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nampak ltd (NPK) Snapshot

Open
$4,031
Previous Close
$4,025
Day High
$4,080
Day Low
$4,017
52 Week High
09/8/14 - $4,494
52 Week Low
11/13/13 - $2,952
Market Cap
28.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.1M
EPS TTM
$2.22
Shares Outstanding
700.7M
EX-Date
06/30/14
P/E TM
18.3x
Dividend
$144.00
Dividend Yield
3.53%
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nampak ltd (NPK) Details

Nampak Limited manufactures and sells metal, glass, paper, and plastic packaging products in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Angola, and internationally. It offers aluminum and tinplate beverage cans, aerosol cans, and closures; and aluminum ends, food cans, general line cans, tinplate crowns, glass bottles, and glass jars. The company also provides paper and flexible products comprising corrugated boxes, folding cartons, labels, multi-wall sacks, pouches, self-opening bags, and cigarette, food, and beer cartons, as well as plastic, paper, and aluminum laminations; and plastic products, such as HDPE bottles, closures, liquid packaging cartons, crates, drums, PET bottles, and tubes. In addition, it offers toilet tissues, disposable nappies, facial tissues, feminine hygiene products, incontinence products, and other household products, as well as washroom solutions. Further, the company provides right marking, addressing, bar coding, and labeling solutions; and date/batch coding and package inspection equipment, as well as recycles and produces packaging products. Nampak Limited is headquartered in Sandton, South Africa.

nampak ltd (NPK) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: R3.5M
Executive Director and Member of Group Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: R6.1M
Managing Director of Divfood and Member of Gr...
Total Annual Compensation: R2.6M
Company Secretary, Group Legal Adviser and Me...
Total Annual Compensation: R2.5M
Group Human Resources Director, Executive Dir...
Total Annual Compensation: R2.9M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

nampak ltd (NPK) Key Developments

Nampak Seeks To Acquire Hunyani

Nampak Limited (JSE:NPK) is planning to acquire Hunyani Holdings Ltd. (ZMSE:HUNY) and merge it with two other local units in a share swap deal. Nampak already holding a 38.6% stake in Hunyani intends to merge the unit with dormant CarnaudMetalbox Zimbabwe Limited and Megapak Zimbabwe (PVT) Ltd in which it has a 49% shareholding. “Nampak proposes to expand its investment in the packaging sector in Zimbabwe,” Hunyani said in a cautionary statement. It added; “Nampak proposes to consolidate its existing business interests in Zimbabwe through the merger of Hunyani, CarnaudMetalbox into one business entity, to be named Nampak Zimbabwe Limited”.

Nampak Eyes Acquisition In Nigeria

Nampak Limited (JSE:NPK) seeks to expand in Nigeria via acquisitions. Chief Executive Officer, Andre de Ruyter said that Ethiopia was a target for expansion in east Africa due to its size and population, while Ghana was the most prominent untapped market in the west. He said: "The growth opportunity to take us to the next level of size can only come from Africa. There are sizeable opportunities available in Nigeria. I am bullish on Ethiopia. Ghana we need to look at quite closely." He added that the company was studying an option to acquire a plastics manufacturer in Nigeria.

Nampak Limited Announces Unaudited Group Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2014; Declares Gross Interim Ordinary Dividend, Payable on July 7, 2014

Nampak Limited announced unaudited group earnings results for the six months ended March 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of ZAR 9,795.2 million compared to ZAR 8,725.2 million a year ago. Operating profit was ZAR 1,065.4 million compared to ZAR 1,085.9 million a year ago. Profit before tax was ZAR 901.8 million compared to ZAR 1,007.2 million a year ago. Profit for the period from continuing operations was ZAR 752 million or 116.9 cents per fully diluted earnings per share compared to ZAR 796.1 million or 127 cents per fully diluted earnings per share a year ago. Profit attributable to the owners of the company was ZAR 729.3 million or 115.1 cents per fully diluted earnings per share compared to ZAR 775.2 million or 124.2 cents per fully diluted earnings per share a year ago. Fully diluted headline earnings per share from continuing operations were 121.4 cents compared to 111.8 cents a year ago. Fully diluted headline earnings per share from continuing and discontinued operations were 114.3 cents compared to 103.6 cents a year ago. Net cash utilized in operating activities was ZAR 880.1 million compared to ZAR 704.6 million a year ago. Expansion capital expenditure was ZAR 606.8 million compared to ZAR 114.1 million a year ago. EBITDA was ZAR 1,467.1 million compared to ZAR 1,431.5 million a year ago. Return on equity- continuing operations was 21% compared to 25% a year ago. Return on net assets-continuing operations was 16% compared to 20% a year ago. Headline earnings per share from continuing operations rose by 9% to 121.4 cents as a result of the improvement in trading profit and a reduction in the effective tax rate. Capital expenditure was ZAR 1,012.3 million compared to ZAR 608.8 million a year ago.     The Board of directors of company announced the gross interim ordinary dividend number  of 46.0 cents per share against of 42.0 cents per share in 2013 , payable to shareholders recorded as such in the register of the company at the close of business on the record date July 4, 2014. The dividends will be payable on July 7, 2014.

 

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