News: James Hardie Industries PLC (JHX.N)

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Thu, Aug 14 2014

James Hardie first quarter profit slides 80 percent, warns of slower U.S. recovery

SYDNEY - Australia's James Hardie Industries PLC , the world's biggest fiber cement products maker, said on Friday its first-quarter earnings tumbled and warned full-year profit will fall short of analyst expectations as the U.S. housing market recovers more slowly than it previously anticipated.

UPDATE 1-James Hardie Q1 profit slides 80 pct, warns of slower US recovery

* Company's FY 2015 outlook below analyst forecasts (Adds profit detail, shares, housing market outlook)

Australia's James Hardie shares slump, touch 4-month lows after profit drop

SYDNEY, Aug 15 - Shares in Australia's James Hardie dropped as much as 7.5 percent to touch four-month lows on Friday after posting an 80 percent fall in fiscal first quarter net profit and revised down its full-year earnings.

James Hardie first quarter profit slides 80 percent, warns of slower U.S. recovery

SYDNEY - James Hardie Industries PLC , the world's biggest fiber cement products maker, on Friday posted an 80 percent fall in fiscal first quarter net profit and revised down its full-year earnings due to an uncertain U.S. economic recovery.

James Hardie Q1 profit slides 80 pct, warns of slower US recovery

SYDNEY, Aug 15 - James Hardie Industries PLC , the world's biggest fiber cement products maker, on Friday posted an 80 percent fall in fiscal first quarter net profit and revised down its full-year earnings due to an uncertain U.S. economic recovery.

UPDATE 1-James Hardie doubles annual profit, sees U.S. housing pickup

* Declares second special dividend in three months (Recasts with net profit, adds details on asbestos)

James Hardie posts 15 pct sales growth, sees U.S. construction improvement

SYDNEY, May 22 - James Hardie Industries Plc , the world's biggest fibre cement products maker, said on Thursday it expects the U.S. housing construction market to improve as it posted a 15 percent jump in fourth quarter sales.

Australia shares seen climbing on weaker Aussie dollar

MELBOURNE, May 20 - Australian shares are set to open higher, buoyed by a weaker Aussie dollar which should lift companies like Amcor, CSL and James Hardie that have large earnings offshore, but sliding iron ore prices are likely to weigh on the big miners. * Local share price index futures rose 0.4 percent to 5,437.0, a 28-point premium to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index close on Monday. The benchmark fell 1.3 percent on Monday. * New Zealand's benchmark NZX 50 index sli

UPDATE 1-Australia's James Hardie to pay special div on Q3 profit rise

SYDNEY, Feb 28 - James Hardie Industries Plc , the world's biggest fibre cement products maker, said on Friday it would pay a special dividend to investors as it booked a 64 percent rise in third-quarter profit thanks to the stronger U.S. housing market.

Australia's James Hardie to pay special div on Q3 profit rise

SYDNEY, Feb 28 - James Hardie Industries Plc , the world's biggest fibre cement company, said on Friday it would pay a special dividend to investors as it booked a 64 percent rise in third-quarter profit thanks to higher sales volumes and prices globally.

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