Best Shares in Kenya for Investors in the Last Week

The Nairobi Securities Exchange is home to some of the largest companies in Kenya and East Africa.

These are the best performing companies in the last WEEK.

Kenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB Bank) is a financial services institution in Kenya offering products and services to the commercial sector. The banking group offers a full-service offering for commercial and corporate clients and runs an Agency banking model.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: -9.73%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 8.07%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 16.41%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: -1.29%
Latest Price: 42.20 1.08%

East African Breweries PLC brews and produces alcoholic beverages made from malt and barley and sells them to domestic markets in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and South Sudan. Products in its range include Tusker, Tusker Malt Lager, Tusker Lite, Tusker Premium Cider, Pilsner Lager, Pilsner Ice Lager, White Cap Lager, White Cap Light, Windhoek Lager, Bell Lager, Serengeti Premium Lager, Senator Lager, Guinness, Balozi Lager, Kibo Gold and Allsopps Lager.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: -13.27%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 8.38%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 11.69%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 11.69%
Latest Price: 155.25 0.16%

Absa Bank Kenya Plc formerly known as Barclays Bank of Kenya Limited is a leading financial service provider in Kenya offering banking products and services to the consumer and corporate sectors under the categories Personal Banking, Prestige Banking, Premier Banking, Corporate, Treasury and Lie Assurance. The company specialises in offering solutions for specialist investment banking, financing, risk management and advisory services for corporates, financial institutions and government clients.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 18.37%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 8.92%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 16.70%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 6.42%
Latest Price: 11.60 1.75%

Olympia Capital Holdings Limited manufactures and sells products for the home restoration, building and construction sectors in Kenya. Products in its range include floor tiles, PVC windows and door frames, cleaning chemicals, adhesives as well as fire prevention equipment and water pumps sold through its subsidiary, Mather & Platt (Kenya) Limited.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 9.63%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 9.63%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 6.70%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 6.22%
Latest Price: 2.39 0.84%

Limuru Tea PLC (formerly Limuru Tea Company Limited) owns 275 hectares of tea plantations situated four kilometres to the east of Limuru Town. The Company is an outgrower to Unilever Tea Kenya Limited (UTKL), the largest private sector tea company in Kenya.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 69.00%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 9.74%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 58.44%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 58.44%
Latest Price: 507.00 9.74%

Equity Bank Limited is a financial services institution in Kenya providing banking products and services for the personal, commercial and corporate sectors. The company offers a full-service offering ranging from transactional accounts and digital banking to school fees collection, custody investment and group accounts, trade finance, asset finance and microfinance loans.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 3.00%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 10.75%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 9.23%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 14.44%
Latest Price: 51.50 6.74%

East Africa Cables Limited manufactures electrical cables and conductors in Kenya and sells its products through retail outlets in East and Central Africa. The company produces utility cables which include aluminium overhead conductors for aerial transmission lines and service drop cables for secondary overhead transmission; feeders to residential homes; cables for power and lighting circuits; home electrical appliances; and armoured and non-armoured cables for electricity distribution.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: -18.06%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 11.32%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 7.27%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 12.38%
Latest Price: 1.18 -1.67%

Centum Investment Limited is an equity firm specialising in investing in areas of growth, developmental capital and buyouts and seek to make equity investments between US$2 and US$20 million. The company invests in enterprises in the agricultural, education, healthcare, energy, financial services, insurance, information and communication technology, food and beverages, catering, automotive, publishing, real estate, power and FMCG sectors.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: -38.78%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 12.00%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: -20.33%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: -4.80%
Latest Price: 9.52 0.85%

Bamburi Cement Limited manufactures and sells cement and cement products for the building sector in Kenya and Uganda. The company exports its products to Reunion, Uganda and Mayotle.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: -1.32%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 13.46%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 1.35%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 5.78%
Latest Price: 37.50 0.54%

Uchumi Supermarkets Limited is a leading retail company in Kenya which sells food, non-food and textile products as well as general merchandise through a network of Uchumi retail outlets. The company also provides property management services.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: -7.41%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 25.00%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 31.58%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 25.00%
Latest Price: 0.25 4.17%

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