The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 5,486.00 deals on Thursday, March 4th, 2021, higher than the 4,714.00 deals on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021. The volume reached 493,172,597.00 units at the close of the market on Thursday higher than the 244,342,845.00 units it closed with on Wednesday.
The value of trades recorded on Thursday was N4,722,499,530.20 with the All-Share Index of 39,364.67 an increase of -0.40% (-157.39) over Wednesday's value of 39,522.06
The stock market also ended with an equity of N20.68 trillion capitalization on Thursday higher than the N20.596 trillion recorded on Wednesday
Top Five Gainers
UPL led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained N0.11 to close trading at N1.22 per share after opening the trading with N1.11 per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
Morison was second on the chart, as its stock price gained NGN0.05 kobo to close the market with N0.6 kobo per share, having started trading with N0.55 kobo per share.
Cap been third on the gainers' list closed the market with NGN20 per share from the opening price of N19 per share which represent an increase of N1 gain in share price.
Wapco takes the fourth spot, having closed the market with NGN0.7 kobo gain to end trading at N20.2 kobo per share from the opening share price of N19.5 kobo per share.
Livestock was last on the list after its share price gained NGN0.09 kobo to close trading at N2.23 kobo per share, having opened trade at N2.14 per share.
Top Five Losers
Fidson tops the decliners' list today Thursday, March 4th, 2021, having begun trading at NGN4.9 kobo per share, only to drop in price by NGN-0.49 kobo to close at NGN4.41 kobo per share at the end of trading.
Enamelware also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-2.2 kobo to close trading at NGN19.9 kobo per share, below the NGN22.1 kobo per share it opened with.
Nem's share price fell by NGN-0.19 kobo as its share price closed trading at NGN1.72 kobo per share, lower than the NGN1.01 kobo per share it opened with.
NCR completed the top five decliners chart after it closed trading with NGN3.09 kobo per share, losing NGN-0.34 kobo from the NGN3.43 kobo per share it opened trading with.
Top Five Trades
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for Thursday 4th March 2021 is Universal Insurance which traded a volume of over 83.26 million units worth over N16.65 million.
Zenith Bank is the second on the list with a volume of over 38.65 million units worth over NGN983.25 million.
Third On the list is FBN Holdings having traded with 31.25 million units worth over NGN216.72 Million.
UBA was fourth on the most traded stock list today, closing the market with 26.78 million units traded at NGN211.57 million.
Access Bank completes the top five list with over 21.59 million units traded at NGN168.09 Million.