Trading statement for the six months ended 28 February 2018
Purple Group Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1998/013637/06)
Share code: PPE ISIN: ZAE000185526
(“Purple Group” or “the Company”)
TRADING STATEMENT FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED 28 FEBRUARY 2018
In terms of paragraph 3.4(b) of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, companies are required to publish a trading
statement as soon as the issuer and its directors are satisfied that there is a reasonable degree of certainty that the
financial results for the next reporting period will differ by at least 20% from those of the previous corresponding
Shareholders are accordingly advised that for the six months ended 28 February 2018, the directors of Purple Group
anticipate an improved basic loss per share and headline loss per share of between 1.79 cents to 1.98 cents,
compared to a basic loss per share and headline loss per share of 5.52 cents, representing a decrease in the basic
loss and headline loss per share of between 67.6% and 64.1%, reported in the previous corresponding six month
The information above has not been audited or reported on by the Company’s auditors.
The Company’s interim results for the six months ended 28 February 2018 are expected to be published on SENS on
or about 20 April 2018.
19 April 2018
Sponsor: Deloitte & Touche Sponsor Services Proprietary Limited
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