Nigeria stock market capitalization rises by N133 billion as stocks gain 0.50% on Thursday

Nigerian stocks continued their upward trend as the benchmark index increased by 0.50% to close at 49,233.02 points, which was its highest level since September 21. Gains in MTNN (+2.88%), ZENITHBANK (+2.17%), and WAPCO (+2.05%) offset losses in GTCO (-1.91%), FBNH (-0.46%), and GEREGU (-8.11%) to keep the market in the green.

So, the ASI’s year-to-date (YTD) return increased to 15.26%, and the market capitalization increased by N133.43 billion to close at N26.82 trillion. The stock market has increased by 6516.7% basis points, or 15.25%, since the beginning of the year.

With the value of transactions increasing by 27.07%, analysis of today’s market activity revealed that trade turnover settled higher than it had the previous session. In a total of 2,756 transactions, 222.78 million shares worth N1.13 billion were exchanged. With 153.28 million units exchanged, STERLNBANK (-0.73%) topped the volume chart, while AIRTELAFRI (+0.00%) topped the value list with transactions totaling N744.34 million.

Positive market breadth was recorded at a ratio of 2.43 to 1, with more rising issues than declining ones. CAP (+9.88%) beat sixteen (16) others on the gainer’s table, while GEREGU (-8.11%) led six (6) others on the laggard’s ledger.

Nigeria stock Market Market Indices  

  • NGX ASI: 49,233.02 points 
  • Previous ASI: 48,988.04 points 
  • Percentage Day Change: 0.50% 
  • % Y-t-D: 15.25% 

Nigeria stock Market Market Capitalization: N26.815 Trillion 

  • Volume: 222.8 million 
  • Value: N2.12 billion 
  • Deals: 2,756 

Nigeria stock Market Top ASI gainers    

  • CAP up + 9.88% to close at N17.80 
  • ARDOVA up + 9.51% to close at N16.70 
  • CORNERST up + 8.33% to close at N0.52 
  • THOMASWY  up + 8.33% to close at N0.52 
  • LEARNAFRCA up + 8.12% to close at N2.13  
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  Nigeria stock Market Top ASI losers   

  • MCNICHOLS down – 10.00% to close at N0.54 
  • GEREGU  down – 8.11% to close at N102.00 
  • CHAMS down – 4.35% to close at N0.22 
  • GTCO down – 1.91% to close at N20.50 
  • UCAP down – 1.46% to close at N13.50  

   Nigeria stock Market Top 3 by Volume

  • STERLNBANK – 153,280,865 
  • GTCO– 10,466,253 
  • ZENITHBANK – 8,691,290 

    Nigeria stock Market Top 3 by Value   

  • AIRTELAFRI- N744,337,950 
  • MTNN– N286,777,679 
  • GTCO – N216,962,546 

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