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Dangote Cement Proposes Final Dividend of N16 Per Share for 2020

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The board of directors of the leading cement manufacturer in Africa, Dangote Cement Plc, has proposed a final dividend of N16 per share following a declaration of N276.068 billion profit after tax for the period ended 31, December 2020.

The most capitalised listed company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) said payment will be made to shareholders whose names appear in the Register of Members as at the close of business on April 27, 2021.

Dangote Cement will make payment electronically to shareholders on May 27, 2021. The shareholders must have completed the e-dividend registration and mandated the Registrar to pay their dividends directly into their bank accounts.

However, shareholders “who are yet to complete the e-dividend registration are advised to complete the Registrar’s E-Mandate Activation Form, which is available at www.dangotecement.com and www.coronationregistrars.com, and submit it to the Registrar or their respective banks,” the company stated in a statement signed by Edward Imoedemhe, deputy company secretary, Dangote Cement Plc.

Dangote Cement reported N1.034 trillion revenue for 2020, up from N891.671 billion recorded a year ago. Gross profit grew to N596.226 billion from N511.682 billion in 2019.

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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Stock Investors Lose Another N11 Billion on Wednesday

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The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) extended decline on Wednesday as sentiment remained weak across the Exchange.

Investors exchanged 155,773,059 shares valued at N1.510 billion in 3,256 transactions during the trading hours of Wednesday, in contrast to 184,442,908 shares worth N2.343 billion that exchanged hands in 3,809 transactions on Tuesday.

Market value depreciated by N11 billion to N20.243 trillion on Wednesday, further down from N20.254 trillion it closed on Tuesday. While NGX All-Share Index dipped by 0.05 percent to 38,852.69 index points.

Transcorp Hotel Plc led gainers with N0.45 or 10 percent. Followed by Pharm-Deko Plc’s N0.16 or 9.88 percent gain. See the details below.

Top Gainers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
TRANSCOHOT N 4.50 N 4.95 0.45 10.00 %
PHARMDEKO N 1.62 N 1.78 0.16 9.88 %
CONOIL N 22.35 N 24.55 2.20 9.84 %
CORNERST N 0.49 N 0.53 0.04 8.16 %
NEM N 1.90 N 2.00 0.10 5.26 %

Top Losers 

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
VERITASKAP N 0.23 N 0.21 -0.02 -8.70 %
UCAP N 9.00 N 8.55 -0.45 -5.00 %
CHAMS N 0.22 N 0.21 -0.01 -4.55 %
ACCESS N 8.90 N 8.60 -0.30 -3.37 %
JAPAULGOLD N 0.47 N 0.46 -0.01 -2.13 %

Top Trades

Symbols Volume Value
UNIVINSURE 19040500.00 3808100.00
UBA 18778552.00 143097682.80
ZENITHBANK 11757422.00 268830997.45
GTCO 10015581.00 271262745.25
UCAP 8519588.00 74569386.55

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Stock Market Extends Decline Amid Profit-taking

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The Nigerian stock market extended declines on Tuesday as selloff in the banking sector plunged investors’ wealth by N17 billion.

The Nigerian Exchange Limited All-Share Index depreciated by 0.08 percent to 38,873.85 index points, down from 38,906.42 index points recorded on Monday. While market value of listed equities dipped by N17 billion from N20.271 trillion on Monday to N20.254 trillion on Tuesday.

Investors traded 184,442,908 shares valued at N2.343 billion in 3,809 transactions during the trading hours of Tuesday, against 190,959,987 shares worth N2.353 billion in 3,462 transactions that exchanged hands on Monday.

In terms of volume traded, United Bank for Africa Plc led with 38994303.00 shares worth N297,640,689.80. GTCO followed with 19036730.00 shares valued at N517,862,116.20. See the details below.

Top Gainers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
MRS N 13.85 N 15.20 1.35 9.75 %
VERITASKAP N 0.21 N 0.23 0.02 9.52 %
REGALINS N 0.44 N 0.47 0.03 6.82 %
UNITYBNK N 0.53 N 0.55 0.02 3.77 %
COURTVILLE N 0.31 N 0.32 0.01 3.23 %

Top Losers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
NEIMETH N 1.90 N 1.75 -0.15 -7.89 %
CHAMS N 0.23 N 0.22 -0.01 -4.35 %
JAPAULGOLD N 0.49 N 0.47 -0.02 -4.08 %
SOVRENINS N 0.25 N 0.24 -0.01 -4.00 %
WEMABANK N 0.79 N 0.76 -0.03 -3.80 %

Top Trades

Symbols Volume Value
UBA 38994303.00 297640689.80
GTCO 19036730.00 517862116.20
ZENITHBANK 14199218.00 326522432.45
UCAP 12887768.00 114176622.20
ACCESS 10083060.00 90170729.90

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NGX to Host Inaugural TechNovation Conference

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Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited is set to host the inaugural edition of its TechNovation Conference on Thursday, 30 September 2021.

NGX TechNovation Conference is a flagship event that provides a platform for local and global technology leaders to syndicate conversations around technology, partnerships and innovation that can advance technology adoption in the Nigerian capital market.

With the theme, “Technology, Platforms and Markets”, the event will be hosted by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited, Mr. Temi Popoola, CFA and will feature leading industry experts across the public and private sectors including the Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr. Lamido Yuguda; Dr. Segun Aina, President, Africa Fintech Network; and Olugbenga Agboola, Co-Founder and CEO, Flutterwave.

Key topics to be addressed during the conference are: The Future is Digital – Digital Transformation, New Tech and Emerging Markets; The Path to Exponential Growth – New Technology, Platforms, Emerging Markets, Data & Regulation; and Beyond Tech – Partnerships, Business Models and Innovation. Interested participants can register online.

Some of the other confirmed speakers at the event include; Iyin Aboyeji, Founder & General Partner, Future Africa; Bayo Adekanbi, Chief Transformation Officer, Data Science Nigeria; Dayo Obisan, Government Relations, SEC; Abasi Ene-Obong, CEO, 54Gene; Oremeyi Akah, Chief Customer Experience Officer, Interswitch; Ini Akpan, Country Manager, Opay; and Andreas Itern, Co-Founder & CEO, F10.

The advancement and exponential growth of technology around the world have signaled a new wave of opportunities for forward-thinking organizations. NGX remains committed to leveraging technology to provide a broad range of services including but not limited to smart capital formation. TechNovation will, therefore, serve as a platform that can create opportunities for smart business leaders looking to tap into the next level of growth and competitive advantage.

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