The Daily Update: 20 February

April 21, 2024

The latest updates from the JSE and NYSE over the past 24 hours.


South Africa

Anglo American Platinum Limited- Annual Results Short Form Announcement

  • Dollar basket price per PGM ounce sold fell by 8% while the Rand basket price per PGM ounce sold grew by 2%.
  • Revenue fell by 24% to R164.1 billion.
  • Basic EPS fell by 38% to R186.67 per share.
  • Net cash fell by 43% to R27.8 billion.

Mpact Limited- Trading statement

  • Mpact is in the process of selling its Plastics Trays & Films business, Versapak.
  • The Group's revenue increased by approximately 7% to R12.4 billion (December 2021: R11.5 billion) for the year ending 31 December 2022.
  • Mpact's underlying earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) are expected to increase by approximately 23% compared to the previous year.
  • The Group has announced an investment of R1.2 billion in its Mkhondo Paper Mill to meet growing demand.
  • Mpact expects earnings per share (EPS), headline earnings per share (HEPS) and underlying EPS to be in the range of 430 to 475 cps, an increase of between 22.3% and 35.1%.


The U.S.


  • Mark Zuckerberg just announced that Meta is rolling out a paid verification tier called Meta Verified starting at $11.99 per month.


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