Glencore posts lossChristian Fernsby ▼ | February 18, 2020
Glencore reported today that its fiscal 2019 net loss attributable to equity holders was $404 million, compared to last year's profit of $3.41 billion. Loss per share was $0.03, compared to profit of $0.24 a year ago.
Glencore The latest results included $2.8 billion of impairment charges
Funds from operations or FFO declined 32 percent to $7.87 billion from $11.60 billion a year ago.
Adjusted EBITDA declined 26 percent to $11.60 billion. Adjusted EBIT dropped 55 percent to $4.15 billion.
Revenue declined to $215.11 billion from $220.52 billion last year.
Further, the company recommended 2020 base distribution of $0.20 per share, payable in two equal instalments.
Separately, the company updated its performance against position statement and disclosed a Scope 3 emissions projection for its business.
The company said it projects a c.30 percent reduction in Absolute Scope 3 emissions by 2035. This includes natural depletion of oil and coal resource base over time.
Further, the company said it is on track to achieve a near doubling its first GHG reduction target of reducing emissions intensity by at least 5 percent by 2020 compared to a 2016 base line. The company expects to achieve a c.10 percent reduction.
New longer term Scope 1 and 2 targets that support the Paris goals will be announced during 2020. ■