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NGX Dips Slightly on Monday, Sheds 0.06 Percent

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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.

Top Gainers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
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 %

Top Losers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
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 %

Top Trades

Symbols Volume Value
CHAMS 40546364.00 8114620.41
UBA 35114612.00 284738155.75
COURTVILLE 33325899.00 16547038.86
STERLNBANK 18779050.00 30102731.70
ACCESS 17068152.00 166412767.70

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Stock Activity Rises as Investors Gained N298 Billion

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The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) rebounded from its three days of consecutive declines to close in the green on Thursday despite only 21 stocks recording gains, against 29 stocks that dipped.

Activity in the Nigerian stock market rose on Thursday as investors exchanged 274,556,626 stocks valued at N8.447 billion in 5,184 deals, against 611,973,850 shares worth N 7.426 billion that exchanged hands in 5,948 transactions on Wednesday.

Transcorp was the most traded equity, accounting for 48,381,202 shares valued at N61,433,118.18. MTN Nigeria followed with 20,601,952 shares worth N5,494,941,075.80.

Breaking down each sector, the banking sector shed 76 basis points as stocks of Fidelity Bank, Ecobank, Union Bank of Nigeria, Unity Bank and Zenith Bank closed in the red. Sterling Bank and United Bank for Africa were some of the gainers in the sector.

Similarly, the consumer goods index dropped 23 basis points on the back of a 4.29% decline in Champion, 1.84% loss in Intbrew and a 1.33% decline in Unilever. PZ closed with a 0.37% gain.

The decline in value of Conoil, Ardova and Oando dragged oil and gas index down by 79bps. However, the industrial index, the only sector that closed in the green, posted a 14bps gain as Wapco gained 1.59%.

The market capitalisation of all listed stocks appreciated by N298 billion from N28.423 trillion it settled on Wednesday to N28.721 trillion on Thursday. While NGX All-Share Index appreciated by 1.05% to 53,275.49 index points, up from 52,721.34 index points recorded on Wednesday.

The Exchange year-to-date inched slightly higher to 24.72%. See the details of top gainers and losers below.

Top Gainers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
TRANSCOHOT N 5.36 N 5.89 0.53 9.89 %
BETAGLAS N 57.00 N 62.55 5.55 9.74 %
MCNICHOLS N 1.77 N 1.94 0.17 9.60 %
VERITASKAP N 0.21 N 0.23 0.02 9.52 %
MULTIVERSE N 0.22 N 0.24 0.02 9.09 %

Top Losers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
CONOIL N 31.50 N 28.35 -3.15 -10.00 %
ETERNA N 7.30 N 6.60 -0.70 -9.59 %
PRESTIGE N 0.44 N 0.40 -0.04 -9.09 %
CHAMS N 0.24 N 0.22 -0.02 -8.33 %
ROYALEX N 1.36 N 1.26 -0.10 -7.35 %

Top Gainers 

Symbols Volume Value
TRANSCORP 48381202.00 61433118.18
MTNN 20601952.00 5494941075.80
CONOIL 14343947.00 409104093.15
GTCO 13729757.00 328084274.55
FBNH 13536021.00 162456410.40

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Nigerian Stock Market Shed 0.07% Despite Investors Dumping N1.897 Billion on FBN Holdings

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The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX)  shed 0.07% in value on Wednesday to extend its decline despite investors dumping N1.897 billion shares of FBN Holdings Plc following as announcement it was acquiring Access Bank owned pension company.

Investors exchanged 611,973,850 shares valued at N 7.426 billion in 5,948 transactions during the trading hours of Wednesday. FBN Holdings led the most traded stocks with 153,336,385 shares worth N1,897,131,354.35. This was followed by Jaiz Bank and GTCo as shown in the table below.

Analysis of sectoral performance revealed that the banking index appreciated by 10 basis points on moderate gains in Zenith Bank and Fidelity Bank. Wema Bank dipped by 7.61%.

The consumer goods index also rose by 29 basis points as stocks of Champion, Unilever, PZ, Interbrew and Cadbury grew by 7.03%, 2.74%, 1.89%, 1.24% and 0.85%, respectively.  Honey Flour shed 1.06%.

