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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 50th most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 435 million, which is about 0.022% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.

TCL1.20 ▴ 0.04 (3.45%)
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Last Trading Results
Opening Price1.20
Day’s Low Price1.20
Day’s High Price1.20
Traded Volume100
Number of Deals1
Gross Turnover120.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share-10.61
Price/Earning Ratio-0.11
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding375M
Market Capitalization435M
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 1.20. TCL closed its last trading day (Monday, February 6, 2023) at 1.16 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording an 8.7% drop from its previous closing price of 1.27 KES. Trans Century began the year with a share price of 0.93 KES and has since gained 24.7% on that price valuation, ranking it third on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Trans Century is the seventh most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Nov 4, 2022 - Feb 6, 2023). TCL has traded a total volume of 21.7 million shares—in 573 deals—valued at KES 17.7 million over the period, with an average of 344,454 traded shares per session. A volume high of 10 million was achieved on December 23rd 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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  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
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  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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