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Gold Fields in numbers

 

Gold Fields in numbers

  Figure 2: Group operating statistics                    
  Category C2010   C2009   C2008   C2007   C2006  
  Gold produced – attributable (kg) 108,802   111,421   103,541   122,367   124,419  
  Gold produced – attributable (‘000oz) 3,497   3,582   3,329   3,934   4,000  
  Total cash cost (R/kg) 165,526   146,456   138,665   95,846   75,377  
  Total cash cost (US$/oz) 703   540   526   423   347  
  Notional Cash Expenditure (NCE) (R/kg) 239,796   210,215   210,827   139,796   103,038  
  Notional Cash Expenditure (NCE) (US$/oz) 1,019   776   800   618   474  
  Gold price (R/kg) 287,150   261,517   228,160   157,275   132,655  
  Gold price (US$/oz) 1,220   965   865   695   610  
  Operating profit (Rm) 14,469   13,589   9,427   7,568   7,161  
  Operating costs (Rm) 20,082   18,368   16,026   12,947   10,611  
  Operating margin (%) 42   43   37   37   41  
  NCE margin (%) 17   20   8   11   22  

  Figure 3: Group sustainability statistics1            
  Category C2010   C2009   C2008  
  Economic value distributed (Rm) 25,658   22,794   20,557  
  Economic value distributed (US$m) 3,506   2,704   2,506  
  Total taxation and royalties paid (Rm)2 2,202   2,098   1,307  
  Total taxation and royalties paid (US$m)2 301   249   159  
  Employee wages and benefits (Rm) 7,514   6,612   5,804  
  Total employees 47,268   51,122   49,325  
  Fatalities 18   26   31  
  Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate (LTIFR)4 4.38   3.81   5.34  
  Cyanide consumption (tonnes) 21,487   22,165   18,922  
  CO2  emissions (‘000 tonnes)5 5,955   5,906   5,218  
  Electricity consumption (MWh) 5,580,332   5,465,628   5,185,927  
  Water withdrawal (million liters) 76,326   72,403   75,950  
  Socio-economic development spend3 (US$m) 67   11   14  

1 Assured sustainability data for the six months ended 31 December 2010 are provided alongside the third party assurance statement on p189
2 Excluding deferred tax
3 Includes spending on projects that are: 1) external to the core business needs of the company; 2) influential in uplifting communities; 3) guided by a strong development approach; and 4) infrastructure investment that benefits communities
4 Per million hours worked
5 This includes Scope 1,2 and 3 emissions, but not fugitive mine methane emissions

  Figure 4: Group financial statistics                    
  Category C2010   C2009   C2008   C2007   C2006  
  Revenue (Rm) 34,391   31,772   25,360   20,470   17,612  
  Basic earnings – cents per share 161   492   400   504   525  
  Headline earnings – cents per share 177   611   406   248   512  
  Dividends declared – cents per share 140   130   215   95   200  
  Total assets (Rm) 71,061   66,276   66,402   53,766   51,863  
  Shareholders’ equity (Rm) 46,623   44,725   43,282   37,885   27,764  
  Cash and cash equivalents (Rm) 5,464   1,828   1,054   1,321   1,413  
  Cash flows from operating activities (Rm) 12,373   8,597   7,362   2,133   6,039  
  Cash generated/(utilised) (Rm) 3,867   852   (533)   (975)   (1,645)  
  EBITDA (Rm) 14,469   13,589   9,427   3,754   7,183  
  Net debt (Rm) 3,974   6,669   9,354   5,092   9,539  
  Net debt: EBITDA 0.27   0.49   0.99   1.36   1.33  
  Net asset value per share (R) 98.59   93.96   101.62   82.40   94.04  
  Return on capital employed (%) 23   23   15   7   21  
  Average rate US$1 = R 7.32   8.43   8.20   7.04   6.76  
  Closing rate US$1 = R 6.75   7.51   9.65   7.02   6.96  
  Ordinary share price – high 125.90   123.50   135.00   142.00   173.80  
  Ordinary share price – low 83.80   77.37   54.00   93.58   110.81  
  Ordinary share price – year end 120.60   97.98   91.90   99.00   132.75  
  Average daily volume of shares traded (million) 2.3   2.9   3.1   2.9   2.3  
  American Depository Receipts (ADRs) (US$) – high 18.49   15.82   17.61   20.08   26.33  
  American Depository Receipts (ADRs) (US$) – low 11.08   7.94   4.90   13.61   16.46  
  American Depository Receipts (ADRs) (US$) – year end 18.13   13.11   9.93   14.20   18.88  
  Average daily volume of shares traded (million) 4.9   6.7   7.5   4.6   2.7  
  Number of shares in issue (million) 720.8   705.4   653.4   652.5   551.5  
  Market capitalisation at year end (Rbn) 86.9   69.1   60.1   64.6   73.2  

 
  Figure 7: Average exchange rates and commodity prices  
    C2010   C2009   C2008  
  R/US$ 7.32   8.43   8.20  
  A$/US$ 0.92   0.87   0.84  
  Gold (US$/oz) 1,220   965   865  
  Gold (R/kg) 287,150   261,517   228,160  
  Gold (A$/oz) 1,323   1,236   1,026