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Kohat Cement Co posted a profit of PKR6.512bn in 9MFY23-24

29 April 2024, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Co Ltd (KOHC) announced its financial results for the 9MFY23-24 on 25 April. It posted a profit after tax (PAT) of PKR6.512bn (US$23.3m) compared to PKR5.363bn in the same period in the previous year, up by 21 per cent YoY. Result highlights from AHL Research report that the topline in the 9MFY23-24 remained stable at PKR29.972bn. Earnings per share (EPS) increased to PKR33.25 in the 9MFY23-24 from PKR26.91 in the 9MFY22-23. Selling and distribution expenses in 9MFY23...

Kohat Cement Factory expands capacity and progresses Punjab plant

04 March 2024, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Factory has updated the Pakistan Stock Exchange Ltd (PSX) about an increase in cement production capacity at Kohat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. After the optimisation of the pyroprocessing section of the existing 6700tpd grey cement production line, the clinker production capacity of the company increased from 6700tpd to 7064tpd. Moreover, the company’s net profit after tax jumped by 19 per cent to PKR4.45bn (US$15.93m) in the 1HFY23-24. However, local dispatches fell by 8.1 per ...

Kohat Cement Co profits grow by 24% in 1HFY23-24

15 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Co Ltd announced its financial result for 1HFY23-24 on the Pakistan Stock Exchange website on 14 February, posting a profit after tax (PAT) of PKR4.453bn (US$15.9m) compared to a PAT of PKR3.578bn in the same period last year (SPLY). This translates into a growth of 24 per cent YoY. On the other hand, the profitability in 2QFY23-24 advanced by 14 per cent YoY to PKR2.224bn compared to SPLY. According to AHL Research, the topline during 1HFY23-24 clocked in at PKR21.462bn, s...

Kohat Cement Co to post strong results

12 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Co Ltd is scheduled to announce its financial result for 1HFY23-24 (July-December 2023) on 14 February whereby AHL Research  anticipate the company will post a profit after tax of PKR4.313bn (US$15.57m) as compared PKR3.578bn, up by 21 per cent YoY. Likewise, in 2QFY23-24 (October-December 2023) earnings are expected to climb by seven per cent YoY, arriving at PKR2.084bn. The top line in 2QFY23-24 is expected to decline by nine per cent YoY to settle at PKR10.017bn...

Kohat Cement welcomes new company secretary

29 January 2024, Published under Cement News

Nadeem Atta Sheikh, chief executive at  Kohat Cement , informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange Ltd (PSX) on the 26 January that Muhammad Ahsan Yousaf has ceased to be the company secretary of Kohat Cement with immediate effect. Ms Iqra Khalid has been appointed the new company secretary.

Kohat Cement Co to renew cement bag manufacturing unit investment

13 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Among matters to be considered in its 44th AGM of shareholders of 16 October 2023, Kohat Cement Co Ltd (KCCL) will approve, if deemed fit, the renewal of investment in the form of short-term running finance of up to PKR600m (US$2.126m) in Ultra Kraft (Pvt) Ltd (UKPL), an associated company. The members of the company, in their last AGM, held on 27 October 2022, approved and renewed the Short Term Running Finance of up to PKR600m in the associated company, Ultra Kraft, to meet its w...

Kohat Cement reports 18% increase in sales in FY23

01 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Company (KOHC) has reported sales of PKR38.92bn (US$126.9m) in the fiscal year ending 30 June 2023 (FY23), marking an 18.4 per cent increase on the previous year. Gross profit over the same period advanced by 6.3 per cent from PKR9.8bn to PKR10.4bn, while profit after tax saw a 15.9 per cent improvement from PKR5.02bn in FY22 to PKR5.82bn in FY23. Earnings per share over the same timeframe expanded by 15.9 per cent from PKR25.01 to PKR28.98.   KOHC has also successfully ins...

Cement players expect demand in FY24 to remain stable

16 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Topline Securities hosted the Pakistan Cement Conference 2023, where top executives of major cement players Maple Leaf Cement (MLCF), Lucky Cement (LUCK), DG Khan Cement (DGKC), Cherat Cement (CHCC), Kohat Cement (KOHC) and Pioneer Cement (PIOC) participated in the conference through Zoom recently. They ruled out unanimous fears of a price war, stating that it would be unwise to start a price war due to economic conditions and slow demand. However, they believed that major ...

Three Pakistan producers post profits in 1HFY22-23

23 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Three of Pakistan’s cement factories have posted a profit in operation between July and December of FY22-23 (1HFY22-23). However, double-digit inflation, a hike in interest rates and a sharp devaluation of the Pakistani rupee have dampened cement demand. Moreover, low GDP growth, high cost of construction materials and the cut in Public Sector Development Programmes (PSDP) saw cement dispatches decline by 21 per cent YoY in the 1HFY22-23. Fauji Cement Fauji Cement Co Ltd (FCCL) earned...

Quarterly results propped up by steep price increases

25 November 2022, Published under Cement News

The latest quarterly results reveal that cement producers are increasingly turning to price rises to offset the ongoing jump in energy costs, while they struggle to maintain margins. In addition to price increases, companies are reviewing their energy portfolios, fuel types and accelerating the shift to alternative fuels. In Indonesia PT Indocement  saw its energy costs reach 50 per cent of total production cost in the third quarter of 2022, prompting the company to implement three price...