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How to buy MultiChoice Group (MCG) shares

Learn how to easily invest in MultiChoice Group shares.

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MultiChoice Group Limited (MCG) is a leading entertainment business based in South Africa. It opened the day at ZACR11475 after a previous close of ZACR11513. During the day the price has varied from a low of ZACR11400 to a high of ZACR11644. The latest price was ZACR11580 (25 minute delay). MultiChoice Group is listed on the JSE and employs 0 staff. All prices are listed in South African Rand cents.

How to buy shares in MultiChoice Group from South Africa

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for MultiChoice Group Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MCG. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until MultiChoice Group reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of ZACR13864, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of MultiChoice Group, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of MultiChoice Group. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

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How has coronavirus impacted MultiChoice Group's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, MultiChoice Group's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was ZACR13864, which is 28.02% up on its pre-crash value of ZACR9980 and 91.81% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as ZACR7228.

If you had bought ZACR1,000 worth of MultiChoice Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth ZACR889.00 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth ZACR1,386.40.

MultiChoice Group stock price (JSE:MCG)

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MultiChoice Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-14.
OpenZACR11475
HighZACR11644
LowZACR11400
CloseZACR11580
Previous closeZACR11513
Change ZACR67
Change % 0.582%
Volume 640,103
Information last updated 2021-07-28.
52-week rangeZACR8478.7833 - ZACR14559
50-day moving average ZACR11994.657
200-day moving average ZACR12690.12
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 24.2555
Dividend yield ZACR5.65 (4.68%)
Earnings per share (TTM) ZACR4.97

Is it a good time to buy MultiChoice Group stock?

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MultiChoice Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of R11580

1 week (2021-07-19) N/A
1 month (2021-06-30) -1.31%
3 months (2021-04-30) -7.20%
6 months (2021-01-26) N/A
1 year (2020-07-26) N/A
2 years (2019-07-26) N/A
3 years (2018-07-26) N/A
5 years (2016-07-26) N/A

Is MultiChoice Group under- or over-valued?

Valuing MultiChoice Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of MultiChoice Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

MultiChoice Group's P/E ratio

MultiChoice Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 24x. In other words, MultiChoice Group shares trade at around 24x recent earnings.

MultiChoice Group's EBITDA

MultiChoice Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is ZACR11.4 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a MultiChoice Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

MultiChoice Group financials

Revenue TTM ZACR53.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 19.4%
Gross profit TTM ZACR25.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 14.6%
Return on equity TTM 42.21%
Profit margin 4.05%
Book value R29.11
Market capitalisation ZACR5.2 trillion

TTM: trailing 12 months

MultiChoice Group in the news

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