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SAP - Sappi Ltd

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Sappi is a global company with operations in North America, Europe and Southern Africa and is focused on providing dissolving wood pulp, packaging and speciality papers, printing and writing papers as well as biomaterials and biochemicals to Sappi's direct and indirect customer base across more than 150 countries.

The group’s dissolving wood pulp products are used worldwide mainly by converters to create viscose fibre for fashionable clothing and textiles, as well as other consumer products; quality packaging and speciality papers are used in the manufacture of such products as soup sachets, luxury carry bags, cosmetic and confectionery packaging, boxes for agricultural products for export, tissue wadding for household tissue products and casting release papers used by suppliers to the fashion, textiles, automobile and household industries; our market-leading range of printing and writing papers are used by printers in the production of books, brochures, magazines, catalogues, direct mail and many other print applications; biomaterials include nanocellulose, fibre composites and lignosulphonate; biochemicals include second generation sugars.

Sappi Ltd produces and sells a variety of paper and paper-related products. The two categories of products are specialized cellulose and paper. Specialized cellulose, which is dissolved wood pulp, is used in the production of...

Sappi Ltd is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Sappi is traded on the JSE under the ticker symbol “SAP”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of JSE:SAP is ZAE000006284. Sappi Ltd is currently the 74th most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 28.2 billion, which is about 0.138% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

SAP49.11 ▾ 0.41 (0.83%)
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Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price49.06
Day’s High Price50.09
Traded Volume164,175
Number of Deals307
Gross Turnover8.11M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share20.5140
Price/Earning Ratio2.41
Dividend Per Share2.67
Dividend Yield5.39%
Shares Outstanding570M
Market Capitalization28.2B
Monetary values are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) unless otherwise stated

SAP Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Sappi Ltd (SAP) is ZAR 49.11. SAP closed its last trading day (Tuesday, November 29, 2022) at 49.52 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 1.2% drop from its previous closing price of 50.14 ZAR. Sappi began the year with a share price of 45.66 ZAR and has since gained 8.45% on that price valuation, ranking it 86th on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Investors should, however, take caution of SAP’s recent poor performance, having lost 12% of its value in the past four weeks.

Sappi is the 33rd most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Sep 2 - Nov 29, 2022). SAP has traded a total volume of 176 million shares—in 161,979 deals—valued at ZAR 8.63 billion over the period, with an average of 2.8 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 8.87 million was achieved on September 29th, and a low of 1.06 million on October 28th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Sappi on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


Profile of Sappi Ltd.

Sappi Ltd. operates in the Basic Materials sector, specifically, the Forestry & Paper industry.

Factsheet of Sappi Ltd.

Basic Materials
Forestry & Paper
108 Oxford Road, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, 2198
011 407-8111

SAP Industrial Market Competitors

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

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
MNPMondi plc155B318.87-19.3%
YRKYork Timber Holdings Ltd894M2.70-28%
SXMSable Exploration & Mining Ltd2.18M0.50+355%
MCZMC Mining Limited1.17B2.95+178%
EXXExxaro Resources Ltd78.3B224.17+46.6%
GLNGlencore plc1.44T111.77+37.7%
SOLBE1BEE - Sasol Limited110B171.50+22.5%
ARIAfrican Rainbow Min Ltd63B280.42+21.3%
MDIMaster Drilling Grp Ltd2.03B13.42+16.9%
GMLGemfields Group Limited4.22B3.50+15.1%

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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