The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) recorded a turnover of KSh 402. 04 Million on a volume of 12.20 Million and 939 deals.
This is compared to a total of 10,296,000 shares in 1,030 deals, corresponding to a market value of KSh 378.6 Million when trading at the bourse ended on Friday last week.
When trading ended on Monday, 26th April 2021, TPSE was the top gainer. Its price rose by 9.09% from KSh 15.40 to KSh 16.80 on a volume of 400 shares, changing hands in a turnover of KSh 6,720.00.
TPSE began 2021 with a share price of KSh 16.00 and has since gained 5% on that price valuation, ranking it 20th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.
The counter has caused jitters to investors following its recent poor performance, having lost 6.67% of this share value over the past month.
With a Market Capitalization of KSh 3.06 Billion, TPS East Africa Limited owns and operates hotel and lodge facilities in Eastern Africa, serving the business and tourist markets.
The firm operates and owns 32 resorts, safari lodges, and hotels located in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and Mozambique, and Southern Asia.
Its segments include Kenya Hotels, Kenya Lodges and Tanzania Lodges, and its subsidiaries: Tourism Promotion Services(Kenya) Limited, TPS Tanzania Limited, and TPS Zanzibar Limited.
Other gainers were ILAM Fahari IREIT (FAHR), TransCentury Plc (TCL), and Nairobi Business Ventures (NBV).
The biggest loser was Standard Group Limited, whose share price declined by 7.54% from KSh 20.55 to KSh 19.00 on a volume of 1100 shares changing hands.
Other losers at the bourse were BOC Gases Kenya Plc which was down by 7.46%, WPP ScanGroup Plc, which lost 4.81% of its price; and Olympia Capital Holdings, whose share price fell by 3.49%.
Safaricom Plc was the prime mover, its share price rising from KSh38.80 to KSh 39.20 on a volume of 6.81 Million.
It was followed by Co-operative Bank(1.5 Million), KCB Group Plc with a volume of 1.10 Million, its share price rising from KSh 41.60 to KSh 41.80, an increase of 0.48%.
Equity Group was fourth with a volume of 1.07 Million shares at a constant price of KSh 39.10.
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI]gained 0.47 points to close at 166.08. The NSE 20 Share Index gained 0.43 points to close at 1888.68, while the NSE 25 Share Index gained 5.40 points to close at 3641.27.
The derivatives market had 56 single stock futures contracts valued at KSh 2.12 Million concluded, compared to the 75 SSF contracts valued at KSh 2.89 Million ended during the previous trading period.
The Secondary Bond Market had bonds worth KSh 1.80 billion transacted in 88 deals compared to KSh3.04 Billion worth of bonds achieved in 92 deals in the prior trading session.
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