Distributor ALSO 2017 sales rise 11%

Distributor ALSO Group says its net profit increases by 11.2% to €92.5m in 2017. and it will raise its dividend by 22.2%.  
 
In 2017, ALSO increased its net sales by 11.4% to €8.9bn. EBT rose by 9.0% yr/yr to €124.2m, EBITDA increased by 7.7% to €157.3m.
“This is an excellent result. We have exceeded our goals for 2017, while continuing to drive the transformation of our company forward and consistently implementing our strategy,” said Gustavo Möller-Hergt (below), CEO of ALSO Holding AG.
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For 2018, the Board of Directors proposes a dividend distribution from the reserve from capital contributions in the amount of 2.75 Swiss francs per share (previous year: 2.25 Swiss francs).