Saturday, August 13

WAPCO, FBNH hold reins to lead gainers by value as market cap grows by N40.42 billion

The Nigerian Exchange market closed on a positive note amidst sell-offs and buy-interests as the benchmark All-Share Index (ASI) appreciated by 18 basis points.

The NGX ASI closed at 42,038.60 points, to reflect a growth of 0.18% from the previous trading day and a Year-to-Date (YTD) return of 4.39%. Meanwhile, the market capitalization increased by N40.42 billion.

At the close of market today, Friday, 29th October 2021, the stock exchange market value currently stands at N21.94 trillion from N21.90 trillion in the previous trading day.

The market breadth closed positive as GUINNESS led 32 Gainers, and 19 Losers topped by REGALINS at the end of today’s session.

The stock market has advanced 1,767.88 base points since the start of the year.

NGX ASI Top gainers

  • GUINNESS +10.00% to close at N36.30
  • CUSTODIAN up +9.74% to close at N8.45
  • AIICO up +9.73% to close at N1.24
  • UPL up +9.60% to close at N2.17
  • WEMABANK up +9.46% to close at N0.81

NGX ASI Top losers

  • REAGLINS down –9.76% to close at N0.37
  • CWG down –9.60% to close at N1.13
  • SOVRENINS down –8.33% to close at N0.22
  • ROYALEX down –5.66% to close at N0.50
  • DANGSUGAR down –5.56% to close at N17.00

NGX ASI Top Traded by Volume

  • FBNH – 56,982,831 units
  • TRANSCORP – 27,940,291 units
  • WEMABANK – 23,534,316 units
  • AIICO – 21,787,454 units
  • WAPCO – 18,005,742 units

NGX ASI Top Traded by Value

  • FBNH –  N645,122,971.20
  • WAPCO –  N483,519,763.85
  • ZENITHBANK – N226,571,402.50
  • GTCO –  N204,338,203.55
  • MTNN – N148,172,285.10

Market sentiments trend towards the bulls with the market differential being in favour the advancers as 32 gainers surpass 19 losers.