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.
Kenya Power & Lighting Company is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Kenya Power & Lighting is traded on the NSE under the ticker symbol “KPLC”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of NSE:KPLC is KE0000000349. Kenya Power & Lighting Company is currently the 29th most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 2.93 billion, which is about 0.148% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.
|Last Trading Results|
|Day’s Low Price||1.50|
|Day’s High Price||1.64|
|Number of Deals||45|
|Growth & Valuation|
|Earnings Per Share||1.80|
|Dividend Per Share|
KPLC Stock Market Performance
The current share price of Kenya Power & Lighting Company (KPLC) is KES 1.50. KPLC closed its last trading day (Tuesday, November 29, 2022) at 1.50 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 1.3% drop from its previous closing price of 1.52 KES. Kenya Power & Lighting began the year with a share price of 1.75 KES but has since lost 14.3% off that price valuation, ranking it 38th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ worries are compounded by the fact that KPLC has lost 17% of the stock’s value from November 1st to date.
Kenya Power & Lighting Company is the second most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Aug 30 - Nov 29, 2022). KPLC has traded a total volume of 89.6 million shares—in 5,876 deals—valued at KES 163 million over the period, with an average of 1.42 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 9.37 million was achieved on September 12th, and a low of 84,200 on November 25th, 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 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 (-9.27%) 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.