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Discovery earnings expected to jump

2010-08-25 17:02

Johannesburg - The country's biggest health insurer, Discovery Holdings [JSE:DSY], said on Wednesday that headline earnings per share for the year ended June 2010 are expected to be between 20% to 30% higher than the 224.7c reported for the previous year.

Earnings per share are expected to be between 35% to 45% higher than the corresponding reporting period of the previous year. The EPS for that period amounted to 219.9c.

Discovery will release its annual results on or about 2 September 2010.