The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 5,251.00 deals on Monday, February 8th, 2021, lower than the 5998.00 deals on Friday, February 5th, 2021. The volume reached 340,284,414.00 units at the close of the market on Monday lower than the 482,186,192.00 units it closed with on Friday.
The value of trades recorded on Monday was NGN2,640,392,639.39 with the All-Share Index of 41,564.31 a decrease of -0.34% (-76.76) over Friday’s value of 41,709.09
The stock market also ended with an equity of N21.74 trillion capitalisation on Monday lower than the N21.82 trillion equity recorded on Thursday.
Top Five Gainers
Guinness led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained N0.85 to close trading at N19.85 per share after opening the trading with N19 per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
Afriprud was second on the table, as its stock price gained NGN0.55 kobo to close the market with N7.25 kobo per share, having started trading today with N6.7 kobo per share.
UPDC was the third top gainer, as its stock price closed the market with NGN0.5 kobo gain to move from the opening price of N5.5 kobo per share to N6 per share.
Fidson takes the fourth spot, having closed the market with NGN0.46 kobo gain to end trading at N6 per share from the opening share price of N5.54 kobo per share.
UBA was last on the list after its share price gained NGN0.35 kobo to close trading at N8.8 kobo per share, having opened trade at N8.45 per share.
Top Five Losers
On the top of the losers' list is GT Bank, which had begun trading at NGN36 per share, only to drop in price by NGN-3.15 kobo to close at NGN32.85 kobo per share at the end of trading.
PZ Cussons was second on the chart after closing at NGN5.1 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN5.65 kobo per share; this represents a drop of NGN-0.55 kobo.
Flour Mill’s share price fell by NGN-0.45 kobo as its share price closed trading at NGN31 per share, lower than the NGN31.45 kobo per share it opened with.
Unilever also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.3 to close trading at NGN14.3 kobo per share, below the NGN14.6 kobo per share it opened with.
Champion completed the top five losers chart after it closed trading with NGN2.5 kobo per share, losing NGN-0.27 kobo from the NGN2.77 kobo per share it opened trading with.
Top Five Trades
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for Monday is UBN, which traded a volume of over 78.8 Million units worth over N457.06 million. FBN Holdings was second on the list with a volume of over 54.25 million units worth NGN396.42 million. Access Bank was third on the list, trading over 33.96 million units worth NGN289.6 million.
Transcorp drops to fourth on the most traded stock list, closing the market with 16.69 million units traded at over NGN16.83 million. Zenith Bank completes the top five list with 14.17 million units traded at over NGN368.6 Million.