Our results at a glance

  • Revenue up 6 percent, due to 8 percent favorable currency effects, offset by adverse volume of 2 percent
  • Operating income up 42 percent at €306 million (2014: €216 million), reflecting the positive effects of process optimization efforts, reduced restructuring expenses, lower costs and favorable currency developments
  • ROS improved to 8.5 percent (2014: 6.4 percent); ROI improved to 10.6 percent (2014: 9.7 percent)
  • Net income attributable to shareholders up 24 percent at €160 million
  • Adjusted EPS up 25 percent at €0.76 (2014: €0.61)
  • Net cash outflow from operating activities was €622 million (2014: €552 million)
  • Overall market conditions remain challenging in many regions
  • On track to deliver 2015 targets

AkzoNobel around the world
Revenue by destination

(44 percent in high growth markets)

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