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Market Report 07 February, 2020

At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) this week.

A total of 34,035,200 shares in 995 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 1,317,977,563.00, were traded.

Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, February 6), today’s data shows 63% improvement in volume, 61% improvement in turnover, and 7% improvement in deals.

The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.56 trillion.

In the aggregate, 46 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 17 ✅gainers and 🔻22 losers.

Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] led the gainers with ✅9.55% share price appreciation closing at KES 1.95 per share, followed by:

✅Sanlam Kenya Plc [SLAM] (+8.92%)
✅Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (+4.44%)
✅Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (+4.18%).

On the losing side, Total Kenya Plc [TOTL] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻9.53% closing at KES 26.10 per share, followed by:

🔻Unga Group Plc [UNGA] (-8.79%)
🔻Car and General (Kenya) Plc [CGEN] (-8.33%)
🔻Liberty Kenya Holdings [LBTY] (-7.77%).

Safaricom recorded the highest volume of 18.3 million traded shares, followed by:

➖Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (4.1m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (2.96m)
➖Kengen Plc [KEGN] (1.94m).

➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] dropped 🔻 0.70 points to close at 168.65

➡️The NSE 20 Share Index dropped 🔻5.53 points to close at 2602.36

➡️The NSE 25 Share Index dropped 🔻36.50 points to close at 4127.06

The Derivatives Market had 10 contracts valued at Kes 465,400, a decline from the 9 contracts valued at Kes 693,020 traded yesterday.

The secondary Bond market at the NSE had 77 deals worth Kes 1.89 Billion, a decline in value and deals on the Fixed income segment as compared to yesterday’s 51 deals valued at Kes 2.49 Billion

Source: NSE

Data Compiled by Trading Room.

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