The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 3,760.00 deals on Friday, March 12th, 2021, higher than the 3,568.00 deals on Thursday, March 11th, 2021. The volume reached 293,970,400.00 units at the close of the market on Friday higher than the 169,354,003.00 units it closed with on Thursday.
The value of trades recorded on Friday was N3,769,759,464.28 with the All-Share Index of 38,648.48 a decrease of -0.13% (-48.69) over Thursday's value of 38,697.17
The stock market also ended with an equity of N20.22 trillion capitalization on Friday lower than the N20.25 trillion recorded on Thursday
Top Five Gainers
Flour Mill led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained N2.70 to close trading at N29.70 kobo per share after opening the trading with N0.20 kobo per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
Regency Assurance was second on the chart, as its stock price gained NGN0.03 kobo to close the market with N0.33 kobo per share, having started trading with N0.30 kobo per share.
Nem been third on the gainers' list closed the market with NGN2.03 kobo per share from the opening price of N1.85 kobo per share which represents an increase of N0.18 kobo gain in the share price.
N Nig Flour Mill takes the fourth spot, having closed the market with NGN0.50 kobo gain to end trading at N5.65 kobo per share from the opening share price of N5.15 kobo per share.
Livestock was last on the list after its share price gained NGN0.17 kobo to close trading at N2.25 kobo per share, having opened trade at N2.11 per share.
Top Five Losers
SFS Real Estate tops the decliners' list today Friday, March 12th, 2021, having begun trading at NGN69.3 kobo per share, only to drop in price by NGN-6.90 kobo to close at NGN62.40 kobo per share at the end of trading.
Unity Bank was second on the chart after closing at NGN0.66 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN0.73 kobo per share; this represents a drop of NGN-0.07 kobo.
Afri Insurance also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.02 kobo to close trading at NGN0.20 kobo per share, below the NGN0.0.22 kobo per share it opened with.
Sovrenins's share price fell by NGN-0.02 kobo as its share price closed trading at NGN0.24 kobo per share, lower than the NGN0.26 kobo per share it opened with.
Wema Bank completed the top five decliners chart after it closed trading with NGN0.61 kobo per share, losing NGN-0.04 kobo from the NGN0.65 kobo per share it opened trading with.
Top Five Trades
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for Friday 12th March 2021 is Transcorp Hotels which traded a volume of 56.93 million units worth over N45.95 million.
Int. Breweries is the second on the list with a volume of 40.88 million units worth over NGN210.69 million.
Third On the list is GTbank having traded with over 14.88 million units worth over NGN953.64 million.
FBN Holdings was fourth on the most traded stock market list today, closing the market with over 14.87 million units traded at over NGN105.30 million.
Universal Insurance completes the top five list with over 12.83 million units traded at NGN2.57 Million.