Safaricom Plc


Safaricom Plc

TelecommunicationsMobile Telecommunications
  • Price (KES)38.25
  • Today's Change1.25 / 3.38%
  • Shares traded62.80m
  • 1 Year change+19.53%
  • Beta0.6474
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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
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Bezeq the Israeli Telecomunictn Corp Ltd310.35bn31.80bn438.20bn5.41k13.6621.034.491.410.3290.3293.220.21370.654116.215.241,627,589.006.701.329.001.7982.3283.0810.
Ooredoo QPSC907.51bn-33.80bn690.11bn1.83k--1.102.870.7604-0.3438-0.34389.236.410.360129.4413.26---0.27572.36-0.41113.5862.0366.03-0.76576.811.111.460.558154.60-3.51-2.14-34.69-11.87-9.74-3.58
Itissalat Al Maghrib Ste SA441.23bn76.50bn1.51tn10.24k19.7810.517.013.437.147.1441.2113.440.565116.872.773,537,005.0011.179.5945.5430.4385.4377.8919.7716.730.370513.880.5293100.930.69011.5098.94-0.6225-13.09-8.81
Safaricom Plc285.95bn72.78bn1.52tn4.44k21.0711.1613.635.321.801.807.093.411.0222.1010.8664,461,250.0025.9033.1950.3446.0369.1065.6325.4125.220.395919.710.313679.080.56746.17-6.7612.503.5312.51
Vodacom Group Ltd692.33bn111.09bn1.70tn7.88k14.473.017.712.459.269.2657.7244.510.570726.644.7812,738,290.009.4811.4313.0115.9462.4662.8416.6217.581.0227.250.356294.128.334.194.005.12-0.18050.7436
MTN Group Limited1.26tn52.30bn2.04tn19.30k37.892.656.541.634.144.1499.5459.340.5154--5.489,430,319.002.972.854.324.0672.5465.665.765.56--2.360.5606120.5118.424.0587.05-3.37-1.18--
Data as of Nov 26 2021. Currency figures normalised to Safaricom Plc's reporting currency: Kenya Shilling KES

Institutional shareholders

5.42%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLCas of 30 Sep 2021937.56m2.34%
Harding Loevner LPas of 30 Sep 2021346.98m0.87%
Baillie Gifford & Co.as of 29 Oct 2021150.18m0.38%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 2020147.16m0.37%
Nikko Asset Management Americas, Inc.as of 30 Jun 2021136.73m0.34%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 31 Jul 2021135.53m0.34%
Gilder, Gagnon, Howe & Co. LLCas of 30 Sep 202189.41m0.22%
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd.as of 04 Nov 202179.99m0.20%
FIL Investment Advisors (UK) Ltd.as of 30 Sep 202178.33m0.20%
Old Mutual Investment Group (Pty) Ltd.as of 30 Sep 202071.11m0.18%
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Data from 31 Dec 2020 - 30 Sep 2021Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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