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NGX All-Share Index hits biggest single-day gain in a year

by Business News Report

For the fourth consecutive session, the Lagos bourse maintained the winning streak as the benchmark index closed 2.90% stronger – the biggest single-day gain since 8 November 2021- to settle at 46,232.37 points, the highest level since 17 October. Industrial heavyweights, DANGCEM (+9.98%) and BUACEMENT (+9.72%) drove the market’s strong performance. As a result, the year-to-date (YTD) return rose to 8.23%, with the market capitalisation up by ₦709.73bn to close at ₦25.18trn.

Analysis of today’s market activities showed trade turnover settled lower relative to the previous session, with the value of transactions down by 52.17%. A total of 187.91m shares valued at ₦1.84bn were exchanged in 3,458 deals. TRANSCORP (+6.09%) led the volume chart with 26.53m units traded while ZENITHBANK (+2.71%) led the value chart in deals worth ₦250.05bn.

Market breadth closed positive at a 3-to-1 ratio with advancing issues outnumbering declining ones. DANGCEM (+9.98%) topped twenty-three (23) others on the gainer’s table, while ETERNA (-4.76%) led seven (7) others on the laggard’s log.

Find below key highlights of market activities

IndicatorsCurrentChange (%)YTD
All-Share Index46,232.372.908.23
Market Cap. (₦ ‘trillion)25.182.9012.94
Volume (millions)187.9148.47
Value (₦ ‘billion)1.84-52.17

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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