The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 5,321.00 deals on Friday, February 12th, 2021, lower than the 6,573.00 deals on Thursday, February 11th, 2021. The volume reached 1,274,476,759.00 units at the close of the market on Thursday higher than the 395,623,321.00 units it closed with on Thursday.
The value of trades recorded on Friday was NGN5,190,444,983.51.00 with the All-Share Index of 40,439.85 a decrease of -1.40% (318.29) over Thursday’s value of 40,696.01
The stock market also ended with equity of N21.16 trillion capitalisation on Friday lower than the N21.46 trillion equity recorded on Thursday.
Top Five Gainers
UAC-PROP led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained N0.07 to close trading at N0.8 kobo per share after opening the trading with N0.73 per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
Link Assurance was second on the table, as its stock price gained NGN0.05 kobo to close the market with N0.59 kobo per share, having started trading today with N0.54 kobo per share.
Japaul Gold was the third top gainer, as its stock price closed the market with NGN0.06 kobo gain to move from the opening price of N0.65 kobo per share to N0.71 kobo per share.
Unity Bank takes the fourth spot, having closed the market with NGN0.06 kobo gain to end trading at N0.71 kobo per share from the opening share price of N0.65 kobo per share.
Afri Insurance was last on the list after its share price gained NGN0.02 kobo to close trading at N0.24 kobo per share, having opened trade at N0.22 per share.
Top Five Losers
Livestock regains its first spot as the top loser, having begun trading at NGN2.25 per share, only to drop in price by NGN-0.22 kobo to close at NGN2.03 kobo per share at the end of trading.
BUA Cement’s share price fell by NGN79 as its share price closed trading at NGN73.3 kobo per share, lower than the NGN79 kobo per share it opened with.
Sovrenins also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.02 kobo to close trading at NGN0.26 kobo per share, below the NGN0.28 kobo per share it opened with.
Dangote Cement completed the top five losers chart after it closed trading with NGN220 kobo per share, losing NGN-0.8 kobo from the NGN228 kobo per share it opened trading with.
Top Five Trades
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for Friday is Zenith Bank, which traded a volume of over 55.6 Million units worth over N1.37 billion.
Transcorp Hotels retain its second spot on the list with a volume of over 42.7 million units worth NGN40.97 million.
Third On the list remains FBN Holdings, having traded this time with 42.07 million units worth NGN302.49 Million.
GT Bank was fourth on the most traded stock list, closing the market with 42.06 million units traded at over NGN1.28 million.
Access Bank completes the top five list with over 40.94 million units traded at NGN330.48 Million.