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FirstRand Limited (JSE: FSR) | SHARE PRICE

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 2 Sep 2022

FirstRand Limited is a publicly registered bank controlling holding company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) that is engaged in the provision of banking, insurance and investment products and services to retail, commercial, corporate and public sector customers.

Latest FirstRand Limited Share Price

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

What is FirstRand Limited

FirstRand Limited wholly owns FirstRand Bank, a full-service bank, and operates through five segments: FNB, RMB, WesBank, Aldermore, and FCC & Other.

The history of FirstRand Limited can be traced back to November 11, 1966 when the company was founded.

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Today, FirstRand Limited has a diversified portfolio of products and services in more sectors of the Financials value chain and renders the following services: FNB represents the group's actions in the retail and commercial segments and RMB represents the group in the corporate and investment banking segments. WesBank handles the group's activities in the instalment credit, fleet management and related services in the retail, commercial and corporate segments.

Aldermore does specialist lending across asset finance, invoice finance, small-medium sized enterprises, commercial mortgages, residential mortgages, and buy-to-let areas, while the FCC & Other segment deals with group-wide functions such as treasury, finance, tax, enterprise risk management, regulatory and conduct risk management, and internal audit.

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

FirstRand Limited has its headquarters at 4 Merchant Place, Corner Fredman Dr. and Rivonia Rd., Sandton, 2196, South Africa.

FirstRand Limited has more than 49 000 employees and currently serves clients in mainly in South Africa and surrounding southern African nations.

The current CEO of FirstRand Limited is Alan Pullinger.

FirstRand Limited forms part of the Banking Industry and the Financials Sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

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FirstRand Limited Stock Performance

The current price for FirstRand Limited stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is 57.65 ZAR.

An analysis of financial data of FirstRand Limited showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 322 Billion ZAR, with a Price/Earning ratio of 11.96 and earnings per share of 4.8050 ZAR. The dividend per share of FSR was 1.10 ZAR and its dividend yield was 1.91 %. A total of 5.61 Billion shares were outstanding.

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

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

Highlights of FirstRand Limited in 2021

FirstRand Limited started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 51.04 ZAR on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and it has gained 12.6 % in value on its price valuation, ranking 243rd on the JSE with its year-to-date performance.

FirstRand Limited is currently the fifth most-traded stock on the JSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 870 million shares, which were finalised in 493,181 deals and were valued at a total of 52.6 billion ZAR over the recent three month period from August to November 2021, with an average of 13.8 million shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 46.7 million was achieved on 17 September and a low of 6.28 million on 10 November.

How to buy FirstRand 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 FirstRand 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, “FSR”.
  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 livetrading 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.