Our results at a glance

Full-year

  • Revenue down 2 percent: Volume 1 percent up in all Business Areas, more than offset by currency effects and divestments
  • Operating income excluding incidental items was €1,072 million (2013: €897 million), up 20 percent
  • Operating income of €987 million up 3 percent, due to higher operating results and lower restructuring charges, offset by adverse incidental items
  • ROS was 6.9 percent (2013: 6.6 percent); excluding incidental items, ROS was 7.5 percent (2013: 6.1 percent)
  • Adjusted EPS at €2.81 (2013: €2.62)
  • Net income attributable to shareholders €546 million (2013: €724 million)
  • Total dividend for 2014 proposed at €1.45 (2013: €1.45)
  • Net cash inflow from operating activities €811 million (2013: €716 million)

For Q4

  • Revenue up 1 percent, with 2 percent favorable currency effects offset by 1 percent lower volumes
  • Operating income excluding incidentals was €169 million (2013: €55 million) up 207 percent due to improved operational performance and lower restructuring charges
  • Adjusted EPS at €0.33 (2013: (€0.01)

Outlook

  • Markets, raw materials and exchange rates expected to remain volatile
  • On track to deliver 2015 targets

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)