Q2 2017 results

Amsterdam, July 24, 2017

Philips delivers Q3 sales of EUR 4.7 billion, with 6% comparable sales growth, EUR 211 million income from continuing operations and an Adjusted EBITA margin of 12.4%

  • Sales increased to EUR 4.3 billion, with comparable sales growth of 4%; comparable order intake increased 8% compared to Q2 2016
  • Net income from continuing operations amounted to EUR 161 million, compared to EUR 118 million in Q2 2016
  • Adjusted EBITA improved 15% to EUR 439 million, or 10.2% of sales, compared to EUR 383 million, or 9.3% of sales, in Q2 2016
  • Income from operations (EBIT) amounted to EUR 252 million, or 5.9% of sales, compared to EUR 265 million, or 6.4% of sales, in Q2 2016
  • Operating cash flow totaled EUR 73 million, compared to EUR 177 million in Q2 2016
  • EUR 1.5 billion share buyback program to start in the third quarter of 2017
  • As of Q2 2017, Philips presents the results of Philips Lighting as a discontinued operation
  • Lives Improved* increased to 2.130 billion, an increase of 71 million year-on-year, with all segments contributing to the increase.
  • Philips signed an agreement with a consortium of 16 banks for a new EUR 1 billion Revolving Credit Facility with an interest rate that is dependent on the company’s year-on-year improvement in its sustainability performance.
  • Philips was one of the signatories to the Dutch Gold Sector International Responsible Business Conduct (IRBC) Agreement, which aims to ensure greater respect for human rights, the environment and biodiversity throughout the chain, from mining to recycling.
  • Waste recycling rate at 81%, an improvement of 2% compared to Q2 2016, driven by a focus on the Healthy people, sustainable planet program at the industrial sites.
Philips diagnostic imaging system

Long-term strategic partnerships

Building on its portfolio of long-term strategic partnerships, Philips signed multiple new agreements in the quarter. For example, Philips has partnered with the Singapore Institute of Advanced Medicine Holdings to provide its new oncology center with a range of Philips’ advanced diagnostic imaging systems, combined with clinical informatics and services for a multi-year term. Philips also signed a new 10-year Managed Equipment Services agreement for patient monitoring solutions with Le Confluent, one of the top three private hospitals in France for cardiovascular care.

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Philips IntelliSpace enterprise health informatics

Health informatics

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Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution

Digital pathology

Philips’ IntelliSite Pathology Solution is currently the only digital pathology solution in the US to receive FDA clearance for primary diagnostic use. This achievement reinforces Philips’ leadership in digital pathology, a solution that is central to the diagnosis of complex diseases such as cancer.

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Oral healthcare

Building on its leadership in power toothbrushes, the Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Smart pilot with top Chinese online retailer JD.com reached a 94% rating (out of a full score of 100%), with consumers highlighting the benefits of the coaching app and the premium design. 

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Respiratory Technologies

Personal Health acquisitions

Strengthening its Personal Health businesses, Philips acquired UK-based Health & Parenting, a leading developer of mobile applications for expectant and new parents, used by one in two expectant mothers in the UK. The company also signed an agreement to acquire Respiratory Technologies, a US-based provider of an innovative airway clearance solution for patients with chronic respiratory conditions.

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Spectranetics Corporation

Diagnosis & Treatment acquisitions

To further strengthen its Diagnosis & Treatment businesses, Philips signed an agreement to acquire Spectranetics. Its highly complementary portfolio, including laser atherectomy catheters, the AngioSculptX drug-coated scoring balloon and the Stellarex drug-coated balloon, will support Philips’ expansion in image-guided therapy devices. Furthermore, to reinforce its leadership position in ultrasound, Philips acquired TomTec Imaging Systems, a leading provider of clinical applications and intelligent image-analysis software.

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