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NGX All-Share Index advances by 0.62%

by Business News Report

Equities on the Lagos bourse edged higher today as the benchmark index advanced by 0.62% to close at 52,048.85 points, the highest point since 21 July 2022. Gains in telco heavyweight, MTNN (+2.33%) as well as Tier-1 banking names, ZENITHBANK (+2.87%), GTCO (+2.08%) and FBNH (+2.22%) offset selloffs in AIRTELAFRI (-0.64%) to keep the market in the green. As a result, the year-to-date (YTD) return rose to 1.56%, while market capitalization gained ₦173.74bn to close at ₦28.35trn.

Analysis of today’s market activities showed trade turnover settled lower relative to the previous session with the value of transactions down by 5.32%. A total of 211.74m shares valued at ₦7.73bn were exchanged in 3,462 deals. MANSARD (+0.00%) led the volume chart with 26.25m units traded while AIRTELAFRI (-0.64%) led the value chart in deals worth ₦4.14bn.

Market breadth closed positive at a 4.83-to-1 ratio with advancing issues outnumbering declining ones. INTBREW (+8.60%) led twenty-eight (28) others on the gainer’s table, while FTNCOCOA (-3.57%) topped five (5) others on the laggard’s log.

Find below key highlights of market activities

IndicatorsCurrentChange (%)YTD
All-Share Index52,048.850.621.56
Market Cap. (₦ ‘trillion)28.350.621.56
Volume (millions)211.74-24.90
Value (₦ ‘billion)7.73-5.32

Dividend Information for 2022

CompanyDividend (Bonus)Closure DatePayment Date
SEPLAT$0.025 (interim)11-Nov-226-Dec-22
ACCESSCORP₦0.20 (interim)28-Sep-2212-Oct-22
GTCO₦0.30 (interim)21-Sep-2230-Sep-22
UBA₦0.20 (interim)22-Sep-2229-Sep-22
STANBIC₦1.50 (interim)7-Sep-2221-Sep-22
ZENITHBANK₦0.30 (interim)7-Sep-2213-Sep-22
SEPLAT$0.025 (interim)15-Aug-229-Sep-22
CUSTODIAN₦0.10 (interim)26-Aug-221-Sep-22
OKOMU OIL₦7.00 (interim)26-Aug-2229-Aug-22
MTNN₦5.60  (interim)19-Aug-2226-Aug-22
AIRTELAF$0.03 (final)23-Jun-2222-Jul-22
TOTAL₦18.20 (final)29-Apr-2217-Jun-22
NB₦1.20 (final)16-Mar-2222-Apr-22
WAPCO₦1.00 (final)8-Apr-2221-Apr-22

Source: Coronation Security

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