- FOOD

Kuwait Stock Exchange (State of Kuwait)
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Kuwait Food Company-Americana (known as: FOOD) is a public company based in Kuwait City(Kuwait) and was established in December 1964. FOOD is listed on the Boursa Kuwait since September 1984. The company is one of the largest and most successful corporations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)region. Its main lines of business are operating food & beverage outlets, as well as manufacturing food products. It is primarily involved in the import, manufacture and sale of food stuff and beverages, whilst also investing its surplus funds in investment portfolios managed by professional parties and companies. Having a network of more than 1,800 outlets, it is not only the largest operator of restaurant chains in the MENA region, but also among the most successful franchise operators in the whole world. Its activities are structured into two segments: restaurant and retail; and manufacture and trade. It is active in the business of meat and poultry, dairy foods, canned food, vegetables, frozen potatoes, and salty snacks. Moreover, it provides its products under popular brand names like: Pizza Hut, KFC, TGI Friday's, Hardee's, Costa Coffee, Signor Sassi and Krispy Kreme. The subsidiaries of the company include: Americana International Company (Safeway), Al Ahlia Restaurants Co., Arab Gulf for Food and Central Markets Co.and Al Ahlia for Food Industries Co., among others.

  • Chairman:
    Mohammad A. R. Al Abbar
  • Vice-chairman:
    Dr. Abdulmalik A. Al Hogail
  • CEO:
  • Board Members:

    Hamad A. Al Shamsi

    Kevin P. Higgins

    Lionel Z. Derlin

    Tareq J. A. Al Saqqa

    Zain M. A. Abdullah

  • Auditors:

    United Accountants

    Deloitte Al Fahad Al Wazzan & Co.

Americana posts KD 44 mln profits (Arab Times - 12/11/2017)

Americana Group (Kuwait Food Company) said Thursday that it has posted profits totaling KD 44 millions ...

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PIF buys 50% stake in Gulf food giant Americana (Arab News - 30/11/2016)

The Public Investment Fund (PIF) is to acquire a 50 percent stake in a UAE firm which last month took ...

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Kuwait’s Americana posts 31% Q2 net profit gain (Reuters - 09/08/2016)

Kuwait Food Co (Americana) posted a 31 per cent rise in second-quarter net profit on Monday. The operator ...

