Cement News tagged under: Yamama Cement Co

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Saudi Arabia under pressure, seeks to boost export

19 October 2018, Published under Cement News

This week, CemNet reported that Yamama Cement has seen a sharp 34 per cent fall in 3Q18 revenues , compared to the same period last year. Meanwhile, profitability declined, falling by around 37 per cent to SAR29.2m (US$7.8m) over the period. The prospect of lower sales though has been expected with August's figures having already seen a slowdown in the Saudi cement market. Analysts Al-Rajhi Capital are forecasting that cement demand will dip below the 40Mt level in 2018, from a market tha...

Yamama Cement posts 3Q18 loss

17 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Yamama Cement Co reported a drop in revenues in the first nine months of the year to SAR107.7m (US$28.7m) from SAR164.2m in 3Q17. The fall in sales was attributed to the steep price decline in the Saudi market. The 3Q results also showed a SAR46.4m net loss after zakat and tax. In 3Q17 the company reported a SAR29.2m net profit, according to Reuters.

Yamama Cement announces 53% profit fall in the 1Q18

17 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia-based Yamama Cement Co has announced a 53 per cent YoY fall in profit to SAR23.8m (US$6.35m) in the 1Q18. The producer attributed the decrease in profit to a drop in demand and a decline in other revenues, according to its statement to the Saudi Stock Exchange. However, Yamama Cement’s profit was a 40.7 per cent increase upon the result of the previous quarter.

Yamama Cement profit halves in 4Q17

08 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Yamama Cement saw its net profits slide 51.3 per cent YoY in the 4Q17 to SAR16.9m (US$4.5m) from SAR34.8m. The company attributed the fall in profits to the drop in sales on the back of a contracting domestic market and to the rise in the allocated amount for Zakat by SAR5.7m. For the full year 2017, profits declined 69.5 per cent to SAR109.9m, from SAR357.9m in 2016.

Yamama Cement sees 3Q profit fall

17 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Yamama Cement reported a 30.5 per cent YoY fall in sales to SAR164m (US$43.7m) in 3Q17 from SAR236m in 3Q16. The company’s net profit decreased 48.1 per cent from SAR56.3m to SAR29.2m over the same period.

Saudi Arabia: Yamama sees 41% net profit decrease

18 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Yamama Cement Co reported a 41 per cent YoY fall in net profits to SAR56.3m (US$15m) in the 3Q16 from SAR95.53m (US$25.47m). The decrease resulted from a higher cost of sold goods due to increases in fuel prices as well as those of fixed assets, according to a bourse filing. The company also attributed the lower profits to lower value and volume of sales as a result of the pilgrimage season in the current quarter. Yamama's profits retreated 30.14 per cent to SAR323m during the firs...