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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...

ASC1.10 ▪ 0.00
7 hours ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price1.07
Day’s High Price1.24
Traded Volume3.08M
Number of Deals159
Gross Turnover3.56M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share-3.2590
Price/Earning Ratio-0.34
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding489M
Market Capitalization538M
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 1.10. ASC closed its last trading day (Thursday, October 21, 2021) at 1.10 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Ascendis Health began the year with a share price of 0.75 ZAR and has since gained 46.7% on that price valuation, ranking it 92nd on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders can be optimistic about ASC knowing the stock has accrued an outstanding 104% over the past four-week period alone—third best on JSE.

Ascendis Health is the 30th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Jul 23 - Oct 21, 2021). ASC has traded a total volume of 184 million shares—in 5,026 deals—valued at ZAR 139 million over the period, with an average of 2.92 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 18.5 million was achieved on October 13th, and a low of 162,267 on August 18th, 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 a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Health Care sector and/or Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top nine by year-to-date performance.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
APNAspen Pharmacare Holdings112B244.96+95.4%
AIPAdcock Ingram Hldgs Ltd8.59B48.85+6.2%
GLIGo Life International Ld9M0.01-66.7%
ACTAfroCentric Inv Corp Ltd3.22B5.60+47.4%
LHCLife Healthcare Group Holdings35.2B24.01+42.8%
NTCNetcare Limited23.7B16.50+32%
AVLAdvanced Health Limited195M0.39+30%
NTCPNetcare Limited Pref109B75.50+19.8%
MEIMediclinic Int plc49.9B67.62+18.8%

Index of African Stock Exchanges:

  1. Botswana Stock Exchange
  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Stock 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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