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Dis-Chem Pharmacies Ltd (DCPJ.J)

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SA's Competition Tribunal Fines Dis-Chem Pharmacies R1.2 Mln For Excessive Pricing Of Face Masks
Tuesday, 7 Jul 2020 

July 7 (Reuters) - Dis-Chem Pharmacies Ltd ::SA'S COMPETITION TRIBUNAL- DIS-CHEM IS LIABLE TO PAY FINE OF R1.2 MILLION FOR EXCESSIVE PRICING OF FACE MASKS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC.  Full Article

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Posts FY Headline Earnings Per Share Of 69.6 Cents
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 

May 20 (Reuters) - Dis-Chem Pharmacies Ltd ::JSE: DCP - PROVISIONAL REVIEWED ANNUAL CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED RESULTS FOR THE TWELVE MONTHS ENDED 29 FEBRUARY 2020.DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES LTD - FY HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE 69.6 CENTS.DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES LTD - FOR ELEVEN WEEKS TO 16 MAY 2020, RETAIL REVENUE GREW BY 6.2% AND WHOLESALE REVENUE GREW BY 25% FROM CORRESPONDING PERIOD..DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES LTD - FY GROUP REVENUE R24.0 BILLION VERSUS R21.4 BILLION.DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES LTD - EXPECTS THAT CONSUMER WILL CONTINUE TO REMAIN CONSTRAINED AND FULL EXTENT OF IMPACT OF COVID-19 IS STILL UNKNOWN..DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES LTD - CONTINUES TO REMAIN FOCUSED ON ADDING RETAIL STORES WITH 21 STORES PLANNED TO BE OPENED IN 2021 FINANCIAL YEAR..DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES LTD - DIVIDEND PAYMENT WILL BE DEFERRED UNTIL NEXT DIVIDEND CYCLE.  Full Article

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Announces Acquisition Of Baby City
Friday, 15 May 2020 

May 15 (Reuters) - Dis-Chem Pharmacies Ltd ::JSE: DCP - VOLUNTARY ANNOUNCEMENT RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION OF BABY CITY.DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES LTD - DIS-CHEM WILL PAY A PURCHASE CONSIDERATION OF R430 MILLION UPON CLOSURE.DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES- ON 11 MAY ENTERED INTER-CONDITIONAL DEALS TO ACQUIRE FAIRY TALES BOUTIQUES (PROPRIETARY) AND SOMERSET BABY HYPER.  Full Article

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Says Retail Revenue Up 9.2% To R9.4bn For 22-Weeks
Wednesday, 19 Feb 2020 

Feb 19 (Reuters) - Dis-Chem Pharmacies Ltd ::TRADING UPDATE FOR THE 22-WEEKS TO 2 FEBRUARY 2020.RETAIL REVENUE INCREASED BY 9.2% TO R9.4BN FOR 22-WEEKS.GROUP REVENUE GROWTH OF 10.0% TO R10.3BN FOR 22-WEEK PERIOD FROM 1 SEPTEMBER 2019 TO 2 FEBRUARY 2020.AS OF FEB. 2, INVENTORY LEVELS ARE ABOUT R4.45BN, R650M LOWER THAN AT 2019 FINANCIAL YEAR-END.WHOLESALE REVENUE GREW BY 18.3% TO R7.1BN FOR 22 WEEKS.SEE SLIGHT INCREASE IN INVENTORY LEVELS BY YEAR-END AS RESULT OF RETURN ENHANCING BUY-INS AHEAD OF GAZETTED SEP INCREASE.WHOLESALE REVENUE GREW BY 18.3% TO R7.1BN FOR 22 WEEKS.  Full Article

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Says HY HEPS Of 31 Cents/Share, Decrease Of 38.9%
Thursday, 7 Nov 2019 

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Dis-Chem Pharmacies Ltd ::JSE: DCP - UNAUDITED INTERIM CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED RESULTS FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED 31 AUGUST 2019.DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES - HY EPS AND HEPS ARE BOTH 31.0 CENTS PER SHARE, A DECREASE OF 38.9%.DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES LTD - HY GROUP REVENUE R11.8 BILLION VERSUS R10.5 BILLION.DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES - EXPECTS THAT CONSUMER WILL CONTINUE TO REMAIN CONSTRAINED AS A RESULT OF CURRENT MACROECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT.DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES LTD - THIS SET OF HALF YEAR RESULTS IS LAST SET IMPACTED BY ONCE OFF STRIKE RELATED ITEMS.DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES LTD - LABOUR ISSUES THAT LED TO STRIKES ACROSS TWO CONSECUTIVE FINANCIAL YEARS HAVE BEEN SETTLED.DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES LTD - INTERIM DIVIDEND 12.8 CENTS.  Full Article

