Decorative Paints – Overview

  • Revenue flat in Q3 due to favorable currency effects offset by adverse price/mix
  • Operating income up 7 percent, due to the new operating model, lower costs and currencies
  • ROS increased to 11.5 percent (2014: 10.8 percent); ROI increased to 10.6 percent (2014: 6.5 percent on a comparable basis)

Revenue was flat due to favorable currency effects offset by adverse price/mix. Volumes were up in Asia, while volumes were down for Europe and Latin America.

Operating income improved by 7 percent due to the new operating model, lower costs and currency developments.

Revenue development Q3 2015

Decorative Paints – Revenue development Q3 2015 (bar chart)Decorative Paints – Revenue development Q3 2015 (bar chart)