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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...

DCP34.70 ▾ 0.35 (1%)
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Opening Price
Day’s Low Price34.53
Day’s High Price35.12
Traded Volume99,422
Number of Deals216
Gross Turnover3.45M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share0.9050
Price/Earning Ratio38.73
Dividend Per Share0.51
Dividend Yield1.46%
Shares Outstanding860M
Market Capitalization30.1B
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 34.70. DCP closed its last trading day (Friday, January 14, 2022) at 35.05 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 0.1% gain over its previous closing price of 35.00 ZAR. Dis-Chem Pharmacies began the year with a share price of 35.42 ZAR but has since lost 1.04% off that price valuation, ranking it 212th on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is the 82nd most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Oct 15, 2021 - Jan 14, 2022). DCP has traded a total volume of 59.1 million shares—in 56,143 deals—valued at ZAR 2.01 billion over the period, with an average of 938,545 traded shares per session. A volume high of 3.94 million was achieved on December 17th, and a low of 34,601 on December 24th, 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.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
PIKPick n Pay Stores Ltd26.4B53.42+1.81%
SPPThe Spar Group Ltd32.8B170.11+1.79%
SHPShoprite Holdings Ltd123B208.58-0.14%
BIDBID Corporation Ltd108B322.46-1.22%
CLSClicks Group Ltd74.9B307.14-2.66%
CHPChoppies Enterprises Limited978M0.75-3.85%
KALKaap Agri Limited4.01B54.00+11.4%
SNHSteinhoff International Holdings23.3B5.46+8.76%
TRUTruworths Int Ltd24.2B56.70+8.52%
RTORex Trueform Group Ltd354M17.00+6.25%

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  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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