Investors Drop Banking and Industrial Sector Stocks as ASI Shed 0.33%

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Transactions on the Nigeria local bourse today (Thursday) closed in the negative region to extend the losing streak to three consecutive trading session, as market performance indices (NSE-ASI and Market Cap) dropped by 0.33%. The negative trend was sustained, following sell-off in the banking and industrial sector stocks. However, the market breadth largely positive, recording 27 gainers against 12 losers.

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In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) declined by 128.39 absolute points, representing a decrease of 0.33% to close at 39,916.74 points. While the overall Market Capitalization value lost N67.18 billion, representing a decrease of 0.33% to close at N20.36trillion.

FTNCOCOA emerged as the top loser (by percentage points) for today, with a price depreciation of -8.70%, while ROYALEX and UACN emerged as the joint-top gainer (by percentage points) with a price appreciation of +10.00%.

Today’s market loss was driven by price depreciation in large and medium capitalized stocks amongst which are; FTNCOCOA(-8.70%), NEM(-7.39%), UNITYBNK(-6.67%), LIVESTOCK(-2.60%), FCMB(-2.41%), WAPCO(-2.04%), ZENITHBANK(-2.00%), ETI(-0.99%),   GUARANTY(0.66%), and STANBIC(0.59%).

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MARKET STATISTICS

 

CAP N20,361,439,326,144.44 One Day (ASI CHG) -0.33%
Index 38,916.74 One Week (ASI CHG) -0.96%
Volume 239,421,124 One Month (ASI CHG) -2.54%
Value N2,315,549,915.21 Six Months (ASI CHG) +45.04%
Deals 4,450 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) +84.43%
Gainers 27 Losers 12
Unchanged 61 Total 100
YTD Returns -3.36%

Source: NSE, GTI Research 

 

Sector Performance

Security % Change
NSE30 -0.47
NSEBNK -3.62
NSECNSMRGDS 1.28
NSEINDUSTR -0.10
NSEINS 0.19
NSELOTUSISLAM -0.04
NSEOILGAS 0.23

Top 7 Gainers

Security Previous Close Open Price Close Price Change Price % Change
ROYALEX 0.3 0.3 0.33 0.03 10.00
UACN 9 9.9 9.9 0.9 10.00
JAPAULGOLD 0.41 0.41 0.45 0.04 9.76
CUTIX 2.04 2.04 2.23 0.19 9.31
LINKASSURE 0.66 0.66 0.72 0.06 9.09
MEYER 0.45 0.45 0.49 0.04 8.89
STERLNBANK 1.7 1.7 1.85 0.15 8.82

Top 7 Losers

Security Previous Close Open Price Close Price Change Price % Change
FTNCOCOA 0.46 0.46 0.42 -0.04 -8.70
NEM 2.3 2.3 2.13 -0.17 -7.39
UNITYBNK 0.75 0.75 0.7 -0.05 -6.67
REGALINS 0.3 0.3 0.29 -0.01 -3.33
LIVESTOCK 1.92 1.92 1.87 -0.05 -2.60
FCMB 2.9 2.9 2.83 -0.07 -2.41
WAPCO 22.1 22.1 21.65 -0.45 -2.04

Top 7 Traders By Volume

Security Daily Volume Daily Value Close Price
UACN          37,374,797    370,010,490.30
TRANSCORP          25,914,824      20,876,760.79 0.82
FIDELITYBK          12,599,818      31,450,306.70 2.58
FLOURMILL          10,356,332    300,400,894.15 29.00
GUARANTY            9,654,230    289,607,738.35 29.95
FBNH            8,840,667      64,465,762.30 7.25
UBA            8,757,074      61,891,381.10 7.05

Top 7 Traders By Value

Security Daily Volume Daily Value Close Price
UACN          37,374,797    370,010,490.30 9.90
FLOURMILL          10,356,332    300,400,894.15 29.00
GUARANTY            9,654,230    289,607,738.35 29.95
STANBIC            4,981,717    256,198,160.30 50.95
GUINNESS            5,391,450    191,727,763.40 35.90
ZENITHBANK            6,717,730    149,048,778.30 22.10
NB            1,707,768      86,116,674.20 51.00

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