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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.

BRIT7.00 ▴ 0.10 (1.45%)
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Opening Price7.00
Day’s Low Price7.00
Day’s High Price7.00
Traded Volume13,500
Number of Deals5
Gross Turnover94,500.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share-3.62
Price/Earning Ratio-1.91
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding2.52B
Market Capitalization17.4B
Monetary values are quoted in Kenyan Shilling (KES) unless otherwise stated

BRIT Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Britam Holdings Limited (BRIT) is KES 7.00. BRIT closed its last trading day (Monday, December 6, 2021) at 6.90 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 0.6% drop from its previous closing price of 6.94 KES. Britam began the year with a share price of 7.26 KES but has since lost 4.96% off that price valuation, ranking it 33rd on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ worries are compounded by the fact that BRIT has lost 8% of the stock’s value from November 8th to date.

Britam Holdings is the 22nd most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Sep 7 - Dec 6, 2021). BRIT has traded a total volume of 2.83 million shares—in 908 deals—valued at KES 22 million over the period, with an average of 44,968 traded shares per session. A volume high of 223,500 was achieved on October 25th, and a low of 2,500 on November 26th, 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 (68) 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.

  1. Wairegi, Benson Irungu (Dr.)
    Group Managing Director
  2. Hollas, Walter Andrew
    Non-Executive Chairman
  3. Karama, Mohamed Said
    Non-Executive Deputy Chairman
  4. Munga, Peter K. (Dr.)
    Non-Executive Director
  5. Kiruki, Nancy K. (Mrs)
    Company Secretary
  6. Mbaru, Jimnah M.
    Non-Executive Director
  7. Kigen, Caroline
    Non-Executive Director
  8. Loner, Marianne
    Non-Executive Director
  9. Odo, George
    Non-Executive Director
  10. Wandera, Stephen
    Non-Executive Director
  11. Minter, Christopher
    Non-Executive Director
  12. Ossiya, Josephine
    Non-Executive Director
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.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
BKGBK Group Plc24.2B27.00+31.7%
EQTYEquity Group Holdings Limited170B45.00+23.1%
JUBJubilee Holdings Limited24.6B339.75+19.6%
HFCKHF Group Limited1.37B3.88+16.9%
FAHRSTANLIB Fahari Income REIT1.18B6.54+16%
ABSAAbsa Bank Kenya Plc58.7B10.80+11.8%
KCBKCB Group Limited127B41.10+7.87%
NSENairobi Securities Exchange Limited2.23B8.58+5.15%
CICCIC Insurance Group Limited5.83B2.23+4.69%
SBICStanbic Holdings Limited34.4B87.00+2.35%

Index of African Stock Exchanges:

  1. Botswana Stock Exchange
  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  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

Comments (2)

  1. SimonSimon
    Jun 12, 2020 13:22 GMT

    Anyone with an idea what's happening at Britum - high spike against all odds?

    1. MargeMarge
      Jun 13, 2020 18:09 GMT

      Looking at the volumes traded it looks like foreign investment

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