Fidelity Bank Plc
Management of the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange –NSE- over the weekend released trading data which stood at trading in the Top Three Equities namely – Fidelity Bank Plc, Omoluabi Savings and Loans Plc and Diamond Bank Plc by volume accounted for 299.270 million shares worth N277.933 million in 1,029 deals, contributing 26.79% and 3.07% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.
While a total turnover for the week stood at 1.117 billion shares worth N9.041 billion in 16,482 deals in contrast to a total of 4.319 billion shares valued at N7.376 billion that exchanged hands last week in 9,330 deals.
The Financial Services Industry by volume led the NSE trading chart with 903.696 million shares valued at N3.336 billion traded in 9,240 deals; thus contributing 80.88% and 36.90% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.
The Conglomerates Industry followed with 67.147 million shares worth N109.014 million in 609 deals while the third place went to Consumer Goods Industry with a turnover of 59.710 million shares worth N4.002 billion in 2,686 deals.
“The NSE All-Share Index and Market Capitalization appreciated by 0.28% to close the week at 26,325.93 and N9.058 trillion respectively. Similarly, all other Indices finished higher during the week with the exception of the NSE-Main Board, NSE Insurance, NSE Consumer Goods, NSE Oil/Gas and NSE Lotus II indices that depreciated by 0.39%, 0.34%, 1.82%, 3.15% and 1.87% respectively
According to the report the summary of price changes shown thirty-one (31) equities appreciated in price during the week, higher than eighteen (18) equities of the previous week.
While thirty-four (34) equities depreciated in price, higher than thirty-one (31) equities of the previous week, leaving one hundred and ten (110) equities remained unchanged lower than one hundred and twenty-six (126) equities recorded in the preceding week.