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KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd (JSE: KAP) | Share Price

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 2 Sep 2022

KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd is a South African diversified industrial company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) with leading industry positions in the wood-based panel, automotive components, bedding, polymers, logistics and passenger transport sectors.

Latest KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd Share Price

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

What is KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd

KAP Industrial Holdings Limited consists of industrial, chemical and logistics businesses that organises itself into three segments that contribute approximately equal portions of revenue: diversified logistics, diversified industrial and diversified chemical.

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The history of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd can be traced back to 1978 when it was founded.

Today, KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd has a diversified portfolio of products and services in more sectors of the Industrials value chain and renders the following services: contractual logistics, which include specialized contractual supply chain and logistics services, and passenger transport, which includes personnel, commuter, intercity and tourism transport; forestry and timber manufacturing operations with primary and secondary processing; chemical, which includes manufacture of polyethylene terephthalate, resin and formaldehyde; automotive components, including the manufacture of components used in new vehicle assembly and after-market vehicle accessories, and integrated bedding, which includes manufacture of foam, fabrics, springs, bases and mattresses.

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

KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd has its headquarters at 3rd Floor, Building 2, The Views, Founders Hill Office Park, Modderfontein, 1645, South Africa.

KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd currently serves clients in areas including southern and East Africa.

The current CEO of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd is Gary Noel Chaplin.

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

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KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd Stock Performance

The current price for KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is 4.38 ZAR.

An analysis of financial data of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 11.1 Billion ZAR, with a Price/Earning ratio of 10.19 and earnings per share of 0.43 ZAR. The dividend per share of KAP was 0.15 ZAR and its dividend yield was 3.42 %. A total of 2.54 Billion shares were outstanding.

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

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

Highlights of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd in 2021

KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 3.16  ZAR on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and it has gained 38.6 % in value on its price valuation, ranking 115th on the JSE with its year-to-date performance.

KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd is currently the 16th most-traded stock on the JSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 271 million shares, which were finalised in 28,235 deals and were valued at a total of 1.26 billion ZAR over the recent three month period from August to November 2021, with an average of 4.3 million shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 17.3 million was achieved on 21 October and a low of 701,671 on 7 September. KAP however showed recent bad performance, having lost 10 % of its value in the past four weeks.

How to buy KAP Industrial Holdings 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 KAP Industrial Holdings 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, “KAP”.
  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.