Also, the oil and gas index expanded its gain by 19 basis points on the back of slight gains in Oando (1.3%) and Seplat (o.o1%). However, the industrial index declined by 19 basis points on an 8.86% decline in BERGER, 4.14% in Cutix  and 2.41% in Wapco.

The market capitalisation of all the listed equities depreciated to N28.423 trillion while the NGX All-Share Index lost 0.07% to close the day at 52,721.34 index points. A total of 21 stocks appreciated during the trading hours of Wednesday while 23 stocks lost points. The year-to-date gain moderated to  23.42%. See the details of top gainers and losers below.

Top Gainers 

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
MCNICHOLS N 1.61 N 1.77 0.16 9.94 %
TRANSCOHOT N 4.88 N 5.36 0.48 9.84 %
CHAMPION N 3.70 N 3.96 0.26 7.03 %
CHIPLC N 0.61 N 0.65 0.04 6.56 %
MULTIVERSE N 0.21 N 0.22 0.01 4.76 %

Top Losers 

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
ACADEMY N 1.51 N 1.36 -0.15 -9.93 %
BERGER N 7.90 N 7.20 -0.70 -8.86 %
NEIMETH N 1.75 N 1.60 -0.15 -8.57 %
MAYBAKER N 4.70 N 4.30 -0.40 -8.51 %
WEMABANK N 3.55 N 3.28 -0.27 -7.61 %

Top Trades

Symbols Volume Value
FBNH 153336385.00 1897131354.35
JAIZBANK 116641894.00 104480216.46
GTCO 65930061.00 1577428696.70
FCMB 43484514.00 152172006.66
TRANSCORP 40734151.00 57855266.09

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Equities Market Opens the Week in Red as Market Value Drops N83 Billion

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The Nigerian equities market opens the new week in the red as investors continue to take profit following a N1.2 trillion profit recorded last week.

Investors traded 374,183,929 shares worth N4.964 billion in 6,854 transactions during the trading hours of Monday. Transcorp was the most traded stock with 88,586,250 shares worth N118,991,205.60. Jaiz Bank followed with  87,416,065 shares valued at N77,857,596.57.

Breaking down each sector, the banking index declined by 24 basis points as stocks of Unity Bank, United Bank for Africa, Zenith Bank and Fidelity Bank shed 5.56%, 1.25%, 0.61% and 0.27%, respectively. Gainers include Union Bank and Sterling Bank, both gained 1.55% and 1.32%, respectively.

Similarly, the consumer goods index shed 62bps on a broad-based selloff. Champion lost 9.84%, Interbrew declined by 9.09% and Flour Mills dipped by 1.69%. Cadbury, Unilever, PZ, Honey Flour and Nascon closed in the green.

The industrial index also post a decline as the index dropped 64bps on a 8.28% decline in Wapco.

However, the oil and gas index grew by 60bps on a 4.33% and 0.01% increase in values of Oando and Seplat, respectively.

Market capitalisation of all listed equities depreciated by N83 billion from N28.626 trillion it closed on Friday to N28.543 trillion on Monday. While the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) All-Share Index dipped by 0.29% to 52,944.09 index points.

A total of 27 stocks recorded gains on Monday while 20 stocks closed in the red. See the details of top gainers and losers below.

Top Gainers

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
MCNICHOLS N 1.34 N 1.47 0.13 9.70 %
NNFM N 9.95 N 10.90 0.95 9.55 %
TRANSCORP N 1.29 N 1.40 0.11 8.53 %
WAPIC N 0.42 N 0.45 0.03 7.14 %
CHIPLC N 0.57 N 0.61 0.04 7.02 %

Top Losers 

Symbols Last Close Current Change %Change
CHAMPION N 4.37 N 3.94 -0.43 -9.84 %
GLAXOSMITH N 7.90 N 7.15 -0.75 -9.49 %
INTBREW N 8.80 N 8.00 -0.80 -9.09 %
NEIMETH N 1.92 N 1.76 -0.16 -8.33 %
WAPCO N 31.40 N 28.80 -2.60 -8.28 %

Top Trades

Symbols Volume Value
TRANSCORP 88586250.00 118991205.60
JAIZBANK 87416065.00 77857596.57
ACCESSCORP 28751534.00 278563992.70
INTBREW 16211327.00 130237217.50
IKEJAHOTEL 11375705.00 12628074.12

 

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