April 10 (Reuters) - Burkhalter Holding AG:
* FY operating result (EBIT) was 44.2 million Swiss francs ($43.80 million)(previous year 42.3 million francs, up by 4.6%), group profit was 36.5 million Swiss francs(previous year 34.8 million francs, up by 4.9%)
* FY sales came in at 512.6 million Swiss francs (previous year 509.7 million francs, up by 0.6%).
* Financial success of burkhalter group will allow board of directors to ask shareholders' meeting on 19 May 2017 to approve a dividend of 5.50 francs(previous year 5.25 francs) per share
* Management assumes that slight improvements in operating activities can be expected again in current year Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: ($1 = 1.0091 Swiss francs) (Gdynia Newsroom)