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Cadbury Nigeria Sheds 7.3 Percent on Thursday as Investors Dump Shares

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Cadbury Nigeria Sheds 7.3 Percent on Thursday as Investors Dump Shares

Price of Cadbury Nigeria Shares plunged by 7.29 percent on Thursday following a 84 percent decline in profit after tax to N172 million in the 2020 financial year.

The company announced that profit before tax dipped by 84 from N1.539 billion recorded in 2019 to N246.665 million in 2020.

Also, Cadbury Nigeria’s total equity declined by 5 percent from N13.566 billion achieved in 2019 to N12.877 billion in 2020.

However, while the company managed to moderate the cost of sales to N29.640 billion in 2020, down from N31 billion in 2019, investors appear to have started dumping the company’s shares.

Also, read Cadbury Nigeria Profit Plunges by 84 Percent in 2020

On Thursday, investors traded 5,169,662 shares of Cadbury Nigeria, the highest in 2021, especially when compared to 175,058; 244,847; 535,148 and 433,686 traded on Wednesday, Tuesday, Monday and Friday, respectively.

The stock price declined by 7.29 percent from N9.60 it exchanged per share on Wednesday to N8.90 on Thursday after investors have digested the company’s unaudited financial statements for the year.

Cadbury Nigeria market value stood at N16.716 billion as of Friday, 29 January 2021, while outstanding shares stood at 1.878 billion.

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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Dangote Sugar Board of Directors Approves 2020 Audited Financial Statement

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Board of Directors Has Approved 2020 Audited Financial Statement for Dangote Sugar

The board of directors, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, has approved the Financial Statement for the period ended December 31, 2020.

The company disclosed in a statement filed with the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday.

According to the statement signed by Mrs. Temitope Hassan FCIS, Company Secretary/Legal Adviser, Dangote Sugar, the board also recommended the declaration of dividends subject to the approval of shareholders at the Company’s Annual General Meeting to be held in due course.

It stated that “the Closed Period remains in force until 24 hours after the filing of the Financial Statements.

“No insider of the Company, including its Directors, Employees, Advisers and Consultants and their connected persons may deal directly or indirectly in the Shares of the Company during the Closed Period.

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Stock Market Gains as AIICO, Zenith Bank, Flour Mills, Others Close in the Green

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Stock Market Gains as AIICO, Zenith Bank, Flour Mills, Others Close in the Green

Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed in the green as stocks of AIICO, Livestock, Flour Mills, Zenith Bank and others closed strong.

Investors traded 337.955 million shares valued at N3.845 billion in 5,232 transactions during the trading hours of Tuesday.

The market value of listed equities grew by N5 billion from N21.009 trillion on Monday to N21.014 trillion on Tuesday while the NSE All-Share Index gained 0.03 percent from 40,154.09 index points recorded on Monday to 40,164.86 index points.

FBNH led the most trade stocks with 64,588,247 shares valued at N471,801,052.30 as shown below.

Top Trades

Symbols Volume Value
FBNH 64,588,247 N471,801,052.30
ZENITHBANK 52,673,009 N1,341,206,505.80
TRANSCORP 41,987,880 N38,118,654.63
UCAP 20,968,270 N128,224,244.12
UBA 18,146,830 N153,239,636.30

Top Losers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
SUNUASSUR N0.81 N0.73 -0.08 -9.88%
LASACO N1.52 N1.37 -0.15 -9.87%
AFRIPRUD N6.6 N5.95 -0.65 -9.85%
ABCTRANS N0.35 N0.32 -0.03 -8.57%
UPL N1.29 N1.18 -0.11 -8.53%

Top Gainers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
AIICO N1.12 N1.2 0.08 7.14%
LIVESTOCK N2.1 N2.25 0.15 7.14%
FLOURMILL N29.2 N31 1.8 6.16%
ZENITHBANK N24.8 N26 1.2 4.84%
CUTIX N2.15 N2.25 0.1 4.65%

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Nigerian Stock Exchange Continues its Downward Trend on Monday

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Nigerian Stock Exchange Continues its Downward Trend on Monday

Equities market in Africa’s largest economy opened the weak lower as the bearish trend persists amid continuous profit-taking.

Investors traded 289.338 million shares valued at N3.574 billion in 4,953 transactions during the trading hours of Monday.

The market capitalisation of listed stocks declined by N17 billion from N21.026 trillion it closed on Friday to N21.009 trillion on Monday.

While the Nigerian Stock Exchange All-Share Index depreciated by 0.08 percent to 40,154.09 index points, down from 40,186.70 index points recorded on Friday.

Afriprud led the losers’ chart with a 70 kobo or a 9.59 percent decline. See the details below.

Top Losers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
FRIPRUD N7.3 N6.6 -0.7 -9.59%
LASACO N1.68 N1.52 -0.16 -9.52%
NIGERINS N0.23 N0.21 -0.02 -8.70%
WAPCO N25 N23 -2 -8.00%
REDSTAREX N3.37 N3.12 -0.25 -7.42%

Top Gainers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
UPDCREIT N5.35 N5.85 0.5 9.35%
CHIPLC N0.33 N0.36 0.03 9.09%
ACADEMY N0.35 N0.38 0.03 8.57%
CORNERST N0.64 N0.69 0.05 7.81%
UPL N1.2 N1.29 0.09 7.50%

Top Trades

Symbols Volume Value
FBNH 57,556,050 N419,712,708.70
UCAP 27,443,887 N167,340,384.50
GUARANTY 26,846,793 N820,545,362.40
UBA 25,197,443 N210,949,731.80
ZENITHBANK 21,749,034 N540,276,662.40

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