Morning Brief 29/5/2017

On Friday (26 May) the Nairobi All Share Index closed up by 1.52 points to end the week at 147.07 points. On a year to date basis the All Share Index has returned 10.30% and seems to have begun picking up steam.  The current 52 week range is between 119.62 and 147.50 points.

The NSE 20 Share index was up by 31.48 points to close at 3,442.38 points and seems to be headed for the 3,500 level. Since 2017 began the NSE 20 has returned 8.04%. The current 52 Week range is between 2,789.64 and 3,867.50 points.

Total Equity turnover on Friday was down by 45.4% to Ksh 565.47 million compared to Thursday’s turnover of Ksh 1.04 billion. Total shares traded came in at 24.12 million compared to Thursday’s 38.56 million shares. Total deals executed were 1,487.

Energy & Petroleum Sector Company KenGen was the most traded counter with 5.97 million shares traded in the session. Kengen closed the session at Ksh 7.40 per share. The counter is up 26.50% since the year began.

Telecommunication Company Safaricom Limited traded 5.86 million shares on Friday. The counter closed steadily at Ksh 21.75 per share and is up by 14.5% for the year so far.

In the banking sector Co-operative Bank of Kenya closed Friday’s session at Ksh 17.50 per share with 2.47 million shares traded. On a year-to-date basis the counter is up by an impressive 34%.

This week the following market events will happen on 31 May:

·         CIC Group Book Closure

·         Kakuzi Limited Book Closure

·         Nairobi Securities Exchange AGM and Book Closure

·         WPP Scangroup Book Closure

Happy Trading!


Last Updated:May 29, 2017










Date Time Symbol Headline
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Daily Volume 19.35 M
Daily Value 4.92 M
Trades 1,101
No. Of Shares 68
Shares Up 23
Shares Unchanged 27
Shares Down 18
Index Value Chg % Chg
NSEASI 145.59 -1.48 -1.01
NSE25 3538.70 -369.23 -9.45
NSE20 3438.20 -4.18 -0.12
*NSE Indices calculated by Nutcracker

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Market Movers

Symbol Last Trade Chg % Chg
MASH 11.80 1.05 9.77
LKL 4.85 0.40 8.99
KPLC 7.15 0.55 8.33
KEGN 7.90 0.50 6.76
XPRS 3.20 0.20 6.67
MSC 0.80 0.05 6.67
HAFR 0.85 0.05 6.25
BRIT 12.50 0.65 5.49
CFCI 10.95 0.50 4.78
FIRE 2.70 0.10 3.85
Symbol Last Trade Chg % Chg
DCON 3.60 -0.40 -10.00
EVRD 2.30 -0.25 -9.80
COOP 16.00 -1.50 -8.57
PAFR 25.00 -2.00 -7.41
UMME 13.65 -0.85 -5.86
SCBK 200.00 -9.00 -4.31
NMG 112.00 -5.00 -4.27
FAHR.I0000 10.50 -0.30 -2.78
EQTY 37.00 -1.00 -2.63
SCAN 20.00 -0.50 -2.44
Symbol Last Trade Chg Value
EABL 242.00 1.26 154.85 M
KCB 38.25 -1.92 97.85 M
SCOM 21.25 -2.30 78.89 M
KENO 12.15 0.00 67.16 M
NMG 112.00 -4.27 27.5 M
COOP 16.00 -8.57 11.87 M
KQ 6.90 -0.72 9.45 M
KNRE 20.50 0.00 6.17 M
EQTY 37.00 -2.63 6.02 M
ICDC 39.75 0.00 4.64 M
Symbol Last Trade Chg Volume
KENO 12.15 0.00 5.53 M
SCOM 21.25 -2.30 3.67 M
KCB 38.25 -1.92 2.56 M
MSC 0.80 6.67 1.66 M
KQ 6.90 -0.72 1.36 M
COOP 16.00 -8.57 727.80 K
EABL 242.00 1.26 642.40 K
KPLC 7.15 8.33 574.70 K
BBK 8.60 0.00 405.70 K
KNRE 20.50 0.00 301.10 K
Date Symbol Name
May 31, 2017 CIC Book Closure
May 31, 2017 KUKZ Book Closure
May 31, 2017 NSE Annual General Meeting
May 31, 2017 NSE Book Closure
May 31, 2017 SCAN Book Closure
Date Symbol Current
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