The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 4,465.00 deals on Friday, February 26th, 2021, lower than the 4,567.00 deals on Thursday, February 24th, 2021. The volume reached 507,254,782.00 units at the close of the market on Friday higher than the 326,042,400 units it closed with on Thursday.
The value of trades recorded on Friday was N2,442,549,597.84 with the All-Share Index of 39,799.89 a decrease of -0.74% (-) over Thursday's value of 40,221.30
The stock market also ended with equity of N20.82 trillion capitalization on Friday lower than the N20.98 trillion recorded on Thursday
Top Five Gainers
Lasaco led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained N0.11 kobo to close trading at N1.23 kobo per share after opening the trading with N1.12 per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
MBenefit was second on the table, as its stock price gained NGN0.03 kobo to close the market with N0.4 kobo per share, having started trading with N0.37 kobo per share.
Courteville was the third top gainer, as its stock price closed the market with NGN0.01 kobo gain to move from the opening price of N0.2 kobo per share to N0.21 kobo per share.
Oando takes the fourth spot, having closed the market with NGN0.1 kobo gain to end trading at N3.45 kobo per share from the opening share price of N3.35 kobo per share.
NAHCo was last on the list after its share price gained NGN0.06 kobo to close trading at N2.28 kobo per share, having opened trade at N2.22 per share.
Top Five Losers
Champion tops the loser's list today Friday, February 26th, 2021, having begun trading at NGN2.8 kobo per share, only to drop in price by NGN-0.28 kobo to close at NGN2.52 kobo per share at the end of trading.
Wema Bank was second on the chart after closing at NGN0.63 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN0.7 kobo per share; this represents a drop of NGN-0.07 kobo.
Sunu's share price fell by NGN-0.07 kobo as its share price closed trading at NGN0.66 kobo per share, lower than the NGN0.73 kobo per share it opened with.
Africa Prudential also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.35 to close trading at NGN5.75 kobo per share, below the NGN6.1 per share it opened with.
Mansard completed the top five losers chart after it closed trading with NGN7.55 kobo per share, losing NGN-0.4 kobo from the NGN7.95 kobo per share it opened trading with.
Top Five Trades
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for Friday is Wema Bank which traded a volume of 304.53 million units worth N197.27 million.
FBN Holdings is the second on the list with a volume of over 30.75 million units worth over NGN226.05 million.
Third On the list is Zenith Bank having traded with over 26.61 million units worth NGN667.41 Million.
Transcorp was fourth on the most traded stock list today, closing the market with 22.93 million units traded at over NGN20.68 million.
UCAP completes the top five list with 17.15 million units traded at over NGN104.61 Million.