Harmony's (HMY) FY21 Earnings & Revenues Rise Year Over Year
Harmony's (HMY) fiscal 2021 results benefit from increase in gold production and average gold prices.
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited HMY posted adjusted earnings of 60 cents per share for fiscal 2021 (ended Jun 30, 2021) against a loss of 10 cents recorded in the year-ago period.
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise
Revenues and Costs
In fiscal 2021, revenues increased 45.2% to $2,710 million from $1,867 million registered a year ago. Average gold prices received during the period rose roughly 18% year over year to $1,719 per ounce (oz).
Gold production was around 1.54 million oz for the fiscal, up around 26% year over year.
Cash operating costs per oz declined 10% to $1,213. All-in-sustaining costs (AISC) declined 13% year over year to $1,460 per oz.
As of Jun 30, 2021, cash and cash equivalents declined from $367 in the year-ago period to $198 million. Cash flow from operating activities surged 99% year over year to $597 million in fiscal 2021.
Net debt was $38 million at the end of fiscal 2021, down around 52% year over year.
Harmony Gold plans to produce 1.55-1.63 million oz of gold in fiscal 2022. The company also expects an all-in sustaining cost between R765,000/kg-R800,000/kg. Underground recovered grade is forecast in the range of 5.40-5.57g/t.
Shares of Harmony have declined 37.3% in the past year compared with 28.2% fall of the industry.
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Zacks Rank & Key Picks
Harmony currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
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