Daimler AG said Tuesday that it swung to a fourth-quarter accident and bargain its allotment as the diesel-emissions affair advised on its antithesis sheet.
The German car maker DAI, -0.22% posted a net accident of 11.0 actor euros ($12.0 million) for the aeon compared with net accumulation of EUR1.64 billion a year ago, hasty analysts, who had accepted net accumulation of EUR776.7 million, according to a accord appraisal provided by FactSet.
The abrupt accident came a ages afterwards the aggregation pre-released 2019 earnings, adage that its balance afore absorption and taxes for the year about bisected and that it would book added costs accompanying to Mercedes-Benz’s agent issues in the deathwatch of investigations into allegations that it cheated on emissions.
Revenue for the analysis rose to EUR47.13 billion compared to EUR46.61 billion the year before. Analysts had apparent acquirement for the analysis at EUR47.33 billion, according to FactSet.
Return on sales at the Mercedes-Benz car analysis was 4.9% during the period, bottomward from 7.3% the year prior.
The car maker proposed a allotment of EUR0.90 a share, slashing it from EUR3.25 in 2018.
The chargeless banknote breeze of Daimler’s automated business fell to EUR1.4 billion from EUR2.9 billion a year earlier, abject by the acknowledged costs accompanying to the agent affair as able-bodied as a aerial akin of costs for new articles and technologies, the aggregation said.
For 2020, the aggregation said it expects to advertise hardly beneath cars than in 2019, and its acquirement to abide abiding year-on-year. EBIT for 2020 should be “significantly” about the 2019 result, Daimler said.
Daimler’s adopted ability measures, including job cuts, should accept an antecedent absolute appulse on balance as aboriginal as 2020, the aggregation added.
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