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A-V-I
Anglovaal Industries (AVI) is a generalised producer of consumer products in the food, cosmetics and apparel sectors. It has a diverse range of very well-known South African brands such as I&J... read more
 
AB-INBEV
Anheuser-Busch, or AB-InBev (ANH), is the world's largest brewer of beer, operating in both first world countries and emerging markets. On 10th October 2016, AB-InBev bought out SABMiller for... read more
 
ABSAGROUP
ABSA (ABG) is one of the largest banking groups operating in Africa. It has well-established branches in 12 African countries and representative offices in at least 6 more. It offers a range... read more
 
ACCENT
Accentuate (ACE) is a supplier of materials to the flooring, chemical blending, commercial cleaning, water treatment and maintenance industries. It has 5 regional offices in South Africa, 2 factories,... read more
 
ACCPROP
Accelerate Property (APF) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which has 56 properties valued at R12,7bn, split 70% retail, 15% office and 15% industrial across six South African provinces.... read more
 
ACSION
Acsion (ACS) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) with properties mainly in the retail sector. The portfolio is worth R8,3bn with a gross lettable area (GLA) of 257566 square meters in 9... read more
 
ADAPTIT
Adapt IT (ADI) is an IT company, similar to EOH, but smaller. It has activities in the hospitality, manufacturing, energy, education and financial services sectors. It has over 10 000 clients... read more
 
ADCOCK
Adcock (AIP) is a leading supplier of pharmaceuticals to both the private and public sector in South Africa. It has also diversified to India and other sub-Saharan countries. The business that... read more
 
ADCORP
Adcorp (ADR) is an employment company with subsidiaries operating in South Africa and Australia. Managerially, efforts have been made in (1) defining and focusing on the core business (2) reducing... read more
 
ADRENNA
Adrenna (ANA) is a very thinly traded small real estate investment trust (REIT) with a market capitalisation of R53m which concentrates on property in the Western Cape. It owns two properties... read more
 
ADVANCED
Advanced Health (AVL) is a small Alt-X listed company in the healthcare industry that specialises in day clinics in South Africa and Australia. The company listed in April 2014. So far its Australian... read more
 
ADVTECH
Advtech (ADH) is one of three listed commercial educational companies on the JSE (the others are Curro and its separately listed sister company, Stadio). Advtech has two divisions - a schools... read more
 
AECI
AECI (AFE) is a leading producer of chemicals and explosives in South Africa. It supplies products for the mining industry, water treatment, animal health, food and beverages, and the industrial... read more
 
AEEI
This is a black-owned investment holding company which is itself a subsidiary of Sekunjalo, a company controlled by Iqbal Surve and his family. Surve is a medical doctor who had very strong political... read more
 
AF-&-OVER
This is the holding company of listed company Rex Trueform (RTO) which is also listed on the JSE. Both this share and Rex Trueform (RTO) are extremely thinly traded companies listed on the JSE... read more
 
AFDAWN
Afdawn (ADW) is a small micro-lending company, listed on the Alt-X in 2004. Its share price rose as high as 550c in November 2007, but has since fallen back to 16c. The company is in the process... read more
 
AFENERGY
Afenergy (AEY) was listed on the JSE on 30th June 2017 as a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) with the idea of pursuing acquisitions in the energy sector and commercial enterprises.... read more
 
AFORBES
Alexander Forbes (AFH) is a financial services company offering asset management, insurance, healthcare, retirement, consulting and wealth management to both corporate and private clients. It... read more
 
AFRIMAT
Afrimat (AFT) is an open-pit mining company that supplies composites, construction materials and other commodities to a range of industries in Southern Africa. Until the end of 2015, Afrimat... read more
 
AFRISTRAT
Afristrat (formerly Ecsponent) is a penny stock, listed in the venture capital fledgling sector of the JSE. The company presents itself as a financial services group with operations in Botswana,... read more
 
AFRO-C
Afrocentric (ACT) is a black-owned investment holding company which focuses on health administration and insurance. Sanlam recently acquired 28,7% of the company which will help with its financing... read more
 
AFROX
Afrox (AFX) is the largest company supplying liquid petroleum gas (LPG) and atmospheric gases to the mining and manufacturing industries in South Africa and 7 other African countries. It has... read more
 
AH-VEST
AH Vest (AHL) produces a range of sauces under the All-Joy brand and seeks to diversify into ready meals, soups and canned vegetables. It is the second largest producer of tomato sauce in South... read more
 
ALARIS
Alaris Holdings (ALH) is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of RF antennas and related equipment. Its products are used in communication, frequency spectrum monitoring, test and measurement,... read more
 
ALPHAMIN
Alphamin (APH) is a tin mining and exploration company operating out of Mauritius. Its primary asset is just over 80% of Alphamin Bisie Mining which has a tin mine in the DRC. The company claims... read more
 
ALTRON-A
Allied Electronics Corp, or Altron (AEL), is an information and communications technology company which was started by Bill Venter in 1965. It has recently been re-focusing on its core business... read more
 
ALVIVA
Alviva Holdings (AVV) is "one of Africa's largest providers of information and communication technology products and services". It has three operating divisions - ICT Distribution which imports,... read more
 
