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The Two Sides Of Inditex’s 2020 Results: Profit Falls By 70%, Online Sales Grow By 77%

Inditex’s results in the year of the pandemic have shown an annual drop in profit and revenues of 70% and 28%, respectively, although the counterpart for the company has been the rapid conversion of its business model to the online environment, with internet sales growing by 77%. On the other hand, Inditex’s Board of Directors will propose a €0.70 per-share dividend at the Annual General Meeting scheduled for July. It will consist of an ordinary dividend of €0.22 and an extraordinary dividend of €0.48 per share.


Inditex Returns To Profitability And Generates €734 M Net Cash In The Second Quarter

Inditex has seen a “rapid recovery” in the second half of its fiscal year 2020-2021, after returning to profits of 214 million euros in this period (between 1 May and 31 July), and leaving behind the loss of 409 million euros in the first three months. Sales recovered from -44% in the first quarter to -31% in the second quarter, despite as many as 87% of the Group’s stores still being closed in May. Today, 98% of Inditex’s stores are open, with restrictions still in place in some specific markets.

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Only The Coronavirus Has Been Able To Knock Inditex Back

Inditex has published results for its first fiscal quarter (February-April), reflecting as expected the strong impact of the coronavirus: historical losses of €409 million, positive EBITDA although 78% lower than in Q1’19, and a 44% drop in revenues. Nevertheless, the company confirmed the payment of a dividend against 2019 results of 0.35 euros/share, 60% less than a year earlier.

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Inditex Posts Record-Beating 8% Rise In Profits; Creates Nearly 10,000 Jobs

First half results from Inditex have once again been record-beating. The company owned by Amancio Ortega, the world’s richest man in 2016 according to Forbes, posted an 8% rise in net profit to 1.256 billion euros in the first half of its 2016-2017 fiscal year (this runs from February 1 to July 31) from a year earlier.