Incitec Pivot tells of impact after BHP contract ends

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by Jessica Amir

Multinational company that makes fertilisers and explosives chemicals, Incitec Pivot (ASX:IPL) will cease suppling ammonium nitrate prill to BHP Iron Ore (ASX:BHP) after its contract ends.

It comes as BHP Iron Ore told Incitec Pivot it will no longer be its contracted supplier when its contract expires on 28 November 2019.

The company says there won’t be an impact this or next financial year (FY18 or FY19).

However, there will be a one off maximum impact of about $10 million in FY20 and $25 million in FY21 on its Net Profit After Tax (NPAT). Beyond FY21 there will be minimal impact.

Shares in Incitec Pivot (ASX:IPL) are trading about 2.8 per cent lower to $3.87.

Jessica Amir

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Jessica is a senior finance journalist and presents bulletins including the Market Outlook, Market at Midday and Market Wrap. She also interviews ASX CEOs and leading fund managers. She joined FNN in January 2017 with over six years of broadcast journalism experience including with Sky News Business, ABC 1, ABC's The Business and ABC24. She’s also worked as a TV reporter for Prime 7 and WIN News. Jessica has worked in financial planning for over six years with leading wealth managers and in real estate.