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South African (JSE) Capital Markets Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-2.9%
  • 3M17.4%
  • 1Y51.5%
  • YTD52.0%

Over the last 7 days, the Capital Markets industry has dropped 2.9%, driven by declines in Investec Group and Brait of 1.5% and 15%, respectively. Meanwhile, Trematon Capital Investments actually outperformed within the industry, gaining 7.7% in the last week. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 51%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the South African Capital Markets Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Mon, 29 Nov 2021R158.4bR68.4bR17.8b10.9x
Wed, 27 Oct 2021R151.1bR60.1bR13.6b11.5x
Fri, 24 Sep 2021R136.1bR58.8bR12.8b11.5x
Sun, 22 Aug 2021R131.1bR61.3bR12.8b11x
Fri, 09 Jul 2021R129.2bR61.3bR12.8b11.3x
Thu, 01 Apr 2021R116.3bR61.1bR12.8b9.8x
Sun, 03 Jan 2021R101.0bR57.5bR9.6b9.5x
Wed, 07 Oct 2020R85.6bR59.8bR6.7b8.1x
Tue, 30 Jun 2020R91.9bR63.5bR5.8b10.7x
Fri, 03 Apr 2020R88.0bR68.8bR5.6b8.3x
Mon, 06 Jan 2020R149.3bR60.6bR8.0b10.3x
Thu, 10 Oct 2019R144.6bR59.4bR7.8b12.6x
Wed, 03 Jul 2019R162.5bR59.4bR14.8b13.7x
Sat, 06 Apr 2019R154.4bR63.7bR16.0b12.9x
Tue, 08 Jan 2019R156.0bR69.8bR18.5b15.7x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: R161.6bTotal Earnings: R19.8bTotal Revenue: R69.7b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 11.2x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Capital Markets industry have declined 3.4% per year over the last three years, while revenues have remained mostly flat. This means that although sales have remained flat, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased, which has decreased profits.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the South African Capital Markets industry?

Diversified Capital Markets-1.52%
Financial Exchanges and Data-2.87%
Asset Management-4.10%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Financial Exchanges and Data industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 13.8x. It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Asset Management industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 11.3x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Diversified Capital Markets industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 6.3% over the next 5 years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

TMT Trematon Capital Investments7.7%+R52.3m45.8%PS1.8x
AEE African Equity Empowerment Investments1.1%+R4.9m1.1%PS0.1x
MHB Mahube Infrastructure0.2%+R551.5k29.2%PE28.6x
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