Nairobi Securities Exchange(NSE) has listed Standard Group Limited(SGL) as the top price gainer, the counter recording an 8.38% share price appreciation to KSh 18.75 per share when trading ended at the Nairobi Securities Exchange(NSE) this Thursday, 15th July 2021.
This is compared to its previous closing price of KSh 17.30.
SGL began the year with a share price of KSh 22.50 but has since lost 16.67% off that price valuation, ranking it 53rd on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.
Shareholders are, however, comforted by the 12.28% increase of SGL share price in recent weeks – since June 17, 2021.
SGL was followed by KenGen, whose price rose 8% to KSh 4.32 this Thursday compared to KSh 4.00 previously.
KEGN began 2021 with a share price of KSh 4.71 but has since lost 8.28% off that price valuation, ranking it 44th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.
It was followed by Jubilee Holdings, whose share price rose by 7.54%, Unga Group, which gained 6.83% and TPSE, whose share price rose 5.67% to close at KSh 14.90
The worst performing counters were led by Crown Paints Kenya, which lost 9.82% of its price to close the day at KSh 22.50 per share. It was followed by Eveready East Africa, which depreciated by 7.62%, Olympia Capital Holdings down by 6.98%, CIC Insurance Group, whose price was down by 5.52% and NBV, which was down 5.17% to close at KSh 11 per share.
NSE overall performance
A total of 7,174,900 shares in 1,040 deals were traded, corresponding to a market value of KSh 246, Million. This data shows a 46% decline in volume, 35% decline in turnover, and 5% decline in deals.
The NSE is currently with a Market Capitalization of KSh 2.72 trillion.
In the aggregate, 49 listed equities participated in trading, ending with 23 gainers and 19 losers.
Safaricom recorded the highest volume of 3.7 million traded shares, followed by ScanGroup (557,000), Nation Media Group (404,700), KCB Group (378,400) and KenGen(345,800).