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sovereign food investments (SOV) Details

Sovereign Food Investments Limited produces and sells poultry products in South Africa. It is involved in breeding, broiler farming, food processing, animal feed milling, and value-added poultry processing and trading activities. The company offers its products under the Country Range and Cater Chicken brands. Sovereign Food Investments Limited was founded in 1948 and is based in Uitenhage, South Africa.

560 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/14/15
Founded in 1948

sovereign food investments (SOV) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: R5.5M
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: R3.2M
Group Executive of Human Resources
Total Annual Compensation: R3.2M
Group Executive of Agriculture
Total Annual Compensation: R4.2M
Executive Director of Products and Executive ...
Total Annual Compensation: R3.2M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

sovereign food investments (SOV) Key Developments

Sovereign Food Investments Limited Provides Earnings Guidance for the Six Months Ending August 31, 2015

Sovereign Food Investments Limited provided earnings guidance for the six months ending August 31, 2015. For the six months, the company expects earnings per share "EPS" and headline earnings per share "HEPS" for the six months ending 31 August 2015 are expected to be at least 155% higher than those of the previous corresponding period, i.e. EPS and HEPS are expected to be at least 70.9 cents compared with 27.8 cents and 71.7 cents compared with 2014: 28.1 cents per share respectively.

Sovereign Food Investments Limited, Annual General Meeting, Aug 12, 2015

Sovereign Food Investments Limited, Annual General Meeting, Aug 12, 2015., at 10:00 South Africa Standard Time. Location: The Company's boardroom, 9 Kruis River Road. Agenda: To transact the business.

Sovereign Food Investments Limited Declares Final Dividend for the Year Ended February 28, 2015, Payable on June 8, 2015; Announces Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended February 28, 2015

The board of Sovereign Food Investments Limited has approved and declared a final dividend with a cover of three times headline earnings in respect of the year ended 28 February 2015, which is 34.0 cents per ordinary share (gross) compared to 15.0 cents per ordinary share declared last year. The dividend is payable to shareholders recorded in the register as shareholders of the company as at the close of business on 5 June 2015. The dividend is payable on June 8, 2015. The company announced audited consolidated earnings results for the year ended February 28, 2015. For the year, the company recorded revenue of ZAR 1,648,631,000 against ZAR 1,391,224,000 a year ago. The Group increased revenue by 19% as a result of, inter alia, increased volumes, food inflation and changes in the product mix. Operating profit before depreciation and impairments was ZAR 145,204,000 against ZAR 99,502,000 a year ago. Profit before finance costs was ZAR 110,896,000 against ZAR 68,616,000 a year ago. Profit before taxation was ZAR 108,103,000 against ZAR 63,805,000 a year ago. Profit after taxation was ZAR 77,596,000 against ZAR 44,847,000 a year ago. Headline earnings per share were 103.3 cents against 60.2 cents a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were 101.9 cents against 58.5 cents a year ago. Diluted headline earnings per share were 103.3 cents against 60.2 cents a year ago. Net cash flow from operating activities was ZAR 124,298,000 against ZAR 62,772,000 a year ago. Due to the increased levels of profitability and despite the additional working capital requirements, cash flow from operating activities. Net cash flow from investing in property, plant and equipment was ZAR 53,842,000 against ZAR 72,929,000 a year ago. Capital expenditure of ZAR 53.8 million compared to ZAR 72.9 million a year ago, including the installation of a carton freezer and portioning equipment, was focused on plant and equipment which will enable the Group to increase the supply of high margin products. EBITDA margin up from 7.2% to 8.8%. Net Asset Value up 11% to 942 cents.


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