Impala Platinum Holdings Limited - Trading Statement
Impala Platinum Holdings Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Registration No. 1957/001979/06
Share code: IMP ISIN: ZAE000003554
Issuer code: IMPO
LSE: IPLA ADR: IMPUY
("Implats" or "the company")
Shareholders are advised that Impala Platinum Holdings Limited headline earnings
per share for the half year ended 31 December 2005 are expected to be between
55% and 75% higher than for the previous comparable period, being the half year
ended 31 December 2004, largely due to stronger US Dollar metal prices received.
However, basic earnings per share for the half year ended 31 December 2005 are
expected to be between 30% and 50% lower than for the previous comparable
period, being the half year ended 31 December 2004, which included the profit
from the sale of the Lonplats shareholding.
The financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been
reviewed or reported on by the company"s auditors. The financial results are
expected to be published on or about 18 February 2006.
20 January 2006
Sponsor: Deutsche Securities (Pty) Ltd
Date: 20/01/2006 08:00:04 AM Produced by the JSE SENS Department