Suzano Reports Operating Cash Generation of R$4.7 Billion in the First Quarter of 2023
Suzano , the world’s largest hardwood pulp producer, announces its financial statements for the first quarter of 2023 (1Q23).
- Net revenues of R$11.3 billion, a 16% increase on 1Q22
- Adjusted EBITDA of R$6.2 billion, a 20% increase on 1Q22
- Operating cash generation of R$4.7 billion, a 21% increase on 1Q22
- Pulp sales totaled 2.5 million tons, a 3% increase on 1Q22
- Paper sales totaled 280 thousand tons, a 10% decrease on 1Q22
- Cash production cost (excluding downtimes) increased by 8% during the quarter to R$937 per ton
- Net income of R$5.2 billion
The start of the 2023 period has seen pulp prices significantly decline, reflecting the expectation of new market supply. Within this challenging context, Suzano was able to deliver solid results, demonstrating the company’s ability to navigate on a more acid market scenario.
The quarterly results contributed to a flat net debt balance, even during company’s largest investment cycle to date. Between January and March, Suzano invested R$3.7 billion, R$1.9 billion of which has been allocated to the construction of a pulp mill in the municipality of Ribas do Rio Pardo, Mato Grosso do Sul state. Between 2019 and 2022, the total capital expenditure in new projects, maintenance, modernization and others reached R$32.7 billion.
At the same time, Suzano’s net debt to adjusted EBITDA leverage in US dollars fell from 2.0x at the end of 2022 to 1.9x at the end of 1Q23. Net debt totaled US$10.9 billion at the end of March.
Walter Schalka, CEO of Suzano, said:
“Throughout 2022, Suzano took advantage of a strong cash generation as a result of a high pulp environment to advance its strategic agenda while also preparing for a price correction cycle such as the one that we have seen at the start of this year. Due to our financial discipline and structural competitiveness, we remain well-placed to continue ahead with our planned investments, which will be the largest in our history.”
Suzano has also launched its 2022 Sustainability Report and it´s Sustainability Center, a hub of resources dedicated exclusively to the company’s sustainability aspects.
To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.
View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230427006017/en/
About Business Wire
For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
The Patient Safety Movement Foundation Concludes Its 10th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit3.6.2023 08:11:00 EEST | Press release
President Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States, headlined day two of the 10th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, presented by the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230602005417/en/ Joe Kiani, founder of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, discusses efforts to improve patient safety worldwide with former President Bill Clinton at the 10th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit in Newport Beach, California. (Photo: Business Wire) As a long-time advocate of patient safety, President Clinton spoke of the need to develop what he termed a “culture of conversion,” where more people within healthcare feel empowered to implement proven practices for eliminating preventable harm within hospitals. “We know enough right now to cut the current problem by half or more,” he said. “One of the biggest problems you have in every b
Ilsong Educational Foundation Chairman Dai-Won Yoon Wins Linnaeus Medal as the First in Asia2.6.2023 12:00:00 EEST | Press release
On May 30, Chairman Dai-Won Yoon of Ilsong Educational Foundation received the Linnaeus Medal from Uppsala University at Hallym University. This makes him the first person from Asia to receive the award. Ilsong Educational Foundation operates Hallym University and Hallym University Medical Center. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230531005495/en/ Chairman Dai-Won Yoon (left) of Ilsong Educational Foundation received Linnaeus Medal as the 1st in Asia (Photo: Hallym University) Chairman Yoon is the honoree of 2020. The award ceremony, which had been postponed due to COVID-19, was held this year with a delegation led by Vice Chancellor Anders Hagfeldt of Uppsala University visiting Korea. The Linnaeus Medal to commemorate Carl Linnaeus, a Swedish botanist, is awarded annually by Uppsala University to a person who has made a significant contribution to the field of science. Chairman Yoon was honored for his work in
10th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit Begins2.6.2023 09:15:00 EEST | Press release
Day one of the 10th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit presented by the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) saw global leaders across the world of patient safety call for an increased urgency in addressing the issue of preventable harm within healthcare. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230601006140/en/ Joe Kiani, founder of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, speaks at the 10th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit in Newport Beach, California. (Photo: Business Wire) Celebrating the PSMF’s 10th anniversary, Dr. Michael Ramsay, chief executive officer of the PSMF, reflected on the role that the increasing availability of hospital data on medical errors could play in reducing harm. “I’m very optimistic that we’re really going to see a difference in healthcare,” he said. “Technology is changing. We’re now getting real data. We know what the outcomes are in hospit
Autel Energy Holds Partner Summit in Amsterdam, Mapping Out Europe Strategy2.6.2023 09:00:00 EEST | Press release
Autel Energy, a leading provider of EV charging products and services, successfully hosted the Autel Partner Summit at Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam from May 31 to June 1, 2023. The event not only showcased Autel’s visionary Europe strategy for the next two years but also provided partners opportunities to gain insights into the company's vision, and learn about Autel’s new products. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230525005428/en/ A quick afternoon bite with the Autel partners. (Photo: Business Wire) The Partner Summit helped Autel Energy to strengthen its partnerships in Europe and highlighted its collaborations with key clients. Notable partners in attendance included Maxicharger AC clients such as Sevadis and Deta, as well as Maxicharger DC clients such as Floading, Gasgas, and eWays. The company also partnered with CPO clients like Fastway and Powerdo, as well as energy companies like Enefit. The Summit was d
PL BioScience and Macopharma enter into a Patent License and Assignment Agreement regarding Human Platelet Lysate (HPL) cell culture supplements.2.6.2023 08:22:00 EEST | Press release
PL BioScience GmbH, a German life science company specializing in the production and development of Human Platelet Lysate (HPL) for cell expansion, today announced a Patent License and Assignment Agreement with the French company Macopharma S.A.S. As a result of the Agreement, PL BioScience will hereby accept a worldwide license under the patents filed by Macopharma, with a right to sublicense (through multiple tiers), for the duration of the license period. In addition to the Patent License and Assignment Agreement, Macopharma will introduce PL BioScience to their current HPL customers, and thanks to a comprehensive comparative evaluation showing equivalence of HPL products from PL BioScience, Macopharma HPL customers will have the opportunity to transfer their future orders to PL BioScience with minimal disruption. About PL BioScience: Located in Aachen in Germany, PL BioScience GmbH is a life science company specializing in the production and development of Human Platelet Lysate (HP
In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.Visit our pressroom