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Sees HY EPS, HEPS Of Between 30.7 Cents & 31.7 Cents
Friday, 1 Nov 2019 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Dis-Chem Pharmacies Ltd ::EXPECTING TO ANNOUNCE EARNINGS PER SHARE AND HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE OF BETWEEN 30.7C AND 31.7C FOR HY.  Full Article

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Says FY Headline Earnings Grew By 7.4%
Thursday, 16 May 2019 

May 16 (Reuters) - Dis-Chem Pharmacies Ltd ::PROVISIONAL REVIEWED ANNUAL CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED RESULTS.FY GROUP REVENUE GROWTH OF 10% TO R21.4 BILLION..FY HEADLINE EARNINGS GREW BY 7.4% OVER CORRESPONDING PERIOD.FY RETAIL REVENUE GREW BY 9.7% TO R19.6 BILLION WITH COMPARABLE STORE REVENUE AT 3.4%.FY HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE 85.4 CENTS PER SHARE.FOR 10 WEEKS TO 10 MAY 2019, GROUP REVENUE GREW BY 12% FROM PRIOR COMPARABLE PERIOD.INDUSTRIAL ACTION WHICH BEGAN MID-NOVEMBER LAST YEAR HEAVILY IMPACTED GROUP'S FY PERFORMANCE.FIVE STORES ADDED SINCE FINANCIAL YEAR END AND AN ADDITIONAL 17 STORE OPENINGS ARE PLANNED THROUGH TO FEBRUARY 2020.INDUSTRIAL ACTION CAME TO AN END ON 10TH OF APRIL 2019 WITH NUPSAW WITHDRAWING ALL DEMANDS AND EMPLOYEES RETURNING TO WORK.R50.4 MILLION OF ADDITIONAL DIRECT COSTS WERE INCURRED IN FY ON INDUSTRIAL ACTION THAT AFFECTED GROUP.GROUP EXPECTS THAT CONSUMER WILL CONTINUE TO REMAIN CONSTRAINED AS A RESULT OF CURRENT MACROECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT.GROSS FINAL CASH DIVIDEND OF 13.47250 CENTS PER SHARE, IN RESPECT OF YEAR ENDED 28 FEBRUARY 2019 HAS BEEN DECLARED.ADDITIONAL 17 STORE OPENINGS ARE PLANNED THROUGH TO FEBRUARY 2020.  Full Article

S Africa's Competition Tribunal Unconditionally Approves Dis-Chem Pharmacies & Mundel Gien Deal
Friday, 29 Mar 2019 

March 29 (Reuters) - South Africa's Competition Tribunal::UNCONDITIONALLY APPROVED DEAL WHERE DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES SEEKS TO BUY MUNDEL GIEN LTD TRADING AS SPRINGBOK PHARMACY.  Full Article

Dis-Chem, NUPSAW Reached Agreement To End Strike That Began On November
Thursday, 28 Mar 2019 

March 28 (Reuters) - Dis-Chem Pharmacies Ltd ::DIS-CHEM AND NUPSAW HAVE REACHED AGREEMENT TO END STRIKE THAT BEGAN ON 16 NOVEMBER 2018.IN TERMS OF SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT SIGNED 27 MARCH, STRIKING EMPLOYEES WILL RETURN TO WORK ON 10 APRIL 2019.DIS-CHEM HAS AGREED TO PAY PRO-RATA BONUSES TO QUALIFYING EMPLOYEES WHO HAD NOT RECEIVED THESE AS A RESULT OF STRIKE.AGREEMENT HAS SEEN WITHDRAWAL OF ALL DEMANDS MADE BY NUPSAW.AGREED DIS-CHEM WILL TAKE DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST THOSE STRIKING EMPLOYEES WHO COMMITTED ACTS OF MISCONDUCT DURING STRIKE.  Full Article

BRIEF-SA's Competition Tribunal Fines Dis-Chem Pharmacies R1.2 Mln For Excessive Pricing Of Face Masks

* SA'S COMPETITION TRIBUNAL- DIS-CHEM IS LIABLE TO PAY FINE OF R1.2 MILLION FOR EXCESSIVE PRICING OF FACE MASKS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC Further company coverage: