Interim report Q2/2015 (Published on 22 July 2015)
Estimates of the future outlook for Kesko Group's net sales and operating profit excluding non-recurring items are given for the 12 months following the reporting period (7/2015-6/2016) in comparison with the 12 months preceding the reporting period (7/2014-6/2015).
The general economic situation and the expected trend in consumer demand vary in Kesko's different operating countries. In Finland, the trading sector's performance is expected to remain weak and the tough competitive situation is expected to continue. In Sweden, Norway and the Baltic countries, the growth in demand in the trading sector is expected to continue. In Russia, the economic situation and consumers' purchasing power are estimated to remain weak.
Kesko Group's net sales for the next 12 months are expected to be lower than the level of the preceding 12 months and the operating profit excluding non-recurring items for the next 12 months is expected to exceed the level of the preceding 12 months.
Archive of future outlooks