Equity market records first loss in May

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Activities in the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) today recorded its first decline in the month of May, following two successive gains in the past week. The decline was impacted by blue-chip stocks as few stocks witnessed price changes today.  Market breadth closed  at par recording 14 gainers and 14 losers.

NSE Trading Floor

The All Share Index (ASI) lost 15.13 absolute points, representing a decline of 0.05% to close at 29,196.87 points. Similarly, Market Capitalization decreased by N5.69 billion representing a dip of 0.05% to close at N10.97 trillion.

NEM emerged the top gainer while UAC-PROP emerged as top loser.

The downturn was impacted by losses recorded in medium and large capitalized stocks, amongst which are; CCNN (-3.47%), FCMB (-2.56%), WEMABANK (-1.35%), GUARANTY (-1.35%), ZENITHBANK (-0.48%),  and DANGSUGAR (-0.36%).

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MARKET STATISTICS  

CAP N10,973,373,802,287.88 One Day (ASI CHG) -0.05%
Index 29,196.87 One Week (ASI CHG) -1.10%
Volume 271,075,938 One Month (ASI CHG) -1.42%
Value N1,389,558,531.41 Six Months (ASI CHG) -9.20%
Deals 3,814 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) -29.17%
Gainers 14 Losers 14
Unchanged 88 Total 116
  YTD Returns -7.11%  

 

Source: NSE, GTI Research

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

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

The Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window opened at N360.50, traded high at N362.00 and eventually closed at N361.24, representing a 0.16% depreciation against Friday’s closing position. A total of $161.12 million was transacted through the I&E window today.

MONEY MARKET

Overnight(O/N) rate closed at 12.07%, representing a 6.14% appreciation against Friday’s closing position, while Open Buy-Back (OBB) rate closed at 11.36%, representing a 6.07% appreciation against Friday’s closing position.

FIXED INCOME
Securities P. Close Close Change
Bond 987.77 980.95 -6.82 bps
T.Bills 525.10 521.73 -3.37 bps
Note: BPS=> Basis Points

Source: FMDQ, GTI Research 

 

NASD OTC MARKET         

Activities in the NASD market closed bullishly after today’s trading activities as the Unlisted Securities Index (USI) rose by 1.44% to close at 767.96 points. Market Capitalization also grew by N7.83 billion to settle at N551.73 billion. Consequently, market activities measured by aggregate volume and value increased by 676.12% and 594.79% respectively. Investors traded a total of 107,260 units of shares valued at N15.73million in 13 deals.

Five securities were traded on the OTC Platform today and they include SDCSCSPLC, SDFCWAMCO, SDMIXREAL, SDNDEP and SDNIPCOPLC

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Sector Performance     

Sector %    Change
NSE30 -0.07
BANKING -0.68
CONSUMER GOODS 0.10
INDUSTRIAL -0.53
INSURANCE 2.58
LOTUS ISLAMIC -0.18
OIL/GAS -0.15

Top 7 Gainers    

Company Pclose Open Close Change % Change
NEM 2.21 2.21 2.43 0.22 9.95
COURTVILLE 0.22 0.24 0.24 0.02 9.09
CHAMS 0.45 0.45 0.49 0.04 8.89
REGALINS 0.23 0.23 0.25 0.02 8.70
SOVRENINS 0.23 0.23 0.25 0.02 8.70
WAPIC 0.37 0.37 0.39 0.02 5.41
UNIONDAC 0.24 0.24 0.25 0.01 4.17

Top 7 Losers             

Company Pclose Open Close Change % Change
UAC-PROP 1.68 1.68 1.53 -0.15 -8.93
IKEJAHOTEL 1.75 1.75 1.60 -0.15 -8.57
GOLDINSURE 0.36 0.36 0.33 -0.03 -8.33
JAPAULOIL 0.39 0.42 0.36 -0.03 -7.69
CCNN 15.85 15.85 15.30 -0.55 -3.47
FCMB 1.95 1.95 1.90 -0.05 -2.56
UBN 7.10 7.10 7.00 -0.10 -1.41

 Top 7 Traders By Volume                 

Company Volume Value(₦) Current Price
JAPAULOIL                             58,614,436                         23,401,050 0.36
UBA                             36,996,911                       244,782,074 6.70
COURTVILLE                             30,675,909                           7,362,218 0.24
ACCESS                             23,615,847                       163,284,199 6.95
TRANSCORP                             17,157,399                         21,381,797 1.25
JAIZBANK                             16,318,127                           8,804,488 0.54
ZENITHBANK                             10,485,910                       219,136,122 20.90

 Top 7 Traders By Value         

Company Volume Value(₦) Current Price
UBA                             36,996,911                  244,782,073.95 6.70
ZENITHBANK                             10,485,910                  219,136,121.90 20.90
GUARANTY                               5,149,103                  170,189,461.25 33.00
ACCESS                             23,615,847                  163,284,199.10 6.95
DANGFLOUR                               7,208,984                  126,195,339.95 17.75
MOBIL                                  350,589                    60,983,633.50 175.00
ETI                               5,624,639                    56,255,296.00 10.00

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