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Investec Property Fund Limited. JSE: IPF

Investec Property Fund shares

Background of Investec Property Fund

  • A division of Investec Limited, Investec Property Fund is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) in South Africa. Investec Property Fund shares are available to buy on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) under the Real Estate Holdings and Development sector.

  • Listed since 2011, the fund today comprises a portfolio of more than 120 properties across all nine provinces of South Africa with a total gross lettable area of 1.3 million square metres and a total value of R16.5 billion, as well as a R500 million investment in Investec Australia Property Fund. The office sector comprises 34 properties valued at R6.6 billion, the industrial sector 49 properties valued at R3.8 billion and the retail sector 39 properties valued at R6.1 billion.

  • Despite being a relative newcomer to the listed property sector, the fund’s managers Investec Property have a long history of success in the sector dating back to the 1990s, which secures the strength of Investec Property Fund share price.

Investec Property Fund Shares Growth Driver

  • Investec Property Fund has grown assets under management by almost 10 times since listing, providing investors with a total return of 106%. Hands on asset management has seen year on year improvement in almost every Key Performance Indicator, including vacancy levels that have fallen to arguably the lowest levels in the sector and continued improvement of cost to income ratios. This has been achieved amidst an economic backdrop that is placing increased strain on local businesses as a result of cost inflation that is far outstripping revenue growth.

  • The rapid growth of the company has not compromised quality, evidenced by continued net asset value and dividends growth. Investment property consists of land and buildings held to generate rental income and capital growth over the long term.

  • 2016 was a particularly active financial year for the company, which managed to buy the Zenprop and Griffin portfolios for R8 billion. The acquisitions offer a diverse portfolio of properties that enhance the real estate fundamentals of the fund, providing strong earnings and cash flows.

  • The fund managed to record its lowest ever vacancy rates, at 0.6% for office space, 1.4% for industrial and 1.1% for retail. Results were boosted by strong performance from Investec Australia Property Fund, which produced full year dividend growth in ZAR of 34%, with capital return on investment totalling 25.9%. Overall, Investec Property Fund grew profits to R1.1 billion for the year, compared to R884 million the prior year, which resulted in a strengthening Investec Property Fund share price.

Investec Property Fund Investor Tip

  • The fund’s defensive portfolio should allow it to endure the future headwinds forecast for South Africa’s economy. The live online stocks chart shows that Investec Property Fund share price has been on a steady rise in 2016. Investment analyst predict that Investec Property Fund shares will still experience good upward growth, particularly on the back of impressive financial results that improve year-on-year. This looks like one of the best South African property stocks to buy at present.

Investec Property Fund Major Shareholders

Investec Ltd., Coronation Asset Management (Pty) Ltd and Public Investment Corporation.

  • Sector

    Financials

  • Industry

    Real Estate

  • Sub industry

    REIT

How to buy Investec Property Fund Group Shares

  • Investec Property Fund : How to buy Investec Property Fund Group Shares Online

    We have made it simple to buy JSE listed firm shares online. The easiest way to buy Investec Property Fund Group shares or stocks is to; start by submitting the ‘BUY THIS SHARE’ form. Next, one of our experienced and certified stock brokers will personally get in contact with you to discuss your custom stock request. Finally, a stock advisor will confirm the amount of shares you are looking to invest in Investec Property Fund and assist you with the setup and management of your stock portfolio account.

  • Here are the steps you must follow to Buy / Purchase Investec Property Fund Group shares with utmost confidence:

    1. Start by Filling in the BUY THIS SHARE form.
    2. Insert your name, email, telephone number and monthly remuneration.
    3. Then, Indicate the amount you are looking to invest in Investec Property Fund.
    4. Click the “ INVEST NOW” button
    5. Once we have received your info, a dedicated stock advisor will personally call you back to discuss your personal share request.
    6. Lastly, your newly appointed personal stock advisor will handle all account setups and reporting as stipulated by the financial services board of South Africa (FSB)
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