Bayer researchers Céline Zimmerli (left) and Dr. Catherine Baillon check the growth of young wheat plants at the wheat breeding station in Milly-la-Forêt, south of Paris, France. (Photo)

Bayer Posts Strong Earnings Growth

Q3

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Bayer researchers Céline Zimmerli (left) and Dr. Catherine Baillon check the growth of young wheat plants at the wheat breeding station in Milly-la-Forêt, south of Paris, France.

Selected Key Figures

  • Sales

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  • EBITDA Before Special Items

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  • Net income

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+10,7%

In the third quarter of 2015, Group sales increased by 10.7 percent (reported) and 1.9 percent (currency- and portfolio-adjusted) to EUR 11,036 million.

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+27,6%

Bayer improved EBITDA before special items by 27.6 percent to EUR 2,523 million.

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+20,9%

Net income grew by 20.9 percent to around EUR 1 billion.

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Business Development

Pharmaceuticals Segment

Sales of our Pharmaceuticals segment rose by a substantial 11.7 percent (currency- and portfolio-adjusted) to €3,482 million in the third quarter of 2015. This is largely attributable to the good development of our recently launched products.

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Consumer Health Segment

Sales of the Consumer Health segment increased by 2.2 percent (currency- and portfolio-adjusted) in the third quarter of 2015 to €2,169 million, with all divisions contributing to this growth.

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CropScience Subgroup

Sales of the CropScience subgroup in the third quarter of 2015, at €2,113 million, were slightly above the strong prior-year period (currency- and portfolio-adjusted: +1.6percent; reported: +9.5 percent).

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