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Christian Dior : Approval for publication of the financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016 and Revenue for the 1st quarter of the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016

Fri 14th October, 2016 5:45pm
Christian Dior : Approval for publication of the financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016 and Revenue for the 1st quarter of the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016

FINANCIAL RELEASE

  1. Approval for publication of the financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016

The Board of Directors met on October 13, 2016 to approve for publication the financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016, for which the main aggregates were as follows:



Consolidated financial highlights

(EUR millions)
Fiscal year from
July 1, 2015 to
June 30, 2016
Fiscal year from
July 1, 2014 to
June 30, 2015
Change

Revenue 37,968 35,081 +8%
Profit from recurring operations 6,792 6,296 +8%
Net profit

4,164 6,165
3,542
(a)



(b)

-32%
+18%
(a)



(b)

Net profit, Group share

1,569 2,378
1,324
(a)



(b)
-34%
+18%
(a)



(b)
Free cash flow (c) 3,659 3,481 +5%
Net financial debt 6,777 7,478 -9%
Equity 28,129 26,320 +7%
(a) Including the impact of the exceptional distributions in kind of Herms shares in December 2014
(b) Excluding the impact of the exceptional distributions in kind of Herms shares in December 2014
(c) Before financial investments, transactions relating to equity and financing activities

Audit procedures have been carried out and the audit report is being issued.

At the Shareholders' Meeting of December 6, 2016, the payment of a gross cash dividend of 3.55euros per share will be proposed in respect of the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016. As an interim cash dividend of 1.35euros per share was distributed on April 21, 2016, the final cash dividend will amount to 2.20 euros and will be paid as of December 13, 2016.

  1. Revenue for the 1st quarter of the fiscal year ending December31, 2016

In the quarter from July 1 to September 30, 2016, the Christian Dior group recorded revenue of 9.6billion euros, up 6% at actual exchange rates compared to the quarter from July1 to September30, 2015. Organic revenue growth was also 6%.
The change in revenue at actual exchange rates was as follows:

(EUR millions) Period from July 1 to
September 30, 2016
(3 months)
Period from July 1 to
September 30, 2015
(3 months)
Christian Dior Couture

LVMH

Other activities and eliminations
502

9,138

(8)
471

8,581

(6)
Total 9,632 9,046

Christian Dior Couture posted quarterly revenue of 502millioneuros, up 7% at actual exchange rates and 8% at constant exchange rates compared with the quarter from July1 to September30,2015. Retail sales revenue was up 7% at constant exchange rates. This change in revenue marked a decidedly positive shift with respect to the previous quarters.

LVMH booked revenue of 9,138 million euros from July 1 to September 30, 2016, reflecting organic growth of 6% compared to the same quarter in 2015. This quarter saw an acceleration compared to the first half of 2016. Asia, excluding Japan, showed a significant improvement during the quarter. The United States remains well-positioned, as does Europe, with the exception of France which continues to feel the impact of a decline in the number of tourists.

LVMH announced the acquisition of a majority stake in the German Maison Rimowa, global leader in high-quality luggage. The transaction, subject to the approval of the competition authorities, is due to be completed in January 2017.

Revenue of the Christian Dior group, by business group, was as follows:

(EUR millions) Period from July1to September30,2016
(3 months)
Period from July1to September30, 2015
(3 months)
Change at actual exchange rates Organic growth (a)
Christian Dior Couture
Wines and Spirits
Fashion and Leather Goods
Perfumes and Cosmetics
Watches and Jewelry
Selective Retailing
Other activities and eliminations
502
1,225
3,106
1,241
877
2,803
(122)
471
1,199
2,939
1,143
852
2,603
(161)
+7%
+2%
+6%
+9%
+3%
+8%
-
+8%
+4%
+5%
+10%
+2%
+8%
-
Total 9,632 9,046 +6% +6%

(a) At constant structure and exchange rates

Outlook
In an uncertain geopolitical and currency environment, the Christian Dior group will continue its strategy focused on innovation and targeted geographic expansion in the most promising markets. The Group will rely on the power of its brands and the talent of its teams to further extend its global leadership in the luxury market.

During the quarter and to date, no events or changes have occurred which could significantly modify the Group's financial structure.

