and the projection that the company will sell 1 million tonnes of materials from its new Canadian Legacy project.

K+S Reports Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter of 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

K+S reported earnings results for the fourth quarter of 2014. The company achieved the upper end of EUR 580 million to EUR 640 million EBIT. This achievement was the result of a sequential price recovery, both in potash and salt, and strict cost discipline across the entire group. Operating profit increased by 16% versus the last year to EUR 57 million, despite lower volumes. The company projects EBIT in 2015 will be significantly above 2014.

K+S Group Announces Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year of 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

K+S Group announced earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014. For the quarter, the company's earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) rose by 21.9% year on year to €205.2 million in the fourth quarter of last year, supported by improved contributions from its potash and magnesium products business unit. Its overall revenues rose by 4.3% year on year to €1.02 billion in the fourth quarter, while earnings before taxes (EBIT) were 30.9% higher at €130.4 million. For the full year of 2014, the company's EBITDA fell by 1.3% year on year to €895.5 million, with revenues down by 3.3% at €3.82 billion. The revenues of the company in the 2015 financial year should be moderately higher than the figure for the previous year. The company expects its EBIT to significantly exceed the €641 million in 2014, boosted by higher average prices and positive exchange rate effects.


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