Safaricom Plc


Safaricom Plc

TelecommunicationsTelecommunications Service Providers
  • Price (KES)26.80
  • Today's Change0.25 / 0.94%
  • Shares traded3.04m
  • 1 Year change-34.95%
  • Beta0.7794
Data delayed at least 30 minutes, as of May 26 2022 09:29 BST.
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About the company

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.

  • Revenue in KES (TTM)285.95bn
  • Net income in KES72.78bn
  • Incorporated--
  • Employees4.44k
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Ooredoo QPSC901.79bn16.37bn741.39bn1.83k45.290.99422.700.82210.16010.16018.827.290.396523.817.47--
Safaricom Plc285.95bn72.78bn1.06tn4.44k14.727.799.523.721.801.807.093.411.0222.1010.8664,461,250.0025.9033.1950.3446.0369.1065.6325.4125.220.395919.710.313679.080.56746.17-6.7612.503.5312.51
Itissalat Al Maghrib Ste SA425.79bn73.83bn1.29tn10.24k17.549.326.,537,005.0011.179.5945.5430.4385.4377.8919.7716.730.370513.880.5293100.930.69011.5098.94-0.6225-13.09-8.81
Data as of May 26 2022. Currency figures normalised to Safaricom Plc's reporting currency: Kenya Shilling KES

Institutional shareholders

5.53%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLCas of 31 Mar 2022962.88m2.40%
Harding Loevner LPas of 31 Mar 2022322.28m0.80%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 2021216.95m0.54%
Baillie Gifford & Co.as of 29 Apr 2022177.94m0.44%
Nikko Asset Management Americas, Inc.as of 31 Dec 2021134.17m0.34%
FIL Investment Advisors (UK) Ltd.as of 31 Jan 2022110.91m0.28%
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd.as of 30 Apr 202282.45m0.21%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 31 Jan 202274.70m0.19%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 30 Apr 202267.81m0.17%
ACTIAM NVas of 31 Mar 202266.01m0.17%
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Data from 31 Dec 2021 - 31 Mar 2022Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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