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Nigerian Stock Exchange Gains Slightly on Tuesday as GTBank, UBA, Others Close in the Red

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Stock Investors Gains Marginally on Tuesday

Stock investors in the Nigerian Stock Exchange gained slightly on Tuesday following a N41 billion decline on Monday.

Investors traded 535.832 shares valued at N5.019 billion in 4,498 transactions during the trading hours of Tuesday.

The Nigerian Stock Exchange market capitalisation expanded to N14.815 trillion from N14.81 trillion on Monday.

While the Nigerian Stock Exchange Index rose by 0.02 percent from 28,337.49 index points to 28,344.04 index points.

Top traded stocks were Regalins with 245.790 million shares valued at N49.205 million; GTBank’s 100.312 million shares worth N3.005 billion. See the details below.

Top Traded Stocks

Symbols Volume Value
REGALINS 245,790,421 N49,204,721.56
GUARANTY 100,311,790 N3,004,580,951.60
UBA 32,953,112 N220,006,464.85
FBNH 15,424,779 N94,983,535.50
TRANSCORP 15,355,631 N9,875,892.64

Top Gainers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
STANBIC N42.5 N44 1.5 3.53%
NB N48.6 N49.1 0.5 1.03%
INTBREW N4.29 N4.7 0.41 9.56%
ETERNA N3.99 N4.38 0.39 9.77%
CADBURY N7.15 N7.25 0.1 1.40%

Top Losers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
GUARANTY N30.3 N29.55 -0.75 -2.48%
CUSTODIAN N5.25 N5 -0.25 -4.76%
ETRANZACT N2.35 N2.12 -0.23 -9.79%
AFRIPRUD N5.6 N5.39 -0.21 -3.75%
UBA N6.8 N6.6 -0.2 -2.94%

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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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 GainersĀ 

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 LosersĀ 

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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Nigerian Stock Exchange Dips by N47 Billion Despite Huge Jump Last Week

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The Nigerian Stock Exchange market capitalisation dips by 2.57 percent or N47 billion from N18.308 trillion it closed with last week. This was after the bourse differs economic uncertainties to rise above the 5 percent threshold the previous week.

The NSE All-Share Index closed at 34,136.82 index points, resulting in a decline of 2.57 percent or 900.46 index points from 35,037.46 index points it closed last week.

Investors traded 11.400 billion shares worth N35.892 billion in 39,265 deals, this was in contrast to a total of 4.509 billion shares valued at N58.733 billion that exchanged hands in 47,140 deals in the previous week.

Leading by volume, the Construction/Real Estate industry contributed 74.82% and 16.87% to the total equity turnover volume and value of the market respectively, with 8.529 billion shares valued at N6.055 billion traded in 438 deals.

This was followed by the Financial Services industry with 1.991 billion shares worth N19.933 billion in 21,725 deals.

In third place was the Conglomerates Industry, with a turnover of 423.702 million shares worth N526.698 million in 1,962 deals.

UAC- Property Development Company Plc, Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc and Jaiz Bank Plc led equities traded by volume with a combined 9.259 billion shares worth N6.639 billion in 1,958 deals, thereby contributing 81.22% and 18.50% to the total equity turnover volume and value, respectively.

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