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Japfa milking profits from higher average selling price in key segments

SINGAPORE (Jan 20): UOB Kay Hian is upgrading its call on agri-food company Japfa to “buy” from “hold” with a higher target price of 80 cents from 50 cents previously.

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Analysts say Japfa poised for turnaround despite dismal 3Q19

SINGAPORE (Nov 4): On the surface, 3Q19 was a dismal one for Japfa, as the group booked earnings of US$9.6 million ($13.0 million), down 33% from US$14.3 million for the same period in th

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Can Japfa overcome near-term cyclical pressures to see turnaround?

SINGAPORE (Aug 8): Lower average selling prices and higher costs drove earnings for agri-food company Japfa down to US$5 million ($6.8 million) for the 2Q19 ended June, a steep 83% drop from a year


Japfa posts 83% drop in 2Q earnings to $6.8 mil on lower average selling prices

SINGAPORE (July 31): Agri-food company Japfa saw its earnings plunge 83% to US$5.0 million ($6.8 million) for the 2Q19 ended June, from US$29.6 million a year ago.

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Japfa cut to 'reduce' amid Swine Fever outbreak in Vietnam, lower poultry margins in Indonesia

SINGAPORE (Mar 14): CGS-CIMB Research is downgrading Japfa to “reduce” from “add” previously, and cutting its target price by nearly a third to 63 cents.

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Japfa kept at 'buy' by UOB KayHian with 98 cents target despite African Swine Fever worries

SINGAPORE (Mar 5): UOB KayHian is maintaining Japfa at “buy” despite the stock’s 8% share price correction over the past two days in response to the African Swine Fever (ASF) in Vietnam.


Japfa posts 80-fold increase in FY18 earnings to $135.4 mil on record revenue

SINGAPORE (Mar 1): Japfa has announced a nearly 80-fold increase in its FY18 earnings to US$100.4 million ($135.4 million), compared to just US$1.32 million in FY17.

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Japfa's all geared up to combat African Swine Flu risks

SINGAPORE (Jan 30): Following a site visit to Japfa’s farms in Vietnam, analysts are confident that the group is able to survive eventual crisis involving its livestock.

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Japfa milks profits from its dairy business

SINGAPORE (Dec 7): Japfa, an agri-food company that is focused on feeding Asia’s emerging market population, has seen its share price rise 43.14% year to date, compared with a decline of 8.2% in th

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Japfa restarted at 'buy' by DBS on earnings recovery

SINGAPORE (Oct 25): DBS Group Research is reinstating coverage on animal protein play Japfa with a “buy” on projections of an earnings turnaround in 1H18 which would stretch into 2H18 and FY19.

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