GNDE - Grindrod Limited - Trading statement

25/05/2005 14:09:30

Grindrod Limited - Trading statement
Grindrod Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1966/009846/06)
Share code : GND
ISIN Number : ZAE000052247
('Grindrod ' or 'the Company')
In terms of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Securities Exchange South
Africa, 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 next, will differ by more than 20% from those of the previous
corresponding period.
The board of directors of Grindrod Limited advise that its basic earnings and
headline earnings per share for the 6 months ended 30 June 2005 is expected to
increase by between 50 - 60% on the 253,0 cents and 256, 2 cents per share,
respectively, reported for the six months ended 30 June 2004.
The forecast contained in this Trading Statement has not been reviewed or
reported on by the company's external auditors. Grindrod will release its
interim results for the 6 months ended 30 June 2005 on or about 17 August 2005.
By order of the board.
25 May 2005.
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Date: 25/05/2005 02:00:03 PM
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