Morning Brief September 26, 2017

The Nairobi All Share Index closed Monday’s session down by 0.19 points to close at 165.72 points. The current 52 week range on the index is 119.62 – 173.47 points. The current year-to-date return is 24.28%.

The NSE 20 index fell further by 14.09 points to close at 3,750.35 points. With the current trend there seems to be a lot of downside pressure on the index which is a composition of Kenyan Blue Chip companies.

Turnover on Monday picked up slightly however it is still low from a historical perspective, total equity turnover came in at Ksh 254.2 million versus Ksh 214 million in the previous session. A total of 10.9 million shares were traded.

Safaricom maintained dominance in the session with 63% of the session’s volumes going its way. A total of 6.9 million shares were traded. Safaricom touched Ksh 26 before retreating and closing the session unchanged at Ksh 25.75.

ARM Cement continued its downward trend touching a fresh 52 week low of Ksh 11.30 on Monday’s intra-day trading. The counter closed at Ksh 11.75. The cement manufacturer has lost 50% of its shareholders’ value since the year began.

Standard Group was up 8.3% to close at Ksh 39.00 per share. Standard Group is arguable the best counter on the exchange so far. The share price has more than doubled since the year began (116%). A simple Ksh 500,000 investment at the beginning of the year would have turned into a Ksh 1 Million.

In the news Flame Tree Group acquired playground equipment manufacturer and distributor, Polyplay Limited for an un-disclosed amount.

Centum Investments will close its books for the consideration of a final dividend of Ksh 1.20 on Wednesday September 27, 2017.

Happy Trading!

Courtesy of The Kenyan Wall Street


Last Updated:September 26, 2017






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Date Time Symbol Headline
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Daily Volume 36.27 M
Daily Value 9.11 M
Trades 1,018
No. Of Shares 68
Shares Up 16
Shares Unchanged 37
Shares Down 15
Index Value Chg % Chg
NSEASI 165.72 0.00 0.00
NSE25 4335.54 0.00 0.00
NSE20 3750.35 0.00 0.00
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Market Movers

Symbol Last Trade Chg % Chg
HAFR 1.15 0.10 9.52
TPSE 27.00 2.00 8.00
TCL 7.00 0.50 7.69
SASN 26.50 1.00 3.92
OCH 3.20 0.10 3.23
FTGH 5.00 0.10 2.04
EVRD 2.55 0.05 2.00
SCOM 26.25 0.50 1.94
LKL 5.60 0.10 1.82
DTK 187.00 2.00 1.08
Symbol Last Trade Chg % Chg
ARM 11.05 -0.70 -5.96
UNGA 30.00 -1.25 -4.00
KENO 16.00 -0.55 -3.32
SCAN 17.50 -0.60 -3.31
KNRE 20.00 -0.50 -2.44
BAMB 181.00 -4.00 -2.16
TOTL 23.00 -0.50 -2.13
HFCK 10.50 -0.20 -1.87
KCB 42.00 -0.50 -1.18
KQ 4.60 -0.05 -1.08
Symbol Last Trade Chg Value
SCOM 26.25 1.94 406.5 M
BRIT 15.00 0.33 205.45 M
EABL 250.00 0.00 102.28 M
KCB 42.00 -1.18 78.04 M
SCBK 239.00 0.42 25.11 M
BAMB 181.00 -2.16 21.83 M
COOP 17.00 0.00 17.89 M
EQTY 39.00 0.00 17.31 M
KNRE 20.00 -2.44 11.32 M
KENO 16.00 -3.32 3.24 M
Symbol Last Trade Chg Volume
SCOM 26.25 1.94 15.58 M
BRIT 15.00 0.33 13.74 M
KCB 42.00 -1.18 1.86 M
COOP 17.00 0.00 1.06 M
KNRE 20.00 -2.44 565.80 K
MSC 1.05 0.00 455.90 K
EQTY 39.00 0.00 440.50 K
EABL 250.00 0.00 409.50 K
KPLC 10.35 0.00 294.90 K
HAFR 1.15 9.52 229.40 K
Date Symbol Event
September 29, 2017 NMG Interim Dividend Payment
Date Symbol Current
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