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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 251st most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 811 million, which is about 0.004% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

YRK1.72 ▴ 0.01 (0.58%)
2 hours ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price1.65
Day’s High Price1.72
Traded Volume2,100
Number of Deals2
Gross Turnover3,472.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share-0.83
Price/Earning Ratio-2.06
Dividend Per Share2.50
Dividend Yield146%
Shares Outstanding474M
Market Capitalization811M
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 1.72. YRK closed its last trading day (Monday, May 27, 2024) at 1.71 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 0.6% drop from its previous closing price of 1.72 ZAR. York Timber began the year with a share price of 1.72 ZAR but has since lost 0.58% off that price valuation, ranking it 226th on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

York Timber Holdings is the 180th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Feb 26 - May 28, 2024). YRK has traded a total volume of 7.29 million shares—in 377 deals—valued at ZAR 11.7 million over the period, with an average of 115,643 traded shares per session. A volume high of 2.67 million was achieved on April 3rd 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.

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EPSEastern Platinum Limited374M1.85+208%
WEZWesizwe Platinum Ltd1.2B0.74+60.9%
RNGRandgold & Exploration Co Ltd61.9M0.83+56.6%
HARHarmony GM Co Ltd109B172.66+44.4%
PANPan African Resource plc12.9B5.80+41.8%
HLMHulamin Ltd1.28B3.95+36.2%

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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