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Highlights of the day: 11 August

June 19, 2024
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South Africa

MTN Group Limited- Financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2022

  • Group service revenue grew by 12.8%.
  • Group data revenue grew by 33.1%.
  • Group fintech revenue grew by 9.9%.
  • EBITDA grew by 13.7%.
  • Basic EPS grew by 200.7% to 445 cents per share.
  • HEPS grew by 46.5% to 567 cents per share.
  • Return on equity improved by 4.6 percentage points to 24.2%.
  • Subscribers increased by 5.5% year-on-year to 281.6 million.
  • Active Mobile Money (MoMo) customers increased by 24.0% to 60.7 million.
  • MoMo volume of transactions up 31.5% YoY to 6.0 billion.
  • MoMo value of transactions up 1.0% YoY to US$116.3 billion.
  • There was no interim dividend declared, however, there will be a minimum dividend per share of 330 cents for FY22.

Old Mutual Limited- Trading statement for the period ended 30 June 2022

  • The company expects a basic EPS of between 111.3 cents and 124.9 cents, representing an increase of between 64% and 84%.

Advtech Limited- Trading statement for six months ended 30 June 2022

  • The company expects an EPS of between 66.7 and 69.6 cents per share, representing an increase of between 16% and 21%.

Woolworths

  • Woolworths will begin delivering groceries and other goods to customers by using electric vans.
  • The vans will be partially powered by solar energy.

 

The U.S

Disney earnings

  • EPS of $1.09 beating expectations of $0.96.
  • Revenue of $21.50B, beating expectations of $21B.
  • Disney reported total global Disney+ subscribers of 152.1M beating expectations of 148.4M.
  • Disney now has more subscribers than Netflix across all its streaming services.

Twitter

  • "Elon Musk's legal team is demanding Twitter turn over the names of employees responsible for calculating what percentage of the social media site's users are bot and spam accounts" - Reuters.

Spotify

  • Spotify is testing a new website to sell concert tickets directly to fans.

 

Biggest winners and losers

JSE

  • MTN +6.87%
  • Tsogo Sun -1.47%

U.S

  • Disney +7.71%
  • Pfizer -3.08%

Crypto

  • Bitcoin +3.9%
  • Ethereum +5.3%
  • Solana +7.4%

 


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