Vicat 2005 profits climb, France

Vicat 2005 profits climb, France
Published: 13 March 2006


French building materials group Vicat SA posted a EUR 232m consolidated net profit for 2005, an upsurge of 28.7 per cent YoY. 

Operating profit grew by 20.1 per cent, to EUR 356m with the respective margin climbing to 19.7 per cent, from 18.3 per cent a year earlier. 

Vicat closed the year with a turnover of EUR 1.8bn up 11.5 per cent.  The management proposes a Euro 1.90 dividend per share, 22.5 per cent higher than the dividend for the previous year.