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BOC - BOC Kenya Limited

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BOC Kenya Limited is a Kenya-based company, primarily engaged in the chemical industry. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the manufacture and sale of industrial and medical gases, as well as the sale of welding products. It has operations in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The Company's subsidiaries include wholly owned East African Oxygen Limited, BOC Tanzania Limited and BOC Uganda Limited. BOC Kenya Ltd is a subsidiary of the Linde Group.

BOC Kenya Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). BOC is traded on the NSE under the ticker symbol “BOC”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of NSE:BOC is KE0000000042. BOC Kenya Limited is currently the 36th most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 1.56 billion, which is about 0.106% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.

BOC80.00 ▴ 5.00 (6.67%)
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price80.00
Day’s High Price80.00
Traded Volume100
Number of Deals1
Gross Turnover8,000.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share
Price/Earning Ratio
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding19.5M
Market Capitalization1.56B
Monetary values are quoted in Kenyan Shilling (KES) unless otherwise stated

BOC Stock Market Performance


The current share price of BOC Kenya Limited (BOC) is KES 80.00. BOC closed its last trading day (Monday, February 26, 2024) at 80.00 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 6.7% gain over its previous closing price of 75.00 KES. BOC began the year with a share price of 82.00 KES but has since lost 2.44% off that price valuation, ranking it 41st on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

BOC Kenya is the 32nd most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Nov 24, 2023 - Feb 26, 2024). BOC has traded a total volume of 522,100 shares—in 16 deals—valued at KES 42.8 million over the period, with an average of 8,287 traded shares per session. A volume high of 488,000 was achieved on December 22nd for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of BOC Kenya on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.


Profile of BOC Kenya Limited

BOC Kenya Limited operates in the Basic Materials sector.

Factsheet of BOC Kenya Limited

Basic Materials
Kitui Road, Industrial Area, PO Box 18010-00500, Nairobi, Kenya

BOC Industrial Market Competitors

BOC Kenya Limited, issuers of the BOC stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, have three market competitors who are also engaged in the Basic Materials sector. The table below presents an overview of their market standing.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
FTGHFlame Tree Group Holdings Limited198M1.11+6.73%
CARBCarbacid Investments Limited4.08B16.00+6.67%
CRWNCrown Paints Kenya Limited5.2B36.50+2.38%

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  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

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