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4SIGHT
4Sight (4SI) is a Mauritian company which specialises in investing in "4th Industrial Revolution" companies and technologies. The first industrial revolution is seen as that which was involved... read more
 
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
 
ARROW
 
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 3c 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
 
BALWIN
Balwin Properties (BWN) is a developer of secure sectional title properties in South Africa. The company is now turning its attention to renting out some of the properties that it develops to... read more
 
BARWORLD
Barloworld (BAW) is an international supplier of heavy earth-moving equipment and vehicles to the mining, agriculture, infrastructure, power, automotive and logistics sectors. Its best-known... read more
 
BASREAD
Basil Read (BSR) was one of South Africa's leading construction companies involved in mining, civil engineering, road construction, housing and other areas. Like other construction companies,... read more
 
BATS
British American Tobacco (BTI) describes itself as a "leading consumer goods company" - which is a euphemistic way of saying that they produce and sell an enormous number of cigarettes and related... read more
 
BAUBA
Bauba (BAU) is a black-empowered junior mining company which has recently moved away from platinum group metals (PGM) production because of low prices to concentrate on chrome production. Bauba... read more
 
BELL
Bell (BEL) is a manufacturer and distributor of heavy equipment, mainly earth-moving equipment to the mining construction, agriculture and waste management industries. As such, it has been directly... read more
 
BHP
BHP is a world-wide commodities company with its headquarters in Melbourne, Australia. It processes minerals, oil and gas and it has 62000 employees, mostly in the Americas and Australia. It... read more
 
BIDCORP
Bidcorp (BID) is a diversified international food company which operates in 34 countries around the world. It was spun out of Bidvest in June 2017 to release shareholder value. We see this as... read more
 
BIDVEST
Bidvest (BVT) is a highly diversified South African company with dozens of subsidiaries. Its most notable investments are 66% of Bidvest Namibia which also owns a large property portfolio rented... read more
 
BILLITON
Billiton (BIL) is a massive international mining house with 60 000 employees and substantial assets world-wide. It is involved in petroleum, copper, iron, nickel, cobalt and coal. In the September... read more
 
BLACKSTAR
Tiso Blackstar (TBG) is primarily a media company with interests in South Africa and the rest of Africa. It owns iconic newsprint brands like the Sunday Times, Business Day and The Sowetan. It... read more
 
BLUETEL
Blue Label Telecoms (BLT) is a company which has interests in selling secure tokens of value - such as airtime, starter packs and electricity. It bought 45% of Cell-C in September 2016. thus... read more
 
BOWCALF
Bowler Metcalf (BCF) is a plastics manufacturing company that began in 1972 and listed on the JSE in 1987. The company's products include tube manufacture, printing, injection stretch blow-moulding,... read more
 
BRAINWRKS
Brainworks (BWZ) is an exclusively Zimbabwean company with investments in the hotel and leisure industry there. It owns an array of hotels like the Monomotapa hotel and the Victoria Falls Hotel... read more
 
BRAIT
Brait (BAT) is an investment holding company which owns 78% of Virgin Active, 93,7% of Premier and 18,5% of New Look (a clothing retailer in the UK). It sold its stake in Iceland Foods for R2,4bn... read more
 
BRIKOR
Brikor (BIK) is a company that manufactures bricks, roof tiles and clay pipes. It was listed on the Alt-X in August 2007 and describes itself as "a diverse manufacturer and supplier of building... read more
 
BRIMSTN-N
Brimstone (BRT) is a black-controlled investment holding company with a diverse portfolio of holdings. It owns: 1. 54,2% of Sea Harvest, which is a listed fishing company and has a market capitalisation... read more
 
BRIMSTON
Brimstone (BRT) is a black-controlled investment holding company with a diverse portfolio of holdings. It owns: 1. 54,2% of Sea Harvest, which is a listed fishing company and has a market capitalisation... read more
 
BUFFALO
Buffalo (BUC) mines high-quality bituminous coal and anthracite in Dundee, Natal. It has a primary listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and a secondary listing on the Alt-X of the JSE.... read more
 
BYTES
Bytes Technology was spun out of Altron and separately listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and the JSE. At listing it had a market capitalisation of about R13bn which has subsequently grown... read more
 
CAFCA
Cafca (CAC) is a cable manufacturer that produces over 900 cable and transmission products. Most of its business is conducted in Southern Africa. The company is 70% owned by Reunert. Cafca is... read more
 
CALGRO-M3
Calgro (CGR) is a developer of large-scale integrated properties, rental units and memorials. It was established in 1995 and listed on the JSE in November 2007. It acquires suitable land and... read more
 
CAPCO
Capital Counties Properties (CCO), Capco, is a real estate investment trust (REIT) with a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and a secondary listing on the JSE. It is included... read more
 
CAPITEC
Capitec Bank (CPI), now the country's third largest bank by Market Capitalisation, was launched by PSG, and has been a major disrupter in the South African banking system. It has steadily taken... read more
 
CAPPREC
Caprec (CTA) is a fintech company offering payments and payment infrastructure as well as software and services. Patrice Motsepe's African Rainbow Capital (ARC) owns a stake. The payments side... read more
 
CAPREG
Capital and Regional (CRP) is a UK real estate investment trust (REIT) which owns and manages in-town community centers in England. Obviously, both the UK consumer and property owners in the... read more
 
CARGO
Delisted.
 
CARTRACK
Cartrack (CTK) is a vehicle recovery, insurance, telematics and fleet management company operating in 24 countries around the world. It has a 92% recovery rate, which it claims is the best in... read more
 
CASHBIL
Cashbuild (CSB) is the largest retailer in Southern Africa of building materials and related hardware, concentrating on the home improvements market. In the currently depressed economies of Southern... read more
 
CASTLVIEW
Castleview (CVW) is a real estate investment trust that owns a single property - a shopping mall in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. That is "Pier 14" which the company describes as a "themed... read more
 
CAXTON
Caxton (CAT) is a South African printer and publisher. It publishes 13 well-known South African magazines such as Bona and Farmer's Weekly. It employs 5500 people. This company is at the heart... read more
 
CHOPPIES
Choppies (CHP) is a Botswana-based grocery retailer previously with 212 stores which operated in South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Kenya. The company has a primary listing on the Botswana... read more
 
CHROMETCO
Chrometco (CMO) is a company involved in the exploration and mining of chrome. In its results for the six months to 31st August 2020 the company reported revenue down by 3% and a headline loss... read more
 
CIL
Consolidated Infrastructure Group (CIL) is an African infrastructure company which listed on the JSE in 2007. The company has four divisions - Power, Rail, Building Materials and Oil & Gas.... read more
 
CITYLDG
City Lodge (CLH) runs a group of about 62 hotels in six African countries, with most of its business in South Africa. It is primarily aimed at the business traveller and hence its performance... read more
 
CLICKS
Clicks (CLS) describes itself as a retail-led healthcare group. It incorporates Clicks, Musica, GNC and The Body Shop. Clicks has 743 stores of which 585 include pharmacies - which makes Clicks... read more
 
CLIENTELE
Clientele Life (CLI) is a small insurance company selling short- and long-term policies and underwriting insurance products. Their products are sold through agents and brokers as well as by tele-sales.... read more
 
CLOVER
Clover (CLR) is the leading supplier of dairy products in South Africa. In the past year it has been moving towards branded high-margin products and away from bulk products. To achieve this it... read more
 
CMH
Combined Motor Holdings (CMH) runs car dealerships in Nissan, Volvo, Toyota, Opel, Subaru, Lexus, Mazda, Isuzu and Ford - selling both new and used vehicles. The motor industry is especially... read more
 
COGNITION
Cognition (CGN) is a group of companies which specialise in agency-based payment systems, fax to e-mail services, knowledge creation and management. Cognition describes itself as "a multi-disciplinary... read more
 
COMAIR
Comair (COM) was South Africa's only listed airline until it went into business rescue on 5th May 2020. It operated for British Airways in South Africa and also ran the discount airline, Kulula.... read more
 
CONDUIT
Conduit Capital (CND) is a small financial services company, mainly in the insurance industry. It has two operating divisions - Investments and Insurance & risk. Through its subsidiary, Conduit... read more
 
CORONAT
Coronation (CML) is one of South Africa's largest asset managers and the only one listed on the JSE. Founded in 1993, the company grew very well until 2015. At that point, the founding CEO resigned... read more
 
