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The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 4,393.00 deals on Friday, February 19th, 2021, lower than the 4,972.00 deals on Thursday, February 18th, 2021. The volume reached 307,785,595.00 units at the close of the market on Friday lower than the 426,269,603.00 units it closed with on Thursday.
The value of trades recorded on Friday was N2,905,327,645.41 with the All-Share Index of 40,186.70 a decrease of -0.06% (-) over Thursday’s value of 40,212.19
The stock market also ended with an equity of N21.04 trillion capitalisation on Friday lower than the N21.17 trillion equity recorded on Thursday
Top Five Gainers
Livestock led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained N0.19 kobo to close trading at N2.24 kobo per share after opening the trading with N2.05 per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
Portland Paint was second on the table, as its stock price gained NGN0.26 kobo to close the market with N3.25 kobo per share, having started trading with N2.99 kobo per share.
FTN Cocoa was the third top gainer, as its stock price closed the market with NGN0.04 kobo gain to move from the opening price of N0.49 kobo per share to N0.53 kobo per share.
UCAP takes the fourth spot, having closed the market with NGN0.37 kobo gain to end trading at N6.35 kobo per share from the opening share price of N5.98 kobo per share.
Africa Prudential was last on the list after its share price gained NGN0.4 kobo to close trading at N7.3 kobo per share, having opened trade at N6.9 per share.
Top Five Losers
Stanbic IBTC tops the loser's list today Friday, February 19th 2021, having begun trading at NGN43 kobo per share, only to drop in price by NGN-4.3 kobo to close at NGN38.7 kobo per share at the end of trading.
May & Baker was second on the chart after closing at NGN4.19 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN4.65 kobo per share; this represents a drop of NGN-0.46 kobo.
Multiverse's share price fell by NGN-0.02 kobo as its share price closed trading at NGN0.22 kobo per share, lower than the NGN0.24 kobo per share it opened with.
Neimeth also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.17 kobo to close trading at NGN2.01 kobo per share, below the NGN2.18 kobo per share it opened with.
Royal Exchange completed the top five losers chart after it closed trading with NGN0.25 kobo per share, losing NGN-0.02 kobo from the NGN0.27 kobo per share it opened trading with.
Top Five Trades
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for Friday is FBN Holdings which traded a volume of 85.58 million units worth over N624.73 million.
UCAP was the second on the list with a volume of over 53.32 million units worth over NGN321.82 million.
Third On the list was UBA having traded with 23.35 million units worth NGN192.95 Million.
Zenith Bank was fourth on the most traded stock list today, closing the market with 17.6 million units traded at NGN431.96 million.
GTBank completes the top five list with over 11.45 million units traded at NGN348.6 Million.