Safaricom Plc


Safaricom Plc

TelecommunicationsMobile Telecommunications
  • Price (KES)39.00
  • Today's Change0.00 / 0.00%
  • Shares traded5.37m
  • 1 Year change+32.43%
  • Beta0.5318
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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)257.02bn
  • Net income in KES71.53bn
  • Incorporated--
  • Employees5.62k
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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 QPSC870.52bn33.97bn718.59bn1.83k21.151.052.470.82550.35170.35179.017.100.32860.80766.36--1.622.362.483.5898.6666.034.936.810.94562.080.566754.60-3.51-2.14-34.69-11.87-9.74-3.58
MTN Group Limited1.23tn126.09bn1.02tn19.29k7.781.312.530.8269.199.1989.7654.680.4986--5.148,452,457.005.733.318.024.7664.8661.1411.506.36--2.780.6198171.2412.560.60924.37-22.273.43-15.07
Itissalat Al Maghrib Ste SA453.04bn66.82bn1.47tn10.61k21.979.3711.323.246.176.1741.8314.470.572818.303.17--9.809.5935.8930.4385.2779.1817.1016.730.353612.060.5496100.880.69011.5098.94-0.6225-13.09-8.81
Safaricom Plc257.02bn71.53bn1.56tn5.62k21.8113.0114.426.081.791.796.433.001.1325.1310.7245,708,860.0031.4332.1056.1144.4771.1166.3427.8324.060.491--0.231778.994.959.9517.8718.241.1516.95
Vodacom Group Ltd713.52bn129.83bn1.73tn7.64k12.562.447.082.429.919.9154.4551.060.53723.464.1712,328,360.0010.1012.8214.1518.2564.1962.3518.8117.351.12--0.350694.304.754.027.574.701.630.2567
Data as of Feb 25 2021. Currency figures normalised to Safaricom Plc's reporting currency: Kenya Shilling KES

Institutional shareholders

5.00%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLCas of 31 Dec 2020886.95m2.21%
Harding Loevner LPas of 31 Dec 2020386.96m0.97%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 2019131.94m0.33%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 31 Oct 2020112.01m0.28%
Gilder, Gagnon, Howe & Co. LLCas of 31 Dec 202092.72m0.23%
Nikko Asset Management Americas, Inc.as of 09 Dec 201986.09m0.22%
Van Eck Associates Corp.as of 04 Feb 202183.18m0.21%
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd.as of 31 Jan 202178.97m0.20%
FIL Investment Advisors (UK) Ltd.as of 31 Dec 202074.07m0.19%
Old Mutual Investment Group (Pty) Ltd.as of 30 Sep 202071.11m0.18%
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Data from 31 Dec 2019 - 31 Dec 2020Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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