Major Shareholder and Dividends

Major Shareholder and Dividends

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Major Shareholder and Dividends







Major Shareholders

The major shareholders (owning more than 5% of the issued shares) of the Company directly or indirectly as of January 15, 2019 are:
 
Shareholder % of issues shared                          Underlying beneficiary owning more than 5% share Stake of underlying beneficiary
 Kuwait pillars for Financial Investment
(KSC Closed)*
 28.482 None Not Applicable
National Investment company K.P.S.C-Clients                                                                                                                                                    10.299 All Khair National for Stock and Real Estate, and its subsidiaries and related parties (direct and indirect ownership) 10.299
Al Mubader Co. 5.133 None Not Applicable

*formerly known as Strategia Investment Company

Dividends

Historical Dividends
 

Description
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Earnings per share (Fils) 9 8 6 8 13 8 (1) 17 6 (41)
Cash Dividend Paid (Fils/Share) 7 6 5 6 10 6 - 10 - -
Stock Dividend Issued (Fils/Share) - - - - -   - - 5 -  
                     
Book Value per share (Fils) 192 194 196 202 200 - - - - -
Average Trading price (Fils) -     142 147 - - - - -
Trading volume for the year (Share) -     79,043 683,695 - - - - -
                     
Dividend Payout Ratio (%) 78% 75.00% 83.33% 75.00% 76.92% 75.00% - 88.2% - -
Currency = KWD                    
                     


Capital Structure


The authorized and paid up capital for the Company is KD 48,080,174.700 The shares are listed on Boursa Kuwait (Formerly known as Kuwait Stock Exchange), Stock Number 213; Ticker code ‘Markaz’

On 26 December 2016, Markaz issued KD 25,000,000 unsecured debenture bonds composed of KD 13,550,000 with a fixed rate of 5% payable quarterly in arrears maturing on 26 December 2021 and KD 11,450,000 with variable rate of 2.25%, above Central Bank of Kuwait Discount rate, which is payable quarterly in arrears maturing on 26 December 2021.

Share Information - Historical Share Data

To get data on the Markaz share price (current and historical), please click on Boursa Kuwait website link (formerly known as Kuwait Stock Exchange)