Diversified retail and manufacturing group, Sefalana Holdings, expects pretax profits for the six months ended October 31 to be as much as P28 million higher than the previous corresponding period.
In a cautionary to investors last week, Sefalana directors said pretax profits for the six months to October 31, 2020 would be up to 23% higher than the P121.1 million recorded over the same period in 2019.
Directors said the drivers of the improved performance would be shared when the results are revealed before the end of January.
Analysts expect the rosier numbers to reflect the reopening of the economy from last July, which
Within the Cash and Carry unit, however, Sefalana Liquor is expected to have taken a knock in the six months to October 31 due to frequent suspensions of alcohol trade by government.