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BlueScope Steel Limited manufactures and distributes flat steel products in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, North America, and internationally. The company operates through six segments: Coated & Industrial Products Australia; Building Components & Distribution Australia; New Zealand & Pacific Steel Products; Global Building Solutions; Building Products ASEAN, North America & India; and Hot Rolled Products North America. It provides steel slabs, hot and cold rolled coils, steel plates, and value-added metallic coated and painted products. The company also provides iron sands; metal coated and painted steel building products, such as COLORBOND pre-painted steel and ZINCALUME zinc/aluminum alloy-coated steel; GALVABOND and GALVASPAN steel; and LYSAGHT range of steel building products, including roof and wall cladding, steel house framing, rainwater products, fencing, and structural products, such as purlins and flooring systems, meshes and walkways, and home improvement products, as well as other building products under the Z-NAL, TruZinc, and SPECTRASCAPE brands. In addition, it is involved in metal coating, painting, roll-forming, and distribution operations for the residential and non-residential building and construction industries; and providing steel products to the building and construction, automotive and transport, white goods, manufacturing, general manufacturing, agriculture, and mining industries. Further, the company offers engineered building solutions under the BUTLER, VARCO PRUDEN, and PROBUILD brands. The company was formerly known as BHP Steel Limited and changed its name to BlueScope Steel Limited in November 2003. BlueScope Steel Limited was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

Founded in 1885

bluescope steel ltd (BSL) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, E...
Total Annual Compensation: A$2.8M
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.2M
Chief Executive of Bluescope Australia and Ne...
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.5M
Chief Executive of Building Products and Chie...
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.3M
Chief Executive of Global Building Solutions
Total Annual Compensation: A$682.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

bluescope steel ltd (BSL) Key Developments

Ron McNeilly Retires as Deputy Chairman of BlueScope Steel Limited, Effective from April 07, 2015

BlueScope Steel Limited announced the retirement of Deputy Chairman, Mr. Ron McNeilly, with effect from April 07, 2015.

BlueScope Steel Limited Presents at Credit Suisse 18th Annual Asian Investment Conference 2015, Mar-23-2015

BlueScope Steel Limited Presents at Credit Suisse 18th Annual Asian Investment Conference 2015, Mar-23-2015 . Venue: Conrad Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

BlueScope Steel Limited Approves Fully Franked Interim Dividend, Payable on April 1, 2015; Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Half Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Half of Fiscal 2015; Provides Capex Guidance for the Year 2015

BlueScope Steel Limited has approved payment of a fully franked interim dividend of three cents per share. The interim dividend will have attached 100% franking credits and imputation credits for Australian and New Zealand tax purposes respectively. Relevant dates for the interim dividend are as follows: Ex-dividend share trading commences on March 3, 2015. Record date for dividend is March 5, 2015. Payment date of interim dividend is April 1, 2015. The company announced consolidated earnings results for the first half ended December 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported total revenue of AUD 4,361.8 million compared to AUD 3,998.9 million a year ago. Reported EBITDA was AUD 349.9 million compared to AUD 255.7 million a year ago, raised by 37%. Underlying EBITDA was AUD 334.0 million compared to AUD 301.1 million a year ago, raised by 11%. Reported EBIT was AUD 185.6 million compared to AUD 91.0 million a year ago, raised by 104%. Underlying EBIT was AUD 169.7 million compared to AUD 136.4 million a year ago, raised by 24%. Reported NPAT attributable to BSL holders was AUD 92.7 million compared to AUD 3.7 million a year ago. Underlying NPAT attributable to BSL holders was AUD 79.6 million compared to AUD 49.1 million a year ago. Earnings per share were 16.6 cents compared to 0.7 cents a year ago. Reported profit from ordinary activities before income tax was AUD 148.9 million compared to AUD 62.8 million a year ago. Underlying profit from ordinary activities before income tax was AUD 137.0 million compared to AUD 108.2 million a year ago. Underlying earnings per share was 14 cents compared to 0.9 cents a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was AUD 149.6 million compared to AUD 127.4 million a year ago. Payments for property, plant and equipment was AUD 165.3 million compared to AUD 114.5 million a year ago. At 31 December 2014 net debt was AUD 408 million, with gearing at 8%, as the company continues to focus on maintaining a strong balance sheet. The company expects second half year of fiscal 2015 underlying EBIT higher than second half year of fiscal 2014 by up to 20%. The company expects second half year of fiscal 2015 underlying net finance costs, underlying tax rate and profit attributable to outside equity interest to be similar to first half year of fiscal 2015. Expectations are subject to spread, FX and market conditions. The company expects the second half to be better than a year ago. The company expects to be about 90,000 tons impact on the second half of 2015. For the year 2015, the company forecast CapEx at approximately AUD 450 million for fiscal 2015.


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