Pioneering diagnostics

2017 Financial Results

28 February, 2018

  • Excellent sales momentum in 2017 with a 10.2% increase in sales, at constant exchange rates and scope of consolidation:
    • €2,288 million in sales
    • Up 8.8% as reported
  • Strong 12.4% increase in contributive operating income before non-recurring items to €335 million, in line with the objectives set
  • Fast growth in free cash flow to €164 million versus €85 million in 2016
  • 2018 objectives:
    • Organic growth in sales of between 8% and 9%, at constant exchange rates and scope of consolidation
    • Contributive operating income before non-recurring items of between €325 million and €345 million, despite a negative currency impact anticipated at around €40 million

Alexandre Mérieux, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said: “bioMérieux delivered another solid operating and financial performance in 2017. Thanks to a robust sales momentum and careful control of operating expenses, the Company recorded sharp increases in contributive operating income before non-recurring items, net income and free cash flow. Buoyed by these results, we head into 2018 with the ambition to sustain this dynamic while strengthening our commitment to innovation and R&D.”

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