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Netcare Limited (JSE: NTC) | Share Price

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 24 May 2024

Netcare Limited is an investment holding company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) that operates through a number of subsidiaries and invests in growing and improving its capabilities and capacity, support the effectiveness of the national healthcare systems in which it operates through partnering with the public sector.


What is Netcare Limited

Netcare Limited now operates a network of hospitals and primary care clinics, retail pharmacies, renal dialysis facilities, 911 sites, and training colleges.

Netcare Limited

The history of Netcare Limited can be traced back to 1996 when it was founded with only 4 hospitals and its ordinary shares have been listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange since December 1996.

Today, Netcare Limited has a diversified portfolio of products and services in more sectors of the Health Care value chain and renders its services while continuously investing in the latest medical technologies, high-level professional expertise, and commitment to caring for its patients.

Netcare Limited's equity stocks are for sale online on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) under the stock symbol NTC.

Netcare Limited has its headquarters at 76 Maude Street, Cnr West Street, Sandton, 2196.

Netcare Limited has more than 29 000 employees and currently serves clients in South Africa and the United Kingdom though a network of hospitals.

The current CEO of Netcare Limited is Richard H. Friedland.

Netcare Limited forms part of the Equipment & Services Industry and the Health Care Sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).


Netcare Limited Stock Performance

The current price for Netcare Limited stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is 15.05 ZAR.

An analysis of financial data of Netcare Limited showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 21.7 Billion ZAR, with a Price/Earning ratio of 24.37 and earnings per share of 0.6150 ZAR. The dividend per share of NTC was 0.34 ZAR and its dividend yield was 2.27 %. A total of 1.44 Billion shares were outstanding.

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

According to an analysis on the live chart of Netcare Limited, analysts forecast further improved performance for the Health Care sector with market share growing as trading volumes increase.

Highlights of Netcare Limited in 2021

Netcare Limited started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 12.50 ZAR on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and it has gained 19.9 % in value on its price valuation, ranking 200th on the JSE with its year-to-date performance.

Netcare Limited is currently the 21st most-traded stock on the JSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 246 million shares, which were finalised in 94,155 deals and were valued at a total of 4.03 billion ZAR over the recent three month period from August to November 2021, with an average of 3.9 million shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 12.8 million was achieved on 24 November and a low of 1.15 million on 15 November.

NTC recently performed worse however, having lost 10% of its value in the past four weeks.

How to buy Netcare Limited 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 Netcare Limited 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, “NTC”.
  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.