Trading Statement COGNITION HOLDINGS LIMITED Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa (Registration number 1997/010640/06) Share code: CGN ISIN: ZAE000197042 (“Cognition” or “the Company”) TRADING STATEMENT In terms of the Listings Requirements of 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. Accordingly, a review of the financial results for the year ended 30 June 2021 by management has indicated that: - the Headline Earnings Per Share (“HEPS”) is expected to be between 2.80 and 3.26 cents, reflecting an improvement of between 20.2% and 39.9% compared to the HEPS of 2.33 cents reported for the year ended 30 June 2020; and - the Earnings Per Share is expected to be between 0.11 and 1.69 cents, reflecting an improvement of between 101.4% and 121.4% compared to the Loss Per Share of 7.90 cents reported for the year ended 30 June 2020. The financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed or reported on by the Company’s auditors. The Company’s Reviewed Preliminary Condensed Consolidated results are expected to be released on SENS on or about 31 August 2021. Johannesburg 26 August 2021 Sponsor Merchantec Capital Date: 26-08-2021 05:30:00 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.