In terms of section 3.4 (b) of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, companies are required to publish a trading statement as soon as they are reasonably
certain that the financial results for the current reporting period will be more than 20% different than that of the previous corresponding period.
Shareholders are hereby advised that a reasonable degree of certainty exists that, for the year ended 31 March 2023, the Company will report basic earnings (profit) per share of between 3 837.4 cents and 4 094.4 cents, being an increase of between 49.3% and 59.3%, as compared to basic earnings (profit) per share of 2 570.3 cents for the prior year, and headline earnings (profit) per share of between 1 984.6 cents and 2 116.7 cents, being an increase of between 50.2% and 60.2%, as compared to headline earnings (profit) per share of 1 321.3 cents for the prior year.
The above information has not been reviewed or reported on by the Company`s auditors. The Company`s provisional results are expected to be published on or about 25 May 2023.