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€36.55
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€36.67
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€36.39
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04/8/14 - €38.25
52 Week Low
01/29/14 - €30.25
Market Cap
4.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
419.0K
EPS TTM
€1.56
Shares Outstanding
120.0M
EX-Date
09/1/14
P/E TM
23.4x
Dividend
€1.00
Dividend Yield
2.73%
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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.

10,283 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/31/14
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

Carlyle To Reportedly Sell PQ Corporation

The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) has decided to sell PQ Corporation's industrial catalysts business separately from its performance chemicals and specialty glass materials, Reuters reported citing people familiar with the matter. The catalysts business has attracted interest from BASF SE (DB:BAS), Umicore S.A. (ENXTBR:UMI), Johnson Matthey plc (LSE:JMAT) and Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) while CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC has expressed interest for performance chemicals and specialty glass materials businesses. The Carlyle Group LP, BASF SE and Umicore S.A. declined to comment. PQ Corporation, Sealed Air Corporation and Johnson Matthey plc did not respond to requests for comment.

Umicore Approves Interim Dividend, Payable on September 4, 2014

Umicore's board of directors has approved an interim dividend of EUR 0.50 per share to be paid out on September 4, 2014.

Umicore S.A. Announces Consolidated Financial Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Financial Guidance for the Second Half and Full Year of 2014

Umicore S.A. announced consolidated financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2014. For the period, the company reported turnover was €4,335.4 million against €5,390 million a year ago. Recurring EBITDA was €221.2 million against €240.3 million a year ago. Total EBIT was €125.3 million against €134 million a year ago. Recurring net profit, group share was €94.8 million against €114.6 million a year ago. Net profit, group share was €81.5 million against €89.1 million a year ago. Capital expenditure was €72.2 million against €111.6 million a year ago. Recurring EPS was €0.87 million against €1.02 million a year ago. Diluted EPS was €0.74 against €0.79 a year ago. At June 30, 2014 net financial debt stood at €202 million versus €215 million at the start of the year. Profit before income tax was €108.6 compared to €122.2 a year ago. Net operating cash flow was €196.3 million compared to €224.4 a year ago. Acquisition of property, plant and equipment was €69.9 million against €108.5 million a year ago. Acquisition of intangible assets was €8.7 million against €11.3 million a year ago. Return on capital employed (ROCE) was 12.5% compared to 14.5% a year ago. The company expects its full year recurring EBIT to be within the upper half of the previously stated range of €250 million to €280 million. The company expects capital expenditure spending to ramp up as it continue the year. It currently anticipates capital expenditure spending between €220 million to €250 million for the full year. For the second half of the year, the company also expects indeed a lower free cash flow because in one hand, it will have the higher capital expenditure, and on the other hand, it expects an increase in the working capital.

 

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