Shareholders are advised that the board of directors of the company has, on 27 February 2024, resolved to declare an interim gross cash dividend for the six months ended 31 December 2023 of R86.447 million (31 December 2022: R74.617 million), which equates to 95.0 cents per share (31 December 2022: 82 cents per share) and an increase of 15.9% on the prior period, for each of the 90 996 932 shares in issue, subject to the applicable tax levied in terms of the Income Tax Act (Act No. 58 of 1962), as amended (dividend withholding tax).

The dividend has been declared from income reserves. The dividend withholding tax is 20% and a net dividend of 76.0 cents per share will be paid to those shareholders who are not exempt from dividend withholding tax.

The company’s income tax reference number is 9695015033. The company has 90 996 932 shares in issue at the date of declaration.

In accordance with the provisions of Strate, the electronic settlement and custody system used by the JSE Limited, the relevant dates for the dividend are as follows:

Last day to trade “cum dividend”Monday, 18 March 2024
Shares commence trading “ex dividend”Tuesday, 19 March 2024
Record dateFriday, 22 March 2024
Payment dateMonday, 25 March 2024

Those shareholders of the company who are recorded in the company’s register as at the record date will be entitled to the dividend.

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Tuesday, 19 March 2024 and Friday, 22 March 2024, both days inclusive.

29 February 2024

Results Publication Date
Interim report for six months ended 31 December 2023 Published: 29 February 2024
Announcement of financial results for the year ending 30 June 2024 Expected date: August 2024
Integrated report for the year ending 30 June 2024 Expected date: October 2024

Registered office:
14 Edison Way
Century Gate Business Park
Century City

Postal address:
PO Box 166
Century City

+27 (21) 555 5100

+27 (21) 555 5111

Registration number: 1998/000828/06

Transfer secretaries:
Computershare Investor Services (Pty) Ltd

70 Marshall Street



Private Bag X9000



+27 (11) 370 5000

Auditors: PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc.
Attorneys: Bernadt Vukic Potash & Getz
Sponsor: Questco Corporate Advisory Proprietary Limited
Company secretary: Donfrey Meyer