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Last 4,830
Change Today -35.00 / -0.72%
Volume 437.9K
MPT On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Berlin
As of 12:30 PM 08/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

mpact ltd (MPT) Snapshot

Open
$4,800
Previous Close
$4,865
Day High
$4,920
Day Low
$4,501
52 Week High
08/27/15 - $5,033
52 Week Low
10/13/14 - $3,251
Market Cap
8.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
353.9K
EPS TTM
$3.06
Shares Outstanding
165.3M
EX-Date
08/31/15
P/E TM
15.8x
Dividend
$96.00
Dividend Yield
1.99%
Current Stock Chart for MPACT LTD (MPT)

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mpact ltd (MPT) Details

Mpact Limited manufactures and sells paper and plastic packaging products primarily in South Africa. The company operates through Paper and Plastics segments. It offers recycled-based packaging and industrial paper grades, such as containerboards and carton boards; and a range of printed and unprinted converted corrugated products, including boards, which are used to manufacture corrugated packaging, corrugated boxes, die-cut cases, folded glued cases, trays, and point-of-sale displays. The company recycles paper through various recovered paper sources, including pre- and post-consumer material sourced through a multitude of paper pickup programmes. In addition, it manufactures various plastic packaging products comprising polyethylene terephthalate (PET) preforms, bottles, and jars; closures for carbonated soft drinks and water; and plastic jumbo bins, wheelie bins, and plastic pallets and crates. Further, the company plastic packaging products consists of plastic fast moving consumer goods containers, such as bottles, jars, and closures; and styrene and PET trays, fast food containers, and clear plastic films. This segment manufactures plastic packaging products for the food, beverage, personal care, homecare, pharmaceutical, agricultural, and retail markets. Mpact Limited is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.

4,366 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/12/15

mpact ltd (MPT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: R5.7M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: R4.6M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

mpact ltd (MPT) Key Developments

Mpact Limited Announces Interim Cash Dividend Payable on September 7, 2015

Mpact Limited shareholders will be entitled, in respect of all or part of their shareholding, to elect to receive a gross cash dividend of 30 cents per ordinary share in lieu of the Scrip Distribution, which will be paid only to those Shareholders who elect to receive the cash dividend, in respect of all or part of their shareholding, on or before 4 September 2015 (Cash Dividend). The Cash Dividend has been declared from income reserves. A dividend withholding tax of 15% will be applicable to all Shareholders not exempt therefrom, after deduction of which the net cash dividend is 25.50 cents per Mpact ordinary share. Dividend payments made on September 7, 2015. The company paid 26 cents per share in the same period a year ago.

Mpact Limited Reports Consolidated Unaudited Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Effective Tax Rate Guidance for the Full Year 2015

Mpact Limited reported consolidated unaudited earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2015. For the period, the company reported revenue of ZAR 4,413.9 million compared with ZAR 3,983.4 million for the same period last year. Operating profit was ZAR 342.4 million compared with ZAR 270.0 million for the same period last year. Profit before tax was ZAR 289.5 million compared with ZAR 213.5 million for the same period last year. Profit for the period from continuing operations was ZAR 228.4 million compared with ZAR 149.5 million for the same period last year. Profit attributable to Equity holders of Mpact was ZAR 221.7 million or 134.2 cents diluted per share compared with ZAR 149.5 million or 91.2 cents diluted per share for the same period last year. Net cash inflow from operating activities was ZAR 264.9 million compared with ZAR 181.8 million for the same period last year. Investment in property, plant and equipment was ZAR 512.1 million compared with ZAR 312.9 million for the same period last year. Diluted and underlying earnings per share were 134.2 cents compared to 91.2 cents in June 2014. Diluted headline earnings per share for the period were 133.3 cents compared to 90.8 cents June 2014. Net asset value per share 2,021.0 cents compared to 1,799.2 cents a year ago. Net debt at 30 June 2015 was ZAR 1.7 billion, an increase of 22.8% from 30 June 2014 due mainly to investments in major capital projects. ROCE for the period improved to 17.9% compared to 16.9% in June 2014. It is anticipated that the effective tax rate for the full year will be at a similar level to the interim period.

Mpact Limited Provides Earnings Guidance for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2015

Mpact Limited provided earnings guidance for the six months ended 30 June 2015. For the period the company expects EPS 131 cents to 139 cents per share, or a 43% to 51% increase and HEPS 131 cents to 139 cents per share, or a 43% to 52% increase. Underlying EPS 131 cents to 139 cents per share, or a 43% to 51% increase. The expected increase in EPS is due to an improved trading performance and a lower effective tax rate compared to the prior year comparable period. Group revenue for the six months ended 30 June 2015 increased by 10.8% when compared to the same period last year, while the recognition of deferred tax on previously unrecognised tax losses resulted in a lower effective tax rate.

 

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