Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)

Date : 08/20/2019 @ 11:59AM
Source : Edgar (US Regulatory)
Stock : Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (HMY)
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Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)




 



UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 6­K

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a­16 OR 15d­16 UNDER THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For August 20, 2019

Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited

Randfontein Office Park
Corner Main Reef Road and Ward Avenue Randfontein, 1759
South Africa
(Address of principal executive offices)
*-­
(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20­ F or Form 40­F.)

Form 20F ☒ Form 40F ☐

(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this form is also thereby furnishing
the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3­2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.)

Yes ☐ No ☒



 



























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Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
Registration number 1950/038232/06
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
ISIN: ZAE000015228
JSE share code: HAR
(“Harmony” and/or “the Company”)


RESULTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 2019 - SHORT FORM ANNOUNCEMENT

Harmony well positioned to benefit from higher gold prices

Johannesburg. Tuesday, 20 August 2019. Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (“Harmony” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce its financial and operating results for the year ended 30 June 2019 (“FY19”).

In line with our strategy to produce safe, profitable ounces and increasing margins through operational excellence and value accretive acquisitions, both annual gold production and cash flows were boosted by the inclusion of a full year of production from Moab Khotsong and Hidden Valley in FY19.

FY19 key features

17% increase in gold production to 1.438Moz, resulting in a 23% increase in production profit
2% increase in underground recovered grade to 5.59g/t
32% increase in revenue to R26 912 million (19% increase to US$1 898 million)
Moab Khotsong and Hidden Valley boost cash flow - generated R1 375
million (US$97 million) in operating free cash flow
Successful hedging strategy topped up - secured cash flow margins,
contributing R477 million (US$34 million) to cash flow
50% decrease in loss per share to 498 SA cents (51% decrease to 35 US cents)
19% increase in headline earnings per share to 204 SA cents (8% increase to 14 US cents)
No ordinary cash dividend declared for the year ended 30 June 2019 (nil for the year ended 30 June 2018)

Key operating results

Year ended      Year ended      %
June 2019      June 2018      Change
Gold produced              kg               44 734      38 193      17
oz               1 438 231      1 227 934      17
Underground grade          g/t               5.59      5.48      2
Gold price received          R/kg               586 653      570 709      3
US$/oz               1 287      1 380      (7)
Cash operating costs          R/kg               439 722      421 260      (4)
US$/oz               965      1 018      5
Total costs and capital¹          R/kg               544 487      499 028      (9)
US$/oz               1 194      1 207      1
All-in sustaining costs²          R/kg               550 005      508 970      (8)
US$/oz               1 207      1 231      2
Production profit              R million           6 588      5 356      23
US$ million           465      416      12
Exchange rate              R/US$               14.18      12.85      10

¹ FY18 excludes investment capital for Hidden Valley
² Excludes share-based payment charge













Key financial results
Year ended      Year ended      %
June 2019      June 2018      Change
Basic loss per share              SA cents          (498)      (1 003)      50
US cents          (35)      (72)      51         
Headline earnings              R million      1 067      763      40     
US$ million      75      58 29
Headline earnings per share          SA cents 204 171      19
US cents          14      13      8

“I wish to extend my personal, heartfelt condolences to the families, colleagues and friends of the employees who lost their lives in mining accidents in FY19. Together with each and every employee, my aim is to ensure safe production, by preventing fatalities and embedding a proactive safety culture. It is important that every employee returns home each day - both safe and healthy”, said Peter Steenkamp, chief executive officer.

“Throughout FY20, we will continue to focus on producing safe, profitable production, pursue safe, value accretive acquisitions and strengthen our cash flows. Value - rather than volume - will translate to shareholder returns in the long term”, Steenkamp concluded.

FY20 group production and cost guidance

In the next financial year, we plan to produce approximately 1.46Moz at an all-in sustaining unit cost of R579 000/kg.

This short-form announcement is the responsibility of the board of directors of the Company (“Board”).

Shareholders are advised that this short-form announcement represents a summary of the information contained in the full announcement (results booklet) and does not contain full or complete details published on the Stock Exchange News Service (“SENS”), via the JSE link and on Harmony’s website ( www.harmony.co.za ) on 20 August 2019.

The financial results as contained in the condensed consolidated financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2019 have been reviewed by
PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc., who expressed an unmodified review conclusion thereon.

Any investment decisions by investors and/or shareholders should be based on a consideration of the full announcement as a whole and shareholders are encouraged to review the full announcement (results booklet), which is available for viewing on the Company’s website referred to above and via the JSE link.

The full announcement (results booklet) is also available for inspection at the registered office of the Company, Randfontein Office Park, Randfontein, 1760, Corner Main Reef Road/Ward Avenue, Randfontein and at the offices of the sponsors, JP Morgan. Inspection of the full announcement is available to investors and/or shareholders at no charge, during normal business hours from today, 20 August 2019, until 27 August 2019.

Copies of the full announcement (results booklet) may be requested from corporate@harmony.co.za .













The JSE link is as follows:
https://senspdf.jse.co.za/documents/2019/jse/isse/HARE/FY19result.pdf


In addition, the company wishes to notify shareholders of its Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment report included in on pages 96 to 97 in its integrated annual report which is available on the company’s website at https://www.har.co.za/18/ .

ends.

For more details contact:

Lauren Fourie
Investor Relations Manager
+27(0)71 607 1498 (mobile)

Marian van der Walt
Executive: Investor Relations
+27(0)82 888 1242 (mobile)

Johannesburg, South Africa
20 August 2019

Sponsor:
J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited







































SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on
its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
 
 
Date: August 20, 2019
By: /s/ Frank Abbott
 
Name: Frank Abbott
 
Title: Financial Director




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