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- PSG (JSE code: PSG) unbundling effective at close on Tuesday. Holders at the close will receive
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The bear and bull case for investing in Shoprite
Shoprite* (JSE code: SHP) results saw the stock down 7.5%. Let’s dig into what the market maybe didn’t like.
- Only 10% earnings growth?
- With one week less and the 2021 riots in the numbers, decent albeit not knock the lights out.
- Only 600c dividend for the full year?
- Very much in line with the average.
- Expensive on PE of over 20x?
- Always is, but mid-range is about 15% lower. So yes, maybe a little more than usual?
- Opening 275 new stores?
- Cost and are they cannibalising their other stores?
- RSA operating margin 6.8%?
- The top end of the long-term range, worries that it may move lower?
But Shoprite remains one of the best food retailers globally and a core holding in my portfolio. I have bids in the market at around R170 which would put it on a PE closer to the mid-range from the last decade.
Sixty60 grew 150% and remains the absolute market leader in the grocery delivery space.
Checkers Xtra Savings has 24.7m members and it turning into a bank account.
- Sold my Murray & Roberts (JSE code: MUR)
Murray & Roberts weekly chart
— Simon Brown (@SimonPB) September 4, 2022
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