Local Bourse Sustain Uptrend, Gained N65.73 billion Amid Renew Bargain-Hunting

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Trading activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange today (Thursday) advanced further Northward with a modest gain of 0.31% (N65.73 billion) to extend gaining streak to two consecutive sessions, driven by price rally on SEPLAT and  26 others. Consequently, market breadth closed positively, recording 27 gainers against 14 losers.

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In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) gained 125.70 absolute points, representing a growth of +0.31% to close at 40,590.85 points. Similarly, the overall Market Capitalization value also strengthened by N65.73 billion, representing an growth of +0.31 to close at N21.224 trillion.

SEPLAT, FTNCOCOA, and LIVESTOCK emerged joint-top gainers’ (by percentage points) for today, with a maximum price appreciation of +10.00%, while SOVRENINS (for the second successive sessions) emerged top of the losers’ chart with a price depreciation of -9.09%.

Today’s uptrend was also driven by price appreciation in medium and large capitalized stocks amongst which are; ARDOVA (+9.96%), DANGSUGAR (+3.83%), NB (+3.57%), FCMB (+2.56%), AFRIPRUD (+2.56%), GUARANTY (+1.54%), FBNH (+1.38.%), ZENITHBANK (+0.80%), and PRESCO (+0.07%)

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MARKET STATISTICS

CAP N21,224,149,742,894.16 One Day (ASI CHG) +0.31%
Index 40,590.85 One Week (ASI CHG) +0.79%
Volume 2,133,489,269.00 One Month (ASI CHG) +15.90%
Value N7,509,460,028.70 Six Months (ASI CHG) +67.20%
Deals 4,558.00 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) +38.08%
Gainers 27 Losers 14
Unchanged 63 Total 104
YTD Returns +2.73%

Source: NSE, GTI Research

 

Sector Performance

Sector %    Change
NSE30 +0.39
BANKING +0.53
CONSUMER GOODS +0.87
INDUSTRIAL 0.00
INSURANCE -0.02
LOTUS ISLAMIC +0.12
OIL/GAS +5.65

 

Top 7 Traders By Volume

Security  Volume   Value (₦)  Closing Price (₦)
UBA   26,487,153.00   228,449,039.90          8.60
DANGSUGAR   21,472,524.00   397,845,077.05        19.00
FIDELITYBK   15,710,309.00     39,748,286.56          2.57
ACCESS   13,292,626.00   117,053,431.35          8.80
ZENITHBANK   12,977,161.00   327,294,610.65        25.30
TRANSCORP   12,297,187.00     11,716,268.06          0.96
UBN   10,682,240.00     56,391,371.30          5.25

 

Top 7 Traders By Value

Security  Volume   Value (₦)  Closing Price (₦)
DANGSUGAR   21,472,524.00   397,845,077.05        19.00
ZENITHBANK   12,977,161.00   327,294,610.65        25.30
GUARANTY     9,552,017.00   315,050,929.65        33.00
UBA   26,487,153.00   228,449,039.90          8.60
WAPCO     6,806,518.00   152,842,624.10        22.40
NB     2,488,487.00   144,339,090.90        58.00
PRESCO     1,941,680.00   136,391,160.60        71.00

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