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South African (JSE) Life and Health Insurance Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 28, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D4.1%
  • 3M-10.5%
  • 1Y-1.6%
  • YTD-6.1%

Over the last 7 days, the Life and Health Insurance industry has risen 4.1%, driven by gains from every company within the industry. Despite this gain, the industry's performance has been flat over the past year. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 17% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the South African Life and Health Insurance Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sat, 28 May 2022R357.3bR703.8bR23.6b17x
Mon, 25 Apr 2022R376.4bR703.8bR23.6b16.7x
Wed, 23 Mar 2022R449.5bR749.0bR25.2b25x
Fri, 18 Feb 2022R450.2bR690.2bR21.5b26.6x
Sun, 16 Jan 2022R425.4bR690.2bR21.5b24.6x
Tue, 14 Dec 2021R385.9bR690.2bR21.5b23.6x
Thu, 11 Nov 2021R404.3bR690.2bR21.5b22.5x
Sat, 09 Oct 2021R408.3bR690.2bR21.5b22x
Mon, 06 Sep 2021R385.8bR688.8bR20.1b24.4x
Wed, 04 Aug 2021R360.8bR689.2bR20.1b21.9x
Sat, 08 May 2021R353.1bR579.4bR8.8b29.6x
Tue, 09 Feb 2021R353.5bR470.0b-R2,510,476,000.0030.3x
Mon, 02 Nov 2020R290.9bR442.0b-R1,735,979,500.0028.8x
Thu, 06 Aug 2020R346.2bR413.5b-R951,483,000.00127.6x
Sun, 10 May 2020R341.7bR492.3bR15.8b18.7x
Sat, 01 Feb 2020R423.2bR570.6bR32.5b11.5x
Tue, 05 Nov 2019R456.1bR520.6bR31.9b12.3x
Fri, 09 Aug 2019R450.7bR470.6bR31.3b13x
Median PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: R472.7bTotal Earnings: R27.4bTotal Revenue: R411.0bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South African Life and Health Insurance Industry Median PE3Y Average 29.9x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are more pessimistic on the industry, indicating that they anticipate long-term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 17.0x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 29.9x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Life and Health Insurance industry have declined 4.9% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 20% per year.
  • This means that although more sales are being generated, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased, which has decreased profits.

Industry Comparison

How does South African Life and Health Insurance compare with similar industries?

ZA Market2.68%
Life and Health Insurance4.05%
Property and Casualty Insurance3.29%
Insurance Brokers0%
General Insurance0%
Industry PEThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
SLM SanlamR66.435.7%
OMU Old MutualR12.483.6%
DSY DiscoveryR141.182.0%
RMI Rand Merchant Investment HoldingsR28.454.3%
MTM Momentum Metropolitan HoldingsR15.573.5%
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