SCOM - Safaricom Plc
Safaricom Plc is a Kenyan telecommunications company engaged in the provision of SMS, voice, data, Internet, and M-PESA services. The company also offers a range of devices, such as mobile handsets, mobile broadband modems, routers, tablets, notebooks and laptop computers. With a range of pricing plans on prepaid and postpaid options, Safaricom offers a variety of messaging services bundled with SMS and/or data services, which includes video messaging and SMS-based promotions. The company offers high-speed data connectivity for access to email, Internet, and corporate connectivity through fixed and mobile broadband. Safaricom distributes its products and services through a dealership network of approximately 2,700 outlets.
Safaricom Plc is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) since June 9th, 2008. Safaricom is traded on the NSE under the ticker symbol “SCOM”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of NSE:SCOM is KE1000001402. Safaricom Plc is currently the #1 most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 757 billion, which is about 43.7% of the entire Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.
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|Day’s Low Price||18.50|
|Day’s High Price||19.40|
|Number of Deals||367|
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SCOM Stock Market Performance
The current share price of Safaricom Plc (SCOM) is KES 18.90. SCOM closed its last trading day (Friday, March 24, 2023) at 18.90 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 0.5% drop from its previous closing price of 19.00 KES. Safaricom began the year with a share price of 24.15 KES but has since lost 21.7% off that price valuation, ranking it 57th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ worries are compounded by the fact that SCOM has lost 19% of the stock’s value from February 24th to date.
Safaricom is the #1 most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Dec 23, 2022 - Mar 24, 2023). SCOM has traded a total volume of 614 million shares valued at KES 12.6 billion over the period, with an average of 9.75 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 108 million was achieved on January 19th, and a low of 153,100 on December 28th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Safaricom on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
Profile of Safaricom Plc
Safaricom Plc was founded on October 23, 2000 and operates in the Telecommunications sector, specifically, the Mobile Telecommunications industry. Safaricom contracts an estimated total number of 5,500 employees.
Factsheet of Safaricom Plc
- Mobile Telecommunications
- Safaricom House, Waiyaki Way, Westlands, P.O. Box 66827, 00800, Nairobi, Kenya
- +254-204-274-524, +254-722-003-272