Akzo Nobel NV (AKZO.AS)
16 Jul 2019
Wed, Apr 24 2019
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.
AMSTERDAM, Feb 13 Dutch paint maker Akzo Nobel on Wednesday posted flat fourth-quarter core earnings of 240 million euros ($272 million), but marginally beat expectations, and said it expected pressure from rising raw material costs to ease in 2019.
AMSTERDAM, Feb 13 Dutch paints and coatings maker Akzo Nobel on Wednesday posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter core earnings of 240 million euros ($272 million) as higher prices helped offset lower volumes and a slowdown in China.