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Summit Materials sees revenue fall 3% in 3Q20

29 October 2020, Published under Cement News

USA-based Summit Materials saw its net revenue decrease 3.1 per cent YoY in the 3Q20 to US$645.2m, compared to US$665.8m in the corresponding period of last year. For the three months ended 26 September 2020, sales volumes increased 3.1 per cent YoY in aggregates but decreased one per cent in ready-mix concrete, 6.4 per cent in asphalt and 11.3 per cent in cement. Average selling prices fell 2.2 per cent YoY for aggregates, and edged up 0.5 per cent in cement and 4.6 per cent in ready-mix...

Summit Materials announces 2Q results and new CEO

22 July 2020, Published under Cement News

US-based Summit Materials saw a 24.5 per cent rise in operating income for the second quarter of 2020 to US$100.1m from US$80.4m in the year-ago period. Adjusted EBITDA also advanced 14.1 per cent YoY to US$160.2m from US$140.5m. Cement sales volumes declined 6.3 per cent YoY in the 2Q20, while prices were up 1.2 per cent. "Despite economic uncertainty, Summit experienced resilient demand and favourable weather conditions, particularly in Utah and Kansas, which led to record 2Q net reven...

Grupo Argos interested in Summit Materials merger

14 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Grupo Argos has approached US aggregates and cement producer Summit Materials Inc about a merger, according to people familiar with the matter. The deal would expand Grupo Argos’ footprint, but it remains uncertain whether Summit Materials would be prepared to negotiate a deal with Argos, said Reuters. The news saw shares of Summit increase by 14 per cent to US$15.51, resulting in a US$1.8bn market capitalisation for the US company. However, as at the end of March, it had accumulated US$...

Summits appoint a new COO

05 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Karl H Watson Jr has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Summit Materials,Inc, succeeding Douglas C Rauh. Tom Hill, CEO of Summit, stated: "We are very pleased to have Karl join Summit. I have known him for years and his depth and breadth of experience in our industry will add impactful leadership to our already strong team. I am confident that Karl will make a great partner as we strengthen Summit for our next phase of growth." Mr Watson said: "I am...

Summit Materials revealed as US$3.8bn bidder for Ash Grove Cement

09 October 2017, Published under Cement News

US cement maker Summit Materials has been revealed as the US$3.8bn bidder for Ash Grove Cement, according to a Reuters' source. The bid was submitted last week to trump an earlier takeover bid from Irish building materials firm CRH Plc. Ash Grove said earlier on Friday that it had received a new bid from an unnamed party which valued the business at US$3.7-US$3.8bn . The source said Summit Materials’ bid was submitted on Thursday and is currently being considered by Ash Grove’s board...

Summit Materials could be swept up in US consolidtion trend

02 October 2017, Published under Cement News

As the cement sector continues to consolidate, the number of potential targets with values of more than US$1bn (EUR842m) will continue to fall and quite possibly, Summit Materials will see its position change from being an acquirer of companies - to being a target, reports the Sunday Independent. Follwing, CRH's recent move to acquire US company Ash Grove Cement for US$3.5bn and Martin Marietta's US$1.6bn (EUR1.3bn) payment for Bluegrass Materials, a leading aggregates company, investo...

Federated Investors sell shares in Summit Materials Inc

18 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Federated Investors Inc PA lowered its position in Summit Materials, Inc by 65.5 per cent in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 144,883 shares of the construction company's stock after selling 274,734 shares during the quarter. Federated Investors Inc PA owned approximately 0.14 per cent of Summit Materials worth US$4,183,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period, reports The...

Summit Materials reports rise in 2Q net income

23 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Summit Materials reported a 15.9 per cent YoY rise in 2Q17 net revenue to US$478.4m, primarily attributable to acquisition-related contributions, increased organic sales volumes across all lines of business, together with improved organic average selling prices in cement and ready-mix concrete. Operating income increased by 75.6 per cent to US$82.4m in the second quarter 2017, when compared to the prior year period. Adjusted EBITDA increased 17.9 per cent YoY to US$135.2m, versus US$114.7...

Summit full-year income up 32.7%

08 May 2017, Published under Cement News

For the 12 months ended 31 December, Summit Materials Inc reported basic and diluted earnings per share of US$0.53 on net income of US$36.8m up 32.7 per cent YoY. For the same 12-month period, the US-based producer reported adjusted net income of US$98.3m. For the three months ended 31 December 2016, it reported a basic loss per share of ($0.00) on a net loss of (US$0.3). For the same three-month period, Summit reported adjusted diluted earnings per share of US$0.21 on adjusted net income...

USA: Summit cement profits rise 45% on back of higher volumes and prices

24 February 2017, Published under Cement News

In a trading statement for 2016, Summit Materials has announced that profits at its cement business rose by 45.1 per cent YoY, with volumes rising by 37 per cent and prices increasing by 7.5 per cent. Summit’s cement segment produced revenues of US$250m in 2016, with profits reaching US$127m in the same period. The business produced 2.14Mt of cement over the year, of which 0.6Mt was produced in the 4Q16. Summit’s profitability was improved by the rising price of cement. In 2015 its ave...