The net loss of the German chemical and pharmaceutical concern Bayer AG in the first half of 2020 amounted to 8.059 billion euros against profit a year earlier, according to the company’s reports.
The loss in terms of the share was 8.2 euros versus 1.68 euros in profit a year earlier. Revenues decreased with 0,3% – to 22.899 billion euros.
The company’s net loss for the second quarter amounted to 9.548 billion euros against the profit recorded a year earlier. The loss per share amounted to 9.72 euros against a profit of 0.41 euros last year. Revenues decreased by 6.2% – to 10.054 billion euros. Experts forecast revenue of 12.13 billion euros.
Revenues of the pharmaceutical division Bayer fell by 2.7% over the past six months – to 8.538 billion euros, the division of Consumer Health (over-the-counter drugs) – by 8.4% to 2.599 billion euros.
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Dutch-British oil and gas holding company Royal Dutch Shell has transferred a majority stake (51%) of its Malaysian business to local manufacturer – the company Malaysia Hengyuan International Ltd. It is reported by news portal Inventure with reference to the foreign media. According to official information, the transaction value gets at 66.3 million dollars. As […]Next
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