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|Day's range||1,785.76 - 1,794.27|
|52-week range||1,785.76 - 2,539.39|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.26|
|PE ratio (TTM)||23.65|
|Forward dividend & yield||30.52 (1.57%)|
|Ex-dividend date||04 Jan 2022|
|1y target est||N/A|
Ivory Coast's cocoa grind rose 8.5% year-on-year in February to 51,000 tonnes, data from the exporters' association GEPEX showed on Tuesday. The total grind from the start of the 2021/22 season in October stood at 263,000 tonnes of beans by the end of the February compared with 253,000 tonnes at the same point last season. Ivory Coast has a total grinding capacity of 712,000 tonnes.
Ivory Coast's cocoa grind fell 3.6% year-on-year in January to 53,000 tonnes, data from the exporters' association GEPEX showed on Monday. The total grind from the start of the 2021/22 season in October stood at 212,000 tonnes of beans by the end of the January compared with 206,000 tonnes at the same point last season.
Cocoa processing in Brazil, the world's fifth largest chocolate consumer, has recovered from the pandemic and the industry projects a grinding increase of up to 5% in 2022 as the country, one of the worst hit by the COVID-19, reopens. According to data from cocoa processors association AIPC, based on data from member companies including Cargill, Olam and Barry Callebaut, total grinding in 2021 reached 224,168 tonnes, 4.4% more than 2020, when demand was hit by lockdowns to control the spread of the coronavirus. Brazil, which had the second largest numbers of deaths by coronavirus behind the United States, however, reported on Thursday 298,408 new cases of the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, breaking the country's previous record for daily infections, and 1,041 COVID-19 deaths.