Increase in Huhtamaki's 2010 results outlook
HUHTAMÄKI OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 15.12.2010 AT 16:35
Based on the Group's performance in the final quarter of 2010, EBIT from continuing operations for the full year 2010 is expected to be MEUR 130 - 135. Additionally, as a result of low financial items and income taxes, the earnings per share (EPS) including discontinued operations for the full year 2010 is expected to be approximately EUR 0.95. According to the earlier published outlook for 2010, the full year 2010 EPS was expected to be higher than in 2009 before non-recurring charges (EUR 0.74).
The results 2010 will be published on February 11, 2011.
For further information, please contact:
Timo Salonen, CFO, tel. +358 10 686 7863
Huhtamaki Group is a leading manufacturer of consumer and specialty packaging with 2009 net sales totaling EUR 2 billion. Foodservice and consumer goods markets are served by approximately 13,000 people in 54 manufacturing units and several sales offices in 33 countries. The parent company, Huhtamäki Oyj, has its head office in Espoo, Finland and its share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. Additional information is available at www.huhtamaki.com.