List of Opinions

The PDSnet opinions give a current overview of every listed company and are updated in response to messages on the Stock Exchange News Service (SENS), ur own in-house analysis and articles appearing in the media.

Each opinion gives the company’s nature of business, a summary of its most recent financial statements, a view of its technical (charting) position and our opinion as to its value at the current market price.

The Opinions are updated for interim and final reports as well as quarterlies, trading statements and trading updates. They cover every share listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

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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... read more


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... read more


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... read more


Safari (SAR) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The company owns 7 operational properties in South Africa - 8 retail outlets and one day-care center with... read more


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... read more


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... read more


Santova (SNV) is an international logistics company with 19 offices in 7 countries. The company designs, implements, coordinates, controls and monitors international... read more


Sappi (SAP) manufactures paper, dissolving wood pulp (DWP) and paper pulp internationally and supplies products in 150 countries. DWP is used to manufacture clothing,... read more


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.... read more


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... read more

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

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... read more


Sebata (SEB) is an investment holding company with four divisions - software solutions, water technologies, ICT support services and consulting. Their software... read more


Sephaku (SEP) is a construction materials business in South Africa which supplies ready-mixed cement products and cement to the construction industry. The group... read more


Schroder European Real (SCD), Sereit, is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which invests in properties in Europe. The company listed in London and on the JSE... read more


Shoprite (SHP) is the largest grocery retailer and consumer goods company in Africa. Intense price competition has prevented supermarkets from passing on price... read more


Sibanye (SSW) is a mining house which has been on a rapid acquisition trail accumulating platinum and gold mines in South Africa and America and is now broadening... read more


Silverbridge (SVB) is a small IT and communications company which focuses on the financial sector. The company operates in 4 divisions - software, outsourcing,... read more


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... read more


An Australian palladium mining company with a secondary listing on the JSE. South PD owns 70% of a South African company called "Miracle upon Miracle" (MUM). In... read more


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... read more


Spanjaard (SPA) is a thinly-traded distributor and manufacturer of specialised lubricants and related products for industrial and automotive applications. It has... read more


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... read more


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... read more


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)... read more


Stadio (SDO) is a tertiary education institution that offers a wide range of post-school training. The company offers higher education through five universities... read more


Standard Bank (SBK) is 160 years old and is South Africa's second largest bank by market capitalisation - after First National Bank. It has widespread interests... read more


Stefanutti (SSK) is a South African construction company which offers roads and earthworks, marine construction, concrete structures, bulk pipelines, piling, geotechnical... read more


This share has been the subject of considerable drama since the Viceroy Report was produced in December 2017. The company has admitted to "accounting irregularities"... read more

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 2021 the... read more

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... read more


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... read more


Super Group (SPG) is a large international logistics group offering transportation to the industrial sector. The company has a policy of not paying dividends,... read more


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... read more