Operations and annual performance
- Company overview
Dis-Chem Pharmacies Ltd, otherwise known as Dis-Chem, was founded in 1978 and is based in Midrand, South Africa. Dis-Chem is a subsidiary of Ivlyn No4 Pty Ltd and trades its shares on the JSE under the stock symbol DCP.JO. Dis-Chem and its subsidiaries engage in the retail and wholesale of a range of healthcare products and pharmaceuticals in South Africa. Dis-Chem operates a chain of retail stores and features a comprehensive portfolio of products. These products include confectionary and household goods, and ancillary services consisting of clinics, hair and beauty salons across the country. Dis-Chem is also known for its click- and-collect services and online platform. In addition, Dis-Chem is involved in the wholesale of pharmaceutical products, health and front-shop products, and offers customer loyalty programmes.
From March to August, Dis-Chem recorded a group revenue growth amounting to $829 440 000. Retail revenue saw a growth of $738 720 000. Twenty-three new stores opened their doors; a total of 182 stores was reported by August. These new stores contributed around $29 043 840 to the total revenue.
- Share performance YTD
When viewing DCP.JO stocks holistically over the past year, it is clear to see this stock suffered substantial decreases, from an all-time high of $189,08 on December 18 last year to its lowest on July 30, $107,28. After a downwards trend from December to July, the DCP.JO stock price steadily increased to peak at $127,70 on September 11. From October 30, share prices continued to steadily increase to a current average of $134,56 on November 17 at market close.