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MCG - MultiChoice Group Ltd

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The Group is the leading Pan-African video entertainment platform, offering DTH and DTT as well as online services, in 50 countries across Africa. As at 31 March 2018, the Group serviced 13.5 million subscribers, generated more than R47 billion in revenue with a trading profit of over R6 billion and core headline earnings of over R1 billion. Having invested and established operational and technology infrastructure across the continent for both linear and online services coupled with its quality and diverse content, the Group believes that it is prepared to maintain this leading position as video entertainment grows and evolves in Africa. Building on the focus on the customer and further investment in its online platforms are expected to provide further growth opportunities in the Rest of Africa and Connected Video on the back of healthy cash flows in South Africa.

MultiChoice Group Ltd is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). MultiChoice is traded on the JSE under the ticker symbol “MCG”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of JSE:MCG is ZAE000265971. MultiChoice Group Ltd is currently the 44th most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 51.3 billion, which is about 0.276% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

MCG115.90 ▾ 0.10 (0.09%)
11 hours ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price115.00
Day’s High Price117.36
Traded Volume2.23M
Number of Deals2,735
Gross Turnover259M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share-5.32
Price/Earning Ratio-21.79
Dividend Per Share5.65
Dividend Yield4.87%
Shares Outstanding443M
Market Capitalization51.3B
Monetary values are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) unless otherwise stated

MCG Stock Market Performance


The current share price of MultiChoice Group Ltd (MCG) is ZAR 115.90. MCG closed its last trading day (Tuesday, April 16, 2024) at 115.90 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 0.1% drop from its previous closing price of 116.00 ZAR. MultiChoice began the year with a share price of 81.02 ZAR and has since gained 43.1% on that price valuation, ranking it 11th on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders can be optimistic about MCG knowing the stock has accrued 8% over the past four-week period—52nd best on JSE.

MultiChoice Group is the 37th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Jan 16 - Apr 16, 2024). MCG has traded a total volume of 114 million shares—in 179,260 deals—valued at ZAR 11.9 billion over the period, with an average of 1.81 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 11.7 million was achieved on April 8th, and a low of 264,617 on April 2nd, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of MultiChoice on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


Profile of MultiChoice Group Ltd.

MultiChoice Group Ltd. operates in the Consumer Services sector, specifically, the Media industry.

Factsheet of MultiChoice Group Ltd.

Consumer Services
MultiChoice City, 144 Bram Fischer Drive, Randburg, South Africa, 2194
011 289-6604

MCG Industrial Market Competitors

MultiChoice Group Ltd., issuers of the MCG stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Consumer Services sector and/or Media industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
EMHE Media Holdings Ltd205M3.22+2.55%
AMEAfrican Media Ent Ltd229M33.00+0.03%
CATPCaxton & CTP 6% Preference Shares4.76M95.15-4.85%
CATCaxton & CTP Publishers Limited3.58B10.00-6.54%
EMNE Media Holdings Ltd -N-1.13B2.96-6.62%
IBXIbex Investment Holdings Ltd1.4B93.51+16.9%
HILHomechoice Int plc2.67B25.00+16.8%
ADHADvTECH Ltd15.4B27.72+13%
MRPMr Price Group Ltd41.3B161.00+2.67%
DCPDis-Chem Pharmacies Limited27.1B31.50+2.64%

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


  1. Koboro AaronKoboro Aaron
    Jan 25, 2024 18:51 GMT

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  2. Solomon RivomboSolomon Rivombo
    Jun 19, 2023 05:27 GMT

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