South Africa’s top stock pickers’ 3 most popular international shares

Meta Microsoft

The most popular international stocks among South Africa’s top analysts and fund managers in 2022 are Meta, Microsoft, and Nike.

To find the most popular shares, Daily Investor recorded the picks from guests on platforms like the JSE’s SA Stock Picks show and Business Day TV’s Stock Watch.

For this analysis, Daily Investor considered stock picks between 1 January 2022 and 31 July 2022 from all analysts

Prominent analysts and fund managers who find value in international stocks include FNB Wealth and Investments’ Wayne McCurrie, Sasfin Wealth’s David Shapiro, and analyst Ashraf Mohamed.

Other prominent stock pickers who selected international shares are Jacobus Brink from Novare, Nick Crail from Ashburton Investments, and Viv Govender from Rand Swiss.

The most popular international stocks among SA’s top analysts are Microsoft and Meta, which owns Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram.

Other top choices this year are Nike, Amazon, JP Morgan, Nvidia, and Visa.

Here are the three top international stock picks among South Africa’s prominent analysts and fund managers, along with who picked it and the share price year-to-date.

Meta (Facebook)

Who picked it:

  • Ashraf Mohamed (independent)
  • David Shapiro from Sasfin Securities
  • Jacobus Brink from Novare
  • Nick Crail from Ashburton Investments
  • Wayne McCurrie from FNB Wealth & Investments


Who picked it:

  • David Shapiro from Sasfin Securities
  • Deryck Janse van Rensburg from Anchor
  • Devin Shutte from The Robert Group
  • Momentum Securities
  • Viv Govender from Rand Swiss


Who picked it:

  • Craig Pheiffer from Sasfin Wealth
  • Devin Shutte from The Robert Group
  • Mia Kruger from Kruger International
  • Thamsanqa Netha from Shiloh Capital


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