for the half-year ended September 2005  

     This report has not been audited or reviewed by the company’s auditors.

  • Turnover up by 20,8% to R2,9 billion
  • Profit before tax up by 30,9% to R566,2 million
  • Headline earnings per share up by 28,8% to 175,1 cents
  • Interim dividend declared increased by 29,0% to 80,0 cents per share
  • Sustained strong balance sheet