Gold Fields Achieved Improvement in Production and Cost Performance
JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced normalised earnings from continuing operations for the December 2013 quarter of US$14 million compared with US$12 million in the September 2013 quarter and US$127 million in the December 2012 quarter. In Rand terms the normalised earnings for the December 2013 quarter of R145 million compared with R120 million in the September 2013 quarter and R1,080 million in the December 2012 quarter.
A final dividend of 22 SA cents per share (gross) is payable on 10 March 2014, giving a total dividend for the year ended December 2013 of 22 SA cents per share (gross).
Full results are available on the company website at http://www.goldfields.co.za
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About Gold Fields
Gold Fields Limited is an unhedged, globally diversified producer of gold with eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa. In February 2013 Gold Fields unbundled its KDC and Beatrix mines in South Africa into an independent and separately listed company, Sibanye Gold. In October 2013 Gold Fields acquired Barrick's Granny Smith, Lawlers and Darlot Gold Mines in Western Australia. Gold Fields subsequently has attributable gold-equivalent annual production of approximately 2.2 million ounces, Mineral Reserves of approximately 60 million ounces and Mineral Resources of approximately 158 million ounces. Gold Fields has a primary listing on the JSE Limited, with secondary listings on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ Dubai Limited, Euronext in Brussels (NYX) and the Swiss Exchange (SWX).
Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa (Pty) Ltd
SOURCE Gold Fields Limited