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L’Oréal (ENXTPA: OR) FY16 Results: Solid Top-Line Growth Across All Regions

Executive Summary

  • LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton increased revenues by 5.0% year over year in FY16, to €37,600 million, which was above the consensus estimate of €37,316 million. Revenues increased by 6.0% year over year on an organic basis.
  • The company’s gross margin expanded by 50 basis points year over year, to 65.3%. However, the SG&A margin expanded by 30 basis points, resulting in the operating margin expanding by 10 basis points, to 18.7%. FY16 adjusted EPS increased by 11.4% and beat consensus.
  • Revenues were driven by strength in the US and Europe. In terms of business segments, sales growth was driven by Perfumes & Cosmetics, Selective Retailing and Wines & Spirits.

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