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ZENITHBANK - Zenith Bank Plc

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Zenith Bank Plc is a Nigerian commercial bank providing services to corporate, commercial, and individual customers. The company's core businesses include corporate and investment banking, commercial and consumer banking, trade services and foreign exchange, treasury and cash management services, and other non-bank financial services through its subsidiaries. Zenith Bank became a public limited company in June 2004 and was listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in October the same year, following a highly successful IPO. The bank currently has a shareholder base of about one million and is Nigeria’s biggest bank by tier-1 capital.

Headquartered in Lagos, Zenith Bank has over 500 branches and business offices in commercial centers in all states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory. In March 2007, Zenith Bank was licensed by the Financial Services Authority of the United Kingdom to establish Zenith Bank (UK) Limited as the UK subsidiary of Zenith Bank Plc. Subsequently, in 2013, Zenith Bank listed $850 million worth of its shares at $6.80 each on the London Stock Exchange. Additionally, the bank has subsidiaries in Ghana, Sierra Leone, and Gambia, as well as a representative office in the People’s Republic of China, as it expands into European and Asian markets.

ZENITHBANK24.85 ▴ 0.20 (0.81%)
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Opening Price
Day’s Low Price24.70
Day’s High Price24.85
Traded Volume1.33M
Number of Deals75
Gross Turnover32.9M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share13.30
Price/Earning Ratio1.85
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding31.4B
Market Capitalization774B
Monetary values are quoted in Nigerian Naira (NGN) unless otherwise stated

ZENITHBANK Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Zenith Bank Plc (ZENITHBANK) is NGN 24.85. ZENITHBANK closed its last trading day (Monday, July 26, 2021) at 24.65 NGN per share on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX), recording a 0.8% drop from its previous closing price of 24.85 NGN. Zenith began the year with a share price of 24.80 NGN but has since lost 0.6% off that price valuation, ranking it 98th on the NGX in terms of year-to-date performance.

Zenith Bank is the #1 most traded stock on the Nigerian Stock Exchange over the past three months (Apr 21 - Jul 26, 2021). ZENITHBANK has traded a total volume of 1.18 billion shares—in 20,890 deals—valued at NGN 27.4 billion over the period, with an average of 18.7 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 58 million was achieved on May 4th, and a low of 3.21 million on May 21st, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Zenith Bank on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.


Profile of Zenith Bank Plc

Zenith Bank Plc, since founded by Jim Ovia, has since grown astronomically to become one of the leading financial institutions in Africa. Currently ranked as the 6th biggest bank on the continent, the company has grown its shareholder’s fund of ₦20million in 1990 to ₦704.50billion as at year end 2016. The overall strategy of the bank is to make the Zenith brand a reputable international financial services network recognized for innovation and superior customer services while creating premium value for all of its stakeholders. Today, Zenith Bank continues to thrive on the corporate culture of professionalism and service excellence upon which the bank was built.

Zenith Bank Plc was founded on May 30, 1990 and operates in the Financials sector, specifically, the Banking industry. Zenith Bank contracts an estimated total number of 6,521 employees. The company is led by Ebenezer N. Onyeagwu as its Managing Director/CEO, since 2019. The company's board of directors, chaired by Jim Ovia (69), is composed of 13 members whose names are listed below.

  1. Ovia, Jim
  2. Onyeagwu, Ebenezer N.
    Managing Director/CEO
  3. Umeoji, Adaora
    Deputy Managing Director
  4. Ahmed, Umar Shuaib
    Executive Director
  5. Fasoranti, Temitope (Dr)
    Executive Director
  6. Olisa, Dennis
    Executive Director
  7. Oroh, Henry
    Executive Director
  8. Enwemeka, Chukuka (Prof.)
    Non-Executive Director
  9. Efeyini, Jeffery
    Non-Executive Director
  10. Ibidapo-Obe, Oyewusi (Prof.)
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  11. Ukpeh, Gabriel Ita Asuquo
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  12. Bello, Mustafa (Engr.)
    Non-Executive Board Member
  13. Abubakar, Al-Mujtaba (Dr.)
    Non-Executive Board Member
Factsheet of Zenith Bank Plc
Plot 87, Ajose Adeogun Street, Zenith Heights, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
+234-1-270-3132, +234-1-278-7000

ZENITHBANK Industrial Market Competitors

Zenith Bank Plc, issuers of the ZENITHBANK 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.

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

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