Investing in South Africa ADRs / South African Stocks List
Most South Africa ADRs trading on the NYSE or NASDAQ are mining stocks, including DRDGOLD Ltd (NYSE: DRD), Gold Fields Limited (NYSE: GFI), Harmony Gold Mining Co (NYSE: HMY), Randgold Resources Ltd (NASDAQ: GOLD) and Sibanye Gold Ltd (NYSE: SBGL) with some of these South African mining stocks having mining operations in other African countries or even in other regions of the world. Other South African ADRs on major US exchanges include MiX Telematics Ltd (NYSE: MIXT) is a provider of software-as-a- service (SaaS) fleet and mobile asset management solutions; Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: UEPS) is a provider of payment solutions and transaction processing services; and Sasol Limited (NYSE: SSL) is a integrated energy and chemicals company operating globally. In addition, there are a number of interesting South African stocks with listings on the over-the-counter (OTC) market who also have exposure or do business in other African countries or even globally. Investors interested in investing in South Africa ADRs should also check out our South Africa ETF list, Africa ETF list, Middle East/Africa ETF list and Africa ETF (Region Wide) list pages as some region wide Africa ETFs may have exposure to South Africa stocks.
Note: If there are any ADRs to add or remove from this list or there are bad links, please write a note in the comments section so it can be fixed. Likewise, adding any other comments or advice would also be appreciated.
List of South Africa ADRs Trading on Major US Stock Exchanges & the Over-the-Counter (OTC) Exchange
The JSE Limited
With origins dating back to 1887, the JSE Limited, which was previously known as the JSE Securities Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, is the largest stock exchange in Africa. In addition, the Alternative Exchange (AltX) is a stock exchange that was founded in 2003 as a division of the JSE to accommodate small- and medium-sized high growth companies and to encourage entrepreneurship – especially among South Africa’s emerging black middle class.
Here are some useful and mostly English news resources for investing in South African ADRs or stocks or about South Africa in general:
- Cape Times
- City Press
- Corporate Finance Africa
- Daily Sun
- Entrepreneur Magazine South Africa
- Financial Mail
- Mail & Guardian
- Pretoria News
- Sunday Independent
- Sunday Times
- Times Live
Note: If you have a good blog or other useful resource for investing in South Africa or about South African stocks in general, please let us know as we would be happy to do a link exchange.