Local Bourse Sheds N164 Billion, as Profit-taking Continues

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The Nigerian Equity Market today ( Tuesday), closed trading session on a negative trajectory, as investors on the Custom street extends profit taking on ZENITH, WAPCO, NB, and 48 others. Furthermore, the market breadth closed negatively, recording 8 gainers as against  51 losers.

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In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) decreased by 314.11 absolute points, representing a decline of 0.74% to close at 42,043.79 points. Also, the overall Market Capitalization value lost N164.31 billion, representing a shrink of 0.74% to close at N21.99trillion.

CHAMPIONS, emerged as top gainer (by percentage points) for today, with the maximum price appreciation of +9.94%, while LINKASSURE topped the losers’ chart with a price depreciation of -10.00%.

Today’s market loss was driven by price depreciation in large and medium capitalized stocks amongst which are; ARDOVA(-9.97%), ETI(-8.15%), CADBURY(-7.61%), WAPCO(-6.67%), UBN(-4.96%), JAPAULGOLD(-4.35%), UBA(-3.30%), DANGSUGAR(-3.23%), NB(-3.17%), ZENITH(-3.13%), ACCESS(-2.73%),  UACN(-2.23%), GUARANTY(-2.17%), FBNH(-2.17%). TRANSCORP( -1.90%) and FLOURMILL(-1.79%).

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MARKET STATISTICS

CAP N21,993,576,026,960.92 One Day (ASI CHG) -0.74%
Index 42,043.79 One Week (ASI CHG) +2.32%
Volume 556,023,267.00 One Month (ASI CHG) +4.40%
Value N4,785,424,814.31 Six Months (ASI CHG) +70.26%
Deals 7,110 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) +45.77%
Gainers 8 Losers 51
Unchanged 51 Total 110
YTD Returns +4.40%

Source: NSE, GTI Research

 

Sector Performance

Security Change Percent
NSE30 -0.94
NSEBNK -3.06
NSECNSMRGDS -0.9
NSEINDUSTR -0.51
NSEINS -2.26
NSELOTUSISLM -0.39
NSEOILGAS -0.52

Top 7 Losers

Security Close Price Open Price Close Price Change Price % Change
LINKASSURE 5.75 0.9 0.81 -0.09 –      10.00%
BOCGAS 1.03 15.12 13.61 -1.51 –        9.99%
ARDOVA 7.35 19.05 17.15 -1.9 –        9.97%
BERGER 26.3 8.05 7.25 -0.8 –        9.94%
NNFM 8.8 9.59 8.75 -0.84 –        8.76%
REGALINS 8.9 0.35 0.32 -0.03 –        8.57%
PRESTIGE 1.45 0.48 0.44 -0.04 –        8.33%

Top 7 Gainers

Security Previous Close Open Price Close Price Change Price % Change
CHAMPION 3.42 3.76 3.76 0.34 9.94%
UNILEVER 13.5 13.5 14.2 0.7 5.19%
ETRANZACT 2.33 2.33 2.45 0.12 5.15%
VERITASKAP 0.21 0.21 0.22 0.01 4.76%
SOVRENINS 0.25 0.25 0.26 0.01 4.00%
HONYFLOUR 1.43 1.5 1.45 0.02 1.40%
CUSTODIAN 6 6 6.05 0.05 0.83%

Top 7 Traders By Volume

Security Close Price Daily Volume Daily Value
UBN 5.75          79,524,661        457,254,931.35
TRANSCORP 1.03          52,666,077          54,151,923.97
FBNH 7.35          49,539,376        361,646,346.85
ZENITHBANK 26.3          38,576,459    1,032,817,701.55
UBA 8.8          35,513,869        314,795,787.95
ACCESS 8.9          22,745,228        203,843,202.55
HONYFLOUR 1.45          20,723,426          30,610,191.03

Top 7 Traders By Value

Security Close Price Daily Volume Daily Value
ZENITHBANK 26.3          38,576,459    1,032,817,701.55
NEWGOLD 8890                  61,207        544,130,230.00
UBN 5.75          79,524,661        457,254,931.35
SEPLAT 495                915,053        453,005,219.20
GUARANTY 33.75          11,315,406        384,809,634.05
FBNH 7.35          49,539,376        361,646,346.85
UBA 8.8          35,513,869        314,795,787.95

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