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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.

YRK3.40 ▾ 0.10 (2.86%)
8 hours ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price3.40
Day’s High Price3.50
Traded Volume145,526
Number of Deals18
Gross Turnover508,541.71
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share0.43
Price/Earning Ratio7.91
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding331M
Market Capitalization1.13B
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 3.40. YRK closed its last trading day (Thursday, October 21, 2021) at 3.40 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 2.9% drop from its previous closing price of 3.50 ZAR. York Timber began the year with a share price of 1.90 ZAR and has since gained 79% on that price valuation, ranking it 50th on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

York Timber Holdings is the 70th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Jul 23 - Oct 21, 2021). YRK has traded a total volume of 85.7 million shares—in 2,706 deals—valued at ZAR 197 million over the period, with an average of 1.36 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 54.7 million was achieved on July 23rd, and a low of 6,600 on September 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
SAPSappi Ltd23.8B41.99+27.9%
MNPMondi plc173B356.02+3.76%
ACLArcelorMittal SA Limited7.69B6.76+576%
WEZWesizwe Platinum Ltd2.93B1.80+260%
APHAlphamin Resources Corp13.7B11.50+236%
MRFMerafe Resources Ltd2.7B1.08+157%
WSLWescoal Holdings Ltd806M1.92+109%
SOLBE1BEE - Sasol Limited99.1B156.00+105%
GMLGemfields Group Limited3.23B2.76+104%
SOLSasol Limited162B255.49+90.8%

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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