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UMEM - Umeme Limited

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Umeme Limited was first incorporated in Uganda as a private limited company on May 6, 2004, and later converted into a public company on June 28, 2012 under the Companies Act. Umeme is a subsidiary of Umeme Holdings, which is itself a subsidiary of Actis Infrastructure 2 LP, an investment fund under the management of Actis, through a holding company in Mauritius, Actis Infrastructure Umeme Limited. Umeme took over the distribution system for the distribution and supply of electricity in Uganda from Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (UEDCL) under the concession for a period of 20 years commencing March 1, 2005.

Umeme Limited is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) since November 30th, 2012. Umeme is traded on the USE under the ticker symbol “UMEM”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of USE:UMEM is UG0000001145. Umeme Limited is currently the seventh most valuable stock on the USE with a market capitalization of UGX 674 billion, which makes about 4.2% of the Uganda Securities Exchange equity market.

UMEM415.00 ▪ 0.00
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Shares Outstanding1.62B
Market Capitalization674B
Monetary values are quoted in Uganda Shilling (UGX) unless otherwise stated

UMEM Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Umeme Limited (UMEM) is UGX 415.00. UMEM closed its last trading day (Thursday, September 28, 2023) at 415.00 UGX per share on the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE), recording a 0.2% gain over its previous closing price of 414.00 UGX. Umeme began the year with a share price of 275.00 UGX and has since gained 50.9% on that price valuation, ranking it first on the USE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Umeme is the fourth most traded stock on the Uganda Securities Exchange over the past three months (Jun 27 - Sep 29, 2023). UMEM has traded a total volume of 16.6 million shares valued at UGX 6.72 billion over the period, with an average of 262,851 traded shares per session. A volume high of 2.7 million was achieved on September 25th for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Umeme on the Uganda Securities Exchange.


Profile of Umeme Limited

Umeme Limited operates in the Utilities sector.

Factsheet of Umeme Limited

Rwenzori House, Plot 1 Lumumba Avenue, P. O. Box 23841, Kampala, Uganda

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  1. axumaxum
    Aug 20, 2023 08:03 GMT

    how can buy shares in umeme

  2. PatrickPatrick
    Jul 21, 2023 09:33 GMT

    Has anyone received Umeme Dividends?

  3. CharlesCharles
    Jul 7, 2023 19:15 GMT

    Good evening, weldone in lighting up Uganda.
    Is there any other chance in buying of shares or its totally closed?

  4. Kyle OnealKyle Oneal
    Jan 31, 2023 08:00 GMT

    There's a new Stock in town😁
    More liquidity and volatility
    Let's go buy some shares people

  5. Mulinde dudaisMulinde dudais
    Dec 16, 2022 21:57 GMT

    It's nice to work in umem

  6. mukaga charlesmukaga charles
    Jul 21, 2022 11:08 GMT

    I want to buy shares in umeme

  7. Paul SegawaPaul Segawa
    Jun 25, 2022 04:27 GMT

    How to buy shares in umeme

  8. Derrickson AlexDerrickson Alex
    Jun 22, 2022 15:55 GMT

    Please let me know how to buy shares in Umeme

  9. Tenywa jamesTenywa james
    May 19, 2022 18:06 GMT

    Sensitisation about buying shares in UMEME

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