The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 5887.00 deals on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021, lower than the 7,110.00 deals on Tuesday, February 2nd 2021. The volume reached 504,837,137.00 units at the close of the market on Wednesday lower than the 556,023,267.00 units it closed with on Tuesday.
The value of trades recorded on Wednesday was NGN5,310,198,623.61 with the All-Share Index of 42,000.01 a decrease of -0.10% (-43.78) over Tuesday’s value of 42,043.79
The stock market also ended with equity of N21.971 trillion capitalisation on Wednesday lower than the N21.994 trillion equity recorded on Tuesday.
Top Five Gainers
Ardova led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained N0.85 to close trading at N18 per share after opening the trading with N17.15 per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
Zenith Bank was second on the table, as its stock price gained NGN0.65 kobo to close the market with N26.95 per share, having started trading today with N26.3 kobo per share.
Unilever was the third top gainer, as its stock price closed the market with NGN0.4 kobo gain to move from the opening price of N14.2 kobo per share to N14.6 kobo per share.
Eterna takes the fourth spot, having closed the market with NGN0.4 kobo gain to end trading at N5.6 kobo per share from the opening share price of N5.2 kobo per share.
NCR was last on the top five gainers' table after its share price gained NGN0.31 kobo to close trading at N3.43 kobo per share, having opened trade at N3.12 per share.
Top Five Losers
On the top of the losers' list is Flour Mill, which had begun trading at NGN33 per share, only to drop in price by NGN-1 to close at NGN32 per share at the end of trading.
GTBank was second on the chart after closing at NGN33.05 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN33.75 kobo per share; this represents a drop of NGN-0.7 kobo.
WAPCo’s share price fell by NGN-0.45 kobo as its share price closed trading at NGN27.55 kobo per share, lower than the NGN28.00 kobo per share it opened with.
Champion also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.37 kobo to close trading at NGN3.39 kobo per share, below the NGN3.76 kobo per share it opened with.
Etisalat completed the top five losers chart after it closed trading with NGN5.9 kobo per share, losing NGN-0.3 kobo from the NGN6.2 kobo per share it opened trading with.
Top Five Trades
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for Wednesday remains UBN, which traded a volume of over 75.55 Million units worth over N434.42 million. GTBank was second on the list with a volume of over 60.66 million units worth NGN2.01 billion. FCMB was third on the list, trading over 50.40 million units worth NGN173.555 million.
Transcorp was the fourth on the most traded stock list, closing the market with over 44.35 million units traded at over NGN45.91 million. Zenith Bank completes the top five list with over 31.50 million units traded at over NGN831.98 Million.