Trading statement

WBO - Wilson Bayly Holmes - Ovcon Ltd - Trading statement
Wilson Bayly Holmes - Ovcon Ltd
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1982/011014/06)
Share code: WBO ISIN: ZAE000009932
Trading statement

The directors advise that the unaudited consolidated results for Wilson Bayly Homes-Ovcon Limited for the six months ended 31 December 2011 will show a 7.5% to 12.5% decline in earnings per share and a 17.5% to 22.5% decline in headline earnings compared to the comparative period.

However, the forecast for the group`s net profit after tax for the six months ended 31 December 2011 is anticipated to increase by 5% to 10% compared to the six month period ended 30 June 2011.

The forecast has not been reviewed or reported on by the company`s auditors. The release of the interim announcement of results for the six months ended 31 December 2011 is expected to be published on Monday, 20 February 2012.

By order of the board

9 February 2012

Investec Bank Limited
Date: 09/02/2012 07:30:01
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