Investors gain N195 billion, sustain positive sentiment on blue-chip stocks

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The Nigeria Domestic Market closed transactions for the week on a positive note to extend the previous day’s positive sentiment, as NGX-ASI grew by 0.95% and investors’ wealth rose by N195 billion. The positive performance was buoyed by Investors’ buy-interest in the all of the major market sector, led by Industrial sectors that grew 2.37%, on the back of gains in Buacement. Furthermore, the market breadth closed par, recording 22 gainers and losers.

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In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) grew by 373.22 absolute points, representing a gain of 0.95% to close at 39,840.28 points. While the overall Market Capitalization value gained N195.32 billion, representing an increase of 0.95% to close at N20.85 trillion.

REGALINS emerged as the top gainer (by percentage points) for today, with a maximum price appreciation of 10.00%, while NCR emerged as the top loser (by percentage points) with a maximum price depreciation of -9.92%.

Today’s market gain was driven by price appreciation in large and medium capitalized stocks amongst which are; REGALINS(+10.00%), CHIPLC(+8.33%), FTNCOCOA(+7.69%), BUACEMENT(+7.15%), WAPIC(+6.00%), MBENEFIT(-5.41%), PORTPAINT(+5.38%), LASACO(+5.19%), VITAFOAM(+3.45%), MTN(+1.98%), NEM(+1.50%), NB(+1.48%), ACCESS(+1.39%), OANDO(+1.29%), MANSARD(+1.09%), ZENITHBANK(+0.45%), DANGSUGAR(+0.29%), GUINNESS(+0.18%) and  GUARANTY(+0.17%).

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MARKET STATISTICS

CAP N20,847,201,250,267.96 One Day (ASI CHG) +0.95%
Index 39,834.42 One Week (ASI CHG) +1.36%
Volume 328,385,041 One Month (ASI CHG) +1.44%
Value N3,108,807,046.19 Six Months (ASI CHG) +30.47%
Deals 4,388 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) +73.04%
Gainers 22 Losers 22
Unchanged 64 Total 108
YTD Returns -1.08%

Source: Ngxgroup.com, GTI Research 

 

 

FMDQ ABOUT

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

The Naira at the official rate remains unchanged to close at N379.00/$1 as at yesterday’s position.

The Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window opened at N410.13 traded high at N435.65 , and low at N392.00 and eventually closed at N410.00,  representing a 0.24% appreciation against yesterday’s position. Also, a total of $110.46 million was transacted through the I&E window today.

MONEY MARKET

Overnight (O/N) rate closed at 27.75%, representing a 11.75% appreciation against yesterday’s position, while Open Buy-Back (OBB) rate closed at 27.50%,  representing a 11.75% appreciation as against yesterday’s position.

Sector Performance

Security % Change
NSE30 1.30
NSEBNK 0.11
NSECNSMRGDS 0.29
NSEINDUSTR 2.37
NSEINS 0.86
NSELOTUSISLM 1.52
NSEOILGAS 0.10

Top 7 Gainers

Security Previous Close Open Price Close Price Change Price % Change
REGALINS 0.3 0.3 0.33 0.03 10.00
CHIPLC 0.36 0.36 0.39 0.03 8.33
ROYALEX 0.49 0.49 0.53 0.04 8.16
FTNCOCOA 0.39 0.39 0.42 0.03 7.69
BUACEMENT 72.7 72.7 77.9 5.2 7.15
WAPIC 0.5 0.5 0.53 0.03 6.00
MBENEFIT 0.37 0.37 0.39 0.02 5.41

Top 7 Losers

Security Previous Close Open Price Close Price Change Price % Change
NCR 2.52 2.52 2.27 -0.25 -9.92
VANLEER 6.7 6.7 6.05 -0.65 -9.70
HONYFLOUR 1.28 1.16 1.16 -0.12 -9.38
SUNUASSUR 0.65 0.65 0.59 -0.06 -9.23
UNITYBNK 0.68 0.68 0.62 -0.06 -8.82
JAPAULGOLD 0.65 0.65 0.6 -0.05 -7.69
LINKASSURE 0.92 0.92 0.85 -0.07 -7.61

Top 7 Traders By Volume

Security Daily Volume Daily Value Close Price
FBNH            95,285,024    641,158,037.45 6.90
ACCESS            44,330,820    327,309,760.75 7.30
UBA            22,153,523    161,262,020.65 7.30
HONYFLOUR            18,232,618      21,169,006.58 1.16
ZENITHBANK            15,614,942    346,291,390.65 22.25
TRANSCORP            14,052,029      12,635,121.92 0.90
LINKASSURE            12,287,367      10,276,879.19 0.85

Top 7 Traders By Value

Security Daily Volume Daily Value Close Price
FBNH            95,285,024    641,158,037.45 6.90
ACCESS            44,330,820    327,309,760.75 7.30
UBA            22,153,523    161,262,020.65 7.30
HONYFLOUR            18,232,618      21,169,006.58 1.16
ZENITHBANK            15,614,942    346,291,390.65 22.25
TRANSCORP            14,052,029      12,635,121.92 0.90
LINKASSURE            12,287,367      10,276,879.19 0.85

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