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TCL - Trans Century Limited

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Trans Century Limited is a Kenya-based company engaged in power, transport, infrastructure and engineering industries across Africa. The Company is focusing its activities on three divisions: Power; Transport and Engineering. The Power Infrastructure Division is a manufacturer of electrical cable and transmission equipment in East, Central and Southern Africa, with a broad customer base that includes retail outlets, large and small electrical contractors, projects and utilities. Engineering Division is the region's mechanical and civil engineering and contracting firm in East and Central Africa. The division also provides out-of gauge logistics and cranage and erection services in the region. In April 2014, Trans Century Ltd announced that its subsidiary Safari Rail Company Limited has sold its entire stake equaling to 34% in in Rift Valley Railways (RVR), the national rail operator of Kenya and Uganda, to Africa Railways, a subsidiary of Citadel Capital.

Trans Century Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Trans Century is traded on the NSE under the ticker symbol “TCL”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of NSE:TCL is KE2000002184. Trans Century Limited is currently the 60th most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 135 million, which is about 0.0079% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.

TCL0.36 ▾ 0.01 (2.7%)
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price0.34
Day’s High Price0.38
Traded Volume160,800
Number of Deals39
Gross Turnover58,412.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share
Price/Earning Ratio
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding375M
Market Capitalization135M
Monetary values are quoted in Kenyan Shilling (KES) unless otherwise stated

TCL Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Trans Century Limited (TCL) is KES 0.36. TCL closed its last trading day (Friday, July 19, 2024) at 0.36 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 2.7% drop from its previous closing price of 0.37 KES. Trans Century began the year with a share price of 0.52 KES but has since lost 30.8% off that price valuation, ranking it 60th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ worries are compounded by the fact that TCL has lost 5% of the stock’s value from June 21st to date.

Trans Century is the 10th most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Apr 19 - Jul 19, 2024). TCL has traded a total volume of 12.2 million shares—in 1,485 deals—valued at KES 5.39 million over the period, with an average of 193,652 traded shares per session. A volume high of 1.53 million was achieved on June 21st, and a low of 1,100 on May 6th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Trans Century on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.


Profile of Trans Century Limited

Trans Century Limited operates in the Industrials sector.

Factsheet of Trans Century Limited

7th Floor, Longonot Place Kijabe Street, PO Box 42334-00100, Nairobi GPO, Kenya

TCL Industrial Market Competitors

Trans Century Limited, issuers of the TCL stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, have four market competitors who are also engaged in the Industrials sector. The table below presents an overview of their market standing.

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  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Securities Exchange
  6. Malawi Stock Exchange
  7. Nairobi Securities Exchange
  8. Nigerian Stock Exchange
  9. Uganda Securities Exchange
  10. Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

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