The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) sustained its downward trend last week as investors continue to sell their holdings and hold off for the remaining days of the year to reassess global uncertainty amid Omicron concerns.
Investors traded a total of 1.278 billion shares worth N17.340 billion in 21,052 deals last week, in contrast to a total of 3.435 billion shares valued at N30.915 billion that exchanged hands in 21,109 transactions in the previous week.
During the week, the Financial Services Industry led the activity chart with 984.543 million shares valued at N10.247 billion traded in 11,029 deals. Therefore, contributing 77.01 percent and 59.09 percent to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.
Consumer Goods Industry followed with 78.724 million shares worth N2.328 billion in 3,137 deals. In third place was The Conglomerates Industry, with a turnover of 48.730 million shares worth N69.840 million in 647 deals.
FBN Holdings Plc, Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc and Access Bank Plc were the three most traded equities, accounting for 470.731 million shares worth N6.571 billion in 3,887 deals. The three contributed a combined 36.82 percent and 37.90 percent to the total equity turnover volume and value, respectively.
The market value of all listed equities declined by 2.63 percent or N595 billion from N22.598 trillion recorded in the previous week to N22.003 trillion last week. While the NGX All-Share Index depreciated by 2.63 percent 0r 1,140.38 index points to 42,167.91 index points, down from 43,308.29 index points.
Similarly, all other indices finished lower with the exception of NGX Insurance index which appreciated by 2.97 percent, while the NGX ASeM, NGX Growth and NGX Sovereign Bond Indices closed flat.
Eighteen equities appreciated in price during the week, lower than Twenty-nine equities in the previous week. Forty-nine equities depreciated in price, higher than Thirty-six equities in the previous week, while eighty-nine equities remained unchanged lower than ninety-one equities recorded in the previous week. See the top gainers and losers below.
C & I Leasing, Others Top Losers’ Chart Despite NGX Closing in Green
C & I Leasing, Prestige Assurance and other stocks closed in the red on Tuesday despite the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) closing in the green.
The market value of listed stocks grew by N6 billion to N24.755 trillion, slightly up from N24.749 trillion it closed on Monday. While the NGX All-Share Index gained 0.02 percent to settle at 45,939.51 index points.
Investors exchanged 247,694,304 shares worth N3.577 billion in 4,242 deals during the trading hours of Tuesday, against 278,605,710 shares valued at N2.887 billion transacted in 4,447 deals on Monday.
Breaking doing each sector, the NGX banking index gained 52bps on ETI (+9.94%), Wema Bank (+1.19%). UBN (+0.85%), and UBA (+0.62%). However, Access Bank, Zenith Bank and Sterling Bank shed 1.03%, 0.78% and -0.62% lost points.
Similarly, the NGX consumer goods index appreciated by 8bps on the back of 8.05 percent gain in Champion and 1.54 percent improvement in Honey Flour. The oil and gas index also appreciated as Seplat gained 1.28 percent.
The industrial index lost 3bps on a 0.39 percent decline in WAPCO. See top gainers and losers below.
|COURTVILLE||N 0.50||N 0.55||0.05||10.00 %|
|ETI||N 9.05||N 9.95||0.90||9.94 %|
|ACADEMY||N 0.72||N 0.79||0.07||9.72 %|
|CHAMPION||N 2.36||N 2.55||0.19||8.05 %|
|REGALINS||N 0.38||N 0.40||0.02||5.26 %|
|CILEASING||N 4.20||N 3.78||-0.42||-10.00 %|
|PRESTIGE||N 0.51||N 0.46||-0.05||-9.80 %|
|CORNERST||N 0.53||N 0.51||-0.02||-3.77 %|
|MBENEFIT||N 0.27||N 0.26||-0.01||-3.70 %|
|UPDC||N 1.16||N 1.12||-0.04||-3.45 %|
NGX Dips Slightly on Monday, Sheds 0.06 Percent
The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) All-Share Index fell slightly on Monday after appreciating by 7.59 percent year to date.
