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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 172 billion, which is about 8.75% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.

EQTY45.65 ▾ 1.30 (2.77%)
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price45.50
Day’s High Price46.85
Traded Volume20,000
Number of Deals21
Gross Turnover913,445.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share10.38
Price/Earning Ratio4.40
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding3.77B
Market Capitalization172B
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 45.65. EQTY closed its last trading day (Wednesday, November 30, 2022) at 45.65 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 2.8% drop from its previous closing price of 46.95 KES. Equity began the year with a share price of 52.75 KES but has since lost 13.5% off that price valuation, ranking it 36th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Equity Group Holdings is the third most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Aug 31 - Nov 30, 2022). EQTY has traded a total volume of 70.3 million shares—in 2,949 deals—valued at KES 3.26 billion over the period, with an average of 1.12 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 9.51 million was achieved on October 26th, and a low of 5,200 on October 21st, 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
NCBANCBA Group Plc54.7B33.20+31.8%
BKGBK Group Plc26.6B29.65+2.24%
ABSAAbsa Bank Kenya Plc63.3B11.65-1.69%
KCBKCB Group Limited122B38.00-16.4%
IMHI&M Holdings Plc28.1B17.00-19.4%
SCBKStandard Chartered Bank Limited54.5B144.25+12.5%
GLDAbsa NewGold ETF525M2,100.00+11.7%
SBICStanbic Holdings Limited37B93.50+7.16%
KURVKurwitu Ventures Limited153M1,500.00
COOPCo-operative Bank of Kenya Limited70.4B12.00-7.34%

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

    Very encouraging. I need to start investing in shares

  2. 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. bridget nyamburabridget nyambura
      Jul 4, 2022 15:09 GMT

      hello there.
      wow this encouraged me

  3. 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

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

    How To trade with shares
    and procedures of buying shares

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

    Daily equity share prices

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