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ppc ltd (PPC) Snapshot

Open
$3,236
Previous Close
$3,263
Day High
$3,299
Day Low
$3,225
52 Week High
09/9/14 - $3,471
52 Week Low
03/10/14 - $2,834
Market Cap
19.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.1M
EPS TTM
$2.11
Shares Outstanding
605.4M
EX-Date
06/9/14
P/E TM
15.4x
Dividend
$156.00
Dividend Yield
4.80%
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ppc ltd (PPC) Details

PPC Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cement, aggregates, metallurgical-grade lime, burnt dolomite, and limestone in Southern Africa. The company offers general purpose and specialist cement for landmarks and construction projects under the brand names of Surebuild, BotCem, UniCem, OPC, and Sureroad; and lime products comprising graded and crushed lime stone, lump unslaked lime, reactive lumped unslaked lime, ground unslaked lime, fine unslaked lime, hydrated lime, and burnt dolomite. It also offers construction aggregates to the civil construction sector, as well as aggregate products for the chemical, metallurgical and agricultural industries; and aggregate products, such as concrete stones, road stones, crusher sand, river sand, building sand, plaster sand, metallurgical dolomite, natural base, sub-base, fill materials, dolomite, and agricultural lime. PPC exports its cement products to other African countries and Indian Ocean islands. The company was formerly known as Pretoria Portland Cement Company Limited and changed its name to PPC Ltd. in October 2012. PPC Ltd. was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Sandton, South Africa.

6,105 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/18/13
Founded in 1892

ppc ltd (PPC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: R7.8M
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: R4.3M
Managing Director of International Operations
Total Annual Compensation: R2.6M
Executive of Secretarial & Legal and Group Co...
Total Annual Compensation: R2.2M
Executive of Strategy & Corporate Communicati...
Total Annual Compensation: R2.6M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

ppc ltd (PPC) Key Developments

PPC Limited Announces Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2014

PPC Limited announced audited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended March 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue was ZAR 4,157 million against ZAR 3,812 million a year ago. Operating profit was ZAR 865 million against ZAR 751 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was ZAR 651 million against ZAR 570 million a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to ordinary shareholders of PPC was ZAR 494 million against ZAR 325 year ago. Diluted per share was 93 cents against 61 cents a year ago. Net cash outflow from operating activities was ZAR 374 million against net cash inflow of ZAR 167 million a year ago. Investments in property, plant and equipment and intangible assets was ZAR 872 million against ZAR 140 million a year ago. Headline earnings per share was 85 cents against 82 cents a year ago. The group's net debt position ended the half at ZAR 5,198 million against 2013 was ZAR 3,916 million, up mainly as a result of increased capital expenditure. Headline earnings attributable to shareholders of the company were ZAR 502 million against ZAR 336 million a year ago. Normalised earnings was ZAR 496 million against ZAR 325 million a year ago. EBITDA increased by 5% to ZAR 1,174 million against 2013 was ZAR 1,123 million. Normalised earnings per share of 86 cents per share, after adjusting for IFRS 2 charges, Zimbabwe indigenisation costs and prior year taxation adjustments, was 4% higher than the prior period.

PPC Limited, H1 2014 Earnings Call, May 20, 2014

PPC Limited, H1 2014 Earnings Call, May 20, 2014

PPC Limited Provides Earnings Guidance for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2014

The board of directors of PPC Limited announced that its earnings per share and headline earnings per share for the six months ended March 31, 2014 are expected to be between 30% and 40% higher than the respective earnings reported for the comparable period ended March 31, 2013. This is due to non-recurring accounting items.

 

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