The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 7,110.00 deals on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021, lower than the 7,611.00 deals on Monday, February 1st 2021. The volume reached 556,023,267.00 units at the close of the market on Tuesday lower than the 586,806,603.00 units it closed with on Monday.
The value of trades recorded on Tuesday was NGN4,785,424,814.31 with the All-Share Index of 42,043.79 a decrease of -0.74% (-314.11) over Monday’s value of 42,357.90
The stock market also ended with equity of N21.994 trillion capitalisation on Tuesday higher than the N22.157 trillion equity recorded on Monday.
Top Five Gainers
Unilever led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained N0.7 to close trading at N14.2 per share after opening the trading with N13.5 per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.
Champion was second on the table, as its stock price gained NGN0.34 kobo to close the market with N3.76 per share, having started trading today with N3.42 kobo per share.
ETranzact Nigeria was the third top gainer, as its stock price closed the market with N0.12 gain to move from the opening price of N2.33 per share to NGN2.45 kobo per share.
Custodian leaps to the fourth spot, though closes the market this time with N0.05 kobo gain to end trading at NGN6.05 kobo per share from the opening share price of NGN6.0 kobo per share.
Honey Flour was last on the top five gainers' table after its share price gained NGN0.02 kobo to close trading at N1.45 kobo per share, having opened trade at N1.43 per share.
Top Five Losers
On the top of the losers' list is NB, which had begun trading at NGN63 per share, only to drop in price by NGN-2 to close at NGN61 per share at the end of trading.
WAPCo was second on the chart after closing at NGN28 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN30 kobo per share; this represents a drop of NGN-2 kobo.
Ardova’s share price fell by NGN-1.9 kobo as its share price closed trading at NGN17.15 kobo per share, lower than the NGN19.05 kobo per share it opened with.
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Bocgas also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-1.51 kobo to close trading at NGN13.61 kobo per share, below the NGN15.12 kobo per share it opened with.
Zenith Bank completed the top five losers chart after it closed trading with NGN26.3 kobo per share, losing NGN-0.85 kobo from the NGN27.15 kobo per share it opened trading with.
Top Five Trades
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for Tuesday remains UBN, which traded a volume of over 79.525 Million units worth over N457.255 million. Transcorp also retains Its second spot has the most traded but with a lesser volume of over 52.67 million units worth NGN54.15 million. FBN Holdings was third on the list, trading over 49.54 million units worth NGN361.65 million.
However, Zenith Bank was the fourth on the most traded stock list, closing the market with over 38.58 million units traded at over NGN1.033 Billion. UBA completes the top five list with over 35.51 million units traded at over NGN314.796 Million.