OKZ - OK Zimbabwe Limited
OK Zimbabwe Limited, first established in 1942, is a leading supermarket retailer in Zimbabwe providing a broad range of retail products and allied services. Historically, the company was incorporated as Springmaster Corporation in 1953, and in 1984 changed its name to Deltrade Limited which was then again changed to the current name in July 2001. OK Zimbabwe, which trades under the popular brand names OK Stores, Bon Marche’ Stores, and OKmart, operates in three major market categories, namely, groceries, basic clothing and textiles, and houseware products. Via a diversified distribution channel, the company is able to target all segments of the market, responding to its customers’ requisite for convenience and value. Despite operating in a highly competitive retail sector, OK Zimbabwe has maintained its dominant position, developing its own brands through the Bon Marche’ Premier Choice and Shopperschoice labels.
OK Zimbabwe Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE). OK is traded on the ZSE under the ticker symbol “OKZ”. OK Zimbabwe Limited is currently the 21st most valuable stock on the ZSE with a market capitalization of ZWL 151 billion, which makes about 1.5% of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange equity market.
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OKZ Stock Market Performance
The current share price of OK Zimbabwe Limited (OKZ) is ZWL 120.91. OKZ closed its last trading day (Wednesday, September 27, 2023) at 120.91 ZWL per share on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE), recording a 2.6% drop from its previous closing price of 124.1308 ZWL. OK began the year with a share price of 32.3194 ZWL and has since gained 274% on that price valuation, ranking it 34th on the ZSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Investors should, however, take caution of OKZ’s recent bad performance, having lost 8% of its value in the past four weeks.
OK Zimbabwe is the fourth most traded stock on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange over the past three months (Jun 27 - Sep 27, 2023). OKZ has traded a total volume of 33.4 million shares valued at ZWL 4.53 billion over the period, with an average of 530,040 traded shares per session. A volume high of 6.85 million was achieved on September 15th for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of OK Zimbabwe on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.
Profile of OK Zimbabwe Limited
OK Zimbabwe Limited operates in the Consumer Services sector, specifically, the Broadline Retailers industry. The company is led by Alex Edgar Siyavora as its Chief Executive Officer, since 2017. The company's board of directors, chaired by Herbert Nkala, is composed of eight members whose names are listed below.
- Nkala, Herbert
- Siyavora, Alex Edgar
Chief Executive Officer
- Katsande, Albert R.
- Lake, David B.
- Kembo, Freeman T.
- Maunze, Rufaro Audrey Mwanatsa
- Mavima, Rose
- Moyo, Rutenhuro James
Factsheet of OK Zimbabwe Limited
- Consumer Services
- Broadline Retailers
- 7 Ramon Road, Graniteside, P. O. Box 3081, Harare, Zimbabwe
- +263-24-2-757-311, +263-24-2-757-319
OKZ Industrial Market Competitors
OK Zimbabwe Limited, issuers of the OKZ stock on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange, have six market competitors who are also engaged in the Consumer Services sector and/or Broadline Retailers industry. The table below presents an overview of their market standing.
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|EDGR||Edgars Stores Limited||61.1B||102.60||+980%|
|UNIF||Unifreight Africa Limited||27.9B||258.00||+400%|
|ZIMP||Zimbabwe Newspapers Limited||6.18B||11.00||+356%|