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Barloworld Ltd (JSE: BAW) | SHARE PRICE

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 24 May 2024

Barloworld Ltd is one of South Africa’s oldest companies operating as a distributor of leading global brands and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

Latest Barloworld Ltd Share Price

The graph above shows the latest Barloworld Ltd share price on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Investors have seen Barloworld Ltd shares perform well historically, and it remains a steady investment. Barloworld Ltd stock is live on the JSE under the stock symbol of BAW and is available to trade via various brokers in South Africa.

What is Barloworld Ltd

Barloworld Ltd has corporate offices in Johannesburg (South Africa) and Maidenhead (United Kingdom) and through inspiring leadership, a reputation for ethical conduct and innovation the company is committed to giving back to the community for more than a hundred years.

Barloworld Ltd distributes international brands through the core divisions of the company that consist of Equipment (earthmoving equipment and power systems), Automotive and Logistics.

The history of Barloworld Ltd can be traced back to 1902 when it was founded in Durban by Major Ernest (Billy) Barlow, first selling wool products, and later engineering equipment. The company was expanded by his son Charles Sydney Barlow into the sale and service of Caterpillar products.

Barloworld Ltd entered the motor business, and eventually started to manufacture cement, paint, stainless steel and household appliances. The company also entered the mining industry through the acquisition of Rand Mines Limited, with a new company called Barlow Rand. In 2016, Barloworld and German company BayWa entered into a joint venture to expand their agriculture and materials handling operations in Southern Africa.

Today, Barloworld Ltd has a diversified portfolio of products and services in more sectors of the value chain and renders the following services: integrated rental, fleet management, product support and logistics solutions.

Barloworld Ltd has its headquarters at 61 Katherine Street, Sandton, 2196.

Barloworld Ltd has more than 19,750 employees and the current CEO of Barloworld Ltd is Dominic Malentsha Sewela.

Barloworld Ltd.’s equity stocks are for sale online on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) under the stock symbol BAW.

Barloworld Ltd forms part of the General Industrials Industry and the Industrials Sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

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Barloworld Ltd Stock Performance

The current price for Barloworld Ltd stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is 94.03 ZAR.

BAW stocks closed a recent trading day (Friday 17 September 2021) at 95.56 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), experiencing a 1% drop from its previous closing price of 96.57 ZAR.

An analysis of financial data of Barloworld Ltd showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 19.2 Billion ZAR, with a Price/Earnings ratio of 58.20 and earnings per share of 1.6420 ZAR. The dividend per share of BAW was 1.37 ZAR and its dividend yield was 1.43%. A total of 201 Million shares were outstanding.

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With an increase of earnings per share and reliable profits over a period, investors who want to buy or sell Barloworld Ltd stocks can be assured of lucrative dividends and earnings in times to come.

According to an analysis on the live chart of Barloworld Ltd, analysts forecast further improved performance for the Industrials Sector with market share growing as trading volumes increase.

Highlights of Barloworld Ltd in 2021

Barloworld Ltd started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 91.10 ZAR on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and it has gained 4.9% in value on its price valuation, ranking 265th on the JSE where its year-to-date performance is concerned.

Barloworld Ltd is currently the 129th most-traded stock on the JSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 26.2 million shares, which were finalised in 81,830 deals and were valued at a total of 2.69 billion ZAR over the recent three month period from 22 June to 17 September 2021, with an average of 415,225 shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 1.87 million was achieved on 16 September and a low of 105,780 on 30 August.

How to buy Barloworld Ltd stocks – Step by Step

The stock market is one of the most attractive financial markets that sees millions of retail investors and traders' participating daily. To buy, sell or trade Barloworld Ltd stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), traders and investors can follow a few simple steps:

  1. Find the share that you want to buy, in this case, “BAW”.
  2. Select a forex broker that offers access to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
  3. Review the broker's trading conditions, fees, deposit and withdrawal methods, trading platform, customer support, regulation, and other components to ensure that they are aligned with your trading plan.
  4. Open a live trading account with the broker by completing the online application form and providing the necessary documentation to verify the trading account.
  5. You are now ready to make your first share purchase through the broker.
  6. You can further start to build and diversify your portfolio by buying more shares.


The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) was founded in 1887 during the first South African gold rush. Today it is the principal stock exchange of South Africa and the largest exchange on the continent.

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is located in Sandton, Johannesburg and is described as the engine room of the South African economy, with the main purpose of facilitating the raising of primary capital for listed companies while improving job opportunities and wealth creation by providing an orderly market for dealing in securities for investors.

The JSE upgraded to electronic trading in 1996, and in 2005, demutualized and listed on its own exchange.

Nigel Firth
Nigel has been in the regulated financial services industry for nearly a decade, has previously owned a financial brokerage and has written many times for sites relating to personal finance and trading.