RusHydro announces 9 months 2013 RAS results
JSC RusHydro (MOEX, LSE: HYDR; OTCQX: RSHYY) announces its non-consolidated financial results under Russian accounting standards (RAS) for the nine months of 2013.
Key financials for the 3Q and 9M 2012/2013 under RAS (in RUB mn)[i]
In the 9 months of 2013, revenue increased by 19% to RUB 81,009 mn as compared to RUB 68,276 mn for the same period of 2012. The underlying factors behind the change in revenue were:
As illustrated in the table below (RUB mn), the dominant share of revenues comes from electricity and capacity sales:
Operating expenses increased by 2% to RUB 41,798 mn as compared to the same period of 2012.
Operating expenses (in RUB mn)
Major factors of change in operating expenses were:
As a result, operating profit for the reporting period increased by 44% as compared to last year to RUB 39,211 mn.
Other revenue for the 9 months of 2013 was RUB 3,026 mn, other expenses stood at RUB 8,861 mn. The largest portion of other expenses was expenses associated with reserves in the amount of RUB 3,273; and a provision for mark-to-market revaluation of listed equity stakes in the amount of RUB 2,814 mn, of which shares of Inter RAO UES account for RUB 2,790 mn.
EBITDA increased by 36% to RUB 48,055 mn.
RusHydro's net profit for the reporting period increased by 39% to RUB 27,652 mn. Net profit adjusted for non-cash items was RUB 32,624 mn, a 45% increase as compared to last year.
RusHydro's key financial position indicators as of September 30th, 2013
The Company's total assets increased by RUB 63,395 mn as of September 30th, 2013, or 8% against the similar figure as of December 31st, 2012, reaching RUB 817,174 mn.
The growth in assets in January-September 2013 was mainly a result of depositing in banks of proceeds from domestic bonds placement in the amount of RUB 20 bn; obtainment of stakes of JSC Irkutsk electronetwork company, JSC RAO Energy Systems of East, JSC Sakhalin energy company and JSC Ust’-Srednekanskaya HPP as payment for RusHydro’s shares of additional issue during the pre-emptive rights exercise in the amount of RUB 16,973 mn; acquisition of shares of JSC Sulak GidroKaskad (100% subsidiary of RusHydro, developer of the Gotsatlinskaya hydropower plant) in the amount of RUB 8,960 mn.
As of September 30th 2013, total obligations stood at RUB 200,420 mn compared with RUB 161,005 mn as of the beginning of the reporting period. The increase was attributed primarily to placement of RUB 20 bn of domestic bonds. The Company's debt portfolio rose by 19% to RUB 112,816 mn starting from the beginning of the year; long-term loans make up 60% of the total debt portfolio.
The Company's equity for January-September 2013 increased by 4% to RUB 616,676 mn against RUB 592,698 mn as of the beginning of the reporting year. The growth is primarily connected to an increase in undistributed profit in the amount of RUB 12,950 mn out of profit of current reporting period as well as distribution of profit for 2012 in the amount of RUB 10,292 mn to the accumulation fund.
The full financial statements in Russian only are available on the Company’s website at:http://www.rushydro.ru/investors/reports
The Company plans to publish its consolidated results for the nine months of 2013 under International financial reporting standards (IFRS) on December 18, 2013.
[ii] Adjusted for the income from redemption and other disposal of investments.
[iii] Adjusted for the expense from redemption and other disposal of investments.
[iv] EBITDA calculated as gross profit before depreciation.
[v] Net profit adjusted for the mark-to-market revaluation of listed equity stakes, reserves for financial investment impairment, assets and potentially uncollectible accounts receivable, contingencies This indicator is not reported in the official financial statements under RAS and has been calculated and put into the press release for reference.
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