Saint-Gobain Final Results for 2005

2005: Another Year of GrowthExcluding the impact of British Plaster Board (BPB), consolidated at December 1, 2005:- Sales +8.4% (to EUR 34,873 million)- Operating Income +4.6% (to EUR 2,868 million)- Business Income +8.0% (to EUR 2,611 million)- Net Income +6.4% (to EUR 1,318 million)Including the impact of the consolidation, at December 1, 2005, of British Plaster Board (BPB), together with the one-off items associated with this acquisition- Sales +9.1% (to EUR 35,110 million)- Operating Income +4.3% (to EUR 2,860 million)- Business Income +5.6% (to EUR 2,554 million)- Net Income +2.0% (to EUR 1,264 million)Dividend for 2005 (recommended for approval by the AGM): EUR 1.36 per share, up 6.3%. 2006: Objectives Confirmed- Between 23% and 25% growth in operating income at constant exchange rates*- Between 18% and 20% growth in net income excluding profit (loss) on sales of non-current assets- Continuing strong free cash flow levels(*) based on average 2005 exchange ratesFurther data available on the Saint-Gobain website.

2005: Another Year of Growth

Excluding the impact of British Plaster Board (BPB), consolidated at December 1, 2005:

- Sales +8.4% (to EUR 34,873 million)
- Operating Income +4.6% (to EUR 2,868 million)
- Business Income +8.0% (to EUR 2,611 million)
- Net Income +6.4% (to EUR 1,318 million)

Including the impact of the consolidation, at December 1, 2005, of British Plaster Board (BPB), together with the one-off items associated with this acquisition

- Sales +9.1% (to EUR 35,110 million)
- Operating Income +4.3% (to EUR 2,860 million)
- Business Income +5.6% (to EUR 2,554 million)
- Net Income +2.0% (to EUR 1,264 million)

Dividend for 2005 (recommended for approval by the AGM): EUR 1.36 per share, up 6.3%.

2006: Objectives Confirmed

- Between 23% and 25% growth in operating income at constant exchange rates*
- Between 18% and 20% growth in net income excluding profit (loss) on sales of non-current assets
- Continuing strong free cash flow levels

(*) based on average 2005 exchange rates

Further data available on the Saint-Gobain website.

600450 Saint-Gobain Final Results for 2005 glassonweb.com
Date: 27 March 2006
Source: Saint-Gobain

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