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Imerys announces significant improvement in 2017 results

In 2017, Imerys improved its performance with a + 10.4% revenue and a + 11.3% current operating income increase, with an operating margin of 14.1%. The current free operating cash flow was robust, at 358 million euros for the fiscal year.

The Group broadened its business portfolio with the acquisition of Kerneos, the world leader in calcium aluminate specialties on the fast-growing building chemicals market. It enhanced its existing offering through several bolt-on acquisitions and developed its international footprint, particularly in China.

Imerys largely exceeded its growth target for net income from current operations, up 11.4%. The net income from current operations per share increased + 11.0%, which allows the Board to propose a €2.075 dividend increase for the fiscal year, and reflects its confidence in the Group’s fundamentals and development prospects.

In this context, 2018 should be another year of growth in net income from current operations. Imerys will benefit from the quality of its business model, its operational discipline, the contribution of recent acquisitions and substantial capital expenditure on production capacities, as well as from innovation, excellence programs and internal efficiency.

Guide de l'Actionnaire

Shareholders’ guide

What are your rights? Which form of share ownership should you choose? How do you buy or sell shares? All the useful answers for an Imerys shareholder.

Assemblée Générale

General Meeting

How do you take part in, and vote at Imerys’ Annual General Meeting of Shareholders? Find out about all the requirements to fulfil.



Imerys’ dividend distribution policy depends on the net income generated during the financial year in question. View the dividend for the year in question.



Taxation of dividends, taxation of capital gains on disposal, French Wealth Tax (ISF), etc. Look up all the information on the taxation of Imerys shares.

Lettres aux actionnaires

Letters to Shareholders

The Letter to Shareholders, which is published three or four times a year, provides an update on the Group’s news and its financial performance. View the latest Letter, and the archives since 2008.

Lexique financier

Financial glossary

Share, ISIN Code, dividend, capital gain, net current income, etc…Look up all the definitions for the key words or expressions that are essential for a good understanding of the financial market.

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