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kws saat ag (KWS) Details

KWS SAAT AG, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a plant breeding company worldwide. The company operates primarily through Corn, Sugarbeet, and Cereals segments. The Corn segment produces and sells corn for grain and silage corn, as well as oil and field seeds comprising rapeseeds, sunflowers, sorghum, and soybeans. The Sugarbeet segment is involved in the multiplication, processing, and distribution of sugarbeet seeds and seed potatoes. The Cereals segment produces and distributes hybrid rye, wheat, and barley, as well as oil and field seed. KWS SAAT AG was founded in 1856 and is based in Einbeck, Germany.

4,544 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/26/14
Founded in 1856

kws saat ag (KWS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Exe...
Total Annual Compensation: €730.5K
Member of the Executive Board
Total Annual Compensation: €728.9K
Member of the Executive Board
Total Annual Compensation: €490.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

kws saat ag (KWS) Key Developments

KWS SAAT AG Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended September 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal 2015

KWS SAAT AG reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of EUR 105.3 million against EUR 97.7 million a year ago. Operating loss was EUR 35.1 million against EUR 26.8 million a year ago. Net loss for the period was EUR 35.4 million against EUR 29.3 million a year ago. Loss per share was EUR 5.30 against EUR 4.85 a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was EUR 54.2 million against EUR 38.7 million a year ago. Total capital expenditure was EUR 37.2 million against EUR 13.0 million a year ago. For the fiscal 2015, the company expects unchanged, despite a difficult market environment. Net sales expected to grow at segment level by just over 5% to around EUR 1.25 billion. The company expects a double digit EBIT margin.

KWS SAAT AG Announces Sales Results for the Fiscal Year of 2015

KWS SAAT AG announced sales results for the fiscal year of 2015. The company has begun the new fiscal year 2014/2015 by growing net sales 7.8% to EUR 105.3 million compared to EUR 97.7 million a year ago.

KWS SAAT AG Proposes Dividend for the Fiscal 2014

KWS SAAT AG announced the Supervisory Board will propose an unchanged dividend payout of EUR 3.00 per share for the fiscal 2014.


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