Outlook and disclosures
Metso publishes its outlook quarterly and provides updates on the outlook when necessary. The disclosure policy is approved by the Board of Directors and updated when necessary.
October 26, 2018
Previous outlook, published on July 26, 2018, in brackets.
Our market conditions are expected to develop as follows:
- Growth in demand to increase for Minerals equipment
- Growth in demand to remain stable for Minerals services
- Growth in demand to remain stable (to level off) for Flow Control
The outlook represents expected sequential market development with a rolling six-month view.
Metso's financial targets are:
- Sales to exceed market growth
- Adjusted EBITA-margin over 15%
- Return on Capital Employed, before taxes over 30%
Metso follows the principle of equality in its investor communications and aims to give all market participants simultaneous and timely access to the information they need so that they can determine the value of the Metso shares in an informed manner.
Metso follows the rules and recommendations of the Nasdaq OMX Helsinki exchange, as well as the regulation set forth in the Finnish Companies Act and Finnish Securities Markets Act and other relevant laws and the standards of the Financial Supervision Authority (FSA) in Finland.
Disclosure policy is approved by the Board of Directors. The policy describes the main principles and practices of stock exchange communications according to which Metso communicates with its key stakeholders. The purpose of the disclosure policy is to promote the reliability and consistency of the disclosure methods used and to describe the decision-making procedures involved in disclosure.