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Announced On Period As Of Net Profit (SAR Mil) Growth (%)
01/04/2018 12-Month 31/12/2017 56 19.17
09/11/2017 9-Month 30/09/2017 45 0.45
15/08/2017 6-Month 30/06/2017 28 16.61
15/05/2017 3-Month 31/03/2017 17 10.11
30/03/2017 12-Month 31/12/2016 47 6.98
Market Cap
US$ Mil
Last Price
Local Cry
Price Change (%)
1 Day
Price Change (%)
1 Year
P/E TTM P/B MRQ Dividend Yield (%) Beta ROA (%) ROE (%)
ALMARAI 15,563.6 59.2 1.96 0.7 26.57 4.03 1.28 0.65 6.84 15.07
SAVOLA 5,969.73 42.48 0.63 -0.19 21.84 2.44 2.38 1.16 0.25 0.65
CATERING 1,868.43 86.36 0.5 -5.8 14.55 5.32 6.49 0.75 26.22 38.89
HAMMADIINVEST 1,175.27 36.75 -0.14 -12.9 40.85 3.05 2.04 1.13 3.71 6.18
SADAFCO 909.43 106.17 -0.63 -15.31 68.32 2.66 5.71 0.59 17.01 22.69
EXTRA 885.37 78.95 -0.92 161.95 22.33 6.54 2.53 1.11 6.45 22.31
NADEC 836.31 37.46 -0.03 21.62 78.56 2.18 0 1.01 1.43 4.14
HERFY 834.28 48.38 -0.03 -15.85 16.05 3.82 4.34 0.77 14.82 25.34
DXBE 834.01 0.4 3.65 -60.35 -2.75 0.37 0 0.98 -9.39 -17.64
SACO 831.48 131.94 0.1 28.79 23.13 5.59 2.5 0.89 12.31 23.86
MERS 748.22 138 0.37 -13.53 14.17 2.06 6.18 0.54 9.2 0
MEZZAN 738.82 720 0.69 -27.78 17.2 2.07 2.82 0.16 6.42 0
AGTHIA 702.28 4.3 0 -32.18 12.62 1.45 2.46 0.55 7.56 0
ZHCD 451.39 70 0 -13.09 8.37 1.02 7.58 0.19 7.62 11.55
HB 425.63 56.01 -0.2 14.23 22.39 3.12 4.47 0.7 3.55 6.73
WDAM 310.28 63 -0.56 -1.02 10.55 3.33 6.89 0.82 17.57 0
FARM 298.37 24.83 -0.88 -16.81 18.93 1.75 3.01 1.05 4.12 10.25
OFMI 285.83 0.7 0.57 -24.57 8.56 1.51 3.91 0.08 14.29 0
DRC 285.4 11.5 -1.29 -31.47 11.44 1.1 4.83 0.03 10.18 0
ORCI 233.33 1.8 0 -16.67 8.01 1.9 4.13 0.04 15.2 0
JADCO 229.86 28.82 -0.28 -4.21 33.69 1.16 3.48 0.96 4.3 5.42
GIZACO 226.53 17.05 0.53 18.6 263.57 1.43 2.94 1.05 0.51 0.57
IHC 194.35 1.4 0.71 -14.72 24.31 1.3 0 -0.17 4.22 4.91
SPFI 182.93 0.59 0 -2.65 15.43 1.76 1.42 -0.02 6.78 0
SFICO 157.77 29.61 1.05 12.48 -14.49 4.44 0 1.2 -18.26 -29.17
SFMI 156.08 1.25 0 -9.75 16.58 2.08 3.51 -0.03 6.58 0
TAACO 148.71 12.46 0.72 3.95 -18.42 1.05 0 1.13 -6.49 -8.04
CATTL 138.19 199 0 -2.45 16.02 0.96 2.38 0.19 5.7 8.71
FOODCO 129.84 4.77 0 -26.62 7.19 0.96 3.26 -0.03 8.09 0
ASACO 108.53 57.89 9.8 67.84 -25.05 1.82 0 1.34 -5.61 -6.48
QAACO 102.98 12.98 0.38 -5.96 115.52 1.22 1.94 1.11 -10.79 -15.15
RAYDAN 96.6 15.91 -1.25 0 13.34 1.33 0 0 9.73 10.92
SHRQ 90.39 3.57 0 -18.05 110.03 2.52 0 0.05 -0.18 0
THIMAR 86.75 32.85 1.26 -6.11 37.46 2.87 0 1.09 0.68 1.3
WAFRAH 86.67 16.2 -0.62 -28.54 -6.49 1.94 0 1.3 -10.72 -15.22
UNIKAI 79.56 9.03 0 0 124.04 7.75 1.18 -0.17 -0.74 0
TRAFCO 70.99 0.32 -4.2 33.6 16.14 1.07 5.07 0.02 4.42 7.01
ANAAM 66.34 12.69 -1.02 -27.37 -8.97 1.71 0 1.26 -6.38 -8.97
RAPCO 63.5 2.7 0 -24.16 200 0.64 3.97 -0.01 1.32 0
KICO 61.45 2.15 0 79.17 6.71 0.64 0 0.1 9.96 0
DANAH 47.76 50.9 0 -42.16 -2.42 0.42 0 0.21 -4.39 0
UFC 42.41 5.15 0 0 7.82 0.63 1.94 0.03 7.85 0
DCFI 39.83 0.19 0 -2.06 -9.79 0.4 0 0.12 -0.11 0
OFCI 36.94 0.12 1.75 -19.72 0 1.01 8.33 1.61 5.77 0
MARKA 36.07 0.27 1.5 -78.8 -0.55 1.44 0 0.53 -37.18 -327.55
GMPI 29.61 0.3 0 -1.31 34.32 1.86 4.5 0.02 1.56 0
NDTI 28.05 0.64 0 -4.22 10.91 0.79 4.92 0.02 3.09 0
DWF 24.32 75 2.73 0 12.22 4.58 0 0.02 17.39 37.33
ERC 24.25 2.97 0 -26.67 -33.04 1.97 2.47 0.02 -2.25 0
GULFA 23.84 2.92 0 0.34 -13.53 2.08 5.14 0.09 -3.32 0
BFM 23.54 0.36 0 -6.74 1.79 0.48 0 -0.01 22.48 0
POLTRY 23.02 0.28 0 -12.5 -27.45 0.68 3.38 0.08 -2.03 0
NRED 22.84 5 0 0 -112.87 1.03 0 0.12 -0.85 0
OSCI 21.96 1.21 0 0 220 1.91 4.24 0.02 1.22 0
DPCI 18.36 0.18 0 -1.67 63.21 1.98 0 0.05 2.13 0
PAPCO 13.89 80 0 -23.08 -8.06 0.49 12.5 0.11 1.52 1.87
DBCI 13.43 0.26 0 -0.38 -20.08 1.19 1.92 0.03 -2.96 0
NBII 9.71 3.75 0 -0.13 6.64 0.73 2.67 0.56 6.72 0
DFII 8.43 1.28 0 0 -22.3 6.74 0 0.04 -8.82 0
NMWI 7 0.1 0 100 1.06 -3.91 0 0.05 -1.26 0
SPCI 1.6 0.21 0 0 6.3 0.17 0 0.01 4.08 6.84
OEFI 1.3 0.25 0 0 -4.63 4.17 0 0.04 -2.98 0