Orica Ltd. manufactures and distributes commercial explosives, blasting systems to the mining and infrastructure markets. It operates through the following business segments: Australia, Pacific and Indonesia, North America, Latin America and Europe, Africa and Asia, Minova and Global Support. The Australia, Pacific and Indonesia, North America, Latin America and Europe, Africa and Asia segment manufacture and supply of commercial explosives and blasting systems including technical services and solutions to the mining and infrastructure markets, and supply of mining chemicals including sodium cyanide for gold extraction. The Minova segment manufacture, supply of specialty bolts, accessories & chemicals for stabilization, ventilation systems in underground mining and civil tunnelling works. The Global Support segment corporate and support costs, which cannot otherwise be allocated to other segments on a reasonable basis, operation of the Botany Groundwater Treatment Plant and non-operating assets. The company was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
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Friday, January 23, 2015
Much like online shopping, the fine art of stock filtering is all about screening against a myriad of personal factors to find your perfect fit. But beware, if the stock doesn’t fit you won’t be able to return it for a refund.
For investors chasing growht stocks, ss useful as historical and current metrics are at identifying a company’s past performance, they won’t indicate what will happen in the future. That’s why stock-picking outfit, Skaffold, overlays historical and current filters with forecast metrics designed to try and predict future performance.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
With net profit, earnings and dividends all in line with forecasts, the big news from Orica’s full year results presentation was the sale of its chemicals business for $750 million.
The sale, which is subject to Australian Foreign Investment Review Board and New Zealand Overseas Investment Office approval, is expected to be completed in the first quarter of calendar year 2015.
Is a special dividend on the cards?
Monday, March 24, 2014
If you take the 170-odd stocks that Skaffold currents rates as investment grade (A1, A2, B1 and B2) and then filter those with both a positive safety margin – trading at a discount to their intrinsic value – that are also forecast to grow their intrinsic value, we’re left with only a handful of stock to invest in. All things considered, these are the best quality companies that value investors could justifiably contemplate buying at current levels.
However, it’s important to remember that the share market is a constantly moving feast, and that companies can move in and out of investment grade status, as measured by the Skaffold Score, each reporting season due to any number of macro influences and company specific dynamics.
So with that in mind, we decided to go in search of companies that could potentially be knocking on the door of investment grade status if their fortunes continue to improve.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Today when you login to Skaffold, navigate to the Skaffold Score Evaluate screen for AMP Limited, Coca-Cola Amatil, Westfield, Rio Tinto or Westpac (they’re just a few companies whose Skaffold Score changed last night). You’ll notice the 2012 columns look a little different. Skaffold’s interim Scores ensure you have access to the latest reported financial information for every company. Skaffold’s Scores are based on past reported results and do not take into consideration future value forecasts. The Scores are completely objective and manufactured independently of human intervention and personal opinion. Continue reading the see a summary of the companies that reported at 30 June and their resulting interim Skaffold Scores.