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ALS Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides analytical testing services in Australia, Canada, the United States, and internationally. It operates through four segments: ALS Minerals, ALS Life Sciences, ALS Energy, and ALS Industrial. The ALS Minerals segment provides testing services for mining industry in the areas of geochemistry, metallurgy, mine site services, and inspection. Its services cover the resource life-cycle, including exploration, feasibility, production, design, development, trade, and rehabilitation. This segment serves explorers, miners, and traders. The ALS Life Sciences segment offers analytical testing and sampling, and remote monitoring services for the environmental, food, pharmaceutical, and consumer products markets. It provides analytical testing data to consulting and engineering firms, industries, and governments. The ALS Energy offers technical solutions and products to the coal, and oil and gas industries. It provides coal sampling, analysis and certification, hydrocarbon formation evaluation services, specialist well services, and related analytical testing services. This segment also offers field and laboratory services, exploration, resource characterization, production enhancement, quality management, and trade-related services. Its services and tools cover the solids, liquids, and gas hydrocarbon markets. The ALS Industrial segment provides diagnostic testing and engineering solutions for the energy, resources, transportation, and infrastructure sectors. This segment serves asset owners, operators, constructors, and equipment manufacturers in the power, petrochemical, mining, minerals processing, water, infrastructure, and transportation industries. The company was formerly known as Campbell Brothers Limited and changed its name to ALS Limited in August 2012. ALS Limited was founded in 1863 and is based in Brisbane, Australia.

Founded in 1863

als ltd (ALQ) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, E...
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.9M
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: A$552.0K
Group General Manager of Life Sciences Divisi...
Total Annual Compensation: A$918.4K
Group General Manager of Minerals Division
Total Annual Compensation: A$772.8K
Group General Manager of Industrial Division
Total Annual Compensation: A$739.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

als ltd (ALQ) Key Developments

Als Limited Declares Final Dividend, Payable on July 1, 2015

ALS Limited announced that directors have declared a final partly franked (25%) dividend for the year of 10 cents per share (2014: 20 cents, 50% franked) to be paid on 1 July 2015. This brings the total partly franked (average of 17.1%) dividend for the year to 21 cents per share (2014: 39 cents, 50% franked). The Record Date for entitlement to the dividend will be 11 June 2015.

ALS Limited Reports Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Full Year Ended March 31, 2015

ALS Limited reported audited consolidated earnings results for the full year ended March 31, 2015. For the year, the company reported revenue from sale of goods was AUD 6.6 million against 5.7 million a year ago. Loss before financing costs and income tax was AUD 87.1 million against profit before financing costs and income tax of AUD 239.8 million a year ago. Loss before income tax was AUD 120.2 million against profit before tax of AUD 213.0 million a year ago. Loss for the period was AUD 172.7 million against AUD 156.6 million a year ago. Loss attributable to equity holders of the company was AUD 174.5 million against profit of AUD 154.4 million a year ago. Diluted loss per share attributable to equity holders was AUD 43.37 against diluted earnings per share attributable to equity holders of AUD 40.68 a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was AUD 215.2 million against AUD 233.9 million a year ago. Payments for property, plant and equipment was AUD 76.5 million against AUD 82.6 million a year ago. Underlying revenue was AUD 1,492.7 million against AUD 1,503.4 million a year ago. EBITDA was AUD 305.4 million against AUD 335.7 million a year ago. EBIT was AUD 222.0 million against AUD 260.1 million a year ago. Underlying EBITDA was AUD 307.0 million against AUD 339.0 million a year ago. Underlying EBIT was AUD 223.3 million against AUD 350.6 million a year ago. Underlying net profit after tax was AUD 135.4 million or 33.6 cents basic and diluted per share against AUD 171.9 million or 45.3 cents diluted per share a year ago. Net debt was AUD 762.2 million against AUD 721.5 million a year ago.

ALS Limited Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter, Second Half and Full Year of 2015

ALS Limited reported unaudited earnings results for the fourth quarter, second half and full year of 2015. The underlying fourth-quarter result was $21.2 million, compared with the fourth-quarter fiscal year 2014 result of $24.0 million. Underlying net profit in second half fiscal year 2015 was $67.3 million against $67.7 million in first half fiscal year 2015 and $71.1 million in second half fiscal year 2014. The stability of earnings over the last three half-year periods is pleasing in that it suggests the company's geographical and market sector diversification is providing some insulation to the current commodities down-cycle. For the year, the company's underlying net profit was $135 million, down 21% on the $172 million underlying result last year.


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