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Hammerson plc (JSE: HMN) | Share Price

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 24 May 2024

Hammerson plc is a major British public limited property development and investment company that is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and who invests in, manages, and develops retail properties in Europe. Hammerson plc switched to real estate investment trust status when they were introduced in the United Kingdom in January 2007.

Hammerson plc stock is live on the JSE under the stock symbol of HMN and is available to trade via various brokers in South Africa.

What is Hammerson plc

Hammerson Plc’s portfolio includes shopping centres, retail parks, outlets, and developments.

The history of Hammerson plc can be traced back to 1942 when the company was incorporated on 17 April in England and Wales and operating under the UK Companies Act 2006. The company was admitted for trading on the LSE on 31 May 1945 and was granted status as a UK REIT in 2007.

Hammerson plc

Today, Hammerson plc has a diversified portfolio of products and services in more sectors of the Real Estate value chain and renders the following services: creating vibrant, continually evolving spaces, in and around major cities, where people and brands want to be; delivering value for all stakeholders and creating a positive and sustainable impact for generations to come.

Hammerson plc own and operate high-quality flagship destinations and have investments in premium outlets in selected European countries and have a City Quarters strategy to evolve its portfolio beyond retail.

Hammerson plc's equity stocks are for sale online on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) under the stock symbol HMN.

Hammerson plc has its headquarters at Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GE, United Kingdom.

Hammerson plc has more than 520 employees and currently serves clients in areas including European countries.

The current CEO of Hammerson plc is Rita-Rose Gagné.

Hammerson plc forms part of the Real Estate Investment Trust Industry and the Real Estate Sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).


Hammerson plc Stock Performance

The current price for Hammerson plc stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is 6.77 ZAR.

An analysis of financial data of Hammerson plc showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 28.5 Billion ZAR, with a Price/Earning ratio of 89.20 and earnings per share of 0.0741 ZAR. The dividend per share of HMN was 0.08 ZAR and its dividend yield was 1.21. A total of 4.2 Billion shares were outstanding.

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

According to an analysis on the live chart of Hammerson plc, analysts forecast further improved performance for the Real Estate sector with market share growing as trading volumes increase.

Highlights of Hammerson plc in 2021

Hammerson plc started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 5.20 ZAR on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and it has gained 27.1 % in value on its price valuation, ranking 156th on the JSE with its year-to-date performance.

Hammerson plc is currently the 73rd most-traded stock on the JSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 73.2 million shares, which were finalised in 22,640 deals and were valued at a total of 491 million ZAR over the recent three month period from August to November 2021, with an average of 1.16 million shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 5.22 million was achieved on 23 November, and a low of 291,117 on 17 September.

How to buy Hammerson plc 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 Hammerson plc 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, “HMN”.
  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.