LATEST NEWS FOR Wilson Bayly Holmes - Ovcon Ltd.  

The company is listed on the securities exchange operated by the JSE Ltd. and is the holding company of a number of subsidiary companies principally engaged in civil engineering and building construction activities in Africa, Australia and the United... [more info]

WBHO expects massive earnings slump, gets unsolicited bid for Probuild

4 Jun 2020 /  Roy Cokayne  
Bid could 'unlock nice value and be a graceful exit out of Australia' – analyst.

Companies scramble to postpone, cancel dividends

6 Apr 2020 /  Hilton Tarrant   17
But the real impact will be seen later this year.

Construction sector prospects look brighter

12 Mar 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   2
But any recovery is dependent on government tenders being adjudicated and awarded.

SOE tenders give construction sector hope

4 Sep 2019 /  Roy Cokayne   2
But industry's capacity severely reduced by spate of corporate failures and exits.

WBHO cuts dividend by 60% due to poor Australian performance

3 Sep 2019 /  Moneyweb   
Louwtjie Nel – Chair, WBHO

WBHO flags lower earnings

20 Aug 2019 /  Roy Cokayne   3
Attributes fall to its roads upgrade project in Australia.

WBHO winste, aandeelprys daal drasties

26 Feb 2019 /  Andries van Zyl  
'n Australiese kontrak het die maatskappy gekniehalter.

Trump tweet eases market concerns over trade war

26 Feb 2019 /  Moneyweb  
Key Asian markets in the red. Risk appetite tapers. Alsi closes up, rand loses some steam.

WBHO local order book drops drastically

5 Sep 2018 /  Antoinette Slabbert   14
Share price down despite 'credible results'.

Australia helps Wilson Bayly Holmes overcome South Africa weakness

4 Sep 2018 /  Patricia Aruo, Reuters    1
Growth in Africa increased 32% while South Africa's contribution dropped 6%.

WBHO grows as peers fight for survival

28 Feb 2018 /  Antoinette Slabbert  
SA construction market has reached bottom – Nel.

Settlement charge hits earnings at WBHO

5 Sep 2017 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters  
Total order book increases by 5%, boosted by higher margin work from roads and earthworks division.

WBHO redefines Black Economic Empowerment

30 Nov 2016 /  Ray Mahlaka    6
Construction industry moves to salvage its relationship with the government after the collusion conundrum.

GDP recovery boosts rand, bonds and retail stocks

6 Sep 2016 /  Reuters  
Currency gained most since June 3.

Australian business lifts profit at South Africa’s WBHO

6 Sep 2016 /  Reuters  
Reporting a 23.8% rise in full-year profit.

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