19 September, 2018 - 21 September, 2018
25 September, 2018 - 26 September, 2018
Raleigh, NC, U.S.
25 September, 2018 - 27 September, 2018
26 September, 2018 - 27 September, 2018
04 October, 2018 - 06 October, 2018
A preliminary report shows that consolidated sales for international sportwear brand Puma increased currency adjusted by 17% (13% in reported terms) to €1,122 million in the third quarter of 2017 against €990 million in corresponding quarter last year.
The operating result (EBIT) in the third quarter 2017 increased to approximately €101 million in the period (Q3 2016: €60 million). For the third time this year, Puma says it has raised the full-year guidance for its consolidated sales, gross profit margin, operating expenses and operating result (EBIT). Management expects that currency adjusted sales to increase between 14% and 16% against the previous guidance of 12%-14%. The gross profit margin is now anticipated to improve to 46.5% (previous guidance: 46%). EBIT is now anticipated to come in between €235 million and €245 million (previous guidance: €205-215 million). In line with the previous guidance, the Management still expects that net earnings will improve significantly in 2017.