Further trading statement for the six months ended December 2021
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number: 1966/010753/06)
JSE ordinary share code: FSR; ISIN code: ZAE000066304
JSE B preference share code: FSRP; ISIN code: ZAE000060141
NSX ordinary share code: FST
(FirstRand or the group)
FURTHER TRADING STATEMENT FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED DECEMBER 2021
In accordance with paragraph 3.4(b) of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements and further to the trading statement
released by FirstRand on SENS on 30 November 2021, shareholders are advised that there is now more certainty
regarding the group’s financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2021.
• Earnings per share (EPS) for the period is expected to increase between 40% and 45% compared to the
prior period (198.5 cents per share), resulting in a range of between 277.9 cents and 287.8 cents per
• Headline EPS for the period is expected to increase between 40% and 45% compared to the prior period
(198.9 cents per share), resulting in a range of between 278.5 cents and 288.4 cents per share; and
• Normalised EPS for the period is expected to increase between 40% and 45% compared to the prior
period (196.8 cents per share), resulting in a range of between 275.6 cents per share and 285.3 cents
Shareholders are advised that the financial information contained in this trading statement has not been reviewed
or reported on by the group’s auditors. FirstRand will release its interim results for the six months ended
31 December 2021 on Thursday, 3 March 2022.
23 February 2022
Rand Merchant Bank (a division of FirstRand Bank Limited)
Date: 23-02-2022 05:05:00
Produced by the JSE SENS Department. The SENS service is an information dissemination service administered by the JSE Limited ('JSE').
The JSE does not, whether expressly, tacitly or implicitly, represent, warrant or in any way guarantee the truth, accuracy or completeness of
the information published on SENS. The JSE, their officers, employees and agents accept no liability for (or in respect of) any direct,
indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage of any kind or nature, howsoever arising, from the use of SENS or the use of, or reliance on,
information disseminated through SENS.