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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.

KPLC1.69 ▴ 0.02 (1.2%)
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Live Trading FeedGrowth & Valuation
Opening Price:1.69Earnings Per Share:0.13
Day's Low Price:1.69Price/Earning Ratio:12.85
Day's High Price:1.70Dividend Per Share:--
Traded Volume:53,600Dividend Yield:--
Number of Deals:15Shares Outstanding:1.95b
Value/Turnover:90,585.00Market Capitalization:3.26b
Monetary values are quoted in Kenyan Shilling (KES) unless otherwise stated

KPLC Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Kenya Power & Lighting Company (KPLC) is KES 1.67. The KPLC stock closed its last trading day (Thursday, January 21, 2021) at 1.67 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, recording a 1.21% gain over its previous closing price of 1.65 KES. KPLC began the year with a share price of 1.71 KES but has since lost 2.34% off that price valuation, ranking it 41st on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders' fears may be allayed by the 11.33% increase of KPLC share price in recent weeks - since December 22. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Kenya Power & Lighting Company on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.


Profile of Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited

Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited operates in the Utilities sector, specifically, the Conventional Electricity industry. 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 Limited
Conventional Electricity
Stima Plaza, Kolobot Road, Parklands, PO Box 30099-00100, Nairobi, Kenya

KPLC Industrial Market Competitors

Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited, issuers of the KPLC, Kenya Power 4% Preference Shares and Kenya Power 7% Preference Shares 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
KEGNKenya Electricity Generating Co. Ltd.29.41b4.71+0.00%
UMMEUmeme Limited10.56b6.50-10.7%

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

Comments (8)

    May 25, 2020 18:45 GMT

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

  2. 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

    Mar 25, 2020 09:04 GMT

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

    1. JuliusJulius
      Apr 16, 2020 09:14 GMT

      Consult Brokers
      Kingdom Securities Ltd
      #Co-operative Bank of Kenya#
      All the best.Happy investment.

  4. 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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