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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 272nd most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 845 million, which is about 0.0044% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

YRK2.55 ▴ 0.09 (3.66%)
3 days ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price2.48
Day’s High Price2.55
Traded Volume20,584
Number of Deals8
Gross Turnover51,454.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share0.49
Price/Earning Ratio5.20
Dividend Per Share2.50
Dividend Yield98%
Shares Outstanding331M
Market Capitalization845M
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 2.55. YRK closed its last trading day (Friday, June 24, 2022) at 2.55 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 3.7% gain over its previous closing price of 2.46 ZAR. York Timber began the year with a share price of 3.75 ZAR but has since lost 32% off that price valuation, ranking it 381st on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

York Timber Holdings is the 169th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Mar 23 - Jun 24, 2022). YRK has traded a total volume of 11.7 million shares—in 626 deals—valued at ZAR 34.8 million over the period, with an average of 185,281 traded shares per session. A volume high of 5.94 million was achieved on April 1st 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
SAPSappi Ltd30.2B52.92+15.9%
MNPMondi plc139B287.19-27.3%
SXMSable Exploration & Mining Ltd11.5M2.64+2,300%
SDLSouthern Palladium Ltd5.39B60.00+140%
BAUBauba Resources Limited367M0.49+53.1%
SOLSasol Limited234B368.35+42.2%
MRFMerafe Resources Ltd3.95B1.58+31.7%
EXXExxaro Resources Ltd68B194.68+27.4%
MCZMC Mining Limited263M1.33+25.5%
RNGRandgold & Expl Co Ltd93.2M1.25+25%

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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