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
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.
10 May 2018
Phillipe Welthagen - Investor Relations
Telephone: +27 (0) 11 049 6700
Sponsor: RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)
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