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rcl foods ltd/south africa (RCL) Details

RCL Foods Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the food business in South Africa. The company operates in five segments: Foodcorp, Rainbow, TSB, Vector, and Zambian operations. It processes and markets chicken under the Rainbow, Farmer Brown, Rainbow FoodSolutions, Epol, and Cobb brand names. The company also manufactures, markets, and distributes a range of food products comprising grain and edible oil-based products, sorghum, peanut butter, rusks, and pet foods, as well as salad dressings, dips, and spreads; meat pies under the Pieman’s brand; and ready-to-eat products, such as sandwiches, muffins, desserts, snack foods, scones, rye breads, cake products, pastries, and croissants. In addition, it produces maize based health drink under the Mageu No 1, Smooth, Phuzimpilo, and Mnandi brands; and operates seven bakeries, one flour mill, and one maize mill. Further, the company engages in the production, marketing, sale, and distribution of sugar under the Selati brand; and manufactures animal feed from by-products of the sugar manufacturing process under the Molatek brand. Additionally, it provides third-party logistics services for frozen goods. The company was formerly known as Rainbow Chicken Limited and changed its name to RCL Foods Limited in August 2013. RCL Foods Limited was founded in 1960 and is based in Westville, South Africa. RCL Foods Limited is a subsidiary of Remgro Limited.

17,958 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/2/14
Founded in 1960

rcl foods ltd/south africa (RCL) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, E...
Total Annual Compensation: R7.9M
Chief Financial Officer, Financial Director, ...
Total Annual Compensation: R3.6M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

rcl foods ltd/south africa (RCL) Key Developments

RCL Foods Limited Declares Interim Gross Cash Dividend for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2014, Payable on April 20, 2015

The directors of RCL Foods Limited have resolved to declare an interim gross cash dividend of 15.0 cents per share for the six months ended December 31, 2014 (2013: nil). The dividend is payable on April 20, 2015 to the recorded shareholders on April 17, 2015. Ordinary shares trade ex dividend is April 13, 2015.

RCL Foods Limited Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2014

RCL Foods Limited reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported ZAR 12,029,301,000 against ZAR  8,669,470,000 a year ago. Operating profit was   ZAR 866,114,000 against ZAR 443 049,000 a year ago. Profit before tax was  ZAR  817,837,000 against 37,594,000 a year ago. Profit after tax from continuing operations was ZAR  594,046,000 against ZAR 19,994,000 a year ago. Profit attributable to equity shareholders of the company was  ZAR 612,758,000 against ZAR  13,096,000 a year ago. Basic earnings per share - diluted from continuing operations was ZAR  70.4 against ZAR  4.7 a year ago. Headline earnings per share – was  diluted from continuing operations ZAR  69.8 against ZAR  4.7 a year ago. Cash available from operating activities was  ZAR  445,252,00 against ZAR   667,910,000 a year ago. EBITDA was ZAR   1,206,059,000 against ZAR 688,277,000 a year ago.  The decrease in revenue was impacted by a seven week strike at the Speciality division (ZAR 70.3 million) as well as a poor trading performance from the Milling division. Capital expenditure for the six month period was ZAR   345.5 million against 2013 of ZAR  184.0 million. RCL Foods' headline EBITDA increased by 73.7% from ZAR 688.3 million to ZAR 1,195.5 million with the associated margin increasing from 7.9% to 9.9%.

RCL Foods Limited Provides Earnings Guidance for the Interim Period Ended December 31, 2014

RCL Foods Limited provided earnings guidance for the interim period ended December 31, 2014. For the period, the company expects that its earnings per share and headline earnings per share will be between 60 cents and 80 cents versus the earnings per share and headline earnings per share of 2.3 cents for the interim period ended December 31, 2013.


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