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NGX All-Share Index extends gains, up 0.23%

by Business News Report

For the third consecutive session, the Lagos bourse maintained the bull run bringing the benchmark index up by 0.23% to close at 48,366.69 points.. Sustained buying interest in industrial heavyweight, BUACEMENT (+2.50%) drove the market’s positive performance alongside WAPCO (+0.92%), UBA (+0.69%) and ETI (+4.98%) offsetting losses in banking names, ZENITHBANK (-0.68%), GTCO (-1.64%) and FBNH (-1.37%). As a result, the year-to-date (YTD) return rose to 13.23%, with the market capitalisation increasing by ₦61.60bn to close at ₦26.34trn.
Analysis of today’s market activities showed trade turnover settled lower relative to the previous session, with the value of transactions down by 13.37%. A total of 182.80m shares valued at ₦3.55bn were exchanged in 3,114 deals. FBNH (-1.37%) led the volume chart with 66.11m units traded while GEREGU (-2.44%) led the value chart in deals worth ₦1.75bn.
Market breadth closed positive at a 1.25-to-1 ratio with advancing issues outnumbering declining ones. HONYFLOUR (+8.06%) topped fourteen (14) others on the leader’s log, while UPDC (-7.07%) led eleven (11) others on the laggard’s  table.

Find below key highlights of market activities

IndicatorsCurrentChange (%)YTD
All-Share Index48,366.690.2313.23
Market Cap. (₦ ‘trillion)26.340.2318.15
Volume (millions)182.80-71.16
Value (₦ ‘billion)3.55-13.37

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


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