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Prosus N.V. (JSE: PRX)

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 23 Mar 2022

What is Prosus N.V.

Prosus N.V. is a global consumer internet group listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and the international internet assets of Naspers.

Prosus N.V.’s operations and investments are valued in excess of US$100bn with principal sectors including online classifieds, food delivery, payments and fintech. Prosus also has significant assets in leading internet companies Tencent, and Ctrip.

Prosus N.V. is one of the largest technology investors in the world and operates globally in markets with long-term growth potential and where consumer internet companies can empower people and enrich communities.

Prosus N.V. is majority owned by Naspers and has a primary listing on Euronext Amsterdam (AEX:PRX) with a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Prosus N.V. consumer internet services span the core focus segments of Group aims to build leading companies that create value by empowering people and enriching communities.

The history of Prosus N.V. can be traced back to 1997 when it was founded.

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Today, Prosus N.V. has a diversified portfolio of products and services in more sectors of the … value chain and renders the following services: Classifieds, Payments and Fintech as well as Food Delivery, plus other online businesses, including Etail and Travel.

Prosus N.V.'s equity stocks are for sale online on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) under the stock symbol PRX.

Prosus N.V. has its headquarters at Taurusavenue 105, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands, 2132 LS.


Prosus N.V. has more than 15 600 employees.

The group currently serves more than 1.5 billion people in 89 markets and are the market leaders in 77 of those markets. The group's businesses primarily operate in China, India, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, North America, Latin America, Southeast Asia and more.

The current CEO of Prosus N.V. is Bob van Dijk.

Prosus N.V. forms part of the Media Industry and the Consumer Services Sector of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

Prosus N.V. Stock Performance

The most recent or current price for Prosus N.V. stocks on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) was 1,333.62 ZAR at the time of writing.

An analysis of financial data of Prosus N.V. showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 2.77 Trillion ZAR, with a Price/Earning ratio of 24.63 and earnings per share of 54.1413 ZAR.

The dividend per share of PRX was 2.48ZAR and its dividend yield was 0.19 %. A total of 2.07 Billion shares were outstanding.

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

According to an analysis on the live chart of Prosus N.V., analysts forecast a possible further improved performance for the … sector with market share growing as trading volumes increase.

Highlights of Prosus N.V. in 2021

Prosus N.V. started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 1,606.16 ZAR on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and it has lost 17 % in value on its price valuation, ranking 393rd on the JSE with its year-to-date performance.

Prosus N.V. is currently the 53rd most-traded stock on the JSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 102 million shares, which were finalised in 940,600 deals and were valued at a total of 127 billion ZAR over a recent three month period from September to December 2021, with an average of 1.62 million shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 12.6 million was achieved on September 17 and a low of 650,679 on October 13.

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How to buy Prosus N.V. 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 Prosus N.V. 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, “PRX”.
  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.