Top 100 Companies in South Africa

By | June 3, 2021
Top Companies in South Africa

This list of the top 100 companies in South Africa consists of wholly-owned South African companies and multinational companies. It also cut across all sectors and industries in South Africa.

South Africa has one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa and the world. This has given wholly-owned South African countries a chance to grow. It has also drawn the interest of investors and multinational companies.

The existence of business incubators has made starting a business in South Africa easier and given rise to some reputable companies which manufacture many high-quality products.

Top 100 Companies in South Africa

All the companies that were able to make it to our list are listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). These companies offer the best employment opportunities to South Africans. They also sell products of high quality and offer top services through their well-trained personnel.

We also looked at how well these companies are accepted in South Africa before picking them. If you wish to do business with a reputable company, you can start your search from any of the companies listed below.

You can find telecommunication companies, manufacturing companies, engineering companies, financial institutions, mining companies, investment companies, and commercial companies on our list.

  1. Absa Group Ltd: ABG – (ABSA)
  2. AECI Ltd: AFE – (AECI)
  3. African Rainbow Minerals Ltd: ARI – (ARM)
  4. Anglo American Platinum Ltd: AMS – (AMPLATS)
  5. Anglo American plc: AGL – (ANGLO)
  6. AngloGold Ashanti Ltd: ANG – (ANGGOLD)
  7. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV: ANH – (AB INBEV)
  8. Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd: APN – (ASEPN)
  9. Assore Ltd: ASR – (ASSORE)
  10. AVI Ltd: AVI – (A –V – I)
  11. Barloworld Ltd: BAW – (BARWORLD)
  12. BHP Billiton Plc: BIL – (BHPBILL)
  13. Bid Corporation Ltd: BID – (BIDCORP)
  14. Brait SE: BAT – (BRAIT)
  15. British American Tobacco plc: BTI – (BATS)
  16. Capital & Counties Properties PLC: CCO – (CAPCO)
  17. Capitec Bank Holdings Ltd: CPI – (CAPITEC)
  18. Clicks Group Ltd: CLS – (CLICKS)
  19. Compagnie Financi�re Richemont SA: CFR – (RICHEMONT)
  20. Coronation Fund Managers Ltd: CML – (CORONAT)
  21. Curro Holdings Ltd: COH – (CURRO)
  22. Dis-Chem Pharmacies Ltd: DCP – (DIS-CHEM)
  23. Discovery Ltd: DSY – (DISCOVERY)
  24. Distell Group Holdings Ltd: DGH – (DISTELLG)
  25. EPP N.V.: EPP – (EPP)
  26. Exxaro Resources Ltd: EXX – (EXXARO)
  27. FirstRand Ltd: FSR – (FIRSTRAND)
  28. Fortress REIT Ltd: FFA – (FORTRESSA)
  29. Fortress REIT Ltd: FFB – (FORTRESSB)
  30. Glencore plc: GLN – (GLENCORE)
  31. Globe Trade Centre S.A.: GTC – (GTCSA)
  32. Gold Fields Ltd: GFI – (GFIELDS)
  33. Greenbay Properties Ltd: GRP – (GREENBAY)
  34. Growthpoint Properties Ltd: GRT – (GROWPNT)
  35. Hammerson Plc: HMN – (HAMMERSON)
  36. Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd: HAR – (HARMONY)
  37. Hyprop Investments Ltd: HYP – (HYROP)
  38. Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd: IMP – (IMPLATS)
  39. Imperial Holdings Ltd: IPL – (IMPERIAL)
