Clothing retail chain Truworths capitalised on the consumptive spending that has gripped the country to record a net profit of $537.7 million, a 419 percent increase over last year when it made a net profit of $103.6 million.
Tractive Power Holdings had an excellent year with sales of parts and service being the driving force.
Century Holdings had an excellent year ending September with net profit increasing more than five-fold from $76 million to $440.2 million but it is only releasing its audited results in December as it has changed its financial year-end from September to December.
Ashanti Gold earned US$58.8 million in the first nine months of this year, up from US$37.6 million though gold sales were down from 1.25 million ounces to 1.22 million ounces.
While most companies are mourning about the difficult trading conditions, Beverley Building Society says its operating conditions returned to near normality during the year ended June.