An investor sits in front of displays showing stock information at a brokerage office in Beijing, China. Picture: REUTERS/THOMAS PETER
An investor sits in front of displays showing stock information at a brokerage office in Beijing, China. Picture: REUTERS/THOMAS PETER

Greg Katzenellenbogen from Sanlam Private Wealth chose Glencore as his stock pick of the day and Gerbrand Smit from NEFG Fund Management chose Sasol.

Katzenellenbogen said he chose Glencore because the outlook for the company “is that other companies’ production has been slowing as they haven’t wanted to put a significant amount of capital expenditure in, so that has hardened commodity prices. Glencore is going to reduce the amount of coal they sell, which will push up the price of coal. Over the next 12 months, I do expect that you should get a good return and that Glencore will play catch-up with BHP and the likes.”

Smit said: “I think that at R440 a share it still offers a lot of value. In the normal oil market, you probably are looking at around R500 per share for the normal business. Sasol is also doing the ethane cracker in the US that we think will add to their profits and if they get this right the company could be re-classified as a chemical company which will bring another 20%-30% upside if they do get valued as a chemical company and not an oil company.”

Greg Katzenellenbogen from Sanlam Private Wealth and Gerbrand Smit from NEFG Fund Management talk to Business Day TV

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