IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Top of the News

Wacker Q4 Earnings Decline on Charges, Optimistic on 2008 Outlook

6:14 AM MDT | March 18, 2008 | Robert Westervelt

Wacker Chemie posted fourth-quarter net income of €56.6 million, a decline of 32% due to one-time charges as well as higher energy costs and the negative impact of the strong euro. Quarterly sales increased 8% to €920 million, and Ebitda rose 9% to €205 million. Wacker issued an upbeat 2008 outlook, forecasting a sales increase of more than 10%. “Despite the current speculations on a global recession, Wacker had a good start into fiscal 2008,”  Wacker says....

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 subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 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


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © 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