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Harris, Shaun
August 2008
Finweek;8/21/2008 Top 200, p18
The article discusses the changes of rankings of Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)-listed companies to the internal rate of return (IRR) table, with large companies slipping out of the top to make way for newer, smaller companies in South Africa in 2007. IRR ranking companies are rated through their total return on investment, share price appreciation and dividends. It highlights the performance of Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI), which emerged first place in 2007.


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