CEC FY 2022 revenue increased by 9% to US$374m

Published On: May 5, 2023By Tags: Southern-Africa

Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) FY 2022 revenue increased by 9% to US$374 million from US$342 million the previous year.


  • 57% of the revenue is attributed to Zambia Copper mines, 27% to DRC copper mines while the rest is attributed to wheeling.
  • Since 2021, Konkola Copper Mines has been supplied by ZESCO, and CEC has been mandated as a common carrier.
  • Power generation capacity of 114MW, comprising 34MW Solar PV and 80MW Thermal.
  • FY 2022 earnings remained unchanged at US$51 million relative to year prior.
  • Dividends were raised by 35%.
  • Profitability improved as shown by an increase in operating margins to 27% from 22% year prior.

Investor Issues

  • Share price at an all time high.
  • Modest leverage as reflected by a low debt/equity ratio of 1%.

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