Philips’ Fourth Quarter Results 2009

Amsterdam, January 25, 2010

Report

Q4 2009 resultsPDF 441 kB

Presentation

Q4 2009 presentationPDF 5.7 MBQ4 2009 presentation
(Press version)
PDF 3.5 MB

Webcast

Q4 2009 transcriptPDF 193 kB

Philips reports fourth-quarter sales of EUR 7.3 billion and EBITA of EUR 662 million

Fourth-quarter highlights

  • Strongly improved performance across all sectors
  • Comparable sales on par with Q4 2008; sales in emerging markets up 8%
  • EBITA improves to 9.1% of sales; adjusted EBITA of 12.3% at record level
  • Operating cash flow of EUR 1.4 billion, once adjusted for legal settlement in North America
  • Net income of EUR 260 million, driven by strong improvement in operational earnings and significantly lower charges
  • Proposed dividend maintained at EUR 0.70 per share