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Yanbu Cement full-year net profit rises 36% YoY

28 January 2013, Published under Cement News

Saudi cement producer Yanbu Cement Co (YCC) reported a surge in full-year net profit thanks to increased demand and a new production line as top capacity players benefit from the country's boom period. The company's net profit rose 36 per cent YoY in 2012 to SAR720.5m (US$192.1m). Earnings per share (EPS) stood at SAR 6.86, up from SAR 5.04. Local cement producers have been riding high on government projects which puts emphasis on improving education, social services and basic infrastruc...

Dr Ahmed Zugail returns to Yanbu Cement, Saudi Arabia

23 January 2013, Published under Cement News

Saudi-Arabia based Yanbu Cement Company (YCC) has announced that Dr Ahmed A Zugail has taken up his position as new Director General/CEO, effective 1 September 2012. Dr Zugail succeeds Dr Saud Islam following his recent retirement. Dr Zugail, a Mining Engineer with a doctorate in Mineral Economics from the Colorado School of Mines, USA, joins YCC with a rich experience in the cement industry. His previous role was as President/CEO of Najran Cement for six years. The new position at YCC...

Yanbu Cement records 25.5% YoY rise in quarterly net profit

21 November 2012, Published under Cement News

In the quarter ended 30 September 2012, Yanbu Cement saw total revenues fall 21.4% to SAR339.6m (US$90.5m) and net profits slipped from SAR215.6m to SAR156.7m when compared to the previous quarter. However, on a YoY basis, the company recorded a 149.7% sales revenue increase from SAR272.5m. In terms of net profit, the Saudi Arabian cement producer reported a 25.5% advance from SAR124.9m.

Yanbu Cement sees 22 per cent rise in 3Q net profit, Saudi Arabia

02 October 2012, Published under Cement News

Yanbu Cement’s net profit rose 22 per cent YoY in 3Q12 to SAR152m (US$40.5m) from SAR125m due to increased sales, according to a statement to the Saudi bourse. (Bloomberg)

Yanbu Cement 1H net profit rises four per cent, Saudi Arabia

09 July 2012, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia-based Yanbu Cement said net profit for the first half of 2012 rose by 43.4 per cent YoY to SAR360m (US$96m). Earnings per share stood at SAR3.43, up from SAR2.39. For the second quarter of 2012, Yanbu’s net profit reached SAR216m from SAR150m from the same period of last year. The company attributed the strong performance to higher production and sales volumes as a result of the launch of Kiln Line No 5.

Saudi cement companies 1Q net profit rise, Saudi Arabia

09 April 2012, Published under Cement News

Two leading Saudi Arabian cement producers have reported a rise in first quarter 2012 net profit due to higher sales.   Yanbu Cement said its first quarter 2012 net profit surged 43.6 per cent YoY to SAR145m (US$38.7m). Earnings per share stood at SAR1.38, up from SAR0.6 from the same period last year.   Meanwhile, Qassim Cement net profit rose 7.7 per cent to SAR158.4m (US$42.3m). First-quarter earnings per share were SAR1.76, down from SAR1.64 a year earlier, while operating profit rose 6....

Increased sales drive Yanbu Cement’s net profit higher

31 January 2012, Published under Cement News

Yanbu Cement reported a 23 per cent rise in 2011 net profit to SAR529m (US$141.1m) due to an increase in sales. The Saudi Arabian producer added in a bourse filing that earnings per share were SAR5.04, up from SAR4.1.