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Domtar posts a loss in fourth quarter


February 18, 2008
By Pulp & Paper Canada

Montreal: Domtar Corporation (NYSE/TSX: UFS) reported Feb. 15 a net loss of $26 million ($0.05 per diluted share) …

Montreal: Domtar Corporation (NYSE/TSX: UFS) reported Feb. 15 a net loss of $26 million ($0.05 per diluted share) for the fourth quarter of 2007 compared to net income of $36 million ($0.07 per diluted share) for the third quarter of 2007.

Sales for the fourth quarter amounted to $1.7 billion, unchanged from the third quarter 2007. Excluding the items listed below, the Company earned $29 million ($0.06 per diluted share) in the fourth quarter of 2007 compared to $44 million ($0.09 per diluted share) in the third quarter of 2007. The stronger Canadian dollar reduced earnings by approximately $0.02 per diluted share in the fourth quarter when compared to the third quarter 2007.

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The company suspended its dividend Oct. 27, 2005. Since then, the company has divested of many Canadian assets and, last March, merged with the fine-paper unit of U.S.-based Weyerhaeuser Co.

Source: domtar.com and Montreal Gazette


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