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€94.75
Previous Close
€95.65
Day High
€95.29
Day Low
€94.43
52 Week High
09/22/14 - €108.86
52 Week Low
12/19/13 - €84.12
Market Cap
4.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
160.3
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
47.6M
EX-Date
05/23/14
P/E TM
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Dividend
€2.60
Dividend Yield
2.71%
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Societe BIC Société Anonyme manufactures and distributes stationery, lighters, and shavers in France and internationally. Its stationary products include ballpoint pens, gel pens, roller pens, fountain pens, felt pens, pencils and mechanical pencils, permanent markers, highlighters, dry-erase markers, coloring pencils, crayons, arts and crafts kits, correction fluid, correction pens and tapes, erasers, and adhesive labels. The company also offers stationery accessories, such as sticky notes, notebooks, glues, tracing products, sharpeners, and scissors. In addition, it provides other consumer products, including surfboards, wind surfboards, kayaks, and stant-up-paddles; and advertising and promotional products, such as stationery products, clothing, bags, awards, and drink ware that are imprinted with a logo or advertising message to support a company’s marketing and media strategy. The company offers its products under primarily the BIC, Tipp-Ex, Wite-Out, Sheaffer, BIC Kids, BIC Matic, and BIC Graphic brands. The company sells its products through stationery stores, office product companies, mass-merchandisers, convenience stores, distributors, wholesalers, and cash-and-carry outlets. Societe BIC Société Anonyme was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Clichy, France.

9,373 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/25/14
Founded in 1945

societe bic sa (BIF) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Offi...
Total Annual Compensation: €1.2M
Chairman and Managing Director of Société M B...
Total Annual Compensation: €187.8K
Executive Vice President, General Manager of ...
Total Annual Compensation: €775.4K
Executive Vice-President, Head of Legal, Gene...
Total Annual Compensation: €409.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

societe bic sa (BIF) Key Developments

Societe BIC Société Anonyme Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Tax Rate Guidance for the Full Year 2014

Societe BIC Société Anonyme reported consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of €534.3 million compared to €508.9 million reported a year ago. Normalized income from operations was €110.5 million compared to €103.3 million reported a year ago. Income from operations was €122.5 million compared to €103.2 million reported a year ago. Net income group share was €84.9 million or €1.54 per share compared to €72.9 million or €1.81 per share reported a year ago. Income before tax was €122.5 million compared to €104.9 million reported a year ago. Group net income was €86.0 million compared to €72.9 million reported a year ago. For the first half, the company reported net sales of €968.5 million compared to €937.5 million reported a year ago. Normalized income from operations was €186.9 million compared to €170.0 million reported a year ago. Income from operations was €198.9 million compared to €168.4 million reported a year ago. Net income group share was €137.3 million or €2.92 per share compared to €118.1 million or €2.50 per share reported a year ago. Normalized EPS group share was up 8.7% at €2.74 compared to €2.52 reported a year ago. Capex was €50.9 million compared to €52.4 million reported a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was €82 million compared to €92.7 million reported a year ago. Income before tax was €200.4 million compared to €169.8 million reported a year ago. Group net income was €140.3 million compared to €118.1 million reported a year ago. The company invested €51 million in CapEx and returned €122.4 million through ordinary dividend. For the full year 2014, the company expects tax rate of 30%.

Societe BIC Société Anonyme Announces Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2014

Societe BIC Société Anonyme announced earnings results for the first quarter ended March 2014. For the period, the normalized income from operations reached EUR 76.4 million, and the normalized IFO margins, which excludes the non-recurring items, was 17.6%. That compares favorably to the 15.6% in the first quarter of 2013. Earnings per share were EUR 1.12, up 17.9% versus the previous year of EUR 0.95. Net cash from operating activities was up EUR 38.3 million, with EUR 81.6 million of operating cash flow, and a change in working capital, EUR 43.3 million. This is impacted due to increase of inventory, which is in line with expected sales activity. It invested EUR 22 million in CapEx. Net Sales were EUR 434.2 million compared to EUR 428.6 million a year ago. Income from operations was EUR 76.3 million compared to EUR 65.2 million a year ago. Income before tax was EUR 77.8 million compared to EUR 65.0 million a year ago. Net income was EUR 54.2 million compared to EUR 45.2 million a year ago. The company provided earnings guidance for the full year of 2014. For the period, it would expect this to be a reasonable estimate for the full year. The company expects to increase net sales low-single digit and maintain normalized IFO close to mid-single digits.

BIC Group Proposes Ordinary Dividend

BIC Group announced that the Annual General Meeting of shareholders of the company to be held on May 14, 2014, to approve the ordinary dividend of EUR 2.60 per share.

 

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