ALROSA supervision council recommended the holders to approve the payment of the 2013-dividends in the total volume of 10.826bn rub. (1.47 rub./common stock), the company informed.
The remained part of the net profit can be spent on the realization of the investment programs.
ALROSA (TIN 1433000147) is one of the leading diamond producers in the world. It covers 97% of the total amount of the diamonds produced in Russia and about 25% in the world. The Company includes ECO ALROSA, ALROSA Diamonds, Aikhalsky, Mirninsky, Udachninsky and Nyurbinsky GOKs. The 2010-sales reached $3.483bn.
The Russian government holds 50.9%; Sakha Republic (Yakutia) government 40%. The share capital is equal to 3.682bn rub. split in 272726 common stocks of 13502.5 rub. par.
The 2013 net profit declined (IAS) 5% to 31.837bn rub. from 33.634bn rub. prior year; revenues rose 12% to 168.505bn rub. from 150.88bn rub.; EBITDA - 12% to 69.1bn rub.; the output moved up 7% to 36.9mln carat.
The 2013 net profit moved down (RAS) 10.21% to 35.601bn rub. from 39.651bn rub. prior year; revenues added 6.76% to come to 138.225bn rub.
from 129.478bn rub.; profit from sales - 3.12% to 53.466bn rub. from 51.846bn rub.; pretax profit moved down 9.84% to 43.405bn rub. from 48.141bn rub.