Equity market extends negative sentiment to three consecutive trading sessions

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The Nigerian equity market on Tuesday extends negative sentiment to three consecutive trading sessions, as the market performance indicators (NSE-ASI and Market Capitalisation) declined by 1.06%. This was impacted by the decline in Dangcem, MTNN and 13 others. Consequently, the market breadth closed marginally negative, recording 14 gainers as against 15 losers.

 

NSE Trading Floor

In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) sheds 254.93 absolute points, representing a decline of 1.06% to close at 23,695.90 points. Similarly, the overall Market Capitalization size lost N132.86 billion, representing a decrease of 1.06% to close at N12.35 trillion.

NEIMETH emerged as the top gainer while CAVERTON emerged as the top loser.

The downtrend was impacted by losses recorded in large and medium capitalized stocks, amongst which are; DANGCEM (-4.33%), UBA (-1.61%), BUACEMENT (-0.94%), ACCESS (-0.78%), and MTNN (-0.36%).

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MARKET STATISTICS

CAP N12,349,192,278,001.82 One Day (ASI CHG) -1.06%
Index 23,695.90 One Week (ASI CHG) -0.48%
Volume 155,746,430 One Month (ASI CHG) +10.81%
Value N1,675,336,152.97 Six Months (ASI CHG) -10.43%
Deals 4,005 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) -17.86%
Gainers 14 Losers 15
Unchanged 69 Total 98
-11.72%

Source: NSE, GTI Research

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

The Naira at the official window on Tuesday closed unchanged at 361.00/$1, against yesterday’s position.

The Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window opened at N387.63, traded high at N389.75 and eventually closed at N386.94to remain unchanged as against yesterday’s closing position. A total of $9.98 million was transacted through the I&E window today.

MONEY MARKET

Overnight(O/N) rate closed at 8.20%, representing a 1.43% depreciation against yesterday’s closing position, while Open Buy-Back (OBB) rate closed at 7.40%, representing a 1.10% depreciation against yesterday’s position.

 

FIXED INCOME
Securities P. Close Close Change
Bond 467.48 503.04 +35.56 bps
T.Bills 395.02 382.51 -12.51 bps
Note: BPS=> Basis Points

Source: FMDQ, GTI Research

 

NASD OTC MARKET

The NASD OTC market on Monday sustained yesterday’s negative sentiment as the Unlisted Securities Index (USI) declined by 0.84% closed at 688.32,  as against yesterday’s closing position. Similarly, Market Capitalization lost N4.30 billion closed at N505.62 billion. Also, both the aggregate volume and value declined by 46.43% and 65.57% respectively, as investors traded a total of 9,240 shares, worth N997,920 in 4 deal.

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Top 7 Gainers

Company Pclose Open Close Change % Change
NEIMETH 0.60 0.60 0.66 0.06 10.00
NPFMCRFBK 1.23 1.23 1.35 0.12 9.76
ETERNA 2.33 2.33 2.55 0.22 9.44
MCNICHOLS 0.46 0.46 0.50 0.04 8.70
CILEASING 4.80 4.80 5.10 0.30 6.25
LEARNAFRCA 1.10 1.10 1.15 0.05 4.55
UNITYBNK 0.46 0.46 0.48 0.02 4.35

Top 7 Losers

Company Pclose Open Close Change % Change
CAVERTON [BLS] 2.70 2.70 2.43 -0.27 -10.00
ARBICO [BLS] 2.57 2.57 2.32 -0.25 -9.73
AFROMEDIA 0.34 0.34 0.31 -0.03 -8.82
LASACO 0.27 0.27 0.25 -0.02 -7.41
WAPIC 0.30 0.30 0.28 -0.02 -6.67
AFRIPRUD 3.90 3.90 3.70 -0.20 -5.13
MBENEFIT 0.21 0.21 0.20 -0.01 -4.76

Top 7 Traders By Volume

Company Volume Value(₦) Current Price
FBNH                             27,845,035                       133,591,822 4.75
UACN                             16,620,712                       114,709,535 6.90
GUARANTY                             14,970,974                       314,694,394 21.00
ZENITHBANK                               9,172,306                       138,342,174 15.05
MBENEFIT                               8,053,500                           1,610,700 0.20
FIDELITYBK                               5,719,271                         10,163,782 1.78
UBA                               4,970,268                         30,390,391 6.10

Top 7 Traders By Value

Company Volume Value(₦) Current Price
DANGCEM                               2,443,838                  350,310,117.10 143.50
GUARANTY                             14,970,974                  314,694,393.90 21.00
MTNN                               2,379,225                  265,474,945.20 111.60
ZENITHBANK                               9,172,306                  138,342,173.50 15.05
FBNH                             27,845,035                  133,591,821.50 4.75
UACN                             16,620,712                  114,709,535.20 6.90
NESTLE                                    52,440                    54,590,036.10 1000.00

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