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ZENITHBANK - Zenith Bank Plc

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Zenith Bank Plc is a Nigerian commercial bank providing services to corporate, commercial, and individual customers. The company's core businesses include corporate and investment banking, commercial and consumer banking, trade services and foreign exchange, treasury and cash management services, and other non-bank financial services through its subsidiaries. Zenith Bank became a public limited company in June 2004 and was listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in October the same year, following a highly successful IPO. The bank currently has a shareholder base of about one million and is Nigeria’s biggest bank by tier-1 capital.

Headquartered in Lagos, Zenith Bank has over 500 branches and business offices in commercial centers in all states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory. In March 2007, Zenith Bank was licensed by the Financial Services Authority of the United Kingdom to establish Zenith Bank (UK) Limited as the UK subsidiary of Zenith Bank Plc. Subsequently, in 2013, Zenith Bank listed $850 million worth of its shares at $6.80 each on the London Stock Exchange. Additionally, the bank has subsidiaries in Ghana, Sierra Leone, and Gambia, as well as a representative office in the People’s Republic of China, as it expands into European and Asian markets.

ZENITHBANK26.25 ▾ 0.25 (0.94%)
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Live Trading FeedGrowth & Valuation
Opening Price:26.50Earnings Per Share:--
Day's Low Price:26.20Price/Earning Ratio:--
Day's High Price:26.35Dividend Per Share:--
Traded Volume:19,064,914Dividend Yield:--
Number of Deals:388Shares Outstanding:31.4b
Value/Turnover:501.03mMarket Capitalization:832.01b
Monetary values are quoted in Nigerian Naira (NGN) unless otherwise stated

ZENITHBANK Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Zenith Bank Plc (ZENITHBANK) is NGN 26.50. The ZENITHBANK stock closed its last trading day (Monday, January 25, 2021) at 26.50 NGN per share on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. ZENITHBANK began the year with a share price of 24.80 NGN and has since gained 6.85% on that price valuation, ranking it 53rd on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders will be pleasantly optimistic about ZENITHBANK knowing that the stock has accrued 8.16% over the past four-week period alone. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Zenith Bank Plc on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.


Profile of Zenith Bank Plc

Zenith Bank Plc, since founded by Jim Ovia, has since grown astronomically to become one of the leading financial institutions in Africa. Currently ranked as the 6th biggest bank on the continent, the company has grown its shareholder’s fund of ₦20million in 1990 to ₦704.50billion as at year end 2016. The overall strategy of the bank is to make the Zenith brand a reputable international financial services network recognized for innovation and superior customer services while creating premium value for all of its stakeholders. Today, Zenith Bank continues to thrive on the corporate culture of professionalism and service excellence upon which the bank was built.

Zenith Bank Plc, founded on May 30, 1990, operates in the Financials sector, specifically, the Banking industry. Zenith Bank contracts an estimated total number of 6,521 employees. The company is led by Ebenezer N. Onyeagwu as its Managing Director/CEO, since 2019. The company's board of directors, chaired by Jim Ovia (69), is composed of 13 members whose names are listed below.

  1. Ovia, Jim
  2. Onyeagwu, Ebenezer N.
    Managing Director/CEO
  3. Umeoji, Adaora
    Deputy Managing Director
  4. Ahmed, Umar Shuaib
    Executive Director
  5. Fasoranti, Temitope (Dr)
    Executive Director
  6. Olisa, Dennis
    Executive Director
  7. Oroh, Henry
    Executive Director
  8. Enwemeka, Chukuka (Prof.)
    Non-Executive Director
  9. Efeyini, Jeffery
    Non-Executive Director
  10. Ibidapo-Obe, Oyewusi (Prof.)
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  11. Ukpeh, Gabriel Ita Asuquo
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  12. Bello, Mustafa (Engr.)
    Non-Executive Board Member
  13. Abubakar, Al-Mujtaba (Dr.)
    Non-Executive Board Member
Factsheet of Zenith Bank Plc
Plot 87, Ajose Adeogun Street, Zenith Heights, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
+234-1-270-3132, +234-1-278-7000

ZENITHBANK Industrial Market Competitors

Zenith Bank Plc, issuers of the ZENITHBANK stock on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Financials sector and/or Banking industry. The table below gives you an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

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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

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