Friday, August 28, 2020
A total turnover of 1.072 billion shares worth N7.384 billion in 16,684 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange, in contrast to a total of 950.414 million shares valued
at N10.123 billion that exchanged hands last week in 16,647 deals.
The Financial Services industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 586.761 million shares valued at N4.022 billion traded in 8,483 deals; thus contributing 54.76% and 54.47% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Conglomerates industry followed with 307.744 million shares worth N799.159 million in 1,010 deals. The third place was the Consumer
Goods industry, with a turnover of 50.170 million shares worth N968.272 million in 3,018 deals.
Trading in the top three equities namely Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, UACN Plc and
United Bank for Africa Plc. (measured by volume) accounted for 396.337 million shares worth N1.373 billion in 1,845 deals, contributing 36.99% and 18.59% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.
A total of 107,424 units valued at N520.306 million were traded this week in 18 deals, compared with a total of 50,479 units valued at N405.465 million transacted last week in 20 deals.
A total of 8,285 units valued at N10.658 million were traded this week in 15 deals compared with a
total of 26,860 units valued at N33.043 million transacted last week in 32 deals.
The NSE All-Share Index and Market Capitalization both appreciated by 0.35% to close the week at 25,309.37 and N13.203 trillion respectively.
All other indices finished higher with the exception of NSE Premium, NSE Banking, NSE AFR Div
Yield and NSE MERI Value Indices which depreciated by 0.45%, 0.23%, 0.77% and 0.9% while the NSE ASeM Closed flat.
SUMMARY OF PRICE CHANGES
Twenty-nine (29) equities appreciated in price during the week, lower than thirty-one (31) equities in the previous week. Thirty-six (36) equities depreciated in price, higher than twenty-seven (27) equities in the previous week, while ninety-eight (98) equities remained unchanged, lower than
one hundred and five (105) equities recorded in the previous week.
A total volume of 75,000,000 units of FG172045S3 were admitted to trade at the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday, 27th August 2020.
Additional volumes of 25,000,000, 42,000,000 and 36,521,987 units were added to the following
bonds 12.50% FGN JAN 2026, 12.50% FGN MAR 2035 and 12.98% FGN MAR 2050 respectively
on Thursday 27th of August, 2020.