|Last Price||4.72||Max Price||4.86|
|Min Price||3.17||1 Year return||41.86|
|Avg. Target||6.50||Expected Return||37.60 %|
|Annual report 2017|
The Agfa-Gevaert Group is one of the world's leading imaging companies. Agfa develops, manufactures and markets analogue and digital systems, intended mainly for the graphics industry and the healthcare markets. Agfa's headquarters are in Mortsel, Belgium. The company is active in 40 countries and has agents in another 100 countries throughout the world. Together they achieved a turnover of 3,762 million euros in 2004. Product and company information can be found on Agfa's home page on the World Wide Web at: www.agfa.com. (ISIN: BE0003755692 / Mnemo: AGFB)
Agfa-Gevaert N.V. (Agfa) is a well known Belgian international business entity that build up, produces and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions. The company has 3 major divisions Agfa Graphics, Agfa HealthCare and Agfa Specialty Products. Agfa Graphics deals in digital and analogue prepress systems, software and consumables. Agfa Graphics provide an incorporated prepress and industrialized inkjet systems for the printing and graphics business. Agfa HealthCare deals in Medical Imaging systems which provides hospitals and other health care associated with imaging products and systems, together with information systems. Agfa Specialty Products offer products to a variety of industrial markets which is the part of the Agfa Materials organization. Apart from Agfa Specialty Products activities, Agfa Materials also offer film and associated products to Agfa Graphics and Agfa HealthCare. In the past, Agfa film and cameras were well-known consumer commodities. Nevertheless, in the year 2004 the consumer imaging partition was sold as a part of the deal to a company founded via management buyout and this company was called as AgfaPhoto GmbH, this company just after one year of its operation filed for bankruptcy. The brands are now licensed to other corporations by the AgfaPhoto Holding GmbH, a holding firm. subsequent to this sale, Agfa-Gevaert's commerce today is 100% business-to-business.
In the year 2004 Agfa-Gevaert withdrew the consumer market, together with photographic film, cameras and other photographic apparatus it was due to the reason
Agfa-Gevaert still manufactures photographic films for the airborne photography market, it is still likely to buy fresh, Agfa developed photographic films for make use of in consumer cameras. These are sold by the Lomography Society and Rollei and are categorized consequently. This is due to the reason because these businesses acquired the aerial photography film from Agfa-Gevaert, and then cut and wrap up it into consumer photographic formats. As of 2012, such goods hold a small Agfa logo diplomatically on their packaging, but are certainly not sold as Agfa branded goods.
Agfaphoto branded photographic films are not manufactured by Agfa-Gevaert, in the beginning they were produced by Ferrania plants in Italy which is not operative now. Agfaphoto films are now operated by Fujifilm in Japan for Lupus Imaging Media.
Agfa-Gevaert is having its headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium. The companies has its sales associations in over 40 countries but that's not all as in all the countries where Agfa does not have its own sales organization, those markets are getting the products by a set of connections of agents and representatives. At the end of the year 2011, Agfa-Gevaert was providing employment to over 11,728 employees full time internationally. Agfa has its manufacturing plants around the globe, the biggest manufacture and research centres are situated in Belgium, the United States, Canada, Germany, France, Italy and China. Net sales for Agfa for the year 2011 totalled 3,023 Billion Euros.