The Daily Update: 24 May

April 16, 2024

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South Africa

RFG Holdings Limited- Results for the six months ended 2 April 2023

  • Group revenue increased by 10.2% to R3.8 billion.
  • Regional revenue grew by 9.5% while international revenue increased by 13.2%.
  • Group operating profit rose by 43.2% to R346 million, with operating margins improving in all segments.
  • Headline earnings increased by 37.1% to R217 million, and diluted headline earnings per share grew by 37.5% to 82.9 cents.
  • Slower consumer spending and a competitive environment led to volume pressure in certain product categories.
  • Capital expenditure of R143.5 million included plantation expansion and replacement.
  • Outlook: Volumes in the regional business are expected to remain under pressure, while international pricing and demand for canned fruit products are expected to be maintained.
  • Planned capital expenditure of R280 million, including renewable energy installations and capacity expansion.
  • Accelerated renewable energy program in response to load shedding, with multiple installations planned.


The U.S.


  • Cathie Wood and Ark Invest bought 267 132 shares of Zoom yesterday.

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