Net income after minority interests 4,510 1,138 5,648
Average number of shares
outstanding (million) 1,350.8 1,350.8
Earnings per share (in euros) 3.34 0.84 4.18
* Operating income before restructuring, impairment of PP&E and
intangibles, gains/losses on disposals, and litigation
The material impacts of the application of purchase accounting to acquisitions (primarily the acquisition of Aventis) on the 2007 9-month consolidated income statement are:
a) An amortization charge of euro 2,641 million against intangible
assets. This adjustment has no cash impact on the Group.
b) A reversal of impairment losses of euro 5 million. This adjustment has
no cash impact on the Group.
c) Deferred taxes of euro 1,538 million, mainly comprising i) euro 974
million generated by the euro 2,641 million amortization charge taken
against intangible assets, and ii) euro 566 million arising from the
impact of the cut in German tax rates on deferred tax liabilities
recognized in 2004 on the remeasurement of acquired intangible assets
of Aventis. This adjustment has no cash impact on the Group.
d) In "Share of profit/loss of associates", income of euro 40 million
relating to the amortization of intangibles, net of tax. This
adjustment has no cash impact on the Group.
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