AME
African Media Entertainment (AME) is a company which specialises in running radio stations and whose revenue comes principally from advertising on those stations. It has four divisions - (1)... read more
 
AMPLATS
Anglo American Platinum (AMS), or Amplats, is the second largest platinum producing company in the world (after Sibanye), producing a large portion of the world's platinum. It is owned 77,62%... read more
 
ANCHOR
Anchor (ACG) is a local and off-shore financial services holding company with primarily three businesses - asset management, private clients and stockbroking. It listed on the JSE in July 2014.... read more
 
ANDULELA
Andulela (AND) is an investment holding company listed on the main board. It has two subsidiaries - 83,6% of Kilken Platinum, a producer of low cost PGMs (palladium, platinum, rhodium and gold)... read more
 
ANGGOLD
Anglogold Ashanti (ANG) is an international gold producer which used to have operations in South Africa (the last of which, Mponeng, has now been sold), and still has assets in the DRC, Tanzania,... read more
 
ANGLO
With Anglo American (AGL), the risk normally associated with commodity stocks is mitigated in two ways. Firstly, the company has diversity of different minerals which reduces the impact of any... read more
 
ARB
ARB Holdings (ARH) is an electrical contracting company that owns property and is involved in vehicle leasing. It owns 74% of ARB Electrical Wholesalers which has 23 branches throughout South... read more
 
ARCINVEST
African Rainbow Capital (AIL) is a BEE investment company that was formed in 2015 and listed on the JSE in September 2017. Since it was formed, AIL has invested in more than 40 listed and unlisted... read more
 
ARCMITTAL
ArcelorMittal (ACL) is South Africa's largest steel producing company. It has survived where companies like Highveld Steel have disappeared. Arguably, ArcelorMittal felt the impact of the sub-prime... read more
 
ARDENCAP
Arden Capital (ACZ) is an investment holding company registered in Mauritius which specialises in running tourist-orientated businesses in Zimbabwe, particularly hotels, game farms and casinos.... read more
 
ARGENT
Argent (ART) is a manufacturer and beneficiator of steel and aluminium products supplying a wide range of businesses in South Africa. It also has operations in the US and the UK. Many of Argent's... read more
 
ARM
African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) (ARI) is a diversified mining company controlled by Patrice Motsepe, involved in a variety of mining ventures. Its interests include platinum group metals (PGM),... read more
 
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ASCENDIS
Ascendis Health (ASC) is a South African company which manufactures brands aimed at health in animals, plants and people. On 30th January 2020, the company said, "As Remedica continues to be... read more
 
ASPEN
Aspen (APN) is a pharmaceutical company which trades in 150 countries in a wide range of specialty and branded products aimed at a range of acute and chronic medical conditions. They have 25... read more
 
ASSORE
Assore (ASR) is a miner of base metals, especially iron ore, manganese and chrome. It has 50% of Associated Manganese (Assmang) with partner African Rainbow Minerals. The company owns a manganese... read more
 
ASTORIA
Astoria (ARA) was an investment company which was formed to give investors exposure to an international selection of equities in developed economies. Among its investments were Facebook, Apple,... read more
 
ASTRAL
Astral Foods (ARL) is a leading poultry producer in South Africa. The company's activities include integrated broiler operations, where they have a processing capacity of 4,4 million broilers... read more
 
ATLATSA
Atlatsa (ATL) is a BEE company involved in platinum group metals (PGM) in the Bushveld Complex. It has a primary listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE) and a secondary listing on the Alt-X... read more
 
ATLEAF
Atlantic Leaf Properties (ALP) is a property company, listed on the JSE and the Mauritian Stock Exchange, which has become a real estate investment trust (REIT) and intends to list on the London... read more
 
ATTACQ
Attacq (ATT) is a BEE level 2 property developer that converted to a real estate investment trust (REIT) in May 2018 and has been listed on the JSE since 2013. It is the owner of the Mall of... read more
 
AVENG
The once-massive construction company, Aveng (AEG), which traded at R69 a share in 2008, has been reduced to a 4c penny stock. This sad demise has been brought about by a number of factors. Among... read more
 
AVIOR
Avior (AVR) is a capital markets research and trading firm covering equities, fixed interest and derivative markets in Southern Africa. The company claims to have 200 institutional clients and... read more
 
AWAPROPA
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AWAPROPB
Arrowhead (AWA) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which owns a diversified South African portfolio and shares in a number of other property companies worth in total R5,7bn. Its portfolio... read more
 
AYO
AYO is a black-owned technology company that was spun out of AEEI and in which AEEI still holds 49,4%. There were suspicious circumstances with a massive R4,3bn investment by the Public Investment... read more
 
I-AMEX
This is an index of approximately 250 shares trading on the ituYSE Amex exchange. The NYSE Amex exchange started life as the “curb” exchange because it consisted of trade in shares which... read more
 
I-AUSTRAL
The Australian All Ordinaries Index is a weighted average of the 500 largest companies trading on the Australian Securities Exchange (sometimes also known as the “Sydney Stock Exchange”).... read more
 
PHOENIX
Phoenix (AXL) is a black-controlled investment holding company whose principal asset is its 100% subsidiary, Standard General Insurance (Stangen). African Bank Investments Limited (ABIL) shares... read more