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Anglo American Platinum Posts FY Headline Earnings ‍3.89 Bln Rand


Monday, 19 Feb 2018 

Feb 19 (Reuters) - Anglo American Platinum Ltd ::‍UNIT COST GUIDANCE IN 2018 WILL BE BETWEEN R19,600 AND R20,200 PER PRODUCED PLATINUM OUNCE ​.FY HEADLINE EARNINGS ‍3,886​ MILLION RAND VERSUS 1,867 MILLION RAND YEAR AGO.‍NO MAJOR PROJECT CAPITAL WILL BE COMMITTED IN 2018​.AS AT DEC 31, 2017 NET DEBT ‍1.8 BILLION​ RAND.‍COMMITTED TO ALLOCATING CAPITAL TO PAYING A SUSTAINABLE DIVIDEND BASED ON A PAY-OUT RATIO OF 30% OF NORMALISED HEADLINE EARNINGS​.‍FOR 2018, PROJECT AND STAY-IN-BUSINESS CAPEX FORECAST BETWEEN R4.7 BILLION AND R5.2 BILLION.‍BOARD HAS DECLARED A FINAL CASH DIVIDEND OF R3.49 PER SHARE​.‍PGM PRODUCTION GUIDANCE (METAL-IN-CONCENTRATE) WILL BE 4.75 - 5.0 MILLION PGM OUNCES FOR 2018​.‍FY PGM PRODUCTION 5.0MOZ VERSUS 4.97 MOZ IN 2016​.REFINED PRODUCTION AND SALES VOLUMES IN 2018 WILL BE IN LINE WITH PRODUCTION, BUT LOWER THAN 2017​.