Tuesday 21 February 2017 by FIIG Research Company updates

Company updates – BlueScope, G8 Education, McPherson’s, Sydney Airport, Virgin Australia and more

Plenty of company reporting over the last week with seven companies having posted their 1H17 or full year 2016 results, we announced a new floating rate DirectBond from NAB and PMP announced their merger with IPMG will proceed as planned

BlueScope

BlueScope Steel Limited (BlueScope) posted strong results for its first half 2017, with solid performance across all business segments.

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Capitol Health

Capitol Health Ltd provided preliminary half year results to 31 December 2016.

Main points:

  • 1H17 EBITDA is $9.3m, ahead of ~$8m prior guidance
  • Full year forecast given at EBITDA is $19.5m to $21.5m. Our base case forecast is $18.3m
  • No further detail has been given on the strategic review into reducing debt

Please refer hereExternal link - opens in a new window to view the ASX announcement.

The company will release its audited results to the market on 28 February 2017.

G8 Education

G8 has released its full year 2016 results, and announced an equity raise through CFCG Investment Partners International.

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Integrated Packaging Group (IPG)

According to the AFR, Integrated Packaging Group (IPG) has hired Credit Suisse to assess exit options.

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McPherson’s

McPherson’s has posted good results for 1H17, with solid cash generation and debt reduction.

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New NAB Tier 2 DirectBond

National Australia Bank Ltd (NAB) is one of the four major banks in Australia in terms of market capitalisation and customers. The company provides personal banking and business/corporate banking services, with the company's segments including Australian Banking, NZ Banking, NAB Wealth, and corporate functions and others. NAB’s Australian Banking includes personal banking and business banking offering a range of banking products and services to retail and business customers, ranging from small and medium enterprises to large institutions.

The NAB Tier 2 floating rate bond, maturing in March 2020, is Australian dollar denominated and available to wholesale investors only in minimum parcels of AUD10,000 and denominations of AUD1,000 thereafter.

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NRW Holdings

NRW Holdings Limited (NRW) posted its results for the first half FY2017, noting strong operating results and significant improvement in its financing structure.

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PMP

PMP confirmed its proposed merger with IPMG will proceed as planned, following Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) final decision that it will not oppose the transaction.

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Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport posted its results for the full year 2016, with continuing strong international passenger growth.

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Virgin Australia Holdings

Virgin Australia Holdings Limited (Virgin) posted its results for the first half FY2017, noting weak operating results but countered by ongoing deleveraging.

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