Investors exchanged 278,605,710 shares valued at N2.887 billion in 4,447 transactions during the trading hours of Monday, while the market value of listed equities dipped by N12 billion to N24.749 trillion. NGX All-Share Index depreciated by 0.06 percent or 29.08 index points to 45,928.27 index points.
The sectoral breakdown showed the NGX banking index lost 45 basis points (bps) on declines in Unity Bank (-2.00%), UBA (-1.22%) and Zenith Bank (-0.78%). Sterling Bank (+1.90%) and Fidelity Bank (+1.13%) gained points.
Also, the NGX consumer goods index shed 23 bps on FTNCOCOA (-7.69%), NB (-1.46%), Unilever (-1.14%) and Champion (-0.42%). Honey Flour (+1.56%), Guinness (+0.71%) and Flour Mill (+0.18%) gained points. NGX industrial index dipped by 1bps on Cutix (-4.00%).
The NGX Oil and Gas Index, however, gained 167bps on SEPLAT (+3.30%). The year-to-date return moderated to 7.52 percent as only 15 stocks recorded gain against 26 that closed in the red. See top gainers and losers below.
|LIVINGTRUST||N 1.04||N 1.14||0.10||9.62 %|
|NNFM||N 7.90||N 8.65||0.75||9.49 %|
|ACADEMY||N 0.66||N 0.72||0.06||9.09 %|
|COURTVILLE||N 0.46||N 0.50||0.04||8.70 %|
|ABCTRANS||N 0.34||N 0.36||0.02||5.88 %|
|REGALINS||N 0.42||N 0.38||-0.04||-9.52 %|
|FTNCOCOA||N 0.39||N 0.36||-0.03||-7.69 %|
|NEM||N 3.70||N 3.50||-0.20||-5.41 %|
|SOVRENINS||N 0.24||N 0.23||-0.01||-4.17 %|
|CUTIX||N 2.50||N 2.40||-0.10||-4.00 %|
Stock Investors Gained N810 Billion Last Week
The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) extended its gain for the third straight week in 2022 as sentiment rose across the Exchange. Investors gained N810 billion last week following N323 billion profit recorded in the previous week.
Investors transacted 1.858 billion shares worth N47.486 billion in 20,861 deals during the week, in contrast to a total of 1.600 billion shares valued at N32.716 billion that exchanged hands in 22,607 deals in the previous week.
The Financial Service Industry led the activity chart with 815.363 million shares valued at N7.066 billion traded in 10,736 deals. Therefore, contributing 43.89 percent and 14.88 percent to the total equity turnover volume and value, respectively. The ICT Industry followed with 596.575 million shares worth N845.020 million in 1,028 deals.
In third place was the Conglomerates Industry, with a turnover of 161.347 million shares worth N191.189 million in 983 deals.
Computer Warehouse Group Plc, Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc and FBN Holdings Plc were the three most traded equities. Together accounted for 810.748 million shares worth N2.080 billion that were exchanged in 1,499 deals and contributed 43.65 percent and 4.38 percent to the total equity turnover volume and value, respectively.
The market value of listed equities grew by 3.38 percent or N810 billion from N23.951 trillion in the previous week to N24.761 trillion last week. The NGX All-Share Index expanded by 1,502.68 index points or 3.38 percent to 45,957.35 index points, up from 44,454.67 index points filed in the previous week.
Similarly, all other indices finished higher with the exception of NGX insurance index, which depreciated by 0.27 percent, while the NGX ASem, and NGX Sovereign bond indices closed flat.
Forty-seven equities appreciated in price during the week, higher than Thirty-three equities in the previous week. Twenty-three equities depreciated in price, lower than Thirtyfive equities in the previous week, while Eighty-six equities remained unchanged lower than Eighty-eight equities recorded in the previous week.
The Exchange year-to-date return stood at 7.59 percent, up from N4.01 percent achieved in the previous week. See other details below.
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