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Yanbu Cement posts 4% rise in profit in 9M22

27 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia-based Yanbu Cement Co has announced net profit after zakat and tax of SAR156.24m (US$41.6m) in the opening nine months of 2022, up 4.38 per cent on the SAR149.69m seen in the same period a year earlier. Revenue over the same timeframe slipped 0.13 per cent YoY from SAR742.87m to SAR741.9m. In the third quarter of 2022, revenue advanced by 26.14 per cent YoY from SAR207.78m to SAR262.1m. Compared to the 2Q22, revenue was up 10.05 per cent. Net profit after zakat and tax came i...

Yanbu Cement 2Q profits down 25% in 1H22

28 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabian cement producer Yanbu Cement Co reported a 24.5 per cent fall in its net profits after zakat and tax to SAR86.97m (US$23.2m) when compared with the 1H21, when the company achieved profits of SAR115.23m. Revenues were down by 10.3 per cent to SAR479.8m in the 1H22 from SAR353.09m in the 1H21. While second-quarter revenues slipped by 1.9 per cent YoY to SAR238.17m from SAR242.69m in the 2Q21, 2Q22 net profits after zakat and tax advanced 14.9 per cent to SAR48.04m from SAR41....

Yanbu Cement sees 17% fall in 1Q22 revenue

23 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Yanbu Cement has reported a 17.4 per cent YoY decline in revenue to SAR242m (US$64.53m) in the opening quarter of 2022. However, this was still above the SAR224m estimated by Al Rajhi Capital. Gross profit over the same period contracted by 33 per cent YoY, while operating profit fell by 41.4 per cent, according to Trade Arabia.   The Saudi company attributes the decline to a 6.7 per cent fall in cement volumes, which came in at 1.3Mt in the 1Q22. This compares to an average contraction...

Yanbu Cement acquires Yanbu Saudi Kuwaiti Paper Products Co

25 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Saudi’s Yanbu Cement has acquired shares owned by Kuwait’s Shuaiba Industrial Co in its unit Yanbu Saudi Kuwaiti Paper Products Co for SAR32.3m (US$8.6m). The transaction allowed the transfer of a 40 per cent stake in the paper manufacturer to Yanbu Cement, making it the full owner of the former, according to a bourse filing. Yanbu Cement will fund the transaction from its own resources. In line with the company’s expansion and growth visions, the deal aims to provide material a...

Yanbu Cement profits drop 43% in 2021

07 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Yanbu Cement saw its revenue slip to SAR934m (US$249.1m) in 2021 from SAR940m in 2020. As selling prices fell, net profit decreased 43 per cent to SAR160m in 2021 from SAR281m in the previous year, according to a bourse filing. An increase in general and administrative expenses also contributed to the decline in profit.

Yanbu Cement completes modernisation project

14 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Yanbu Cement Co has announced   the completion of its Kiln Line 4 modernisation project following the recent shutdown. The reason for exceeding the previously announced end date is due to the delay in receiving some spare parts and the improvement of operations of the Line 4.

Yanbu Cement posts 23% rise in revenue

16 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Yanbu Cement Co has reported a 11.1 per cent YoY fall in net profit to SAR115.23m (US$30.73m) in the first half of 2021, compared to SAR129.56m in the year-ago period. Revenue advanced 23 per cent YoY to SAR535.09m from SAR434.33m in the 1H20. In the second quarter of the year, net profit increased 12 per cent YoY to SAR41.83m while revenue climbed 54.6 per cent to SAR242.69m in the 2Q21.

Yanbu Cement sees revenue increase 5%

23 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Yanbu Cement has reported a 5.4 per cent rise in revenue to SAR292.4m (US$77.97m) for the first quarter of 2021, compared to SAR277.4m in the year-ago period. However, the company’s net profit declined 20.4 per cent YoY to SAR73.39m from SAR92.23m in the 1Q20. Despite the increase in revenues due to improved sales, a decline in the average selling price and the accompanying increase in the cost of sales led to the fall in net profit.

Yanbu Cement provides update on line modernisation

21 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia-based Yanbu Cement Co has delivered an updated related to its project which required the shutdown of its fourth line in February. The line modernisation has reached 90 per cent completion, but the project’s expected 60-day timeline has been affected by a delay in receiving spare parts. The company has stated that the financial impact will be limited to the increase in production costs incurred since the shutdown date. Sales are not expected to be impacted due to its sufficie...

Yanbu Cement Co appoints new CEO

29 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Yanbu Cement Co’s (Saudi Arabia) board of directors has accepted the resignation of its CEO, Ahmed bin Abdo Zugail, due to personal reasons. Mr Zugail’s resignation was effective from 27 March 2021. The board also appointed Ali bin Abdullah Al-Ayed as the new CEO of the company, effective from the same date.