Highlights of the day: 13 October

April 17, 2024

FinMeUp highlights of the day


South Africa

Karooooo Ltd.- Unaudited Second Quarter and Half Year 2023 Results

  • Cartrack subscribers grew 14% to 1 600 013.
  • Net Cartrack subscriber additions grew 36% to 57 251.
  • Total revenue grew 30% to R859 million.
  • Subscription revenue increased 17% to R734 million.
  • Profit for the period grew 26% to ZAR155 million.
  • Earnings per share grew 28% to ZAR4.93.
  • Cash generated from operating activities grew 42% to ZAR240 million.

Grindrod Limited- Trading update

  • Maputo Port volumes were up 23% against the prior period.
  • Grindrods drybulk terminals volumes were up 47% on the prior period.

PSG Konsult Limited- Results For The Six Months Ended 31 August 2022

  • Recurring headline earnings per share increased by 1% to 31.0 cents per share.
  • Total assets under management grew by 7% to R317.0bn.
  • The board declared an interim gross dividend of 11.0 cents per share, to be paid on Monday, 7 November 2022.

Curro Holdings Limited

  • Sanlam Investment Management Proprietary Limited has acquired Curro shares and now holds 5.02% of the Companys total issued ordinary share capital.


The U.S.


  • U.S. CPI comes in at 8.2% versus expectations of 8.1%.


  • Raytheon just declared a quarterly dividend of $0.55 per share.
  • Raytheon has paid cash dividends on its common stock every year since 1936.


  • SpaceX has announced that the 'Starlink for RV' internet service now has over 100 000 subscribers after rolling out the service on May 23rd.


  • Blackstone is partnering with insurance company Resolution Life in a move that is ultimately expected to give the investment firm more than $60 billion in new assets to manage.


  • Microsoft just announced its new Surface Studio 2 Plus computer with a RTX 3060 costing $4 299.

Electronic Arts

  • Electronic Arts announced that FIFA 23 had 10.3 million players join the game within its first week - the biggest launch in the franchise's history.

Taiwan Semiconductor earnings

  • Revenue of $20.23B beating expectations of $19.09B.
  • Net Income of $8.82B beating expectations of $8.31B.

Blackrock earnings

  • EPS of $9.55 beating expectations of $7.07.
  • Revenue of $4.31B beating expectations of $4.23B.

Domino's pizza earnings

  • EPS of $2.79 missing expectations of $2.97.
  • Revenue of $1.07B beating expectations of $1.06B.


  • Apple is bringing iCloud Photos, Apple Music, Apple TV to Microsoft platforms.

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