CROOKES
Crookes Brothers (CKS) is an agricultural and property company which was formed in 1913 and listed on the JSE in 1948. The company produces sugar cane, bananas, macadamia nuts, deciduous fruit... read more
 
CSG
CSG Holdings (CSG) is an outsource business, supplying staffing solutions, facility management and, recently, security services. In its results for the six months to 30th September 2020 the company... read more
 
CURRO
Curro (COH) is a private education group that concentrates on building and running schools for children up to matric. Their tertiary division was unbundled with effect from 3-10-2017 and separately... read more
 
DATATEC
Datatec (DTC) is an international IT and telecommunications company operating in more than 50 countries. It operates in the United States, South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.... read more
 
DAWN
Dawn (DAW) is a manufacturer and retailer of bathroom fittings, sanitary ware and related products in Southern Africa. The company has been battling with the depressed consumer environment in... read more
 
DELPROP
Delta Property (DLT) was a level 2 black empowered real estate investment trust (REIT) with a portfolio valued at R11,3bn and a loan-to-value ratio of 44,3%. Roughly 80% of its rental income... read more
 
DELTA
This share has been delisted
 
DENEB
Deneb (DNB) is a 67,8% subsidiary of Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI), listed on the JSE under specialty financial services. Deneb is an investment holding company with four divisions -... read more
 
DIPULA-A
Dipula "A" shares (DIA) receive a preferred income of 5% while the "B" share (DIB) receives the balance. So the "A" share is more stable and less risky. Dipula is a real estate investment trust... read more
 
DIPULA-B
Dipula "A" shares (DIA) receive a preferred income of 5% while the "B" share (DIB) receives the balance. So the "A" share is more stable and less risky. Dipula is a real estate investment trust... read more
 
DIS-CHEM
Dis-Chem Pharmacies (DCP) listed in November 2016 and competes directly with Clicks (CLS) in the pharmaceutical, medicine and beauty products markets. It is a family business run by the Saltzman... read more
 
DISCOVERY
Discovery (DSY), developed and built by Adrian Gore over the past 25 years, offers the A/B income group of people a matrix of financial services which are inter-linked and cross-selling. Thus... read more
 
DISTELL
Distell (DGH) is a Remgro (REM) subsidiary which produces a variety of alcoholic beverages which are well-known brands in South Africa and elsewhere. Their brands include Savanna, Nederburg,... read more
 
DKR
DKR is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which specialises in investing in German retail property in micro locations away from the top cities. The company has a portfolio of 174 properties... read more
 
DRDGOLD
DRDGOLD (DRD) was listed in 1895 and is the JSE's oldest listed company. It was followed by SA Breweries which was listed in 1897 and has now been acquired by Anheuser Busch. DRD is now a gold... read more
 
E-MEDIA
E-Media Holdings (EMH) owns 67,7% of E-Media Investments which in turn runs ETV and E-News as well as other smaller operations. This company is investing heavily into multi-channel businesses... read more
 
E-MEDIA-N
E-Media Holdings (EMH) owns 67,7% of E-Media Investments which in turn runs ETV and E-News as well as other smaller operations. This company is investing heavily into multi-channel businesses... read more
 
EASTPLATS
East Plats (EPS) is a mining exploration and development company engaged in the platinum group metals (PGM) and chrome markets in South Africa. The company is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange... read more
 
ECSPONENT
This share is renamed to Afristat (ATI).
 
EFFICIENT
The Efficient Group (EFG) is an asset management and financial services group managed by well-known economist, Dawie Roodt (who is also a 5,7% shareholder). It is involved in asset management,... read more
 
EFORA
Efora Energy (EEL) is an African oil and gas company incorporated in 1993 and listed on the JSE in October 1994. The company is involved in numerous projects from oil production to midstream... read more
 
ELBGROUP
The Elb Group Limited (ELR), formally Edward L Bateman, is an engineering and construction company that is involved in materials handling, minerals separation, power solutions and industrial... read more
 
ELLIES
Ellies (ELI) is a fledgling electronics company which imports and distributes electrical products and supplies solar power solutions. From its heyday in 2013 when the share traded at almost R10... read more
 
EMIRA
Emira Property (EMI) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which has substantial exposure to the South African economy through its office properties. It owns 78 properties in South Africa... read more
 
ENXGROUP
The enX Group (ENX) is a "diversified industrial group that provides branded products and services to the petrochemical, fleet management, logistics and industrial sectors. Its fleet division... read more
 
EOH
Enterprise Outsourcing Holdings (EOH) was Africa's largest information technology company with involvement in almost every aspect of computer applications. At one point the company had 11000... read more
 
EPP
EPP is a Dutch-based real estate investment trust (REIT), listed on both the JSE and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, and is owned 39% by Redefine. It owns 25 retail centers and 6 offices. It is... read more
 
EQUITES
Equites (EQU) is the only real estate investment trust (REIT) on the JSE which specialises in industrial logistics and distribution properties in South Africa and the UK. Its most recent acquisition... read more
 
ERIN
This is a bankrupt oil and gas exploration company which was listed in New York and on the JSE in 2014. The company is 56,7% held by Camac Energy Holdings, which is a company said to be controlled... read more
 
ESOR
This was one of South Africa's large listed construction and engineering companies involved in sanitation, pipelines, building and housing. Esor (ESR) recently went into business rescue in August... read more
 
ETHOSCAP
Ethos Capital Partners (EPE) is a private equity fund (PEF), incorporated in Mauritius, which invests into unlisted companies for long-term capital appreciation on behalf of its investors. Like... read more
 
ETION
Etion (ETO), previously Ansys, is an Alt-X listed technology company that started 31 years ago and listed on the JSE in June 2007. It seeks to capitalise on the digital revolution by offering... read more
 
EUROMET
Europa (EUZ) is a European metals developer which operates primarily in Spain where it mines lead, zinc and silver. They own 100% of the Toral project in Leon Province which has a 3-year investigation... read more
 
EXEMPLAR
Exemplar (EXP) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which specialises in developing rural shopping centres through its relationship with McCormick Property Development. It listed on the JSE... read more
 
EXTRACT
Extract (EXG) has only one operating division and that is MCC Contract and Mining Services which offers services to open cast mines including drilling, blasting, load hauling and rehabilitation.... read more
 
EXXARO
Exxaro (EXX) is South Africa's BEE coal company with interests in iron and heavy minerals. It has interests in Australia, America and Europe. It is a provider of coal to Eskom's Medupi power... read more
 
FAIRVEST
Fairvest (FVT) is a real estate investment trust which specialises in investing in smaller rural and non-urban shopping centers that are focused on consumers who have a lower living standard.... read more
 
FAMBRANDS
Famous Brands (FBR) is Africa's largest branded fast-food retail franchisor with 23 brands and more than 2800 restaurants. The company owns well-known South African brands like Wimpy, Debonairs... read more
 
FINBOND
Finbond (FGL) is a micro-lending and insurance operation which operates in South Africa and America. This company wants to expand in the US to the point where 70% to 80% of its income is derived... read more
 
FIRSTRND
FirstRand (FSR) has five divisions - First National Bank (FNB), Rand Merchant Bank (RMH), Wesbank, Ashburton (in the UK) and Aldermore. It operates in 10 African countries, has platforms in Africa,... read more
 
FORTRESSA
See the opinion for Fortress "B" - FFB
 
FORTRESSB
Fortress (listed on the JSE as FFA and FFB) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) with properties held in its own name and shareholdings in other REIT's. Principally, it owns shares in Nepi... read more
 
FREEDOM
Freedom Property Fund (FDP) is a property share that listed on the JSE on 12th June 2014. The properties are commercial, industrial and residential. The company's shares were suspended on the... read more
 
FRONTIER
New Frontier Properties (NFP) is listed on the Mauritius Stock Exchange and on the Alt-X of the JSE. It is, however, taxed in the UK. It is a property company which aims to invest in properties... read more
 
GAIA
Gaia (GAI) is an infrastructure investment company. It has three divisions - (1) Infrastructure Partners, which invests in large projects in energy, transport, water and sanitation; (2) Fund... read more
 
GEMFIELDS
The Gemfields Group (GML) (previously Palinghurst Group) is a mining group that has two major projects: (1) Kagem, the world's largest producer of emeralds (in Zambia) and rubies (at Montepuez... read more
 