  40. Intu Properties plc: ITU – (INTUPLC)
  41. Investec Ltd: INL – (INVLTD)
  42. Investec plc: INP – (INVPLC)
  43. Italtile Ltd: ITE – (ITLTILE)
  44. JSE Ltd: JSE – (JSE)
  45. KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd: KAP – (KAP)
  46. Kumba Iron Ore Ltd: KIO – (KUMBA)
  47. Liberty Holdings Ltd: LBH – (LIB – HOLD)
  48. Life Healthcare Group Holdings Ltd: LCH – (LIFEHC)
  49. MAS Real Estate Inc: MSP – (MAS)
  50. Massmart Holdings Ltd: MSM – (MASSMART)
  51. Mediclinic International plc: MEI – (MEDICLINIC)
  52. MMI Holdings Ltd: MMI – (MMI HLDGS)
  53. Mondi Ltd: MND – (MODILTD)
  54. Mondi plc: MNP – (MONDIPLC)
  55. Montauk Holdings Ltd: MNK – (MONTAUK)
  56. Price Group Ltd: MRP – (MRPRICE)
  57. MTN Group Ltd: MTN – (MTN GROUP)
  58. Naspers Ltd: NPN – (NASPERS-N)
  59. Nedbank Group Ltd: NED – (NEDBANK)
  60. NEPI Rockcastle plc: NRP – (NEPRIOCK)
  61. Netcare Ltd: NTC – (NETCARE)
  62. Northam Platinum Ltd: NHM – (NORTHAM)
  63. Old Mutual Ltd: OMU – (OMUTUAL)
  64. Pepkor Holdings Ltd: PPH – (PEPKORH)
  65. Pick n Pay Stores Ltd: PIK – (PICKNPAY)
  66. Pioneer Food Group Ltd: PFG – (PNR FOODS)
  67. PSG Group Ltd: PSG – (PSG)
  68. PSG Konsult Ltd: KST – (PSG KST)
  69. Quilter plc: QLT – (QUILTER)
  70. Rand Merchant Investment Holdings Ltd: RMI – (RMIH)
  71. RCL Foods Ltd: RCL – (RCL)
  72. RDI REIT P.L.C.: RPL – (RDI)
  73. Redefine Properties Ltd: RDF – (REDEFINE)
  74. Reinet Investments SCA: RNI – (REINET)
  75. Remgro Ltd: REM – (REMGRO)
  76. Resilient REIT Ltd: RES – (RESILIENT)
  77. Reunert Ltd: RLO – (REUNERT)
  78. RMB Holdings Ltd: RMH – (RMBH)
  79. Sanlam Ltd: SLM – (SANLAM)
  80. Santam Ltd: SNT – (SANTAM)
  81. Sappi Ltd: SAP – (SAPPI)
  82. Sasol Ltd: SOL – (SASOL)
  83. Shoprite Holdings Ltd: SHP – (SHOPRIT)
  84. Sibanye Gold Ltd: SGL – (SIBANYE)
  85. Sirius Real Estate Ltd: SRE – (SIRIUS)
  86. South32 Ltd: S32 – (SOUTH32)
  87. Standard Bank Group Ltd: SBK – (STANBANK)
  88. Steinhoff International Holdings N.V.: SNH – (STEINHOFF N.V.)
  89. Super Group Ltd: SPG – (SUPRGRP)
  90. Telkom SA SOC Ltd: TKG – (TELKOM)
  91. The Bidvest Group Ltd: SPP – (BIDVEST)
  92. The Foschini Group Ltd: TFG – (TFG)
  93. The SPAR Group Ltd: SPP – (SPAR)
  94. Tiger Brands Ltd: TBS – (TIGBRANDS)
  95. Truworths International Ltd: TRU – (TRUWTHS)
  96. Tsogo Sun Holdings Ltd: TSH – (TSOGO SUN)
  97. Vivo Energy plc: VVO – (VIVO)
  98. Vodacom Group Ltd: VOD – (VODACUM)
  99. Vukile Property Fund Ltd: VKE – (VUKILE)
  100. Woolworths Holdings Ltd: WHL – (WOOLIES)

This list is based on the market capitalization of these companies. They are the most valuable companies in South Africa. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV has the highest market capitalization of over 2 trillion Rands of December 2018. Other companies like British American Tobacco plc and Naspers Ltd have a market capitalization of over 1 billion Rands each.

Several companies have taken a hit due to several economic policies in South Africa. The companies above remain the Top 100 companies in South Africa that are currently offering their products and services in most South African cities.

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