Akzo Nobel NV (AKZO.AS)
20 Sep 2019
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* Akzo Nobel's Q2 operating profit jumps 36%, beating estimates
AMSTERDAM, July 24 Dutch paints and coatings maker Akzo Nobel on Wednesday reported a better-than-expected 36% jump in second-quarter core profit to 305 million euros ($339.9 million), as higher prices and cost savings offset raw material inflation.
AMSTERDAM, April 24 Shares in Akzo Nobel fell 3 percent on Wednesday as the Dutch paints and coatings maker left analysts questioning whether its 2020 financial targets were overly ambitious, despite an increase in first-quarter profits.
AMSTERDAM Dutch paints and coatings maker Akzo Nobel on Wednesday said its first-quarter core profit rose 19 percent to 248 million euros ($278.2 million), as higher prices and cost savings offset raw material inflation.