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  • Updated: February 17, 2021

NSE Index: Zenith, GTBank Struggle For Consistency, As Julius Berger Tops Gainers

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 4,083.00 deals on Wednesday, February 17th, 2021, lower than the 5,040.00 deals on Tuesday, February 16th, 2021. The volume reached 244,202,231.00 units at the close of the market on Wednesday lower than the 356,430,619.00 units it closed with on Tuesday.

The value of trades recorded on Wednesday was N2,653,720,169.08 with the All-Share Index of 40,465.32 an increase of -0.07% (-77.32) over Tuesday’s value of 40,494.35

The stock market also ended with equity of over N21.17 trillion capitalisation on Wednesday lower than the N21.18 trillion equity recorded on Tuesday

Top Five Gainers
Julius Berger led the top gainers' chart after its stock price gained N1.8 kobo to close trading at N20.3 kobo per share after opening the trading with N18.5 per share, according to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market data seen by AllNews.

Livingtrust was second on the table, as its stock price gained NGN0.06 kobo to close the market with N0.68  kobo per share, having started trading with N0.62 kobo per share.

Honeywell flour was the third top gainer, as its stock price closed the market with NGN0.12 kobo gain to move from the opening price of N1.25 kobo per share to N1.37 kobo per share.

Cornerstone takes the fourth spot, having closed the market with NGN0.05 kobo gain to end trading at N0.59 kobo per share from the opening share price of N0.54 kobo per share.

UPDC was last on the list after its share price gained NGN0.4 kobo to close trading at N5.8 per share, having opened trade at N5.4 per share.

Top Five Losers
Beta glass tops the loser list today Wednesday, Feb 17th 2021, having begun trading at NGN55.4 kobo per share, only to drop in price by NGN-5.4 kobo to close at NGN50 per share at the end of trading.

Japaul Gold was second on the chart after closing at NGN0.72 kobo per share from its opening trade price of NGN0.79 kobo per share; this represents a drop of NGN-0.07 kobo.

Fidson's share price fell by NGN-0.5 kobo as its share price closed trading at NGN5.35 kobo per share, lower than the NGN5.85 kobo per share it opened with.

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CHI also recorded a drop in its share price as it declined by NGN-0.03 kobo to close trading at NGN0.35 kobo per share, below the NGN0.38 kobo per share it opened with.

Vitafoam completed the top five losers chart after it closed trading with NGN7.95 kobo per share, losing NGN-0.65 kobo from the NGN8.6 kobo per share it opened trading with.

Top Five Trades
AllNews learnt that the top trade in the stock market for Wednesday is  FBN Holdings which traded a volume of over 52.3 million units worth N381.5 million.

Transcorp was the second on the list with a volume of over 24.8 million units worth over NGN23.8million.

Third On the list was GT Bank having traded with over 16.53 million units worth over NGN512.5 Million.

Zenith Bank retain its fourth spot on the most traded stock list today, closing the market with 13.98 million units traded at NGN349.28 million.

Vitafoam completes the top five list with over 12.08 million units traded at NGN94.52 Million.

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