Pernod Ricard SA (PERP.PA)
3 Aug 2020
Thu, Jul 23 2020
PARIS, July 23 French spirits maker Pernod Ricard said on Thursday the coronavirus pandemic would not hit its full year profit as strongly as initially feared, citing more resilient sales in U.S and Western European supermarkets and strong cost control.
NEW DELHI Pernod Ricard and Diageo , two of the world's biggest spirit makers, have stopped receiving orders for their imported brands from India's defence canteen stores where they were sold at concessional prices, industry sources told Reuters.
* Defence canteens haven't placed regular liquor orders: sources
* PERNOD RICARD ANNOUNCES THAT ITS FACILITIES HAVE SURPASSED PRODUCTION OF 3.5 MILLION LITERS OF PURE ALCOHOL TO PRODUCE OVER 100 MILLION 50CL UNITS OF HAND SANITIZER
* GROUP HAS DECIDED TO ACCELERATE ITS SUPPORT FOR THE “1000 CAFÉS” INITIATIVE CREATED BY GROUPE SOS
April 23 Pernod Ricard SA CFO Helene de Tissot tells analysts during a call:
PARIS French spirits maker Pernod Ricard said on Thursday it was suspending a share buyback of up to 500 million euros ($541 million) and keeping a tight grip on costs in response to the coronavirus epidemic that cut third-quarter sales by 14.5%.
* Keeps FY 2020 guidance of 20% organic hit to FY operating profit
* INTERIM DIVIDEND OF EUR 1.18 PER SHARE TO BE PAID ON 10 JULY 2020
PARIS, April 23 French spirits maker Pernod Ricard said on Thursday it was suspending its remaining share buy back of up to 500 million euros ($541 million) and tightly managing costs in response to the coronavirus epidemic that has slashed third quarter sales by 14.5%.