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Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd (JSE: IMP) | Share Price

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 24 May 2024

Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd is a company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) that is mainly involved in the business of producing and supplying platinum group metals (PGMs) to industrial economies.

Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd stock is live on the JSE under the stock symbol of IMP and is available to trade via various brokers in South Africa.

What is Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd

Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd is one of the world’s largest producers of platinum and associated platinum group metals like palladium and rhodium. The company is structured with five main operations, Mining segment, Impala Refining Services, Chrome processing and Other.

The history of Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd can be traced back to 1966 when the company was founded.

Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd

Today, Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd has a diversified portfolio of products and services in more sectors of the Basic Materials value chain and renders the following services: mining (which includes Impala, Zimplats, Marula and Afplats), refining services (which include metals purchased and toll refined) and chrome processing. Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd holds various other mining and exploration activities through subsidiaries like Impala Platinum Limited (Impala), Zimplats Holdings Limited (Zimplats), Afplats Proprietary Limited (Afplats) and Marula Platinum Proprietary Limited (Marula).

Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd's equity stocks are for sale online on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) under the stock symbol IMP.

Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd has its headquarters at 2 Fricker Road, Illovo, 2196.

Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd has more than 40 000 employees and currently serves clients in areas in Southern Africa.

The current CEO of Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd is Nicolaas Johannes Muller.

Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd forms part of the Industrial Metals Industry and the Basic Materials Sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

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Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd Stock Performance

The current price for Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is 194.05 ZAR.

An analysis of financial data of Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 159 Billion ZAR, with a Price/Earning ratio of 4.19 and earnings per share of 46.35 ZAR. The dividend per share of IMP was 22.00 ZAR and its dividend yield was 11. A total of 817 Million shares were outstanding.

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

According to an analysis on the live chart of Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd, analysts forecast further improved performance for the Basic Materials sector with market share growing as trading volumes increase.


Highlights of Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd in 2021

Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 201.90 ZAR on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and it has lost 3.84 % in value on its price valuation, ranking 351st on the JSE with its year-to-date performance.

Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd is currently the 19th most-traded stock on the JSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 252 million shares, which were finalised in 641,337 deals and were valued at a total of 48.7 billion ZAR over the recent three month period from August to November 2021, with an average of 4 million shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 9.03 million was achieved on 17 September, and a low of 1.34 million on October 28.

IMP has however lost 8 % of the stock’s value from October 26th to date.

How to buy Impala Platinum Holdings 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 Impala Platinum Holdings 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, “IMP”.
  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.