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James Hardie Industries says FY net profit $244.4 mln
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 06:03pm EDT 

James Hardie Industries PLC : FY net profit $244.4 million versus $291.3 million . Expects to see moderate growth in the US housing market in fiscal year 2017 . FY net sales from ordinary activities $1.73 billion versus $1.66 billion . Says an FY 2016 second half ordinary dividend of US29.0 cents per security is payable to CUFS holders on 5 August 2016 . Says no dividend reinvestment plan is in operation for this FY 2016 second half dividend . No dividend reinvestment plan is in operation for this FY 2016 second half dividend . Expects to see moderate growth in the US housing market in fiscal year 2017" . Announced a new share buyback program to acquire up to US$100.0 million of its issued capital in the twelve months through May 2017. . Total detached starts expected to range from 100,000 to 110,000 in calendar 2016" . Expects North America, Europe fiber cement segment EBIT to grow for FY 17 . Says "the New Zealand business is expected to deliver improved results" . Expects EBIT margins to remain at high end of target range of 20% to 25% for FY 2017 .  Full Article

James Hardie Industries plc announces pricing of offering of senior notes
Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 08:34pm EST 

James Hardie Industries plc:Announces today the pricing of a previously announced offering of $325.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2023 of its wholly-owned subsidiary, James Hardie International Finance Limited.Says the notes will bear interest at a rate of 5.875 pct per annum.Says the proceeds from the offering will be used for general corporate purposes, including the repayment of about $316.7 million of outstanding borrowings under the bilateral credit facilities and the payment of related transaction fees and expenses.  Full Article

James Hardie declares FY 2015 first half dividend
Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 03:30pm EST 

James Hardie Industries plc:Declares FY 2015 first half ordinary dividend of $0.80 cents per security.Payable on Feb. 27, 2015.Record date Dec. 23.  Full Article

James Hardie Industries plc gives FY 2015 Adjusted net operating profit guidance
Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 05:45pm EDT 

James Hardie Industries plc:Sees FY 2015 Adjusted net operating profit to be between $205 mln and $235 mln.  Full Article