NLMK Lipetsk has embarked on stove overhauls at Blast Furnace No. 4 with a capacity of 2.1 million tonnes of pig iron per year. The project will enable a 98% reduction in carbon oxide (CO) emissions.
NLMK Group's Board of Directors recommended NLMK shareholders to approve Q3'21 dividend in the amount of RUB 13.33 per share at the Extraordinary General Shareholder Meeting (EGM) which will be held on 26 November 2021.
NLMK Group’s EBITDA (LSE, MOEX: NLMK) in Q3 2021 increased by 11% qoq to $2.3 bn; EBITDA margin was 50%. Free cash flow (FCF) reached $1.1 bn. The Board of Directors recommended approving Q3 2021 dividends in the amount of 13.33 RUB/share (100% of the FCF).
Institutional Investor, a leading global finance magazine, has recognized NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK) as the leader in investor relations, with the highest rating among 350 companies from developing countries in the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa).
International audit firm Deloitte has verified NLMK Lipetsk’s 2020 greenhouse gas emissions data in line with the methodology used in the EU.
NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK) today announces that its Q3 2021 sales totalled 4.1 m t (-4% qoq). Sales in export markets grew by 2% qoq to 1.4 m t amid stable demand
NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK), a vertically integrated steelmaker, has published today its preliminary Q1 2019 operating results.
In 2018, NLMK Group sales grew to 17.6 m t, up 7% yoy. Steel output grew by 2% yoy to 17.5 m t. Steel capacity utilization rate was 99%.
In Q3 2018, steel output grew by 1% qoq to 4.4 m t (flat yoy); capacity utilization rate remained high at 99%. Group sales in Q3 2018 grew by 1% qoq to 4.4 m t (+4% yoy).
In Q2 2018, steel output grew by 1% to 4.38 m t (+6% yoy); capacity utilization rate grew by 1 p.p. qoq to 99%. Group sales in Q2 2018 totaled 4.38 m t (+6% qoq; +4% yoy).
In Q1 2018, steel output totaled 4.33 m t, flat qoq (+3% yoy). Capacity utilization rate grew by 3 p.p. to 99%. Group sales in Q1 2018 totaled 4.15 m t, which is 13% higher than in Q1 2017 (-5% qoq).
In 2017, NLMK Group steel output increased by 3% yoy to 17.1 m t. Group steelmaking capacities were running at 98%. NLMK Group sales in 2017 grew to 16.5 m t, which is 3% higher than in 2016.
Loan participation notes issued by Steel Funding DAC (the “Issuer”) for the purpose of funding loans to Novolipetsk Steel (“NLMK”) due 15 June 2023, 21 September 2024, 30 May 2026 and 2 June 2026 (the “Notes”).
At NLMK Group’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on 30 June 2022, NLMK shareholders resolved not to pay FY2021 dividends, following the recommendation of the Board of Directors.
At a meeting held on 6 June 2022, NLMK Board of Directors annulled its resolution adopted on 2 February 2022 regarding the amount of Q4 2021 dividends (RUB 12.18 per share) and recommended shareholders not to pay out dividends for the period.
NLMK Group (LSE, MOEX: NLMK) reports that in Q4 2021 its EBITDA1 totalled $1.8 bn, with EBITDA margin reaching 38%. Free cash flow (FCF) reached $0.8 bn. The Board of Directors recommended approving Q4 2021 dividends in the amount of 12.18 RUB/share (113% of FCF).
At a meeting held on 2 February 2022, NLMK Group's Board of Directors recommended NLMK shareholders to approve Q4'21 dividends in the amount of RUB 12.18 per share.
At the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholder (EGM) held on 26 November 2021, NLMK shareholders approved the payment of Q3 2021 dividends of RUB 13.33 per share. The date upon which the shareholders entitled to Q3 2021 dividends will be determined was set as 7 December 2021
NLMK Group, a global steel company, has topped the Russian Business Leaders Awards organized by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, receiving recognition for its projects aimed at combatting COVID-19.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, has published its 2020 Annual Report on the UK National Storage Mechanism website.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, ranked first in the sustainable development rating for Russian steelmaking companies compiled by RAEX-Europe. This rating assesses the leading Russian companies in the industry based on their 2019 performance.
In order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and in line with the new provisions of Russian laws stipulating the possibility of holding Annual General Shareholders’ Meetings in 2021 by absentee voting, NLMK’s Board of Directors has resolved to hold the NLMK AGM on 2020 results on April 29, 2021 in the format of absentee voting. The list of persons eligible to participate in the AGM will be settled based on the Shareholder Register as on 5 April 2021.
NLMK Group has improved its standing in the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia and National Rating Agency’s Environmental Transparency Rating of Mining & Metals Companies. NLMK ranked sixth, improving its standing by three positions compared to 2019.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, was ranked among Top 5 most competitive global steel companies in the Global Steel Competitiveness Ranking, established by World Steel Dynamics (WSD), a global research institution for the steel industry.
NLMK Lipetsk has commissioned a 10,000 m2 automated warehouse complex as part of its efforts to boost the efficiency of its production processes. The complex will enable 24/7 supply of spare parts, components, and consumables to repair shops, reducing internal order completion time by a factor of four.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, and Rosenergoatom (part of the Electric Power Division of Rosatom State Corporation), a leading Russian generation company, have signed a partnership agreement on low carbon power energy supplies.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, the Belgorod Region administration, and the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade have signed a Memorandum of Intent for a project to construct a new metals and mining facility at the Stoilensky Mining and Beneficiation plant.
Novolipetsk Steel (“NLMK”) hereby informs the holders of the 4.00 per cent. loan participation notes due 2024 (ISIN: XS1577953174, US85812RAA77) (the “Notes”) that (i) on 21 September 2022 NLMK made the scheduled coupon payment to the holders of the Notes whose rights are recorded by Russian depositories, and (ii) on 26 September 2022 (having received the required authorization from the Ministry of Finance of Russia) NLMK transferred the amount equivalent to the balance of the coupon payment to the account of the Issuer of the Notes (Steel Funding D.A.C.) with the Principal Paying Agent (Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch), which was supposed to be on-transferred by the Principal Paying Agent to the international clearing systems for distribution to the holders of the Notes via these systems.
NLMK Group, an international steel company, is pleased to announce that Expert RA has assigned it the credit rating of ruAAA with a stable outlook.
NLMK Group hereby informs that Expert RA has withdrawn NLMK’s credit rating following the expiration of the rating services agreement. NLMK Group plans to resume activities on initial credit rating assignment in the nearest future.
Considering the analysis of Q1 2022 performance and trends on the ferrous metallurgy market in early Q1 2022, the 2022 output of Russian ferrous metallurgy companies is expected to decrease year-on-year by more than 11 m t (-15%). The maximum decrease is expected in H2 2022, over 9 m t (-26%) vs. H2 2021
NLMK Group announces that Fitch Ratings has downgraded NLMK Group’s long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating from BBB (stable outlook) to B (rating watch negative). The rating action follows the agency’s downgrade of Russia’s sovereign ratings on 2 March 2022.
NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK), an international steelmaking company with operations in Russia, the USA, and the European Union, is pleased to inform you that it has published its 2022 financial calendar on its web-site. Please note that dates are preliminary and subject to change.
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