Sales 1st quarter

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12
Jun

Atlanta-based HD Supply, one of North America's largest industrial wholesalers,

Atlanta-based HD Supply, one of North America's largest industrial wholesalers, achieved 1.49 bn USD (1.32 bn EUR) in revenue in the first quarter of 2019, 7.5% more than a year ago; operating income increased  19 m USD ( 16.8 m EUR) from  151 m USD (133 m EUR) to  170 m USD (150 m EUR).

Net income for the quarter was 107 m USD (94.5 m EUR), up 20.2%.

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04
May

In contrast to the same period of the previous year, Legrand was able to increase its sales in the first quarter

In contrast to the same period of the previous year, Legrand was able to increase its sales in the first quarter of 2019 by 7.3% from 1,445.2 m EUR to 1,550 m EUR.

EBITDA increased by 9.2% from 324.6 m EUR to 354.4 m EUR and net income by 8.6% from 175.3 m EUR to 190.4 m EUR.

The distribution of sales was as follows: 42.1% was made in Europe, 36.6% in Central and North America, and 21.3% in the rest of the world.

Europe continued to grow (+ 2.3%) led by Italy, followed by Germany, Greece, Portugal and the UK. Sales declined in France, Spain and the Netherlands. In Europe's new markets, sales increased by 5.7%, with Russia, Turkey, Hungary and the Czech Republic standing out above all.

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Signify, the former Philips-Lighting, based in Eindhoven,

Signify, the former Philips-Lighting, based in Eindhoven, achieved sales of 1,478 m EUR in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 1.5% compared to 2018. However, net profit more than doubled from 20 m to 44 m EUR.

For the full year, the management expects that the profit engines, e.g. LED will be growing by 2 - 5% and reach an adjusted EBITA margin of 11 - 13%.

Philips remains a major shareholder in Signify, the independent publicly traded company, with a stake of 16.5%.

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30
Apr

Rexel generated sales of 3,315.0 m EUR in the first quarter of 2019,

Rexel generated sales of 3,315.0 m EUR in the first quarter of 2019, an increase of 3.1% compared to the previous year; mainly due to dynamic growth in the US (+ 9.8%), China (+ 8.2%) and some key markets in Europe (France + 2.7%, Benelux + 13.3%, Scandinavia + 6.8%). Sales were as follows: 55% were made in Europe, 37% in North America and 8% in Asia / Pacific.

The decline in Germany (-19.9%), UK (-7.5%) and Spain is mainly due to the large number of branch closures in Q4-2018 and this quarter.

The outlook for the full year has been confirmed, with sales growth of 2-4% and an adjusted EBITA of plus 5-7%.

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In the quarter ending 1st May 2016, HD Supply had a turnover of USD 1.8 bn (EUR 1.6 bn), an...............

In the quarter ending 1st May 2016, HD Supply had a turnover of USD 1.8 bn (EUR 1.6 bn), an...............

increase of 7.3% against the comparable period in 2015.

Gross profits rose by 8.9% to USD 609 m (EUR 541 m).

Earnings increased by USD 22 m (EUR 20 m) to USD 178 m (EUR 158 m) in the 1st quarter.

Despite the week start in the second quarter, the company is sticking to its forecast and is expecting a turnover of between USD 2.0 and 2.5 bn (EUR 1.7 – 1.8 bn).

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