CHART: Viceroy's targets no surefire downward bet | Fin24

CHART: Viceroy's targets no surefire downward bet

Feb 07 2018 15:41
Renee Bonorchis, Bloomberg

Johannesburg - It’s been a case of you win some, you lose some for New York-based short seller Viceroy Research.

Of the seven companies it has targeted, two have seen their share prices rise, three have declined, one was suspended, and another was bought seven weeks after the outfit called it a lemon.

Viceroy’s assertions after Steinhoff International [JSE:SNH] admitted to accounting irregularities must be tested, while Capitec Bank [JSE:CPI] has come out fighting, with the South African lender saying the three-man team got many facts wrong.


* Sign up to Fin24's top news in your inbox: SUBSCRIBE TO FIN24 NEWSLETTER

steinhoff  |  viceroy  |  capitec  |  economy


Company Snapshot

Voting Booth

Do you support a reduction in the public sector wage bill?

Previous results · Suggest a vote