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Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc (NSE: KAPC)

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 29 May 2024

What is Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc

Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc is a Kenya-based company that grows tea in Kenya and manufactures and sells tea products under the brand name Williamson Tea, and also has interests in forestry.

The history of Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc can be traced back to 1869 when it was founded, and it was listed for the first time on 1 January 1972. The company was formerly known as Kapchorua Tea Company Limited but changed its name to Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc in 2017. Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc’s head office, from where all operations are managed, is in Nandi Hills, Kenya. Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc’s ultimate holding company is George Williamson & Co Plc, which is incorporated in the United Kingdom.

Today, Kapchorua Tea Kenya PLC’s mature planted area occupies far more than 660 hectares and its immature planted area more than 30 hectares. During the fiscal year ended on 31 March 2002, Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc’s tea production was approximately 3,460 kilograms, of which was 1,790 kilograms was from its own estate and 1,670 kilograms was leaves bought from others.

Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc ‘s equity stocks are for sale online on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) under the stock symbol KAPC and the company operates in the Agriculture Industry and Consumer Goods Sector.

The current executive leadership of Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc is led by Non-Executive Chairman Ezekiel N. K. Wanjama and Managing Director Alan L. Carmichael.

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Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc Stock Performance

The current price at which Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc stocks sell, is 88.50 KES. The company has a total market capitalization of 692 million KES, earnings per share of 0.90 KES, Price/Earning Ratio is 100.00 and Shares Outstanding                are 7,824,000.

Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc has gained 13.5% on its price valuation since the beginning of the year, giving the company the 18th best performance on the NSE for the year to date.

In an analysis of financial data, Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc showed that profits were up with 13.46%, indicating a growth. Further financial results showed that Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc experienced a current Dividend Yield (TTM) of 11.30.

Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc manages its diversified portfolio with a successful company strategy that includes higher sales volumes, improvement in net realisations which are boosted by a weakening shilling against trading currencies and by implementing some rigorous cost control measures. Its performance also relies heavily on fluctuating tea prices, changes in the foreign exchange rate and prevailing weather conditions.

With an increase of earnings per share and steady profits in most periods, investors who want to buy or sell Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc stocks can look forward to profitable dividends and earnings in years to come.

According to an analysis on the live chart of Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc, analysts forecast further improvement in performance for the consumer goods sector with market share to grow as trading volumes may increase.

Highlights of Kapchorua Tea Company Plc in 2021

Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc opened the year with a share price of 75 KES, and it has gained in value on its price valuation, ranking it fairly high on the NSE with its year-to-date performance.

Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc is currently the 53rd most-traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) and the company has experienced a total trading volume of more than 59,500 shares, which were finalized in 88 deals, and were valued at a total of 5.38 million KES over a three month period from June to September 2021 with an average of 944 shares in each of the trading sessions.

For the same period Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc experienced a volume high of 8 500, which was achieved on 7 July. The 52 Week high in its stock price was 101.00 KES and the 52 Week low was 68.50 KES.

How to buy Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc stocks – Step by Step

The stock market is still one of the most popular financial markets that attracts millions of retail investors and participating traders daily. To buy, sell or trade Kapchorua Tea Kenya Plc stocks, traders and investors should follow a few easy steps:

  • Select a forex broker that offers access to the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
  • 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
  • Open a live trading account with the broker by completing the online application form and providing the necessary documentation to verify the trading
  • Find the symbol of the share that you want to buy, in this case, “KAPC”.
  • You can start by making your first share purchase through the broker.
  • You can now continue to buy more shares to build and diversify your portfolio.


The Nairobi Securities Exchange the Stock Exchange in Kenya that was established in 1954 in Nairobi. At the time it was a voluntary association of stockbrokers in the European community and was registered under the Societies Act in British Kenya.

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.