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NGX All-Share Index opens the week up 0.21%

by Business News Report

Nigerian equities opened the week on a positive note, extending gains from the previous session as the All-Share Index closed 0.21% stronger to close at 48,253.59 points, the highest point since 05 October. The market’s performance was primarily driven by gains in industrial heavyweight BUACEMENT (+3.90%) and NB (+2.22%) offsetting selloffs in WAPCO (-1.59%) and Tier-1 banking names, ZENITHBANK (-2.42%) and FBNH (-2.23%). Consequently, the year-to-date (YTD) return rose to 12.96%, while the market capitalisation gained ₦53.89bn to close at ₦26.28trn.

Analysis of today’s market activities showed trade turnover settled lower relative to the previous session, with the value of transactions down by 18.69%. A total of 633.74m units of shares valued at ₦4.10bn were exchanged in 3,398 deals. UPDCREIT (+0.00%) led the volume and value chart with 460.71m units traded in deals worth ₦1.61bn.

Market breadth closed positive at a 1.15-to-1 ratio with advancing issues outnumbering declining ones. GUINNESS (+10.00%) led fourteen (14) others on the leader’s table, while GEREGU (-9.85%) topped twelve (12) others on the laggards log.

Find below key highlights of market activities

IndicatorsCurrentChange (%)YTD
All-Share Index48,253.590.2112.96
Market Cap. (₦ ‘trillion)26.280.2117.88
Volume (millions)633.74296.50
Value (₦ ‘billion)4.10-18.69

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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