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Investec Plc (JSE: INP) | Share Price

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 24 May 2024

Investec Plc is an international, specialist bank and asset managing company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

Investec plc is the controlling company of the majority of the group’s non-Southern African operations.

Investec Plc stock is live on the JSE under the stock symbol of INP and is available to trade via various brokers in South Africa.

What is Investec Plc

Investec plc provides a wide range of financial products and services to a large client base in the various markets through different segments that include Asset Management, Wealth & Investment, and Specialist Banking.

Investec Plc

The history of Investec Plc can be traced back to September 17, 1998 when the company was founded.

Today, Investec Plc has a diversified portfolio of products and services in more sectors of the Financials value chain and renders the following services: a diverse range of financial products and services to a niche client base in three principal markets, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia, as well as certain other countries.

Investec Plc's equity stocks are for sale online on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) under the stock symbol INP.

Investec Plc has its headquarters at 2 Gresham Street, London, United Kingdom, EC2V 7QP.

Investec Plc has more than 10,450 employees and currently serves clients in areas including Southern Africa, Australia, the United Kingdom and others.

The current CEO of Investec Plc is Ruth Leas.

Investec Plc forms part of the Banking Industry and the Financials Sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).


Investec Plc Stock Performance

The current price for Investec Plc stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is 82.49 ZAR.

An analysis of financial data of Investec Plc showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 83.7 Billion ZAR, with a Price/Earning ratio of 9.72 and earnings per share of 8.4838 ZAR. The dividend per share of INP was 3.80 ZAR and its dividend yield was 4.61 %. A total of 1.01 Billion shares were outstanding.

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

According to an analysis on the live chart of Investec Plc, analysts forecast further improved performance for the Financials sector with market share growing as trading volumes increase.

Highlights of Investec Plc in 2021

Investec Plc started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 37.65 ZAR on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and it has gained 119 % in value on its price valuation, ranking 25th on the JSE with its year-to-date performance.

Investec Plc is currently the 58th most-traded stock on the JSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 91.9 million shares, which were finalised in 180,573 deals and were valued at a total of 6.13 billion ZAR over the recent three month period from August to November 2021, with an average of 1.46 million shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 3.7 million was achieved on 18 November and a low of 323,755 on 30 August.

INP has accrued 23% over the past four-week period alone, the 13th best performance on the JSE.

How to buy Investec 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 Investec 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, “INP”.
  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.