Olympia Capital Holdings (NSE: OCH) Stocks
What is Olympia Capital Holdings Limited?
Olympia Capital Holdings Limited Ord 5.00 (Olympia Capital Holdings Limited) is a Kenya-based company that traces its history to 1968 when it was incorporated. Olympia Capital Holdings Limited has several businesses that are spread across East and Southern Africa while headquarters are based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Formerly known as Dunlop Kenya Limited (DKL), Olympia Capital Holdings Limited was established as a branch of Dunlop United Kingdom in 1968, carrying out the business involved with manufacturing vinyl floor tiles, adhesives, and a portfolio of sporting equipment.
In 1970, the company was formally registered in Kenya where its shares started trading on the Nairobi Stock Exchange in 1976. In 1999, Dunlop Industries Limited was registered as a wholly-owned DKL subsidiary, continuing the primary business of the company while DKL concentrated on investments.
In 2001, Olympia Capital Holdings Limited completed a purchase of Olympia Capital Corporation in Botswana. Through this newly purchased entity, Olympia Capital Holdings Limited could acquire 100% shareholding of Kalahari Floor Tiles, or KFT, in Gaborone in Botswana, the largest manufacturer of tiles in the Southern part of Africa.
In 2005, Olympia Capital Holdings Limited Botswana was listed successfully on the Botswana Stock Exchange as a subsidiary of Olympia Capital Holdings Limited Kenya. Olympia Capital Holdings Limited completed a purchase of most of the control of Avon Rubber company in 2006, a company involved with the manufacturing and distribution of tyre products.
In 2008, Olympia Capital Holdings Limited purchased most of the control of Mather + Platt Kenya Limited, a leading fire and mechanical engineering contracting company in East Africa today.
Olympia Capital Holdings Limited purchased 100% of the real estate company Gaborone Enterprises in 2014, with an extensive portfolio of commercial and residential properties in both Botswana and South Africa.
Olympia Capital Holdings Limited’s equity stocks are for sale online on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) under the stock symbol OCH. Today, Olympia Capital Holdings Limited forms part of the Construction (Supplies and Fixtures) Industry and the Industrials sector in Kenya.
Olympia Capital Holdings Limited Performance
The current share price for Olympia Capital Holdings Limited stocks is 1.98 KES and the company has a total market capitalization of 79.2 million KES, with a P/E ratio of 18.00 KES and earnings per share of 0.11 KES, and a total of 40 million shares outstanding.
In an analysis of financial data, Olympia Capital Holdings Limited showed an increase in profits for the 2022 period that ended in February. Revenues accumulated during the period were stable and increased slightly from 232 million KES in August 2020 to 242.85 million KES.
Operating income/(loss) for the period was (1.48) million KES, down from the 15 million KES reported for the previous period.
The diluted EPS excluding ExtraOrd, and the diluted normalised EPS items was (0.29) KES, which may mean that those who want to buy or sell OCH shares may not receive any dividends or returns for the period. However, the current EPS is 0.11 KES, which means that shareholders could receive returns by the end of the period in February 2022.
According to an analysis on the live chart of OCH, it is difficult for analysts to forecast whether Olympia Capital Holdings Limited will improve on its financials, especially considering that the long-term performance shows depreciation between 10% to 13.5% in the 6-months and year-to-date periods.
Highlights of Olympia Capital Holdings Limited in 2022
Olympia Capital Holdings Limited started the year with a share price of 2.20 KES but it has since lost 10% from this initial price valuation, ranking it 49th on the Nairobi Securities Exchange where year-to-date performance is concerned, which may worry many investors.
Olympia Capital Holdings Limited is the 44th most-traded stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. During the past three months, OCH stocks have experienced a trading volume of 248,400 shares, closed in 173 deals, with a combined value of 505,409 KES.
OCH achieved a volume trading high of 32,200 in mid-September of the three-month period. During the past 10 days of trading, OCH stocks saw volumes ranging between 200 up to 18,400.
How to buy Olympia Capital 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’ participation daily. To buy, sell or trade OCH stocks, traders and investors can follow these simple steps:
- Find the share that you want to purchase, in this case, “OCH”.
- 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
- Make your first share purchase through the broker.
- Build and diversify your portfolio when you buy more shares.
What type of company is Olympia Capital Holdings Limited?
Olympia Capital Holdings Limited is a Kenyan-based company with investments in companies that deal in the manufacture and sale of a portfolio of products used in construction including floor tiles, adhesives, and many others.
In which industry and sector does Olympia Capital Holdings Limited operate?
Olympia Capital Holdings Limited forms part of the Construction (Supplies and Fixtures) Industry and the Industrials sector in Kenya.
On which stock exchange does Olympia Capital Holdings Limited have shares for sale?
Olympia Capital Holdings Limited trades its equity on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) under the stock symbol OCH.
What is the price of OCH shares today?
The current price of OCH shares is 1.98 KES .
Is Olympia Capital Holdings Limited a good investment?
No, Olympia Capital Holdings Limited is currently not a good investment because of significant losses reported in its latest earnings report for the period that ended in February. In addition to this, OCH share prices have also shown massive decreases in long-term value up to 13.5% in the past 6 months.