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NGX All-Share Index maintains bull run, up 0.60%

by Business News Report

For the third consecutive session, the Lagos bourse maintained the bull run bringing the benchmark index up by 0.60% to close at 44,929.33 points. Buying interest in telco heavyweight, MTNN (+1.52%) and BUAFOODS (+1.27%) were the major drivers of the market’s positive performance. Consequently, the year-to-date (YTD) return rose to 5.18%, with the market capitalisation increasing by ₦123.91bn to close at ₦24.47trn.

Analysis of today’s market activities showed trade turnover settled higher relative to the previous session, with the value of transactions up by 97.51%. A total of 126.56m shares valued at ₦3.85bn were exchanged in 3,383 deals. ZENITHBANK (+1.84%) led the volume chart with 13.55m units traded while MTNN (+1.52%) led the value chart in deals worth ₦2.40bn.

Market breadth closed positive at a 6.75-to-1 ratio with advancing issues outnumbering declining ones. UPDCREIT (+10.00%) topped twenty-six (26) others on the gainer’s table, while PRESCO (-7.17%) led three (3) others on the laggard’s log.

Find below key highlights of market activities.

IndicatorsCurrentChange (%)YTD
All-Share Index44,929.330.605.18
Market Cap. (₦ ‘trillion)24.470.519.75
Volume (millions)126.56-20.68
Value (₦ ‘billion)3.8597.51

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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