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Anglo American Platinum Ltd (JSE: AMS) | SHARE PRICE

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 2 Sep 2022

Anglo American Platinum Limited is the holding company for a group of companies that is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) that operate platinum mines.

Latest Anglo American Platinum Ltd Share Price

The graph above shows the latest Anglo American Platinum Ltd share price on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Investors have seen Anglo American Platinum Ltd shares perform well historically, and it remains a steady investment. Anglo American Platinum Ltd stock is live on the JSE under the stock symbol of AMS and is available to trade via various brokers in South Africa.

What is Anglo American Platinum Limited

The history of Anglo American Platinum Limited can be traced back to 13 July 1946 when it was founded.

Anglo American Platinum Limited is a member of the Anglo American plc Group and the world’s leading primary producer of platinum group metals with its production accounting for 40% of the world’s newly mined platinum.

Anglo American Platinum Limited has a number of joint ventures with several historically disadvantaged South African consortia as part of its commitment to the transformation of the mining industry.

Today, Anglo American Platinum Limited has a diversified portfolio of products and services in more sectors of the mining value chain and in addition to platinum, Anglo American Platinum Limited mines and produces platinum group metals such as palladium, rhodium, iridium, ruthenium, osmium, nickel, copper, and cobalt.

Anglo American Platinum Limited has its headquarters at 55 Marshall Street, P. O. Box 6217, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, 2001, South Africa.

Anglo American Platinum Limited has more than 25,270 employees and currently serves clients in areas including South Africa, but it has exploration partners in Zimbabwe, Brazil, Canada, Russia and China.

The current CEO of Anglo American Platinum Limited is Natascha Viljoen.

Anglo American Platinum Limited’s equity stocks are for sale online on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) under the stock symbol AMS.

Anglo American Platinum Limited forms part of the Mining Industry and the Basic Materials Sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

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Anglo American Platinum Limited Stock Performance

The current price for Anglo American Platinum Limited stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is 1,280.57 ZAR.

AMS stocks closed a recent trading day (Friday 17 September 2021) at 1,333.49 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), experiencing a 0.7% drop from its previous closing price of 1,343.45 ZAR.

An analysis of financial data of Anglo American Platinum Limited showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 354 Billion ZAR, with a Price/Earnings ratio of 5.02 and earnings per share of 265.74 ZAR. The dividend per share of AMS was 115.58 ZAR and its dividend yield was 8.67%. A total of 265 Million shares were outstanding.

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

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

Highlights of Anglo American Platinum Limited in 2021

Anglo American Platinum Limited started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 1,443.15 ZAR on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and it has lost 7.6% in value on its price valuation, ranking 358th on the JSE where its year-to-date performance is concerned.

Anglo American Platinum Limited is currently the 165th most-traded stock on the JSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 15.6 million shares, which were finalised in 360,423 deals and were valued at a total of 25.4 billion ZAR over the recent three month period from 22 June to 17 September 2021, with an average of 246,854 shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 632,850 was achieved on 10 August, and a low of 108,107 on 22 July.

How to buy Anglo American Platinum 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 Anglo American Platinum 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, “AMS”.
  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.