BRIT - Britam Holdings Limited
Britam Holdings Limited, formerly known as British-American Investments Company Ltd, is a diversified financial services company based in Kenya. The company, founded in 1965 and now commonly known as Britam, is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, with subsidiaries in Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, and Mozambique. The flagship company of the group is the British-American Insurance Company (Kenya) Limited, commonly referred to by its brand name Britam Kenya. In 2011, Britam listed its shares on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
Britam operates in the following four segments: Long Term Insurance: protection of customers against the risk of premature death, disability, critical illness and other accidents; Life Insurance: a range of products including unit linked products, education plans, whole life plans, and other conventional products; Short Term Insurance: protection of assets, particularly properties, for both personal and commercial business; Asset Management: discretionary and/or segregated portfolio management services, wealth management services, as well as unit trust funds.
Britam Holdings Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Britam is traded on the NSE under the ticker symbol “BRIT”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of NSE:BRIT is KE2000002192. Britam Holdings Limited is currently the 18th most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 12.7 billion, which makes about 0.632% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.
|Last Trading Results|
|Day’s Low Price||5.10|
|Day’s High Price||5.10|
|Number of Deals||10|
|Growth & Valuation|
|Earnings Per Share||0.02|
|Dividend Per Share|
BRIT Stock Market Performance
The current share price of Britam Holdings Limited (BRIT) is KES 5.10. BRIT closed its last trading day (Monday, February 6, 2023) at 5.04 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 1.2% drop from its previous closing price of 5.10 KES. Britam began the year with a share price of 5.20 KES but has since lost 3.08% off that price valuation, ranking it 39th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ worries are compounded by the fact that BRIT has lost 5% of the stock’s value from January 9th to date.
Britam Holdings is the 18th most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Nov 4, 2022 - Feb 6, 2023). BRIT has traded a total volume of 3.41 million shares—in 924 deals—valued at KES 18.2 million over the period, with an average of 54,165 traded shares per session. A volume high of 337,100 was achieved on December 22nd, and a low of 400 on November 11th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Britam on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
Profile of Britam Holdings Limited
Britam Holdings Limited operates in the Financials sector, specifically, the Insurance industry. The company is led by Dr. Benson Irungu Wairegi (70) as its Group Managing Director. The company's board of directors, chaired by Walter Andrew Hollas, is composed of 12 members whose names are listed below.
- Wairegi, Benson Irungu (Dr.)
Group Managing Director
- Hollas, Walter Andrew
- Karama, Mohamed Said
Non-Executive Deputy Chairman
- Munga, Peter K. (Dr.)
- Kiruki, Nancy K. (Mrs)
- Mbaru, Jimnah M.
- Kigen, Caroline
- Loner, Marianne
- Odo, George
- Wandera, Stephen
- Minter, Christopher
- Ossiya, Josephine
Factsheet of Britam Holdings Limited
- Britam Centre, Upper Hill, P. O. Box 30375-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
- +254-703-094-000, +254-202-833-000, +254-705-100-100
BRIT Industrial Market Competitors
Britam Holdings Limited, issuers of the BRIT stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Financials sector and/or Insurance industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.
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|SBIC||Stanbic Holdings Limited||43.8B||110.75||+8.58%|
|GLD||Absa NewGold ETF||588M||2,350.00||+8.55%|
|CTUM||Centum Investment Company||5.92B||8.90||+6.46%|
|EQTY||Equity Group Holdings Limited||174B||46.00||+3.37%|
|HFCK||HF Group Limited||1.26B||3.27||+2.51%|
|NSE||Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited||1.79B||6.90||+1.77%|
|CIC||CIC Insurance Group Limited||5.18B||1.98||+1.54%|
|COOP||Co-operative Bank of Kenya Limited||73B||12.45||+1.22%|
|KCB||KCB Group Limited||124B||38.50||+1.05%|