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Last 4,120
Change Today -120.00 / -2.83%
Volume 812.2K
SAP On Other Exchanges
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sappi limited (SAP) Snapshot

Open
$4,170
Previous Close
$4,240
Day High
$4,268
Day Low
$4,105
52 Week High
02/24/15 - $5,279
52 Week Low
07/6/15 - $3,610
Market Cap
21.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.6M
EPS TTM
$0.31
Shares Outstanding
522.5M
EX-Date
11/10/11
P/E TM
9.6x
Dividend
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sappi limited (SAP) Details

Sappi Limited manufactures and sells dissolving wood pulp, paper pulp, and paper based solutions to direct and indirect customers worldwide. It offers coated woodfree paper used for marketing promotions and brochures, catalogues, corporate communications materials, direct mail, textbooks, and magazines; uncoated woodfree paper used for business forms, business stationery, tissues, photocopy paper, books, brochures, and magazines, as well as cut-size, preprint, and office paper; specialty paper used in bags, labels, and flexible and rigid packaging applications; and release paper for use in textile, automotive, furniture, and engineering film markets. The company also provides coated mechanical fiber based paper primarily used for magazines, catalogues, and advertising materials; and newsprint paper for use in advertising inserts and newspapers. In addition, it offers packaging paper products, which comprise containerboards, sackkraft, and machine glazed kraft used for primary and secondary packaging of fast moving consumer goods, and agricultural and industrial products. Further, the company provides paper pulp used in the production of printing, writing, and packaging paper; and dissolving wood pulp paper for the manufacture of viscose staple fibers, solvent spun fibers, and filaments, as well as for conversion into chemical derivatives of cellulose. Additionally, it offers sawn timber for construction and furniture manufacturing purposes. Sappi Limited’s customers include printers, publishers, corporate end-users, merchants, suppliers, and converters. The company was formerly known as South African Pulp and Paper Industries Limited and changed its name to Sappi Limited in 1973. Sappi Limited was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Braamfontein, South Africa.

13,064 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/21/14
Founded in 1936

sappi limited (SAP) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: $731.1K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: $534.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

sappi limited (SAP) Key Developments

Sappi Limited Announces Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended June 2015; Provides CapEX Guidance for the Fourth Quarter and Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2015

Sappi Limited announced earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended June 2015. Earnings per share, excluding special items, were $0.02. Profit for the period, taking into account all the special items, was $4 million versus $17 million last year. EBITDA, excluding special items, was $109 million versus $140 million last year. As on date, net debt was $1,917 million against $2,286 million for the same period a year ago. Basic earnings per share were 1 cent against 3 cents for the same period a year ago. EPS excluding special items was 2 cents against 2 cents per share a year ago. Return on average equity was 1.4% against 5.9% a year ago. Net cash generation for the quarter was $25 million, compared to $44 million net cash utilized in the equivalent quarter last year. The improvement in cash generation was primarily due to lower working capital and interest costs during the quarter. Capital expenditure was $49 million and mainly related to maintenance and efficiency improvement projects. Profit before taxation was $12 million against $27 million a year ago. Diluted headline earnings per share were 1 cent against 9 cents per share a year ago. Sales are $1,272 million compared to $1,484 million a year ago. For nine months, the company reported sales of $3,987 million against $4,556 million a year ago. EBITDA excluding special items was $424 million against $458 million a year ago. Profit was $84 million or 16 cents basic per share against $67 million or 13 cents basic per share a year ago. EPS excluding special items was 18 cents against 10 cents per share a year ago. Return on average equity was 10.4% against 7.8% a year ago. Operating profit excluding special items was $221 million against $222 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was $119 million against $100 million a year ago. Diluted headline earnings per share were 16 cents against 17 cents per share a year ago. For the fourth quarter of 2015, the company expects capital expenditure is expected to be approximately $80 million and is focused largely on maintenance projects and efficiency improvement investments. For the full year 2015, the company expects CapEx it to be also within that $300 million. Earnings per share for the full year is expected to be substantially better than that of the prior year.

Sappi Limited, Q3 2015 Earnings Call, Aug 07, 2015

Sappi Limited, Q3 2015 Earnings Call, Aug 07, 2015

Borregaard and Sappi Announce 20,000 Tonnes Capacity Expansion at Lignin Joint Venture in South Africa

Borregaard and Sappi have decided to increase the lignin production capacity by 20,000 tonnes at LignoTech South Africa. The added volume will be marketed to the joint venture company's existing applications and geographical markets. The investment by LignoTech is estimated at ZAR 105 million (approx. NOK 70 million), and the project is expected to be completed in 2017.

 

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