21 May 2019
The branded food producer has maintained its interim dividend despite a slide in earnings.
Global healthcare group Mylan has taken up its option to buy a drug portfolio from Aspen Global Inc.
The labour broking and outsourced services group says its 2019 results reflect the early successes of last year’s turnaround strategy.
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The platinum producer says the impact on production has been minimal after workers went on strike over medical aid benefits.
The fund will use the proceeds from the sale to either pay down debt or invest in its Pan-European platforms.
The group has raised its interim dividend after a strong result from its southern Africa equipment business.
20 May 2019
The Competition Appeal Court has upheld the Competition Tribunal’s conditional approval of Sibanye-Stillwater’s takeover of Lonmin.
The pharmaceuticals group’s high level of debt has concerned investors and the sale will help it deleverage its balance sheet.
Yoox Net-a-Porter and Watchfinder & Co. lifted the luxury brands group’s full-year sales by more than a quarter.
The life assurer took remedial action last year to improve the value of new business, stem outflows and improve its financial performance.
After declining in the first half of the year, revenue from finance charges, initiation fees and insurance premiums picked up in the second half.
The gold producer is on track to meet its annual production target as it shifts to a low-cost, long-life asset base.
17 May 2019
The group says it’s committed to listing Investec Asset Management as it positions its bank and wealth management business for future growth.
The discount pharmacy group gained market share and raised its full-year dividend by 8.5% despite the impact of the industrial action.
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The ICT group isn’t paying a 2019 dividend but has bought back more than 10% of its own stock.
The group has raised its dividend by 7.1% to 7.5c despite encountering one of the toughest trading environments since the global financial crisis.
The construction and infrastructure group has announced its first update since entering business rescue.
Eastplats’ Retreatment Project on track to reach full production by July.
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16 May 2019
The supermarket and distribution group reported strong first-half sales from its liquor and hardware segments.
The lifestyle investment group says revenue from the chain of beauty stores topped R100 million for the first time.
The SA Taxi owner says it extended its track record of high-quality organic earnings growth, raising its interim dividend by 29%.
Production was affected after it decided to reconfigure its open pit mine to make access easier.
The property developer slashed its dividend as profit margins declined but it expects continued urbanisation to drive demand for its apartments.
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15 May 2019
The iron ore producer expects first-half earnings to be at least 160% up on last year.
The real estate investment trust’s 2019 distribution was supported by its investment in its Pan-European logistics platform.
The real estate investment trust had a tough first half, impairing the value of its UK investment by close to R2 billion.
The property investor is exiting its listed portfolio so it can grow its direct property and development assets.
The vehicle tracking and asset management solutions group is targeting similar growth in the year ahead.
The group expects to report a strong rise in full-year earnings after it downsized and restructured its operations.
The steel, aluminium and glass group says its tendering for as many contracts as possible in a constrained market.
Stripping out the costs of the R16.4 billion scheme, full-year profit would have been 4.2% higher.
The group says it’s rightsized its roads and earthworks businesses due to a big drop in business from the public sector.