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GCB Bank Limited (GCB) shares on Ghana Stock Exchange; historical share prices, dividend and annual financial reports: income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statement, etc.Stock summary for GCB on the Ghana Stock Exchange

GCB Bank Limited (formerly Ghana Commercial Bank) is a Ghanaian commercial bank, the country's largest independent financial institution. The company started in 1953 as the Bank of the Gold Coast to provide banking services to the emerging nation for socioeconomic development. The bank had been wholly owned by the government of Ghana until 1996 when ownership was diversified. Today, the Government of Ghana's ownership stands at 21.4% while individual and institutional holdings take up the rest. Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) is currently the largest shareholder in the company with 29.8% holding, followed in third place by the UK investment management company SCBN/Northern Trust Global Service Ltd with a distant 6.6%. GCB Bank has over 150 branches and 11 agencies in all regions of the country effectively making it the widest-networked bank in Ghana. In 2013, the bank adopted an internal change program that overhauled its brand, resulting in the new name the following year.

GCB6.40 ▾ 0.05 (0.78%)
1 day ago
Last Trading ResultsGrowth & Valuation
Opening Price:6.45Earnings Per Share:0.6388
Day's Low Price:--Price/Earning Ratio:10.02
Day's High Price:--Dividend Per Share:0.00
Traded Volume:214Dividend Yield:0%
Number of Deals:--Shares Outstanding:265m
Value/Turnover:1,369.95Market Capitalization:1.70b
Monetary values are quoted in Ghana Cedi (GHS) unless otherwise stated

GCB Stock Market Performance


The last 10 trading days of activity of GCB Bank Limited (GCB)


Profile of GCB Bank Limited

Below is an abridged, consolidated report of the latest annual financial statements for GCB Bank Limited. Reporting currency is Ghana Cedi (GHS). All amounts are expressed in millions with the exception of per share items.

Income Statement
Total Revenue1,071.05863.29731.19578.76407.54
Operating Expense-614.68-516.53-352.00-270.39-221.29
Other Income-138.26-92.12-97.04-79.17-43.28
Net Income318.12254.64282.15229.20142.97
Earnings per Share1.200.961.060.860.54
Balance Sheet
Total Assets6,074.534,670.764,259.103,404.832,981.14
Total Liabilities5,014.713,816.793,569.732,938.762,685.26
Total Equity1,059.83853.97689.37466.07295.88
Equity & Liabilities6,074.534,670.764,259.103,404.832,981.14
Cash Flow Statement
Operating Activities611.44132.92459.08133.70275.57
Investing Activities-114.21-58.65-74.79-122.29-339.96
Financing Activities-87.45-84.80-55.66-47.70-18.55
Net Cash Flow409.78-10.53328.63-36.29-82.94
Cash & Cash Equiv.1,179.98763.15758.08338.80360.02

GCB Bank Limited operates in the Financials sector, specifically, the Banking industry. The company is led by Raymond Anslem Sowah as its Managing Director, since 2017. The company's board of directors, chaired by Jude Kofi Arthur, is composed of nine members whose names are listed below.

  1. Arthur, Jude Kofi
    Non-Executive Chairman
  2. Sowah, Raymond Anslem
    Managing Director
  3. Afram, Socrates
    Chief Finance Officer
  4. Sarpong, Samuel
    Chief Operating Officer
  5. Acheampong, Nana Otuo
  6. Nana Saraa III, Queen Mother of Denkyira
  7. Amartefio, Nick
  8. Oppong, Richard
  9. Essah, Lydia Gyamera (Mrs.)
Factsheet of GCB Bank Limited
GCB Building, Thorpe Road/High Street, PO Box GP 134, Accra, Ghana
+233-302-663-964, +233-302-672-852, +233-302-664-914

GCB Industrial Market Competitors

GCB Bank Limited, issuers of the GCB stock on the Ghana Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Financials sector and/or the Banking industry. The table below gives you an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

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Comments (9)

    May 25, 2017 19:59 GMT

    I did not receive any dividend payment in 2016 for my shared in GCB Bank. how do I find out why?

    1. Michael KwayisiMichael Kwayisi
      Oct 21, 2017 19:07 GMT

      John, I'd advise that you contact your broker since GCB has been paying dividends regularly, the latest being 38p per share announced in May 2017.

  2. Abdul-rahman abukariAbdul-rahman abukari
    Dec 30, 2017 12:37 GMT

    How do I get shares at gcb without a broker?

  3. Dr Adam Alhassan JanguDr Adam Alhassan Jangu
    Feb 19, 2018 19:31 GMT

    Please I would be grateful if my dividends are channelled into my bank accounts directly.

  4. Oscar Kweku TwumOscar Kweku Twum
    Feb 24, 2018 21:18 GMT

    Hi, I bought gcb shares Long time ago. I haven’t been able to follow the trends of gcb’s financial performance for a while and don’t know the status of my shares. How do I go about this to know the value and states of my investment now

  5. Edward Asare DansoEdward Asare Danso
    Apr 25, 2018 11:32 GMT

    I want to buy shares in GCB Bank. Which stock broker do I contact? Can I buy direct from the bank?

  6. Solomon MakuiSolomon Makui
    Jan 30, 2017 13:41 GMT

    I bought a share from GCB.
    I know GCB is doing well.
    Please, I need information from my personal share since 12th August, 2016 if it is possible.

  7. Amanda jukpalAmanda jukpal
    Oct 1, 2017 15:17 GMT

    My father bought shares in 1996. He's been deceased since 1998. Can these shares be passed on to family today?

    1. Kate MintahKate Mintah
      Oct 1, 2017 20:05 GMT

      Yes. Your father must have had share certificate proving his shareholding. Otherwise, then contact the stock broker in question. However, I'd assume that he'd mention something like this in his will as to whom they should go to or something...

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