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EQTY - Equity Group Holdings Limited

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Equity Group Holdings Limited, formerly Equity Bank Limited, is a Kenya-based commercial bank engaged in the business of retail banking, microfinance, and related services to individuals, and small and medium sized enterprises. The company offers various banking products, including current, equity ordinary, super junior investment, Jijenge, equity business and current accounts, and call and fixed deposit accounts. The banking group, which also offers trade finance services such as letters of credit and invoice discounting, operates in six geographical markets, namely, Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Democratic Republic of Congo.

Equity Group’s three customer facing lines of businesses include consumer, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and corporate. The consumer business line focuses on salaried customers or customers receiving other regular remittances, such as pension. The facilities granted under its SME line of business are for purposes of meeting working capital needs, property development or acquisition of assets. The corporate line of business comprises large enterprises. Equity offers a range of products, including Equity loan, Vijana loan, Fanikisha loan, Farm input, Mortgage loan, Asset finance loan, Trade finance, Development loan, Business Loan and Biashara Imara.

Equity Group Holdings Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Equity is traded on the NSE under the ticker symbol “EQTY”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of NSE:EQTY is KE0000000554. Equity Group Holdings Limited is currently the second most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 161 billion, which is about 9.45% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.

EQTY42.60 ▾ 0.15 (0.35%)
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price42.55
Day’s High Price42.75
Traded Volume8,300
Number of Deals21
Gross Turnover353,560.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share
Price/Earning Ratio
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding3.77B
Market Capitalization161B
Monetary values are quoted in Kenyan Shilling (KES) unless otherwise stated

EQTY Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Equity Group Holdings Limited (EQTY) is KES 42.60. EQTY closed its last trading day (Friday, July 19, 2024) at 42.60 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 0.4% drop from its previous closing price of 42.75 KES. Equity began the year with a share price of 33.65 KES and has since gained 26.6% on that price valuation, ranking it eighth on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Equity Group Holdings is the fourth most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Apr 19 - Jul 19, 2024). EQTY has traded a total volume of 76.5 million shares—in 3,199 deals—valued at KES 3.34 billion over the period, with an average of 1.21 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 7.72 million was achieved on May 28th, and a low of 8,300 on July 19th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Equity on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.


Profile of Equity Group Holdings Limited

Equity Group Holdings Limited was founded on October 22, 1984 and operates in the Financials sector, specifically, the Banking industry. Equity Group Holdings contracts an estimated total number of 6,580 employees.

Factsheet of Equity Group Holdings Limited

Equity Centre, 9th Floor, Hospital Hill Road, Upper Hill, P.O. Box 75104, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254-202-262-000, +254-763-063-000

EQTY Industrial Market Competitors

Equity Group Holdings Limited, issuers of the EQTY stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Financials sector and/or Banking industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
KCBKCB Group109B34.00+55.3%
IMHI&M Holdings Plc35.6B21.50+22.9%
ABSAAbsa Bank Kenya Plc76B14.00+22.3%
NCBANCBA Group Plc67.3B40.85+4.88%
BKGBK Group Plc29.7B33.15-7.4%
LBTYLiberty Kenya Holdings Limited3B5.60+51.8%
HFCKHF Group Limited1.75B4.55+30.8%
SCBKStandard Chartered Bank Limited72.8B192.75+19%
BRITBritam Holdings Limited13.9B5.50+14.8%
COOPCo-operative Bank of Kenya Limited76B12.95+13.6%

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  1. brian okothbrian okoth
    Jun 2, 2024 16:24 GMT

    I would like to buy shares

  2. Langat HenryLangat Henry
    Mar 16, 2024 08:56 GMT

    Really want to make investment on shares. Kindly need some advice . Reach me through 0728134699. Thanks.

  3. VallaryVallary
    Mar 5, 2024 11:56 GMT

    Does compound interest apply when continuously and consisténtly investing in a specific company

  4. Nathan murangiriNathan murangiri
    Jan 3, 2024 23:56 GMT

    I want to enter in sheres deals.
    But I have no idea

    1. frankfrank
      Apr 12, 2024 14:35 GMT

      For anyone who is interested in buying and or selling shares it is now easier to open a platform through most banks nowadays. Please approach your bank for further support
      Happy trading

  5. GraceGrace
    Aug 11, 2023 09:05 GMT

    How do I invest, need help

      Sep 3, 2023 10:41 GMT

      Please contact: 0718187437

  6. John kamauJohn kamau
    Aug 1, 2023 10:42 GMT

    I will like to invest

    1. IanIan
      Jan 19, 2024 05:46 GMT

      Kindly contact me on the number +254720292800

  7. Edith johnEdith john
    Jun 30, 2023 16:41 GMT

    Thanks to equity for giving us dividends. Even in this bad economy

    1. DouglasDouglas
      Jul 1, 2023 09:47 GMT

      Not seen my dividends yet. Now just living in hope.

  8. Susan MainaSusan Maina
    Jun 21, 2023 16:11 GMT

    Looking at the current analysis with equity n current share price, is it the right time to buy.

    1. DouglasDouglas
      Jun 23, 2023 14:02 GMT

      Thank you for your helpful comment.

  9. DouglasDouglas
    Apr 23, 2023 10:46 GMT

    Need advice on Equity Bank shares. Is it time to buy or sell?

    1. The fundraiserThe fundraiser
      Jun 14, 2023 07:19 GMT

      Definitely time to buy. Investments in Congo are beginning to return. Likewise for other subsidiaries such as Rwanda. Stock has high probability of going up to KES. 50 within the year.

  10. wycliffewycliffe
    Feb 28, 2023 06:41 GMT

    i feel encouraged but i dont know how to buy shares online

    1. IanIan
      Jan 19, 2024 05:48 GMT

      Kindly contact me on the number +254720292800

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