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Kenya Power and Lighting NASE:KPLC Stock Report

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01 Dec, 2022


Company Financials +
KPLC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health4/6

KPLC Stock Overview

The Kenya Power and Lighting Company PLC engages in the transmission, distribution, and retail of electricity in Kenya.

The Kenya Power and Lighting Company PLC Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Kenya Power and Lighting
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceKSh1.49
52 Week HighKSh2.11
52 Week LowKSh1.30
1 Month Change-17.68%
3 Month Change0%
1 Year Change-14.86%
3 Year Change-50.33%
5 Year Change-84.64%
Change since IPO3,118.70%

Recent News & Updates

Recent updates

Shareholder Returns

KPLCKE Electric UtilitiesKE Market

Return vs Industry: KPLC underperformed the KE Electric Utilities industry which returned 17.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KPLC exceeded the KE Market which returned -22.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is KPLC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KPLC volatility
KPLC Average Weekly Movement6.5%
Electric Utilities Industry Average Movement5.2%
Market Average Movement5.4%
10% most volatile stocks in KE Market9.8%
10% least volatile stocks in KE Market2.3%

Stable Share Price: KPLC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of KE stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KPLC's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1922n/aBernard Ngugi

The Kenya Power and Lighting Company PLC engages in the transmission, distribution, and retail of electricity in Kenya. The company purchases electricity generated from geothermal, hydro, thermal, solar, cogeneration, and wind sources. It serves approximately 8.4 million customers.

The Kenya Power and Lighting Company PLC Fundamentals Summary

How do Kenya Power and Lighting's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
KPLC fundamental statistics
Market CapKSh2.91b
Earnings (TTM)KSh5.17b
Revenue (TTM)KSh158.67b


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P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
KPLC income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueKSh105.15b
Gross ProfitKSh53.53b
Other ExpensesKSh48.36b

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)2.65
Gross Margin33.73%
Net Profit Margin3.26%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did KPLC perform over the long term?

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