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Carlsberg H1 Pretax Profit Rises

August 19, 2014

COPENHAGEN (dpa-AFX) - Carlsberg Group (CABGY.PK) reported first-half pretax profit of DKK 3.22 billion, compared to DKK 3.14 billion, a year ago. Net income to shareholders was DKK 2.14 billion, flat with prior year. Earnings per share was DKK 14.0, flat with last year.

Adjusted net profit was DKK 2.24 billion, compared to DKK 2.23 billion. Adjusted earnings per share increased to DKK 14.7 from DKK 14.6.

Net revenue increased to DKK 32.06 billion from DKK 31.76 billion. The company said its reported net revenue grew 1% as a result of -7% from currencies and a net acquisition impact of +4%. Net revenue grew 4% organically as the strong +5% price/mix more than offset the total organic volume decline of 1%.

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Source: dpa-AFX International Compact

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