- Compagnie Saint-Gobain's operating income rose by 7.8% to €1,275m in the six months to the end of June.

Sales were up 4.8% at €19,860m and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation rose by 6.7% to €1,886m.

Recurring net income increased by 25.2% to €552m but net income fell by 16.8% to €558m.

Looking ahead, Saint-Gobain confirms its objectives and expects a further like-for-like improvement in operating income for 2015 and a continuing high level of free cash flow.

At 8:03am: [LON:COD] Compagnie De Stgobain share price was +0.97p at 40.56p

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