MURRAY & ROBERTS HOLDINGS LIMITED - Updated trading statement for the financial year ended 30 June 2018

Release Date: 23/08/2018 08:00
Code(s): MUR
 
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Updated trading statement for the financial year ended 30 June 2018

MURRAY & ROBERTS HOLDINGS LIMITED
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Registration number 1948/029826/06
JSE Share Code: MUR
ADR Code: MURZY
ISIN: ZAE000073441
(“Murray & Roberts” or the “Company” or “Group”)

UPDATED TRADING STATEMENT FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 2018

Shareholders are referred to the initial trading statement published on the Stock Exchange
News Service (“SENS”) of the JSE Limited on 15 August 2018, wherein the Company stated
that earnings for the financial year ended 30 June 2018 were expected to show an
improvement of at least 20% in diluted and basic earnings per share (“EPS”) and headline
earnings per share (“HEPS”) respectively, when compared to the previous corresponding
period to 30 June 2017.

Accordingly, shareholders are advised that:

Results from continuing operations:

 DILUTED                                 HEPS continuing (cents)    EPS continuing (cents)
 Actual – full year to 30 June 2017                   72                      74

 Expected range - full year to 30 June
                                              Cents        %          Cents          %
 2018
  - low                                       110          53%         131          77%
  - high                                      114          58%         137          85%



 BASIC                                   HEPS continuing (cents)    EPS continuing (cents)
 Actual - full year to 30 June 2017                   74                      76

 Expected range - full year to 30 June
                                              Cents        %          Cents          %
 2018
  - low                                       112          51%         134          76%
  - high                                      116          57%         140          84%

Results from continuing and discontinued operations:

                                                    HEPS                        EPS
 DILUTED                                         continuing &               continuing &
                                             discontinued (cents)       discontinued (cents)
 Actual - full year to 30 June 2017                   26                         12

 Expected range - full year to 30 June
                                              Cents          %           Cents           %
 2018
  - low                                        44           69%            63         >100%
  - high                                       48           85%            69         >100%


                                                    HEPS                        EPS
 BASIC                                           continuing &               continuing &
                                             discontinued (cents)       discontinued (cents)
 Actual - full year to 30 June 2017                   27                         12

 Expected range - half year to 30 June
                                              Cents          %           Cents           %
 2018
  - low                                        45           67%            64         >100%
  - high                                       49           81%            70         >100%

Shareholders are advised that, in accordance with Regulations 111 (9) and (10) of the
Companies Regulations, 2011, read with Section 3.4 (b) (viii) (1) of the JSE Listings
Requirements, the financial information in this trading statement has been reviewed and
reported on by Deloitte, the Group’s external auditors. Their review was performed in
accordance with ISRE 2410 – Review of Interim Financial Information Performed by the
Independent Auditor of the Entity. A copy of the unmodified report is available for inspection
by shareholders at the registered address of Murray & Roberts until the release of the
annual financial results.

DATE OF ANNUAL FINANCIAL RESULTS & PRESENTATIONS

Murray & Roberts intends to publish its annual financial results for the year ended 30 June
2018 on SENS on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 before 17:00 (CAT) and will be hosting an
investor presentation in Johannesburg on Thursday, 30 August 2018. In addition to the
physical presentation, the Company will provide the following stakeholder services on
Thursday, 30 August 2018 at 12:00 (CAT):

   1. Live Call Access

       To pre-register for the call, please email ed.jardim@murrob.com for the registration
       link.

   2. Live Webcast

       A live webcast will also be available on www.murrob.com, on the ‘Full Year Results’
       link on the home page on Thursday, 30 August 2018 from 11:50 (CAT).

RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

The board of directors of the Company accepts responsibility for the information contained
in this announcement and certifies that, to the best of their knowledge and belief, the
information contained in this announcement is true and nothing has been omitted which is
likely to affect the importance of the information.

Bedfordview
23 August 2018

Sponsor: Deutsche Securities (SA) Proprietary Limited

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