KSG Agro in January-September 2019 saw $10 million of net profit, which is almost 4.5 times more than a year ago.
According to unaudited interim condensed consolidated financial statements of the holding posted on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE), its revenue over the period fell by 11.3%, to $17.76 million.
KSG in January-September of this year reduced gross profit by 58.3% compared to the same period in 2018, to $ 1.86 million, operating – by 41.2%, to $2.54 million.
KSG’s revenue in the crop production segment for the reporting period decreased 32.2%, to $7.8 million. In particular, from the sale of sunflower oil the company saw $4.9 million, wheat $1.6 million, rapeseed $0.5 million, barley $0.5 million and sorghum $0.2 million
Over the first nine months of 2019, KSG’s revenue in the livestock segment decreased 1.7%, to $5.8 million (last year, sales of cows were included in the segment’s revenue, later KSG sold cattle and focused on pig breeding), pig sales remained at the January-September 2018 level and amounted to 72,000 heads.
The total assets of the agricultural holding as of September 30, 2019 amounted to $75.7 million compared with $53.2 million as of December 31, 2018.
In 2019, the group completed the restructuring of its core loans. In particular, In February 2019, the Group has restructured its debt under the loan from Big Dutchman Pig Equipment. The remaining balance was repaid in full. In July 2019, the group has finalized restructuring terms for an overdue loan from Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg (LBBW) in the total amount as at December 31, 2018, including interest, of $9.9 million. As a result, the group’s debt under the loan was reduced to EUR 3.2 million. At the date these financial statements are being issued, the remaining balance is $3.3 million
The group’s long-term liabilities as of September 30, 2019 amounted to $19.1 million compared with $20.5 million as of December 31, 2018, current liabilities as of September 30, 2019 amounted to $52.5 million compared with $49.1 million as of December 31, 2018.
As of the reporting date, KSG has completed its 2019 harvesting campaign and is sowing winter crops. As of September 30, 2019, the group harvested 14,500 tonnes of wheat, 12,200 tonnes of sunflower, 3,900 tonnes of barley, 2,800 tonnes of corn and 1,100 tonnes of rapeseed.