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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.

EQTY51.50 ▴ 0.25 (0.49%)
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price51.25
Day’s High Price51.75
Traded Volume698,800
Number of Deals39
Gross Turnover36M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share5.24
Price/Earning Ratio9.83
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding3.77B
Market Capitalization194B
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 51.50. EQTY closed its last trading day (Friday, January 21, 2022) at 51.50 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 0.5% gain over its previous closing price of 51.25 KES. Equity began the year with a share price of 52.75 KES but has since lost 2.37% off that price valuation, ranking it 35th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ fears may be allayed by the 6% increase of EQTY share price since December 23rd, which is eighth best on NSE.

Equity Group Holdings is the third most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Oct 25, 2021 - Jan 21, 2022). EQTY has traded a total volume of 89.2 million shares—in 3,268 deals—valued at KES 4.47 billion over the period, with an average of 1.42 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 7.39 million was achieved on December 3rd, and a low of 17,700 on December 24th, 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 (ISIN: KE0000000554) 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
BKGBK Group Plc26.7B29.75+2.59%
NCBANCBA Group Plc42.5B25.80+2.38%
IMHI&M Holdings Plc35.2B21.30+0.95%
ABSAAbsa Bank Kenya Plc64.1B11.80-0.42%
KCBKCB Group Limited144B44.90-1.21%
NSENairobi Securities Exchange Limited2.15B8.30+3.75%
CTUMCentum Investment Company9.65B14.50+2.84%
SCBKStandard Chartered Bank Limited49.4B130.75+1.95%
COOPCo-operative Bank of Kenya Limited76.3B13.00+0.39%
SBICStanbic Holdings Limited34.5B87.25

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

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    Feb 21, 2021 02:37 GMT

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