The NSE 20 share Index is a price weighted Index calculated as a mean of the top 20 best performing counters. The Constituent Companies are selected based on a weighted market performance during the period under review based on the following criteria:
  • Trading activity measures: Market Capitalization, Shares Traded, deals/Liquidity and turnover during the period under review are weighted in the ratio of 4:3:2:1 respectively
  • A company must have at least 20% of its shares quoted at the NSE
  • Must have a minimum market Capitalization of Ksh 20 million
  • A company should ideally be a blue chip with superior profitability and dividend record
Following the review of the NSE 20 share Index constituent companies are as follows: Saini Ltd Nation Media Group WPP Scangroup Ltd Kenya Commercial Bank The Cooperative Bank Diamond Trust Bank Ltd Barclays Bank Ltd Equity Bank Ltd CFC Stanbic Holdings Ltd East African Breweries Ltd British American Tobacco Kenya Ltd Athi River Mining Bamburi Cement Ltd Kenol Kobil Ltd Kenya Power & LightingLtd Kengen Ltd British American Investments Company Ltd CIC Insurance Group Safaricom Ltd Centum Investments Ltd.