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KPLC-P4 - Kenya Power 4% Preference Shares

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The Kenya Power and Lighting Co. Plc 4% Preference Shares (KPLC-P4) are the 4% cumulative preference shares issued by KPLC at a nominal value of KSh 20 per share. Shareholders of the KPLC preference shares enjoy a fixed-rate dividend whose payment takes priority over ordinary shareholders as the company has a contractual obligation to pay preference dividends on the shares. As cumulative preference shares, if the dividend cannot be paid in any year, it accrues until the accumulated dividend is paid out. Additionally, preferred shareholders are paid before owners of common (ordinary) stock in case of liquidation.

Kenya Power is engaged in the transmission, distribution, and retail of electricity purchased from Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KenGen), Independent Power Producers (IPPs), Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL), and Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO). KPLC operates primarily in four regions, namely, Nairobi, Coast, West Kenya, and Mount Kenya. Its interconnected network of transmission and distribution lines covers about 47,035 kilometers. The national grid is operated as an integral network linked by a 220 kilowatts and 132 kilowatts transmission network.

Kenya Power 4% Preference Shares is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Kenya Power 4% Preference Shares is traded on the NSE under the ticker symbol “KPLC-P4”. Kenya Power 4% Preference Shares is currently the 65th most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 7.2 million, which makes about 0.0005% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.

KPLC-P44.00 ▪ 0.00
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Shares Outstanding1.8M
Market Capitalization7.2M
Monetary values are quoted in Kenyan Shilling (KES) unless otherwise stated

KPLC-P4 Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Kenya Power 4% Preference Shares (KPLC-P4) is KES 4.00. KPLC-P4 closed its last trading day (Wednesday, January 24, 2024) at 4.00 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 2.7% drop from its previous closing price of 4.11 KES. Kenya Power 4% Preference Shares began the year with a share price of 4.11 KES but has since lost 2.68% off that price valuation, ranking it 43rd on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Kenya Power 4% Preference Shares is the 55th most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Nov 30, 2023 - Mar 1, 2024). KPLC-P4 has traded a total volume of 2,000 shares—in 1 deals—valued at KES 8,000 over the period, with an average of 32 traded shares per session. A volume high of 2,000 was achieved on January 24th for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Kenya Power 4% Preference Shares on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.


Profile of Kenya Power and Lighting Company Plc

Kenya Power and Lighting Company Plc was founded on January 6, 1922 and operates in the Utilities sector, specifically, the Electricity industry. Kenya Power and Lighting Company contracts an estimated total number of 10,480 employees.

Factsheet of Kenya Power and Lighting Company Plc

Stima Plaza, Kolobot Road, Parklands, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
+254-202-21-251, +254-703-070-707, +254-732-170-170

KPLC-P4 Industrial Market Competitors

Kenya Power and Lighting Company Plc, issuers of the KPLC-P4, Kenya Power & Lighting Company (+14.08%) and Kenya Power 7% Preference Shares stocks on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, have two market competitors who are also engaged in the Utilities sector and/or Electricity industry. The table below presents an overview of their market standing.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
KEGNKenGen Plc13.2B2.00-0.5%
UMMEUmeme Limited21.8B13.40-16.3%

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  1. Martin NjeruMartin Njeru
    Oct 28, 2022 20:07 GMT

    Kindly inform about the Divideds payout or how to access my payment s.thankyou

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