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€57.90
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06/9/14 - €67.94
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Market Cap
16.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
613.0K
EPS TTM
€1.95
Shares Outstanding
287.5M
EX-Date
07/1/14
P/E TM
29.2x
Dividend
€1.00
Dividend Yield
1.76%
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Lafarge S.A. produces and sells building materials under the Lafarge brand worldwide. It provides a range of cement and hydraulic binders, including Portland and masonry cements; and products, such as white cement, oil-well cements, road surfacing binders, etc. for use in specific applications. The company also offers aggregates comprising crushed rock products that include limestone, granite, etc.; manufactured sand; natural sand; and gravel that are used as raw materials for concrete, masonry, asphalt, and other industrial processes. In addition, it provides ready-mix concrete, precast concrete, special concrete, ultra-high performance fiber reinforced concrete, self-filling and self-levelling concrete, decorative concrete, insulating concrete, pervious concrete, etc., as well as mortars and prefabricated products. The company sells its products to construction/public works companies, manufacturers of ready-mix concrete and prefabricated products, the general public, concrete and asphalt producers, construction and public works contractors, specialty dealers, do-it-yourself home centers, and transforming industries, as well as small-scale customers and multinational corporations. It has operations primarily in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and Asia. Lafarge S.A. was founded in 1833 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

63,050 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/2/14
Founded in 1833

lafarge sa (LG) Top Compensated Officers

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: €1.9M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

lafarge sa (LG) Key Developments

Lafarge S.A. Reports Romania Sales Results for the Second Quarter and First Half of 2014

Lafarge S.A. reported Romania sales results for the second quarter and first half of 2014. The like-for-like cement sales of in Romania rose by an annual 3.2% in the first half of 2014. In terms of volume, cement sales in Romania climbed 6.2% on the year in the first half. In the second quarter alone, cement sales in Romania fell 4.0% in terms of volume after the early start of projects due to favourable weather in the first quarter.

Lafarge S.A. Reports Consolidated Earnings and Operating Results for the Second Quarter and First Half Year Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Net Debt Guidance for the Year 2014

Lafarge S.A. reported consolidated earnings and operating results for the second quarter and first half year ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, sales were €3,367 million against €3,559 million for the same period of last year. EBITDA was €812 million against €825 million for the same period of last year. Current operating income was €609 million against €611 million for the same period of last year. Net income group share was €205 million against €201 million for the same period of last year. Earnings per share were at €0.71 against €0.70 for the same period of last year. Negative free cash flow was €37 million against free cash flow of €151 million for the same period of last year. Sustaining capital expenditures remained stable at €67 million. Cash flow from operations decreased in the quarter, notably impacted by the payment in the second quarter of 2014 of a €30 million annual financial interest coupon, which last year, in 2013, was paid in third quarter and not in second quarter, also impacted by a €20 million adverse impact on cash tax which reversed from the first quarter. At €67 million, sustaining capital expenditure continued to be strictly contained. the company spent €138 million on development CapEx. For the six months, sales were €6,000 million against €6,234 million for the same period of last year. EBITDA was €1,155 million against €1,167 million for the same period of last year. Current operating income was €755 million against €739 million for the same period of last year. Net income group share was €70 million against €84 million for the same period of last year. Earnings per share were at €0.24 against €0.29 for the same period of last year. Negative free cash flow was €160 million against €144 million for the same period of last year. Net debt was €10,104 million against €11,243 million for the same period of last year due to normal seasonal working capital needs. For the quarter, the company announced cement volume of 31.1 million tons compared to 30.6 million tons a year ago. Pure aggregates were 43 million tons compared to 44.3 million tons a year ago. Ready-Mix Concrete was 7.1 million m(3) compared to 7.2 million m(3) a year ago. For the six months, the company announced cement volume of 57 million tons compared to 54.5 million tons a year ago. Pure aggregates were 69.9 million tons compared to 70.7 million tons a year ago. Ready-Mix Concrete was 12.8 million m(3) compared to 13 million m(3) a year ago. The group targets to reduce net debt to below €9 billion in 2014. The company will deliver more than €600 million EBITDA, including JVs, from performance innovation measures in 2014, out of which, €400 million from performance and €200 million from innovations. CapEx will be limited at €1.1 billion, including joint ventures. Selective divestment of nonstrategic assets will continue. Tax rate before one-off items is expected to be 31%.

Lafarge S.A., H1 2014 Earnings Call, Jul 25, 2014

Lafarge S.A., H1 2014 Earnings Call, Jul 25, 2014

 

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