Dangote Cement Plc is a Nigeria based producer of cement. Its head office e is based in Lagos Nigeria. The Company is engaged in the preparation, manufacture, control, research, sale and distribution of cement and related products. The production activities of the Company are undertaken at the Obajana Plant in Kogi State, Gboko Plant in Benue State and Ibese Plant in Ogun State, all in Nigeria. The Company has operations in West and Central Africa, and South and East Africa. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is also engaged in exploration and limestone mining operations. The Company owns other plants in Senegal, Zambia, Tanzania, South Africa, Congo, Ethiopia and Cameroun, and terminals in Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast and Liberia.
Dangote Cement's Obajana plant in Kogi state, Nigeria, is the largest in Sub-Saharan Africa with 10.25mmtpa capacity across three lines and a further 3mmtpa capacity currently being built. In 2012, the firm opened a $1 billion cement plant in Ibese, Ogun State. The facility is capable of producing 6 million metric tonnes of cement per year, raising the company's total production by 40 percent at the time. The plant was installed by the Chinese construction and engineering firm Sinoma, and represents one of the largest non-oil investments in Nigeria. In 2013, the company produced and sold 13.3 million metric tonnes of cement, with revenues of US$2.4 billion. As of 2014, Dangote Cement had a market capitalization of $20 billion. In 2012, Forbes Africa named Dangote Cement as one of the top five listed companies in West Africa.
Dangote cement plc stock are traded on the Nigeria stock exchange (NSE), with a total asset of $5.1 billion and $3.2 billion in equity
Develop a portfolio for the company based upon their stated strategy and objectives. The portfolio investment period will be the 60 days prior to the end of the quarter.
This question belongs to finance and discusses about portfolio of Dangote Cement PLC in Nigeria.
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