Henkel AG & Co. KGaA said its normalized net income for the fourth quarter amounted to 80 euro cents per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus estimate of €1.17 per share.
EPS declined year over year from 81 cents.
Normalized net income, which excludes unusual gains or losses on a pre- and after-tax basis, was €346.3 million, a decrease from €351.1 million in the prior-year period.
The normalized profit margin dropped to 7.9% from 8.5% in the year-earlier period.
Total revenue grew 6.0% year over year to €4.37 billion from €4.13 billion, and total operating expenses grew 7.2% on an annual basis to €3.81 billion from €3.55 billion.
Reported net income rose 49.7% year over year to €446.0 million, or €1.03 per share, from €298.0 million, or 69 cents per share.
For the year, the company's normalized net income totaled €3.92 per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus normalized EPS estimate of €4.88.
EPS rose 10.1% from €3.56 in the prior year.
Normalized net income was €1.70 billion, a rise of 10.1% from €1.55 billion in the prior year.
Full-year total revenue increased 10.1% on an annual basis to €18.09 billion from €16.43 billion, and total operating expenses grew 10.1% year over year to €15.27 billion from €13.87 billion.
The company said reported net income rose 18.0% on an annual basis to €1.92 billion, or €4.42 per share, in the full year, from €1.63 billion, or €3.75 per share.