South Central Africa’s companies are the smallest in Sub-Saharan Africa excluding South Africa with the largest company ranking number 39 of the Top 30 companies in Sub-Saharan Africa excluding South Africa.
Dramatic price movements of some Zimbabwean and Zambia stocks in the past year; Econet was up 101% while Copperbelt Energy Corp and ZANACO were up 245% and 400% respectively.
2 of the 5 countries represented in the report had positive US$ returns (YTD):
- Zambia 12.1%
- Botswana 2.8%
Fundamental valuation outliers
NOTE: Valuations figures are listed as at 28 June 2022. Please click on the company name for an updated share price.
Companies with the highest and lowest Return on Equity
- Airtel Malawi 97.0% with a share price at 48.67 MWK
- Standard Bank Namibia with a share price at 4.25 NAD
Companies with the highest and lowest Price to Earnings Ratio
- EcoCash Holdings Zimbabwe 106.0x with a share price at 68.39 ZWL
- ZANACO 3.8x with a share price at 2.60 ZMK
Companies with the highest and lowest Dividend Yield
- Chilanga Cement 15.0% with a share price at 13.37 ZMK
- Namibian Breweries, First Capital Holdings, EcoCash Holdings Zimbabwe, Zambian Breweries and StanChart Zambia are currently not paying dividends.
Companies with the highest and lowest Price to Book Value Ratio
- EcoCash Holdings Zimbabwe 24.83x with a share price at 68.39 ZWL
- Standard Bank Namibia 0.51x with a share price at 4.25 ZMK
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