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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 144 billion, which is about 8.77% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.

EQTY38.15 ▴ 0.25 (0.66%)
10 hours ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price37.90
Day’s High Price38.50
Traded Volume72,200
Number of Deals63
Gross Turnover2.75M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share
Price/Earning Ratio
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding3.77B
Market Capitalization144B
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 38.15. EQTY closed its last trading day (Friday, June 2, 2023) at 38.15 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 0.7% gain over its previous closing price of 37.90 KES. Equity began the year with a share price of 44.50 KES but has since lost 14.3% off that price valuation, ranking it 49th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ worries are compounded by the fact that EQTY has lost 16% of the stock’s value from May 4th to date.

Equity Group Holdings is the second most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Mar 1 - Jun 2, 2023). EQTY has traded a total volume of 63.8 million shares valued at KES 2.63 billion over the period, with an average of 1.01 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 10.2 million was achieved on March 22nd, and a low of 18,900 on April 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 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 Plc29.7B33.15+5.24%
IMHI&M Holdings Plc27.9B16.85-0.88%
ABSAAbsa Bank Kenya Plc63B11.60-5.69%
NCBANCBA Group Plc61B37.00-5.97%
KCBKCB Group Limited103B31.90-16.3%
HFCKHF Group Limited1.66B4.31+35.1%
GLDAbsa NewGold ETF633M2,530.00+16.9%
SCBKStandard Chartered Bank Limited60.1B159.00+11.4%
KNREKenya Re-Insurance Corporation Ltd5.43B1.94+6.01%
SBICStanbic Holdings Limited41.4B104.75+2.7%

Index of African Stock Exchanges:

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  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Securities Exchange
  6. Malawi Stock Exchange
  7. Nairobi Securities Exchange
  8. Nigerian Stock Exchange
  9. Uganda Securities Exchange
  10. Zimbabwe Stock Exchange


  1. DouglasDouglas
    Apr 23, 2023 10:46 GMT

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

  2. wycliffewycliffe
    Feb 28, 2023 06:41 GMT

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

  3. Gilbert OpiyoGilbert Opiyo
    Sep 23, 2022 12:45 GMT

    Very encouraging. I need to start investing in shares

  4. Alex KanyiAlex Kanyi
    May 23, 2022 06:55 GMT

    I love equity bank shares, I invested during corona virus crisis, when uhuru announced curfew I bought shares at 32.2/-.I sold at 53.5.God bless equity

    1. wycliffewycliffe
      Feb 28, 2023 06:43 GMT

      how did you buy the shares?

  5. Sharon chepkemoiSharon chepkemoi
    Mar 14, 2021 21:27 GMT

    I really wanna have some money

    1. Isaac MakenaIsaac Makena
      Oct 23, 2022 07:44 GMT

      Success. With the new gov and picking of the economy things are going to be okay

  6. Stephen kibet LeinahStephen kibet Leinah
    Feb 21, 2021 02:37 GMT

    How To trade with shares
    and procedures of buying shares

  7. Patrick ndegwaPatrick ndegwa
    Aug 3, 2020 13:40 GMT

    Daily equity share prices

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