NASDAQ:UEPS - Net 1 UEPS Technologies Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$4.88 -0.09 (-1.81 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 01:39 AM ET)
Previous Close$4.97
Today's Range$4.80 - $5.02
52-Week Range$4.32 - $12.74
Volume311,100 shs
Average Volume284,364 shs
Market Capitalization$277.92 million
P/E Ratio3.20
Dividend YieldN/A
Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. provides transaction processing services, financial inclusion products and services, and secure payment technologies in South Africa, the Republic of Korea, and internationally. The company develops and markets transaction processing solutions, including smart card-based alternative payment systems for the unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies and for mobile transaction channels. It operates through three segments: South African Transaction Processing, International Transaction Processing, and Financial Inclusion and Applied Technologies. The South African Transaction Processing segment primarily offers welfare benefit distribution services for the South African government; and transaction processing for retailers, utilities, and banks. The International Transaction Processing segment offers payment processing services to merchants and card issuers. The Financial Inclusion and Applied Technologies segment provides short-term loans and bank accounts. It also sells prepaid products, such as electricity and airtime, hardware and software, and life insurance products. In addition, this segment distributes mobile subscriber starter packs; and provides financing and project management services to develop and maintain a tower network, as well as operates Money4Jam, a micro-jobbing platform that connects companies and job-seekers for the completion of micro-jobs through mobile phone technology. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Functions related to depository banking
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNASDAQ:UEPS


Current Ratio1.38
Quick Ratio1.34


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$612.89 million
Price / Sales0.45
Cash Flow$2.5820 per share
Price / Cash Flow1.89
Book Value$14.88 per share
Price / Book0.33


Net Income$64.34 million
Net Margins2.47%
Return on Assets6.72%


Market Cap$277.92 million

Net 1 UEPS Technologies (NASDAQ:UEPS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Net 1 UEPS Technologies' stock symbol?

Net 1 UEPS Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "UEPS."

How were Net 1 UEPS Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:UEPS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The business services provider reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.13. The business services provider earned $125.88 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $145.03 million. Net 1 UEPS Technologies had a net margin of 2.47% and a return on equity of 10.61%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 17.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.43 earnings per share. View Net 1 UEPS Technologies' Earnings History.

When is Net 1 UEPS Technologies' next earnings date?

Net 1 UEPS Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Net 1 UEPS Technologies.

What guidance has Net 1 UEPS Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Net 1 UEPS Technologies updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of at least $0.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.91.

What price target have analysts set for UEPS?

3 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Net 1 UEPS Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate Net 1 UEPS Technologies' stock price to reach $15.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 207.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Net 1 UEPS Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Net 1 UEPS Technologies?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Net 1 UEPS Technologies in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Net 1 UEPS Technologies.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Net 1 UEPS Technologies stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Net 1 UEPS Technologies stock:
  • 1. Maxim Group analysts commented, "We believe UEPS faced several headwinds that have put pressure on the stock, but are largely going away." (9/27/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Net 1 U.E.P.S. Technologies provides its universal electronic payment system as an alternative payment system for the unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies. Net 1 believes that it is the first company worldwide to implement a system that can enable the estimated four billion people who generally have limited or no access to a bank account to enter affordably into electronic transactions with each other, government agencies, employers, merchants and other financial service providers. " (4/12/2018)

Has Net 1 UEPS Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about UEPS stock have trended positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Net 1 UEPS Technologies earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Net 1 UEPS Technologies' key competitors?

Who are Net 1 UEPS Technologies' key executives?

Net 1 UEPS Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Herman Gideon Kotzé, CEO & Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. Alexander Michael Ramsay Smith C.A., CA, CFO, Treasurer, Sec. & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Nitin Soma, Chief Technology Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Nunthakumarin Pillay, Managing Director of Southern Africa (Age 48)
  • Mr. Phil-Hyun Oh, CEO & Pres of KSNET, Inc (Age 60)

How do I buy shares of Net 1 UEPS Technologies?

Shares of UEPS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Net 1 UEPS Technologies' stock price today?

One share of UEPS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.88.

How big of a company is Net 1 UEPS Technologies?

Net 1 UEPS Technologies has a market capitalization of $277.92 million and generates $612.89 million in revenue each year. Net 1 UEPS Technologies employs 8,379 workers across the globe.

What is Net 1 UEPS Technologies' official website?

The official website for Net 1 UEPS Technologies is

How can I contact Net 1 UEPS Technologies?

Net 1 UEPS Technologies' mailing address is Cnr. Jan Smuts Avenue and Bolton Road President Place 4th Floor, Johannesburg T3, 2196. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 27-11-343-2000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Net 1 UEPS Technologies (NASDAQ UEPS)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  171 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  176 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  347
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Net 1 UEPS Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UEPS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UEPS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by Staff

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