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Stock Market Extends Bearish Trend as Nestle, Dangote Cement, Others Close in Red

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The Nigerian Stock Exchange had a bearish run on Tuesday as Nestle, Dangote Cement, Cadbury, International Breweries and others topped the losers’ table.

The All Share Index dropped by 1.53 percent or 531.25 index points to close at 34,242.83 index points from 34,774.08 index points it traded on Monday.

The market capitalization of listed equities shed 278 billion from 18.171 trillion it traded on Monday to close at 17.893 trillion on Tuesday.

At the end of trading hours of Tuesday, investors traded 9.360 million shares worth N12.021 billion in 8,712 deals. While Conoil, GTBank, Dangote Sugar, Glaxosmith, and BOCGAS led the gainers’ table.

UAC-PROP led the most traded equities with 8.519 million shares value at N5.964 billion. Jaiz Bank followed with 304 million shares estimated at N222.222 million.

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Top Trades

Symbols Volume Value
UAC-PROP 8,519,810,121 N5,964,022,431.82
JAIZBANK 304,731,042 N222,221,811.23
TRANSCORP 95,949,459 N97,925,643.07
FBNH 82,407,413 N613,819,764.30
UBA 52,836,901 N440,556,984.45

Top Gainers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
CONOIL N19.05 N20.85 1.8 9.45%
GUARANTY N36 N37 1 2.78%
DANGSUGAR N20 N21 1 5.00%
GLAXOSMITH N6.8 N7.45 0.65 9.56%
BOCGAS N5.32 N5.85 0.53 9.96%

Top Losers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
NESTLE N1450 N1400 -50 -3.45%
DANGCEM N200 N187.1 -12.9 -6.45%
NB N58 N54 -4 -6.90%
CADBURY N10.15 N9.15 -1 -9.85%
INTBREW N7 N6.54 -0.46 -6.57%

 

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Insider Dealing: Flour Mills MD Invest N91.642 Million in Flour Mills

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Following the purchase of 1.95 million shares in Flour Mills of Nigeria a few days ago, the Group Managing Director, Paul Miyonmide Gbededo, has purchased another 1.34 million shares at N27.75k per share.

The company stated in a disclosure form released through the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

Mr. Gbededo bought an additional 1,336,028 shares valued at N37,074,777 on November 19, 2020 at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in Lagos. Meaning, Gbededo invested an additional N37,074,777 into Flour Mills in what could be said as a show of confidence in the company’s future.

This brings the Managing Director’s total purchase in November to 3,284,867 shares at a combined value of N91,642,269. See the details below.

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Insider Dealing: Fidelity Bank’s GM Purchases 1 Million Shares in the Bank

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The General Manager and Regional Bank Head, Fidelity Bank Plc, Mr. Kenneth Opara, has purchased 1 million shares of Fidelity Bank Plc.

The bank stated in a disclosure statement forwarded to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday.

Opara carried out the purchase in two different transactions on November 25, 2020 at the Nigerian Stock Exchange trading flour in Lagos, Nigeria.

The General Manager bought 6,000 shares at N2.78 per unit and another 994,000 at N2.79 per share. Bringing total purchase to 1 million shares at an average share price of N2.78. See the details below.

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Bank Stocks Top Charts Amid Strong Third Quarter Performance

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Bank stocks top both gainers’ and top traded stocks’ charts on Tuesday as investors at the Nigerian Stock Exchange continues to increase their holdings of banks’ stocks amid strong third-quarter financial results.

Zenith Bank led the most traded stocks for a second consecutive day on Tuesday following a declaration of  N509 billion gross earnings and N177 billion profit after tax in the first nine months of the year.

Investors traded 71,933,841 shares of Zenith Bank valued at N1,730,151,404.20 during the trading hours of Tuesday.

Transcorp, the only non-bank stock on the top five trades, followed Zenith Bank with 37,172,526 shares worth N32,853,263.27.

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Access Bank and United Bank for Africa (UBA) exchanged 30,003,182 units, 29,549,235 units and 29,332,033 units estimated at N1,022,126,997.60, N243,311,726.70 and N236,303,261.20, respectively.

Investors exchanged a total of 365.414 million shares valued at N4.692 billion in 6,325 deals on Tuesday to return the bourse to the green zone after two days of consecutive declines.

The Nigerian Stock Exchange market capitalisation rose by N114 billion from N17.829 trillion it closed on Monday to N17.943 trillion on Tuesday. While the NSE All-Share Index gained 220.82 index points or 0.06 percent to 34,349.56 index points it settled on Tuesday, up from 34,119.74 index points on Monday.

Stanbic IBTC Bank led gainers with N2.8 or 7.08 percent gain to finish the day at N42.35 per share. See the details below.

Top Trades 

Symbols Volume Value
ZENITHBANK 71,933,841 N1,730,151,404.20
TRANSCORP 37,172,526 N32,853,263.27
GUARANTY 30,003,182 N1,022,126,997.60
ACCESS 29,549,235 N243,311,726.70
UBA 29,332,033 N236,303,261.20

Top Gainers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
STANBIC N39.55 N42.35 2.8 7.08%
UBA N7.7 N8.2 0.5 6.49%
ACCESS N7.9 N8.35 0.45 5.70%
FBNH N6.7 N7.15 0.45 6.72%
UBN N5.5 N5.9 0.4 7.27%

Top Losers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
JBERGER N19 N17.3 -1.7 -8.95%
FIDSON N5.4 N4.87 -0.53 -9.81%
GUINNESS N18 N17.5 -0.5 -2.78%
ETERNA N4.61 N4.15 -0.46 -9.98%
UACN N7.95 N7.65 -0.3 -3.77%

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