September 21, 2014 10:55 PM ET

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Company Overview of Vilmorin & Cie, SA

Company Overview

Vilmorin & Cie SA creates, produces, and sells vegetable and field seeds. It offers vegetable seeds comprising tomato, carrot, water melon, cucumber, onion, bell-pepper, hot pepper, lettuce, cauliflower, and bean for the professional agri-food market, which includes market gardeners; and processors specialists in canning, deep-freezing, and freeze-drying. The company also provides field seeds, such as corn, straw cereal, rape, sunflower, soybean, amenity grasses, cotton, beet, barley, and wheat seeds for farmers. In addition, it offers garden products, including vegetable and flower seeds, bulbs, and plant care products to garden centers, DIY stores, and supermarkets, as well as to amateur g...

4 quai de la Mégisserie

Paris,  75001


Founded in 1742

6,079 Employees


33 4 73 63 44 85


33 4 73 63 41 80

Key Executives for Vilmorin & Cie, SA

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 60
Total Annual Compensation: $322.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Vilmorin & Cie, SA Key Developments

Vilmorin & Cie, SA Presents at Kepler Cheuvreux Autumn Conference 2014, Sep-17-2014

Vilmorin & Cie, SA Presents at Kepler Cheuvreux Autumn Conference 2014, Sep-17-2014 . Venue: Paris, France. Speakers: Daniel Jacquemond, Chief Financial Officer.

Vilmorin & Cie, SA Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Semester Ended December 31, 2013; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal 2014

Vilmorin & Cie, SA announced consolidated earnings results for the first semester ended December 31, 2013. For the period, the company reported operating loss of EUR 37.3 million against EUR 22.1 million a year ago. Net loss was EUR 43.0 million compared to EUR 25.8 million a year ago. The consolidated sales for the first semester of 2013-2014, closing on December 31, 2013, came to EUR 443.1 million, a rise of 2.6% with current data and 4.2% like for like, including the negative impact of variations in exchange rates of EUR 22.7 million. Group share in net loss was EUR 41.7 million against EUR 25.0 million a year ago. In view of the results for the first semester, as presented and on the basis of current trends for the commercial spring campaigns as perceived, the company is raising its growth objective for consolidated sales, now fixing it at more than 6% like for like for fiscal 2014, compared with more than 5% previously. The company reaffirmed its objective of achieving a current operating margin of at least 10.5%, accounting for an investment in research estimated at EUR 200 million.

Vilmorin & Cie, SA, Board Meeting, Feb 17, 2014

Vilmorin & Cie, SA, Board Meeting, Feb 17, 2014. Agenda: To consider consolidated earnings results for the first semester ended December 31, 2013.

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