Investec Limited. JSE: ILRP1

Investec Limited shares

Background of Investec Limited

  • Investec Limited is the controlling company for the Investec Group’s Southern African and Mauritius operations, and Investec Limited shares have been available to buy on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) since 1986. Investec Limited shares are also for sale through secondary listings on the stock exchanges of Botswana and Namibia.

  • The company includes business units such as Investec Bank Limited, Investec Asset Management, Investec Securities, Investec Property Group, Investec Equity Partners, Investec Import Solutions and Reichmans Holdings.

  • Investec is one of the largest asset managers in South Africa, the top wealth manager and a leader in corporate, institutional and private client banking. Overall, it is the fifth largest bank in the country. Investec entered into Mauritius in 1997, and is today one of the leading international banks in the region. Specialist Banking contributes around 75% of operating profit, whilst the asset and wealth management businesses contribute 25%. The company recorded revenue of R17 billion in the 2016 financial year, with the live online stocks chart showing that Investec Limited share price has struggled of late.

Investec Limited Shares Growth Driver

  • The company is split into three distinct business areas which support diverse revenue streams and account for a large recurring revenue base amounting to 73% of total operating income.

  • For the 2016 financial year, Wealth & Investment increased operating profit by 19.2%, benefitting from higher levels of average funds under management and solid net inflows. The Specialist Banking division had similarly good performance, increasing operating profit by 19.4%. The Asset Management division suffered from emerging markets weakness, reporting an 8.7% decrease in operating profit. Overall, Investec increased operating profit by 13% to R6.5 billion. This was supported by increases in net interest income, net fee and commission income, investment income and trading income.

  • Despite a challenging economic environment, Investec believes that there is significant opportunity for growth over the next five years. The company will buy into organically developing investment capabilities, operate across channels and approach growth sustainably based on client needs and medium to long-term targets. The company is particularly focused on building its advisor business, diversifying revenue streams in the corporate and institutional markets and building a diversified portfolio of businesses.

Investec Limited Investor Tip

  • Investors who buy Investec Limited shares have historically been rewarded with strong returns. The company has a history of being one of the most successful banking stocks on the JSE, but performance and Investec Limited share price have been dampened by the tough economic environment.

  • Investment analysts believe that Investec Limited is a high quality asset, with a forecast for good growth in the long term. Investec Limited shares are seen to be undervalued, allowing investors to buy the stock at a bargain price with a view of long-term gains in Investec Limited share price once the economy improves.

Investec Limited Major Shareholders

  • Sector

    Financial Services

  • Industry

    Banking and Finance

  • Sub industry

    lending, transactional banking, treasury and trading, advisory and investment.

How to buy Investec Limited Group Shares

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