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Bidvest Ltd (JSE: BVT) | SHARE PRICE

Nigel Firth
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Updated 2 Sep 2022

Bidvest Ltd is a South African distribution, manufacturing, and services company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) that operates with seven domestic segments: automotive, commercial, electrical, financial services, freight, office and print, and services.

Latest Bidvest Group Limited Share Price

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

What is Bidvest Ltd

Bidvest Services is an integrated facilities management provider that offers one-stop outsourced solutions. Bidvest Freight offers private sector freight management, Bidvest Branded Products distributes consumer products, pharmaceutical products and a wide-ranging suite of services relating to office products, office automation and office furniture, as well as all print, packaging, labelling and communication services.

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Bidvest Financial Services is a diversified financial services group with a banking, life insurance license and several other financial services businesses while Bidvest Properties owns, manages and develops property and provides professional property services and consulting on all property-related matters.

The history of Bidvest Ltd can be traced back to 1988 when the company was founded by Mervyn Chipkin and Brian Joffe.

Today, Bidvest Ltd has a diversified portfolio of products and services in more sectors of the … value chain and renders the following services: consumer and industrial products, electrical products, financial services, freight management, office and print solutions, outsourced hard and soft services, travel and aviation services and automotive retailing.

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

Bidvest Ltd has its headquarters at Bidvest House, 18 Crescent Drive, Melrose Arch, Melrose, Johannesburg.

Bidvest Ltd has more than 132 870 employees and currently serves clients in the whole of southern Africa.

The current CEO of Bidvest Ltd is Nompumelelo Thembekile Madisa.

Bidvest Ltd forms part of the General Industrials Industry and the Industrials Sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).


Bidvest Ltd Stock Performance

The current price for Bidvest Ltd stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is 189.00 ZAR.

BVT stocks closed a recent trading day (18 October 2021) at 190.81 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), experiencing a 1 % gain from its previous closing price of 189.00 ZAR.

An analysis of financial data of Bidvest Ltd showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 64.3 Billion ZAR, with a Price/Earning ratio of 16.13 and earnings per share of 11.8330 ZAR. The dividend per share of BVT was 6.00 ZAR and its dividend yield was 3.14%. A total of 340 Million shares were outstanding.

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

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

Highlights of Bidvest Ltd in 2021

Bidvest Ltd started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 157.02 ZAR on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and it has gained 21.5% in value on its price valuation, ranking 161st on the JSE in its year-to-date performance.

Bidvest Ltd is currently the 83rd most-traded stock on the JSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 65.3 million shares, which were finalised in 299,147 deals and were valued at a total of 12.8 billion ZAR over the recent three month period from July to October 2021, with an average of 1.04 million shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 3.07 million was achieved on 16 September and a low of 367,208 on 15 October.

How to buy Bidvest 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 Bidvest 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, “BVT”.
  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.