Exxaro, South Africa’s biggest coal producer, said on Thursday its adjusted full-year earnings fell 6 percent in 2014 due to an impairment charge of R5.8bn ($490.9 million) related to an iron ore project in the Congo Republic.
Diluted headline earnings per share totalled 1,368 cents compared to 1,459 cents in the previous year, the company said in a statement.
* FY headline EPS of 1 372 cents, down 6%
* Final dividend of 210 cents per share, total dividend of 470 cents per share, down 15%
* FY coal exports at 5,3 million tonnes, up 19%
* Group consolidated revenue increased by 21% to r16,401 million for year ended 31 December 2014