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Is Naspers still a buy?

Naspers is one of the most closely watched and debated shares on the JSE. Aside from the fact that it is the bourse’s most pricey share, it has been one of its stellar performers – growing by 430% since 2012. In March 2009, Naspers had a market capitalisation

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Is Naspers undervalued?

Naspers investors are breathing a sigh of relief following the release of results from Chinese subsidiary Tencent that were better than analysts had forecast. Net income climbed by

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Naspers story is all about Tencent

Naspers, being heavily exposed to Chinese Internet giant Tencent, has been benefiting from an aggressive rally in Chinese equities since the third quarter of 2014, according to an analyst. Rob Price of ETM Analytics said on Tuesday that the Shanghai composite

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Naspers smashes through R2 000/share

Riding high on the growing fortunes of Tencent, in which it holds a 34% stake, Naspers smashed through the R2 000/share barrier in morning trading on the JSE on Monday. It’s the first time the technology and media giant has reached the R2 000/share milestone

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SA’s best performing technology shares

If you’d invested R40 000 in the shares of Durban-based technology company Adapt IT five years ago, you’d be a millionaire today. Adapt IT’s shares have risen by a spectacular 2 400% in the past five years, making it the best performing technology counter on the JSE

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Tencent lifts the Naspers boat

Tencent continues to underpin the Naspers growth story, with the Chinese company contributing a stronger-than-expected R6,2bn to the JSE-listed group’s core headline earnings in the six months to end-September 2014. Indeed, the Internet segment remains the fastest growing part of the Naspers stable and

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Naspers numbers in a nutshell

Naspers has reported a 65% improvement in revenue from its Internet business on the back of robust performances from Tencent, Mail.ru and its e-commerce businesses. The more mature pay-television business, housed in MultiChoice, also delivered impressive numbers, with revenue rising by 20%. Trading profit, however

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Gareth Cliff’s plan to reinvent SA radio

As I step into a rather ordinary looking building in the drab Johannesburg suburb of Rivonia, I get the sense there is a buzz in the air, even though there’s no one about as I walk past an unmanned reception desk. Stuck on the desk is a handwritten note instructing interns to head upstairs. That’s where Gareth Cliff, until recently the host

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Why Naspers is not a good investment

Naspers was the darling of the JSE in 2013, contributing a full 4,2% of the total market performance of 18% last year. But we believe that, although it may be a great business, Naspers does not represent a good investment. Investors seem to be pricing the share for perfection, and then some. Eager to gain access to the Chinese market, via

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