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Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited (NSE: LBTY)

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 5 May 2022

Overview of Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited

Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited, formerly CFC Insurance Holdings Ltd, is a Kenya-based holding company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited offers life and property or casualty insurance coverage.

Today, Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited’s portfolio of products and services are diversified in more sectors of the Financials value chain and include the following: provides life assurance, superannuation, industrial life assurance, bond investment and business incidental insurance services as well as insurance products and services for aviation, engineering, fire, liability, marine, private and commercial vehicles, personal accident, theft, workmen’s compensation and employer’s liability insurance.

Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited also offers asset management and property development services for the private and corporate sectors in Kenya.

The history of Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited goes back to 1964 when it was founded, and it listed on 1 January 2007.

Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited has its head offices at Liberty House, Mamlaka Road, Nairobi,Kenya.

Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited renders its services in 15 countries in the Africa sub-region.

The current Managing Director and Executive Director of Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited is Mike L. du Toit.

Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited’s equity stocks are for sale online on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) under the stock symbol LBTY.

Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited forms part of the Insurance (Life) Industry and the Financials Sector of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).

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Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited Stock Performance

The current price for Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited stocks on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) is 7.76 Kenyan Shilling (KES).

LBTY stocks closed a recent trading day (22 October 2021) at 7.76 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), experiencing a 0.5 % drop from its previous closing price of 7.80 KES.

An analysis of financial data of Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 4.16 Billion KES, with a Price/Earning ratio of 6.31 and earnings per share of 1.23 KES. A total of 536 Million shares were outstanding.

Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited had stable profits for the 2021 mid-year period and earned a total of 3,868 million KES in premiums, with a net investment income of 354 million KES and total revenue of 5,559 million KES.

With an increase of earnings per share and reliable profits over a period, investors who want to buy or sell Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited stocks can look forward to more profitable dividends and earnings in times to come.

According to an analysis on the live chart of Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited, analysts forecast further improved performance for the Financials sector with market share growing as trading volumes increase.


Highlights of Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited in 2021

Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 7.70 Kenyan Shilling (KES) on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), and it has gained 0.78 % in value on its price valuation, ranking 31st on the NSE where its year-to-date performance is concerned.

Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited is currently the 43rd most-traded stock on the NSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 258,500 shares, which were finalised in 227 deals and were valued at a total of 2.17 million Kenyan Shilling (KES) over the recent three month period from July to October 2021, with an average of 4,103 shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 27,500 was achieved on 13 August.

How to buy Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited stocks – Step by Step

The stock market is one of the most attractive financial markets that sees millions of retail investors and traders participating daily. To buy, sell or trade Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited stocks on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), traders and investors can follow a few simple steps:

  1. Find the share that you want to buy, in this case, “LBTY”.
  2. Select a forex broker that offers access to the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
  3. Review the broker's trading conditions, fees, deposit and withdrawal methods, trading platform, customer support, regulation, and other components to ensure that they are aligned with your trading plan.
  4. Open a live trading account with the broker by completing the online application form and providing the necessary documentation to verify the trading account.
  5. Once your account has been activated, you are ready to make your first share purchase through the broker.
  6. From here you can start to build and diversify your portfolio by buying more shares.


The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)was established in 1954 as the leading stock exchange in East Africa and offers world class trading facilities for local and foreign investors looking to gain exposure to the country’s rising economy.

The bourse is based in the capital of Kenya, one of the fastest-growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa. The NSE operates under the jurisdiction of the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya and is overseen by a board of directors. In 2014, the NSE demutualised and became listed on the main board of its own exchange.

In 2011, the NSE introduced the FTSE NSE Kenya 15 and FTSE NSE Kenya 25 indices for the creation of index tracking funds and derivative products and as performance benchmarks.

Nigel Firth
Nigel has been in the regulated financial services industry for nearly a decade, has previously owned a financial brokerage and has written many times for sites relating to personal finance and trading.