KPLC - Kenya Power & Lighting Company
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited is engaged in the transmission, distribution and retail of electricity purchased in bulk from Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KenGen), Independent Power Producers (IPPs), Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) and Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO). The Company operates in four regions: 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.
|Live Trading Feed|
|Day’s Low Price||1.68|
|Day’s High Price||1.75|
|Number of Deals||62|
|Growth & Valuation|
|Earnings Per Share||-0.48|
|Dividend Per Share|
KPLC Stock Market Performance
The current share price of Kenya Power & Lighting Company (KPLC) is KES 1.70. KPLC closed its last trading day (Monday, September 27, 2021) at 1.70 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 0.6% drop from its previous closing price of 1.71 KES. Kenya Power & Lighting began the year with a share price of 1.71 KES but has since lost 0.58% off that price valuation, ranking it 39th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ fears may be allayed by the 22% increase of KPLC share price since August 30th, which is third best on NSE.
Kenya Power & Lighting Company is the second most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Jun 30 - Sep 27, 2021). KPLC has traded a total volume of 84.9 million shares—in 3,421 deals—valued at KES 121 million over the period, with an average of 1.35 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 24.4 million was achieved on August 12th, and a low of 46,100 on August 23rd, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Kenya Power & Lighting 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 Conventional 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 Industrial Market Competitors
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Plc, issuers of the KPLC, Kenya Power 7% Preference Shares and Kenya Power 4% Preference Shares (-9.4%) stocks on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, have two market competitors who are also engaged in the Utilities sector and/or Conventional Electricity industry. The table below presents an overview of their market standing.