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Yanbu Cement reports 39% fall in profit for 2017

16 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Yanbu Cement has reported a 39.4 per cent YoY decrease in profit for the full-year 2017 period, falling to SAR319m (US$85.07m) from SAR526m. The company has attributed the results to a decline in sales volume and the average price of sales, according to Mubasher. In the 4Q17 profit dropped 7.7 per cent to SAR96m, compared with SAR104m of the year-ago period.

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...

Red Sea City plan raises Saudi cement firms' share prices

30 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s plan to build an entirely new US$500bn city, Neom, by the Red Sea has breathed life into the country’s beaten-down cement sector. Shares of companies such as Saudi Cement Co, Southern Province Cement Co and Yanbu Cement Co, the country’s biggest by market value, have all risen since the kingdom announced the Neom plan earlier this week, reports Arabian Business. The announcement "is surely a long-term positive for the cement sector - a sector which has been reeling...

Saudi producers sees sales drop 16% in August 2017

18 September 2017, Published under Cement News

The sales of Saudi cement producers fell 15.5 per cent to 3.72Mt in August 2017 when compared to 4.4Mt reported in August 2016. Total production in August reached 3.79Mt, down YoY from 4.3Mt, according to Yamama Cement Co. Cement inventories rose 11.3 per cent YoY to 1.17Mt from 1.05Mt in the year-ago period. Southern Province Cement Co saw sales slide 36 per cent YoY to 471,000t in August 2017 from 637,000t in August 2016. Yanbu Cement sales slipped 2.1 per cent to 462,000t from 472,000...

Yanbu reports decline in 1Q profit

27 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Saudi-based Yanbu Cement’s profits declined by 27.49 per cent YoY to SAR124m (US$33m) in the first quarter of 2017 from SAR171m. The decline in profits was attributable to weaker demand and fierce competition, according to a bourse filing on Wednesday. Total sales reached SAR296m in 1Q17 compared to SAR303m in the comparative period of 2016.

Saudi Cement producers see sales fall 25% in February

15 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Saudi cement producers saw sales fall by 24.9 per cent in February 2017. Cement companies sold 4.09Mt of cement in the second month of the year, down from 5.44Mt in February 2016. Output also decreased by 26 per cent YoY from 5.47Mt to 4.04Mt during the same period while inventories increased to 1.07Mt, up 18.2 per cent YoY from 0.906Mt in February 2016. Yanbu Cement topped cement sales as it reported a volume of 0.474Mt but nevertheless experienced a 21.3 per cent YoY drop from 0.602M...

Saudi Arabian cement sales down 16% in January

15 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement deliveries in Saudi Arabia in January 2017 were 15.9 per cent lower than in the same month the previous year, according to statistics released by Yamama Cement. At 4.78Mt, cement sales in the country were significantly below the January 2016 figure of 5.68Mt. Meanwhile, Saudi producers continue to amass clinker stocks, adding another 0.4Mt to their reserves in January. Clinker stocks now amount to 28.5Mt – enough to supply more than six months of Saudi cement demand at ...

Saudi Arabia: domestic firms' sales down 22% in November

13 December 2016, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabian cement companies saw their sales fall 21.92 per cent YoY to 4.2Mt in November from 5.4Mt in the same month last year, according to a Yamama Cement report. Total production declined 20.2 per cent 4.23Mt in the month under review when compared to the 5.3Mt registered in November 2015. Inventories rose 16.5 per cent to 1.13Mt last month, up from 971,000t a year prior. Of the Saudi cement producers, Yanbu Cement posted the highest sales figures of 690,000t, up 11.3 per cent Y...

Saudi Arabia: Yanbu, All Jouf and Saudi Cement see fall in 3Q16 profits

19 October 2016, Published under Cement News

More Saudi cement producers have reported a fall in profits for the third quarter of 2016. The decline in profits were attributed to lower sales and a drop in average selling prices as competition intensified amid weaker demand. Higher oil prices have also been cited as a major factor in the decrease. Yanbu Cement company recorded a 35.9 per cent drop in profits during the period from SAR145m (US$38.7m) in 3Q15 to SAR93m (US$24.8m), according to a bourse filing. Profits also fell QoQ, by ...

Saudi Arabia cement companies see sales and production fall 10%

20 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Sales of cement by Saudi Arabian companies declined by 9.93 per cent YoY in August, while production dropped by 10.4 per cent, Mubasher reports. Output for August was 4.3Mt, while deliveries were 4.4Mt. The fall in sales was unevenly distributed, with some companies – notably Riyadh Cement and City Cement – seeing double-digit increases. Of the bigger players, Saudi Cement escaped the worst, with its sales falling by 1.5 per cent, while Yanbu fared particularly poorly, with sales dropping...