Cimpor Jan-Sept 2005 net profit seen at EUR193m

Cimpor Jan-Sept 2005 net profit seen at EUR193m
Published: 23 November 2005

Cimpor - Cimentos de Portugal is expected to post a January to September 2005 net profit of EUR 193m (US$226.3m), according to estimates from local investment bank Banco Portugues de Investimento (BPI) reported on November 22, 2005. 
 
Sales are seen at EUR1.148bn ($1.346bn), while EBITDA and EBIT are seen at EUR374m (US$438.5m) and EUR266m (US$311.9m), respectively. 
 
BPI does not expect big differences for Cimpor performance in the 2005 nine month period compared to the tendencies observed in the second half of 2005. 
 
Cimpor will post its January to September 2005 earnings results on November 23, 2005.