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Clicks Group Ltd (JSE: CLS) | SHARE PRICE

Nigel Firth
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Updated 2 Sep 2022

Clicks Group Ltd is a retail-led healthcare company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) that operates pharmaceutical health and beauty retail stores. The company primarily operates a retail pharmacy chain in South Africa, with a limited number of operations in bordering countries like Namibia.

Latest Clicks Group Ltd Share Price

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

What is Clicks Group Ltd

The group owns market-leading retail brands like Clicks, GNC, The Body Shop and Claire’s, of which there are more than 840 stores across southern Africa.

The history of Clicks Group Ltd can be traced back to its foundation in 1968 and the group has been listed on the JSE Limited since 1996.

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Today, Clicks Group Ltd has a diversified portfolio of products and services in more sectors of the consumer services value chain and is a leader in the healthcare market where Clicks has the largest retail pharmacy chain with over 600 in-store pharmacies, while United Pharmaceutical Distributors (UPD) is South Africa's leading full-range national pharmaceutical wholesaler.

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

Clicks Group Ltd has its headquarters at the corner of Searle and Pontac Streets in Cape Town.

Clicks Group Ltd has a large number of employees and currently serves clients in South Africa as well as in some of its neighbouring countries.

The current CEO of Clicks Group Ltd is Vikesh Ramsunder.

Clicks Group Ltd forms part of the Food & Drug Retailers Industry and the Consumer Services Sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

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Clicks Group Ltd Stock Performance

The current price for Clicks Group Ltd stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is 280.19 ZAR.

CLS stocks closed a recent trading day (18 October 2021) at 279.83 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), experiencing a 0.4% drop from its previous closing price of 281.00 ZAR.

An analysis of financial data of Clicks Group Ltd showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 68.8 Billion ZAR, with a Price/Earning ratio of 35.58 and earnings per share of 7.8650 ZAR. The dividend per share of CLS was 5.93 ZAR and its dividend yield was 2.12 %. A total of 246 Million shares were outstanding.

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

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

Highlights of Clicks Group Ltd in 2021

Clicks Group Ltd started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 252.67 ZAR on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and it has gained 10.8 % in value on its price valuation, ranking 246th on the JSE where its year-to-date performance is concerned.

Clicks Group Ltd is currently the 91st most-traded stock on the JSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 56.8 million shares, which were finalised in 278,057 deals and were valued at a total of 16.3 billion ZAR over the recent three month period from 22 July to 17 October 2021, with an average of 902,273 shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 2.73 million was achieved on 30 September and a low of 293,089 on 30 August.

How to buy Clicks Group 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 Clicks Group 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, “CLS”.
  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.
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.