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TRUSTCO GROUP HOLDINGS LIMITED - Trading Statement for the Six Months Ended 30 September 2019

Release Date: 20/11/2019 15:30
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Trading Statement for the Six Months Ended 30 September 2019

TRUSTCO GROUP HOLDINGS LIMITED
Incorporated in the Republic of Namibia and registered as an external company
in South Africa
(Registration number 2003/058)
(External registration number 2009/002634/10)
NSX share code: TUC
JSE share code: TTO
ISIN Number: NA000A0RF067
(“Trustco” or “the Group”)

TRADING STATEMENT FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED 30 SEPTEMBER 2019

In terms of paragraph 3.4 of the listings requirements of the JSE Limited, companies are required to
publish a trading statement as soon as they become reasonably certain that the financial results for
the period to be reported on will differ by more than 20% from that of the previous corresponding
period.


Trustco shareholders (“Shareholders”) are advised that the Group is finalising its results for the six
months ended 30 September 2019 (“Interim Results”) and expects to report the following:


    •     Group consolidated revenue is expected to increase by between 16.81% and 36.81%, being
          revenue of between NAD 296 million and NAD 347 million, compared to the revenue
          generated during the six month period ended 30 September 2018 (“Prior Interim Period”) of
          NAD 254 million;


    •     Group consolidated profit after tax is expected to increase by between 715.53% and 735.53%,
          being profit after tax of between NAD 729 million and NAD 747 million, compared to the profit
          after tax generated during the Prior Interim Period of NAD 89 million;


    •     Headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) is expected to increase by between 602.89% and
          622.89% being HEPS of between 74.16 cents and 76.27 cents, compared to the HEPS
          generated during the Prior Interim Period of 10.55 cents;
   •   Diluted headline earnings per share (“Diluted HEPS”) is expected to increase by between
       820.07% and 840.07% being Diluted HEPS of between 53.55 cents and 54.71 cents, compared
       to Diluted HEPS generated during the Prior Interim Period of 5.82 cents;


   •   Basic earnings per share (“EPS”) is expected to increase by between 410.66% and 430.66%
       being EPS of between 72.67 cents and 75.51 cents, compared to the EPS generated during the
       Prior Interim Period of 14.23 cents;


   •   Diluted basic earnings per share (“Diluted EPS”) is expected to increase by between 569.24%
       and 589.24% being Diluted EPS of between 52.54 cents and 54.11 cents, compared to Diluted
       EPS generated during the Prior Interim Period of 7.85 cents;



   •   The financial results for the 2019 financial year recorded:
         -    Group consolidated revenue of NAD 1.479 billion;
         -    Group consolidated profit of NAD 725 million;
         -    HEPS of 69.99 cents;
         -    Diluted HEPS of 40.81 cents;
         -    EPS of 70.99 cents; and
         -    Diluted EPS of 40.81 cents.


   •   At the reporting date the US Dollar to Namibian Dollar exchange rate was 15.20.


Further details will be provided when the Interim Results are released which will be on or before 12
December 2019.


The financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed or reported
on by the Group’s auditors.
Windhoek, Namibia
20 November 2019


Heleen Steyn

Acting Company Secretary:
Trustco Group Holdings Limited

JSE Sponsor
Vunani Corporate Finance - Johannesburg


NSX Sponsor
Simonis Storm Securities Proprietary Limited – Windhoek


OTCQX Sponsor

J.P Galda & Co – New York

Date: 20/11/2019 03:30:00
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