Trading Statement ARB Holdings Limited Registration number 1986/002975/06, Share code ARH, ISIN : ZAE000109435 ("ARB" or "the Company" or "the Group") TRADING STATEMENT In compliance with paragraph 3.4(b) of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, shareholders are hereby advised that a reasonable degree of certainty exists that ARB’s earnings per share (“EPS”) and headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) for the 12-month period ended 30 June 2019 will reflect a decrease of between 17.5% and 23.5% compared to the previous corresponding period. This implies that HEPS and EPS is expected to be between 54.85 cents and 59.15 cents. HEPS for the 12-month period ended 30 June 2018 was 71.70 cents. This drop of earnings is predominantly due to the tough trading conditions experienced by the Group during the period. The information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed and/or reported on by ARB’s auditors. It is expected that the audited financial results for the 12-month period ended 30 June 2019 will be published on SENS by the Company on or about Thursday, 15 August 2019. Johannesburg 6 August 2019 Sponsor Grindrod Bank Limited Date: 06/08/2019 05:15:00 Produced by the JSE SENS Department. The SENS service is an information dissemination service administered by the JSE Limited ('JSE'). The JSE does not, whether expressly, tacitly or implicitly, represent, warrant or in any way guarantee the truth, accuracy or completeness of the information published on SENS. The JSE, their officers, employees and agents accept no liability for (or in respect of) any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage of any kind or nature, howsoever arising, from the use of SENS or the use of, or reliance on, information disseminated through SENS.
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