JSE's top 5 performers of 2016

2016-12-23 11:22

Fin24 compiled a list of the best performing companies on the JSE Top 40, based on net profit earnings.

SMEs urged to diversify when investing profits

2016-06-08 10:14

Small business owners should consider diversifying their investment portfolio as a means of managing risks, writes Elize Giese, head of investments at FNB Business.

Paying the ultimate price for profit

2015-04-09 07:45

While chasing profit is fine and necessary, there are other things to think of, the most important being to serve the community, says Leopold Scholtz.

Tsogo Sun sees 20% profit spike

2013-11-21 10:36

Hotels and casino operator Tsogo Sun has reported a 20% rise in first-half profit, helped by an acquisition that offset the slow revenue from gambling and leisure travel.

PnP sees first profit lift since 2010

2013-10-22 16:51

Pick n Pay has increased its profit for the first time since 2010 sending its shares surging as investors feel confident in the grocer's turnaround plan.

Microsoft profit hits $4.97bn

2013-07-19 10:24

Microsoft has announced a profit of $4.97bn in the past quarter, helped by growing revenues from business services.

Production cut to boost Ferrari

2013-05-09 05:43

Ferrari will limit sales of its high-performance street cars through the rest of 2013 to protect the brand's aura of exclusivity.

Mondi first-quarter profit up 35%

2013-05-03 10:30

Mondi has posted a 35% rise in first-quarter underlying operating profit year-on-year as it benefits from recent acquisitions in its packaging business.

Chrysler boost profits in 2012

2013-01-31 08:27

Chrysler produced good financials through 2012 and has forecast that 2013 will be another successful year.

Foschini boosts profit, outlook positive

2012-11-08 15:52

The Foschini Group reported a 19% rise in first-half profit due to a boost in consumer spending coming from above-average wage hikes.


Samsung profit jumps 17% on Galaxy phones growth

2016-07-07 08:01

Samsung Electronics said that its second-quarter operating income jumped 17% over a year earlier to the highest quarterly profit in more than two years.

MTN expects first-half profit knock

2015-07-28 10:01

Africa’s biggest mobile network MTN is expecting a drop of between 10% and 15% in profits as fluctuating exchange rates hurt its bottom line.

Win-win all round

2014-06-09 06:45

Most people respond far better to the carrot than the stick, says Mandi Smallhorne.

VW profit up on luxury brand sales

2013-10-30 11:17

Volkswagen says it is on track to meet full-year targets as its third-quarter profit rose by a fifth on the back of record sales at premium brands Audi and Porsche.

Goldman, LME face legal challenge

2013-08-04 16:31

The London Metal Exchange and Goldman Sachs have been named as co-defendants in a lawsuit alleging anti-competitive behaviour in aluminium warehousing.

Google profit up 16%, short of forecasts

2013-07-19 10:07

Google says its second-quarter profit rose 16% from a year ago, but its results fell far short of market expectations.

Carlsberg beats profit forecasts

2013-05-07 09:52

Carlsberg's first-quarter operating profit and revenue have beat forecasts as strong beer sales in Asia cushioned sluggish European markets.

VW profits soar: 9m models sold

2013-03-22 09:16

Volkswagen reported a record sales year for 2012, surpassing General Motors and Toyota with 9-million models sold.

Why wine bars fail

2013-01-15 11:45

Cathy Marston discusses 3 major reasons why running a specialised wine bar is unprofitable and unsustainable.

Ford boost in US, crashes in Europe

2012-10-31 09:19

Ford posted a third-quarter profit in the US driven by higher vehicle prices and record profit margins but European operations lost R8-billion.

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