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SLM - Sanlam Limited

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The Sanlam Group is one of the largest established financial services groups in South Africa. Established in 1918, the group demutualised in 1998 and Sanlam Ltd then listed on the JSE Ltd. and the Namibian Stock Exchange. The group has business interests elsewhere in Africa, Europe, United Kingdom and India, the USA and Australia.

Sanlam sells multiple insurance products and provides a variety of investment and wealth management services. Its products and services are organized into five categories: life insurance, general insurance, investment management, credit and structuring, and administration,...

Sanlam Limited is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Sanlam is traded on the JSE under the ticker symbol “SLM”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of JSE:SLM is ZAE000070660. Sanlam Limited is currently the 25th most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 126 billion, which makes about 0.602% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

SLM56.37 ▾ 0.54 (0.95%)
3 hours ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price56.08
Day’s High Price57.25
Traded Volume4.1M
Number of Deals3,046
Gross Turnover231M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share4.1880
Price/Earning Ratio13.46
Dividend Per Share3.60
Dividend Yield6.39%
Shares Outstanding2.23B
Market Capitalization126B
Monetary values are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) unless otherwise stated

SLM Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Sanlam Limited (SLM) is ZAR 56.37. SLM closed its last trading day (Friday, March 31, 2023) at 56.37 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 0.9% drop from its previous closing price of 56.91 ZAR. Sanlam began the year with a share price of 48.72 ZAR and has since gained 15.7% on that price valuation, ranking it 43rd on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Sanlam is the ninth most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Jan 3 - Mar 31, 2023). SLM has traded a total volume of 373 million shares—in 286,149 deals—valued at ZAR 21 billion over the period, with an average of 5.93 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 23.7 million was achieved on March 16th, and a low of 1.77 million on February 20th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Sanlam on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


Profile of Sanlam Ltd.

Sanlam Ltd. operates in the Financials sector, specifically, the Insurance industry.

Factsheet of Sanlam Ltd.

2 Strand Road, Bellville, Cape Town, 7530
021 947-9111

SLM Industrial Market Competitors

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

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RHBRH Bophelo Limited246M3.80+68.9%
TTOTrustco Group Holdings Ltd1.12B0.69+68.3%
HCIHosken Consolidated Investments Ltd17.2B200.89+28.4%
BRNBrimstone Inv Corp Ltd-N1.61B7.16+27.2%
ETF5IT1nvest S&P 500 IT ETF572M16.55+26.1%

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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