Nigerian Stock Exchange Price List: The latest Nigerian stock market today brought news of the exchange closing at 4,602 deals on Monday, September 28, 2020, higher than the 4,231 deals it closed with on Friday, September 25, 2020, while the volume reached 336.8 million units at the close of the market on Monday, higher than the 335.7 million units it closed with on Friday.
The value of trades recorded on Monday was NGN4,029 billion, lower than the NGN4,277 billion of Friday. Meanwhile, on Monday, the All-Share Index reached 26,507.84 index points, higher than the 26,319.34 index points it ended trading with on Friday. The stock market also ended with NGN13,853 trillion equity capitalisation on Monday, higher than the NGN13,754 trillion of Friday.
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Total led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained NGN8 to close trading at NGN88 per share after opening today's trading with NGN80 per share, this is according to Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews. MTN Nigeria was second on the table, as its stock price gained NGN2.5 kobo to close the market with NGN126.5 per share, having started trading today with NGN124 per share.
Okomu Oil was the third top gainer as its stock price closed the market with NGN2 gain to move from the opening price of NGN78 per share to NGN80 per share. BUA Cement came next, closing the market with a gain of NGN1,85 kobo to end trading with NGN40.4 kobo per share from the opening share price of NGN38.55 kobo per share. Wapco was last on the top five gainers' table after its share price rose from NGN15.05 per share to close trading at NGN16 per share, after gaining NGN0.95 kobo.
On the top of the losers' list is Seplat, which had begun trading earlier today at NGN400 per share, only to drop in price by NGN-2 to close at NGN398 per share at the end of trading today. May & Baker was second on the chart after closing at NGN2.9 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN3.07 kobo per share; this represents a drop of NGN-0.17 kobo. Caverton also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.11 kobo to close trading at NGN1.73 kobo per share, below the NGN1.84 kobo per share it opened with.
UAC Property also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.1 kobo to close trading at NGN1 per share, below the NGN0.9 kobo per share it opened with. UPL completed the top five losers chart after it closed trading with NGN1.33 kobo per share, declining by -6.34% from the NGN1.42 kobo per share it opened trading with.
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AllNews learnt that the top trades in the stock market for today were Zenith Bank, which traded a volume of over 89.5 million units worth NGN1.5 billion. Sterling Bank was the second most traded stock today with over 72.2 million units worth over NGN85.3 million. UBA was next on the list, trading 42.3 million units worth NGN258.9 million.
FCMB was the fourth on the most traded stock list, closing the market with over 27.8 million units traded at a cost of over NGN58.3 million, while GTBank completed the top five list with over 14.6 million units traded today, worth NGN396.2 million.