The markets closed the day at an interesting note on Tuesday. Some unlikely ‘visitors’ featured among the top gainers, banks swept the top movers’ table while some had to content with the top losing pact.
The top gainers of the day were; East African Cables, Kenya Re-Insurance, National Bank, Sameer Africa, and Unga Group.
The East African Cables and Kenya Re-Insurance gainer 10.00 percent each at the price of 2.31 and 13.75 shillings per share respectively.
National Bank and Sameer Africa gained 9.49 and 9.09 percent at the price of 4.50 and 2.40 shillings per share respectively while Unga Group gained 7.94 percent at the price of 34.00 shillings per share.
Eveready East Africa, I&M Holdings, WPP ScanGroup, Express, and Flame Tree Group were the top five laggards of the day.
Eveready East Africa and I&M Holdings lost 10.00 and 9.93 percent at the price of 0.90 and 63.50 shillings per share respectively.
WPP ScanGroup, Express, and Flame Tree Group lost 9.90, 9.73 and 9.27 percent at the price of 13.65, 5.94 and 2.25 shillings per share respectively.
Safaricom led Equity Group, Barclays Bank, KCB Group and Co-operative Bank to dominate the top movers’ table although the bankers carried the day.
Safaricom sold 8.46 million shares while Equity Group and Barclays Bank sold 7.93 and 6.73 million shares respectively. KCB Group and Co-operative Bank sold 697,900 and 549,600 shares respectively.