Friday, August 7, 2020
A total turnover of 1.065 billion shares worth N10.798 billion in 20,482 deals were traded this week
by investors on the floor of the Exchange, in contrast to a total of 421.984 million shares valued
at N5.337 billion that exchanged hands last week in 11,801 deals.
The Financial Services industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 677.301 million
shares valued at N5.070 billion traded in 10,386 deals; thus contributing 63.59% and 46.95% to
the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Conglomerates industry followed with
153.384 million shares worth N580.216 million in 894 deals. The third place was the Industrial
Goods industry, with a turnover of 57.404 million shares worth N861.263 million in 1,671 deals.
Trading in the top three equities namely FBN Holdings Plc, UACN Plc and Access Bank Plc.
(measured by volume) accounted for 320.196 million shares worth N1.802 billion in 2,639 deals,
contributing 30.06% and 16.69% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.
A total of 118,062 units valued at N1.061 billion were traded this week in 26 deals, compared with
a total of 34,880 units valued at N44.775 million transacted last week in 22 deals.
A total of 56,530 units valued at N58.664 million were traded this week in 15 deals compared with a
total of 11,909 units valued at N15.732 million transacted last week in 8 deals.
The NSE All-Share Index and Market Capitalization both appreciated by 1.41% to close the week
at 25,041.89 and N13.063 trillion respectively.
All other indices finished higher with the exception of NSE Insurance Index which depreciated by
0.28% while the NSE ASeM Closed flat.
SUMMARY OF PRICE CHANGES
Forty-one (41) equities appreciated in price during the week, higher than twenty-four (24) equities
in the previous week. Eighteen (18) equities depreciated in price, lower than twenty-eight (28)
equities in the previous week, while one hundred and four (104) equities remained unchanged,
lower than one hundred and eleven (111) equities recorded in the previous week.