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ASC - Ascendis Health Ltd

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Ascendis Health is a South African-based international health and wellness company marketing leading brands and products.

Ascendis Health Limited is drug manufacturer that produces and distributes health products for the human, animal, and plant markets. Ascendis Health has four segments: Phyto-Vet, Consumer Brands, Pharma-Med, and International. The Phyto-Vet segment supplies health...

Ascendis Health Ltd is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Ascendis Health is traded on the JSE under the ticker symbol “ASC”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of JSE:ASC is ZAE000185005. Ascendis Health Ltd is currently the 289th most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 424 million, which makes about 0.0023% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

ASC0.67 ▾ 0.02 (2.9%)
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price0.67
Day’s High Price0.71
Traded Volume754,542
Number of Deals30
Gross Turnover517,179.61
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share-0.3530
Price/Earning Ratio-1.90
Dividend Per Share0.11
Dividend Yield16.4%
Shares Outstanding632M
Market Capitalization424M
Monetary values are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) unless otherwise stated

ASC Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Ascendis Health Ltd (ASC) is ZAR 0.67. ASC closed its last trading day (Friday, September 29, 2023) at 0.67 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 2.9% drop from its previous closing price of 0.69 ZAR. Ascendis Health began the year with a share price of 0.65 ZAR and has since gained 3.08% on that price valuation, ranking it 145th on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders can be optimistic about ASC knowing the stock has accrued 8% over the past four-week period—36th best on JSE.

Ascendis Health is the 134th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Jul 3 - Sep 29, 2023). ASC has traded a total volume of 17.6 million shares—in 640 deals—valued at ZAR 11.1 million over the period, with an average of 279,986 traded shares per session. A volume high of 3.89 million was achieved on August 10th for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Ascendis Health on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


Profile of Ascendis Health Ltd.

Ascendis Health Ltd. operates in the Health Care sector, specifically, the Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology industry.

Factsheet of Ascendis Health Ltd.

Health Care
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
31 Georgian Crescent, Bryanston, Johannesburg, 2191
011 036-9600

ASC Industrial Market Competitors

Ascendis Health Ltd., issuers of the ASC stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, have seven market competitors who are also engaged in the Health Care sector and/or Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology industry. The table below presents an overview of their market standing.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
APNAspen Pharmacare Holdings76.7B171.82+26%
AIPAdcock Ingram Hldgs Ltd9.67B57.00+12.9%
GLIGo Life International Ld13.8M0.01-50%
LHCLife Healthcare Group Holdings29.7B20.26+20%
NTCPNetcare Limited Pref533M82.00+2.5%
NTCNetcare Limited19.4B13.50-6.9%
ACTAfroCentric Inv Corp Ltd3.16B3.83-25.5%

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

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