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YRK - York Timber Holdings Ltd

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York is an integrated forestry company, operating through its wholly owned subsidiaries, York Timbers (Pty) Ltd., that owns plantations and processing plants, and Agentimber (Pty) Ltd., that runs a wholesale distribution network.

York has the largest market share of the South African timber and plywood market. This is a result of York’s sustainable biological assets, technologically advanced forestry operations and close attention to customer needs.

York Timber Holdings Ltd is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). York Timber is traded on the JSE under the ticker symbol “YRK”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of JSE:YRK is ZAE000133450. York Timber Holdings Ltd is currently the 253rd most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 943 million, which is about 0.0049% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

YRK1.99 ▾ 0.01 (0.5%)
7 hours ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price1.81
Day’s High Price1.99
Traded Volume12,761
Number of Deals8
Gross Turnover23,164.64
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share0.04
Price/Earning Ratio49.75
Dividend Per Share2.50
Dividend Yield126%
Shares Outstanding474M
Market Capitalization943M
Monetary values are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) unless otherwise stated

YRK Stock Market Performance


The current share price of York Timber Holdings Ltd (YRK) is ZAR 1.99. YRK closed its last trading day (Monday, June 5, 2023) at 1.99 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 0.5% drop from its previous closing price of 2.00 ZAR. York Timber began the year with a share price of 2.02 ZAR but has since lost 1.49% off that price valuation, ranking it 197th on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ worries are compounded by the fact that YRK has lost 6% of the stock’s value from May 8th to date.

York Timber Holdings is the 178th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Mar 2 - Jun 5, 2023). YRK has traded a total volume of 8.88 million shares—in 413 deals—valued at ZAR 18.4 million over the period, with an average of 141,003 traded shares per session. A volume high of 2.24 million was achieved on May 17th for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of York Timber on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


Profile of York Timber Holdings Ltd.

York Timber Holdings Ltd. operates in the Basic Materials sector, specifically, the Forestry & Paper industry.

Factsheet of York Timber Holdings Ltd.

Basic Materials
Forestry & Paper
York Corporate Offices, 3 Main Road, Sabie, 1260
013 764-9200

YRK Industrial Market Competitors

York Timber Holdings Ltd., issuers of the YRK stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Basic Materials sector and/or Forestry & Paper industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
MNPMondi plc147B302.91+4.09%
SAPSappi Ltd25.6B45.55-7.49%
DRDDRD Gold Ltd19.5B22.58+84.5%
GFIGold Fields Ltd272B304.77+73%
HARHarmony GM Co Ltd55.6B90.01+53.1%
ANGAnglogold Ashanti Ltd200B477.48+45%
ISBInsimbi Industrial Holdings529M1.39+29.9%
APHAlphamin Resources Corp16.4B12.90+27.7%
ORNOrion Minerals Limited1.41B0.25+19.1%
AFEPAECI 5.5% Preference Shares1.64B15.50+10.7%

Index of African Stock Exchanges:

  1. Botswana Stock Exchange
  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Securities Exchange
  6. Malawi Stock Exchange
  7. Nairobi Securities Exchange
  8. Nigerian Stock Exchange
  9. Uganda Securities Exchange
  10. Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

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