LANXESS: Earnings for fiscal year 2014 exceed expectations
Specialty chemicals company LANXESS expects EBITDA pre exceptionals to be higher than previously anticipated for the fourth quarter and therefore for the fiscal year 2014.
Against EUR 735 million reported in fiscal 2013, EBITDA pre exceptionals for fiscal 2014 is expected to increase to around EUR 808 million.
The fourth quarter 2014 result is expected at around EUR 154 million EBITDA pre exceptionals. Basis for the improved earnings was a stronger than originally anticipated demand in December.
LANXESS will release final results for fiscal 2014 on March 19, 2015. All figures provided in this release are preliminary and unaudited.