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NGX All-Share Index edges higher, up 0.27%

by Business News Report

The domestic bourse maintained the bull run bringing the benchmark index up by 0.27% to close at 52,235.88 points. Buying interest in BUAFOODS (+5.88%), ZENITHBANK (+1.11%) and STANBIC (+0.54%) offset losses in GTCO (-0.40%), WAPCO (-0.83%) and NB (-10.00%). Accordingly, the market remains on track for its first weekly gain in the month.  Consequently, the year-to-date (YTD) return rose to 1.92%, while the market capitalisation gained ₦75.28bn to close at ₦28.44trn. 

Analysis of today’s market activities showed trade turnover settled lower relative to the previous session, with the value of transactions down by 9.52%. A total of 2.33bn shares valued at ₦17.62bn were exchanged in 6,958 deals. ACCESSCORP (-3.38%) led the volume and value charts with 1.23bn units traded in deals worth ₦12.51bn.

Market breadth closed positive at a 1.40-to-1 ratio with advancing issues outnumbering declining ones. HONYFLOUR (+10.00%) topped twenty (20) others on the leader’s log while NB (-10.00%) topped fourteen (14) others on the laggard’s table.

Find below key highlights of market activities

IndicatorsCurrentChange (%)YTD
All-Share Index52,235.880.271.92
Market Cap. (₦ ‘trillion)28.440.271.89
Volume (millions)2,334.25-63.96
Value (₦ ‘billion)17.62-9.52

Dividend Information for 2023

CompanyDividend (Bonus)Closure DatePayment Date
BUACEMENT₦2.80  (final)14-Aug-2324-Aug-23
TOTAL₦21.00  (final)26-Apr-232-Jun-23
STANBIC₦2.00  (final)12-Apr-2326-May-23
ACCESSCORP₦1.30  (final)9-May-2324-May-23
NESTLE₦36.50  (final)24-Apr-2318-May-23
GTCO₦2.80  (final)2-May-2311-May-23
SEPLAT$0.075 (final)19-Apr-2316-May-23
ZENITHBANK₦2.90  (final)17-Apr-232-May-23
WAPCO₦2.00 (final)11-Apr-2328-Apr-23
UBA₦0.90 (final)17-Apr-2327-Apr-23
NB₦1.03 (final)17-Mar-2326-Apr-23
DANGCEM₦20.00  (final)31-Mar-2324-Apr-23
MTNN₦10.00  (final)28-Mar-2320-Apr-23
DANGSUGAR₦1.50  (final)27-Mar-2315-Apr-23
GEREGU₦8.00  (final)28-Feb-2329-Mar-23

Source: Coronation

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