GEMPROPA
On 10th April 2019, Arrowhead announced its intention to merge with Gemgrow. Arrowhead owns 53,3% of Gemgrow. The deal will be structured so that Gemgrow buys all of Arrowhead's shares for 0,8237... read more
 
GEMPROPB
On 10th April 2019, Arrowhead announced its intention to merge with Gemgrow. Arrowhead owns 53,3% of Gemgrow. The deal will be structured so that Gemgrow buys all of Arrowhead's shares for 0,8237... read more
 
GFIELDS
Gold Fields (GFI) is a relatively high-cost international gold mining house with a single mine in South Africa - South Deep. South Deep was bought by Gold Fields in 2006 and it has struggled... read more
 
GLENCORE
Glencore (GLN) describes itself as, "one of the world's largest global diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 90 commodities. The group's operations... read more
 
GLOBAL
Global Asset Management (GAM) is a small asset management and energy company that is extremely thinly traded and is about to be de-listed from the JSE. It is therefore of no interest to private... read more
 
GO-LIFE
Go Life International (GLI) is a company listed in Mauritius with a secondary listing on the JSE's Alt-X market. Its focus is in "nutraceuticals" which are products associated with alternative... read more
 
GRANPRADE
Grand Parade Investments (GPL) is an investment holding company with interests in the gaming industry and the fast-food industry. The company is a BEE company which was listed on the JSE in 2008.... read more
 
GREENBAY
Greenbay (GRP) is an Alt-X listed share which is one of the Resilient group of REITs (real estate investment trusts) along with Resilient itself, Rockcastle and Fortress. These companies were... read more
 
GRINDROD
Grindrod (GND) is an international freight and financial services company which operates in 28 countries. In mid-June 2018, Grindrod unbundled and separately listed its loss-making shipping division... read more
 
GRINSHIP
Grindrod Shipping (GSH) originated in South Africa as far back as 1910. The company is now based in Singapore with offices in Cape Town, Durban, London, Tokyo and Rotterdam. It has a primary... read more
 
GRITREAL
Grit (GTR) is a “pan-African” real estate company - which means that it invests in property on the African continent, but not in South Africa. It has a focus on what are known as “frontier”... read more
 
GROUP-5
Group 5 (GRF) is one of South Africa's iconic construction and engineering groups which has taken enormous strain over the past 10 years because of the fall-off in government construction contracts,... read more
 
GROWPNT
Growthpoint (GRT) is South Africa's largest real estate investment trust (REIT) with a primary listing on the JSE. Prior to COVID-19, it consistently grew its dividends 3% above the inflation... read more
 
GTCSA
GTC is a property group operating in central and Eastern Europe. The company has properties in Poland, Bucharest, Budapest, Belgrade, Sophia and Zagreb. It manages 40 office buildings and 5 retail... read more
 
HAMMERSON
Hammerson (HMN) is a massive international property company that has listed on the JSE to take advantage of South African investors who want exposure to off-shore property investments. The company... read more
 
HARMONY
Harmony (HAR) is probably South Africa's most marginal gold mine with an all-in sustaining cost of production of $720 per ounce. A marginal gold mine is one which has a cost of extraction which... read more
 
HCI
Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) is a BEE investment holding company owned by the South African Clothing and Textile Workers' Union. It has investments in gaming, hotels, media, transport,... read more
 
HERIOT
Heriot (HET) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which owns a diverse portfolio of 44 properties worth R4,827bn in retail, industrial, commercial and specialist property. It was listed on... read more
 
HOMCHOICE
Homechoice (HIL) is South Africa's largest home shopping retailer operating through two divisions - retail and financial services. It offers a broad range of home appliances, clothing, fashion,... read more
 
HOSP-B
The Hospitality Property Group (HPB) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which specialises in owning hotels and leisure activities. Tsogo injected all its hotels into HPG to separate its... read more
 
HOWDEN
Howden (HWN) is an engineering company that manufactures and sells a range of specialised air and gas handling solutions such as fans and heat exchangers to a wide range of industrial, mining,... read more
 
HUDACO
Hudaco (HDC) is an importer and supplier of "automotive, industrial and consumer products" mostly in Southern Africa. Its business has two sides (1) supplying automotive security, power tools,... read more
 
HUGE
Huge (HUG) is a telecommunications, media and software company. It has operations in South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It has the following... read more
 
HULAMIN
Hulamin (HLM) is a producer and supplier of aluminum products in South Africa and trades in more than 50 countries internationally. It supplies foil, heat-treated plate as well as standard coils... read more
 
HULISANI
Hulisani (HUL) is an energy start-up that intends investing in coal, gas, solar power, wind and hydro. The company was incorporated in 2015 and listed in April 2016. The company has investments... read more
 
HWANGE
Hwange (HWA) is a coal mining and processing company with a mine in the North West province of Zimbabwe and is 37% owned by the Zimbabwean government. This company has a primary listing on the... read more
 
HYPROP
Hyprop (HYP) is a leading property real estate investment trust (REIT) that specialises in high-quality shopping malls in South Africa and some interests in Eastern Europe and Africa to the North.... 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
 
I-BALTIC
The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) is a composite index calculated by the Baltic exchange in London and made up of the Capesize, Panamax and Supramax averages. This is a measure of ship sizes. Capesize... read more
 
I-CAC-40
The Cotation Assistee en Continu is an index of the 40 largest shares trading on the Paris stock exchange, now known as the Euronext Paris. It commenced with a base value of 1000 in 1987. It... read more
 
I-COMEX
The Comex, which was previously the commodities exchange, is a division of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX). It trades futures and options in a variety of precious and base metals. This... read more
 
I-CRBSPOT
This is the Commodity Research Bureau’s spot index of commodities. The index includes 19 commodities and is weighted 39% to energy products, especially oil, 41% to agricultural products, 7%... read more
 
I-DAX-IDX
This is a simple index of the thirty largest shares trading on the German stock exchange. The DAX is a Paasche index which began on 30-12-1987 at a base value of 1000. The DAX generally follows... read more
 
IMBALIE
Imbalie (ILE) is a beauty franchisor which operates through 150 salons and retailers. It sells its own health and beauty brands. It has 3 types of franchises - Placecol, Dream Nails and Perfect... read more
 
IMPERIAL
Imperial (IPL) was a massive logistics and motor business. It operated in 32 European and African countries and employed 27 000 people. The company split off and separately listed Motus on 22nd... read more
 
IMPLATS
Impala Platinum Holdings (IMP), or Implats, is the world's third largest platinum group metals (PGM) producer. It has been suffering over the past 7 years from aggressive union action and legislative... read more
 
INDEQTY
Indequity (IDQ) is a short-term insurance company which writes personal line business insurance on behalf of larger insurance companies. The company targets the professional and high net worth... read more
 
INDLU
Indluplace (ILU) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which specialises in residential property and which is 66,24% owned by Arrowhead Properties. It owns residential properties in South... read more
 
INGENUITY
Ingenuity (ING) is a property development company which focuses on properties in the Western Cape. The company was listed on the JSE in 2007 with the objective of developing properties in the... read more
 
INSIMBI
Insimbi (ISB) is a group which manufactures and supplies specialist products to the industrial sector. They source, buy, package and process ferrous and non-ferrous alloys, refractory and foundry... read more
 
INVICTA
Invicta (IVT) has two divisions - Engineering Solutions Group (ESG), which is a supplier of engineering consumables, components and spare parts, and Capital Equipment Group (CEG), which supplies... read more
 
INVLTD
Investec (INL) does specialist banking and asset management in South Africa, Australia, Europe, the UK and a few other countries. Brexit in the UK has put pressure on Investec shares over the... read more
 
INVPLC
Investec Plc (INP) is the holding company for most of Investec's non-Southern African operations. It is controlled by the same group of shareholders that own and control Investec Limited but... read more
 
INVPROP
Investec Property Fund (IPF) is a diversified South African real estate investment trust (REIT) with a R27,2bn portfolio (92 properties in SA) of which R15,7bn is in South Africa. Like most REIT's,... read more
 
IRONGATE
Irongate, (IAP), previously Investec Australia Property Fund, is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which concentrates on property investments in Australia and New Zealand. It is owned 23%... read more
 
