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LKL - Longhorn Publishers Limited

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Longhorn Publishers Limited is a Kenya-based public limited liability publishing company. The company sells educational and general books for all educational levels including pre-school, primary, early childhood education, primary, secondary and tertiary/university. Longhorn Publishers Limited was incorporated in 1965 and was formerly known as Longhorn Kenya Limited until November 2014. It was listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange in May 2012. The company has operations in Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. Its main business is the development, publication, marketing and distribution of educational and general books.

LKL4.05 ▪ 0.00
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Opening Price4.05
Day’s Low Price
Day’s High Price
Traded Volume0
Number of Deals0
Gross Turnover0.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share0.02
Price/Earning Ratio202.50
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding370M
Market Capitalization1.5B
Monetary values are quoted in Kenyan Shilling (KES) unless otherwise stated

LKL Stock Market Performance

1WK4WK3MO
-2.17%+1.5%+1.25%
6MO1YRYTD
-4.48%-14.7%-17%

The current share price of Longhorn Publishers Limited (LKL) is KES 4.05. LKL closed its last trading day (Friday, September 24, 2021) at 4.05 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 3.6% drop from its previous closing price of 4.20 KES. Longhorn Publishers began the year with a share price of 4.88 KES but has since lost 17% off that price valuation, ranking it 56th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Longhorn Publishers is the 26th most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Jun 29 - Sep 24, 2021). LKL has traded a total volume of 1.75 million shares—in 485 deals—valued at KES 7.05 million over the period, with an average of 27,748 traded shares per session. A volume high of 346,900 was achieved on September 17th, and a low of 100 on September 23rd, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Longhorn Publishers on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.

DateVolumeCloseChangeChange%
2021-09-249,3004.05-0.15-3.57%
2021-09-231004.20+0.20+5.00%
2021-09-22330,2004.00-0.30-6.98%
2021-09-212,1004.30+0.27+6.70%
2021-09-2098,2004.03-0.11-2.66%
2021-09-17346,9004.14+0.14+3.50%
2021-09-165,1004.00
2021-09-151,6004.00
2021-09-1423,3004.00
2021-09-1330,4004.00

Profile of Longhorn Publishers Limited

Longhorn Publishers Limited operates in the Consumer Services sector.

Factsheet of Longhorn Publishers Limited
Sector:
Consumer Services
Industry:
Address:
Funzi Road, Industrial Area, P. O. Box 18033-00500, Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone:
+254-2-653-2579
Email:
enquiries@longhornpublishers.com
Website:
www.longhornpublishers.com

LKL Industrial Market Competitors

Longhorn Publishers Limited, issuers of the LKL stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Consumer Services sector. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top nine by year-to-date performance.


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Comments (7)

  1. JuliusJulius
    Apr 25, 2016 14:39 GMT

    kindly advice me on whether I should buy more longhorn shares.Thanks.

    1. Toni KingoToni Kingo
      Feb 14, 2021 14:32 GMT

      Someone are asking for advice from the NSE whether to buy, stay or sell :-)

      This is maybe the only thing NSE cannot assist with. Imagine if NSE advised one way and the world took the other direction? They would be liable!

      They could even be accused of aiding insider training...

  2. Ruth MwanikiRuth Mwaniki
    Jan 27, 2016 07:12 GMT

    Dear Kwayisi,
    Longhorn share price has been consistently falling since January, 2015 with isolated incidences of the prices rising. What do you think is the reason for this? Though I am most interested in the recent spike on Friday 22nd, the plateau during the day and then the general decline that has persisted until today. Additionally, what are your predictions for Longhorn Publishers share price?
    I am most interested in your response.
    Thank you,
    Ruth.

    1. Michael KwayisiMichael Kwayisi
      Jan 28, 2016 06:59 GMT

      Ruth, since the Kenyan capital market itself has not been performing well lately, it's natural that equities as well take a hit. Aside that, I thought Longhorn was a bit overpriced at Sh10 (last year); therefore, it's only logical that the market assigns it its true value. (The company's 2015 gross revenue and profit are said to have dropped by over 20% - unofficial source.)

      On the January 22 +0.20 price adjustment, I'd simply attribute it to normal market price fluctuations that happen every now and again. After all, the value of trade on the said date was only about 150k. On my prediction for Longhorn Publishers, well, I don't expect an exceptional performance this year. If the market picks up, so will it; but I'll level it at ~6 shillings.

  3. Alan njorogeAlan njoroge
    Apr 18, 2016 16:49 GMT

    Give details

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