Today, Dangote Cement Plc’s portfolio of products and services are diversified in more sectors of the industrial value chain and include the following: the producing of cement, operating plants for the preparation, manufacture and distribution of cement and related products. The Company operates through two segments: Nigeria and Pan Africa and is engaged in exploration, coal production, cement grinding, power production and limestone mining operations.
The history of Dangote Cement Plc goes back to 1992 when it was incorporated, and it listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 2010. By 2014 Dangote Cement Plc accounted for 20% of the total market capitalisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
Dangote Cement Plc has its head offices at Union Marble House, 1 Alfred Rewane Road, Falomo, Ikoyi, Lagos, Lagos State.
Dangote Cement Plc has a staff complement of about 4,500 and renders its services in areas like Nigeria, Benin and Ghana, Cameroon, Congo, Ethiopia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.
The current CEO of Dangote Cement Plc is Michel Puchercos.
Dangote Cement Plc's equity stocks are for sale online on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX) under the stock symbol DANGCEM.
Dangote Cement Plc forms part of the Industrials Sector, and the Building Materials Sub Sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX).
Dangote Cement Plc Stock Performance
The current price for Dangote Cement Plc stocks on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX) is 280.00 Nigerian Naira (NGN).
An analysis of financial data of Dangote Cement Plc showed that the company has a total market capitalisation of 4.77 Trillion NGN, with a Price/Earning ratio of 444.44 and earnings per share of 0.63 NGN. A total of 17 Billion shares were outstanding.
With an increase of earnings per share and reliable profits over a period, investors who want to buy or sell Dangote Cement Plc stocks can look forward to more profitable dividends and earnings in times to come.
According to an analysis on the live chart of Dangote Cement Plc, analysts forecast further improved performance for the Industrials sector with market share growing as trading volumes increase.
Highlights of Dangote Cement Plc in 2021
Dangote Cement Plc started the current financial year (2021) with a share price of 244.90 Nigerian Naira (NGN) on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX), and it has gained 14.3 % in value on its price valuation, ranking 49th on the NGX with its year-to-date performance.
Dangote Cement Plc is currently the 63rd most-traded stock on the NGX and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 22.5 million shares, which were finalised in 4,137 deals and were valued at a total of 5.54 Billion Nigerian Naira (NGN) over the recent three month period from July to September 2021, with an average of 357,295 shares in each trading session.
During the same period a volume high of 4.2 million shares trading was achieved on one single day.
How to buy Dangote Cement 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 Dangote Cement Plc stocks on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX), traders and investors can follow a few simple steps:
- Find the share that you want to buy, in this case, “DANGCEM”.
- Select a forex broker that offers access to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX).
- 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.
- Open a live trading account with the broker by completing the online application form and providing the necessary documentation to verify the trading account.
- Once your account has been activated, you are ready to make your first share purchase through the broker.
- From here you can start to build and diversify your portfolio by buying more shares.