ISA
ISA Holdings (ISA) is a small Alt-X listed IT company offering network, internet and information security in sub-Saharan Africa. The company claims to employ some of the leading IT security specialists... read more
 
ITLTILE
Italtile (ITE) is a franchisor of tiles, sanitary ware, flooring and home finishing products - which it manufactures and wholesales itself. The company is controlled by the Ravazotti family.... read more
 
ITUPLC
Intu (ITU) is a UK-based real estate investment trust (REIT) which is part of the FTSE 100 index. It was founded by the late Donald Gordon in 2010. It specialises in retail shopping centres located... read more
 
JASCO
Jasco (JSC) is a technology and electronics group that produces and markets products mainly in South Africa but also in East Africa. It serves a wide range of customers from water management... read more
 
JSE
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is listed on the JSE. It is a securities exchange which allows the trade of shares, bonds and derivatives. It has approximately 350 shares which are listed... read more
 
JSE-ALEX
At the time of writing, the JSE Financial and Industrial index (J250) included 138 industrial and financial shares. The largest component was Naspers which accounted for more than 25% of the... read more
 
JSE-ALS40
An index of the 40 biggest companies trading on the JSE. This index is weighted for the market capitalisation of the companies it includes and also their "free float". It is one of five "headline"... read more
 
JSE-ALT15
The index is supposed to contain the 15 largest companies trading on the Alt-X, but at the time of writing only 11 qualified for inclusion and they were dominated by Anchor Capital, which represented... read more
 
JSE-ALTX
The Alternative Exchange or Alt-X was brought in by the JSE to replace the Venture Capital Market (VCM) and the Development Capital Market (DCM) and its main purpose is to allow smaller shares... read more
 
JSE-DIVP
The JSE’s Dividend Plus Index is designed to include only those shares from the JSE Top40 and the JSE Mid-Cap which pay the best dividends based on their dividend yield. The components of the... read more
 
JSE-FIN15
The Financial and Industrial 15 index consists of the largest 15 companies by free-float market capitalisation, but it excludes Naspers and Richmont. At the time of writing, these 15 companies... read more
 
JSE-FIN30
An index prepared by the JSE actuaries which is a weighted average of the 30 largest financial and industrial shares trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. The Financial and Industrial 30... read more
 
JSE-FINA
This is an index of the financial shares trading on the JSE. It includes 60 companies (counting Investec Ltd and Investec Plc as a single company) including the larger real estate investment... read more
 
JSE-FLED
This index consists of ordinary shares which comply with all listing requirements, but are too small to be included in the All Share Index and which are not tested for liquidity. The JSE is broken... read more
 
JSE-GOLD
This is a weighted average of all gold shares traded on the JSE. The South African economy has been built on the exploitation of its mineral wealth - and gold was predominant until about 1970.... read more
 
JSE-IIND
The JSE Industrial index contains just 20 shares and, at the time of writing, was dominated by Remgro with a weighting of over 33% and Bidvest with a weighting of over 23%. These two shares had... read more
 
JSE-IND25
The Industrial 25 index contains the largest 25 shares in the industrial sector weighted for their free-float market capitalisation. This index is again dominated by Naspers (over 44% weighting... read more
 
JSE-LARG
The JSE Large Cap index contains 46 very large companies. In many ways this index is similar to the JSE Top 40 index. At the time of writing, Naspers accounted for over 23% of it, followed by... read more
 
JSE-LARM
The Large and Mid-Cap index combines the Large Cap and the Mid Cap indices into a single index. At the time of writing, it had 103 shares in it and Naspers made up over 20% of it and BHP was... read more
 
JSE-MIDC
The Mid Cap index is supposed to be the next 60 largest shares trading on the JSE, after the Top 40. In practice it sometimes contains 59 or 61. For actuarial reasons. At the time of writing... read more
 
JSE-MINI
It would be fair to say that the South African economy has been substantially built on mining - first diamonds, then gold and then platinum and a host of base metals and minerals. South Africa... read more
 
JSE-SAPY
The Sapy is an FTSE/JSE index of the top 20 liquid real estate investment trusts (REIT) by market capitalisation. 80% of a REIT's assets must be in property and they are required to earn at least... read more
 
JSE-SMLC
The JSE Small Cap index consists of all the shares which are included in the JSE overall – except for those in the JSE Top 40 and the JSE Mid Cap. The Top 40 index is an average of the 40 largest... read more
 
JUBILEE
Jubilee Metals Group (JBL) is a diversified metals recovery company which re-processes mine waste and surface materials. It is listed both on the London AIM market and on the JSE's Alt-X. It... read more
 
KAAP-AGRI
Kaap Agri (KAL) is an agricultural company owned 40,9% by Zeder, which is, in turn, 43,7% held by PSG. The company operates through over 190 retail outlets offering a wide range of products and... read more
 
KAP
KAP International Holdings (KAP) is a diversified industrial company which produces and markets timber, chemicals (PET and related chemicals), bedding and car parts. It also has a logistics division.... read more
 
KAROO
Cartrack was folded into a new international listing under the name Karoo (KRO) on 21st April 2021. It operates a vehicle recovery, insurance, telematics and fleet management company operating... read more
 
KAYDAV
Kaydav (KDV) sells compressed wood-based panelling to the construction industry through outlets in Gauteng, Western Cape and Natal. It also sells packaging materials and machinery through outlets... read more
 
KIBO
Kibo (KBO) is an African-orientated energy exploration company listed on the AIM (Alternative Investment Market) on the London Stock Exchange and on the Alt-X (Alternative Exchange) on the JSE.... read more
 
KORE
Kore (KP2) is a potash mining company which owns 97% of Sinukola Potash which has the Kola and Dougou (DX) mining leases in the Congo. Kola has a resource of 508m tons and Dougou has a resource... read more
 
KUMBA-IO
Kumba (KIO) is a highly successful iron mining operation which is owned (79%) and controlled by Anglo American. The share price doubled from R250 in December 2018 to levels around R520 in June... read more
 
LABAT
Labat (LAB) is a 57% black-owned investment holding company which listed on the JSE in 1999. The company buys and improves subsidiaries and then sells them for a profit. At the moment, Labat... read more
 
LEWIS
Lewis (LEW) is a retailer of furniture and electrical appliances operating through 807 stores under the Lewis (483 stores), Beares (137 stores), Best Home (144 stores), and most recently, United... read more
 
LIB-HOLD
Liberty (LBH) is a financial services, asset management and insurance company which is a 53,6% subsidiary of Standard Bank. It is Standard Bank's "bancassurance" partner and the two companies... read more
 
LIBERTY2D
Liberty Two Degrees (L2D) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which contains the properties spun out of Liberty - most notably, it owns a share in the Sandton shopping mall (25%), Eastgate... read more
 
LIBSTAR
Libstar (LBR) is a recently listed decentralised food and beverage company producing "consumer packaged goods" which raised R3bn in an initial public offer (IPO) in May 2018. It owns the Denny... read more
 
LIFEHC
Life Healthcare (LHC) is the second-largest, JSE main-board listed, healthcare company with private hospitals, same-day clinics and surgeries and healthcare companies in South Africa, the UK... read more
 
LIGHTHCAP
Lighthouse Capital (LTE) (previously Greenbay) was one of the Resilient group of REIT's (real estate investment trusts) along with Resilient itself, Rockcastle and Fortress. These companies were... read more
 
LONFIN
London Finance and Investment Group (LNF) is a British company involved in management and finance in the UK, America and Europe. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and the Fledgling... read more
 
LONG4LIFE
Long 4 Life (L4L) is an investment company which listed on the JSE on 7th April 2017. It raised over R2bn on listing mainly because its CEO was Brian Joffe, who is very well known for having... read more
 
LONMIN
Lonmin (LON) is the world's third largest producer of platinum group metals (PGMs). These include platinum, rhodium, palladium, iridium, ruthenium and gold. The company sold 681 580 ounces of... read more
 
LUXE
Luxe (Previously called Taste Holdings) consisted of two businesses - a food franchisor and a luxury goods retailer. It had master franchises in Southern Africa for Starbucks and Domino’s.... read more
 
M&R-HLD
Murray and Roberts (MUR) is a large South African construction company which has suffered from the sub-prime crisis and then the slump in construction spending following the 2010 World Cup. This... read more
 
