Rayonier Inc. reported third quarter net income attributable to Rayonier of $24.7 million, or $0.19 per share, on revenues of $177.9 million. This compares to net income attributable to Rayonier of $39.4 million, or $0.32 per share, on revenues of $171.4 million in the prior year quarter. The prior year third quarter results included $1.2 million of costs related to shareholder litigation.1 Excluding this item, pro forma net income2 was $40.6 million, or $0.33 per share, in the prior year period. Third quarter operating income was $39.3 million versus $49.7 million in the prior year period. Prior year third quarter operating income included $1.2 million of costs related to shareholder litigation.1 Excluding this item, pro forma operating income2 was $50.9 million in the prior year period. Third quarter Adjusted EBITDA2 was $69.9 million versus $87.2 million in the prior year period. The decline in Adjusted EBITDA2 relative to the prior year period was primarily due to lower real estate results, as the prior year period included a $48.3 million sale comprised of 17,772 acres in Georgia. Click Read More below for additional information.
Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by seven percent on most (AKD) sizing products and all wet strength products across the North America region, effective immediately or as customer contracts allow. The price increase is necessary due to the increase in certain raw material costs combined with a tightening overall global supply chain.
“We are unable to absorb the impact of the increased costs that we are currently experiencing but we will continue to work in partnership with our customers to help mitigate the increases,” said Jose Santolaya, global product director, Functional Chemicals, Pulp and Paper.
“Solenis remains committed to controlling costs through process improvements to deliver high value, innovative solutions that our customers have come to expect,” said Wanderley Flosi, vice president North America, Pulp and Paper.