IHS Chemical Week

People & Business :: Companies

Merck KGaA Earnings Rise; Upbeat in Guidance for 2010

1:41 AM MST | February 23, 2010 | Natasha Alperowicz

Merck KGaA reported earnings before interest and tax (Ebit) in the fourth quarter of 2009 at €84.9 million ($115.7 million) compared with a loss of €258 million in the corresponding period of 2008, due mainly to "a lot of exceptional items last year." Sales in the fourth quarter of 2009 were up 5.9% to €2.03 billion. Fourth quarter 2009 profit after tax was €58.5 million compared with a loss of €277.6 million in the year-ago period. Merck KGaA's full year profit after tax was flat at €376.7 million on sales 2.1% higher...

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