ABSA - Absa Bank Kenya Plc
Absa Bank Kenya Plc, formerly Barclays Bank of Kenya Ltd, is a Kenya-based provider of financial services. The bank operates in two segments: Consumer Banking and Corporate Banking. The Consumer Banking segments is engaged in incorporating private customer current accounts, savings, deposits, credit and debit cards, consumer loans and mortgages. The Corporate Banking segment is engaged in incorporating direct debit facilities, current accounts, deposits, overdrafts, loan and other credit facilities, foreign currency dealings and derivative products. Its loans includes Barclayloan, scheme Loan, payroll Loan, salary advance, expatriate loan, secured loan, auto loan and mortgages. Its credit cards include Barclaycard Visa Classic, Barclaycard Visa Gold, Barclays Premier, League card, Company card and Secured Gold. Its business banking includes accounts, loans and business club. Its electronic banking includes Internet banking, mobile banking, cash send and Barclays Pingit.
Absa Bank Kenya Plc is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Absa is traded on the NSE under the ticker symbol “ABSA”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of NSE:ABSA is KE0000000067. Absa Bank Kenya Plc is currently the sixth most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 62.5 billion, which is about 4.24% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.
|Last Trading Results|
|Day’s Low Price||11.40|
|Day’s High Price||11.75|
|Number of Deals||34|
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ABSA Stock Market Performance
The current share price of Absa Bank Kenya Plc (ABSA) is KES 11.50. ABSA closed its last trading day (Friday, December 8, 2023) at 11.50 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 0.4% gain over its previous closing price of 11.45 KES. Absa began the year with a share price of 12.30 KES but has since lost 6.5% off that price valuation, ranking it 34th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ fears may be allayed by the 6% increase of ABSA share price since November 9th, which is 16th best on NSE.
Absa Bank Kenya is the eighth most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Sep 8 - Dec 8, 2023). ABSA has traded a total volume of 22.8 million shares valued at KES 268 million over the period, with an average of 361,408 traded shares per session. A volume high of 6.76 million was achieved on September 13th, and a low of 16,600 on November 24th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Absa Bank Kenya on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
Profile of Absa Bank Kenya Plc
Absa Bank Kenya Plc operates in the Financials sector, specifically, the Banking industry.
Factsheet of Absa Bank Kenya Plc
- The West End Building, Waiyaki Way, P.O. Box 30120, code 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
ABSA Industrial Market Competitors
Absa Bank Kenya Plc, issuers of the ABSA stock on the Nairobi Securities 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.
|BKG||BK Group Plc||32.3B||36.00||+14.3%|
|IMH||I&M Holdings Plc||28.9B||17.50||+2.94%|
|NCBA||NCBA Group Plc||62.6B||38.00||-3.43%|
|EQTY||Equity Group Holdings Limited||143B||37.90||-14.8%|
|KCB||KCB Group Limited||62B||19.30||-49.3%|
|GLD||Absa NewGold ETF||729M||2,915.00||+34.6%|
|CIC||CIC Insurance Group Limited||6.02B||2.30||+18%|
|SCBK||Standard Chartered Bank Limited||60.8B||161.00||+12.8%|
|HFCK||HF Group Limited||1.38B||3.59||+12.5%|
|SBIC||Stanbic Holdings Limited||42.8B||108.25||+6.13%|