Despite Positive Sales, Higher Raw Material Costs Are Likely To Weigh On Essity: Analyst
Paper products giant Essity has reported an 8.6% increase in net sales in the first half of its financial year, however a leading industry analyst says that higher raw material costs are likely to weigh on the group going forward.
Adjusted EBITDA was up 7% to SEK 6.92 billion (€660 million), while adjusted EBITDA margin was 11.0% in the period.
The group's biggest segment, Consumer Tissue, saw a 10% increase in net sales to SEK 24.4 billion (€2.32 billion) in the first half, while its Personal Care business was up 7% to SEK 23.7 billion (€2.25 billion).
Try European Supermarket Magazine PREMIUM – 30 Day FREE Trial.
A trial subscription gives unrestricted access to all premium site content, app content, weekly email content and European Supermarket Magazine digital edition for a full 30 days. Try it now!