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.
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OKZ Stock Market Performance
The current share price of OK Zimbabwe Limited (OKZ) is ZWL 20.9964. OKZ closed its last trading day (Friday, September 24, 2021) at 20.9964 ZWL per share on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE), recording an 18.3% gain over its previous closing price of 17.7497 ZWL. OK began the year with a share price of 8.9731 ZWL and has since gained 134% on that price valuation, ranking it 41st on the ZSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders can be optimistic about OKZ knowing the stock has accrued 32% over the past four-week period alone—fifth best on ZSE.
OK Zimbabwe is the third most traded stock on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange over the past three months (Jun 28 - Sep 24, 2021). OKZ has traded a total volume of 42 million shares valued at ZWL 697 million over the period, with an average of 667,059 traded shares per session. A volume high of 4.43 million was achieved on June 30th, and a low of 3,900 on September 7th, 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
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7 Ramon Road, Graniteside, P. O. Box 3081, Harare, Zimbabwe
OKZ Industrial Market Competitors
OK Zimbabwe Limited, issuers of the OKZ stock on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange, have seven 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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