Best Shares in Kenya for Investors in the Last Year

Nairobi Securities Exchange

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 YEAR.

Unga Group Limited is an agricultural holding company in Kenya which mills wheat and maize and processes baked products and animal nutrition and health products. The company is divided in products produced for human consumption and animal consumption.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 9.35%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 3.05%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 12.59%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 1.33%
Latest Price: 30.40 -4.25%

Eaagads Limited grows, blends and sells coffee for the domestic market in Kenya and for export. Eaagads Estate is a coffee farm owned by Eaagads Company Limited and managed by Kofinaf Company Limited.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 13.98%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 0.00%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 3.86%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 0.00%
Latest Price: 13.45

Crown Paints (Kenya) Limited manufactures and sells a range of paints and adhesives for the home decor, construction and industrial sectors. The company supplies markets in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somali, South Sudan and the DRC.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 15.43%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: -4.77%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 16.39%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 10.55%
Latest Price: 41.90 -4.77%

Sameer Africa Limited manufactures and imports tyres and automotive products and sells them through distribution outlets in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. Products in its range sold under the Yana brand name include passenger textile and steel-belted radials, light truck radial and bias and tyres for trucks, buses, agricultural, industrial and off-road vehicles.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 15.76%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 5.21%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 60.96%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 57.20%
Latest Price: 4.04 -0.25%

Umeme Limited is a power utility company managing the distribution of electricity, electricity supply and after-sales service in Uganda and power sharing with Africa sub-regions. Its electricity distribution division manages the operation, maintenance, upgrading and expansion of the distribution network in Uganda.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 19.86%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: -12.28%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 0.57%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: -12.28%
Latest Price: 7.00 2.04%

Stanbic Holdings Plc is a financial service, insurance agency and stock broking company in Kenya offering products and services to the personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking sectors. The company also has division servicing clients in the Republic of South Sudan.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 21.91%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 3.13%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: -4.13%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: -8.56%
Latest Price: 98.75 8.82%

BOC Kenya Plc (BOC), established in Mombasa, Kenya, in 1940, is a leading supplier of industrial, medical and special gases in East Africa. In 1947 the company started operations in Nairobi and later years, in Kisumu, Kampala, Mwanza and Dar-es-Salaam.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 21.95%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: -6.25%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: -6.25%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 0.00%
Latest Price: 75.00

Sanlam Kenya Plc (formerly Pan Africa Insurance Holdings Co. Ltd) is an insurance company which underwrites classes of short- and long-term insurance businesses in Kenya.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 21.95%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: -7.69%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 9.09%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: -14.29%
Latest Price: 12.00

Kapchorua Tea Company Limited grows tea in Kenya and manufactures and sells tea products under the brand name Williamson Tea. The company also has interests in forestry.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 25.88%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 20.22%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 7.27%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 20.22%
Latest Price: 107.00 9.46%

Car & General Limited supplies power generation, automotive, engineering and agricultural equipment in Kenya. The company also imports and markets brands which are global leaders in various markets; including two- and three-wheeler vehicles, tractors, outboard engines, air compressors, laundry equipment and water pumps.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 65.66%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 9.75%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: -36.38%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 17.54%
Latest Price: 43.90 5.78%

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