MAHUBE
Mahube (MHB) is an infrastructure holding company which reversed into Gaia and is involved in large-scale energy transport, water and sanitation projects. It is 41,35% owned by the Government... read more
 
MARSHALL
Marshall (MMP) is an investment holding company with investments in the UK, Europe, USA, the far East and South Africa. In South Africa it is invested in food processing and logistics. It describes... read more
 
MAS
MAS (MSP) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which invests in office, commercial, logistics, retail, and hospitality properties in Europe and the UK. This REIT was started by Martin Slabbert... read more
 
MASPLAST
Master Plastics (MAP) is an Alt-X listed company that was spun out of Astrapak and separately listed on 24th May 2017. It is involved in manufacturing a variety of plastics for the agricultural,... read more
 
MASSMART
Massmart (MSM), 51% of which was bought by the international grocery chain Walmart in June 2011 for $2,5bn at a price of R148 per share, consists of Massmart itself, Massdiscounters, Masswarehouse,... read more
 
MASTDRILL
Master Drilling (MDI) is a South African company that specialises in drilling exploration and other holes for the mining industry, and which has diversified into drilling for hydro-electrical... read more
 
MAZOR
Mazor (MZR) is a construction company which also supplies windows and glass. The company is based in Cape Town and does structural steelworks and aluminum facades. It has two divisions - Mazor... read more
 
MC-GROUP
MultiChoice (MCG) is a leading entertainment company in Africa and one of the fastest-growing pay-TV broadcast providers in the world with 13,9m subscribers in 50 countries. Its subscriber base... read more
 
MC-MINING
MC Mining (previously "Coal of Africa") (MCZ) is a small metallurgical coal-mining company with a single producing mine (Uitkomst). Aside from Uitkomst, the company is developing the Makhado... read more
 
MEDCLIN
Mediclinic International (MEI) has its primary listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) with secondary listings on the JSE and the Namibian Stock Exchange. It has operations in Switzerland,... read more
 
MEDIAMOND
This is a mining exploration company which is evaluating the western limb of the Bushveld Complex. The Chun Can Capital Group reversed into this share in a deal on 9th November 2020. Chun Can... read more
 
MERAFE
This is a ferrochrome operation controlled by Glencore which operates mines, furnaces and smelters in Mpumalanga and Limpopo. The Glencore-Merafe joint venture can produce up to 2,3m tons of... read more
 
METAIR
Metair (MTA) produces energy solutions (batteries) and components for the vehicle manufacturing business. It has operations in Africa and in various European and Middle East countries. The company's... read more
 
METROFILE
Metrofile (MFL) is a company which specialises in records storage and management, image processing and backup. The company has been listed since 1995 and has a 57,4% black ownership. The Mineworkers... read more
 
METTLE
Mettle Investments (MLE) is an Alt-X listed financial services group that was spun out of Tradehold and unbundled into a separately listed company on 23rd May 2018. Tradehold injected R445,2m... read more
 
MINERESI
Mine Restoration (MRI) has not traded on the JSE since July 2016. It was originally in the coal business and then it became a cash shell. More recently it has been involved in manufacturing coal... read more
 
MIXTEL
Mix Telematics (MIX) is a company which specialises in vehicle tracking technology and has operations in South Africa, Australia, the UK, the US, Brazil, Thailand, and Romania. It is a service... read more
 
MMI-HLDGS
Name change - is now Mommet.
 
MOMMET
Momentum Metropolitan (MTM) is an insurance company listed on the JSE and the Namibian stock exchanges. It was formed by the merger of Momentum and Metropolitan in December 2010. The company... read more
 
MONDILTD
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MONDIPLC
Mondi (MNP) is a massive international paper and packaging company that started in South Africa, but now has interests in 30 countries and employs 26000 people. It has businesses in the full... read more
 
MONTAUK
Montauk (MNK) is an American company that specialises in extracting methane from landfills, mostly in America. The company benefits from the fact that America requires refiners of fuel to include... read more
 
MOTUS
Motus (MTH) was unbundled from Imperial (IPL) and separately listed on the JSE on 22-11-2018. It is a company that owns motor dealerships in South Africa, the UK and Australia. The company has... read more
 
MPACT
Mpact (MPT) is a large producer of paper and plastics packaging in Southern Africa. It recycles paper and cardboard and makes corrugated cardboard containers for a variety of industries as well... read more
 
MR-PRICE
Mr. Price (MRP) is a retailer of clothing, household goods and sportswear through shop fronts and online in Africa and Australia. Unlike most retailers, Mr. Price receives most of its sales in... read more
 
MTN-GROUP
MTN is a leading emerging market mobile operator, serving 280 million people (including 29m in South Africa) in 21 countries across Africa and the Middle East. MTN's three largest subscriber... read more
 
MUSTEK
Mustek (MST) is South Africa's largest assembler of personal computers under its brand name Mercer. It also imports a variety of computer products such as Samsung, Acer and Microsoft. The company... read more
 
NAMPAK
Nampak (NPK) is Africa's largest packaging company with interests in South Africa and 10 other African countries. About 60% of its turnover comes from South Africa, but only 36% of its trading... read more
 
NASPERS-N
Naspers (NPN), Africa's largest company, is a massive international social media, gaming and IT company whose main asset is 73% of Prosus (PRX) which in turn owns 29% of Tencent - a Hong Kong-listed... read more
 
NEDBANK
Nedbank (NED) is the smallest of South Africa's five big banks with a client base of just over 8 million. It has (10-10-18) separated from Old Mutual (which retains a 19,9% stake in it) as part... read more
 
NEPIROCK
Nepi-Rockcastle (NRP) is a R124bn real estate investment trust (REIT) which operates more than 50 shopping malls in 9 central and eastern European countries, mostly in Poland (24%), Romania (36%),... read more
 
NET1UEPS
Net1 (NT1) is a provider of payments solutions and related financial products in South Africa and South Korea. It also sells insurance and other financial products such as micro-lending to its... read more
 
NETCARE
The Netcare Group (NTC) operates hospitals and medical response teams throughout South Africa and Lesotho. It has 59 hospitals, 4 of which are public/private partnerships, employs 22000 people... read more
 
NEWPARK
This is a South African real estate investment trust (REIT) which has commercial and industrial properties worth R1,41bn and with a gross lettable area (GLA) of 57249 square meters. It owns four... read more
 
NICTUS
Nictus (NCS) is a furniture and electrical appliance retailer with three stores in South Africa. It also sells short-term insurance through Corporate Guarantee. In its results for the six months... read more
 
NINETY-1L
Ninety-One is an asset management company spun out of Investec and separately listed on Monday 16th March 2020. The listing occurred just as the corona epidemic was causing world stock markets... read more
 
NINETY-1P
See the opinion for Ninety 1L.
 
NIVEUS
Niveus (NIV) is an investment holding company which is owned 52,3% by HCI (also listed on the JSE). It holds three main investments - 43,75% of Alphawave Golf, 57,39% of La Concorde and 50,1%... read more
 
NORTHAM
Northam (NHM) is a fully empowered platinum mining company which operates in the Bushveld complex. In the current difficult legislative environment where the 3rd mining charter is regarded as... read more
 
NOVUS
Novus (NVS) is South Africa's largest printing company with 11 printing plants. Until recently, it had the monopoly contract to do all of Media24's printing. With effect from 1-4-18, that contract... read more
 
NUTRITION
Imuniti Holdings (NUT), or Nutrition, is a manufacturer and marketer of dried foods and water purification which it supplies to the lower LSM and mass feeding markets. It listed on the JSE in... read more
 
NUWORLD
NuWorld (NWL) is an importer and exporter of a range of Consumer goods, especially, consumer electronics, appliances and consumer durables. Its product range includes agencies for Telefunken... read more
 
NVEST
Nvest is a financial services group with the following subsidiaries - NFB Private Wealth Management, Independent Executor and Trust, NFB Insurance Brokers, NFB Asset Management, NFB Properties... read more
 
OANDO
Oando (OAO) is an oil and gas company located primarily in Nigeria. It has listings on both the JSE and the Nigerian stock exchange. The problem with a share like this from a private investor's... read more
 
OASIS
Oasis (OAS) is a property company that manages various properties applying the principles of Islamic finance. It also manages institutional investments and retirement portfolios for governments,... read more
 
