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Astral Foods Ltd (ARLJ.J)

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Astral Foods says FY diluted HEPS up 96.7 pct‍ to 1,897 cents
Monday, 20 Nov 2017 12:05am EST 

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 06:00am EDT 

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 08:30am EDT 

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 02:37am EDT 

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

Astral Foods details financial impact from H5N8 bird flu outbreak
Wednesday, 2 Aug 2017 07:40am EDT 

Aug 2 (Reuters) - Astral Foods Ltd ::‍Direct cost impact of outbreak of Avian Influenza H5N8 at one breeding site amounted to approximately R25 million.Second outbreak isolated, confirmed on Aug 1 in one poultry shed on breeding farm consisting of 48 poultry sheds in Standerton area.Financial impact to date of this second outbreak is still limited.Possible future costs cannot be determined as it depends on whether outbreak will spread further.Is not foreseen at this stage that this incident will impact broiler supply to processing plants or supply of chicken to market.  Full Article

Astral Foods says revenue for six months to March down 0.5 pct
Monday, 15 May 2017 01:05am EDT 

May 15 (Reuters) - Astral Foods Limited ::Headline earnings for six months ended 31 march 2017 at r138 million was down on r299 million for previous year.Revenue for six months decreased marginally by 0,5% to r5 795 million,.Board has declared an interim dividend of 180 cents per share.  Full Article

Astral Foods sees HEPS for six months to March 31 down 50-60 pct
Monday, 3 Apr 2017 09:18am EDT 

Astral Foods Limited : Heps for six months ending 31 march 2017 will reflect a decrease of between 50 pct and 60 pct .Heps is expected to be between 387 cents and 310 cents.  Full Article

Astral Foods says T Delport has resigned as managing director
Wednesday, 1 Mar 2017 08:28am EST 

Astral Foods Limited :T Delport has tendered his resignation as managing director.  Full Article

Astral Foods sees HEPS for six month to March down not more than 75 pct
Monday, 6 Feb 2017 12:05am EST 

Astral Foods Ltd :EPS and HEPS for six months to March 2017 is expected to be at least 194 cents per share (2016: EPS 777 cents per share and HEPS 774 cents per share)..  Full Article

Astral Foods full-year HEPS falls 52.1 pct
Monday, 21 Nov 2016 12:06am EST 

Astral Foods Ltd : Audited Summary Consolidated Results And Dividend Declaration . FY external revenue increased by 6.1 pct to R11.954 billion . Decrease in headline earnings from R780 million for previous year, to R373 million for 2016 financial year . FY basic headline earnings per share down 52.1 percent to 965 cents . Group's operating profit decreased by 50.1 pct to R549 million .Declared a final dividend of 100 cents per share.  Full Article

BRIEF-Astral Foods sees FY HEPS up between 80-100 pct

* 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​