Market Report 16 December, 2019
At the end of the first weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) this week.
A total of 10,533,200 shares in 923 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 384,300,726.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Friday, December 13), today’s data shows 79% decline in volume, 72% decline in turnover, but 11% improvement in deals. The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.42 trillion.
In the aggregate, 46 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 13 ✅gainers and 20 ?losers.
Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] led the gainers with ✅8.57% share price appreciation closing at KES 0.38 per share, followed by:
✅Standard Group Plc [SGL] (+6.00%)
✅Sasini Plc [SASN] (+5.26%)
✅Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (+3.15%).
On the losing side, Eveready Plc [EVRD] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 10.00% closing at KES 1.08 per share, followed by:
?BOC Kenya Plc [EVRD] (-7.14%)
?TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (-5.88%)
?British American Tobacco (Kenya) Plc [BAT] (-1.98%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 4.8 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.02m)
➖Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (596,900)
➖Nairobi Securities Exchange Plc [NSE] (589,900).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] dropped ?0.95 points to close at 159.57
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index dropped ?3.79 points to close at 2584.04
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index dropped ?17.79 points to close at 3923.89
The Derivatives Market had one closing trade of the December 19th KCB Contact Traded worth Kes. 51,000
The secondary Bond market at the NSE had 65 deals worth Kes 767.15 Million, a rise in value from Friday’s 64 deals valued at Kes 156.92 Million.
Data Compiled by Trading Room.
Source: Nairobi Securities Exchange.