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NGX All-Share closes week negative, -1.36% w/w

by Business News Report

The Lagos bourse closed the week down by 136bps w/w. Over the course of the week, selloffs  in AIRTELAFRI (-10.32% w/w), ZENITHBANK (-1.73% w/w) and FBNH (-7.41% w/w) were the primary drivers of the weak performance, outweighing gains in MTNN (+2.33% w/w), GTCO (+8.79% w/w) and UBA (+2.33% w/w).  Accordingly, having lost in four (4) of five (5) trading sessions this week, the ASI year-to-date (YTD) return fell to 31.37%, while the market capitalisation lost ₦761.40tn w/w to close at ₦55.56tn. In today’s trading session, the NGX All-Share Index slipped by 2bps to 98,233.76 points. Losses in FBNH (-0.40%), ACCESSCORP (-0.57%) and TRANSCORP (-2.70%) offset gains in GTCO (+3.63%) and UBA (+0.96%). As a result, the market capitalization lost ₦8.34tn to close at ₦55.56tn today.

Analysis of today’s market activity showed that trade turnover settled 54.86% lower than the previous session, with 344.38 million shares valued at ₦7.52 billion in 8,497 deals. UBA (+0.96%) led the volume and value table with 90.12 million units traded in deals worth ₦2.41 billion.

Market breadth closed positive at a 1.04-to-1 ratio with advancing issues outnumbering the declining ones. HONYFLOUR (+9.97%) topped twenty-four (24) others on the leader’s table while MANSARD (-10.00%) led twenty-three (23) others on the laggard’s log. On the sectoral breakdown, while the NGX Industrial Goods Index managed to eke out 7bps, the NGX 30 Index (-1.46%), the NGX Consumer Goods Index (-1.18%), the NGX Pension Index (-1.14%), the NGX Insurance Index (-1.01%), NGX Oil and Gas Index (-0.33%) and NGX Banking Index (-0.07%) closed negative.

Find below key highlights of market activities

IndicatorsCurrentChange (%)YTD
All-Share Index98,233.76-0.0231.37
Market Cap. (₦ ‘trillion)55.56-0.0235.79
Volume (millions)344.38-49.09
Value (₦ ‘billion)7.52-54.86

Dividend Information for 2023

CompanyDividend (Bonus)Closure DatePayment Date
BUA CEMENT₦2.0012-Aug-2429-Aug-24
SEPLAT ENERGY$0.0329-Apr-2429-May-24
UBA₦0.50 (interim)27-Sep-236-Oct-23
ZENITHBANK₦0.50 (interim)25-Sep-2329-Sep-23
STANBICN1.50 (interim)13-Sep-2327-Sep-23
GTCO₦0.50 (interim)15-Sep-2325-Sep-23
FIDELITYBKN 0.25 (interim)15-Sep-2322-Sep-23
CUSTODIAN₦0.15 (interim)21-Aug-235-Sep-23
MTNN₦5.60  (interim)17-Aug-2324-Aug-23

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