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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 13th most valuable stock on the NSE with a market capitalization of KES 25.3 billion, which makes about 1.47% of the Nairobi Securities Exchange equity market.

UMME15.60 ▴ 0.10 (0.65%)
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price15.60
Day’s High Price15.65
Traded Volume23,400
Number of Deals11
Gross Turnover365,260.00
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share
Price/Earning Ratio
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding1.62B
Market Capitalization25.3B
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 15.60. UMME closed its last trading day (Tuesday, April 16, 2024) at 15.60 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), recording a 0.6% gain over its previous closing price of 15.50 KES. Umeme began the year with a share price of 16.00 KES but has since lost 2.5% off that price valuation, ranking it 48th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ fears may be allayed by the 12% increase of UMME share price since March 14th, which is seventh best on NSE.

Umeme is the 20th most traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange over the past three months (Jan 16 - Apr 16, 2024). UMME has traded a total volume of 2.31 million shares—in 572 deals—valued at KES 33.2 million over the period, with an average of 36,657 traded shares per session. A volume high of 869,400 was achieved on February 9th 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
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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


  1. ArnoldArnold
    Jul 20, 2023 07:02 GMT

    It's wise to invest in foreign Country a time like this

  2. Kataka Elvis KatakaKataka Elvis Kataka
    Jul 16, 2023 11:04 GMT

    How do I buy shares here?

  3. ErickErick
    May 31, 2023 11:35 GMT

    If you have cash to invest, Put here you won't regret. Divided a must(This Year Ksh.2.23/Share) and well preforming .

  4. I want to buy shares please tell me more about themI want to buy shares please tell me more about them
    Apr 5, 2023 13:11 GMT

    Good and perfect

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

    I would like to buy shares

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

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

  7. MawandaMawanda
    Feb 27, 2021 13:31 GMT

    I want shares

  8. JoshJosh
    Feb 5, 2021 14:47 GMT

    I want to buy shares how do I get it

  9. 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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