Iliad Africa sources, distributes, wholesales and retails building materials. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: Iliad Africa Limited
Short name: Iliad
Sector: Industrial goods & services – support services
Five top facts about Iliad Africa
Iliad Africa employs around 4,500 people across its operations.
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Earlier today, AngloGold Ashanti released its quarterly update for the three months to the end of September.
The gold producer posted a profit for the period, after significant losses in the previous three months.
AngloGold also detailed its plan to cut $1 billion off its debt bill.
Let's take a closer look at what AngloGold revealed…
AngloGold swung into profit over the period
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Astrapak specialises in the production of plastic packaging products. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: Astrapak Limited
Short name: Astrapak
Sector: Industrial goods & services – general industrials
Five top facts about Astrapak
Astrapak employs over 4,100 people across its operations.
Astrapak has a list... ››› more
Founded in 1916, York Timber is a company specialising in forest products. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: York Timber Holdings Limited
Short name: York
Sector: Basic resources – forestry & paper
Five top facts about York Timber
York Timber employs around 2,500 people across its operations.
York Timber h... ››› more
Have your ever watched Bloomberg TV and you just didn't understand all the gibberish that they talked about?
Or, have you ever been at a braai when your friends started talking investing and you didn't have a clue what they were saying. Did you feel like the odd one out?
Well, what if I told you that thanks to four simple numbers, measuring the value of different shares is easier than you th... ››› more
MICROmega is an investment holding company specialising in a number of businesses, including information technology. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: MICROmega Holdings Limited
Short name: Micromega
Sector: Industrial goods & services – support services
Five top facts about MICROmega
MICROmega employs around 760 peopl... ››› more
Ellies manufactures and distributes electrical equipment, mainly related to television reception. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: Ellies Holdings Limited
Short name: Ellies
Sector: Industrial goods & services – electronic & electrical equipment
Five top facts about Ellies
Ellies employs around 1,800 people across its... ››› more
Sephaku Holdings is a company specialising in developing and establishing construction and building materials, particularly cement and concrete. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: Sephaku Holdings Limited
Short name: Sephaku
Sector: Construction & materials – construction & materials
Five top facts about Sephaku Holdings
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Late last week it emerged the chairman and co-founder of Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) Marcel Golding was suspended.
This came as he was under investigation by HCI for alleged gross misconduct.
Late yesterday, Marcel Golding stepped down from his position at HCI.
Let's take a closer look at what went on…
HCI suspended Mr Golding over a significant purchase of shares in Ell... ››› more
Earlier today, Shoprite released its operational update for the three months to the end of September.
In spite of trading conditions still remaining difficult, the grocer managed to boost turnover significantly over the period.
Shares in Shoprite jumped higher on release of the update.
Let's take a closer look at what Shoprite revealed and why investors are so happy with the update…
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You own shares in a company and it announces a rights issue.
So what is a rights issue? How does a rights issue work? And what are your options?
Let's take a closer look…
What is a rights issue?
One of the major reasons that companies to list on the stock market is so they can raise money. They just have to create new shares to sell to investors.
One way a company can do this ... ››› more
Seardel Investment Corporation is an investment company. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: Seardel Investment Corporation Limited
Short name: Seardel
Sector: Personal & household goods – personal goods
Five top facts about Seardel Investment Corporation
Seardel Investment Corporation employs around 6,300 people across ... ››› more
Late yesterday, following HCI's executive chairman and co-founder Marcel Golding's approach to the labour court over disciplinary proceedings, the reasons behind his suspension came out.
The proceedings relate to a R24 million purchase of shares in Ellies. But there are a number of other issues surrounding the story.
Let's take a closer look at what's going on…
HCI alleges Mr Golding... ››› more
Resource Generation is a company focused on the development of major energy-related resources, particularly coal. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: Resource Generation Limited
Short name: Resgen
Sector: Basic resources – Mining
Five top facts about Resource Generation
Resource Generation employs 16 people across its op... ››› more
Earlier today, MTN released its quarterly update to the end of September.
The mobile phone operator revealed that it's struggling to grow subscriber numbers as it comes under pressure from competition and tougher regulations.
The market didn't appear too impressed with the update, punishing the share down.
Let's take a closer look at what MTN revealed…
MTN edged subscriber numbers... ››› more
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