Coal producer Terracom (ASX:TER) is forecasting full FY22 earnings of $420m and a 10c dividend in September.
The company is poised to continue momentum through the start of FY23 with a new long term offtake agreement minted today.
Terracom will ship one cargo a month to Japanese energy heavyweight JERA for thirteen months into August 2023.
Total shipment to JERA will be between 0.78 and 1.25m tonnes; each monthly cargo will include up to 88,000 tonnes.
The company expects coal sales to total 2.2m by June 2023, fully sold until October 2022.
A leftover 450,000 tonnes for the 8 months up to June next year will be sold on the spot market, depending on market conditions.
As for the new JERA agreement, coal pricing will be linked to the globalCOAL Newcastle Index, the key regional benchmark for coal prices in Asia-Pacific.
Since the start of 2022, Terracom’s share price has grown by over 300% to 73.5c.
A year ago, it was priced at 11c.
High demand for energy supplies safe from hydrocarbon-based product volatility has defined energy markets since halfway through 2021, when energy inflation first began to properly take off.
One year performance sits at 600% sharp.
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