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UMME - Umeme Limited

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Umeme Limited is an Uganda-based company engaged in the distribution and sale of electricity. The Company's operations include operating and maintaining an electricity network, meter reading, billing, revenue collection and installing new connections in Uganda. The Company supplies electricity to individual clients, commercial users, which include small, medium and large industrial customers, as well as to cities, municipalities, towns, trading centres and community centers. The network is operated through district offices. Umeme Ltd is owned by Actis Infrastructure 2 fund.

Umeme Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Umeme is traded on the NSE under the ticker symbol “UMME”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of NSE:UMME is KE2000005815. Umeme Limited is currently the 14th most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 14.8 billion, which makes about 0.855% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.

UMME9.12 ▾ 0.68 (6.94%)
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price9.00
Day’s High Price9.98
Traded Volume32,400
Number of Deals14
Gross Turnover295,194.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share
Price/Earning Ratio
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding1.62B
Market Capitalization14.8B
Monetary values are quoted in Kenyan Shilling (KES) unless otherwise stated

UMME Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Umeme Limited (UMME) is KES 9.12. UMME closed its last trading day (Thursday, March 23, 2023) at 9.12 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 6.9% drop from its previous closing price of 9.80 KES. Umeme began the year with a share price of 7.42 KES and has since gained 22.9% on that price valuation, ranking it second on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Investors should, however, take caution of UMME’s recent bad performance, having lost 7% of its value in the past four weeks.

Umeme is the 32nd most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Dec 22, 2022 - Mar 23, 2023). UMME has traded a total volume of 850,500 shares valued at KES 7.75 million over the period, with an average of 13,500 traded shares per session. A volume high of 113,800 was achieved on February 14th for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Umeme on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.


Profile of Umeme Limited

Umeme Limited operates in the Utilities sector.

Factsheet of Umeme Limited

Rwenzori House, Plot 1 Lumumba Avenue, P. O. Box 23841, Kampala, Uganda

UMME Industrial Market Competitors

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

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  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


  1. Rwama AndrewRwama Andrew
    Jun 1, 2022 16:10 GMT

    I would like to buy shares

  2. Andrew RwamaAndrew Rwama
    Jun 1, 2022 16:11 GMT

    I want to buy shares, what can I do thank you so much.

  3. MawandaMawanda
    Feb 27, 2021 13:31 GMT

    I want shares

  4. JoshJosh
    Feb 5, 2021 14:47 GMT

    I want to buy shares how do I get it

  5. Kayongo JonathanKayongo Jonathan
    Jan 9, 2021 07:58 GMT

    What to buy shares how can I do so please

      Aug 2, 2021 14:36 GMT

      Did you get solution?

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