Let's just get it out of the way immediately, Naspers is a great company.
It really is.
I am in no way a Naspers bear. But I am a cautious bull.
I do not, for one second, think Naspers will pull a Steinhoff, Mediclinic, Aspen, Tongaat, [insert other JSE listed entity] on us anytime soon.
But I am still underweight on the stock for some very fundamental investment reasons. And, given t... ››› more
On Wednesday 27 February we watched and heard the 'Kudu Horn' blow, as we witnessed MultiChoice Group (JSE: MCG) listing on the JSE at just R95 per share.
We knew this was coming as parent company, Naspers announced the unbundling of MultiChoice in September 2018.
MultiChoice has come a long way. With its subsidiaries including, Showmax, MultiChoice Botswana and MultiChoice Namibia to na... ››› more
“Triple Witching” refers to the combined expiration of the Index futures, Index options and stock options. In the UK and US this happens on Friday's, but in SA it happens a day earlier on Thursday. The event typically creates increased market activity and in some cases volatility.
Global markets were relatively subdued for last week's expiry, the US, UK and European majors were firmer by b... ››› more
JSE All Share marginally positive, up 0,7%
After several volatile weeks, due to policy uncertainty, some calm appears to have returned to the markets. The JSE All Share Index was up 0,7% last week. Resources were down 3%, while Industrial's up 1,8% and Financials' up 2,5% lifted the markets overall.
Brent Crude up 5%
Russia indicated it would support a cut in output if adopted by Opec. Ma... ››› more
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is a complex web of companies and investment opportunities. If you look at all the shares on the JSE right now, you see big brands and recognisable logos.
What you don't always see the billions of rands that keep these listed companies afloat. I looked around to find a list of the top 20 shares on the JSE right now... Most of the lists are outdated, making... ››› more
This morning, media and internet company Naspers announced a deal worth around R16 billion that will make it the biggest shareholder in Russia's biggest online classified platform, Avito.
The deal will make Naspers the largest shareholder in the Russian company.
Let's take a closer look at the deal…
Naspers will acquire Avito shares from other shareholders
Naspers [JSE:NPN], which... ››› more
Founded in 1915, Naspers is a multinational media group from South Africa. It's one of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange's Top 40 companies…
Full name: Naspers Limited
Short name: Naspers-N
Sector: Media – media
Five top facts about Naspers
Naspers employs about 28,000 people and operates in 130 countries across the world. It specialises in three business are... ››› more
Late yesterday, South African media giant Naspers announced a deal to boost its e-commerce business.
Shares in the company soared this morning on the back of the news.
Let's take a closer look at what the deal means for Naspers…
Naspers is joining forces with three other firms to boost its emerging market business
Naspers [JSE:NPN] is to “join forces with Singapore Press Holding... ››› more
Earlier today, Naspers released its results for the year to the end of March. The media giant revealed that growth in profit was down, but its dividend was up for the year. Investors have punished the share price lower. Let's take a closer look at what the results showed.
Naspers’ profit growth slowed
Naspers revealed “consolidated revenue growth of 26%,” reports Fin24. Fuelling revenue ... ››› more
The JSE ended the yesterday higher after lacklustre morning trade. Pulling the local bourse higher was solid platinum and gold prices, and bumper performances by Naspers and Sasol. This helped the JSE shrug off negative sentiment. Let's take a closer look at what happened…
Gold and platinum buoyed the market’s performance
It was a day of “volatile trading” on the JSE yesterday, says I... ››› more
Shares on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange took a slide yesterday, mirroring the performance of global markets. Not helping the JSE was a heavy fall by Naspers. Its share price took a knock as its Chinese investment Tencent continues to slide. Let's take a closer look at what happened on the JSE yesterday…
The JSE fell over 1%
The JSE slid yesterday shadowing “a broad-based sell-off across... ››› more
Back in the day, the typical CEO earned about twenty times the average worker... But today, it's well over two hundred times!
Then there's also the "golden parachutes," where unsuccessful CEOs who leave the company get giant payouts large enough for them to retire.
All these pay schemes can lead to one thing - Failure.
I'll show you what you need to look for in a company to make sure ma... ››› more
It was a bumper day on the JSE as the local bourse closed higher. Helping boost the local market was multinational media giant Naspers. The company soared to an all-time high. And a stronger rand helped out the banks. Let's take a closer look at what happened on the JSE on the first trading day of the week…
Yesterday saw the JSE finish the day “at its highest level in four weeks,” reports ... ››› more
Yesterday, multinational media group Naspers closed at a high. Shares in the company soared after Chinese company Tencent, which Naspers owns a third of, added nearly 6%. The performance of Naspers helped the JSE finish the day firmly higher. Let's take a closer look at what's going on with Naspers…
Naspers closed at a high yesterday, reports IOL. The share gained 4.41% closing the day at R1,2... ››› more
Right now Chinese stocks are trading at a 32% discount to their five year average.
And with positive data releases and the National People's Congress policy meeting, scheduled for next month, you have a great opportunity to profit from a rally in Chinese stocks.
In fact, right now there are two shares you can buy today to ride the Chinese rally all the way to the bank. And best of all, you d... ››› more
Yesterday, South Africa's stock market fell after bad news hit the JSE. The release of poorer than forecast economic growth figures for the third quarter hit investor confidence. And media giant Naspers tumbled after warning of weaker earnings ahead. Let's take a closer look at what happened on the JSE yesterday…
Stock fell yesterday “as Naspers tumbled after the high flying internet firm sa... ››› more
Earlier today, Naspers Ltd released its results for the six months to the end of September. The media group showed that it is investing heavily in its internet business. But the company warns that full year earnings and cash flow will bear the brunt as it funds this expansion. Let's take a closer look at what the results revealed…
Naspers posted “a 16% growth in first half earnings,” says ... ››› more
The media industry links the world, with the Internet playing a crucial role in terms of the exchange of information. This isn't news. Neither is it news that media companies have generated revenue increasingly through online channels as opposed to hard issues/print, such as newspapers and magazines. But what's interesting to investors is the cases where companies, which traditionally had print re... ››› more
Investors are holding their breath in anticipation of results from multinational media and technology group Naspers this week. And according to reports, they're expected to be especially strong when they come out tomorrow. But that's not the only thing that's seen Naspers' share price run up ahead of tomorrow's results release…
In a market rampant with fear, uncertainty and negativity, it’s... ››› more
At the moment, it seems that everything going wrong with SA's economy relates to the weak rand. But for some companies, a weak rand is fantastic news. Read on to find out why Naspers is celebrating the rand's demise…
As worries continue about the ever weakening rand, multimedia group Naspers is revelling in it.
And it’s evident in the group’s latest results…
The weak rand boosts Na... ››› more
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