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Liberty Holdings Ltd (JSE: LBH) | Share Price

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 2 Sep 2022

Liberty Holdings Ltd is a financial services and property holding company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) that offers an extensive range of products and services that help clients to build and protect their wealth and lifestyle.

Latest Liberty Holdings Ltd Share Price

The graph above shows the latest Liberty Holdings Ltd share price on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Investors have seen Liberty Holdings Ltd shares perform disastrously historically, and it definitely doesn’t remain a steady investment. Liberty Holdings Ltd stock is live on the JSE under the stock symbol of HMN and is available to trade via various brokers in South Africa.

What is Liberty Holdings Ltd

Liberty Holdings Ltd is part of the Standard Bank Group and the holding company of various operating subsidiaries providing financial services, the most noteworthy of which are: Liberty, STANLIB, Liberty Two Degrees and Liberty Kenya Holdings.

The history of Liberty Holdings Ltd can be traced back to 10 September 1957, when it was founded by Donald Gordon. Liberty Holdings Limited is a subsidiary of Standard Bank Group Limited.

Today, Liberty Holdings Ltd has a diversified portfolio of products and services in more sectors of the Financials value chain and renders the following services: critical illness, disability, income and life protection, car, home, personal liability, medical, and salary protection insurance products, as well as funeral cover; annuities, group risk, umbrella fund solutions, investment products, asset management, and consulting and actuarial services.

It serves individuals, corporates, and retirement funds.

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

Major shareholders are Standard Bank Group Ltd. and Allan Gray.

Liberty Holdings Ltd has its headquarters at Liberty Centre, 1 Ameshoff Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2001, South Africa.

Liberty Holdings Ltd has more than 5 800 employees

The current CEO of Liberty Holdings Ltd is David Munro.

Liberty Holdings Ltd forms part of the Financials sector, specifically, the Insurance industry of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

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Liberty Holdings Ltd Stock Performance

The most recent or current price for Liberty Holdings Ltd stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) was 97.11 ZAR at the time of writing.

An analysis of financial data of Liberty Holdings Ltd showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 28 Billion ZAR, with a Price/Earnings ratio of 27.48 and earnings per share of 3.5660.

A total of 286 Million shares were outstanding.

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

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


Highlights of Liberty Holdings Ltd in the previous year

Liberty Holdings Ltd started the current financial year with a share price of 94.54 ZAR on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and it has gained 3.66 % in value on its price valuation, ranking 92nd on the JSE with its year-to-date performance.

Liberty Holdings Ltd is currently the 144th most-traded stock on the JSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 20.5 million shares, which were finalised in 29,863 deals and were valued at a total of 1.87 billion ZAR over a recent three month period from October 2021 to January 2022, with an average of 324,727 shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 1.78 million was achieved on December 17 and a low of 23,128 on December 22.

How to buy Liberty 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 Liberty 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, “LBH”.
  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.