NMG - Nation Media Group
Nation Media Group, founded in 1959 by Aga Khan, is a Kenyan company engaged in the printing, publication, and distribution of newspapers and magazines; also radio and television broadcasting in East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania through its subsidiaries and associate companies. The company, currently the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa, is active under such brands as Business Daily, The Daily Nation, Easy FM, K FM, The Daily Monitor, NTV, NTV Uganda, Q FM, Taifa Leo and the East African. Nation Media Group operates through its many subsidiaries including Nation Marketing & Publishing Limited, Monitor Publications Limited, Mwananchi Communications Limited, Nation Holdings Tanzania Limited, Africa Broadcasting Uganda Limited, Nation Holdings Rwanda Limited and other non-trading entities. The company's popular papers Daily Nation and Sunday Nation were first printed in 1960.
|Last Trading Results||Growth & Valuation|
|Opening Price:||--||Earnings Per Share:||4.50|
|Day's Low Price:||13.45||Price/Earning Ratio:||3.01|
|Day's High Price:||14.50||Dividend Per Share:||--|
|Traded Volume:||46,500||Dividend Yield:||--|
|Number of Deals:||30||Shares Outstanding:||188.54m|
NMG Stock Market Performance
The current share price of Nation Media Group (NMG) is KES 13.55. The NMG stock closed its last trading day (Friday, July 10, 2020) at 13.55 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, recording a 1.09% drop from its previous closing price of 13.70 KES. NMG began the year with a share price of 39.80 KES but has since lost 65.95% off that price valuation, ranking it 60th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders' worries are further compounded by the fact that NMG has lost 16.1% of the stock's value from June 12 to date. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Nation Media Group on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
Profile of Nation Media Group
Nation Media Group operates in the Consumer Services sector, specifically, the Media industry. Unfortunately, we do not have information on the company's board of directors and/or key executives at this time.
|Factsheet of Nation Media Group|
Nation Centre, Kimathi Street, PO Box 49010-00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
+254-20-328-8000, +254-719-038-000, +254-732-038-000
NMG Industrial Market Competitors
Nation Media Group, issuers of the NMG stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Consumer Services sector and/or the Media industry. The table below gives you an overview of the market standing of the top eight by year-to-date performance.
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|UCHM||Uchumi Supermarket Limited||127.74m||0.35||+20.7%|
|C&G||Car and General (Kenya) Limited||910.35m||22.70||-12.7%|
|NBV||Nairobi Business Ventures Ltd||13.45m||0.57||-18.6%|
|SGL||Standard Group Limited||1.79b||21.95||-20.3%|
|LKL||Longhorn Publishers Limited||1.81b||4.90||-27.5%|
|TPSE||TPS Eastern Africa (Serena) Limited||2.30b||12.60||-28.2%|
|XPRS||Express Kenya Limited||150.11m||4.24||-38.0%|