The German Mercedes manufacturer Daimler sees bright prospects for 2017. Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP/TT
the News was provided by the chief financial officer Bobo Uebber after the interim report for the fourth quarter missed analysts ‘ expectations, in the wake of weak car sales in the united states and China and a sluggish lastbilsefterfrågan.
Operating profit (ebit) rose by 19 percent to the equivalent of sek 32 billion, compared with the same quarter last year. It was worse-than-expected 34 billion.
the Better it went for bilsegmentet Mercedes where the profits rose by 22 per cent during the same period. It helped lift the group’s kvartalsförsäljning by 1 percent to 385 billion.
the Shares dropped 2 per cent in Frankfurtbörsens initial onsdagshandel.