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CENT - Centum Investment

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Centum Investment is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) since February 10th, 2011. Centum is traded on the USE under the ticker symbol “CENT”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of USE:CENT is KE0000000265. Centum Investment is currently the 12th most valuable stock on the USE with a market capitalization of UGX 153 billion, which makes about 0.942% of the Uganda Securities Exchange equity market.

CENT229.55 ▴ 0.05 (0.02%)
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Shares Outstanding665M
Market Capitalization153B
Monetary values are quoted in Uganda Shilling (UGX) unless otherwise stated

CENT Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Centum Investment (CENT) is UGX 229.55. CENT closed its last trading day (Thursday, July 6, 2023) at 236.25 UGX per share on the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE), recording a 23.5% drop from its previous closing price of 308.81 UGX. Centum began the year with a share price of 247.26 UGX but has since lost 7.16% off that price valuation, ranking it ninth on the USE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Centum Investment is the ninth most traded stock on the Uganda Securities Exchange over the past three months (Jun 22 - Sep 26, 2023). CENT has traded a total volume of 500 shares valued at UGX 117,500 over the period, with an average of 8 traded shares per session. A volume high of 500 was achieved on July 6th for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Centum Investment on the Uganda Securities Exchange.


Profile of Centum Investment Company Plc

Centum Investment Company Plc was founded on March 31, 1967 and operates in the Financials sector, specifically, the Investment Services industry. Centum Investment Company contracts an estimated total number of 1,082 employees. The company is led by James Mwirigi Mworia (45) as its Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, since 2008. The company's board of directors, chaired by Dr. Donald Kaberuka (71), is composed of 10 members whose names are listed below.

  1. Kaberuka, Donald (Dr.)
    Independent Non-Executive Chairman
  2. Mworia, James Mwirigi
    Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director
  3. Byaruhanga, William (Hon.)
    Non-Executive Director
  4. Macharia, Laila (Dr.)
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  5. Igathe, Catherine
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  6. Ngige, Mary G. W. (Mrs.)
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  7. Ikiara, Moses (Dr.)
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  8. Githuku, Susan (Mrs.)
    Independent Non-Executive Director
  9. Musangi, Andrew Mukite
    Non-Executive Director (Significant Shareholder)
  10. Haggai, William
    Representative of ICDC

Factsheet of Centum Investment Company Plc

Investment Services
Two Rivers Office Towers, South Tower, Limuru Road, 8th and 9th Floor, Nairobi, 00100, Kenya
+254-20-223-0518, +254-737-095-124, +254-726-971-599

CENT Industrial Market Competitors

Centum Investment Company Plc, issuers of the CENT stock on the Uganda Securities Exchange, have seven market competitors who are also engaged in the Financials sector and/or Investment Services industry. The table below presents an overview of their market standing.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
SBUStanbic Bank Uganda1.59T31.00+47.6%
NICNational Insurance Corporation8.49B6.00+20%
JHLJubilee Holdings Limited276B4,610.03-21.8%
EBLEquity Bank Limited3.48T941.13-30.9%
KCBKCB Group1.7T570.04-50.2%
DFCUDFCU Limited198B264.00-51.4%
BOBUBank of Baroda Uganda37.5B15.00-82.4%

Index of African Stock Exchanges:

  1. Botswana Stock Exchange
  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Securities 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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