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Najran Cement sees 24% fall in profit

02 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Najran Cement has posted a net profit of SAR36.1m (US$9.23m) in the third quarter of 2021, down 23.8 per cent YoY from SAR47.4m in the year-ago period. Sales also declined 20.8 per cent YoY to SAR125.9m from SAR159m in the 3Q20. 

Saudi Arabian producers report 15% decline in net profit

07 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabian producers listed in the main market saw an estimated 15 per cent decline in total net profits to SAR892.5m (US$237.9m) in the first quarter of 2021, compared to around SAR1.05bn in the year-ago period, according to Al Eqtisadiah. Four companies reported growth during the quarter, while the remaining 10 saw a decline. Najran Cement recorded the highest growth in net profit at 51.4 per cent, followed by Arabian Cement Co (+48.6 per cent) and Al Jouf Cement (+15.4 per cent). Ho...

Najran Cement posts 1H results

28 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia-based Najran Cement reported sales of SAR121.5m (US$32.4m) in the second quarter of 2020. The company’s gross profit reached SAR50.3m while its operational profit stood at SAR40.4m. Net profit after zakat and tax was SAR33m. For the first half of 2020 the company posted sales of SAR277.8m and a gross profit of SAR106.8m. Operational profit reached SAR86.5m while net profit after zakat and tax reached SAR73.1m.

Najran Cement signs financing agreement

28 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Najran Cement has signed a financing agreement with Bank Al-Jazira. The credit agreement will see a total of SAR355M (US$94.67m) paid semi-annually over five years. The first four years will see an annual payment of SAR51m and the remainder issued in the final year.

Najran Cement Co reports positive 1Q20 results

24 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Najran Cement Co has reported a 557.4 per cent surge in net profit to SAR40.1m (US$10.69m) in the first quarter of 2020, compared to SAR6.1m in the 1Q19. Sales advanced to SAR156.4m from SAR106.5m, on the back of a lower cost of sales and financing.

Najran Cement resumes production at 6500tpd line

25 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Najran Cement has temporarily suspended operations of its second production line. However, it will resume production at its 6500tpd third line from 1 July due to a decrease in its clinker inventory, according to Reuters. The change in production lines is also expected to increase operational efficiency and decrease fixed costs in the FY19 by SAR5.7m (US$1.52m).

Najran Cement losses surge to 651% in 2Q18

31 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Najran Cement’s losses reached SAR-31.73m (US$-8.46m) in the second quarter of 2018, representing an increase of SAR4.2m when compared with the 2Q17, according to a statement to the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul). Quarter-on-quarter the company’s losses increased 212 from SAR18.18m. Najran has attributed the slide to a drop in average selling prices, combined with a fall in sales volumes as demand has fallen and competition increased. Higher production and finance costs...

Najran Cement announces financial impact of line closure

15 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Najran Cement has halted production at a 6500tpd clinker line and resumed production at its 3000tpd second line. The second line was temporarily shut down to reduce excess capacity within the market.  The company announced that the financial impact of these developments is estimated to reach SAR11.3m (US$3.01m) on FY18.

Saudi Arabian companies report profit falls in 3Q17

31 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s cement companies reported a fall in third-quarter profits when compared with the same period last year. Hail Cement saw its 3Q profit fall to SAR650,406 (US$ 173,433) from SAR19.3m in the 3Q16, according to a company statement on the Saudi stock exchange. Profits retreated 75.5 per cent QoQ. Revenues of the Saudi cement producer decreased by 37 per cent from SAR58.2m in 3Q16 to SAR36.9m in 3Q17. Hail Cement’s 9M17 profits decreased 85.2 per cent to SAR11.6m, compared t...

Saudi Arabia: Najran shuts down Line 2

07 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Najran Cement Co has suspended production at a 3000tpd clinker line. The temporary shutdown of company’s Line 2 is due to the current conditions in the market. The decline in cement demand has led to an increase in inventories.