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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 164th most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 3.05 billion, which is about 0.017% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

MRF1.24 ▴ 0.02 (1.64%)
4 hours ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price1.19
Day’s High Price1.24
Traded Volume677,055
Number of Deals31
Gross Turnover835,890.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share0.6140
Price/Earning Ratio1.99
Dividend Per Share0.33
Dividend Yield27.1%
Shares Outstanding2.5B
Market Capitalization3.05B
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 1.24. MRF closed its last trading day (Tuesday, September 26, 2023) at 1.22 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 1.7% gain over its previous closing price of 1.20 ZAR. Merafe Resources began the year with a share price of 1.32 ZAR but has since lost 7.58% off that price valuation, ranking it 257th on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ worries are compounded by the fact that MRF has lost 11% of the stock’s value from August 28th to date.

Merafe Resources is the 59th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Jun 28 - Sep 26, 2023). MRF has traded a total volume of 72 million shares—in 3,489 deals—valued at ZAR 90.6 million over the period, with an average of 1.14 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 4.86 million was achieved on July 3rd, and a low of 65,493 on July 10th, 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.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
HARHarmony GM Co Ltd49.8B80.48+36.9%
DRDDRD Gold Ltd13.9B16.09+31.5%
GFIGold Fields Ltd201B224.65+27.5%
ORNOrion Minerals Limited1.36B0.24+14.3%
PANPan African Resource plc7.91B3.56+6.27%
ANGAnglogold Ashanti Ltd144B343.05+4.2%
BHGBHP Group2.68T528.88+0.41%
MDIMaster Drilling Grp Ltd2.04B13.50-6.77%
GLNGlencore plc1.3T105.00-7.93%
THATharisa plc5.37B17.75-11.3%

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  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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