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NMG - Nation Media Group

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Nation Media Group, founded in 1959 by Aga Khan, is a Kenyan company engaged in the printing, publication, and distribution of newspapers and magazines; also radio and television broadcasting in the East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania through its subsidiaries and associate companies. The company, currently the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa, is active under such brands as Business Daily, The Daily Nation, Easy FM, K FM, The Daily Monitor, NTV, NTV Uganda, Q FM, Taifa Leo, and the East African.

Nation Media Group operates through its subsidiaries including Nation Marketing & Publishing Limited, Monitor Publications Limited, Mwananchi Communications Limited, Nation Holdings Tanzania Limited, Africa Broadcasting Uganda Limited, Nation Holdings Rwanda Limited, and other non-trading entities. The company's popular papers Daily Nation and Sunday Nation were first printed in 1960.

Nation Media Group is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Nation Media is traded on the NSE under the ticker symbol “NMG”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of NSE:NMG is KE0000000380. Nation Media Group is currently the 30th most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 4.25 billion, which is about 0.245% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.

NMG20.50 ▪ 0.00
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Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price20.50
Day’s High Price20.70
Traded Volume41,600
Number of Deals7
Gross Turnover852,960.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share
Price/Earning Ratio
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding207M
Market Capitalization4.25B
Monetary values are quoted in Kenyan Shilling (KES) unless otherwise stated

NMG Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Nation Media Group (NMG) is KES 20.50. NMG closed its last trading day (Friday, April 12, 2024) at 20.50 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Nation Media began the year with a share price of 20.05 KES and has since gained 2.24% on that price valuation, ranking it 34th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Nation Media Group is the 28th most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Jan 12 - Apr 12, 2024). NMG has traded a total volume of 1.01 million shares—in 213 deals—valued at KES 20.3 million over the period, with an average of 15,952 traded shares per session. A volume high of 382,900 was achieved on February 15th for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Nation Media on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.


Profile of Nation Media Group

Nation Media Group operates in the Consumer Services sector, specifically, the Media industry.

Factsheet of Nation Media Group

Consumer Services
Nation Centre, Kimathi Street, PO Box 49010-00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
+254-20-328-8000, +254-719-038-000, +254-732-038-000

NMG Industrial Market Competitors

Nation Media Group, issuers of the NMG stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Consumer Services sector and/or Media industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top nine by year-to-date performance.

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  1. Sixtus Kennedy OtienoSixtus Kennedy Otieno
    Jul 5, 2021 11:21 GMT

    When are you paying the 2021 dividends?

    1. simonsimon
      Dec 7, 2023 18:38 GMT

      bro rada how is the market taking you

  2. NatashaNatasha
    Mar 12, 2021 11:45 GMT

    I have tried to sell NMG shares 3 times with no success yet the quoted sale price is OK.What could be the problem?

  3. MagnusMagnus
    Jul 7, 2020 11:12 GMT

    This is worrisome... since 2013!!!! NMG seriously???

    May 25, 2020 12:06 GMT

    Will NMG share ever rise up again? It has continuously gone down for the last 6 years.
    Whats your take on this counter?

  5. YasinYasin
    Oct 17, 2019 14:29 GMT

    I need full stock updates, including analysis and focus.

  6. IanIan
    Aug 30, 2016 11:54 GMT

    Did NMG actually pay out 7.5 per share?

    1. Michael KwayisiMichael Kwayisi
      Aug 30, 2016 15:54 GMT

      Certainly, as the final dividend; with a pay date of July 29. Prior to that, they had paid 2.50 as interim dividend. This brings the annual dividend to KES 10.

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