Bears Dominate Trading As YTD Returns Reaches 5-Months Low

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Trading on the domestic stock market today (Thursday) closed on a negative note, extending the negative trend to third successive trading sessions, as ASI dipped further by 0.63% and YTD Return reaches the negative mark (-0.15%) for the first time in five months. The downturn was buoyed by value depreciation in some bellwether stocks like MTNN, ACCESS and thirteen others. The market breath closed largely negative, recording 10 gainers as against 30 losers.

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In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) shed 253.13 absolute points, representing a loss of 0.63% to close at 40,212.19 points. While the overall Market Capitalization value lost N132.42 billion, representing a decline of 0.63% to close at N21.04 trillion.  

RTBRISCOE emerged as top gainer with a price appreciation of +10.00%, while UPL emerged as top losers’ (by percentage points) for today, with the price depreciation of -9.09%.  

Today’s market loss was driven by price depreciation in large and medium capitalized stocks amongst which are; JAPAULGOLD(-5.56%), UBA(-4.76%), FLOURMILL(-4.67%), AIICO(-4.65%), FIDELITYBK(-4.08%), ZENITHBANK(-3.60%), WEMABANK(-2.90%), DANGSUGAR(-2.89%), OANDO(-2.60%), ACCESS(-2.41%), GUARANTY(-1.94%), WAPCO(1.73%), STERLNBANK(-1.61%), HONYFLOUR(-1.46%), and MTNN(-0.94%).

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MARKET STATISTICS

CAP N21,036,777,258,575.28 One Day (ASI CHG) -0.63%
Index 40,212.19 One Week (ASI CHG) -1.96%
Volume 426,269,603 One Month (ASI CHG) -2.12%
Value N4,750,063,385.20 Six Months (ASI CHG) +59.98%
Deals 4,972 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) +45.97%
Gainers 10 Losers 30
Unchanged 63 Total 103
YTD Returns -0.15%

Source: NSE, GTI Research 

 

Sector Performance

Security Change Percent
NSE30 -0.83
NSEBNK -2.6
NSECNSMRGDS -0.51
NSEINDUSTR -0.13
NSEINS -1.54
NSELOTUSISLM -0.46
NSEOILGAS -0.2

Top 7 Gainers

Security  Ref Price  Open Price Close Price Change Price % Change
RTBRISCOE                              0.20                              0.22 0.22 0.02 10.00
CORNERST                              0.59                              0.59 0.64 0.05 8.47
ROYALEX                              0.25                              0.25 0.27 0.02 8.00
NAHCO                              2.15                              2.15 2.29 0.14 6.51
NIGERINS                              0.22                              0.22 0.23 0.01 4.55
CUSTODIAN                              5.75                              5.75 6 0.25 4.35
SOVRENINS                              0.24                              0.24 0.25 0.01 4.17

Top 7 Losers

Security  Ref Price  Open Price Close Price Change Price % Change
UPL                              1.32                              1.32 1.2 -0.12 -9.09
CHAMS                              0.24                              0.24 0.22 -0.02 -8.33
UPDCREIT                              5.80                              5.80 5.35 -0.45 -7.76
MULTIVERSE                              0.26                              0.26 0.24 -0.02 -7.69
JAPAULGOLD                              0.72                              0.72 0.68 -0.04 -5.56
LIVESTOCK                              2.17                              2.17 2.05 -0.12 -5.53
WAPIC                              0.59                              0.59 0.56 -0.03 -5.08

Top 7 Traders By Volume

Security  Daily Volume  Daily Value Close Price
FBNH          129,802,950.00          949,312,348.15 7.35
ZENITHBANK            37,737,353.00          912,013,954.70 24.1
DANGSUGAR            37,127,613.00          688,391,209.45 18.5
GUARANTY            35,427,659.00       1,078,974,708.55 30.3
TRANSCORP            28,854,031.00            26,612,622.37 0.91
UBA            15,640,116.00          128,380,414.10 8
ACCESS            15,098,654.00          122,362,306.70 8.1

Top 7 Traders By Value

Security  Daily Volume  Daily Value Close Price
GUARANTY            35,427,659.00       1,078,974,708.55 30.3
FBNH          129,802,950.00          949,312,348.15 7.35
ZENITHBANK            37,737,353.00          912,013,954.70 24.1
DANGSUGAR            37,127,613.00          688,391,209.45 18.5
GUINNESS              7,233,419.00          157,667,308.00 22
MTNN                  779,774.00          140,342,959.70 180
UBA            15,640,116.00          128,380,414.10 8

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