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Ellah Lakes Plc (NGX: ELLAHLAKES) | Share Price

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 20 May 2024

Ellah Lakes Plc was a fish farming company but has since refocused on the production of Oil Palm and its derivative products and is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX).

Investors have seen Ellah Lakes Plc shares perform well historically, and it remains a steady investment. Ellah Lakes Plc stock is live on the NGX under the stock symbol of ELLAHLAKES and is available to trade via several brokers in Nigeria.

Overview of Ellah Lakes Plc

Ellah Lakes supplied Nigerian households with great meals sourced through sustainable fishing practices for decades and led the industry in caring for the environment and sustainability, ensuring that nature will continue to replenish herself to meet the demands of a growing population.

Until 2016, Ellah Lakes Plc produced and marketed freshwater fish, but ceased commercial operations due to unrest in the Niger Delta region.

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In May 2019, Ellah Lakes acquired Telluria Farms, an Oil Palm production company and refocused the corporate mission to proceed with the production of Oil Palm and its derivative products. With the acquisition, Ellah Lakes owns a land bank of 2,400 hectares dedicated to the production of Oil Palm.

Today, Ellah Lakes Plc’s portfolio of products and services are diversified in more sectors of the agricultural value chain and started with the production of oil palm and its derivatives. It is also involved in cultivation, processing, and refining of oil palm.

The history of Ellah Lakes Plc goes back to 1980 when it was founded by the late Senator F. J. Ellah. It listed on 24 January 1993.

Ellah Lakes Plc has its head offices at 13 Forces Avenue, Old G. R. A., Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

The current CEO of Ellah Lakes Plc is Chuka Mordi.

Ellah Lakes Plc's equity stocks are for sale online on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX) under the stock symbol ELLAHLAKES.

Ellah Lakes Plc forms part of the Agricultural Sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX).

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Ellah Lakes Plc Stock Performance

The current price, at the time of writing, for Ellah Lakes Plc stocks on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX) is 4.25 Nigerian Naira (NGN).

An analysis of financial data of Ellah Lakes Plc showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 8.5 Billion NGN, with a Price/Earning ratio of 0 and earnings per share of 0 NGN.  A total of 2 Billion shares were outstanding.

An analysis of financial data of Ellah Lakes Plc shows that profits for the fourth quarter of 2021, which ended in July was -832,136, with a year-to-date growth in overall assets to 10.08 billion NGN from 5.63 billion NGN, with substantial increases in both cash and cash equivalents.

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

According to an analysis on the live chart of Ellah Lakes Plc, analysts forecast further improved performance for the agricultural sector with market share growing as trading volumes increase.

Highlights of Ellah Lakes Plc in 2021

Ellah Lakes Plc is currently the 45th most-traded stock on the NGX and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 57.2 million shares, which were finalised in 114 deals and were valued at a total of 243 million Nigerian Naira (NGN) over the recent three month period from July to October 2021, with an average of 907,630 shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 26.6 million was achieved on 30 July.

How to buy Ellah Lakes Plc 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 Ellah Lakes Plc stocks on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX), traders and investors can follow a few simple steps:

  1. Find the share that you want to buy, in this case, “ELLAHLAKES”.
  2. Select a forex broker that offers access to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX).
  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 Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX) (officially the Nigerian Exchange Group) is a leading integrated market organisation in Africa servicing the continent’s largest economy, that of Nigeria. The Exchange provides capital access to companies that seek to take advantage of the financial markets to fund their business expansion. The NGX also provides its collection of domestic, regional, and international investors with an array of regulated securities to achieve their investment objectives.

The NGX publishes the benchmark, value-weighted All-Share Index (ASI), formulated in January 1984 with a base value of 100 and which tracks the general market movement of all listed equities on the Exchange.

The NGX30 and NGX50 are additional indices that track the top 30 and 50 companies in terms of market capitalization and liquidity respectively.

In March 2021, the Nigerian Stock Exchange was transformed into a shareholder-owned, profit making entity, the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc, when it was demutualised from a member-owned not-for-profit entity.

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.