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Last 14,626
Change Today -489.00 / -3.24%
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Massmart Holdings Limited operates as a retail and wholesale distributor in Africa. It operates through four divisions: Massdiscounters, Masswarehouse, Massbuild, and Masscash. The Massdiscounters division operates discount retail stores that offer general merchandise, and non-perishable and dry groceries for home, leisure, and business use under the Game name; and DionWired stores, which sell consumer electronics and appliances. The Masswarehouse division operates warehouse stores that sell general merchandise primarily to retail customers; and food and liquor to wholesale customers under the Makro brand name. The Massbuild division operates large DIY and home improvement stores under the Builders Warehouse brand; a chain of smaller neighbourhood home and garden improvement stores under the Builders Express and Builders Superstore brand; and a chain of building contractor outlets under the Builders Trade Depot brand. The Masscash division engages in the wholesale of food, liquor, groceries, and cosmetics; and operation of retail food outlets. This division operates CBW, Jumbo Cash and Carry, Trident, and Shield whilst stores. The company operates 392 stores in 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Massmart Holdings Limited was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Sandton, South Africa. Massmart Holdings Limited operates as a subsidiary of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

47,209 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/29/15
Founded in 1990

massmart holdings ltd (MSM) Top Compensated Officers

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Total Annual Compensation: R10.4M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

massmart holdings ltd (MSM) Key Developments

Massmart Holdings Limited Approves Amendment to Memorandum of Incorporation

Massmart Holdings Limited announced at AGM held on May 27, 205, the shareholders of the company approved the proposal to amend its Memorandum of Incorporation and adopt the consolidated revised Memorandum of Incorporation.

Massmart Holdings Limited Announces Executive Changes

Massmart Holdings Limited announced the resignation of Ilan Zwarenstein from his role as Massmart Finance Director, the Board also announced the appointment of Johannes (Hans) van Lierop as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Massmart with effect from 12 March 2015. Hans, age 48 years, is a Dutch national and qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young in the Netherlands in 1997. He joins Massmart from Bharti Airtel Africa in Kenya where he was CFO from 2011 to 2014. Hans will report to Massmart CEO, Guy Hayward.

Massmart Holdings Limited Declares Gross Final Cash Dividend for the Year Ended December 28, 2014, Payable on March 23, 2015; Reports Reviewed Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fifty Two Weeks Ended December 28, 2014

Massmart Holdings Limited declared gross final cash dividend of 275.00 cents per share, in respect of the year ended December 28, 2014. The dividend has been declared out of income reserves and will be subject to the dividend tax rate of 15% which will result in a net dividend of 233.75 cents per share to those shareholders who are not exempt from paying Dividend Tax. The payable date is March 23, 2015, with a record date of March 20, 2015 and ex-dividend date of March 16, 2015. The company has maintained the dividend at the same level as the prior comparable year. The company reported reviewed consolidated earnings results for the fifty two weeks ended December 28, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of ZAR 78,319.0 million compared to ZAR 72,512.9 million a year ago. Sales were ZAR 78,173.2 million compared to ZAR 72,263.4 million a year ago. Operating profit before interest was ZAR 1,966.1 million compared to ZAR 2,152.5 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was ZAR 1,620.8 million compared to ZAR 1,897.4 million a year ago. Profit attributable to owners of the parent company was ZAR 1,079.8 million compared to ZAR 1,283.0 million a year ago. Diluted EPS was 492.9 cents compared to 585.1 cents a year ago. Headline earnings were ZAR 1,105.5 million compared to ZAR 1,334.5 million a year ago. Headline earnings before foreign exchange (taxed) were ZAR 1,141.4 million compared to ZAR 1,285.7 million a year ago. Diluted headline EPS was 504.7 cents compared to 608.6 cents a year ago. Diluted headline EPS before foreign exchange (taxed) was 521.1 cents compared to 586.4 cents a year ago. Cash inflow from operating activities was ZAR 745.6 million compared to ZAR 1,914.5 million a year ago. Net investment to maintain operations was ZAR 857.4 million compared to ZAR 780.2 million a year ago. Investment to expand operations was ZAR 1,322.1 million compared to ZAR 1,306.8 million a year ago.


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