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Safaricom Plc

SCOM.NR

Latest Trade

29.10KES

Change

-0.20(-0.68%)

Volume

15,141,693

Today's Range

28.65

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29.85

52 Week Range

21.00

 - 

31.50

As of on the Nairobi Stock Exchange ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
29.30
Open
29.85
Volume
15,141,693
3M AVG Volume
173.83
Today's High
29.85
Today's Low
28.65
52 Week High
31.50
52 Week Low
21.00
Shares Out (MIL)
40,065.43
Market Cap (MIL)
1,177,924.00
Forward P/E
16.50
Dividend (Yield %)
4.25

Next Event

Full Year 2020 Safaricom Plc Earnings Release

Latest Developments

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About Safaricom Plc

Safaricom Plc, formerly Safaricom Limited, is a telecommunications company. The Company provides integrated telecommunication services, including mobile and fixed voice, short messaging service (SMS), data, Internet and M-PESA, a service to send and receive money or pay for goods and services through a mobile phone. It also provides financial services and enterprise solutions to businesses and the public sector. The Company's voice services include national and international roaming services. It offers mobile handsets, mobile broadband modems, routers, tablets and notebooks. Its converged business solutions include fixed voice service for corporate and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), mobile solutions and fixed data for homes and businesses using fixed lease lines, and Internet solutions for enterprises and hosted services, such as cloud hosting, domains and security services. The Company offers bill payment, bulk payments and dividend payments.

Industry

Communications Services

Contact Info

P.O. Box 66827

+254.722.003272

https://www.safaricom.co.ke/

Executive Leadership

Nicholas Nganga

Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Michael Joseph

Interim Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Sateesh Kamath

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Sitoyo Lopokoiyit

Chief Financial Services Officer

Paul Matata Kasimu

Chief Human Resources Officer

Key Stats

2.60 mean rating - 15 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, KES)

2017

212.9K

2018

233.7K

2019

251.0K

2020(E)

267.8K
EPS (KES)

2017

1.210

2018

1.100

2019

1.580

2020(E)

1.782
Price To Earnings (TTM)
18.85
Price To Sales (TTM)
4.71
Price To Book (MRQ)
8.16
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
12.04
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
2.79
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
0.00
Return on Investment (TTM)
46.27
Return on Equity (TTM)
34.73

Latest News

Latest News

Kenya's Safaricom plans Ethiopia expansion after profit jump

Kenya's Safaricom <SCOM.NR> plans to bid for one of two Ethiopian telecoms licenses next year in partnership with South Africa's Vodacom <VODJ.J>, it said after posting a jump in first-half profit on Friday.

CEO Collymore, who built Safaricom into $11 billion telco, dies of cancer

Bob Collymore, the chief executive who helped to turn Safaricom Plc <SCOM.NR> into East Africa's most profitable company with an $11 billion valuation, has died after a nearly two-year long battle with cancer.

Kenya's Safaricom shares fall 2.7% following death of CEO

Shares in Kenya's Safaricom Plc opened 2.7% lower at 27.35 shillings ($0.2672) on Monday after the telecoms company announced the death of Chief Executive Robert William Collymore after a nearly two-year battle with cancer, Refinitiv data showed.

Kenya telecoms giant Safaricom's CEO dies of cancer - company

Kenyan telecommunications giant Safaricom's Chief Executive Officer Robert William Collymore has died of cancer, the company said early on Monday.

UPDATE 2-Kenya's Safaricom warns that higher taxes could hit demand

Kenya's Safaricom Plc warned on Friday that steep increases in taxes on mobile telephone and mobile internet access services could slow its momentum in the second half.

Kenya's Safaricom first-half revenue jumps nearly 8 pct

Kenya's Safaricom Plc posted a rise of 7.7 percent in revenue for the first half ended September, driven by growth in its mobile financial services and data, the firm said on Friday.

UPDATE 2-Kenya's Safaricom restores services after voice and data outage

Safaricom restored services on Sunday after suffering a voice and data outage that affected critical transmission equipment, Kenya’s biggest telecoms company said.

Kenya's Safaricom hit by voice and data outage

Safaricom has suffered a voice and data outage affecting critical transmission equipment because of a damaged fibre link, Kenya’s biggest telecoms company said on Sunday.

Exclusive: Kenya's Safaricom taking M-Pesa to Ethiopia, sources say

Kenya's Safaricom <SCOM.NR> is in advanced talks with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service, a major step towards establishing a toe-hold in the market of 100 million people, two sources said on Tuesday.

Kenyan ride-hailing app Little sells stake of around 10 pct for $3 mln

Kenyan taxi-hailing firm, Little, which has a partnership with telecoms operator Safaricom , has sold just under 10 percent of its shares to an unnamed Indian investor for $3 million, it said on Monday.

Kenyan regulator could force Safaricom to share agents' network

Kenya's largest telecoms operator Safaricom could be forced to offer rivals access to its transmission sites and its vast network of mobile money outlets if a draft regulatory report on boosting competition in the sector is implemented.

UPDATE 3-Kenya's Safaricom warns of price controls threat

* Company controls about 72 pct of Kenya's mobile market (Recasts with chairman's comments on regulations)

Kenya's Safaricom expects EBIT to jump 7-12 pct in FY19

Kenya's largest telecoms operator Safaricom said on Wednesday that it expects its earnings before interest and taxation (EBIT) to rise by 7-12 percent in its financial year to next March.

Kenya's Safaricom pilots messaging app linked to mobile money

Safaricom, Kenya's biggest telecoms company, is piloting a social messaging app that will link to its mobile money platform in an attempt to move the company into the application business, the company said on Tuesday.

Safaricom pilots messaging app linked to mobile money

Safaricom, Kenya's biggest telecoms company, is piloting a social messaging app that will link to its mobile money platform in an attempt to move the company into the application business, the company said on Tuesday.

Telkom Kenya and Airtel seek merger to take on Safaricom: sources

Telkom Kenya plans to merge operations with Indian-owned Bharti Airtel's <BRTI.NS> local unit as a first step to acquiring all of Airtel's assets, sources said on Tuesday, creating a stronger challenger to market leader Safaricom.

Vodacom Tanzania picks Safaricom executive as its new managing director

Vodacom Tanzania <VODA.TZ> on Monday named Safaricom's <SCOM.NR> head of consumer business as its new managing director to lead the company that listed in Dar es Salaam last year amid government efforts to expand local ownership of the industry.

BRIEF-PayPal, Safaricom and TransferTo Announce Collaboration in Kenya

* PAYPAL HOLDINGS - CO, SAFARICOM ANNOUNCED COLLABORATION THAT ENABLES KENYANS TO MOVE MONEY BETWEEN M-PESA AND PAYPAL ACCOUNTS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Kenya mobile phone firms to offer cross-network cash transfers

Kenya's three top telecom companies will offer cross-network money transfers by mobile phone, they said on Friday, in a move expected to boost competition in a lucrative market dominated by Safaricom.

CORRECTED-With revamped T-kash, Telkom Kenya aims to challenge Safaricom's dominance

Telkom Kenya relaunched a mobile financial services platform on Monday that it hopes can challenge Safaricom's dominance of Kenya's lucrative mobile money market.

Quote and financial data from Refinitiv. Fund performance data provided by Lipper. All quotes delayed a minimum of 15 minutes.

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