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Investors Gain N95bn as Stock Market Sustains Upsurge

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Stock Investors Gain N95bn as Stock Market Closed in Green

Stock traders gained N95 billion on Wednesday as the Nigerian Stock Exchange sustained Tuesday’s upsurge.

The market capitalisation of listed equities expanded by N95 billion from N12.570 trillion on Tuesday to N12.664 trillion on Wednesday.

While the NSE All-Share Index gained 0.75 percent from 24,097.48 basis points it closed on Tuesday to settle at 24,278.07 bps on Wednesday.

Activity level was positive as investors traded 232.609 million shares valued at N4.698 billion in 3,523 transactions. See details below.

Top Trades by Volume

Symbols Volume Value
FIDELITYBK 37,950,489 N67,224,999.79
MTNN 27,969,987 N3,217,773,697.20
WAPCO 23,060,049 N250,494,392.60
GUARANTY 18,170,948 N403,612,225.80
ZENITHBANK 16,776,367 N276,416,086.85

Top Gainers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
JBERGER N15.65 N17.2 1.55 9.90%
GUARANTY N21.05 N22.5 1.45 6.89%
WAPCO N10 N11 1 10.00%
OKOMUOIL N69.7 N70.5 0.8 1.15%
ZENITHBANK N16.35 N16.65 0.3 1.83%

Top Losers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
BERGER N6.75 N6.1 -0.65 -9.63%
FLOURMILL N18.5 N18 -0.5 -2.70%
ETI N4.8 N4.6 -0.2 -4.17%
DANGSUGAR N11.7 N11.6 -0.1 -0.85%
CAVERTON N1.82 N1.74 -0.08 -4.40%

 

CEO/Founder Investors King Ltd, a foreign exchange research analyst, contributing author on New York-based Talk Markets and Investing.com, with over a decade experience in the global financial markets.

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Insider Dealing: Chide Agbapu Buys 1 Million Shares in Fidelity Bank

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The management of Fidelity Bank on Friday said Mr. Chidi Agbapu, a non-executive director, bought 1,000,000 shares of Fidelity Bank Plc.

In line with the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) disclosure policy, the lender said Agbapu purchased the shares in two different transactions on November 9, 2020.

According to a statement signed by Ezinwa Unuigboje, Company Secretary, Fidelity Bank, the shares were purchase in two deals of 500,000 units each at N2.75 per share. See the details below.

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Nestle S.A. Gradually Taking Over Nestle Nigeria, Increases Stake Yet Again

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Nestle S.A. has once again increased stake in Nestle Nigeria in a move that scream absolute takeover or confidence in the future of Nestle Nigeria Plc.

In the latest statement forwarded to the Nigeria’s Stock Exchange, Nestle Nigeria Plc said Nestle S.A. purchased 102,690 shares of Nestle Nigeria Plc.

The shares were acquired at N1,400 per share on November 20, 2020 at Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in Lagos, Nigeria.

This is Nestle S.A.’s second purchase this month following 229,697 shares of Nestle Nigeria Plc acquired on November 9th, 2020 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Nestle S.A. has invested more than N1 billion in Nestle Nigeria Plc this year alone, forcing investors to think a gradual takeover or change of leadership is around the corner.

 

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Zenith Bank Led Most Traded Stocks After Strong Third Quarter Financial Results

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Investors traded 79.741 million Zenith Bank’s share valued at N1.913 billion on Monday following a strong positive third-quarter report released on Friday.

The leading financial institution posted N508.979 billion gross earnings in the nine months ended September 30, 2020. The highest among banks that have so far released their unaudited financial statements.

Investors traded 568.037 million shares worth N7.326 billion in 8,928 transactions during the trading hours of Monday.

The Nigerian Stock Exchange Market Capitalisation declined by N9 billion from N17.838 trillion to N17.829 trillion. While NSE All-Share Index depreciated by 0.04 percent to 34,121.78 index points.

Airtel Africa led top gainers with N25 or 5 percent to close at N525 per share. Nestle trailed Airtel with N25 or 1.82 percent to settle at N1400 per share.

Dangote Cement, BUA Cement and NEM followed with N6.6 or 3.42 percent; N2.55 or 4.77 percent and N0.02 or 0.78 percent to finish the day at N199.8 per share; N56 per share and N2.6 per share, respectively. See the details below.

Top Traded Stocks

Symbols Volume Value
ZENITHBANK 79,740,780 N1,912,937,383.60
FBNH 72,749,297 N499,576,761.15
ACCESS 65,741,063 N520,344,059.70
UBA 46,968,616 N360,036,464.00
GUARANTY 37,096,752 N1,266,010,624.80

Top Gainers 

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
AIRTELAFRI N500 N525 25 5.00%
NESTLE N1375 N1400 25 1.82%
DANGCEM N193.2 N199.8 6.6 3.42%
BUACEMENT N53.45 N56 2.55 4.77%
NEM N2.58 N2.6 0.02 0.78%

Top Losers 

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
STANBIC N43 N39.55 -3.45 -8.02%
WAPCO N24.5 N22.05 -2.45 -10.00%
FLOURMILL N27.75 N25.4 -2.35 -8.47%
GUINNESS N19.9 N18 -1.9 -9.55%
ARDOVA N15 N13.5 -1.5 -10.00%

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