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KQ - Kenya Airways Limited

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Kenya Airways Limited is a Kenya-based company that operates in the aviation industry. It is engaged in international, regional, and domestic carriage of passengers and cargo by air, the provision of ground handling services to other airlines, and the handling of import and export cargo. The company operates domestic flights and flies to 56 destinations in Africa, Middle East, Asia, and Europe. As on March 31, 2012, Kenya Airways had a total of 34 aircraft, either owned or on operating leases. These comprise four Boeing 777 wide body jets, five Boeing 767 wide body jets, 15 Boeing 737 narrow body jets, nine Embraer regional jets, and one B747 Freighter.

Kenya Airways, the only African carrier member of the Sky Team Alliance since 2007, operates through several subsidiary companies, including Kenya Airfreight Handling Ltd, African Cargo Handling Ltd, Kencargo Airlines International Ltd, and Flamingo Airlines Ltd

KQ1.41 ▴ 0.01 (0.71%)
9 hours ago
Last Trading ResultsGrowth & Valuation
Opening Price:--Earnings Per Share:-1.01
Day's Low Price:1.35Price/Earning Ratio:-1.40
Day's High Price:1.46Dividend Per Share:--
Traded Volume:87,800Dividend Yield:--
Number of Deals:30Shares Outstanding:5.68b
Value/Turnover:123,657.00Market Capitalization:8.01b
Monetary values are quoted in Kenyan Shilling (KES) unless otherwise stated

KQ Stock Market Performance


The stock of Kenya Airways Limited (KQ) is currently trading at 1.41 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. KQ began the year with a share price of 2.05 KES but has since lost 31.22% off that price valuation, ranking it 51st on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders' worries are further compounded by the fact that KQ has lost 31.55% of the stock's value from March 6 to date. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Kenya Airways Limited on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.


Profile of Kenya Airways Limited

Kenya Airways Limited operates in the Industrials sector, specifically, the Aviation industry. The company is led by Sebastian Mikosz (45) as its Group Managing Director & CEO. The company's board of directors, chaired by Michael Joseph (73), is composed of 14 members whose names are listed below.

  1. Joseph, Michael
    Non-Executive Chairman
  2. Mikosz, Sebastian
    Group Managing Director & CEO
  3. Thugge, Kamau (Dr.)
    Non-Executive Director
  4. Veenstra, Jozef
    Non-Executive Director
  5. Koimett, Esther (Mrs.)
    Non-Executive Director
  6. Maringa, Paul Mwangi (Prof.)
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  7. Gichangi, Michael (Maj-Gen. Rtd.)
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  8. Musyoka, Carol
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  9. Oduor-Otieno, Martin
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  10. Armstrong, Caroline
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  11. Kap-Kirwok, Jason
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  12. King’ori, Festus W.
    Alternate to Dr. Kamau Thugge
  13. Schipper, Ron
    Alternate to Jozef Veenstra
  14. Bodo, Nicholas
    Alternate to Prof. Paul Mwangi Maringa
Factsheet of Kenya Airways Limited
Airport North Road, Embakasi, PO Box 19002, Nairobi 00501, Kenya

KQ Industrial Market Competitors

Kenya Airways Limited, issuers of the KQ stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, have five market competitors who are also engaged in the Industrials sector and/or the Aviation industry. The table below gives you an overview of their market standing.

CodeNameMkt. Cap.L. PriceYearTD
OCHOlympia Capital Holdings Limited100.00m2.50+24.4%
PORTEast African Portland Cement Co. Ltd.1.28b14.25-1.72%
TCLTrans Century Limited504.51m1.80-28.0%
CABLEast African Cables Limited417.66m1.65-34.0%
BAMBBamburi Cement Limited18.51b51.00-36.2%

Index of African Stock Exchanges:

  1. BRVM Stock Exchange
  2. Botswana Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Lusaka Stock Exchange
  5. Malawi Stock Exchange
  6. Nairobi Securities Exchange
  7. Nigerian Stock Exchange
  8. Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

Comments (19)

  1. StevsStevs
    Feb 27, 2020 07:03 GMT

    What might be the fate of ordinary shareholders incase KQ is nationalized.

  2. dancandancan
    Feb 20, 2020 08:56 GMT

    kindly make me understand this calculation.I bought 500 hundred shares for KQ and i had 1550 shares what made it to total to 1950 shares.I dont understand at all

  3. WillyWilly
    Dec 13, 2019 16:58 GMT

    If The Airline Is Nationalised How Much Will The Government Pay for each Share Bought?

  4. Ezekiel MbundeEzekiel Mbunde
    May 13, 2019 21:28 GMT

    Can a wife follow shares and dividends of her deceased husband? If yes what does she require??

    Jun 12, 2019 13:24 GMT


    Feb 5, 2019 16:57 GMT

    Please let me know who I can contact for loss of KQ shares certificate?

  7. Susan MacksallahSusan Macksallah
    Dec 16, 2018 16:35 GMT

    Kindly i wish to know where my shares disappeared to...that is ķ02 shares in regard to something to do with shares being divided by 4.have I lost my investment

  8. KingKing
    Dec 7, 2017 22:03 GMT

    KQ will be back soon enough if all goes well with so many parties coming to turn it around. Any traders want to get in touch and share ideas? any forums? thanks

  9. Enid gatwiriEnid gatwiri
    Dec 5, 2017 09:20 GMT

    If I bought 13450 shares when the price was at 5.7, if I sell them today, how Much should I expect in cash, kindly info me through the email

    1. kingking
      Dec 7, 2017 22:00 GMT

      You need to divide those share by 4 first then x current market price. The number of shares were truncated.

  10. simon mwangi Kiruthusimon mwangi Kiruthu
    May 4, 2017 07:16 GMT

    when will kq announce its next dividends?

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