1st half of 2018

News aus der Elektroindustrie

HD Supply, based in Atlanta, one of the largest industrial wholesalers in North America, achieved sales of USD 2,989 m (EUR 2,576 m)...........

HD Supply, based in Atlanta, one of the largest industrial wholesalers in North America, achieved sales of USD 2,989 m (EUR 2,576 m)...........

in the first half of 2018 (Feb.-Jul), up 16.4% against 2017. Operating income was USD 362 m (EUR 312 million), an increase of 17.2%.

Net income was USD 220 m (EUR 190 m); Compared to the previous year, it was a 58% decrease, taking into account that the result is slightly biased, as in the first half of 2017 a profit of USD 361 m (EUR 311 m) from discontinued operations was included.

Joe DeAngelo, Chairman and CEO expects total revenues of USD 5,900 / 6,000 m in 2018 (EUR 5,085 / 5,170 m); in 2017, it was USD 5,121 m (EUR 4,413 m).
 

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Despite having to accept lower sales in some markets in the second quarter, Denmark's Solar remains on track..........

Despite having to accept lower sales in some markets in the second quarter, Denmark's Solar remains on track..........

for full-year 2018, partly because initiatives have been taken to address the situation.

In the second quarter of 2018, sales reached DKK 2,744 m (EUR 368 m), an increase of 2.2% over the same period of the previous year. For the half-year it amounts to DKK 5,572 m (EUR 747.5 m), here it is only an increase of 0.9%.

Profit (EBITA) in the first half of 2018 reached DKK 118 m (EUR 15.8 m) and was only slightly higher than in the same period of the previous year.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

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Ahlsell, one of the leading technical trading companies in Scandinavia, achieved sales of SEK 8,056 m (EUR 780.7 m) in the.........

Ahlsell, one of the leading technical trading companies in Scandinavia, achieved sales of SEK 8,056 m (EUR 780.7 m) in the.........

second quarter of 2018, an increase of 18%. The operating profit was SEK 582 m (EUR 56.4 m), an increase of 24%.

For the half year this means a turnover of SEK 15,217 m (EUR 1,474.7 m), plus 14% and a profit of SEK 1,043 m (EUR 101.1 m) also up by 14%.

The President and CEO, Johan Nilsson, therefore, also commented on the results positively, but pointed out in his outlook "housing starts in new residential construction have declined, but have not yet had a significant impact on our sales. On the other hand, we are already seeing signs of increasing activity in renovation. This indicates that demand for renovation is now picking up as new-build demand is expected to decline. "
 

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Graybar, one of the largest electrical wholesalers in the US, achieved sales of USD 3.5 bn (EUR 3.0 bn) in the first half of the year 2018, an increase of 7% over the same period last year. Net income was USD 65.6 m (EUR 56.2 m), an increase of 28.6%.

Graybar, one of the largest electrical wholesalers in the US, achieved sales of USD 3.5 bn (EUR 3.0 bn) in the first half of the year 2018, an increase of 7% over the same period last year. Net income was USD 65.6 m (EUR 56.2 m), an increase of 28.6%.

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