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SCOM - Safaricom Plc

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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 988 billion, which is about 49.9% of the entire Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.

SCOM24.65 ▾ 0.20 (0.8%)
2 days ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price24.50
Day’s High Price24.95
Traded Volume499,100
Number of Deals130
Gross Turnover12.3M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share1.74
Price/Earning Ratio14.17
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding40.1B
Market Capitalization988B
Monetary values are quoted in Kenyan Shilling (KES) unless otherwise stated

SCOM Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Safaricom Plc (SCOM) is KES 24.65. SCOM closed its last trading day (Friday, November 25, 2022) at 24.65 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 0.8% drop from its previous closing price of 24.85 KES. Safaricom began the year with a share price of 37.95 KES but has since lost 35.1% off that price valuation, ranking it 58th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Safaricom is the #1 most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Aug 26 - Nov 25, 2022). SCOM has traded a total volume of 413 million shares—in 19,281 deals—valued at KES 10.8 billion over the period, with an average of 6.55 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 40.3 million was achieved on October 6th, and a low of 184,300 on October 27th, 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

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  1. LeoLeo
    Nov 24, 2022 15:34 GMT

    Will Scom shares ever go up again?

  2. Anthony Adengoi OchurumAnthony Adengoi Ochurum
    Nov 18, 2022 16:17 GMT

    I want to buy Safaricom shares and work with Safaricom
    Help me to the broker I'm from Busia county.

  3. Elisha Kiprop cheruseElisha Kiprop cheruse
    Nov 6, 2022 15:07 GMT

    So enjoyable platform to make money

  4. MaryMary
    Oct 21, 2022 13:10 GMT

    How buy safaricom shares after opening CDs account

  5. AllanAllan
    Oct 13, 2022 11:39 GMT

    How is the Mpesa separation from Safaricom likely to impact on Safcom share price?
    Could we see an IPO of Mpesa?

  6. Miss WekesaMiss Wekesa
    Oct 11, 2022 15:53 GMT

    Can I use National Bank as my broker when buying Safaricom shares? How reliable are they?

  7. kennethkenneth
    Sep 30, 2022 11:50 GMT

    inflations is a big factor as small investors are busy selling their shares to get money to purchase their basic needs. i suspect the downtrend will continue up to early 2023.

  8. DouglasDouglas
    Sep 28, 2022 09:37 GMT

    Will Safaricom shares price go up again? And if so, when?

    1. mzenamzena
      Sep 28, 2022 09:55 GMT

      The fundamentals are good but I wonder why it's rallying to the downside.

  9. mzenamzena
    Sep 29, 2022 09:36 GMT

    Yeah, it's worrying but hopefully the market will stabilize.

  10. Lisa chiraLisa chira
    Sep 27, 2022 14:09 GMT

    Am currently holding safaricom shares and am eating Their downfall daily , what is causing all this?

    1. AllanAllan
      Oct 3, 2022 11:43 GMT

      Could safaricom down trend be caused by Mpesa separation from safaricom

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