JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 12, 2015 /CNW/ - Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced normalised earnings for the December 2014 quarter of US$17 million compared with US$23 million for the September 2014 quarter and US$14 million for the December 2013 quarter. Net losses for the December 2014 quarter of US$26 million compared with net earnings of US$19 million for the September 2014 quarter and net losses of US$491 million for the December 2013 quarter.
A final dividend of 20 SA cents per share (gross) is payable on 9 March 2015, giving a total dividend for the year ended December 2014 of 40 SA cents per share (gross).
Full results are available on the company website at http://www.goldfields.com
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About Gold Fields
Gold Fields Limited is an unhedged, globally diversified producer of gold with eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa. In February 2013, Gold Fields unbundled its mature, underground KDC and Beatrix mines in South Africa into an independent and separately listed company, Sibanye Gold. In October 2013, it expanded its presence in Western Australia by acquiring the Granny Smith, Lawlers and Darlot mines (known as the Yilgarn South Assets) from Barrick Gold.
Gold Fields has attributable annual gold production of approximately 2.02 million ounces, as well as attributable Mineral Reserves of around 49 million ounces and Mineral Resources of about 113 million ounces. Attributable copper Mineral Reserves total 708 million pounds and Mineral Resources 7,120 million pounds. Gold Fields has a primary listing on the JSE Limited, with secondary listings on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ Dubai Limited, Euronext in Brussels (NYX) and the Swiss Exchange (SWX).
Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa (Pty) Ltd
SOURCE Gold Fields Limited, South Africa
For further information: Investors: Avishkar Nagaser, Tel: +27-11-562-9775, Mobile: +27-82-312-8692, email: Avishkar.Nagaser@goldfields.co.za; Willie Jacobsz, Mobile: +27-82-971-9238 (SA), Mobile: +1-857-241-7127 (USA), email: Willie.Jacobsz@goldfields.co.za; Media: Sven Lunsche, Tel: +27-11-562-9763, Mobile: +27-83-260-9279, email: Sven.Lunsche@goldfields.co.za