IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Top of the News

Improved Customer Demand Lifts Wacker's First-Quarter Earnings

4:22 AM MDT | April 29, 2010 | Kerri Walsh

Wacker Chemie sales and earnings rose in the first quarter because of “strong customer demand.” First quarter net income was €105.9 million, compared to earnings of €5.5 million in the year-ago period. Sales climbed 22%, to €1.1 billion mainly because of volume growth, Wacker says. Sales growth was partially offset by lower selling prices and unfavorable currency exchange rates. Ebitda soared 61%, to €253.7 million, and the Ebitda margin reached 23.8%, the first time since 2008 crossed the 20-percent threshold, Wacker says. Ebit...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa