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    Pritu began his career as an analyst in the FNB Premium Business Banking division, servicing and providing large privately owned businesses with a suite of products and facilities. Pritu joined FNB Securities in February 2015 as an Investment Analyst, covering mainly local equities. Pritu joined Ashburton Fund Managers in 2016 along with the rest of the FNB Securities content and research team. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance and Investment) from The University of the Witwatersrand and is working towards becoming a CFA charter holder.

    Some of the local earnings releases to take note of this week include: Calgro M3 (Interim Results): In a recent trading statement, the company stated that headline earnings per share (HEPS) are expected to fall by 26.7% y/y to 47.41 cents per share. Profit after tax was negatively affected by the construction of units for […]

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    Jason is the senior industry analyst at FNB. Prior to joining FNB, Jason worked in the Global Markets Research team at Rand Merchant Bank. In his six years with the FirstRand group, he has advised both internal and external clients on how macroeconomic factors will impact developments within the various sectors of the economy. Before joining Rand Merchant Bank, Jason was the Head of Natural Resources research at Accenture, a global management consultancy. He holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of the Witwatersrand.

    SA: As anticipated, September vehicle sales delivered another year-on-year expansion, up 7%. The September Absa PMI showed a modest improvement from 44 in August to 44.9 on a seasonally adjusted basis. Global: Global PMI’s were in keeping with expectations of a sustained improvement in growth in 1H17—the global economy is expected to register above 3% […]

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    Pritu began his career as an analyst in the FNB Premium Business Banking division, servicing and providing large privately owned businesses with a suite of products and facilities. Pritu joined FNB Securities in February 2015 as an Investment Analyst, covering mainly local equities. Pritu joined Ashburton Fund Managers in 2016 along with the rest of the FNB Securities content and research team. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance and Investment) from The University of the Witwatersrand and is working towards becoming a CFA charter holder.

    Some of the local earnings releases to take note of this week include: PSG Konsult (Half Year Results): Bloomberg is guiding for full year earnings growth of 15.1%, marginally lower than FY17 growth (+16%). Bottom-line growth for FY17 was driven for the most part by Asset Management (+57%) and Insure (+70%) whilst PSG Wealth lagged, […]

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    Pritu began his career as an analyst in the FNB Premium Business Banking division, servicing and providing large privately owned businesses with a suite of products and facilities. Pritu joined FNB Securities in February 2015 as an Investment Analyst, covering mainly local equities. Pritu joined Ashburton Fund Managers in 2016 along with the rest of the FNB Securities content and research team. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance and Investment) from The University of the Witwatersrand and is working towards becoming a CFA charter holder.

    Some of the local earnings releases to take note of this week include: Capitec (Interim Results): In a voluntary trading statement, the company said that headline earnings per share would increase by between 15% and 18% higher y/y. This is slightly behind market expectations (Bloomberg +19.4%). The anticipated increase in earnings will come as no […]

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    Thabiso started her career at Barclays Africa Group in 2009 where she worked as an Actuarial Pricing Analyst developing risk pricing models for short-term insurance products. She joined Stanlib Asset Management in 2013 as a Performance Analyst and joined Ashburton Fund Managers in 2016 as an Investment Analyst. Thabiso holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Mathematics and Economics) and a Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree (Investment Management), both from the University of Johannesburg.

    Some of the local earnings releases to take note of this week include: Discovery (Full Year Results): In a recent trading statement, the company said that normalised headline earnings per share (HEPS) are expected to increase by between 5% and 8%, slightly behind expectations. Basic HEPS are expected to rise by between 18% and 22%. […]

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