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Umicore S.A. operates as a materials technology and recycling company worldwide. The company’s Catalysis segment produces automotive catalysts for emission abatement in light and heavy duty vehicles, as well as used in chemical processes, such as fine chemical, life science, and pharmaceutical industries. Its Energy Materials segment offers cobalt and nickel chemical compounds used in rechargeable batteries; fine powders used in hard-metal and diamond tools; metallic compounds for ceramics and catalytic applications; germanium materials, including substrates for photovoltaics and light emitting diodes; materials for photonics and lenses; optical assemblies for night vision applications; and metallic for producing ultra-thin coatings on a range of applications comprising photovoltaics and displays. The company’s Performance Materials segment produces zinc roofing, and rainwater and façade systems for the construction industry; electrolytes for electronic, wear protection, and decorative applications; platinum equipment for the production of glass and platinum gauzes for fertilizer production, as well as systems for the abatement of nitrous oxide; brazing and other specialty materials for use in the electrical, automotive, and construction areas, and applications that include production of rubber and ceramics. Its Recycling segment recovers precious and other non-ferrous metals from complex industrial intermediate materials, precious metals-bearing scrap from electronic, and catalytic applications; leases, hedges, and delivers precious metals; recycles end-of-life rechargeable batteries; and produces semi-finished precious metals-based products for jewelry and industrial applications, as well as recycles scrap and residues from the jewelry industry. The company was formerly known as Union Minière du Haut Katanga and changed its name to Umicore S.A. in 2001. Umicore S.A. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.

9,491 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/28/14
Founded in 1906

umicore (UMI) Top Compensated Officers

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Total Annual Compensation: €1.1M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

umicore (UMI) Key Developments

Umicore Proposes Gross Annual Dividend, Payable on May 7, 2014

The Board of Directors of Umicore will propose a gross annual dividend of EUR 1.00 per share at the Annual General Meeting on April 29, 2014. Taking into account the interim dividend of EUR 0.50 per share paid out on September 5, 2013 and subject to shareholder approval, a gross amount of EUR 0.50 per share would be paid out on May 7, 2014.

Umicore S.A. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Half and Full Year Ended December 31, 2013

Umicore S.A. reported consolidated earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2013. For the quarter, the company reported turnover of EUR 9,819.3 million compared to EUR 12,548.0 million for the same period a year ago. Operating income was EUR 9,895.5 million compared to EUR 12,610.7 million a year ago. Result from operating activities was EUR 260.5 million compared to EUR 306.4 million a year ago. Profit before income tax was EUR 237.2 million compared to EUR 297.6 million a year ago. Profit for the period was EUR 184.8 million compared to loss for the period of EUR 237.9 million a year ago. Total diluted earnings per share were EUR 1.60 compared to EUR 20.08 a year ago. Net operating cashflow was EUR 500.8 million compared to EUR 415.5 million a year ago. Acquisition of property, plant and equipment was EUR 266.7 million compared to EUR 227.8 million a year ago. Acquisition of intangible assets was EUR 25.7 million compared to EUR 27.0 million a year ago. EBIT was EUR 260.0 million compared to EUR 328.6 million a year ago. Net debt stood at EUR 215 million. Recurring EBITDA was EUR 462.6 million compared to EUR 524.1 million a year ago. Recurring EBIT was EUR 304.0 million compared to EUR 372.1 million a year ago. . Return on Capital Employed was 13.6% compared to 16.7% a year ago. For the second half year of 2013, the company reported turnover of EUR 4,429.3 million compared to EUR 5,694.2 million a year ago. Recurring EBITDA was EUR 222.3 million compared to EUR 257.9 million a year ago. . Recurring EBIT was EUR 141.0 million compared to EUR 180.6 million a year ago. Net profit, Group share was EUR 89.9 million compared to EUR 105.3 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were EUR 168.0 million compared to EUR 149.7 million a year ago. Return on Capital Employed was 12.6% compared to 16.1% a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share was EUR 0.81 compared to EUR 0.94 a year ago.

Umicore S.A., 2013 Earnings Call, Feb 06, 2014

Umicore S.A., 2013 Earnings Call, Feb 06, 2014


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