Our quarterly results at a glance

  • Q3 revenue down 2 percent: volume up 1 percent more than offset by currencies and divestments
  • Operating income of €335 million reflects benefits from improvement actions and lower restructuring charges
  • Return on sales (ROS) 9.1 percent (2013: 8.0 percent). Excluding restructuring costs of €55 million (2013: €75 million), ROS is 10.6 percent (2013: 10.0 percent)
  • Net income attributable to shareholders was €205 million (2013: €155 million), due to higher operating income and lower financing expenses
  • Adjusted EPS increased 24 percent to €0.92 (2013: €0.74)
  • Interim dividend of €0.33 declared
  • Net cash inflow from operating activities €489 million (2013: €552 million)
  • On track to deliver 2015 targets despite the continued fragile economic environment

AkzoNobel around the world
Revenue by destination

(44 percent in high growth markets)
AkzoNobel around the world – Revenue by destination (pie chart)AkzoNobel around the world – Revenue by destination (pie chart)