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Last €5.37 EUR
Change Today +0.028 / 0.52%
Volume 20.6K
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Recticel SA/NV manufactures and transforms polyurethane foams for the insulation, bedding, flexible foams, and automotive applications. The company's insulation business line offers sustainable thermal insulation material in rigid closed cell polyurethane (PUR) and polyisocyanurate foam (PIR). This business line manufactures PUR/PIR foam boards for thermally insulate walls, floors, and roofs; produces large foam blocks in rigid PUR/PIR and phenolic foam; and offers complex shapes from the large rigid foam blocks, such as plates, T-pieces, segments, and bends for the thermal insulation of pipes in buildings or of industrial installations. Its bedding business line provides fully finished mattresses, slats and bed bases, and beds, as well as produces sleep systems. The company's flexible foams business line offers semi-finished products in flexible polyurethane foam. This business line provides technical foams that are used in applications, such as sponges, scouring pads, filters, paint rollers, seals, packaging, acoustic insulation, energy and vibration absorption, rechargeable batteries, fire-retardant foam for high risk clothing, and light-stable foam; and composite foams, which are used in applications, including packaging materials, building acoustics, shoes, and indoor and outdoor sport fields. Its automotive business line offers interior solutions, such as dashboard skins and door panel trims; and produces seating pads in cold moulded foam, as well as other seating components, such as headrests, armrests, and side panels for car seats. The company offers bedding products under the Beka, Lattoflex, Literie Bultex, Schlaraffia, Sembella, Swissflex, Superba, GELTEX Inside, and Ubica brands; and thermal insulation products under the Eurowall, Powerroof, Powerdeck, and Powerwall brands. It has operations in Belgium, France, Germany, and other European Union countries. Recticel SA/NV was founded in 1896 and is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.

Founded in 1896

recticel (REC) Top Compensated Officers

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Total Annual Compensation: €729.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

recticel (REC) Key Developments

Recticel Announces Board Changes

Mr. Etienne Davignon, member of the Board of Directors of Recticel since 1992 and Chairman of the Board since 2004, informed the Board of his wish to no longer exercise these responsibilities after the General Shareholders Meeting of 26 May 2015. Taking into account this intention, the Board of Directors unanimously approved the recommendation made by the Nomination Committee to propose to the General Shareholders Meeting of 26 May 2015 the nomination of Mr. Johnny Thijs as new Board member. Subject to this nomination, the Board of Directors intends to elect Mr. Thijs as new Chairman of the Board at that moment. The Board has also decided to invite as from now Mr. Johnny Thijs to attend its meetings.

Recticel NV/SA Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Half and Year of 2014

Recticel NV/SA reported consolidated earnings results for the second half and year of 2014. For the second half, the company reported sales of €489.0 million compared to €482.0 million, EBIT of €2.9 million compared to LBIT of €18.3 million, loss before taxes of €2.9 million compared to €24.1 million and loss after taxes attributable to owners of the parent of €4.8 million compared to €26.0 million for the last year. EBITDA was €23.1 million compared to €7.5 million for the last year. For the year, the company reported sales of €983.4 million compared to €976.8 million, EBIT of €8.8 million or €0.30 per share compared to LBIT of €20.9 million or €0.73 per share, loss before taxes of €4.0 million or €0.14 per share compared to €32.2 million or €1.13 per share and loss after taxes attributable to owners of the parent of €9.7 million or €0.34 per share compared to €36.1 million or €1.27 per share for the last year. Net book value as on 2014 was €5.6 compared to €6.45 per share as on 2013. EBITDA was €49.3 million or €1.27 per share compared to €27.7 million or €0.48 per share for the last year. Net cash flow from operating activities was €16.6 million compared to €24.9 million, free cash out flow was €25.0 million compared to free cash flow of €8.6 million for the last year.

Recticel Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014

Recticel provided earnings guidance for the year 2014. The company confirmed its expectation to finish the year with increased versus 2013. This expectation is to be updated in view of the following developments: In the deteriorating market environment, sales in the fourth quarter are now expected to come out slightly lower than last year. Consequently, while full year 2014 sales are expected to come out slightly above 2013, combined REBITDA is expected to end 12% lower than 2013.


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