James Hardie Industries PLC (JHX.AX)
27 Jul 2017
May 18 James Hardie Industries Plc, the world's top fiber cement building materials maker, reported a 13 percent rise in full-year net profit on Thursday as a reduction in compensation payouts for asbestos diseases boosted the bottom line.
May 18 James Hardie Industries Plc, the world’s top fiber cement building materials maker, said its full-year net profit rose 13 percent on robust performance in North America in the fourth quarter.
* Appointed Steven E. Simms as an independent non-executive director of James Hardie effective 14 May 2017 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
SYDNEY, Feb 3 Australia's James Hardie Industries Plc, the world No. 1 maker of fibre cement home panelling, cut its guidance as unexpectedly high production costs hit third-quarter profit, sending its shares down by the most in eight months.
SYDNEY, Feb 3 Australia's James Hardie Industries Plc, the world's biggest maker of fibre cement home panelling, cut its guidance and said third-quarter net profit fell 6 percent, as the company missed manufacturing targets and forecast an uncertain future for the U.S. housing market.
* 9-mnth net profit US$ 232.0 million versus US$ 215.6 million