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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 246th most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 1.21 billion, which is about 0.0055% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

YRK2.55 ▪ 0.00
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Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price
Day’s High Price
Traded Volume0
Number of Deals0
Gross Turnover0.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share0.09
Price/Earning Ratio28.33
Dividend Per Share2.50
Dividend Yield98%
Shares Outstanding474M
Market Capitalization1.21B
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 (Monday, February 6, 2023) at 2.55 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 5.8% gain over its previous closing price of 2.41 ZAR. York Timber began the year with a share price of 2.02 ZAR and has since gained 26.2% on that price valuation, ranking it sixth on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders can be optimistic about YRK knowing the stock has accrued 16% over the past four-week period—19th best on JSE.

York Timber Holdings is the 153rd most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Nov 4, 2022 - Feb 6, 2023). YRK has traded a total volume of 13.4 million shares—in 828 deals—valued at ZAR 31.8 million over the period, with an average of 212,515 traded shares per session. A volume high of 1.6 million was achieved on January 9th 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 plc164B337.40+16%
SAPSappi Ltd31.2B54.56+10.8%
APHAlphamin Resources Corp16.5B12.99+28.6%
S32South32 Limited257B56.16+21.1%
JBLJubilee Metals Group plc7.01B2.57+15.8%
SOLSasol Limited195B305.07+13.2%
THATharisa plc6.79B22.45+12.2%
WEZWesizwe Platinum Ltd1.9B1.17+11.4%
BHGBHP Group2.94T581.29+10.4%
DRDDRD Gold Ltd11.6B13.45+9.89%

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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