Sales 1.-3. Quarter 2018

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The Danish electrical wholesaler A & O Johansen from Albertslund achieved sales of DKK 2,455.8 m (EUR 329 m)........

The Danish electrical wholesaler A & O Johansen from Albertslund achieved sales of DKK 2,455.8 m (EUR 329 m).

from January to September 2018, 3.9% more than in the same period last year. The operating profit (EBIT) was DKK 107.3 m (EUR 14.4 m); a minus of 2.7%. Net profit was DKK 82.9 m (EUR 11.1 m), an increase of 4.1%.

For 2018, a pre-tax profit of between DKK 145-155 m (EUR 19-21 m) is still expected; in 2017, DKK 145.5 m (EUR 19.5 m) was generated.

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Legrand generated sales of EUR 4,437.4 m in the first nine months of this year, an increase of 11.3% ..........

Legrand generated sales of EUR 4,437.4 m in the first nine months of this year, an increase of 11.3% ..........

over the previous year. The operating result increased by 10% and the net profit even by 21.1% to EUR 574.5 m.


Compared to the same period of the previous year, sales in France only rose by 0.1%, in Italy 5.7% and in the rest of Europe 10.4%.

Sales in North and Central America increased by 4.1% and in the rest of the world by 4.7%.

So a very good result that was essentially influenced by two factors. Legrand has been successful with new product launches in various countries, and through takeovers since the beginning of the year, it has further consolidated its position in the world markets. (We reported on the acquisitions made in 2018 on electro-insider on August 4th).

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Solar from Denmark complains that the changes in distribution structures in Sweden and Norway are.........

Solar from Denmark complains that the changes in distribution structures in Sweden and Norway are.........

not yet effective and that therefore have been slight shifts in sales and earnings in the third quarter and it will take still some time until the expected recovery shows positive results.

Sales in the third quarter of 2018 amounted to DKK 2,546 m (EUR 341 m); a minus of 2.2%. For the 9 months, sales in 2018 were DKK 8.118 m (EUR 1.088 m); a slight minus of 0.1%.

Profit before tax from January to September was DKK 172 m (EUR 23 m), 20.4% down on the same period of the previous year.

Full-year sales are expected to reach DKK 11,100 m (EUR 1,488 m), an increase of approx. 2%.

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Rexel posted sales of EUR 3,313.0 m in the third quarter; this is an increase of 3.8% compared to the previous year, ..............

Rexel posted sales of EUR 3,313.0 m in the third quarter; this is an increase of 3.8% compared to the previous year, ..............

but with different characteristics in the different countries.

In Europe, sales were EUR 1,766.8 m (+ 1.6%), with France up 2.5% to EUR 629.3 m and the UK down 2.9% to EUR 204.5 m, in Germany turnover went down by a hefty 10.9% to EUR 193 m.

North America reached EUR 1,239.9 m, an increase of 7.3%; in the Asia / Pacific region it was EUR 306.4 m (+ 3.3%).


In the 9 months, Rexel reached EUR 9,868.8 m worldwide, down 0.3%.

55% (EUR 5,447.8 m) are made in Europe, of which EUR 1,992.8 m in France, EUR 614,8 m in the UK and EUR 597,3 m in Germany.

A total of 27,046 people were employed, with EBITA amounting to EUR 435 m, an increase of 5.1%.

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