Our ownership profile

SPAR has a broad shareholder base, with 1.83% of shareholders owning fewer than 1 000 shares and no single shareholder owning more than 16.06% of the total shares.

At 30 September 2018, 42.51% of our shares were held by offshore investors.

Our share register is managed by Link Market Services and our live share price is available here.

Analysis of ordinary shareholders
as at 28 September 2018

Rmillion Number of
shareholdings
% of total
shareholdings
Number of
shares
% of issued
capital
Shareholder spread
1 – 1 000 10 294 68.94 3 531 531 1.83
1 001 – 10 000 3 561 23.85 10 823 879 5.62
10 001 – 100 000 825 5.53 26 903 561 13.97
100 001 – 1 000 000 223 1.49 61 214 010 31.78
Over 1 000 000 28 0.19 90 129 374 46.80
Total 14 931 100.00 192 602 355 100.00
 
Distribution of shareholders
Insurance Companies 72 0.48 5 784 262 3.00
Mutual Funds 904 6.05 105 446 833 54.75
Private Investors 13 504 90.44 20 904 512 10.85
Retirement Pension Funds 451 3.02 60 466 748 31.39
Total 14 931 100.00 192 602 355 100.00
 
SHAREHOLDER TYPE
Non-public shareholders 15 0.10 20 977 623 10.89
Directors and associates 11 0.07 85 038 0.04
Government Employees Pension Fund 1 0.01 20 795 124 10.80
Share schemes 2 0.01 25 560 0.01
Treasury 1 0.01 71 901 0.04
Public shareholders* 14 916 99.90 171 624 732 89.11
Total 14 931 100.00 192 602 355 100.00
 
Fund managers holding in excess of 5% of the
company’s equity
Coronation Fund Managers 37 456 007 19.45
Public Investment Corporation 24 139 651 12.53
Oppenheimer Funds 12 851 344 6.67
Total 95 597 645 49.63
 
Beneficial owners holding in excess of 5% of the
company’s equity
Government Employees Pension Fund 30 937 596 16.06
Coronation Fund Managers 17 003 989 8.83
Oppenheimer Funds 12 631 942 6.56
Total 67 534 075 35.06
* Public shareholders have been determined per paragraph 4.25 of the JSE Listings Requirements.