Our results at a glance

  • Volume and price/mix development positive in all three Business Areas
  • Revenue down 2 percent due to 5 percent adverse currency effects
  • Restructuring costs €44 million (2013 €29 million). Excluding these, ROS% is 7.7 percent (2013: 7.1 percent)
  • Operating income at €216 million (2013: €217 million) reflects adverse currencies and €15 million higher restructuring costs and adverse currencies
  • Net income attributable to shareholders €129 million increased (2013: €89 million), mainly due to lower financing expenses
  • Adjusted EPS at €0.61 (2013: €0.51)
  • Net cash outflow from operating activities was €552 million (2013: €406 million)
  • On track to deliver 2015 targets despite expected continued fragile economic environment and volatile currencies in 2014

AkzoNobel around the world
Revenue by destination

(44 percent in high growth markets)

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