The operating margin
was USD44.2 million (2018: USD51.2 million) and the operating margin
as a percentage of revenues was 31% (2018: 34%).
"Whilst macroeconomic uncertainty remains, with recent order intake and the momentum of our Growth Acceleration Programme, we now expect to deliver flat sales on an organic constant currency basis in 2019, with full-year adjusted operating margins
showing clear progress year-on-year," said Chief Executive Officer Kevin Hostetler.
Segment operating margin
in the quarter was 11.1%, compared to 13.2% in the same period last year.
Management credited the profit gain to cost reductions and "marketing efforts." Operating margin
in North America was 4.1%, up from 2.8% a year ago.
Austin: Fitch Ratings said stunted operating margins
remain a thorn in the side for U.S.
increased by 60 basis points to 10.5% for the 2017 first half, compared to 9.9% for the 2016 first half.
GAAP March 2018 Shipments $ 3,134,677 Revenue $ 2,892,115 Gross margin as percentage of revenue 46.0 % Operating margin
as percentage of revenue 28.6 % Diluted EPS $ 4.33 U.S.
* Full Year 2017 Core Operating margin
at 26.4%, up 3.4 points after investments for the Cabometyx[R] and Onivyde[R]
Innofactor's net sales is estimated to increase over 2016 net sales of EUR59.6m and operating margin
(EBITDA) is estimated to be lower than operating margin
of EUR4.8m in 2016.
Volvo, a Sweden-based automaker, is aiming for an operating margin
above 10 percent over a business cycle.
Diluted earnings per share were USD0.32 compared to USD0.60 in the prior year; and operating margin
was 11.2% compared to 17.1% in the second quarter of fiscal 2016.
Aeroflot Group reported the second-highest operating margin
among legacy European airline groups in 2015, with an operating margin
of 10.6 percent on operating profit of RUB 44,107 million, the company said.
(a measure of profitability): 13 percent
"Our first quarter results experienced pressure from unfavorable foreign currency translation and lower tooling sales, as well as a reduction in net sales and operating margin
in our Performance Materials segment," says Dale Barnhart, president and CEO."