OCEANA
Oceana (OCE) is Southern Africa's largest fishing business which also has significant fishing interests in the US through its Louisiana-based subsidiary Daybrook Fishing. It is listed on both... read more
 
OCTODEC
Octodec (OCT) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which owns properties mainly in the inner cities of Johannesburg (33,9%) and Pretoria (66,1%). It is owned and controlled by the founding... read more
 
OMNIA
Omnia (OMN) is a diversified chemicals company supplying products to the agricultural, chemicals and mining industries in South Africa and 48 other countries. The Agricultural division is the... read more
 
OMUTUAL
Old Mutual (OMU) is a premium African financial services group that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers across key market segments in 17 countries.... read more
 
ONELOGIX
OneLogix (OLG) is a logistics company which listed on the JSE in 2004. The company has three divisions - cross-border delivery of new cars (47% of turnover), auto-logistics for commercial vehicles... read more
 
ORION
This is a real estate investment trust that was suspended on the JSE in October 2018 because it had not produced audited financial statements by the deadline. On 29th March 2019, the company... read more
 
ORIONMIN
Orion Minerals (ORN) is an Australian exploration company which is listed on the JSE (September 2017) and on the Australian Stock Exchange in Sydney. It is trying to find funding for its copper... read more
 
PAN-AF
Pan African Resources (PAN) is a London- and JSE-listed re-treatment gold producer. With its Elikhulu plant it will be able to produce about 700 000 ounces of gold a year at a cost of about R450... read more
 
PBT-GROUP
PBT Group (PBG) is a fledgling IT company in the general finance sector. It has operations in South Africa and Europe, having recently exited operations in the Middle East and the rest of Africa.... read more
 
PEPKORH
Pepkor Holdings (Pep) (PPH), previously known as Pep, is 71,01% owned by Steinhoff International. With the collapse of the Steinhoff group following admissions of "accounting irregularities",... read more
 
PERGRIN
Peregrine (PGR) is an owner-managed asset management and stockbroking group which was founded in 1996 and listed on the JSE in 1998. It consists of Citadel, Stenham and Peregrine Capital all... read more
 
PFB
Premier Fishing (PFB) is a 55% subsidiary of listed AEEI - an investment holding company controlled by the Sekunjalo Group and ultimately by the Surve family. The company catches, processes and... 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
 
PHUMELELA
Phumelela (PHM) is a gambling and gaming company which owns 4 race courses and 5 training centers across South Africa and stages 250 race meetings per annum. It provides betting opportunities... read more
 
PICKNPAY
Pick 'n Pay (PIK) is a retail grocery chain with 1858 stores, mostly in South Africa, but also in the rest of Africa. The company was started by Raymond Ackerman in 1967 and became the dominant... read more
 
PL-GROUP
Pembury Lifestyle Group (PLG) has two divisions - running schools and retirement villages. They were listed on the JSE in April 2017 at 100c and had fallen to 38c by April 2018 when the JSE suspended... read more
 
PNR-FOODS
Pioneer Foods (PFG) is one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of food products in South Africa. It has many well-known brands like Bokomo, Ceres, Liquifruit, Weetbix, Marmite, Smash,... read more
 
PPC
PPC is a leading manufacturer and supplier of cement, aggregates, ready-mix, lime, limestone and fly-ash in Africa. It has 11 cement factories in South Africa, Botswana, the DRC, Zimbabwe, Rwanda... read more
 
PRIMESERV
Primeserv (PMV) describes itself as a, "provider of integrated business support services focused on providing client-centric human capital services, spanning staffing and recruitment services,... read more
 
PROSUS
On 11th September 2019, Naspers (NPN) separately listed Prosus (PRX) on the Euronext in Amsterdam to house all its international assets including its stake in Tencent, Mail.Ru and other internet... read more
 
PSG
PSG is an investment holding company which began in stockbroking but which has now branched out into various other businesses, including banking, education, agriculture, asset management, financial... read more
 
PSG-KST
PSG Konsult (KST) is a well-established financial services group which grew out of PSG's stockbroking business and which now offers a wide range of financial services including financial planning,... read more
 
PSV
This is an Alt-X listed industrial holding company with two divisions - Omnirapid which supplies mining and industrial consumables, and Specialised Services consisting of Cryoshield designs,... read more
 
PURPLE
Purple Group (PPE) is a trading platform and asset management company that is aimed mainly at the private investor and offers the cheapest costs of dealing in shares on the JSE. The company has... read more
 
PUTPROP
Putprop (PPR) is a property company which was spun out of Putco (the bus company) and separately listed on the JSE in July 1988. The company owns 14 properties in industrial, retail and office... read more
 
QUANTUM
Quantum (QFH) is in the chicken business. It has four divisions - Animal feeds, eggs and layers, broilers and an African division where it sells related products. Quantum was obviously badly... read more
 
QUILTER
Quilter Plc (QLT) is a company spun out of Old Mutual as part of that group's "managed separation" process. It was admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and has had a secondary... read more
 
RAC-PREFS
RECM and Calibre (RACP) is an investment holding company which has listed its preference shares on the JSE since June 2010. The company is controlled by Theunis de Bruyn, Piet Viljoen and Jan... read more
 
RANGOLD
Randgold (RNG) is a mining exploration company. It has a strong asset base which is mostly now in cash. It is being used to pursue legal claims and may be applied to investment opportunities.... read more
 
RAUBEX
Raubex (RBX) is a construction company that was started in 1974 and listed on the JSE in 2007. The company has three divisions in construction, materials and infrastructure. Recently, with the... read more
 
RAVEN
Raven Property Group (previously Raven Russia) (RAV), which took a secondary listing on the JSE from 10th September 2018, specialises in property in Russia and it is the 18th completely foreign... read more
 
RBPLAT
Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBP) is a platinum company controlled by Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH) which holds about R32bn worth of assets on behalf of the Bafokeng tribe, a tribe of 128 000 people... read more
 
RCL
RCL is a large producer of food, sugar products and chicken in South Africa which is owned 76,6% by Remgro. The company owns a number of very well-known South African brands such as 5 Star maize... read more
 
RDI
RDI (RPL) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and incorporated into the FTSE 250 index. It has a secondary listing on the JSE and has Redefine as... read more
 
REBOSIS
Rebosis (REB) was the first substantially black-owned and black-controlled real estate investment trust (REIT) listed on the JSE. It has a 50% exposure to retail property with the balance in... read more
 
REDEFINE
Redefine (RDF) is the second largest real estate investment trust in South Africa (after Growthpoint) with assets worth R75,3bn against a market capitalisation of R23,5bn. The company mainly... read more
 
REINET
Reinet (RNI) is an investment holding company whose main asset is a holding of roughly 3% of British American Tobacco (BAT) which now accounts for 40,6% of its net asset value (NAV) - down from... read more
 
REMGRO
Johann Rupert's Remgro (REM) is an investment holding company which owns 28,2% of Rand Merchant Bank Holdings (RMH) and 3,9% of Firstrand. RMBH owns 34,1% of Firstrand too - which effectively... read more
 
RENERGEN
Renergen (REN) describes itself as an "integrated alternative energy business" which invests in renewable energy projects in Africa. The company listed on the JSE in June 2015 and has been losing... read more
 
RESGEN
Resource Generation (RSG) is a junior coal mining company that is busy developing the Boikarabelo mine in the Waterberg in Limpopo Province. The company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange... read more
 
RESILIENT
The Resilient group of companies (Resilient, Lighthouse - previously Greenbay, Rockcastle and Fortress) used to be the high-flyers of the property sector until the beginning of 2018 when a damning... read more
 
REUNERT
Reunert (RLO) is a company involved in electrical appliances, electrical engineering and information communications. The company has been in existence for 130 years and listed for 70 years. It... read more
 
REX-TRUE
Rex Trueform (RTO) is an extremely thinly traded company listed on the JSE - which makes it completely impractical for private investors in its current form. The company was established in 1937... read more
 
REXTRUE-N
Rex Trueform (RTO) is an extremely thinly-traded company listed on the JSE - which makes it completely impractical for private investors in its current form. The company was established in 1937... read more
 
RHBOPHELO
RH Bophelo (RHB) is a black-owned African healthcare company that listed on the JSE in July 2017 as a "special purpose acquisition company" (SPAC) after raising R500m (50 000 shares at R10 per... read more
 
