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ABSA - Absa Bank Botswana

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Absa Bank Botswana Limited, formerly Barclays Bank of Botswana, is the leading commercial bank in Botswana. The company opened its doors in 1950 as Barclays with its first branch in Lobatse. By 1975, when Barclays became an incorporated entity in Botswana, the bank had expanded its network with additional branches. Barclays Bank Botswana is part of Absa Group Limited, one of Africa's largest diversified financial services group with a presence in 12 countries across the continent.

With a current network of 34 branches and 115 ATM machines throughout the country, Absa Bank is the biggest bank and among the oldest corporate citizens in Botswana. The bank has shown dedication to several community causes over the years by partnering with organizations such as Stepping Stones International, Mothers for All, and the Kalahari Conservation Society. Absa Bank provides financial support to outstanding postgraduate students through the Barclays F. G. Mogae Scholarship Fund.

Absa Bank Botswana is listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE). Absa is traded on the BSE under the ticker symbol “ABSA”. Absa Bank Botswana is currently the fifth most valuable stock on the BSE with a market capitalization of BWP 4.08 billion, which makes about 1.05% of the Botswana Stock Exchange equity market.

ABSA4.79 ▴ 0.01 (0.21%)
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Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price4.79
Day’s High Price4.79
Traded Volume508
Number of Deals2
Gross Turnover2,433.32
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share
Price/Earning Ratio
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding852M
Market Capitalization4.08B
Monetary values are quoted in Pula (BWP) unless otherwise stated

ABSA Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Absa Bank Botswana (ABSA) is BWP 4.79. ABSA closed its last trading day (Monday, July 4, 2022) at 4.79 BWP per share on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE), recording a 0.2% gain over its previous closing price of 4.78 BWP. Absa began the year with a share price of 4.64 BWP and has since gained 3.23% on that price valuation, ranking it 10th on the BSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Absa Bank Botswana is the seventh most traded stock on the Botswana Stock Exchange over the past three months (Mar 31 - Jul 4, 2022). ABSA has traded a total volume of 1.53 million shares valued at BWP 7.25 million over the period, with an average of 24,297 traded shares per session. A volume high of 668,896 was achieved on April 21st for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Absa Bank Botswana on the Botswana Stock Exchange.


Profile of Absa Bank Botswana Limited

Absa Bank Botswana Limited operates in the Financials sector, specifically, the Banking industry. Absa Bank Botswana contracts an estimated total number of 1,100 employees. The company's board of directors, chaired by Andrew Oduetse Motshidisi, is composed of seven members whose names are listed below.

  1. Motshidisi, Andrew Oduetse
  2. Maika, Lawrence
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  3. Dube, Ambassador Alfred
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  4. Molosi, Kenneth
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  5. Mynhardt, Tobias
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  6. Ramaphane, Kgotlayarona
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  7. Osman, Mohamed
    Independent Non-Executive Director

Factsheet of Absa Bank Botswana Limited

Building 4, Plaza Plot 74358, Central Business District, Gaborone, Botswana
+267-315-9575, +267-391-2129, +267-315-9524, +267-363-3900

ABSA Industrial Market Competitors

Absa Bank Botswana Limited, issuers of the ABSA stock on the Botswana Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Financials sector and/or Banking industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

Index of African Stock Exchanges:

  1. Botswana Stock Exchange
  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Securities Exchange
  6. Malawi Stock Exchange
  7. Nairobi Securities Exchange
  8. Nigerian Stock Exchange
  9. Uganda Securities Exchange
  10. Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

Comments (2)

  1. Cornelius VanderwesthuizenCornelius Vanderwesthuizen
    Mar 23, 2021 14:41 GMT

    I want to buy shares from your company

  2. Shawn MajagaShawn Majaga
    Nov 3, 2020 16:54 GMT

    I want to buy some shares please

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