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MRF - Merafe Resources Ltd

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Merafe is listed on the JSE Ltd. in the General Mining sector under the share code MRF. Currently, the main focus of Merafe's business is on the 20.5% participation of its wholly owned subsidiary, Merafe Ferrochrome and Mining (Pty) Ltd., in the earnings before interest, tax depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of the Glencore-Merafe Chrome Venture (the Venture), in which Glencore has a 79.5% participation. Merafe and Glencore South Africa operations (Glencore) formed the Venture in July 2004 when the companies pooled their chrome operations to create the largest ferrochrome producer in the world.

Merafe Resources Ltd through its wholly owned subsidiary, Merafe Ferrochrome and Mining Proprietary Limited, participates in chrome mining and the beneficiation of chrome ore into ferrochrome. The Glencore-Merafe Chrome Venture (Venture) operates five ferrochrome smelters,...

Merafe Resources Ltd is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Merafe Resources is traded on the JSE under the ticker symbol “MRF”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of JSE:MRF is ZAE000060000. Merafe Resources Ltd is currently the 158th most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 3.2 billion, which is about 0.017% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

MRF1.28 ▴ 0.04 (3.23%)
9 hours ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price1.22
Day’s High Price1.28
Traded Volume279,529
Number of Deals41
Gross Turnover350,030.48
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share0.6140
Price/Earning Ratio2.08
Dividend Per Share0.33
Dividend Yield25.8%
Shares Outstanding2.5B
Market Capitalization3.2B
Monetary values are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) unless otherwise stated

MRF Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Merafe Resources Ltd (MRF) is ZAR 1.28. MRF closed its last trading day (Monday, February 26, 2024) at 1.28 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 3.2% gain over its previous closing price of 1.24 ZAR. Merafe Resources began the year with a share price of 1.30 ZAR but has since lost 1.54% off that price valuation, ranking it 194th on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ worries are compounded by the fact that MRF has lost 5% of the stock’s value from January 29th to date.

Merafe Resources is the 85th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Nov 24, 2023 - Feb 26, 2024). MRF has traded a total volume of 40.4 million shares—in 2,449 deals—valued at ZAR 51.6 million over the period, with an average of 641,108 traded shares per session. A volume high of 3.07 million was achieved on January 12th, and a low of 12,820 on February 21st, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Merafe Resources on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


Profile of Merafe Resources Ltd.

Merafe Resources Ltd. operates in the Basic Materials sector, specifically, the Mining industry.

Factsheet of Merafe Resources Ltd.

Basic Materials
Building B Second Floor, Ballyoaks Office Park, 35 Ballyclare Drive, Bryanston, 2191
011 783-4780

MRF Industrial Market Competitors

Merafe Resources Ltd., issuers of the MRF stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Basic Materials sector and/or Mining industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

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