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Astral Foods Ltd (ARLJ.J)

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Astral Foods Sees HY HEPS To Be Between 882 & 980 Cents Per Share
Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 

April 30 (Reuters) - Astral Foods Ltd ::JSE: ARL - TRADING STATEMENT.ASTRAL FOODS LTD - HY HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE IS EXPECTED TO BE BETWEEN 882 AND 980 CENTS PER SHARE.ASTRAL FOODS - REDUCTION IN HY PROFITABILITY MAINLY RESULT OF HIGHER FEED PRICES, PRODUCTION RELATED COST INCREASES.ASTRAL FOODS - HEPS FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED 31 MARCH 2018 HAS BEEN RESTATED AT 1 959 CENTS PER SHARE, PREVIOUSLY REPORTED AS 1 974 CENTS PER SHARE.  Full Article

Astral Foods Reports Lower Q1 Operating Profit; Sees Cost Pressures Ahead
Tuesday, 5 Feb 2019 

Feb 5 (Reuters) - Astral Foods Ltd ::JSE: ARL - VOLUNTARY OPERATIONAL UPDATE.ASTRAL FOODS LTD - OPERATING PROFIT FOR Q1 OF 2019 FINANCIAL YEAR ENDED 31 DEC 2018, WAS SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER THAN CORRESPONDING PERIOD IN PREVIOUS YEAR.ASTRAL FOODS LTD SEES UPWARD PRESSURE ON MAIZE PRICES WHICH WILL LEADING TO A MATERIAL INCREASE IN FEED COSTS FOR 2019 FINANCIAL YEAR.ASTRAL FOODS LTD - HIGHER FEED INPUT COSTS AND DEPRESSED POULTRY SELLING PRICES HAVE RESULTED IN SIGNIFICANT PRESSURE ON PROFIT MARGINS.ASTRAL FOODS LTD - DISAPPOINTING CONSUMER SPENDING DURING ASTRAL FOODS' Q1 FOR ITS 2019 FINANCIAL YEAR.ASTRAL FOODS LTD - LOWER QTRLY OPERATING PROFIT WILL HAVE NEGATIVE IMPACT ON RESULTS TO BE REPORTED FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING 30 MARCH 2019.ASTRAL FOODS LTD - HIGHER SALES VOLUMES DURING Q1 CULMINATED IN A REDUCTION IN ASTRAL FOODS' POULTRY FINISHED GOODS STOCK LEVELS AT END OF DEC 2018.ASTRAL FOODS LTD - ASTRAL FOODS IS CONTINUING WITH ITS STRATEGY TO UPGRADE AND EXPAND FESTIVE PROCESSING PLANT LOCATED IN MIDRAND.ASTRAL FOODS LTD - INITIAL PHASE OF PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED DURING 2020.  Full Article

Astral Foods Sees FY EPS Up At Least 80 Pct On Previous Year
Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018 

Sept 19 (Reuters) - Astral Foods Ltd ::EARNINGS PER SHARE FOR 12 MONTHS ENDING 30 SEPTEMBER 2018 IS EXPECTED TO BE AT LEAST 80% UP ON PREVIOUS YEAR.INCREASES IN FUEL PRICE ,VAT RATE HAD NEGATIVE IMPACT, WITH CURRENT TRADING CONDITIONS NOT AS FAVOURABLE AS SAME PERIOD OF PREVIOUS YEAR.  Full Article

Astral Foods HY Revenue 6.67 Bln Rand Vs 5.79 Bln Rand
Monday, 14 May 2018 

May 14 (Reuters) - Astral Foods Ltd ::HY REVENUE 6.67 BILLION RAND VERSUS 5.79 BILLION RAND.GROUP'S HEADLINE EARNINGS FOR SIX MONTHS ENDED 31 MARCH 2018 AT R765 MILLION WAS AN INCREASE OF 456%.BOARD HAS DECLARED AN INTERIM DIVIDEND OF R10.00 PER SHARE.GENERAL BUSINESS CONFIDENCE IMPROVED."HIGHLY PATHOGENIC AVIAN INFLUENZA REMAINS A THREAT AND MAJOR CONCERN FOR POULTRY INDUSTRY WITH UPCOMING WINTER SEASON.".HY DILUTED HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE OF R19.72.  Full Article

Astral Foods Sees HY ‍HEPS To Be At Least 1816 Cents/Shr
Monday, 5 Mar 2018 

March 5 (Reuters) - Astral Foods Ltd ::‍RESULTS FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING MARCH 2018 WILL SHOW A MARKED IMPROVEMENT ON THAT OF COMPARATIVE PERIOD ENDED MARCH 2017​.EPS AND HEPS FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING MARCH 2018 ARE EXPECTED TO BE AT LEAST 410% UP ON RESULTS FOR COMPARATIVE PERIOD​.‍FAVORABLE TRADING CONDITIONS EXPERIENCED DURING SECOND HALF OF 2017 FINANCIAL YEAR, CONTINUED INTO FIRST HALF OF 2018 FINANCIAL YEAR.‍EPS FOR SIX MONTHS ENDING MARCH 2018 EXPECTED TO BE AT LEAST 1800 CENTS PER SHARE (2017: 353 CENTS PER SHARE).‍CONFIRMED NO FURTHER INCIDENTS OF BIRD FLU AND RELATED COSTS EXPERIENCED DURING SUMMER MONTHS, WHICH IMPACTED BUSINESS IN H2 2017.‍HEPS FOR 6 MONTHS TO MARCH 2018 TO BE AT LEAST 1816 CENTS PER SHARE (2017: 356 CENTS PER SHARE)​.  Full Article

