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LAB - Labat Africa Ltd

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Labat is a local black owned and managed Investment holding company and was founded and incorporated in 1995 by Brian van Rooyen and Victor Labat and listed on the JSE in 1999 as one of the first listed BEE companies. Labat has been a major Government contractor providing consulting and related services since 1995. Labat has since inception successfully implemented many high-profile Government assignments. Involved in the provision of quality management, business and retail services.

Labat Africa Ltd is the investment holding company, through its subsidiary, is engaged in designing and marketing of integrated circuits. The operating segments of the company are Technology, Logistics and Head Office Operations....

Labat Africa Ltd is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Labat Africa is traded on the JSE under the ticker symbol “LAB”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of JSE:LAB is ZAE000018354. Labat Africa Ltd is currently the 384th most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 99.1 million, which is about 0.0005% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

LAB0.18 ▾ 0.04 (18.18%)
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price0.18
Day’s High Price0.23
Traded Volume2.01M
Number of Deals35
Gross Turnover403,544.68
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share-0.0650
Price/Earning Ratio-2.77
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding550M
Market Capitalization99.1M
Monetary values are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) unless otherwise stated

LAB Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Labat Africa Ltd (LAB) is ZAR 0.18. LAB closed its last trading day (Friday, May 27, 2022) at 0.18 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording an 18.2% drop from its previous closing price of 0.22 ZAR. Labat Africa began the year with a share price of 0.29 ZAR but has since lost 37.9% off that price valuation, ranking it 401st on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ worries are compounded by the fact that LAB has lost 18% of the stock’s value from April 28th to date.

Labat Africa is the 88th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Feb 23 - May 27, 2022). LAB has traded a total volume of 62.9 million shares—in 998 deals—valued at ZAR 14.7 million over the period, with an average of 998,956 traded shares per session. A volume high of 3.47 million was achieved on April 4th, and a low of 12,332 on May 13th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Labat Africa on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


Profile of Labat Africa Ltd.

Labat Africa Ltd. operates in the Industrials sector, specifically, the Transportation industry.

Factsheet of Labat Africa Ltd.

23 Kroton Avenue, Weltevreden Park, Roodepoort, 1709
011 675-6844

LAB Industrial Market Competitors

Labat Africa Ltd., issuers of the LAB stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Industrials sector and/or Transportation industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
GNDGrindrod Ltd5.4B7.74+56.4%
GSHGrindrod Shipping Hldg Ltd7.39B400.00+52.7%
SNVSantova Logistics Ltd962M6.95+37.9%
TRETrencor Ltd850M4.90+6.75%
GNDPGrindrod Ltd Pref60.2B86.25+2.76%
OLGOnelogix Group Ltd723M2.76-8%
SPGSuper Group Ltd10.9B29.29-13.9%
WKFWorkforce Holdings Limited402M1.65+26.9%
TPCTranspaco Ltd677M21.50+26.5%
MMPMarshall Monteagle plc968M27.00+21.6%

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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