Market Report; 21 May, 2021
At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 12,344,600 shares in 865 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 475,962,130.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, May 20), today’s data shows 14% improvement in volume, 98% improvement in turnover, and 9% improvement in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.51 trillion.
In the aggregate, 43 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 17✅ gainers and 16🔻 losers.
Nairobi Business Ventures [NBV] led the gainers with✅ 6.37% share price appreciation closing at KES 5.34 per share, followed by:
✅ Longhorn Publishers Plc [LKL] (+5.91%)
✅ Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (+1.83%)
✅ Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (+1.66%).
On the losing side, Unga Group Plc [UNGA] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻9.68% at KES 28.00 per share, followed by:
🔻 HF Group Plc [HFCK](-3.47%)
🔻Flame Tree Group Holdings Plc [FTGH] (-2.88%)
🔻Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (-2.44%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 10 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (338,300)
➖KenGen Plc [KEGN] (267,100)
➖ KCB Group Plc [KCB] (243,600)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained1.83 points to close at 165.76
The NSE 20 Share Index gained 6.59 points to close at 1858.87
The NSE 25 Share Index gained 33.64 points to close at 3586.44
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted growth in volumes traded during today’s trading session, with 92 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 2.86 million concluded, compared to the 48 SSF contracts valued at Kes 2.06 million concluded during the previous session
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a rise in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 4.24 billion transacted in 96 deals as compared to the Kes 2.20 billion worth of bonds achieved in 81 deals in the preceding session.