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NGX All-Share Index extends gains, up 0.47%

by Business News Report

Nigerian equities opened the week strong as the benchmark index gained 0.47% to close at 44,701.84 points, the highest point since 25 October. The market’s performance was primarily driven by demand in ZENITHBANK (+1.64%), GTCO (+0.26%) and FBNH (+1.82%). Consequently, the year-to-date (YTD) return rose to 4.65%, while the market capitalisation gained ₦113.90bn to close at ₦24.35trn.

Analysis of market activities showed trade turnover settled higher relative to the previous session, with the value of transactions up by 57.79%. A total of 159.56m shares valued at ₦1.95bn were exchanged in 3,607 deals. TRANSCORP (+1.80%) led the volume chart with 35.24m units traded while SEPLAT (+0.00%) led the value chart in deals worth ₦478.43m.

Market breadth closed positive at a 4.33-to-1 ratio with advancing issues outnumbering declining ones. NB (+9.94%) topped twenty-five (25) others on the gainer’s table, while JAPAULGOLD (-7.14%) led five (5) others on the laggard’s log.

Find below key highlights of market activities.

IndicatorsCurrentChange (%)YTD
All-Share Index44,701.840.474.65
Market Cap. (₦ ‘trillion)24.350.479.20
Volume (millions)159.568.78
Value (₦ ‘billion)1.9557.79

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

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