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Profile Group (Pty) Ltd.
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26 Eleventh Avenue
Houghton Estate
South Africa
PO Box 87254
South Africa
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Tel: 011 728-5510
Fax: 011 728-5845/6031
The Profile Group researches and supplies financial data and investor information via its two main operating subsidiaries, ProfileData and Profile Media.


ProfileData undertakes research and delivers investment data as customised datafeeds to JSE stockbrokers, fund managers, local and international vendors and corporate clients. Core delivery areas include JSE data, unit trust data, company fundamentals, local and international financial indicators and database systems integration.
ProfileData also develops and maintains a number of propriety websites and financial software used by both professional and retail investors.

ShareData Online -
The site aims to provide data clients with a single source of comprehensive listed company information.

FundsData Online -
The site aims to provide data clients with a one-stop data solution covering every fund and every management company.

These sites also act as a shop window for brokers and institutions wishing to use the data elements for building customised platforms.

Profile's Financial Markets Online -
The site provides an up-to-date, searchable database on financial markets participants and includes current information such as financial, ZAR and company news, CPI figures, a monthly market review, historical interest rates and financial indicators.

ShareMagic -
ShareMagic is a new generation analysis package for astute investors and analysts. Combining the power of technical and fundamental analysis, ShareMagic provides all the tools required to make shrewd investment decisions. By combining powerful fundamental analysis with charting techniques, ShareMagic enables investors to build value portfolios with high growth potential.

Fund Analytics
Fund Analytics is a joint venture between UK based Financial Express and ProfileData. Analytics is an internet-delivered package for investment professionals, with the most comprehensive fund research and analysis featuring over 100 000 funds on the full system.

Additional Data and Services
ProfileData is an authorised JSE vendor and provides FTSE/JSE index data (EoD and intra-day), share price data, and live SENS feeds, all seamlessly integrated into the ShareData database.

ProfileData also supplies other time-series data, including forex rates, major world indices, bond exchange data and commodity prices.

A wide range of useful procedures and tools are available for querying, extracting and displaying data in user-friendly ways. These include charting applets, various pre-packaged charts, ranking tools, and procedures for interactive financials.

ShareData can also be cross-linked to the portfolio holdings of unit trusts held in Profile's FundsData database.

Corporate and Investor Relations Web Services
ProfileData offers a turn-key solution for listed companies by providing a wide range of services. These include website development and management to XML datafeeds and fully articulated tools delivered directly from our own internet servers. ProfileData offers competitive pricing and cost-effective package options. It also offers complete technical flexibility and supports all delivery platforms.

An extensive range of price and index data is available covering all major sources:
  • JSE market data and indices
  • Stock prices from most leading exchanges worldwide
  • International indices and indicators
  • Foreign exchange rates
  • Precious metals and commodities
  • Stock Exchange News Service (SENS)


Profile Media is involved in traditional print media publishing. Its main activities include the research and publication of several leading investment handbooks.

  • Profile's Stock Exchange Handbook
  • Profile's Unit Trust and Collective Investments
  • Profile's Financial Markets
  • Health Care in South Africa

These leading financial market references are without peers within the South African market. They are published and updated regularly and offer advertisers and participants a platform with direct market reach aimed at financials professionals within successful organisations and high net worth individuals.
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