Equity Market halts five consecutive days of losses, gains 0.15%

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The equity market today halted  losses of five consecutive trading sessions to post 0.15% gain. The positive performance was driven by gains experienced in the Banking and Consumer Goods sectors. Market breadth closed negative, recording 13 gainers and 18 losers.

NSE Trading Floor

The All Share Index (ASI) went up by 46.92 absolute points, representing a growth of 0.15%, to close at 31,360.28 points. Similarly, Market Capitalization gained N17.50billion representing a growth of 0.15%, to close at N11.69trillion.

CAP emerged the top gainer while REGALINS emerged as the top loser.

The Uptrend was impacted by gains recorded in medium and large capitalized stocks, amongst which are; CAP (+10.00%), ETERNA (+9.09%), NESTLE (+4.72%), DIAMONDBNK (+2.89%), OKOMUOIL (+1.27%), FBNH (+1.22%) and GUARANTY (+0.56%).

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MARKET STATISTICS

CAP N11,694,735,180,810.40 One Day (ASI CHG) +0.15
Index 31,360.28 One Week (ASI CHG) -2.37
Volume 377,494,901 One Month (ASI CHG) -3.25
Value N2,261,623,536.90 Six Months (ASI CHG) -2.07
Deals 3,273 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) -27.19
Gainers 13 Losers 18
Unchanged 79 Total 110
  YTD Returns -0.22  

 

Source: NSE, GTI Research

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

The Naira at the inter-bank rate closed unchanged at N306.95 against yesterdays closing position.

The Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window opened at N360.65, traded high at N363.50 and eventually closed at N360.29, representing a 0.04% appreciation against yesterdays closing position. A total of $180.69 million was transacted through the I&E window today.

MONEY MARKET

Overnight(O/N) rate closed at 10.00%, representing a 0.33% depreciation against yesterday’s closing position, while Open Buy-Back (OBB) rate also closed at 9.42%, representing a 0.25% depreciation against yesterday’s closing position.

FIXED INCOME
Securities P. Close Close Change
Bond 900.15 892.82 +7.33 bps
T.Bills 579.14 573.34 +5.80 bps
Note: BPS=> Basis Points

Source: FMDQ, GTI Research 

 

Sector Performance       

Sector %    Change
NSE30 +0.27
BANKING +0.04
CONSUMER GOODS +1.60
INDUSTRIAL -0.35
INSURANCE -0.02
LOTUS ISLAMIC +0.95
OIL/GAS 0.00

    

Top 7 Gainers        

COMPANY PCLOSE OPEN CLOSE CHANGE %CHANGE
CAP 34.00 34.00 37.40 3.40 10.00
STERLNBANK 2.15 2.15 2.36 0.21 9.77
ETERNA 4.40 4.40 4.80 0.40 9.09
CHIPLC 0.27 0.27 0.29 0.02 7.41
LASACO 0.31 0.31 0.33 0.02 6.45
NESTLE 1480.00 1480.00 1549.90 69.90 4.72
LIVESTOCK 0.58 0.58 0.60 0.02 3.45

Top 7 Losers       

COMPANY PCLOSE  OPEN  CLOSE CHANGE %CHANGE
REGALINS 0.26 0.26 0.24 -0.02 -7.69
AFRIPRUD 4.92 4.92 4.55 -0.37 -7.52
PRESTIGE 0.54 0.54 0.50 -0.04 -7.41
DANGFLOUR 10.00 10.00 9.50 -0.50 -5.00
GUINNESS 67.15 67.15 64.00 -3.15 -4.69
UACN 8.00 8.00 7.80 -0.20 -2.50
TRANSCORP 1.27 1.27 1.24 -0.03 -2.36

Top 7 Traders By Volume     

COMPANY PCLOSE           VOLUME               VALUE 
DIAMONDBNK 2.42       113,597,657      283,360,733.55
CHAMS 0.20         72,145,000        14,429,000.00
FBNH  8.20         71,527,070      586,219,814.85
ZENITHBANK  22.55         14,588,557      321,398,173.70
UCAP 3.28         12,846,725        42,360,390.56
UBA  7.55         12,455,895        93,837,226.00
FCMB 2.00         12,033,129        24,130,807.17

Top 7 Traders By Value        

COMPANY PCLOSE           VOLUME              VALUE  
FBNH  8.20         71,527,070      586,219,814.85
ZENITHBANK  22.55         14,588,557      321,398,173.70
DIAMONDBNK 2.42       113,597,657      283,360,733.55
NESTLE 1480.00              170,248      261,786,778.10
GUARANTY 35.50           4,550,502      163,333,199.05
NB 75.00           1,944,202      145,787,463.10
UBA  7.55         12,455,895        93,837,226.00

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