NEWS ARCHIVES


17 October 2019

Adcorp under the weather as economy falters

The labour broking, outsourced services and training group has slipped into a loss due to weak conditions in SA and bad weather in Australia.

Mediclinic in better health

The private hospitals group has stabilised Hirslanden in Switzerland while its SA and Middle East operations have met expectations.

RBPlat cashes in on gold

The platinum producer will strengthen its balance sheet with the cash it gets for selling gold upfront.

Invicta flags big rise in earnings

Its 2019 results were impacted by a big tax settlement with SARS over a number of historical transactions that it believed were tax compliant.

Strauss & Co’s superb Saturday Live Auction offerings in Johannesburg include abstract, ceramic and socio-political works

A little over a month ago, we started discussing alternative assets and investment classes with Art being one of them.

Safari scuppers Comprop deal

The property investment company says it has enough support to ensure that a scheme of arrangement has no prospect of succeeding.

Mid Cap Darlings – Goldfields

All that glitters is certainly not Gold. But, with Goldfields it might just, with a tinge of copper just for control.




16 October 2019

EOH goes after criminal employees

The group has blacklisted 50 enterprise development partners and wants implicated employees arrested after reporting a full-year loss.

Pioneer shareholders say yes to PepsiCo

Some conditions still need to me met after almost all Pioneer shareholders voted in favour of the takeover proceeding.

PSG gets a kicker from Capitec

The investment group says it benefited from positive results from a number of investments, offsetting a poor showing from Zeder.

Richemont urges action on withholding tax reclaim

The luxury goods group says if local depositary receipt holders have not received their reclaim forms by month end they should get in touch.

Santova navigates choppy SA waters

The logistics group says the weak economy has resulted in a decline in shipping volumes in the SA region.

Mid Cap Darlings – Goldfields

All that glitters is certainly not Gold. But, with Goldfields it might just, with a tinge of copper just for control.

4Sight company goes for business rescue

It says there is a reasonable prospect it can be saved as its operating subsidiaries are profitable businesses, generating large cash reserves.




15 October 2019

Pioneer makes progress with PepsiCo deal

Shareholders get to vote today on the US food and beverage giant's R110 per share offer.

Long4Life to continue share buybacks

The lifestyle investor plans to continue repurchasing its shares to maximise shareholder returns.

No dividend as Adapt IT focuses on debt

The IT group says it will revisit a dividend at the half-way stage as it tries to reducing its gearing.

The Week Ahead with Chris Gilmour 14 October 2019

Expect a bounce in US equity markets on renewed hope of a US/China trade deal.

Lighthouse Capital plans rights issue to fund acquisition

The property investor says it is in advanced talks regarding a potential significant direct retail property acquisition in Iberia.

Trencor calls for shareholder action

The investment group wants shareholders to alert it to any tax exemptions ahead of a vote on its Textainer unbundling.

Orion gets offer from controlling shareholder

Gmeiner Investment Holdings plans to take the real estate company private with its 2c per share offer after it lost its REIT status.




14 October 2019

EOH softens earnings blow

The group says its headline loss from continuing operations will not be as big as previously forecast.

Jasco regroups after tough year

The technology group is taking steps to reduce debt as its losses widened due to the cost of restructuring.

AH-Vest dishes up strong results

The food producer says it is optimistic about future growth prospects as it focuses on export growth.

Peregrine flags lower earnings

The financial services group says underlying results from its operating divisions will reflect a rise of up to 15 percent.

Vunani brushes off profit decline

The group is looking for acquisitions to expand its diversified financial services offering.




11 October 2019

EOH to reveal the cost of wrongdoing

The technology services group has already warned of a full-year loss and the suspicious transactions could make it worse.

Astral to hatch lower earnings

The poultry producer says full-year earnings will be up to 60 percent down on its 2018 record.

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Mondi bogged down by soggy paper prices

The paper and packaging company says lower average selling prices offset some of the benefits of its ongoing profit improvement initiatives.

PSG Konsult lifts dividend in tough environment

Its wealth and insurance operations compensated for a disappointment performance from asset management.

Equites benefits from shift to online shopping

The specialist logistics property group says demand from e-commerce and large logistics companies has supported growth in distributable earnings.

Calgro M3 warns of first-half loss

The affordable housing developer suspended operations on some projects to preserve cash, impacting profit for the period.

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