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Nigel Firth
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Updated 2 Sep 2022

AVI Ltd is a South African based company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) that focuses on the branded consumer products industry. AVI Ltd.’s key competencies are the marketing, processing and manufacturing of food, beverages, footwear and cosmetics.

Latest AVI Ltd Share Price

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

What is AVI Ltd

AVI Ltd has a well-developed Shared Services structure, spanning International, IT, Finance, Logistics, Marketing, Procurement and Field Marketing that enables the company to excel in its purpose.

The history of AVI Ltd can be traced back to 1944 when it was founded.

Today, AVI Ltd has a diversified portfolio of products and services in more sectors of the food production value chain and includes more than 50 brands. These brands span a range of categories including hot beverages, sweet and savoury biscuits and snacks, frozen convenience foods, out-of-home ranges, personal care products, cosmetics, footwear, accessories, and fashion apparel.

AVI Ltd has its headquarters at 2 Harries Road, Illovo, Johannesburg, 2196.

AVI Ltd has more than 9 350 employees and currently serves clients in the whole of Southern Africa and beyond.

The current CEO and Executive Director of AVI Ltd is Simon L Crutchley.

AVI Ltd.’s equity stocks are for sale online on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) under the stock symbol AVI.

AVI Ltd forms part of the Food Production Industry and the Consumer Goods Sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

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AVI Ltd Stock Performance

The current price for AVI Ltd stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is 87.00 ZAR.

AVI stocks closed a recent trading day (Friday 17 September 2021) at 88.81 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), experiencing a 12.8% gain from its previous closing price of 78.73 ZAR.

An analysis of financial data of AVI Ltd showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 29.9 Billion ZAR, with a Price/Earnings ratio of 17.77 and earnings per share of 4.9990 ZAR. The dividend per share of AVI was 4.35 ZAR and its dividend yield was 4.9%.  A total of 337 Million shares were outstanding.

Shareholders can be optimistic about AVI Ltd, knowing the stock has accrued 18% over a recent four-week period, the 32nd best on the JSE.

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

According to an analysis on the live chart of AVI Ltd, analysts forecast further improved performance for the Consumer Goods Sector with market share growing as trading volumes increase.

Highlights of AVI Ltd in 2021

AVI Ltd started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 73.22 ZAR on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and it has gained 21.3% in value on its price valuation, ranking 142nd on the JSE where its year-to-date performance is concerned.

AVI Ltd is currently the 78th most-traded stock on the JSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 67.6 million shares, which were finalised in 114,876 deals and were valued at a total of 5.02 billion ZAR over the recent three month period from 22 June to 17 September 2021, with an average of 1.07 million shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 5.13 million was achieved on 11 August and a low of 257,914 on 5 August.

How to buy AVI 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 AVI 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, “AVI”.
  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.