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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 825 million, which is about 0.0045% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

YRK1.74 ▾ 0.06 (3.33%)
3 days ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price1.77
Day’s Low Price1.74
Day’s High Price1.77
Traded Volume8,222
Number of Deals3
Gross Turnover14,523.51
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share-0.76
Price/Earning Ratio-2.29
Dividend Per Share2.50
Dividend Yield144%
Shares Outstanding474M
Market Capitalization825M
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 1.74. YRK closed its last trading day (Friday, December 8, 2023) at 1.74 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 3.3% drop from its previous closing price of 1.80 ZAR. York Timber began the year with a share price of 2.02 ZAR but has since lost 13.9% off that price valuation, ranking it 291st on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

York Timber Holdings is the 65th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Sep 12 - Dec 8, 2023). YRK has traded a total volume of 66.4 million shares—in 509 deals—valued at ZAR 110 million over the period, with an average of 1.05 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 43.5 million was achieved on October 10th 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 plc169B347.50+19.4%
SAPSappi Ltd22.4B39.84-19.1%
HARHarmony GM Co Ltd69.7B112.50+91.3%
GFIGold Fields Ltd240B268.32+52.3%
DRDDRD Gold Ltd13.9B16.05+31.1%
APHAlphamin Resources Corp15.7B12.28+21.6%
EUZEuropa Metals Limited65.9M0.70+20.7%
AFEAECI Limited11.1B104.79+19.6%
KIOKumba Iron Ore Ltd190B588.56+19.6%
PANPan African Resource plc8.49B3.82+14%

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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