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Umm Al Qura Cement returns to profits

07 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Umm Al Qura Cement Co reported a profit of SAR18.9m (US$5.04m) in the 3Q19, when compared with a loss of SAR3.93m posted in the 3Q18. Revenues of the Saudi cement producers surged 89.7 per cent to SAR63.96m in the 3Q19, compared with SAR33.7m in the year-ago quarter, according to a bourse statement. For the first nine months of 2019, net profits surged by 719 per cent to SAR52.7m from SAR6.43m in the 9M18. Total revenues were up 43 per cent YoY to SAR173.9m.

Eastern Province Cement records 300% increase in net profit

06 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province Cement Co has reported a 300 per cent increase in net profit to SAR36m (US$9.6m) in the 3Q19, compared with SAR9m in the year-ago period. Sales also advanced 42.6 per cent YoY to SAR174m from SAR122m. During the first nine months of 2019, net profit surged 159.1 per cent YoY to SAR114m from SAR114m in the 9M18. The increase in profit has been attributed to higher cement sales from strong local demand, alongside lower selling and marketing expenses.

City Cement sees 96% rise in revenues, back in profit in 3Q19

05 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi-based City Cement Co reported profits of SAR50.5m (US$13.5m) in the 3Q19 when compared with SAR2.38m loses in the same quarter of 2018, according to Mubasher. Total revenues increased by 95.8 per cent to SAR127.9m in the third quarter, compared to SAR65.3m in the 3Q18, said a bourse statement. In the first nine months of 2019, net profits of City Cement soared by 283.3 per cent to SAR124m, from SAR32.39m in the same period of the previous year. City Cement generated SAR373m in revenu...

Southern Province Cement reports 46% rise in 3Q sales

30 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi cement producer Southern Province Cement Co saw its net profit after zakat and tax surge to SAR90.3m (US$24m) in the 3Q19 from SAR5.4m in the 3Q18. Third-quarter sales rose by 45.9 per cent to SAR286m in 2019 from SAR196m in the year-ago period. The company also noted a 8.1 per cent YoY fall in finance costs.

Arabian Cement 3Q profit triples

29 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Arabian Cement Co saw its net profits after zakat and tax surge to 320.8 per cent to SAR60.6m (US$16.2m) in 3Q19, compared to SAR14.4m in the 3Q18, reports Mubasher. Revenues of the Saudi cement company increased 64.1 per cent to SAR193.5m in the three-month period ended September. In 3M18 revenues reached SAR117.9m. In the first nine months of 2019, Arabian Cement achieved net profits of SAR135.1m, a considerable improvement when compared with losses of SAR42.5m in the year-ago period. ...

Qassim Cement sees profits surge in 3Q19

28 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Qassim cement has seen its net profits after zakat and tax advance to SAR90.16m (US$24m) in the third quarter of 2019, from SAR5.68m in the 3Q18. The increase in profits was mainly ddriven by the rise in sales, investment return and an increase in other income. Total revenues jumped by 155.7 per cent to SAR190.17m. In the January-September 2019 period, net profits were up by 166.6 per cent to SAR 216.6m compared to SAR81.23m in the same period in 2018. Revenues advanced by 6...

Najran Cement posts SAR14.1m 3Q profit

28 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Najran Cement Co saw its profits rise to SAR14.13m (US$3.77m) in the 3Q19, up from losses of SAR23.7m in the 3Q18, according to the company’s statement to the Saudi Stock Exchange. Revenues were up 80.5 per cent YoY to SAR97.23m in the July-September 2019 period when compared with the equivalent period the previous year. In the first nine months of 2019 net profits reached SAR17.6m, when compared with losses of SAR65.63m in the 9M18. Total revenues surged by 35.7 per cent YoY to SAR279.9...

Northern Cement reports 'robust' 3Q19 sales

24 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia's Northern Region Cement Co has reported 'robust' 3Q19 financial results, according to General Manager, Obeid bin Saad Al-Subaie. "The Kingdom did not witness an improved cement demand, yet, the prices' increase helped the cement producers adjust their status," stated Mr Al-Subaie. He also added that the company has abundant stockpiles of white cement. In November, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman launched the Northern Region Cement Co's white Portland cement project, with a c...

Hail Cement records 52% revenue increase in the 3Q19

24 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Hail Cement has recorded a SAR7.6m (US$1.95m) net profit in the 3Q19, compared with a loss of SAR18.3m in the year-ago period. Revenue also improved 51.7 per cent YoY to SAR62.2m from SAR41m. In the first nine months of 2019, revenue advanced 40.6 per cent to SAR184.2m from SAR130.9m. Net profit finished at SAR28.22m against a loss of SAR32.1m in the 9M18.

Yamama Cement sees revenue surge 73% in the 3Q19

16 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Yamama Cement Co has returned to profit in the 3Q19, posting a SAR45.7m (US$12.1m) profit against losses of SAR46.3m in the year-ago quarter. Revenue also surged 73.1 per cent YoY to SAR186.5m. In the first nine months of 2019, net profits reached SAR178.5m compared to a SAR58.7m loss in the 9M18. The company also recorded a 56.8 per cent YoY increase in revenue to SAR565.7m from SAR360.8m.