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Total Kenya Limited (NSE: TOTL)

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 29 May 2024

Overview of Total Kenya Limited

Total Kenya Limited is the largest Kenyan oil and gas company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) that sells petroleum products. Total Kenya Limited is a subsidiary of the global Total Group, the fourth-largest publicly traded integrated international oil and gas company in the world with a presence in over 100 countries.

Total Kenya Limited operates through four business channels: The Network channel distributes petroleum products through service stations across the country, the General Trade channel sells a range of products to industrial consumers, the Aviation channel sells turbine kerosene and aviation gasoline to local and international air carriers and the Exports and Bulk channel sells products to neighbouring countries and other industry players.

Total Kenya Limited also runs a quality control laboratory in Mombasa.

Today, Total Kenya Limited’s portfolio of products and services are diversified in more sectors of the Oil & Gas value chain and include the marketing and sale of petroleum products and related services to industry, transport, commercial and domestic users, fuel products like automotive petrol and diesel, Liquefied Petroleum Gas, dual-purpose kerosene, aviation fuel (Avgas), industrial diesel and fuel oil, engine coolants, distilled water, brake fluids, cleaning compounds, auto shampoos, dash board cleaners and air fresheners.

The history of Total Kenya Limited goes back to 1955 when the company was founded as OZO East Africa Limited. Its name changed to Total Oil Products East Africa Limited in 1988 and to Total Kenya Limited in 1991.

Total Kenya Limited has its head offices at Regal Plaza building, 6 Avenue Parklands, Limuru Road, Kenya.

The current Managing Director of Total Kenya Limited is Anne-Solange Renouard.

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

Total Kenya Limited forms part of the Oil & Gas Operations Industry and the Oil & Gas Sector of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).

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Total Kenya Limited Stock Performance

The current price for Total Kenya Limited stocks on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) is 24.30 Kenyan Shilling (KES).

TOTL stocks closed a recent trading day (22 October 2021) at 24.30 KES per share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), experiencing a 0.2 % gain from its previous closing price of 24.25 KES.

An analysis of financial data of Total Kenya Limited showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 4.25 Billion KES, with a Price/Earning ratio of 4.64 and earnings per share of 5.24 KES. A total of 175 Million shares were outstanding.

Total Kenya Limited showed profits of 4,667,087 KES in June, up from 3,996,568 KES for the same period in 2020.

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

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


Highlights of Total Kenya Limited in 2021

Total Kenya Limited started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 24.00 Kenyan Shilling (KES) on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), and it has gained 1.25 % in value on its price valuation, ranking 30th on the NSE where its year-to-date performance is concerned.

Total Kenya Limited is currently the 39th most-traded stock on the NSE and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 432,100 shares, which were finalised in 336 deals and were valued at a total of 10.7 million Kenyan Shilling (KES) over the recent three month period from July to October 2021, with an average of 6,859 shares in each trading session.

During the same period a volume high of 108,200 was achieved on 19 October.

How to buy Total Kenya 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 Total Kenya 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, “TOTL”.
  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.

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.