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Eagle Cement Corp sees net sales down 16%

12 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Philippine-based Eagle Cement Corp has reported a net profit of PHP1.4bn (US$28.96m) in the 3Q20, remaining unchanged from the year-ago period. However, its net sales were down 16 per cent YoY to PHP4.1bn. "The resumption of major infrastructure projects and retail segment boosted sales. We are optimistic that fourth-quarter results will be better as more sectors of the economy are reopened," said Paul Ang, president. Eagle Cement’s nine-month net sales declined 35 per cent to PHP10bn ...

Eagle Cement sees 61% decline in net profit

12 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Philippines-based Eagle Cement Corp has reported a 61 per cent YoY decline in net profit to PHP1.3bn (US$26.54m) for the first half of 2020, while net sales fell 44 per cent to PHP5.9bn. In the 2Q20 the company saw a drop in net profit to PHP128m from PHP1.7bn last year. Net sales also decreased 73 per cent YoY to PHP1.4bn. "These are very difficult times, but we remain confident that the economy will recover from this pandemic and emerge stronger. The government’s steady push for the co...

Eagle Cement Corp will pursue expansion plans

21 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Eagle Cement Corp will pursue its expansion plans despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Expansion-related capital expenditures will continue while spending for non-critical projects and activities "will be trimmed," said Eagle president and CEO, Paul Ang. "Our strong financial position will allow us to weather this health crisis battering the economy without giving up major components of our expansion plans, which will secure our future growth," Mr Ang said. For this year, Eagl...

Eagle Cement Corp aims to complete Bulacan expansion in 2020

16 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Philippine-based Eagle Cement Corp is now looking to complete its 2Mta Bulacan plant expansion before the year ends, following delays related to the COVID-19 pandemic. "This plant was supposed to have been turned over and commissioned this second quarter of this year. But because of the pandemic, management is committing to deliver this plant by end quarter of this year," said John Paul Ang, Eagle Cement president and CEO. The company’s CFO, Monica Ang, also noted that the company has r...

Eagle Cement Corp net profit falls 25% in 1Q20

15 May 2020, Published under Cement News

The Philippines' Eagle Cement Corp saw a 25 per cent YoY fall in first quarter net profit to PHP1.2bn (US$23.6m) as construction activities were halted in mid-March as part of measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Eagle’s net sales contracted by 16 per cent YoY to PHP4.5bn in the first three months. Cash flow fell by 14 per cent to PHP1.7bn. Prior to the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in mid-March, Eagle reported growth in sales volume during the quarter. Paul Ang, Eagle Cement C...

Eagle Cement donates food packs to Bulacan residents

10 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Philippines-based Eagle Cement has donated food packs to the residents of Bulacan, amidst the quarantine period in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the assistance of the armed forces, volunteers and the local government of San Ildefonso, the company distributed thousands of food packs containing rice and canned goods to 20 barangays in San Ildefonso and Dona Remedios Trinidad. Apart from food packs, vitamins and other medicine were also distributed to residents who are most in ...

Eagle Cement sees sales advance 20% in 2019

26 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Philippines-based Eagle Cement Corp saw its net sales advance 20 per cent YoY to PHP19.82bn (US$387.78m) in 2019. Gross profit rose 20 per cent to PHP8.67bn, while net income reached PHP6.02bn. The company has attributed the positive results to the commissioning of its third production line in Bulacan, increasing its total capacity to 2Mta. The construction of its fourth production line in Cebu, which will boost capacity by a further 2Mta, is set for completion by December 2022. "Eagle...

Eagle Cement acquires Cemex's shares in Kosmos Cement

27 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Kosmos Cement Co in Kentucky, USA, a joint venture between Cemex and Buzzi Unicem, has signed an agreement for the sale of certain assets to Eagle Materials. The US$665m transaction is expected to close in the 1Q20 following regulatory approvals. The assets being divested consist of the 1.7Mta cement plant in Louisville and seven distribution terminals as well as raw material reserves. The net proceeds obtained from this transaction will be distributed to Cemex and Buzzi Unicem in line w...

Eagle Cement Corp records 35% increase in net profit

11 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Philippines-based Eagle Cement Corp has recorded a 35 per cent YoY increase in net profit to PHP4.7bn (US$92.3m) for the first nine months of 2019, on the back of higher sales volumes and prices. Net sales in the 9M19 advanced 25 per cent YoY to PHP15.3bn, supported by a 19 per cent increase in sales volumes. “Eagle is poised to deliver double-digit growth towards the remainder of the year, as local demand for cement is expected to remain high in line with the anticipated pickup in const...

Eagle Cement Corp announces 44% rise in net profit

07 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Philippines-based Eagle Cement Corp has announced a 44 per cent YoY rise in net profit for the first six months of 2019 to PHP8.2bn (US$156.7m), while also reporting a 21 per cent increase in sales volume and higher selling prices. In the 2Q19 net income surged 39 per cent to PHP1.7bn and revenues showed 22 per cent growth to PHP5.1bn. "We will continue to leverage on the growing [demand for] local cement, led by the private sector, and supported by the infrastructure push of the gover...