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MTN - MTN Group Ltd

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MTN Group Limited is an emerging markets mobile telecommunications provider operating across South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Uganda, Syria, and Sudan. The majority of the company's revenue is earned through South Africa and Nigeria. At end December 2019, it had 251 million customers across Africa and the Middle East. MTN Group offers voice, data and digital services to retail customers in the 21 countries in which its operations have telecoms licences.

MTN Group Ltd is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). MTN is traded on the JSE under the ticker symbol “MTN”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of JSE:MTN is ZAE000042164. MTN Group Ltd is currently the 13th most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 228 billion, which makes about 1.21% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

MTN125.43 ▴ 4.52 (3.74%)
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Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price121.25
Day’s High Price125.91
Traded Volume3.22M
Number of Deals9,075
Gross Turnover399M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share11.54
Price/Earning Ratio10.48
Dividend Per Share3.30
Dividend Yield2.73%
Shares Outstanding1.88B
Market Capitalization228B
Monetary values are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) unless otherwise stated

MTN Stock Market Performance


The current share price of MTN Group Ltd (MTN) is ZAR 125.43. MTN closed its last trading day (Thursday, June 1, 2023) at 120.91 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 0.9% drop from its previous closing price of 121.97 ZAR. MTN began the year with a share price of 127.30 ZAR but has since lost 5.02% off that price valuation, ranking it 226th on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

MTN Group is the 11th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Feb 28 - Jun 1, 2023). MTN has traded a total volume of 319 million shares—in 485,526 deals—valued at ZAR 40 billion over the period, with an average of 5.06 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 17.2 million was achieved on May 31st, and a low of 1.62 million on May 29th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of MTN on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


Profile of MTN Group Ltd.

MTN Group Ltd. operates in the Telecommunications sector, specifically, the Mobile Telecommunications industry.

Factsheet of MTN Group Ltd.

Mobile Telecommunications
216 - 14th Avenue, Fairland, Roodepoort, 2195
083 912-3000

MTN Industrial Market Competitors

MTN Group Ltd., issuers of the MTN stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, have five market competitors who are also engaged in the Telecommunications sector and/or Mobile Telecommunications industry. The table below presents an overview of their market standing.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
HUGHuge Group Ltd473M2.74-3.86%
VODVodacom Group Ltd231B111.03-9.51%
BLUBlue Label Telecoms Ltd3.44B3.77-22.8%
TKGTelkom SA SOC Ltd14.3B28.00-6.73%
TLMTelemaster Holdings Limited56.3M0.98-18.3%

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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