Interim Report for Nokian Tyres plc January-June 2005
Nokian Tyres plc Stock Exchange Release 11 August 2005 8:00 a.m.
INTERIM REPORT FOR NOKIAN TYRES PLC JANUARY-JUNE 2005
Strong growth continued and profitability improved
The Group’s net sales were up by 17.8% to EUR 295.4 million (EUR 250.8 million in the corresponding period in 2004). Operating profit amounted to EUR 46.1 million (EUR 32.8 million). Earnings per share increased to EUR 0.286(* (EUR 0.212). The target for 2005 is to outperform the results of 2004 in terms of net sales and profit.