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 32nd most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 2.73 billion, which is about 0.158% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.
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|Day’s Low Price||1.36|
|Day’s High Price||1.40|
|Number of Deals||71|
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KPLC Stock Market Performance
The current share price of Kenya Power & Lighting Company (KPLC) is KES 1.40. KPLC closed its last trading day (Friday, March 24, 2023) at 1.40 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Kenya Power & Lighting began the year with a share price of 1.56 KES but has since lost 10.3% off that price valuation, ranking it 50th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ worries are compounded by the fact that KPLC has lost 11% of the stock’s value from February 24th to date.
Kenya Power & Lighting Company is the third most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Dec 23, 2022 - Mar 24, 2023). KPLC has traded a total volume of 45.4 million shares valued at KES 69 million over the period, with an average of 720,865 traded shares per session. A volume high of 7.13 million was achieved on January 17th, and a low of 48,200 on March 3rd, 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 4% Preference Shares 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.