There are certain shares of companies in Kenya that are likely to perform better than others. According to experts, consumer companies are likely to perform better than others, while multiple investment companies are always a good idea for investors.
The choice in shares will depend on each retail investor, their investor type, risk profile, and investment goals and objectives. The process involved with selecting individual shares can be tedious and therefore we have provided a comprehensive analysis of the best 5 shares to buy in Kenya.
Jubilee Holdings Limited (NSE: JUB)
Jubilee Holdings Limited (Jubilee) is an investment holding company based in Kenya which is ranked 9th on the NSE in terms of year-to-date performance.
Jubilee is the 41st most-traded stock on the NSE and has experienced a total trading volume of 292,500 during the past three months. A volume high of 48,400 was achieved in late August, and the outlook for this share is positive from the perspective of analysts and investors alike.
|Current Price||359.25 KES|
|Price One Year Ago||220.00 KES|
|Shares Outstanding||72.5 Million|
British American Tobacco Kenya (NSE: BAT)
British American Tobacco Kenya (BAT) is a Kenyan company involved with the manufacture and sale of various cigarettes and tobacco.
BAT is ranked 7th on the NSE where year-to-date performance is concerned, and it is the 35th most-traded company on the NSE, with a total trading volume of 599,800 shares in the last three months, executed in 325 deals, valued at a total KES 271 million.
|Current Price||462.00 KES|
|Price One Year Ago||329.50 KES|
|Shares Outstanding||100 Million|
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Equity Group Holdings Limited (NSE: EQTY)
Equity Group Holdings Limited (Equity) is involved with the business of retail banking, microfinance, and other related services to individuals as well as small and medium-sized businesses.
Equity is ranked fifth on the NSE where year-to-date performance is concerned, and it is the second most-traded share on the NSE, with a total trading volume of 90.3 million shares traded in the last three months.
|Current Price||51.00 KES|
|Price One Year Ago||36.90 KES|
|Shares Outstanding||3.77 Billion|
KCB Group Limited (NSE: KCB)
KCB Group Limited (KCB Group), formerly known as Kenya Commercial Bank, is a Kenyan Bank that provides both corporate and retail banking services.
KCB Group ranks 11th on the NSE according to year-to-date performance and it is the fifth most-traded stock on the NSE with a total trading volume of 54.2 million recorded for the past three months.
|Current Price||46.60 KES|
|Price One Year Ago||36.75 KES|
|Shares Outstanding||3.09 Billion|
Bamburi Cement Limited (NSE: BAMB)
Bamburi Cement Limited (Bamburi) is a Kenyan company that is involved with the manufacture and sale of cement and related products. Bamburi is ranked 35th on the NSE where year-to-date performance is concerned.
Bamburi is the 14th most-traded share on the NSE, and it recorded a trading volume of 13.8 million shares in the past three months, valued at a total of KES 256 million.
|Current Price||38.15 KES|
|Price One Year Ago||20.00 KES|
|Shares Outstanding||363 Million|