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Market Cap
11.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
287.1K
EPS TTM
€4.11
Shares Outstanding
84.7M
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P/E TM
31.7x
Dividend
€3.40
Dividend Yield
2.46%
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solvay sa (SOLB) Details

Solvay SA is engaged in the chemical and plastic businesses worldwide. It operates in five segments: Advanced Formulations, Advanced Materials, Performance Chemicals, Functional Polymers, and Corporate & Business Services. The company offers chemical products, including advanced materials, barium strontium, calcium chloride, caustic soda, chlorinated products, fluor, peroxygen products, polyglycerols, precipitated calcium carbonate, soda ash, and sodium bicarbonate. It also provides specialty polymers, such as Spire ultra polymers, Solviva biomaterials, sulfone polymers, high-performance polyamides, liquid crystal polymers, high-barrier polymers, specialties, fluorinated fluids, fluoroelastomers/perfluoroelastomers, partially-fluorinated polymers, fluoropolymer coatings, fully-fluorinate polymers, polymer processing aids, and cross-linkable compounds; and vinyls comprising Benvic plasticized PVC compounds, Benvic PVC alloys, Benvic rigid PVC compounds, Nidacell, SolVin copolymers, SolVin general purpose, SolVin specialties, and Vinyloop regenerated PVC. In addition, the company offers additives, diphenols and derivatives, engineering plastics, fluorinated compounds, intermediates, phosphorus derivatives, polyamide fibers, precipitated silica, rare earths, mixed oxides, aluminas, solvents, specialty polymers and monomers, sulfuric acid, surfactants, textile yarns, staple fiber, and industrial yarns. Further, it provides energy services comprising energy optimization and carbon dioxide emissions reduction services; and eco services, such as acetate tow and sulfuric acid regeneration services. The company’s products are used in consumer goods and healthcare; automotive and aeronautics; building and construction; electrical and electronics; agro, feed, and food; energy and environment; and industrial applications. Solvay SA was founded in 1863 and is based in Brussels, Belgium.

26,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/15
Founded in 1863

solvay sa (SOLB) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director, Member of ...
Total Annual Compensation: €2.1M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

solvay sa (SOLB) Key Developments

Solvay Reports Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

Solvay reported earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported that adjusted net income surged to EUR 158 million from EUR 29 million in the same period of 2013, buoyed by earnings from the divestment of its Eco Services business. Its group net sales rose by 8.9% year on year to EUR 2.57 billion, while recurring earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) was up by 10.5% at EUR 375 million. For the quarter, the company reported LBIT of EUR 39 million compared to EBIT of EUR 93 million a year ago. Loss before taxes was EUR 108 million compared to profit before taxes of EUR 73 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was EUR 43 million compared to profit from continuing operations of EUR 2 million a year ago. Net income was EUR 140 million compared to EUR 10 million in 2012. Diluted EPS was EUR 2.27 compared to EUR 0.08 in 2013. Diluted EPS from continuing operations was EUR 0.03 compared to EUR 0.01 in 2013. On adjusted basis, the company reported adjusted net sales of EUR 2,574 million against EUR 2,364 million a year ago. Adjusted REBITA was EUR 414 million compared to EUR 375 million a year ago. Adjusted LBIT was EUR 12 million compared to EBIT of EUR 120 million a year ago. Adjusted loss before taxes was EUR 80 million compared to profit before taxes of EUR 101 million a year ago. Adjusted loss from continuing operations was EUR 25 million compared to profit of EUR 20 million a year ago. Adjusted net income was EUR 158 million compared to EUR 29 million in 2013. Adjusted Diluted EPS was EUR 2.49 compared to EUR 0.30 in 2013. Diluted EPS from continuing operations was EUR 0.25 compared to EUR 0.23 in 2013. Cash flow from operating activities was EUR 868 million against EUR 522 million a year ago. Acquisition of tangible assets was EUR 332 million against EUR 325 million a year ago. Acquisition of and intangible assets was EUR 23 million against EUR 26 million a year ago. For the full year of 2014, the company's adjusted net income fell by 79% year on year to EUR 89 million, despite a 5.1% increase in sales to EUR 10.2 billion. Its recurring EBITDA rose by 11% year on year to EUR 1.78 billion. REBITDA was EUR 1,783 million compared to EUR 1,611 million in 2013. EBIT was EUR 652 million compared to EUR 591 million a year ago. Result before taxes was EUR 343 million compared to EUR 378 million a year ago. Result from continuing operations was EUR 259 million compared to EUR 209 million a year ago. Net income was EUR 13 million compared to EUR 315 million in 2013. Diluted EPS was EUR 0.96 compared to EUR 3.23 in 2013. Diluted EPS from continuing operations was EUR 3.30 compared to EUR 1.96 in 2013. On adjusted basis, net sales were 10,213 million against EUR 9,715 million a year ago. REBITA was EUR 1,783 million compared to EUR 1,611 million a year ago. Adjusted EBIT was EUR 761 million compared to EUR 734 million a year ago. Adjusted result before taxes was EUR 453 million compared to EUR 521 million a year ago. Adjusted result from continuing operations was EUR 333 million compared to EUR 312 million a year ago. Adjusted net income, group was EUR 89 million compared to EUR 422 million in 2013. Adjusted diluted EPS was EUR 1.86 compared to EUR 4.50 in 2013. Diluted EPS from continuing operations was EUR 4.18 compared to EUR 3.20 in 2013. Cash flow from operating activities was EUR 1,621 million against EUR 1,299 million a year ago. Acquisition of tangible assets was EUR 923 million against EUR 797 million a year ago. Acquisition of and intangible assets was EUR 64 million against EUR 70 million a year ago.

Solvay SA Proposes Dividend for the Year 2014

Solvay SA proposed a dividend of EUR 3.40 gross per share for the year 2014.

Solvay SA Seeks Acquisitions

Solvay SA (ENXTBR:SOLB) Chief Executive Officer Jean Pierre Clamadieu "If there was an opportunity to acquire something big we would look at it." Equally, he did not want to specify if the company will undertake more divestments in 2015.

 

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