Market Report; 28 May, 2021
At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
A total of 29,604,700 shares in 1,027 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 825,873,754.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Thursday, May 27), today’s data shows 19% decline in volume, 53% decline in turnover, and 18% decline in deals.
The current market capitalization of the Nairobi Securities Exchange is KES 2.62 trillion.
In the aggregate, 47 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 17✅ gainers and 26🔻 losers.
Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] led the gainers with ✅9.88% share price appreciation closing at KES 4.45 per share, followed by:
✅BOC Gases Kenya Plc [BOC] (+9.85%)
✅ Carbacid Plc [CARB] (+6.93%)
✅Uchumi Supermarkets Plc [UCHM] (+4%).
On the losing side, Unga Group Plc [UNGA] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of🔻 6.67% at KES 28.00 per share, followed by:
🔻 Eaagads Plc [EGAD] (-6.67%)
🔻Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] (-5%)
🔻 TPS Eastern Africa Plc [TPSE] (-4.5%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 14.1 million traded shares, followed by:
➖ Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc [KPLC] (5.24m)
➖ Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (2.37m)
➖ Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA](2.07m)
The benchmark NSE All-Share Index [NASI] gained✅ 3.75 points to close at 172.69
The NSE 20 Share Index declined1.53 points to close at 1862.15
The NSE 25 Share Index gained✅44.80 points to close at 3712.70
Bonds & Derivatives on NSE
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a notable rise in activity during Today’s trading session, with 77 single stock futures contracts valued at Kes 3.13 million concluded, compared to the 20 SSF contracts valued at Kes 701,690 concluded on the previous session
Trading on the secondary bond market on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a decline in activity during today’s trading session with bonds worth Kes 6.11 billion transacted in 112 deals as compared to the Kes 12.00 billion worth of bonds achieved in 120 deals in the preceding session.