4584642 said its fourth-quarter normalized net income amounted to 4 euro cents per share, a decrease of 8.9% from 4 cents per share in the prior-year period.
Normalized net income, which excludes unusual gains or losses on a pre- and after-tax basis, was €65.3 million, a decrease of 8.5% from €71.3 million in the prior-year period.
The normalized profit margin dropped to 3.3% from 4.5% in the year-earlier period.
Total revenue climbed 6.0% on an annual basis to €1.67 billion from €1.57 billion, and total operating expenses grew 7.3% from the prior-year period to €1.56 billion from €1.46 billion.
Reported net income decreased 35.0% from the prior-year period to €39.0 million, or 2 cents per share, from €60.1 million, or 3 cents per share.
For the year, the company's normalized net income totaled 9 cents per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus normalized EPS estimate of 10 cents.
EPS declined 15.3% from 11 cents in the prior year.
Normalized net income was €174.9 million, a fall of 15.2% from €206.2 million in the prior year.
ull-year total revenue increased 15.7% on an annual basis to €6.44 billion from €5.57 billion, and total operating expenses increased 17.1% on an annual basis to €6.14 Parmalat.