PPC - July 2016

Last month saw PPC stock fall to a 13-year low following its downgrading by S&P Global Ratings, according to recent reports by Bloomberg. In response to the downgrade, the company announced plans to raise over ZAR4bn (US$279m) to tackle rising debt from its ongoing investments in new projects and challenging trading conditions in its home market of South Africa. This triggered a 6.2 per cent slump in its stock, taking it to its lowest level since March 2003.

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