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2004 earnings

Press release

FACTS AND FIGURES / FINANCE

March 08, 2005

  • Sales up 35%: €11,109m
    • Impact from T&D acquisition in January 2004: + 35%
    • Internal growth: + 4.1 %
  • Operating income up 79%: €613m
    • Recovery confirmed in the Connectors business: €80m (6.2% of sales)
    • Increase in the Nuclear business: €581m (8.8% of sales)
    • Low profitability in the T&D business: €31m (1% of sales)
  • Consolidated net income up 10%: €428m
  • Positive net cash position: €689m
  • Dividend proposed to the General Meeting of Shareholders: 9.59 euros

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    email: press@areva.com

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    Anne-Sophie Jugean
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