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EABL - East African Breweries Limited

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East African Breweries Limited (EABL) is a Kenya-based holding company, which manufactures branded alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Along with its subsidiary companies, EABL is involved in the marketing, brewing, manufacturing, and selling of drinks, glass containers, malt and barley. The company's most popular brands include Tusker, Pilsner, Bell Lager, Guinness, Malta Guinness, Alvaro, Uganda Waragi, Senator, Johnie Walker, and Smirnoff Ice. EABL's wholly owned subsidiaries include Kenya Breweries Limited, UDV (Kenya) Limited, Uganda Breweries Limited, Serengeti Breweries Ltd, East African Maltings Ltd, EABL International (formerly EABL Venture). East African Breweries exports its products to several countries including Australia, Japan, Canada, United States, and United Kingdom. EABL is controlled by Diageo Plc, UK.

East African Breweries Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). East African Breweries is traded on the NSE under the ticker symbol “EABL”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of NSE:EABL is KE0000000216. East African Breweries Limited is currently the third most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 111 billion, which is about 6.4% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.

EABL140.25 ▴ 0.25 (0.18%)
1 day ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price140.00
Day’s High Price141.75
Traded Volume64,400
Number of Deals11
Gross Turnover9.02M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share
Price/Earning Ratio
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding791M
Market Capitalization111B
Monetary values are quoted in Kenyan Shilling (KES) unless otherwise stated

EABL Stock Market Performance


The current share price of East African Breweries Limited (EABL) is KES 140.25. EABL closed its last trading day (Friday, April 12, 2024) at 140.25 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 0.2% gain over its previous closing price of 140.00 KES. East African Breweries began the year with a share price of 114.00 KES and has since gained 23% on that price valuation, ranking it eighth on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders can be optimistic about EABL knowing the stock has accrued 27% over the past four-week period alone—third best on NSE.

East African Breweries is the 13th most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Jan 12 - Apr 12, 2024). EABL has traded a total volume of 5.78 million shares—in 1,079 deals—valued at KES 675 million over the period, with an average of 91,798 traded shares per session. A volume high of 1 million was achieved on March 8th, and a low of 300 on March 19th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of East African Breweries on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.


Profile of East African Breweries Limited

East African Breweries Limited operates in the Consumer Goods sector, specifically, the Beverages industry. The company is led by Andrew David Cowan (58) as its Group MD & CEO, since 2016. The company's board of directors, chaired by Charles Kahara Muchene (67), is composed of 11 members whose names are listed below.

  1. Muchene, Charles Kahara
    Group Chairman
  2. O'Keeffe, Rory John
    Vice Chairman
  3. Cowan, Andrew David
    Group MD & CEO
  4. Geiszl, Gyorgy
    Group Finance & Strategy Director
  5. Karuku, Jane W. (Mrs.)
    Executive Director
  6. Gallagher, Paul (Dr.)
    Non-Executive Director
  7. Katto, Japheth
    Non-Executive Director
  8. Mugerwa, Jimmy D.
    Non-Executive Director
  9. Musyoka, Carol
    Non-Executive Director
  10. Oduor-Otieno, Martin Luke (Dr.)
    Non-Executive Director
  11. Munene, Joyce
    Group Company Secretary

Factsheet of East African Breweries Limited

Consumer Goods
P. O. Box 30161-00100, Corporate Centre, Ruaraka, Nairobi, Kenya

EABL Industrial Market Competitors

East African Breweries Limited, issuers of the EABL stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Consumer Goods sector and/or Beverages industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

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  8. Nigerian Stock Exchange
  9. Uganda Securities Exchange
  10. Zimbabwe Stock Exchange


    Feb 15, 2023 13:52 GMT

    Hi, is it possible for you send me the number of shares I currently have or is there another way I can check the same.


  2. Malcolm WarrackMalcolm Warrack
    Feb 7, 2023 13:29 GMT

    I have Uganda Breweries shares from many years ago, can you assist in selling these.
    They are not East African Breweries shares but Uganda Breweries shares.

  3. Florence KanyikeFlorence Kanyike
    Jan 16, 2023 08:31 GMT

    Kindly provide updated no of Shares held by Joyce Kanyike, if P.O Box 16023, Kampala, Uganda.
    Of acct no 00339140

  4. john ngingajohn nginga
    Dec 13, 2022 06:00 GMT

    can one transfer shares from parent to child and continue trading with them

  5. EricEric
    Oct 25, 2022 03:33 GMT

    What is the minimum shares one can by from EABL, I'd like to make a purchase... Also is Cooperative bank / Kingdom bank listed as official brokers in NSE someone please advise.

    1. IanIan
      Jan 19, 2024 06:06 GMT

      Kindly contact me on +254720292800 for assistance.

  6. Morris StephenMorris Stephen
    Dec 3, 2021 17:26 GMT

    The EABL share price is dropping daily, what's the cause for that.
    I bought the share at 175ksh and it's now 149ksh. What's your advice???

    1. MsaniiMsanii
      Oct 14, 2022 16:14 GMT

      I hope you didn't sell it. The mother company wants to buy back @190 per share.

  7. PhilpPhilp
    Sep 30, 2021 14:35 GMT

    I have a relative that bought shares in 1964 for EABL but they were 98 shares then. Are those shares valued the same currently and at same share price as then or the shares could have been divided into micro shares by now.....

  8. Danson karanuDanson karanu
    Aug 24, 2021 10:39 GMT

    How do I know that the broker is genuine to avoid loosing my money to cartels

    1. TonyTony
      Aug 24, 2021 13:09 GMT

      Make sure the broker is on the NSE official list of trading participants:

  9. Christine MiuiruriChristine Miuiruri
    Feb 23, 2021 09:22 GMT

    Where do I get information on earnings per share?

    1. WolWol
      Feb 23, 2021 11:17 GMT

      From the company's financial statements.

  10. Erick KiageErick Kiage
    Dec 7, 2020 12:03 GMT

    Kindly how can I join and buy share? How is the profit conculated? When can I start?

    1. LeonardLeonard
      Feb 8, 2021 11:58 GMT

      You need to choose a broker and open a CDSC account with them. you may check with your bank whether they are offer such services. Profit is realized if the amount sold is higher than amount spent on purchase and broker commissions. I hope that answers your question.

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