- 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 14,646.5 55 0.18 -18.36 25.18 3.8 1.36 0.66 6.84 15.07
SAVOLA 4,863.21 34 -0.88 -25.82 19.5 1.99 2.92 1.17 0.25 0.65
CATERING 2,057.01 94 -0.53 10.68 16.07 5.86 5.89 0.77 26.22 38.89
HAMMADIINVEST 1,054.55 33.1 0 -14 35.71 2.74 2.27 1.12 3.71 6.18
MERS 875.64 158.7 -0.47 14.21 16.2 2.39 6.18 0.56 9.2 0
AGTHIA 798.63 4.88 -0.21 -8.77 14.79 1.65 2.46 0.57 7.56 0
SADAFCO 785.85 91.1 0.33 -27.83 0 2.3 6.61 0.59 17.01 22.69
NADEC 783.81 34.5 0.14 19.99 96.23 2.04 0 0.99 1.43 4.14
HERFY 771.65 44.75 -0.34 -18.07 14.85 3.54 4.69 0.77 14.82 25.34
MEZZAN 754.43 735 0 -20.37 18.15 2.13 2.82 0.17 6.42 0
DXBE 727.31 0.34 1.79 -56.57 -2.59 0.32 0 0.98 -9.39 -17.64
SACO 704.31 109.6 -1.09 6.59 22.28 4.74 2.95 0.89 12.31 23.86
EXTRA 661.01 60.4 4.31 55.81 16.44 4.89 3.38 1.1 6.45 22.31
ZHCD 624.74 92.03 -4.14 38.95 11.44 1.39 7.58 0.2 7.62 11.55
HB 416.18 54.4 0.36 5.26 23.19 3.05 4.57 0.7 3.55 6.73
OFMI 321.77 0.79 0 -7.94 9.81 1.7 3.91 0.08 14.29 0
WDAM 320.34 65 0.29 2.87 10.18 3.41 6.89 0.82 17.57 0
DRC 293.98 12 0 -33.15 13.79 1.13 4.83 0.03 10.18 0
FARM 255.49 21.34 0.18 -26.78 19.69 1.5 3.52 1.05 4.12 10.25
ORCI 226.2 1.75 0 -10.97 7.37 1.84 4.13 0.04 15.2 0
GIZACO 213.04 15.76 0.25 3.56 466.47 1.35 3.13 1.04 0.51 0.57
JADCO 199.25 24.86 0.08 -16.31 -115.73 1 4.01 0.96 4.3 5.42
SPFI 182.93 0.59 0 1.38 14.45 1.76 1.42 -0.03 6.78 0
IHC 177.69 1.31 2.34 -24.71 24.33 1.18 0 -0.12 4.22 4.91
CATTL 162.79 234 -0.85 7.76 32.98 1.13 2.38 0.19 5.7 8.71
SFICO 135.81 25.5 0 -10.31 -13.56 3.82 0 1.2 -18.26 -29.17
TAACO 133.74 11.18 0 -19.8 -15.59 0.94 0 1.11 -6.49 -8.04
SFMI 124.87 1 0 -24.81 15.41 1.66 3.51 0 6.58 0
FOODCO 113.67 3.48 0 -30.4 6.19 0.7 3.26 -0.03 8.09 0
ASACO 108.25 54 -0.37 36.18 -28 1.82 0 1.32 -5.61 -6.48
QAACO 96.03 12 -0.17 -9.76 105.07 1.14 2.08 1.07 -10.79 -15.15
UNIKAI 79.56 9.03 0 0 -66.25 7.75 1.18 -0.18 -0.74 0
THIMAR 77.63 28.85 0 -16.79 33.54 2.57 0 1.07 0.68 1.3
RAYDAN 77.41 13 0.61 0 11.42 1.07 0 0 9.73 10.92
WAFRAH 74.03 13.88 0 -36.01 -6.02 1.66 0 1.28 -10.72 -15.22
TRAFCO 67.89 0.32 0 18.52 14.68 1.02 5.07 0.03 4.42 7.01
KICO 65.74 2.1 -8.7 75.57 8.95 0.68 0 0.1 9.96 0
SHRQ 63.77 2.52 0 -42.12 35.22 1.78 0 0.03 -0.18 0
ANAAM 59.29 11.34 -2.08 -30.03 -7.72 1.53 0 1.23 -6.38 -8.97
RAPCO 44.45 1.89 0 -46.91 630 0.45 3.97 -0.05 1.32 0
DANAH 43.81 47 0 -36.31 -2.25 0.39 0 0.23 -4.39 0
UFC 42.41 5.15 0 0 8.11 0.63 1.94 0.03 7.85 0
MARKA 37.43 0.28 0 -61.96 -0.62 1.5 0 0.54 -37.18 -327.55
DCFI 36.47 0.17 0 -7.94 -7.37 0.37 0 0.1 -0.11 0
OFCI 30.79 0.1 0 -25.78 -190 0.84 8.33 1.21 5.77 0
NDTI 29.64 0.67 0 -2.33 10.28 0.83 4.92 0.04 3.09 0
GMPI 29.61 0.3 0 -1.31 26.96 1.86 4.5 0.02 1.56 0
ERC 24.25 2.97 0 -26.67 -26.76 1.97 2.47 0.02 -2.25 0
GULFA 23.84 2.92 0 0.34 -9.96 2.08 5.14 -0.01 -3.32 0
BFM 23.5 0.36 0 -6.74 2.32 0.48 0 0 22.48 0
POLTRY 22.98 0.28 0 -12.5 -87.5 0.68 3.38 0.11 -2.03 0
NRED 22.84 5 0 0 -111.61 1.03 0 0 -0.85 0
DWF 20.21 60.7 0 0 10.16 3.81 0 0.02 17.39 37.33
DPCI 18.36 0.18 0 -1.67 73.75 1.98 0 -0.01 2.13 0
DBCI 13.43 0.26 0 0 -19.77 1.19 1.92 0 -2.96 0
PAPCO 12.07 70 0 -30 -6 0.43 12.5 0.14 1.52 1.87
OSCI 9.98 0.55 0 -54.55 6.24 0.87 4.24 -0.08 1.22 0
NBII 9.72 3.75 0 0 5.03 0.73 2.67 0 6.72 0
DFII 8.43 1.28 0 0 -29.49 6.74 0 0 -8.82 0
NMWI 7 0.1 0 100 1.08 -3.91 0 -0.03 -1.26 0
SPCI 1.6 0.21 0 0 21.46 0.17 0 0 4.08 6.84
OEFI 1.3 0.25 0 0 -3.62 4.17 0 0 -2.98 0