RHODES
Rhodes (RFG) is a Western Cape manufacturer of convenience foods - started by Cecil John Rhodes in 1896. It has several well-known South African brands like Bisto, Bull Brand and Hinds. It has... read more
 
RICHEMONT
Richemont (CFR) is the world's second-largest supplier of luxury goods controlled by the Rupert family in Stellenbosch. Its sales are entirely located overseas so it is an excellent rand-hedge.... read more
 
RMBH
Rand Merchant Bank Holdings (RMH) is a company which owned 34,1% of Firstrand and, since 2016, has been investing in property. RMBH was started 41 years ago by GT Ferriera, Laurie Dippenaar and... read more
 
RMIH
Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (RMI) is an investment holding company which owns a financial services portfolio worth R56bn consisting of 24,8% of Discovery, 30% of UK insurer Hastings, 27,4%... read more
 
ROCKWELL
Rockwell (RDI) develops and operates alluvial diamond deposits. The company owns and operates the Wouterspan property in Douglas, South Africa. This property has previously been mined, but has... read more
 
ROLFES
Rolfes (RLF) is a black-empowered chemicals company in the fledgling sector of the JSE which supplies products to the agricultural, chemicals, colourants, food ingredients and water industries.... read more
 
S-OCEAN
South Ocean (SOH) is a manufacturer of low-voltage electrical cables and an importer of light fittings and electrical accessories. The company has an electrical cable manufacturing plant at Alrode... read more
 
SA-CORP
SA Corp (SAC) owns a group of 199 industrial, retail, storage, residential and office properties in South Africa plus a 50% stake in a joint venture in Zambia with 3 properties. The bulk of this... read more
 
SABVEST
Sabvest Capital (SBV) is an investment holding company which listed on the JSE in 1988. Previously, the company had both ordinary and "N" shares which were very thinly traded. To rectify this... read more
 
SAFARI
Safari (SAR) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The company owns 9 operational properties in South Africa - 8 retail outlets and one day-care center with a total value of R3,4bn and a... read more
 
SANLAM
Sanlam (SLM) is one of the largest insurance and financial services groups in South Africa. It was established in 1918 and demutualised in 1998 and then listed on the JSE and the Namibian Stock... read more
 
SANTAM
Santam (SNT) is South Africa's largest short-term insurer with about 22% of the market. This means that it does not engage in endowment insurance, annuities or any kind of investment insurance.... read more
 
SANTOVA
Santova (SNV) is an international logistics company with 19 offices in 7 countries. The company designs, implements, coordinates, controls and monitors international supply chain activities.... read more
 
SAPPI
Sappi (SAP) manufactures paper, dissolving wood pulp (DWP) and paper pulp internationally and supplies products in 150 countries. DWP is used to manufacture clothing, packaging products and many... read more
 
SASFIN
Sasfin (SFN) is a banking group that specialises in various types of finance for small businesses and high net-worth individuals. It was listed on the JSE in 1987. The company has been investing... read more
 
SASOL
Sasol (SOL) is a massive international chemicals and energy company which has its roots in the oil-from-coal technology developed during the apartheid era in South Africa. About 50% of the company's... read more
 
SATRIX40
The Satrix Top 40 (STX40) is an ETF (exchange traded fund) that tracks the FTSE/JSE Top 40 providing exposure to the 40 largest shares, by market capitalisation, listed on the JSE. The Satrix... read more
 
SEAHARVST
Sea Harvest (SHG) is South Africa's most popular frozen fish brand with about 38% of the market. It is controlled by Brimstone which has a 54,92% stake. Sea Harvest catches, processes and freezes... read more
 
SEBATA
Sebata (SEB) is an investment holding company with four divisions - software solutions, water technologies, ICT support services and consulting. Their software solutions division consists of... read more
 
SEPHAKU
Sephaku (SEP) is a construction materials business in South Africa which supplies ready-mixed cement products and cement to the construction industry. The group consists of 100% of Metier Mixed... read more
 
SEREIT
Schroder European Real (SCD), Sereit, is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which specialises in providing investors with a reliable return by investing in properties in Europe. The company... read more
 
SHOPRIT
Shoprite (SHP) is the largest grocery retailer and consumer goods company in Africa. Intense price competition has prevented supermarkets from passing on price increases to consumers. The share... read more
 
SIBANYE-S
Sibanye (SSW) is a mining house which has been on a rapid acquisition trail accumulating platinum and gold mines in South Africa and America. The company is run by Neal Froneman who is well-known... read more
 
SILVERB
Silverbridge (SVB) is a small IT and communications company which focuses on the financial sector. The company operates in 4 divisions - software, outsourcing, data and digital solutions. In... read more
 
SIRIUS
Sirius (SRE) is a real estate investment trust (REIT), listed on the JSE and the London Stock Exchange (LSE), which specialises in office, manufacturing and warehousing properties in Germany.... read more
 
SOUTH32
South 32 (S32) was spun out of BHP Billiton in 2015 and contained all of BHP's South African coal assets. It is, in its own right, a diversified miner of base metals and minerals such as zinc,... read more
 
SPANJRD
Spanjaard (SPA) is a thinly-traded distributor and manufacturer of specialised lubricants and related products for industrial and automotive applications. It has operations in the UK, Netherlands... read more
 
SPAR
Spar (SPP) runs a chain of supermarkets across Southern Africa with 2402 stores. It also operates the Build-It chain in hardware and building materials and the Tops Liquor chain. It has operations... read more
 
SPEARRIT
Spear (SEA) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which specialises in properties in and around Cape Town. It was started by Mike Flax and the CEO is Quintin Rossi. Both of these men have... read more
 
SPURCORP
Spur (SUR) is a very well-known franchisor with 631 fast-food restaurants. In South Africa it has 559 restaurants (with 80% able to trade during load-shedding) and it has branches overseas. About... read more
 
STADIO
Stadio (SDO) is a tertiary education institution that offers a wide range of post-school training. The company offers higher education through five universities offering higher certificates,... read more
 
STANBANK
Standard Bank (SBK) is South Africa's second largest bank by market capitalisation - after First National Bank. It has widespread interests in the rest of Africa which are now contributing 34%... read more
 
STEFSTOCK
Stefanutti (SSK) is a South African construction company which offers roads and earthworks, marine construction, concrete structures, bulk pipelines, piling, geotechnical services, open pit contract... read more
 
STEIN-NV
This share has been the subject of considerable drama since the Viceroy Report was produced in December 2017. Basically, the company has admitted to "accounting irregularities" - which essentially... read more
 
STELLAR
Stellar Capital (SCP) is an investment holding company with interests in financial services companies (Prescient, Friedshelf and Praxis). In its results for the year ended 30th June 2020 the... read more
 
STENPROP
Stenprop (STP) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which is listed on the London Stock Exchange and the JSE. It owns commercial property in the UK, Switzerland and Germany. The company is... read more
 
STOR-AGE
Stor-age (SSS) is the JSE's only real estate investment trust (REIT) which specialises in buying and running domestic storage facilities in all major South African cities and in the UK. Its business... read more
 
SUNINT
Sun International (SUI) is a casino and hotel operator with interests in South Africa, Chile, Peru and recently, Argentina. The depressed economy in South Africa impacted on the performance of... read more
 
SUPRGRP
Super Group (SPG) is a large international logistics group offering transportation to the industrial sector. The company has a policy of not paying dividends, preferring to undertake share buy-backs... read more
 
SYGNIA
Sygnia (SYG) describes itself as a "specialist financial services group". It is South Africa's largest provider of exchange traded funds (ETF) and has a number of unit trusts. The company has... read more
 
TASTE
This share has been re-named Luxe.
 
