Equity Group Plc was the day’s prime mover when trading ended at the Nairobi Securities Exchange(NSE) this Tuesday, June 8th 2021, replacing Safaricom which has been the most dominant and active counter.
The Equity Group traded a volume of 3,027,700 shares with its share price closing at KSh 43.95 from the previous KSh 43.00, an increase of KSh 0.95 or 2.21%.
This was in 94 deals that resulted in a turnover of KSh 133.09 Million with a market capitalization of KSh 165.85 Billion.
Equity Group share performance history
Equity Group Holdings began the year with a share price of KSh 36.55 and has since gained 20.25% on that price valuation, ranking it 7th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. The stock has accrued 7.85% over the past four-week period.
Equity Group Holdings has subsidiaries in Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC).
Other top movers at the NSE this Tuesday include Safaricom Plc (1.14Million), Co-operative Bank of Kenya (932,200) and Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation (873,400).
The top price gainer was Liberty Holdings Plc, with 7.35% share price appreciation closing at KSh 7.30 per share. Liberty Holdings Plc began the year with a share price of KSh 7.70 but has since lost 5.19% off that price valuation, ranking it 39th on the Nairobi bourse in terms of year-to-date performance.
Liberty Holdings was followed by East African Cables Plc, whose price gained 4.88%, CIC Insurance Plc(4.27%) and Williamson Tea Kenya Plc (3.13%).
The worst performer was Sanlam Kenya Plc, whose share price fell 8.76% to KSh 9.90 at the close of trading.
Other price laggards were Standard Group, whose share lost 7.69%, East African Portland, which dipped 7.34% and Eaagads Plc, whose share price depreciated by 7.22%.
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index (NASI) gained 1.36 points to close at 171.14, while the NSE 20 Share Index gained 2.90 points to close at 1907.05. The NSE 25 Share Index gained 30.32 points to close at 3730.55.
The Derivatives market had 45 single stock futures contracts valued at KSh 1.87 Million concluded, compared to the 26 SSF contracts valued at KSh 304,600 concluded at the end of the previous session.
Activity in the secondary bonds market was subdued, with bonds worth KSh 2.77 billion transacted in 50 deals compared to KSh 4.41 billion worth of bonds achieved in 80 deals at the previous session.
At the end of this Tuesday’s trading session at the Nairobi bourse, a total of 9,191,400 shares in 1,066 deals, corresponding to a market value of KSh 319,439,145.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day on Monday, June 7th, this data shows an 18% decline in volume and a 38% decline in turnover.
The current market capitalization of the NSE is KSh 2.6 trillion.