FAQ's

  • When was Esterad incorporated?

    Esterad Investment Company was established in 1973 as "The National Imports and Exports Company", a publicly listed trading company. In late 2003, the shareholders of Esterad approved the change of the company's name to Esterad Investment Company, reflecting its transition to a fully fledged diversified investment company.
  • When did Esterad go public?

    Esterad was established as a listed public shareholding Company in 1973.
  • On what Stock Exchange is Esterad shares traded & what is the ticker symbol?

    Esterad is listed on the Bahrain Bourse with a trading symbol “ESTERAD”.
  • How do I buy/sell Esterad shares?

    Please contact any eligible broker to trade Esterad shares.
  • Who should I contact regarding my share certificate?

    The share certificate is usually issued by the Registrar, Fakhro Karvy Computershare W.L.L. Bahrain.
    Physical Address:
    Office No. 74, 7th Floor, AI-Zamil Tower,
    Building 31, Road 383, Block 305, Manama Center,
    Kingdom of Bahrain.
    Tel: +973-17215080
  • How do I find out how many shares of the company I own?

    The shareholder has to refer to the broker firm or the Registrar, Fakhro Karvy Computershare W.L.L, Bahrain.
  • Who are Esterad’s major Shareholders?

    Social Insurance Organization (Military & Civilian), Bahrain – 21.20%
    The National Bank of Bahrain BSC – 12.36%
  • What is Esterad’s current share price?

    Esterad share price and stock chart can be viewed at: http://www.bahrainbourse.net/bhb/Market.asp?page=market&sec=Equities&syb=ESTERAD
  • Who are Esterad’s Independent Auditors?

    KPMG – External Auditors
    BDO Jawad Habib – Internal Auditors
  • How do I get a copy of the Annual Report?

    You can contact Investor Relations at Esterad or send an email request to IR@esterad.net
  • Where can I obtain copies of Esterad’s quarterly financial results?

    Quarterly financial statements are uploaded on Esterad’s website, Moreover these are uploaded by the Bahrain Bourse and can be viewed under corporate actions.
  • Does Esterad issue dividends and if so, when are they paid?

    The Board of Directors recommend to the shareholders’ meeting (or AGM) to allot the dividend payout ratio which is then subject to shareholders’ meeting approval. The dividend payout date is usually within 10 days of the shareholders’ meeting date.
  • When will be the next Shareholder meeting or AGM?

    The next Shareholder meeting is scheduled to take place during March 2015. Esterad will post notice in advance of the AGM on its webpage and in the local media. These can be viewed in the Investor Relations and Media tabs.
  • What is the company registered address?

    Suite 503, Building 2504, Road 2832, Block 428,
    Al Seef District, Bahrain.
    Telephone: 17 585400
    Physical address:
    5th Fl. Almoayyed Tower, Seef District, Bahrain