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Last 1,275
Change Today -25.00 / -1.92%
Volume 835.4K
AFX On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Berlin
Johannesburg
OTC US
As of 11:00 AM 07/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

african oxygen ltd (AFX) Snapshot

Open
$1,300
Previous Close
$1,300
Day High
$1,300
Day Low
$1,275
52 Week High
09/15/14 - $2,064
52 Week Low
07/15/15 - $1,164
Market Cap
4.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
456.4K
EPS TTM
$0.36
Shares Outstanding
342.9M
EX-Date
04/13/15
P/E TM
35.2x
Dividend
$24.00
Dividend Yield
1.85%
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african oxygen ltd (AFX) Details

African Oxygen Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes atmospheric gases, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and hard goods in South Africa and other African countries. The company offers atmospheric gases to industrial consumers, merchant customers, and end users; LPG under the Handigas brand name; and hard goods, such as electrodes and welding equipment. It offers packaged gas to customers in the mining, commercial, domestic, scientific, and medical applications. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. African Oxygen Limited is a subsidiary of BOC Holdings.

Founded in 1927

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african oxygen ltd (AFX) Key Developments

African Oxygen Limited Provides Earnings Guidance for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

African Oxygen Limited provided earnings guidance for the six months ended June 30, 2015. For the period, the company expects earnings per share to be between 32 cents and 38 cents per share, the aforementioned being 39% and 28% lower than the 52.8 cents per share for the previous corresponding period, respectively and headline earnings per share to be between 37 cents and 42 cents per share, the aforementioned being 25% and 15% lower than the 49.5 cents per share for the previous corresponding period, respectively. The decrease in forecast earnings per share is due to one-time costs associated with restructuring activities necessitated by the ongoing weak demand for products and the required reduction in fixed cost structure to ensure the sustainability of the Company in the medium to longer term.

African Oxygen Ltd. Announces Management Changes

African Oxygen Ltd. announced the following changes have been made to the Afrox board of directors: Mr. Dorian Devers has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer and executive director of Afrox, with effect from 28 May 2015. Mr. Devers is currently the Region Africa and United Kingdom Financial Director for Linde Group AG. Following the resignation of Mr. Michael Huggon, as announced on SENS on 21 May 2015, the company announced that Mr. Bernd Eulitz has been elected as a member of the Board with immediate effect and will assume the responsibilities of Chairman from 1 June 2015, until the current restructuring program at Afrox has been completed. Mr. Eulitz is a member of the Linde Group board of directors and is head of Linde Group's region Europe, Middle East and Africa. Due to the positions he holds, he will not be considered an independent Chairman. Dr. Khotso Mokhele will accordingly remain as the lead independent director in terms of the applicable legislation, King Code and international best practice, which Afrox strives to uphold. He joined Linde Group in 2004 and since then has held a number of senior posts including regional business head of the Gases Division (South and East Asia), Singapore: Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer of PanGas AG (Switzerland), Head of Sales Region East: Gases Division (Germany). The company announced t the resignation of Mr. David Lawrence as an independent nonexecutive director of the company, with effect from 28 May 2015, after having served over nine years in this capacity. s Mr. Lawrence was the Chairman of the Nomination, Governance, Management of Resources Committee (NGMR Committee), Mr. Lean Strauss will be assuming the role of Chairman of the NGMR Committee with immediate effect.

African Oxygen Ltd. Announces Management Changes, Effective May 30, 2015

Afrox announced the resignation of Mr. Michael Stewart Huggon as Chairman of the board. Mr. Huggon has announced his intention to leave The Linde Group (the holding company of Afrox) and as a result will step down as a non-executive director and Chairman of the Board, with effect from 30 May 2015, to pursue interests outside of The Linde Group. The Board is actively considering the successor to Mr. Huggon and an announcement will be made in due course. Should a new Chairman not have been appointed by 30 May 2015, Dr. Khotso Mokhele, lead independent non-executive director, will assume the responsibilities of interim Chairman, until the new Chairman is appointed.

 

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