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JBS To List JBS USA
Mar 25 15
JBS S.A. (BOVESPA:JBSS3) is looking to list JBS USA Holdings, Inc. through initial public offering (IPO) in United States, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter. The transaction could happen as soon as in 2015, the person said. JBS didn’t respond to requests for comment made by e-mail and telephone.
JBS Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year of 2014
Mar 12 15
JBS reported consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014. For the fourth quarter, the company had revenues of just BRL 34.3 billion, that was up 26% from the BRL 27.2 billion in the fourth quarter of the previous year. EBITDA was BRL 3.29 billion, an increase of 75.6% from the BRL 1.87 billion at the end of the last quarter of 2013. Net income for the quarter was just under BRL 620 million, 340% above the net income for the last quarter of 2013, which was BRL 49 million. Earnings per share went from BRL 323 per a lot of 1,000 shares to BRL 706 per lot of 1,000 shares. Net operating cash generation, very substantial increase, quarter-on-quarter, from BRL 355 million in the fourth quarter of 2013 to BRL 5.32 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014, an increase of 1,400%. Free cash in the fourth quarter of 2014 was BRL 3.67 million. In the fourth quarter, the company had a capex of BRL 1.65 billion.
For the year, the company reported revenue grew from BRL 92.9 billion in 2013 to almost BRL 120.5 billion in 2014. EBITDA, on an annual basis, went from BRL 6.13 billion in 2013 to BRL 11.1 billion in 2014. That is an increase of 81% year-on-year, absolute EBITDA. On an annual basis, the company's net income went from BRL 927 million to just over BRL 2 billion, an increase of 120% year-on-year. Operating cash went from BRL 2.54 billion to just under BRL 9 billion, an increase of 254%, year-on-year, taking the year as a whole. On an annual basis, free cash went from BRL 635 million in 2013 to BRL 4.7 billion in 2014. For the year, capex was BRL 4.27 billion, including the acquisitions. Net debt at the end of 2014, stable in relation to the third quarter was BRL 25.2 billion.
JBS S.A. Opens New Food Processing Plant in Iguatemi, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Mar 5 15
JBS S.A. has opened a new food processing plant in Iguatemi, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. The facility includes a unit capable of processing 700 head of cattle per day and a food processing plant. BRL 30 million has been invested to ensure the two units are in ideal operating conditions. Altogether, 800 direct jobs have been created, 700 at the meatpacking unit and 100 at the food processing plant.
JBS S.A. Presents at 3rd Annual Itau BBA LatAm Fixed Income Conference, Mar-24-2015
Mar 2 15
JBS S.A. Presents at 3rd Annual Itau BBA LatAm Fixed Income Conference, Mar-24-2015 . Venue: Mandarin Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10023, United States.
JBS S.A. to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Mar 11, 2015
Feb 24 15
JBS S.A. announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results After-Market on Mar 11, 2015