Astral Foods Updates On Engagement With Shareholders
Thursday, 22 Feb 2018 

Feb 22 (Reuters) - Astral Foods Ltd ::ASTRAL FOODS LTD - FEEDBACK ON ENGAGEMENT WITH SHAREHOLDERS.ASTRAL FOODS- TWO SHAREHOLDERS, HOLDING C7.6 PCT OF VOTEABLE SHARES, PARTICIPATED IN TELEPHONE CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS REMUNERATION POLICY.ASTRAL FOODS LTD - BOTH SHAREHOLDERS INDICATED THAT THEY HAD IN FACT VOTED IN FAVOUR OF ADOPTION OF REMUNERATION POLICY.  Full Article

Astral Foods says FY diluted HEPS up 96.7 pct‍ to 1,897 cents
Monday, 20 Nov 2017 

Nov 20 (Reuters) - ASTRAL FOODS LTD ::FY ‍REVENUE UP 3.3% TO 12.35 BILLION RAND​.FY DILUTED HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE UP 96.7% ‍ TO 1,897 CENTS.‍FY PROFIT BEFORE INCOME TAX OF 1.06 BILLION RAND VERSUS 526.2 MILLION RAND YEAR AGO.‍APPROVED A FINAL DIVIDEND OF 875 CENTS PER ORDINARY SHARE​.  Full Article

Astral Foods sees FY HEPS up between 80-100 pct
Monday, 16 Oct 2017 

Oct 16 (Reuters) - Astral Foods Ltd ::ASTRAL FOODS LTD - EXPECTS HEPS FOR YEAR ENDED SEPT 30 2017 WILL REFLECT AN INCREASE OF BETWEEN 80% AND 100% COMPARED TO PREVIOUS COMPARABLE PERIOD​.‍FY HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE IS EXPECTED TO BE BETWEEN 1 ,737 AND 1,930 CENTS PER SHARE VERSUS 965 CENTS PER SHARE​ YEAR AGO.ASTRAL FOODS - ‍FURTHER IMPROVEMENT IN RESULTS ATTRIBUTABLE TO FACT NO FURTHER LOSSES WERE INCURRED AS RESULT OF OUTBREAK OF AVIAN INFLUENZA FOR REMAINDER OF FY 2017.  Full Article

Astral Foods FY HEPS to be at least 1,592 cents per share
Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Astral Foods Ltd ::ASTRAL FOODS - ‍RESULTS FOR YEAR ENDING SEPTEMBER 2017 ARE EXPECTED TO SHOW A MATERIAL TURNAROUND COMPARED TO THOSE OF SEPTEMBER 2016​.HEPS FOR YEAR ENDING SEPTEMBER 2017 ARE EXPECTED TO BE AT LEAST 65% UP ON RESULTS FOR PREVIOUS YEAR.FY HEPS TO BE AT LEAST 1 592 CENTS PER SHARE (2016: 965 CENTS PER SHARE).  Full Article

Astral Foods says avian influenza infection spread to other sheds on farm
Thursday, 24 Aug 2017 

Aug 24 (Reuters) - ASTRAL FOODS LTD ::INFECTION OF HIGHLY PATHOGENIC AVIAN INFLUENZA HAS SPREAD TO OTHER SHEDS ON FARM.FARM REMAINS UNDER QUARANTINE AND ASTRAL HAS DEPOPULATED AFFECTED SHEDS.CONTINGENCY PLANS HAVE ENSURED CONTINUED SUPPLY OF HATCHING EGGS AND BROILER DAY OLD CHICKS TO BROILER FARMS.TO DATE COST OF MOST RECENT OUTBREAK, TOGETHER WITH COST OF FIRST OUTBREAK AT VILLIERS THAT OCCURRED IN JUNE 2017, AMOUNTS TO R50 MILLION.INFECTION HAS IMPACTED BREEDING STOCK AND NOT BROILER BIRDS DESTINED FOR MEAT PRODUCTION.OUTBREAKS WILL NOT HAVE ANY IMPACT ON BROILER SUPPLY TO ASTRAL'S POULTRY PROCESSING PLANTS OR SUPPLY OF CHICKEN TO MARKET.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-S.African rand, stocks fall as U.S.-China trade war dents risk appetite

JOHANNESBURG, May 13 South Africa's rand weakened on Monday, shedding election- inspired gains, as an escalation in the U.S.-China trade war dented emerging market currencies, while stocks also retreated.