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KPLC - Kenya Power & Lighting Company

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Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited is engaged in the transmission, distribution and retail of electricity purchased in bulk from Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KenGen), Independent Power Producers (IPPs), Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) and Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO). The Company operates in four regions: Nairobi, Coast, West Kenya and Mount Kenya. Its interconnected network of transmission and distribution lines covers about 47,035 kilometers. The national grid is operated as an integral network linked by a 220 kilowatts and 132 kilowatts transmission network.

KPLC1.33 ▪ 0.00
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Live Trading FeedGrowth & Valuation
Opening Price:1.33Earnings Per Share:-0.48
Day's Low Price:1.32Price/Earning Ratio:-2.77
Day's High Price:1.34Dividend Per Share:--
Traded Volume:186,100Dividend Yield:--
Number of Deals:26Shares Outstanding:1.95b
Value/Turnover:246,924.00Market Capitalization:2.60b
Monetary values are quoted in Kenyan Shilling (KES) unless otherwise stated

KPLC Stock Market Performance

1WK4WK3MO6MO1YRYTD
-1.48%-5.00%-5.67%-1.48%-23.56%-22.22%

The current share price of Kenya Power & Lighting Company (KPLC) is KES 1.33. The KPLC stock closed its last trading day (Friday, June 11, 2021) at 1.33 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. KPLC began the year with a share price of 1.71 KES but has since lost 22.22% off that price valuation, ranking it 57th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Kenya Power & Lighting Company on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.

DateVolumeCloseChangeChange%
2021-06-11158,1001.33----
2021-06-10305,1001.33-0.010.75%
2021-06-0955,7001.34+0.010.75%
2021-06-08165,3001.33----
2021-06-07259,4001.33-0.021.48%
2021-06-04135,7001.35+0.053.85%
2021-06-031,922,9001.30-0.032.26%
2021-06-02440,6001.33-0.010.75%
2021-05-31521,8001.34+0.010.75%
2021-05-285,235,9001.33----

Profile of Kenya Power and Lighting Company Plc

Kenya Power and Lighting Company Plc was founded on January 6, 1922 and operates in the Utilities sector, specifically, the Conventional Electricity industry. Kenya Power and Lighting Company contracts an estimated total number of 10,480 employees. Unfortunately, we do not have information on the company's board of directors and/or key executives at this time.

Factsheet of Kenya Power and Lighting Company Plc
Sector:
Utilities
Industry:
Conventional Electricity
Address:
Stima Plaza, Kolobot Road, Parklands, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Telephone:
+254-202-21-251, +254-703-070-707, +254-732-170-170
Email:
customercare@kplc.co.ke
Website:
kplc.co.ke

KPLC Industrial Market Competitors

Kenya Power and Lighting Company Plc, issuers of the KPLC, Kenya Power 7% Preference Shares and Kenya Power 4% Preference Shares (-9.4%) stocks on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, have two market competitors who are also engaged in the Utilities sector and/or Conventional Electricity industry. The table below gives you an overview of their market standing.

CodeNameMkt. Cap.L. PriceYearTD
KEGNKenGen Plc24.60b3.94-16.4%
UMMEUmeme Limited9.22b5.68-22.0%

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Comments (9)

  1. CharlesCharles
    Apr 19, 2021 09:05 GMT

    Is the pandemic only harsh to some people?

  2. KELLYKELLY
    Mar 25, 2020 09:04 GMT

    Am interested in the shares? how do i buy them?

    1. LayalLayal
      Apr 3, 2020 07:28 GMT

      Contact a stockbroker

  3. SKGSKG
    May 25, 2020 18:45 GMT

    What was KPLC's share price this day last year?

  4. jackson m mwangijackson m mwangi
    Apr 30, 2020 11:23 GMT

    Due to the current pandemic, I wont travel to look for a broker, any other option for me to KPLC buy shares??

    1. Risk AcademyRisk Academy
      Jun 16, 2020 06:23 GMT

      Download NSE App in Google Play

  5. paulinepauline
    Mar 9, 2020 12:02 GMT

    hello can one buy shares for kplc, kindly assist

    1. JuliusJulius
      Apr 16, 2020 09:19 GMT

      As per my view the price is low as of now due to the Corona pandemic.
      It is a good entry

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