Op koers ondanks tragere marktgroei in opkomende landen
Unilever neemt deze week deel aan beleggersbijeenkomsten georganiseerd door Sanford Bernstein en Bank of America Merrill Lynch, waar zij zal melden dat zij in het 3e kwartaal de marktgroei in veel opkomende landen heeft zien verzwakken en dat zij nu een groei van de onderliggende verkopen verwacht van 3-3,5% in het kwartaal. (Bericht alleen uitgegeven in het Engels.)
Unilever on track to meet its 2013 priorities
London/Rotterdam - Unilever will be taking part in investor conferences hosted by Sanford Bernstein and Bank of America Merrill Lynch this week.
Unilever will say that it has seen weakening in the market growth of many emerging countries in quarter three and now expects underlying sales growth of 3 to 3.5% in the quarter. The emerging market slow-down has accelerated as a result of significant currency weakening. Developed markets remain flat to down.
Paul Polman: Chief Executive Officer statement
“We continue to grow ahead of our markets and expect underlying sales growth to improve in quarter four. For 2013 we are still on course to deliver against our priorities of profitable volume growth ahead of our markets, steady and sustainable core operating margin improvement and strong cash flow".
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