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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 207 billion, which makes about 0.999% of the Uganda Securities Exchange equity market.

CENT311.00 ▴ 1.02 (0.33%)
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Shares Outstanding665M
Market Capitalization207B
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 311.00. CENT closed its last trading day (Monday, June 20, 2022) at 287.15 UGX per share on the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE), recording a 23.6% drop from its previous closing price of 376.07 UGX. Centum began the year with a share price of 444.82 UGX but has since lost 30.1% off that price valuation, ranking it 15th on the USE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Centum Investment is the 10th most traded stock on the Uganda Securities Exchange over the past three months (Mar 22 - Jul 4, 2022). CENT has traded a total volume of 2,900 shares valued at UGX 1.12 million over the period, with an average of 46 traded shares per session. A volume high of 2,700 was achieved on April 7th 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 (44) as its Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, since 2008. The company's board of directors, chaired by Dr. Donald Kaberuka (70), 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
NICNational Insurance Corporation8.78B6.20+21.6%
DFCUDFCU Limited411B550.00-5.17%
KCBKCB Group3.67T1,229.07-13.1%
EBLEquity Bank Limited5.06T1,367.40-14.4%
BOBUBank of Baroda Uganda200B80.00-16.2%
JHLJubilee Holdings Limited494B8,252.10-16.8%
SBUStanbic Bank Uganda1.1T21.50-17.3%

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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