Equity Market Open the month of May in the green.

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The Nigerian equity market today closed positive, gaining 0.04% after declining 2.54% in previous three consecutive trading sessions. This marginal gain was impacted by all market sectors, save the Banking sector which posted a negative performance. Market breadth closed negative recording 21 gainers as against 26 losers.

NSE Trading Floor

The All Share Index (ASI) gained 11.99 absolute points, representing an increase of 0.04% to close at 29,159.74 points. Similarly, Market Capitalization increased by N4.51 billion representing a growth of 0.04% to close at N10.96 trillion.

TRANSCORP emerged the top gainer while AFROMEDIA emerged as the top loser.

The upturn was impacted by gains recorded in medium and large capitalized stocks, amongst which are; TRANSCORP (+9.91%), FCMB (+5.95%), MOBIL (+5.08%), CCNN (+4.29%), HONYFLOUR (+3.60%), NB (+1.15%), DANGSUGAR (+1.08%), DANGFLOUR (+0.80%), FBNH (+0.68%), and STANBIC (+0.23%).

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MARKET STATISTICS  

CAP N10,963,225,660,866.64 One Day (ASI CHG) +0.04%
Index 29,171.73 One Week (ASI CHG) -2.50%
Volume 543,924,121 One Month (ASI CHG) -3.49%
Value N2,824,371,036.20 Six Months (ASI CHG) -8.86%
Deals 4,836 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) -29.38%
Gainers 21 Losers 26
Unchanged 65 Total 112
  YTD Returns -7.19%  

 

Source: NSE, GTI Research

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

The Naira exchange rate at the official window remained unchanged at N306.95/$1 against Tuesday’s position.

The Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window opened at N360.46, traded high at N362.00 and eventually closed at N360.91, representing a 0.08% depreciation against Tuesday’s closing position. A total of $176.34 million was transacted through the I&E window today.

MONEY MARKET

Overnight(O/N) rate closed at 7.29%, representing a 2.54% depreciation against Tuesday’s closing position, while Open Buy-Back (OBB) rate closed at 6.14%, representing a 2.82% depreciation against Tuesday’s closing position.

FIXED INCOME
Securities P. Close Close Change
Bond 990.23 989.05 -1.18 bps
T.Bills 523.23 536.03 +12.8 bps
Note: BPS=> Basis Points

Source: FMDQ, GTI Research 

 

NASD OTC MARKET         

The NASD market closed bullish after today’s trading activities as the Unlisted Securities Index (USI) rose by 1.25% to close at 767.70 points. Market Capitalization also grew by N6.81 billion to settle at N551.54 billion. Market activities measured by aggregate volume and value increased by 34,436.48% and 1,771.89% respectively. Investors traded a total of 1712,718,299 units of shares valued at N184.11 million in 9 deals.

Six securities were traded on the OTC Platform today and they include  SDAFRILAND, SDCSCSPLC, SDFCWAMCO, SDMIXREAL, SDNDEP and SDRIGGS

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Sector Performance     

Sector %    Change
NSE30 0.08
BANKING -0.52
CONSUMER GOODS 0.39
INDUSTRIAL 0.46
INSURANCE 0.35
LOTUS ISLAMIC 0.19
OIL/GAS 0.07

Top 7 Gainers    

Company Pclose Open Close Change % Change
TRANSCORP 1.11 1.15 1.22 0.11 9.91
JAPAULOIL 0.33 0.33 0.36 0.03 9.09
FCMB 1.85 1.85 1.96 0.11 5.95
MOBIL 177.00 177.00 186.00 9.00 5.08
MBENEFIT 0.21 0.21 0.22 0.01 4.76
CCNN 14.00 14.00 14.60 0.60 4.29
SOVRENINS 0.24 0.24 0.25 0.01 4.17

Top 7 Losers                

Company Pclose Open Close Change % Change
AFROMEDIA 0.50 0.50 0.45 -0.05 -10.00
ACADEMY 0.33 0.33 0.30 -0.03 -9.09
LAWUNION 0.50 0.50 0.46 -0.04 -8.00
ROYALEX 0.26 0.26 0.24 -0.02 -7.69
PRESCO 62.75 62.75 58.00 -4.75 -7.57
LIVESTOCK 0.67 0.67 0.62 -0.05 -7.46
LASACO 0.31 0.31 0.29 -0.02 -6.45

Top 7 Traders By Volume          

Company Volume Value(₦) Current Price
TRANSCORP                             34,908,851                         42,514,046 1.22
DANGFLOUR                             23,636,043                       450,075,687 18.95
CHAMS                             20,731,270                         10,705,337 0.50
ACCESS                             19,668,447                       135,577,985 6.90
JAPAULOIL                             17,065,371                           6,114,266 0.36
GUARANTY                             16,947,012                       559,265,373 33.00
CAVERTON                             16,277,806                         49,305,408 3.00

 Top 7 Traders By Value              

Company Volume Value(₦) Current Price
GUARANTY                             16,947,012                  559,265,373.45 33.00
DANGFLOUR                             23,636,043                  450,075,687.15 18.95
DANGCEM                               1,037,795                  186,940,278.30 180.00
NB                               2,658,537                  174,243,581.40 65.75
ZENITHBANK                               6,735,727                  143,260,387.45 21.20
MOBIL                                  767,914                  136,155,991.80 186.00
ACCESS                             19,668,447                  135,577,984.85 6.90

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