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APPENDIX 1: Revenue by business group and by quarter (fiscal year ended June 30, 2016)

APPENDIX 2: Revenue by business group and by quarter (fiscal year ending December 31, 2016)

This financial release constitutes regulated information, and is made available on the Company's website (www.dior-finance.com).

Certain information included in this release is forward-looking and is subject to important risks and uncertainties and factors beyond our control or ability to predict, that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated, projected or implied. It only reflects our views as of the date of this presentation. No undue reliance should therefore be based on any such information, it being also agreed that we undertake no commitment to amend or update it after the date hereof.

This document is a free translation into English of the original French "Communiqu financier" dated October 14, 2016.
It is not a binding document.
In the event of a conflict in interpretation, reference should be made to the French version, which is the authentic text.


APPENDIX 1

Christian Dior group - Revenue by business group and by quarter
(fiscal year ended June 30, 2016)

Fiscal year ended June 30, 2016
Revenue (EUR millions) Christian Dior Couture Wines and
Spirits
Fashion and
Leather Goods
Perfumes and
Cosmetics (*)
Watches and
Jewelry
Selective
Retailing (*)
Other activities and eliminations (*) Total
Quarter from July 1 to September 30, 2015 471 1,199 2,939 1,143 852 2,603 (161) 9,046
Quarter from October 1 to December 31, 2015 490 1,474 3,497 1,300 904 3,315 (123) 10,857
Quarter from January 1 to March 31, 2016 429 1,033 2,965 1,213 774 2,747 (120) 9,041
Quarter from April 1 to June 30, 2016 464 1,023 2,920 1,124 835 2,733 (75) 9,024
Total 1,854 4,729 12,321 4,780 3,365 11,398 (479) 37,968




Organic revenue growth (as %) Christian Dior Couture Wines and
Spirits
Fashion and
Leather Goods
Perfumes and
Cosmetics (*)
Watches and
Jewelry
Selective
Retailing (*)
Other activities and eliminations (*) Total
Quarter from July 1 to September 30, 2015 +5% +16% +3% +9% +11% +5% - +7%
Quarter from October 1 to December 31, 2015 +4% +4% +3% +8% +3% +5% - +5%
Quarter from January 1 to March 31, 2016 0% +6% 0% +9% +7% +4% - +3%
Quarter from April 1 to June 30, 2016 0% +13% +1% +6% +2% +7% - +4%
Total +2% +9% +2% +8% +6% +5% - +5%


Fiscal year ended June 30, 2015
Revenue (EUR millions) Christian Dior Couture Wines and
Spirits
Fashion and
Leather Goods
Perfumes and
Cosmetics (*)
Watches and
Jewelry
Selective
Retailing (*)
Other activities and eliminations (*) Total
Quarter from July 1 to September 30, 2014 417 948 2,647 981 706 2,232 (132) 7,799
Quarter from October 1 to December 31, 2014 437 1,348 3,151 1,138 810 2,916 (126) 9,674
Quarter from January 1 to March 31, 2015 433 992 2,975 1,129 723 2,648 (149) 8,751
Quarter from April 1 to June 30, 2015 478 938 2,958 1,099 829 2,627 (72) 8,857
Total 1,765 4,226 11,731 4,347 3,068 10,423 (479) 35,081

(*) Taking into account the reclassification of the Kendo cosmetics company from Selective Retailing to Perfumes and Cosmetics

APPENDIX 2

Christian Dior group - Revenue by business group and by quarter
(fiscal year ending December 31, 2016)

Fiscal year ending December 31, 2016
Revenue (EUR millions) Christian Dior Couture Wines and
Spirits
Fashion and
Leather Goods
Perfumes and
Cosmetics
Watches and
Jewelry
Selective
Retailing
Other activities and eliminations Total
Quarter from July 1 to September 30, 2016 502 1,225 3,106 1,241 877 2,803 (122) 9,632






Corresponding period of the previous fiscal year
Revenue (EUR millions) Christian Dior Couture Wines and
Spirits
Fashion and
Leather Goods
Perfumes and
Cosmetics (*)
Watches and
Jewelry
Selective
Retailing (*)
Other activities and eliminations (*) Total
Quarter from July 1 to September 30, 2015 471 1,199 2,939 1,143 852 2,603 (161) 9,046

(*) Taking into account the reclassification of the Kendo cosmetics company from Selective Retailing to Perfumes and Cosmetics




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