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CTUM - Centum Investment Company

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Centum Investment Company Plc is East Africa’s leading investment firm providing investors with access to a portfolio of inaccessible, diversified investments. Headquartered in Kenya, but also operating in Uganda and Tanzania, the company invests in sectors including real estate, fast-moving consumer goods, and financial services. Centum’s business model currently focuses on companies in sectors with (1) growing domestic and regional markets targeted at households and private businesses; (2) basic goods and services whose demand increase as purchasing power increases; and (3) products and services with limited scope for import substitution.

Centum operates through four major segments: (1) The Growth Segment represents the trading subsidiaries or investments that have progressed to the cash generative stage. (2) The Real Estate Segment comprises all the group companies involved in real estate development such as Two Rivers, Vipingo, and Pearl Marina. (3) The Development Segment includes all companies whose business are still in the establishment, and ramp up phase such as those in the power, education, and agribusiness sectors. (4) The Marketable Securities Segment focuses on investment of funds in quoted equity and fixed income securities.

Centum Investment Company is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Centum is traded on the NSE under the ticker symbol “CTUM”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of NSE:CTUM is KE0000000265. Centum Investment Company is currently the 24th most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 5.84 billion, which makes about 0.33% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.

CTUM8.78 ▾ 0.08 (0.9%)
2 hours ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price8.50
Day’s High Price8.90
Traded Volume31,900
Number of Deals16
Gross Turnover279,870.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share
Price/Earning Ratio
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding665M
Market Capitalization5.84B
Monetary values are quoted in Kenyan Shilling (KES) unless otherwise stated

CTUM Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Centum Investment Company (CTUM) is KES 8.78. CTUM closed its last trading day (Thursday, May 30, 2024) at 8.78 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 0.9% drop from its previous closing price of 8.86 KES. Centum began the year with a share price of 8.40 KES and has since gained 4.52% on that price valuation, ranking it 29th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Centum Investment Company is the 11th most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Feb 27 - May 30, 2024). CTUM has traded a total volume of 8.89 million shares—in 1,049 deals—valued at KES 72.6 million over the period, with an average of 141,114 traded shares per session. A volume high of 2.81 million was achieved on March 27th, and a low of 700 on March 19th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Centum Investment on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.


Profile of Centum Investment Company Plc

Centum Investment Company Plc was founded on March 31, 1967 and operates in the Financials sector, specifically, the Investment Services industry. Centum Investment Company contracts an estimated total number of 1,082 employees. The company is led by James Mwirigi Mworia (46) as its Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, since 2008. The company's board of directors, chaired by Dr. Donald Kaberuka (72), is composed of 10 members whose names are listed below.

  1. Kaberuka, Donald (Dr.)
    Independent Non-Executive Chairman
  2. Mworia, James Mwirigi
    Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director
  3. Byaruhanga, William (Hon.)
    Non-Executive Director
  4. Macharia, Laila (Dr.)
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  5. Igathe, Catherine
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  6. Ngige, Mary G. W. (Mrs.)
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  7. Ikiara, Moses (Dr.)
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  8. Githuku, Susan (Mrs.)
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  9. Musangi, Andrew Mukite
    Non-Executive Director (Significant Shareholder)
  10. Haggai, William
    Representative of ICDC

Factsheet of Centum Investment Company Plc

Investment Services
Two Rivers Office Towers, South Tower, Limuru Road, 8th and 9th Floor, Nairobi, 00100, Kenya
+254-20-223-0518, +254-737-095-124, +254-726-971-599

CTUM Industrial Market Competitors

Centum Investment Company Plc, issuers of the CTUM stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Financials sector and/or Investment Services industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

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  1. WanyoikeWanyoike
    Mar 21, 2024 07:00 GMT

    Is it possible to buy shares online?

  2. CatherineCatherine
    Jun 26, 2021 15:40 GMT

    Please explain to me how to acquire shares from centum.
    Thanks in advance

    1. IanIan
      Jan 19, 2024 06:05 GMT

      Kindly contact me on +254720292800 for assistance.

  3. Kenneth NyangenaKenneth Nyangena
    Jun 6, 2021 16:40 GMT

    On behalf of the family. I am trying to have Mum get her dividends which our late Dad had invested in your org.
    Do you have offices other than Nairobi i.e branches?

    1. Oliver KevOliver Kev
      Jun 7, 2021 09:53 GMT

      Log onto or visit the bank/brokerage firm which is holding the deceased CDS account. Success in your quest.

  4. JoelJoel
    Feb 22, 2021 10:51 GMT

    Is Centum a good buy or wait ?

    1. AwinoAwino
      Apr 15, 2021 13:46 GMT

      Buy Centum @15/=

  5. 247Bandit247Bandit
    Aug 11, 2020 05:26 GMT

    Investing in Centum doesn’t make sense -at 455 Ksh per share in 2006 and a drop to 23 Ksh in 2020 -does not make sense!Someone convince me.

    1. nelsonnelson
      Oct 8, 2020 22:03 GMT

      You see a huge share price drop as alarming, i see it as an oportunity to buy a piece of the company at a discount.

  6. NyayoNyayo
    Jul 3, 2020 01:22 GMT

    Where do i go in regards to Centum shares?
    Kindly answer me in inbox.

    1. IanIan
      Jan 19, 2024 06:06 GMT

      Kindly contact me on +254720292800 for assistance.

  7. SusanSusan
    Jun 1, 2020 12:03 GMT

    If I wanted to buy Centum shares, how would I go about it?

    1. OnyekuruOnyekuru
      Jul 29, 2020 10:04 GMT

      Go to the NSE webpage at You will see a list of trading participants who are stockbrokers. Register a brokerage account with one of them and then you can start buying and/or selling shares of any of the listed equities on the stock exchange including those of Centum as well. All the best!

  8. kundu moseskundu moses
    Mar 3, 2020 14:41 GMT

    if someone had shares and he died .how do you get along with his shares.

    1. DaikieDaikie
      Mar 12, 2020 10:26 GMT

      Get all relevant documents such as death certificate, next-of-kin declaration, etc. and go to the NSE office for further assistance.

  9. Beth NgugiBeth Ngugi
    Sep 21, 2016 06:11 GMT

    shares for Beth wanjiru what abut it

    1. Michael KwayisiMichael Kwayisi
      Sep 21, 2016 07:31 GMT

      Could you come again? I don't think I understand what you're saying.

  10. BethBeth
    Sep 13, 2016 18:41 GMT

    what abaut beth wanjiru ngugi

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