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.
Tractive Power Holdings had an excellent year with sales of parts and service being the driving force.
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.
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.
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.
Bulawayo-based Haddon and Sly, which has now been taken over by Barbican Holdings, made a profit of nearly $4 million in the first half of this year and sales for July and August exceeded the rate of inflation which was over 100 percent.