Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV


  • Philips to buy US medical imaging firm Volcano Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 2:17 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM— Royal Philips NV said Wednesday it has agreed to acquire U.S. medical equipment maker Volcano Corp. for $1.2 billion in a deal that would beef up its presence in technology which allows doctors to see inside patients' hearts and veins during treatment. In an agreement backed by Volcano's management, Philips will offer $1 billion for Volcano's stock,...

  • 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.

  • Philips' growth impacted by 'restless' world: CEO  Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    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.