MSC - Mumias Sugar Company Limited
Mumias Sugar Company Limited is a Kenya-based company engaged in the production and sale of sugar, ethanol, water and the generation and sale of electricity. The company in its leadership role in the sugar industry, diversified into power, water and ethanol production thus operating in four segments: Sugar, Energy (generates electricity from bagasse - a byproduct of sugar production - for sale to the Kenya Power and Lighting Company), Ethanol, and Water. Mumias has the capacity to produce 34MW of electricity of which 26 is exported to the national grid. It also has the capacity to produce 24 million liters of water and 22 million liters of ethanol annually. Despite its business diversification, the company still maintains its dominance in the sugar manufacturing sector.
NOTE: Shares of Mumias Sugar Company Limited are currently suspended from trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) since close of trading on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Mumias Sugar is traded on the NSE under the ticker symbol “MSC”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of NSE:MSC is KE0000000372. Mumias Sugar Company Limited is currently the 51st most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 428 million, which makes about 0.025% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.
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MSC Stock Market Performance
The current share price of Mumias Sugar Company Limited (MSC) is KES 0.28. MSC closed its last trading day (Tuesday, October 15, 2019) at 0.28 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 3.7% gain over its previous closing price of 0.27 KES. Mumias Sugar began the year with a share price of 0.58 KES but has since lost 51.7% off that price valuation.
Mumias Sugar Company has traded a total volume of 9.93 million shares—in 1,163 deals—valued at KES 3.07 million over the past three months (Jul 17 - Oct 15, 2019), with an average of 157,549 traded shares per session. A volume high of 755,900 was achieved on September 3rd for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Mumias Sugar on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
Profile of Mumias Sugar Company Limited
Mumias Sugar Company Limited operates in the Consumer Goods sector.
Factsheet of Mumias Sugar Company Limited
- Consumer Goods
- Kakamega-Bungoma Road, Kakamega Countybr, Mumias, Kenya
MSC Industrial Market Competitors
Mumias Sugar Company Limited, issuers of the MSC stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Consumer Goods sector. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.
|ORCH||Kenya Orchards Limited||193M||15.00||+44.2%|
|KAPC||Kapchorua Tea Company Limited||1.02B||130.00||+14.8%|
|SASN||Sasini Tea and Coffee Limited||5.84B||25.60||+14%|
|EABL||East African Breweries Limited||135B||170.75||+1.94%|
|WTK||Williamson Tea Kenya Limited||2.8B||160.00|
|SMER||Sameer Africa Plc||582M||2.09||-0.48%|
|EVRD||Eveready East Africa Limited||141M||0.67||-2.9%|
|LIMT||Limuru Tea Company Limited||960M||400.00||-4.76%|
|BAT||British American Tobacco Kenya||43.3B||433.00||-5.87%|