Nigeria’s Equity Market Sustains Positive Momentum, Gains 1.54%.

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Transactions on The Nigeria Equity Market today (Thursday), closed on a positive note, as Insurance and Oil & Gas sector maintains strong positive sentiment to extend the recent gain to four successive sessions. Consequently, the market breadth closed positively, recording 49 gainers as against 7 losers.

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In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) stretched by 622.09 absolute points, representing a rise of 1.54% to close at 40,963.14 points. Similarly, the overall Market Capitalization value gained N325.27 billion, representing a growth of 1.54% to close at N21.42 trillion.

CHAMPION emerged top gainer (by percentage points) for today, with the maximum price appreciation of +9.82%, while COURTVILLE topped the losers’ chart with a price depreciation of -8.33%.

Today’s market gain was driven by price appreciation in medium and large capitalized stocks amongst which are; CHAMPION(+9.82%), NASCON(+9.72%), JAPAULGOLD(+9.45%), MANSARD(+9.42%) and ARDOVA(+9.25%).

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MARKET STATISTICS

CAP N21,418,813,211,428.92 One Day (ASI CHG) +1.54%
Index 40,963.14 One Week (ASI CHG) +0.92%
Volume 809,362,140.00 One Month (ASI CHG) +17.56%
Value N8,905,564,819.01 Six Months (ASI CHG) +69.87%
Deals 6,706.00 52 Weeks (ASI CHG) +39.89%
Gainers 49 Losers 7
Unchanged 56 Total 112
YTD Returns +1.72%

Source: NSE, GTI Research

 

Sector Performance

Security Change Percent
NSE30 1.68
NSEBNK 2.35
NSECNSMRGDS 0.73
NSEINDUSTR 1.68
NSEINS 5.32
NSELOTUSISLM 1.47
NSEOILGAS 5.15

Top 7 Gainers

COMPANY PCLOSE OPEN %CHANGE
CHAMPION 1.12 1.12 9.82
NASCON 15.95 15.95 9.72
JAPAULGOLD 1.27 1.39 9.45
MANSARD 1.38 1.38 9.42
ARDOVA 20 20 9.25
LIVESTOCK 1.76 1.76 9.09
SOVRENINS 0.22 0.22 9.09

Top 7 Losers

COMPANY PCLOSE OPEN %CHANGE
COURTVILLE 0.24 0.24 -8.33
NEIMETH 2.2 2.2 -6.36
UNIONDAC 0.32 0.32 -3.13
JAIZBANK 0.72 0.72 -2.78
JOHNHOLT 0.51 0.51 -1.96
NAHCO 2.29 2.29 -1.75
GUINNESS 18.9 18.9 -0.26

Top 7 Traders By Volume

Security  Daily Volume  Daily Value Close Price
TRANSCORP       136,578,001.00      130,187,282.08 0.95
MBENEFIT         70,590,783.00        27,389,418.45 0.39
GUARANTY         68,993,112.00   2,251,734,120.25 33
WAPCO         61,851,781.00   1,423,886,590.65 23.5
FBNH         44,533,521.00      329,473,070.35 7.5
ZENITHBANK         42,813,568.00   1,126,078,848.35 26.4
MANSARD         32,327,788.00        48,726,414.40 1.51

Top 7 Traders By Value

Security  Daily Value  Daily Volume Close Price
GUARANTY    2,251,734,120.25        68,993,112.00 33
WAPCO    1,423,886,590.65        61,851,781.00 23.5
ZENITHBANK    1,126,078,848.35        42,813,568.00 26.4
DANGCEM       917,323,428.40           3,872,056.00 237
NESTLE       687,009,728.80              490,502.00 1505
FBNH       329,473,070.35        44,533,521.00 7.5
ACCESS       258,627,474.00        27,682,892.00 9.5

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