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Equites Prop Fund Ltd (JSE: EQU) | SHARE PRICE

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 24 May 2024

Equites Prop Fund Ltd is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) based in South Africa and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) that is involved in the investment in and development of modern logistic facilities in the industrial sector.

What is Equites Prop Fund Ltd

The history of Equites Prop Fund Ltd can be traced back to 2013 when it was founded, and it listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) on 18 June 2014 with a portfolio value of R1 billion.

Equites Prop Fund Ltd

Today, Equites Prop Fund Ltd has a diversified portfolio of products and services in more sectors of the real estate value chain and operates through three segments: Industrial, Office and Non-property (corporate). The Industrial and Office segments get their revenue primarily from rental income from leases while treasury functions, corporate costs and other expenses are included in the Non-property segment.

Equites Prop Fund Ltd's equity stocks are for sale online on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) under the stock symbol EQU.

Equites Prop Fund Ltd has its headquarters at 14th Floor, Portside, 4 Bree Street, Cape Town.

Equites Prop Fund Ltd currently serves clients in areas including South Africa and the United Kingdom.

The current CEO of Equites Prop Fund Ltd is Gerhard Riaan Gous.

Equites Prop Fund Ltd forms part of the Real Estate Investment Trust Industry and the Real Estate Sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

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Equites Prop Fund Ltd Stock Performance

The current price for Equites Prop Fund Ltd stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is 20.55 ZAR.

EQU stocks closed a recent trading day (19 October 2021) at 21.39 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), experiencing a 5 % increase over the past four-week period, the 186th best on JSE.

An analysis of financial data of Equites Prop Fund Ltd showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 15.2 Billion ZAR, with a Price/Earning ratio of 10.47 and earnings per share of 2.0430 ZAR. The dividend per share of EQU was 1.59 ZAR and its dividend yield was 7.43 %.  A total of 710 Million shares were outstanding.

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

According to an analysis on the live chart of Equites Prop Fund Ltd, analysts forecast further improved performance for the real estate sector with market share growing as trading volumes increase.

Highlights of Equites Prop Fund Ltd in 2021

Equites Prop Fund Ltd started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 17.37 ZAR on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and it has gained 23.1 % in value on its price valuation, ranking 150th on the JSE where its year-to-date performance is concerned.

Equites Prop Fund Ltd is currently the 72nd most-traded stock on the JSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 83.6 million shares, which were finalised in 30,071 deals and were valued at a total of 1.7 billion ZAR over the recent three month period from 22 July to 17 October 2021, with an average of 1.33 million shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 12.9 million was achieved on 17 September and a low of 106,896 on 13 August.

How to buy Equites Prop Fund 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 Equites Prop Fund 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, “EQU”.
  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.