July 29 (Reuters) - Belgian chemicals and battery materials
company Umicore expects higher full-year adjusted
operating profit (EBIT) than previously stated, it said on
Friday after posting stable half-year sales.
Umicore now sees 2022 adjusted EBIT to be "somewhat above"
consensus, which currently stands at 827.7 million euros ($845.2
In April the company had guided for adjusted EBIT slightly
above 818 million euros.
($1 = 0.9793 euros)
(Reporting by Olivier Sorgho and Lina Golovnya
Editing by David Goodman