bioMérieux – First-Half 2018 Results

05 September, 2018

  • Strong sales dynamic, with sales up 10.4% over the first half at constant exchange rates and scope of consolidation:
    • €1,169 million in sales
    • Up 3.1% as reported
  • Contributive operating income before non-recurring items up 7% to €185 million, or 15.8% of sales
  • 2018 financial targets revised:
    • Organic growth in sales of around 9.5%, at constant exchange rates and scope of consolidation
    • Contributive operating income before non-recurring items of between €340 million and €350 million

Alexandre Mérieux, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said: “bioMérieux performed well in the first half of the year, combining solid organic sales growth and a sharp increase in earnings. Given this momentum, we are now in a position to revise our full-year financial objectives upward while continuing our ambitious investments in innovation and in bioMérieux’s future development, to best serve our clients, patients and our public health mission.


 

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