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 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, 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.
In Q4 2021, NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK) increased sales by 8% qoq to 4.5 m t as output grew by 16% qoq to 4.5 m t.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, announces today that the FTSE Russel agency has revised NLMK’s FTSE4Good rating upwards from 3.4 to 4.3 (with a maximum of 5.0) following its regular review. With this new rating, NLMK Group now ranks among the top 3% of steelmaking companies with the most sustainable practices (outstripping 97% of participating companies)
In Q3 2017, steel output increased by 6% qoq to 4.4 m t (+8% yoy); capacity utilization rate increased to 100%. NLMK Group sales grew by 1% qoq and yoy to 4.24 m t.
In Q2 2017, NLMK Group sales grew by 13% qoq and 5% yoy to 4.2 m t. Steel output** totaled 4.1 m t (-2% qoq), with facilities running at 98% capacity.
In 1Q 2017, NLMK Group sales grew by 1% qoq to 3.7 m t. Steel output* totaled 4.2 m t (flat qoq), with facilities running at 96% capacity.
In 2016, NLMK Group steel output* increased by 4% yoy to a record 16.6 m t; sales totaled 15.9 m t (stable yoy). Group steelmaking capacities in 2016 were running at 96%, up by 3 p.p. yoy. 4Q 2016 sales totaled 3.6 m t (-4% yoy); steel output grew by 8% yoy to 4.2 m t.
Q3 2016 NLMK Group sales increased 7% qoq to 4.2 m t. Steel output was 4.0 m t (-4% qoq). In 9M 2016 Group steel output and sales increased by 2% yoy to a record high 12.3 m t. 9M 2016 capacity utilization rate was up by 1 p.p. to 95%.
Q2 2016 NLMK Group steel output reached a record at 4.2 million tonnes, with capacity utilization growing to 100%. NLMK Long Products Division and NLMK Group’s foreign companies posted double-digit growth in output.
NLMK (LSE: NLMK) will be announcing its consolidated IFRS results for Q2 2021 on Thursday, July 22, 2021.
At the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholder (EGM) held on 11 June 2021, NLMK shareholders approved the payment of Q1 2021 dividends of RUB 7.71 per share.
At the Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting (AGM) held on 29 April 2021, NLMK shareholders approved the payment of FY2020 dividends of 21.64 rubles per share. Considering the previously paid interim dividends, the amount outstanding to be paid for Q4 2020 is 7.25 rubles per share.
NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK) increased its revenue by 20% qoq to $2.9 bn, EBITDA totalled $1.2 bn (+31% qoq), EBITDA margin increased to 41% (+4 p.p. qoq).
In Q4 2020, NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK) increased its revenue by 7% qoq to $2.4 bn with EBITDA reaching $890 m. At year-end, EBITDA amounted to $2.6 bn, gaining 3%, with EBITDA margin reaching 29% (+5 p.p. yoy).
At a meeting held on 11 February 2021, NLMK Group's (LSE: NLMK) Board of Directors recommended the Company's shareholders to approve Q4'20 dividends of RUB 7.25 per share.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, will be participating in the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). From 31st October to 12th November 2021, world leaders and business representatives will meet in Glasgow to discuss programmes aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, green financing, and global carbon market development.
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.
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 utilizes secondary resources – steelmaking by-product gases – to reduce its fossil fuel consumption, cutting its annual greenhouse gas emissions by 3.5 million tonnes of СО2.
The project will enable a 10-fold decrease in air dust concentration in the working zone and halve gross atmospheric emissions. Investment in the project will total approximately RUB 700 million. All works are scheduled for completion by the end of 2021.
Stoilensky Mining and Beneficiation Plant, an NLMK Group company, is currently implementing a project that will enable a dramatic reduction in dust formation at the tailings dam dry beaches, where empty rock is stored after ore beneficiation.
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 (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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