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DCP - Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited

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Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited operates a chain of pharmacy stores. The Company offers medicines, beauty care, supplements, toiletries, and other health care products. Dis-Chem Pharmacies serves dispensaries, family clinics, and self-medication centers in South Africa.

Dis-Chem is a leading retail pharmacy group in South Africa with a 'Pharmacy First' approach meaning that ALL stores have a dispensary. Dis-Chem operates two main divisions namely Retail and Wholesale. The retail division contributes the majority share to turnover and operating profit. It consists of our store base, clinic services, the courier business known as Dis-Chem Direct, our online business and our ancillary services which include our beauty and hair salons. The wholesale division operates a fine picking wholesale business. It has three contributors to turnover: 1) Dis-Chem, 2) Independent pharmacies and 3) TLC.

Dis-Chem has 129 stores across the country, with its predominant exposure in Gauteng, including three stores in Namibia. The group operates from three store formats: 1) Big box format, 2) Alternative format and 3) Dis-Chem The Local Choice. Dis-Chem is positioned to be a destination store, where consumers can shop a full basket of products from our dispensary, personal care and beauty, healthcare and nutrition, baby care and other categories.

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Ltd is a pharmaceutical company based in South Africa. Its product portfolio includes personal care products, beauty products, healthcare and nutrition products, and dispensary and baby care products. The operating segments of the...

DCP29.54 ▴ 0.12 (0.41%)
55 minutes ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price28.60
Day’s High Price29.78
Traded Volume706,140
Number of Deals754
Gross Turnover20.9M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share0.7780
Price/Earning Ratio37.81
Dividend Per Share0.31
Dividend Yield1.05%
Shares Outstanding860M
Market Capitalization25.4B
Monetary values are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) unless otherwise stated

DCP Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited (DCP) is ZAR 29.54. DCP closed its last trading day (Tuesday, September 21, 2021) at 29.42 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 2.6% gain over its previous closing price of 28.68 ZAR. Dis-Chem Pharmacies began the year with a share price of 21.01 ZAR and has since gained 40% on that price valuation, ranking it 85th on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Investors should, however, take caution of DCP’s recent bad performance, having lost 7% of its value in the past four weeks.

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is the 40th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Jun 24 - Sep 21, 2021). DCP has traded a total volume of 140 million shares—in 61,675 deals—valued at ZAR 4.29 billion over the period, with an average of 2.22 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 77.8 million was achieved on August 25th, and a low of 163,817 on July 16th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Dis-Chem Pharmacies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


Profile of Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited was founded on March 18, 2005 and operates in the Consumer Services sector, specifically, the Food & Drug Retailers industry. Dis-Chem Pharmacies contracts an estimated total number of 13,500 employees.

Factsheet of Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited
Consumer Services
Food & Drug Retailers
23 Stag Road, Midrand, Gauteng, 1682, South Africa

DCP Industrial Market Competitors

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited, issuers of the DCP stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Consumer Services sector and/or Food & Drug Retailers industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

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SPPThe Spar Group Ltd39.1B203.89+7.57%
SNHSteinhoff International Holdings13.4B3.06+194%
TGOTsogo Sun Hotels LTD4.43B3.00+105%
LEWLewis Group Ltd2.89B41.50+85.7%
TSGTsogo Sun Gaming Ltd10.1B9.28+82%

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