TRANSACTION CAPITAL LIMITED - Trading statement in respect of the half year ended 31 March 2018

Release Date: 10/05/2018 14:54
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Trading statement in respect of the half year ended 31 March 2018

Transaction Capital Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Registration number: 2002/031730/06
JSE share code: TCP
ISIN: ZAE000167391
Tax reference number: 9466/298/15/6
(“Transaction Capital” or “the Company”)

TRADING STATEMENT IN RESPECT OF THE HALF YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2018

The board advises shareholders that Transaction Capital’s basic earnings, basic earnings per share (“EPS”),
headline earnings, headline earnings per share (“HEPS”), core headline earnings and core HEPS are expected to
be within the following ranges for the half year ended 31 March 2018:

                                        Guidance for the half year              Guidance for the half year           Half year ended
                                                 ended                                   ended                        31 March 2017
                                             31 March 2018                           31 March 2018                   (Unaudited)
                                        (Expected number range)                 (Expected percentage range)
Core headline earnings1                          R305m to R315m                                  20% to 24%                    R254m

Core HEPS1                             49.8 cents to 51.5 cents                                  15% to 19%               43.3 cents

Basic and headline earnings                      R305m to R315m                                  31% to 36%                    R232m

Basic EPS and HEPS                     49.8 cents to 51.5 cents                                  26% to 30%               39.5 cents

1. Core financial ratios exclude once-off acquisition costs of R22 million incurred during the 2017 financial year


Transaction Capital’s results for the half year ended 31 March 2018 are expected to be released on SENS on
Wednesday, 16 May 2018.

The financial information on which this trading update is based has not been reviewed and reported on by the
Company’s external auditors.

Dunkeld West
10 May 2018

Enquiries:
Phillipe Welthagen - Investor Relations
Telephone: +27 (0) 11 049 6700

Sponsor: RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)

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