Vicat - August 2018

Vicat's 1H18 turnover improved by 2.7 per cent to EUR1281m, or by 9.6 per cent on a comparative basis.  EBITDA advanced by 4.5 per cent to EUR197m, or by 12.3 per cent on a comparative basis. The margin improved from 15.1 to 15.4 per cent. The trading profit rose by 21.3 per cent to EUR104m, while the net interest charge was EUR1.8m lower at EUR11.1m, giving an attributable profit 47.2 per cent higher at EUR59m. The net debt at the end of the period amounted to EUR895m, an 11 per cent reduction. The gearing level declined from 41.8 to 38.3 per cent.

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