METROFILE HOLDINGS LIMITED - Trading statement for the period ended 31 December 2020

            
MFL
Trading statement for the period ended 31 December 2020

Metrofile Holdings Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1983/012697/06)
Share code: MFL
ISIN Code: ZAE000061727
("Metrofile" or "the Company")

TRADING STATEMENT FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2020

In terms of paragraph 3.4(b) of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, listed companies are required
to publish a trading statement as soon as the board of directors is satisfied that a reasonable degree
of certainty exists that the financial results for the period to be reported on next will vary by 20% or
more when compared to those of the previous corresponding reporting period. Metrofile is in the
process of finalising its financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2020, expected to be
announced on the Stock Exchange News Service on or about 8 March 2021. Metrofile shareholders
are advised that, headline earnings per share (HEPS) and earnings per share (EPS) will differ when
compared to the previously reported corresponding period as follows:

                                     6 months to               6 months to                   Variance
                               31 December 2020          31 December 2019
                                        Expected                    Actual
 HEPS (cents)                         14.0 to 15.8                      12.9      +9% to +22% higher

 EPS (cents)                          14.0 to 15.6                      12.1     +16% to +29% higher

 EBITDA (R000)                152 000 to 160 000                   150 855        +1% to +6% higher

 Net Debt* (R000)             470 000 to 480 000                   571 880       -18% to -16% lower



                               31 December 2020                30 June 2020                   Variance
                                       Expected                      Actual
 Net Debt* (R000)             470 000 to 480 000                    523 607        -10% to -8% lower

*excluding lease obligations

The information contained in this trading statement has not been reviewed and reported on by
Metrofiles external auditors.


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Date: 09-02-2021 02:45:00
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