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UBA - United Bank for Africa

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United Bank for Africa (UBA) PLC is a leading pan-African financial services group with presence in 20 African countries, France, UK, and US. The Company offers banking, pension fund custody, and other financial services to customers in retail, commercial, and corporate segments of the African market. UBA has its origin from 1948 when the British and French Bank (BFB) commenced business in Nigeria. Following the country’s independence from Britain, UBA was incorporated in 1961 to take over the business of BFB. The Bank subsequently listed its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 1970, becoming the first Nigerian Bank to undertake an IPO.

UBA operates through three major segments: (1) The Corporate Banking segment offers financial solutions to multinationals, regional and state-owned companies, financial institutions, and non-governmental organizations. (2) The Retail and Commercial Banking segment deals with the provision of commercial banking products and services to the middle and retail segments of the financial market. (3) The Treasury and Financial Markets segment comprises of financing and risk management solutions and advisory services for corporate and institutional customers.

United Bank for Africa is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX) since March 31st, 1970. United Bank for Africa is traded on the NGX under the ticker symbol “UBA”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of NGX:UBA is NGUBA0000001. United Bank for Africa is currently the 13th most valuable stock on the NGX with a market capitalization of NGN 773 billion, which is about 1.38% of the Nigerian Stock Exchange equity market.

UBA22.60 ▴ 0.30 (1.35%)
31 minutes ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price22.35
Day’s High Price22.70
Traded Volume17.2M
Number of Deals534
Gross Turnover388M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share
Price/Earning Ratio
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding34.2B
Market Capitalization773B
Monetary values are quoted in Nigerian Naira (NGN) unless otherwise stated

UBA Stock Market Performance


The current share price of United Bank for Africa (UBA) is NGN 22.60. UBA closed its last trading day (Thursday, May 30, 2024) at 22.60 NGN per share on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX), recording a 1.3% gain over its previous closing price of 22.30 NGN. United Bank for Africa began the year with a share price of 25.65 NGN but has since lost 11.9% off that price valuation, ranking it 118th on the NGX in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ worries are compounded by the fact that UBA has lost 10% of the stock’s value from May 2nd to date.

United Bank for Africa is the second most traded stock on the Nigerian Stock Exchange over the past three months (Feb 26 - May 30, 2024). UBA has traded a total volume of 2.48 billion shares—in 40,408 deals—valued at NGN 61.2 billion over the period, with an average of 39.4 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 149 million was achieved on April 12th, and a low of 5.63 million on May 17th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of United Bank for Africa on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.


Profile of United Bank for Africa Plc

United Bank for Africa Plc was founded on April 23, 1951 and operates in the Financials sector, specifically, the Banking industry. United Bank for Africa contracts an estimated total number of 10,817 employees. The company is led by Kennedy Uzoka as its Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer. The company's board of directors, chaired by Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu (61), is composed of 17 members whose names are listed below.

  1. Elumelu, Tony Onyemaechi
  2. Keshi, Joseph Chiedu (Amb)
    Vice Chairman
  3. Uzoka, Kennedy
    Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer
  4. Alawuba, Oliver
    Deputy Managing Director (Africa)
  5. Ayoku, Liadi
    Deputy Managing Director (Nigeria)
  6. Ndubisi, Chiugo
    Executive Director, Treasury & International Banking
  7. Nweke, Chukwuma
    Executive Director, Group Chief Operating Officer
  8. Ike, Uche
    Executive Director, Risk Management, Governance and Compliance
  9. Puri, Ibrahim
    Executive Director, North 1 Bank, Nigeria
  10. Fasola, Isaac Olukayode
    Non-Executive Director
  11. Duke, Owanari
    Non-Executive Director
  12. Oni, Samuel
    Non-Executive Director
  13. Adebayo, Erelu Angela
    Non-Executive Director
  14. Bello, Abdulqadir Jeli (Alhaji)
    Non-Executive Director​
  15. Aneke, Angela
    Non-Executive Director
  16. Baba, Aisha Hassan
    Non-Executive Director
  17. Anyanwu, Caroline
    Non-Executive Director

Factsheet of United Bank for Africa Plc

UBA House, 57 Marina, Lagos, Nigeria
+234-1-280-8822, +234-1-631-9822

UBA Industrial Market Competitors

United Bank for Africa Plc, issuers of the UBA stock on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Financials sector and/or Banking industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

Index of African Stock Exchanges:

  1. Botswana Stock Exchange
  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Securities Exchange
  6. Malawi Stock Exchange
  7. Nairobi Securities Exchange
  8. Nigerian Stock Exchange
  9. Uganda Securities Exchange
  10. Zimbabwe Stock Exchange


  1. tonytony
    Dec 30, 2022 06:33 GMT

    had waited for the drop in price for almost a year, now it looks like the push up has begun. if we get a strong push up then price revising the institutional candle is less likely.

    here is before :

    here is after :

    a 19.89% increase after the liquidity sweep @ 6.55 Naira per share entry level

  2. Chigere OgechiChigere Ogechi
    Nov 10, 2022 09:10 GMT

    How can I buy UBA share and what is the procedure?

  3. Ogbu Lucky FavourOgbu Lucky Favour
    Oct 14, 2022 09:42 GMT

    I want to subscribe to the shares of UBA.

  4. MercyMercy
    Oct 1, 2022 12:24 GMT

    How do I buy shares in Uba and how many can I buy at once

  5. OmaOma
    Dec 12, 2021 12:38 GMT

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  6. Omotosho olugbengaOmotosho olugbenga
    Dec 8, 2021 15:13 GMT

    Why is uba price greatly undervalued despite the bank performance?

  7. GennadiyGennadiy
    Mar 10, 2021 11:51 GMT

    Dear sirs! How can I open a trade account?

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      Nov 24, 2021 12:18 GMT

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  8. SamSam
    Jan 6, 2023 15:20 GMT

    Nice what a lovely write up

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