Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV


  • Philips posts 3rd quarter loss Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 2:55 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM— Royal Philips NV, the world's largest lighting maker, has reported a 104 million-euro loss for the third quarter, mostly due to a one-off charge after losing a patent infringement lawsuit against Masimo Corp. of the U.S. The loss compares with net profit of 282 million euros in the same period a year earlier, but includes the $466 million award a U.S. jury...

  • Europe shares close lower; Ukraine in focus Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Monday as sentiment remained subdued due to the ongoing tensions in Gaza and Ukraine.

  • Philips earnings drop, brighter skies ahead Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 2:11 AM ET

    Electrical goods producer Philips reported a drop in second-quarter earnings but expects to see an improvement in the second half of the year.

  • European shares close flat, easyJet weighs Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    European shares closed flat on Monday, at the start of a week packed with important economic data.

  • Philips wins patent case against Nintendo in UK Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 9:24 AM ET

    Philips Electronics said on Friday it had won a patent infringement cases against Nintendo in the United Kingdom.

  • Sony sets restructuring, profit targets Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Sony chief executive said the company would complete a stepped-up restructuring drive and forecast a tripling in operating profit.

  • Europe's blue-chips warn on euro strength Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 6:58 AM ET

    Some of the biggest names in European business have further complicated the dilemma currently facing Mario Draghi.

  • Europe shares close higher as pharma stocks surge Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 11:57 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday, starting a shortened trading week on a positive note.

  • Philips hit hard as it warns on challenging 2014 Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 3:17 AM ET

    Dutch electronics conglomerate Philips reported a dip in net income on Tuesday, but its CEO was upbeat on Europe's outlook.

  • European equities closed the session in positive territory after consumer data and earnings in the U.S. helped to boost sentiment in afternoon trade.

  • Philips sales miss estimates; raises dividend Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    Dutch technology company Philips reported fourth quarter sales that missed forecasts on Tuesday.

  • Europe stocks close higher; Philips and SAP soar Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 12:44 PM ET

    European shares closed near five-year highs on Monday, helped by gains from Philips and SAP, as well as encouraging U.S. housing data.

  • Euro increase is 'concerning'     Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Nick Xanders, head of European equity strategy at BTIG, discusses European equities following results from SAP and Philips and says the increase in the euro is "a big issue".

  • EU shares close lower, investors cautious on Fed Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    European shares trimmed losses to close lower on Tuesday, but investors remained cautious about the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting.

  • Frans van Houten, CEO of Philips, stresses the lower prospect for growth short-term due to concerns about the global economy and discusses the group's capital allocation policy.

  • Philips raises earnings targets, buys back shares Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 2:24 AM ET

    Global economic difficulties will persist and could affect Dutch electronics giant Philips, the group's CEO told CNBC Tuesday after raising its financial targets and announcing a share buyback.

  • You're fired! Siemens replaces Loescher as CEO Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 5:42 AM ET

    The supervisory board of Siemens confirmed the resignation of Chief Executive Peter Loescher on Wednesday and appointed Joe Kaeser, the company's Chief Financial Officer as the new CEO.

  • Philips CEO: We are Stepping Up Research     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Frans Van Houton, CEO of Royal Philips, tells CNBC that he is focused on innovation, entrepreneurism and going for growth in the growth markets.

  • Committed to Mid-Term Targets: Philips CEO     Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 1:15 AM ET

    Frans Van Houten, CEO of Royal Philips Electronics, tells CNBC that the start of the year was as soft as they expected with particular weakness in Europe and the US.

  • A Make-or-Break Week Ahead for the Stock Market Saturday, 20 Apr 2013 | 12:30 AM ET

    It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.