IMP - Impala Platinum Holdings Limited - Trading statement
Impala Platinum Holdings Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration No. 1957/001979/06)
JSE Share Code : IMP
LSE Share Code : IPLA
ADR Code : IMPUY
("Implats" or "the Company")
Shareholders are advised that Implats` basic earnings per share for the full
year ending 30 June 2008 are expected to be 115% - 125% higher than that of the
last financial year ended 30 June 2007. Included in the basic earnings per share
is the profit on disposal of Implats` shareholdings of 8.6% in Aquarius Platinum
Limited and 20% in Aquarius Platinum (South Africa) Pty Limited.
Headline earnings per share will be between 50% - 60% higher than the previous
comparable period, being the year ended 30 June 2007. This is as a result of
higher metal prices and a weaker rand. Headline earnings for the previous
period included the BEE compensation charge of approximately R1.8bn.
The financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been
reviewed or reported on by the Company`s auditors. The audited financial
results will be published on 28 August 2008.
6 August 2008
Issued by sponsor: Deutsche Securities (SA)(Proprietary) Limited
Date: 06/08/2008 15:30:01 Produced by the JSE SENS Department.
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