Bellwether Stock Lifts ASI by 0.61%

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Transactions on the Nigerian Equity Market closed the last day of the week on a positive note, to market performance indicators (the All-Share Index and Market cap.) appreciated by 0.61%. The growth was due to investors renewed buy interests in bellwether stocks like DANGCEM, MTNN, WAPCO and 20 others. Furthermore, the market breadth closed positively, recording 23 gainers and 11 losers.

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In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) grew by 236.82 absolute points, representing a growth of 0.61% to close at 38,808.01 points. While the overall Market Capitalization value gained N123.57 billion, representing an increase of 0.61% to close at N20.31 trillion.

CHAMS emerged as the top gainer (by percentage points) for today, with a maximum price appreciation of +10.00%, while JAPAULGOLD emerged as the top loser (by percentage points) with a maximum price depreciation of -10.00%.

Today’s market gain was driven by price appreciation in large and medium capitalized stocks amongst which are; UAC-PROP(9.26%), GUINNESS(+9.26%), PZ(+8.43%), FTNCOCOA(+6.38%), WAPIC(+4.55%), MANSARD(+3.45%), UNILEVER(+3.19%), DANGCEM(+2.33%), UBA(+2.21%), GUARANTY(+1.39%), TRANSCORP (1.28%) MTNN(+1.24%), WAPCO(+1.23%), ACCESS(+0.66%), DANGSUGAR(+0.60%)

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MARKET STATISTICS

CAP N20,310,032,560,194.15 One Day (ASI CHG) +0.61%
Index 38,808.01 One Week (ASI CHG) -0.15%
Volume 262,510,300 One Month (ASI CHG) +0.23%
Value N2,438,156,731.32 Six Months (ASI CHG) +35.41%
Deals 3,525.00 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) +72.06%
Gainers 23 Losers 11
Unchanged 66 Total 100
YTD Returns -3.63%

Source: Ngxgroup.com, GTI Research 

 

 

FMDQ ABOUT

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

The Naira at the official rate remains unchanged to close at N379.00/$1 as against Wednesday’s position.

The Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window opened at N410.13 traded high at N437.62 and eventually closed at N411, which depreciated by 0.12% against yesterday’s position. Also, a total of $116.16 million was transacted through the I&E window today.

MONEY MARKET

Overnight (O/N) rate closed at 28.33%, representing a 13.33% appreciation against yesterday’s position, while Open Buy-Back (OBB) rate closed at 25.00%,  representing a 10.50% appreciation as against yesterday’s position.

 

Sector Performance

Security Change Percent
NSE30 0.63
NSEBNK -0.52
NSECNSMRGDS 0.44
NSEINDUSTR 1.19
NSEINS 0.94
NSELOTUSISLM 0.89
NSEOILGAS

 

Security Previous Close Open Price Close Price Change Price % Change
CHAMS 0.2 0.2 0.22 0.02         10.00
UAC-PROP 0.72 0.72 0.79 0.07           9.72
GUINNESS 29.15 29.15 31.85 2.7           9.26
NNFM 4.9 4.9 5.35 0.45           9.18
PZ 4.15 4.15 4.5 0.35           8.43
REGALINS 0.24 0.24 0.26 0.02           8.33
FTNCOCOA 0.47 0.47 0.5 0.03           6.38

Top 7 Losers

Security Previous Close Open Price Close Price Change Price % Change
JAPAULGOLD 0.7 0.7 0.63 -0.07 –      10.00
STERLNBANK 1.64 1.64 1.48 -0.16 –        9.76
FCMB 2.92 2.92 2.66 -0.26 –        8.90
MBENEFIT 0.37 0.37 0.34 -0.03 –        8.11
GLAXOSMITH 6.8 6.8 6.4 -0.4 –        5.88
UCAP 5.5 5.5 5.32 -0.18 –        3.27
LASACO 1.3 1.3 1.26 -0.04 –        3.08

Top 7 Traders By Volume

Security Close Price  Daily Volume  Daily Value
FIDELITYBK 2.4     46,151,809    110,562,441.03
FBNH 7.6     33,985,247    258,398,231.05
GUARANTY 29.15     33,465,217    965,283,002.55
MBENEFIT 0.34     20,451,489         7,049,340.54
MANSARD 0.9     14,092,168      12,247,827.76
JAPAULGOLD 0.63     12,880,149         8,148,948.81
ACCESS 7.6     12,007,051      91,181,686.00

Top 7 Traders By Value

Security Close Price  Daily Volume  Daily Value
GUARANTY 29.15     33,465,217    965,283,002.55
FBNH 7.6     33,985,247    258,398,231.05
STANBIC 46       5,035,082    231,650,077.40
ZENITHBANK 21.5       6,140,030    132,997,457.45
FIDELITYBK 2.4     46,151,809    110,562,441.03
MTNN 163           570,709      93,047,399.60
ACCESS 7.6     12,007,051      91,181,686.00

 

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