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` headline earnings per share (HEPS) and
basic earnings per share (EPS) for the financial year ended 30 June 2010 are
expected to be between 750 and 800 cents which is between 20% and 25% lower
than that of the financial year ended 30 June 2009 (HEPS and EPS of 1 001
A key factor in the decline of the HEPS and EPS was the increase in the share
based expense (net of taxation) of R335 million in the current year, compared
to a credit in the prior year of R648 million. This is equivalent to a
movement of 164 cents per Implats share.
The financial information on which this trading statement is based has not
been audited by the company`s external auditors.
The Company`s annual audited financial results will be released on 26 August
12 August 2010
Issued by sponsor: Deutsche Securities (SA) (Proprietary) Limited
Date: 12/08/2010 16:00:01 Produced by the JSE SENS Department.
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