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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.

YRK2.40 ▪ 0.00
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Opening Price
Day’s Low Price2.33
Day’s High Price2.40
Traded Volume906,796
Number of Deals76
Gross Turnover2.17M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share-0.37
Price/Earning Ratio-6.49
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding331M
Market Capitalization795M
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 2.40. YRK closed its last trading day (Monday, July 26, 2021) at 2.40 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 9.1% gain over its previous closing price of 2.20 ZAR. York Timber began the year with a share price of 1.90 ZAR and has since gained 26.3% on that price valuation, ranking it 104th on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders can be optimistic about YRK knowing the stock has accrued 28% over the past four-week period alone—sixth best on JSE.

York Timber Holdings is the 83rd most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Apr 28 - Jul 26, 2021). YRK has traded a total volume of 61.8 million shares—in 551 deals—valued at ZAR 117 million over the period, with an average of 980,456 traded shares per session. A volume high of 54.7 million was achieved on July 23rd 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 Ltd23.6B42.00+28%
MNPMondi plc198B408.13+19%
ACLArcelorMittal SA Limited7.04B6.19+519%
APHAlphamin Resources Corp11.1B9.36+174%
MRFMerafe Resources Ltd2.03B0.81+92.9%
SOLSasol Limited141B222.38+66%
RBPRoyal Bafokeng Platinum Ltd31.4B108.49+65.9%
CMOChrometco Ltd203M0.08+60%
KBOKibo Energy Plc272M0.11+57.1%
GMLGemfields Group Limited2.47B2.11+56.3%

Index of African Stock Exchanges:

  1. Botswana Stock Exchange
  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Stock 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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