TCS
This company claims to be an IT company supplying software and administration services to municipalities and provincial governments. It has no active website and the share has been suspended... read more
 
TELEMASTR
Telemasters (TLM) is a company which supplies voice, data and cloud communications using fixed line, fixed cellular, fixed data and PBX services. It has three divisions - voice, cloud PBX and... read more
 
TELKOM
Historically, Telkom (TKG) was the government-controlled provider of fixed line telephone connectivity in South Africa. With the advent of cell phones, Telkom was forced to subsidise the development... read more
 
TEXTAINER
Textainer (TXT) is one of the world's largest lessors of containers with 3,5m twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEU) in its fleet. It is listed on the New York Stock exchange and on the JSE. The... read more
 
TEXTON
Texton (TEX) is a small real estate investment trust (REIT). The company owns 48 retail, industrial and office properties, 55,4% of which are in South Africa and the balance in the UK. After... read more
 
TFG
The Foschini Group (TFG) is an international retailer of 28 fashion brands. It has 4083 trading outlets in 32 countries around the world. It has a division in London and one in Australia, aside... read more
 
THARISA
Tharisa (THA) is a mining company that mines and beneficiates platinum group metals (PGM's) and chrome. The company is listed in London and on the JSE. The Tharisa mine on the south-west limb... read more
 
THL
Tsogo Sun Hotels (THL) was split out of Tsogo Sun (TSG) in June 2019 and separately listed to house Tsogo's hotels and hospitality business. The company is a major supplier of hotel accommodation... read more
 
Thungela
Thungela (TGA) Thungela is Anglo American's coal assets which has been unbundled into the hands of Anglo shareholders and separately listed on the JSE and the LSE because of Anglo's policy of... read more
 
TIGBRANDS
Tiger Brands (TBS) is a massive, diversified food producer and marketer in South Africa. It produces and sells such well-known brands at Jungle Oats, Tastic Rice, Koo, All Gold, Albany bread,... read more
 
TONGAAT
Tongaat (TON) is two businesses - land development and sugar. The company owns 17600 hectares of land of which 9100 hectares along the Natal coast can be developed. The property is valued at... read more
 
TORRE
Torre (TOR) is an industrial company which operates through various divisions. Torre itself supplies a range of branded products such as Gabriel, Autolite, Textar and High-lift to companies in... read more
 
TOWER
Tower (TWR) is a diversified property company which owns 41 properties worth approximately R4,5bn in South Africa and Croatia (5 properties accounting for 37% of the portfolio). Its properties... read more
 
TRADEH
Tradehold (TDH) is a real estate investment company with property in the UK (42,7%) and Southern Africa which is 48% owned by Christo Wiese. More than 40% of its assets are in the UK and held... read more
 
TRANSCAP
Transaction Capital (TCP) is a company which specialises in financing, repairing, insuring and selling minibus taxis in South Africa. It completely dominates the entire value chain associated... read more
 
TRANSCEND
Transcend (TPF) is an Alt-X listed real estate investment trust (REIT) which specialises in residential property. It listed at the start of 2016, but is exceedingly thinly traded with a portfolio... read more
 
TRELLIDOR
Trellidor (TRL) is a manufacturer of barrier security products, blinds and security shutters since 1976. The company is divided into the Trellidor business (security barriers) and the Taylor... read more
 
TREMATON
Trematon (TMT) is an investment holding company with subsidiaries, joint ventures and associate companies, mostly in the Western Cape. The company also invests in listed and unlisted shares.... read more
 
TRENCOR
Trencor's (TRE) primary asset is 47,78% of Textainer, a US listed renter of shipping containers (Twenty-foot units or TEUs). It should be noted that Trencor spent R100m buying back its own shares... read more
 
TRNPACO
Transpaco (TPC) is a small manufacturer of paper and plastic packaging. It is also involved in re-cycling. In its results for the six months to 31st December 2020, the company reported revenue... read more
 
TRNSHEX
Trans Hex (TSX) is one of the longest standing diamond-mining operations listed on the JSE with more than 50 years in the business. For most of its life, Trans Hex mined diamonds which it found... read more
 
TRUSTCO
Trustco (TTO) is a financial services group operating out of Namibia and controlled by its CEO, Dr. Q. van Rooyen who holds just over 50% of the shares. The company has three main areas of activity... read more
 
TRUWTHS
Truworths (TRU) is a clothing, footwear and accessories retailer that operates in Southern Africa and the UK, and is listed on the JSE and the Namibian Stock Exchange. It makes 70% of its sales... read more
 
TSOGO-SUN
Tsogo (TSG) is a gaming, hotel and entertainment business which has split into separate gaming and hotel businesses in order to unlock shareholder value and to enable each business to become... read more
 
UNICORN
Unicorn Capital (UCP) is a company which outsources mainly to the coal mining industry. The company has been listed in the JSE's fledgling division since 1993 and went through a major restructuring... read more
 
UNION
Union Atlantic (UAT) is a junior mining operation which seeks to exploit base metals and minerals through brownfield exploration (development where the minerals have already been discovered).... read more
 
UPARTNERS
Universal Partners (UPL) is an investment holding company with a primary listing in Mauritius and a secondary listing on the Alt-X of the JSE. It listed in 2013 and has made five investments:... read more
 
VALUE
Value Group (VLE) is a logistics company operating in Southern Africa with six divisions (1) Transportation (2) Distribution (3) Warehousing (4) Import and Export (5) Materials Handling (6) Repairs... read more
 
VERIMARK
Verimark (VMK) is a well-known South African retailer of unusual products which cannot generally be found in conventional shops. It sources, develops and distributes products in housewares, fitness,... read more
 
VISUAL
Visual International Holdings (VIS) is a small, cash-strapped property development company operating in the Cape Town area. The company announced on 2nd July 2018 that publication of its financial... read more
 
VIVO
Vivo (VVO) is an energy share which owns Shell service stations mainly in South Africa, but also in other countries in Africa to the North. Vivo has bought 230 service stations from Engen which... read more
 
VODACOM
Vodacom (VOD) is South Africa's largest airtime and data provider for cell phones. It is a subsidiary of the international company Vodaphone. Its competitors are MTN, Cell-C and Telkom. The cell... read more
 
VUKILE
Vukile (VKE) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) trading on the JSE and the Namibian Stock Exchange. It owns properties directly, shares in other REITs, property in the UK as well as a growing... read more
 
VUNANI
Vunani (VUN) is a black-owned financial services group with interests in asset management, investment, banking, property and stockbroking. It also has an interest in coal mining which has been... read more
 
WBHO
WBHO (WBO) is now South Africa's largest construction company - after the demise of Aveng and Murray & Roberts. It has a market capitalisation of about R6bn. It diversified early into Africa... read more
 
WEARNE
Wearne (WEA) is a supplier of materials to the building and construction industry. It supplies pre-mix products, pre-cast concrete products, readymix concrete and aggregates. It is listed on... read more
 
WESCOAL
Wescoal (WSL) is a 51% black-owned South African coal mining and distribution company. Its revenue is derived 35% from its trading division which supplies coal products to a wide variety of users... read more
 
WESIZWE
Wesizwe (WEZ) is a miner of platinum group metals through its development of the Bakubung Platinum Mine (BPM). The company is developing a mine to access the Merensky and Upper Group 2 (UG2)... read more
 
WILDRNESS
Wilderness Holdings (WIL) is a tourism company which is focused on safari tours together with transfers, camps, as well as finance and asset management. It serves an international market with... read more
 
WOOLIES
The sad fall of the Woolworths share (WHL) price has been occasioned by the decision of previous CEO, Ian Moir, and his board to buy David Jones in Australia for AU$2,1bn which has now had R12bn... read more
 
WORKFORCE
Workforce (WKF) is a labour broker that also does recruitment, specialist staffing, training, consulting, employee health management and sells financial and insurance products. In its results... read more
 
YEBOYETHU
Yeboyethu (YYLBEE) is a special purpose vehicle (SPV) which was formed on 19th June 2008 as a BEE scheme with the objective of holding "A" ordinary shares of Vodacom. It originally held 3,44%... read more
 
YORK
York Timber Holdings (YRK) is a forestry company which owns plantations and processing plants, as well as a wholesaling distribution network. It is the biggest player in the South African plywood... read more
 
ZARCLEAR
This is an A2X-listed investment holding company focused on financial market infrastructure and managing a capital base. Their investment portfolio is located 38% in South Africa and 62% overseas.... read more
 
ZEDER
Zeder (ZED) is PSG's listed, 43,7%-held, investment holding company in agriculture. Just under half (51,2%) of the Zeder portfolio was its stake (28,6%) in Pioneer Foods (PFG) with a sum-of-the-parts... read more
 
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ZX-TWK
TWK (ZXTWI) describes itself as, "a diversified agriculture and forestry company, headquartered in Piet Retief, Mpumalanga. It operates mainly in Mpumalanga and Kwazulu-Natal, but with business... read more