- 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 (%)
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SAVOLA 3,633.19 27.8 9.88 -38.38 16.09 1.48 3.91 1.19 0.25 0.65
CATERING 1,709.81 79.9 4.99 -10.99 13.66 4.87 7.09 0.82 26.22 38.89
MERS 840.28 152 -0.66 5.51 16.54 2.29 6.18 0.57 9.2 0
DXBE 790.46 0.37 1.92 -53.99 -2.9 0.35 0 0.98 -9.39 -17.64
HAMMADIINVEST 728.6 23.5 4.72 -35.33 26.02 1.89 3.29 1.13 3.71 6.18
HERFY 723.42 42 4.47 -19.28 13.75 3.32 5 0.79 14.82 25.34
EXTRA 705.7 54 3.84 37.08 17.01 4.38 3.17 1.1 6.45 22.31
SADAFCO 665.55 79.5 1.27 -35.12 0 1.95 7.8 0.52 17.01 22.69
MEZZAN 656.9 624 -2.5 -20.99 16.02 1.86 2.82 0.14 6.42 0
AGTHIA 651.65 3.98 -0.26 -24.57 12.26 1.35 2.46 0.48 7.56 0
ZHCD 644.33 100.99 1.99 53.39 11.83 1.44 7.58 0.21 7.62 11.55
NADEC 602.23 26.8 1.9 -16.27 93.42 1.57 0 0.9 1.43 4.14
SACO 442.27 70 1.74 -37.79 16.82 2.97 4.7 0.94 12.31 23.86
WDAM 370.76 75 -0.02 16.29 11.79 3.95 6.89 0.79 17.57 0
HB 342.38 45 2.73 -7.59 20.16 2.51 5.56 0.68 3.55 6.73
OFMI 292.42 0.72 0 -19.37 8.85 1.55 3.91 0.06 14.29 0
ORCI 226.25 1.75 0 -8.4 7.56 1.84 4.13 0.05 15.2 0
DRC 220.48 9 0 -42.86 13.37 0.85 4.83 -0.01 10.18 0
FARM 187.66 15.84 1.53 -39.42 42.65 1.1 4.79 1.1 4.12 10.25
SPFI 186.08 0.6 0 -6.56 17.8 1.79 1.42 -0.03 6.78 0
GIZACO 182.95 14.04 1.29 -26.71 400.58 1.16 3.64 0.93 0.51 0.57
JADCO 166.49 20.44 2.2 -23.28 52.64 0.84 4.8 0.98 4.3 5.42
IHC 163.81 1.18 0 -19.73 23.51 1.09 0 0 4.22 4.91
CATTL 137.95 200 0 -23.08 83.02 0.96 2.38 0.17 5.7 8.71
TAACO 113.6 9.58 1.16 -27.04 -18.19 0.8 0 1.06 -6.49 -8.04
FOODCO 109.42 3.35 0 -14.46 5.97 0.67 3.26 -0.02 8.09 0
SFMI 95.92 0.77 0 -37.05 11.69 1.28 3.51 0.04 6.58 0
ASACO 84.28 42.7 2.89 -8.77 -25.71 1.41 0 1.32 -5.61 -6.48
SFICO 81.81 15.54 2.77 -47.93 -8.75 2.3 0 1.17 -18.26 -29.17
UNIKAI 79.56 9.03 0 0 -28.6 7.75 1.18 -0.21 -0.74 0
SHRQ 78.62 3.1 0 -20.82 43.42 2.19 0 0.06 -0.18 0
QAACO 76.85 9.88 3.13 -23.3 78.02 0.91 2.6 0.98 -10.79 -15.15
WAFRAH 71.37 14.22 7.72 -35.1 -6.09 1.6 0 1.24 -10.72 -15.22
RAYDAN 69.74 11.64 0 0 10.1 0.96 0 0 9.73 10.92
TRAFCO 68.23 0.32 0 11.89 14.55 1.02 5.07 0.05 4.42 7.01
THIMAR 61.41 23.26 2.92 -31.06 46.5 2.03 0 1.18 0.68 1.3
KICO 54.3 1.9 0 -48.65 8.6 0.56 0 0.1 9.96 0
ANAAM 51.15 9.73 1.35 -30.94 -9.09 1.32 0 1.19 -6.38 -8.97
RAPCO 44.45 1.89 0 -43.24 -27.04 0.45 3.97 -0.05 1.32 0
UFC 42.41 5.15 0 0 9.33 0.63 1.94 0.03 7.85 0
MARKA 37.43 0.28 0 -58.89 -1.26 1.5 0 0.51 -37.18 -327.55
DCFI 36.48 0.17 0 -8.42 -6.44 0.37 0 0.08 -0.11 0
DANAH 35.42 38.2 0.52 -45.48 -1.82 0.31 0 0.21 -4.39 0
NDTI 30.88 0.7 0 7.36 10.7 0.87 4.92 0.06 3.09 0
GMPI 29.62 0.3 0 -1.31 31.79 1.86 4.5 0.02 1.56 0
OFCI 24.96 0.08 -1.3 -35.29 385 0.68 8.33 1.22 5.77 0
ERC 24.25 2.97 0 -26.67 -20.18 1.97 2.47 0.03 -2.25 0
GULFA 23.84 2.92 0 0.34 -6.88 2.08 5.14 -0.01 -3.32 0
POLTRY 23.1 0.28 0 -12.5 75.68 0.68 3.38 0.1 -2.03 0
BFM 22.96 0.35 0 -7.89 4.11 0.47 0 0.01 22.48 0
NRED 22.85 5 0 0 -111.61 1.03 0 0 -0.85 0
DWF 21.14 63.5 0 0 10.15 3.98 0 0.02 17.39 37.33
DPCI 18.36 0.18 0 0 88.5 1.98 0 -0.01 2.13 0
PAPCO 13.8 80 0 6.67 -7.43 0.49 12.5 0.16 1.52 1.87
DBCI 13.43 0.26 0 0 -19.62 1.19 1.92 0 -2.96 0
OSCI 9.98 0.55 0 -54.55 -37.41 0.87 4.24 -0.09 1.22 0
NBII 9.72 3.8 1.33 0 6.42 0.73 2.67 0 6.72 0
DFII 8.43 1.28 0 0 -4.18 6.74 0 0 -8.82 0
NMWI 7 0.1 0 100 1.08 -3.91 0 -0.04 -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 -2.91 4.17 0 0 -2.98 0