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.

BK Group Plc (Formerly Bank of Kigali Limited) is the largest bank in Rwanda by total assets, with 36.1% market share as of 31 March 2014. The Bank has a distribution network comprising 65 branches, 66 ATMs and 620 agent outlets and serves over 223,000 individuals and 20,000 legal entities.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 11.47%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 9.81%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: -5.87%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 0.51%
Latest Price: 29.65

Standard Chartered Bank Limited is a financial services institution in Kenya offering banking products and services to the personal, commercial and corporate sectors. The financial institution is a subsidiary of Standard Chartered Bank Limited and has a presence in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 13.06%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 3.02%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 6.23%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 4.88%
Latest Price: 145.00 0.52%

East African Portland Cement Company Limited manufactures and sells cement for the building and construction sectors in East Africa. The company produces a range of cement products including Portland cement and Portland pozzolanic cement for cementing, mortar and concreate building applications.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 14.00%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 1.27%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 5.84%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 1.01%
Latest Price: 7.98

Williamson Tea Kenya Limited cultivates, manufactures and sells tea in Kenya and exports to international markets. The company operates tea farms in Changoi, Kaimosi, Kapchorua and Tinderet.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 15.16%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 0.00%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: -4.15%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: -8.68%
Latest Price: 150.00 3.45%

Sasini Limited grows tea and coffee in Kenya and produces, stores and markets bulk tea and coffee for domestic consumption and export to Africa sub-regions. Through wholly-owned subsidiaries, Sasini Limited has interests in the tea, coffee, dairy, livestock, horticulture and tourism sectors in Kenya.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 15.38%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 0.00%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: -9.29%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 0.00%
Latest Price: 21.00

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: 20.18%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: -6.14%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: -10.86%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: -4.29%
Latest Price: 39.00

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: 28.05%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 0.00%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: -4.55%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: -8.70%
Latest Price: 105.00

NCBA Group Plc is a financial services institution in Kenya offering banking products and services for the retail, commercial and corporate sectors. It also offers stock brokerage, bancassurance, leasing and investment banking services through operations in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

  • ★ 1 YEAR return: 32.19%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 7.58%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 12.20%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 3.65%
Latest Price: 32.65 -1.66%

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: 40.00%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: 0.00%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: -17.65%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 0.00%
Latest Price: 420.00

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: 55.80%
  • ★ 1 WEEK return: -6.00%
  • ★ 3 MONTH return: 8.46%
  • ★ 1 MONTH return: 13.25%
Latest Price: 2.82 6.82%

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