NMG - Nation Media Group
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 28th most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 4.12 billion, which is about 0.251% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.
|Last Trading Results|
|Day’s Low Price||18.90|
|Day’s High Price||20.00|
|Number of Deals||21|
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NMG Stock Market Performance
The current share price of Nation Media Group (NMG) is KES 19.85. NMG closed its last trading day (Friday, June 2, 2023) at 19.85 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 0.3% gain over its previous closing price of 19.80 KES. Nation Media began the year with a share price of 15.95 KES and has since gained 24.5% on that price valuation, ranking it seventh on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders can be optimistic about NMG knowing the stock has accrued 22% over the past four-week period alone—second best on NSE.
Nation Media Group is the 19th most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Mar 1 - Jun 2, 2023). NMG has traded a total volume of 3.01 million shares valued at KES 49.8 million over the period, with an average of 47,756 traded shares per session. A volume high of 1.54 million was achieved on May 25th, and a low of 100 on March 7th, 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
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