Safaricom Plc


Safaricom Plc

TelecommunicationsTelecommunications Service Providers
  • Price (KES)24.35
  • Today's Change-0.10 / -0.41%
  • Shares traded953.29k
  • 1 Year change-43.37%
  • Beta0.8591
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About the company

Safaricom Plc is a Kenya-based technology company. The Company is engaged in providing a range of services and solutions, including mobile voice, messaging, data, financial and converged services, and digital services that enable commercial and personal platforms as well as ecosystem partnerships. The Company offers DigiFarm, which is an integrated mobile platform that offers farmers convenient, one-stop access to a suite of information and financial services. It offers loans and insurance to farmers. It provides M-PESA, a mobile phone-based money transfer service, payments, and a micro-financing service platform. It also offers Fuliza, which is an overdraft facility that enables customers to access an unsecured line of credit by overdrawing on M-PESA to cover short-term cash flow shortfalls subject to applicable predetermined limits. The Company offers Lipa na M-PESA (LNM), which enables merchants to transact using a till number to collect payments from customers.

  • Revenue in KES (TTM)298.08bn
  • Net income in KES69.65bn
  • Incorporated--
  • Employees5.94k
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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)
Bezeq the Israeli Telecomunictn Corp Ltd306.12bn36.89bn576.98bn5.48k15.9111.275.721.880.38030.38033.150.5370.640817.165.691,621,918.007.721.2610.341.7183.1982.9112.
Ooredoo QPSC878.45bn82.21bn934.37bn1.83k11.371.
Safaricom Plc298.08bn69.65bn1.08tn5.94k15.577.7710.093.641.741.747.443.481.0326.9310.9950,173,020.0023.3830.9637.1344.2769.3164.9022.6425.030.620915.780.12679.0912.906.961.427.5329.40--
Itissalat Al Maghrib Ste SA395.61bn40.01bn1.15tn9.81k28.779.307.282.914.094.0940.4712.660.565213.862.733,626,338.007.229.6428.3931.6686.1378.2612.7816.850.350912.850.494893.93-2.660.303410.791.42-3.29-5.55
Vodacom Group Ltd703.66bn117.55bn1.54tn8.13k12.432.616.932.199.849.8458.9046.910.587225.884.9712,633,550.0010.1410.6314.9114.9262.4062.8117.2617.760.845141.950.380493.274.514.803.515.053.440.4774
MTN Group Limited1.32tn130.92bn1.56tn19.30k11.811.983.931.1910.2510.25103.3161.270.5333--5.83--6.434.049.825.8573.4768.4912.067.90--3.980.554369.561.274.19-19.22---0.0125-15.59
Data as of Oct 05 2022. Currency figures normalised to Safaricom Plc's reporting currency: Kenya Shilling KES

Institutional shareholders

5.22%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLCas of 31 Jul 2022951.16m2.37%
Harding Loevner LPas of 29 Jul 2022271.03m0.68%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 2021216.95m0.54%
Baillie Gifford & Co.as of 31 Aug 2022179.08m0.45%
Nikko Asset Management Americas, Inc.as of 30 Jun 2022134.17m0.34%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 31 Aug 202282.42m0.21%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 30 Jun 202268.55m0.17%
ACTIAM NVas of 31 Jul 202266.01m0.17%
Old Mutual Investment Group (Pty) Ltd.as of 30 Sep 202164.23m0.16%
NNIP Advisors BVas of 31 Mar 202258.00m0.15%
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Data from 30 Sep 2021 - 30 Jun 2022Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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