The Nigerian bourse ended the week cumulatively on a bullish note. The All-Share Index and the NSE market capitalization appreciated by 0.35% to close the week at 25,309.37 and N13.203 trillion, respectively. Investors gained N45.65 billion.
A total of 1.072 billion shares valued at N7.384 billion were traded this week in 16, 684 deals. This is a contrast to to the 950.414 million shares valued at N10.123 billion that exchanged hands last week in 16,647 deals.
The Financial Services industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 586.761 million shares valued at N4.022 billion traded in 8,483 deals; thus contributing 54.76% and 54.47% to the total equity turnover volume and value, respectively.
The Conglomerates Industry followed with 307.744 million shares worth N799.159 million traded in 1,010 deals. In the third place was the Consumer Goods industry, with a turnover of 50.170 million shares worth N968.272 million in 3,018 deals.
Trading in the top three equities – Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, UACN Plc, and United Bank for Africa Plc (measured by volume) –accounted for 396.337 million shares worth N1.373 billion in 1,845 deals; thereby contributing 36.99% and 18.59% to the total equity turnover volume and value, respectively.
29 equities appreciated in price during the week, lower than 31 equities in the previous week. Also, 36 equities depreciated in price, higher than 27 equities in the previous week, while 98 equities remained unchanged, lower than 105 equities recorded in the previous week.
- UNIVERSITY PRESS PLC up 31.45% to close at N1.63
- FTNCOCOA PROCESSORS PLC up 20.00% to close at N0.24
- CHAMPIONBREW. PLC.up 19.23% to close at N0.93
- NEMINSURANCE PLC 1.87 2.15 0.28 14.97% to close at N2.15
- PZ CUSSONS NIGERIA PLC. 3.85 4.20 0.35 9.09% to close at N4.20
- UNITYBANK PLC 0.52 0.56 0.04 7.69% to close at N0.56
- AXAMANSARDINSURANCE PLC 1.71 1.84 0.13 7.60% to close at N1.84
- UNILEVERNIGERIA PLC. 13.95 15.00 1.05 7.53% to close at N15.00
- WAPICINSURANCE PLC 0.33 0.35 0.02 6.06% to close at N0.35
- FCMBGROUP PLC. 2.03 2.15 0.12 5.91% to close at N2.15
- BETA GLASS PLC. down 9.99% to close at N55.40
- ARBICOPLC. down 9.52% to close at N1.14
- C& I LEASING PLC. down 9.09% to close at N4.00
- CONSOLIDATEDHALLMARK INSURANCE PLC down 8.11% to close at N0.34
- CUTIXPLC. down 7.89% to close at N1.75
- FIDSONHEALTHCARE PLC down 7.25% to close at N3.71
- NEIMETHINTERNATIONAL PHARMACEUTICALS PLC down 7.00% to close at N1.86
- GUINNESSNIG PLC down 6.91% to close at N14.15
- AFRICAPRUDENTIAL PLC down 6.67% to close at N4.20
- TRANSNATIONALCORPORATION OF NIGERIA PLC down 6.56% to close at N0.57
The Nigerian bourse ended the week cumulatively bullish against all odds. This impressive result was triggered by significant buying pressure in notable stocks like UNILEVER, PZ, and WAPIC Insurance. Themoneymetrics also took note of impressive gains recorded in some tier-2 bank stocks like FCMB, UNITY BANK.
However, themoneymetrics recommends you seek the advice of a registered stockbroker when choosing stocks to buy.
Biggest online food delivery company makes debut at New York Stock Exchange
DoorDash has begun trading at the New York Stock Exchange, amid an era that has seen delivery firms gain significantly from skyrocketing demands.
The biggest food-delivery company, DoorDash has just begun trading today at the New York Stock Exchange, amid an era that has seen delivery firms gain significantly from skyrocketing demand for their services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
DoorDash further disclosed it priced its stock at $102 per share, raising about $3.4 billion in its initial public offer putting the company’s value at $39 billion — more than twice its last private market value.
Such price placed far higher than DoorDash’s original proposed price range of between $75 to $85 a share, as global investors showed significant history.
DoorDash leads the pack in the market share of the food delivery business in America with 49% of meal delivery sales in September compared to Uber’s 22% and GrubHub’s 20%, according to analytics firm Second Measure.
DoorDash has raised about $700 million through many financing rounds from leading investors including Y Combinator, SV Angel, Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital, SoftBank, Charles River Ventures, GIC, and Kleiner Perkins. As of June 2020, DoorDash’s valuation stood at about $16 billion.
In the era of COVID-19 were online services have reached a record high, DoorDash further disclosed it had stored a significant amount of gloves and bottles of hand sanitizers for its delivery drivers, and such products were offered to them with no charge
U.S stock fates exchange level, Apple recovers $2 trillion market esteem
Apple gained 3.99% to bring its market cap back to $2 trillion after its shares closed at $117.32.
U.S. stock prospects exchanged level all things considered of Asia’s exchanging meeting on Thursday. This is following a flood during market hours at the U.S exchanging meeting on Wednesday, with Apple getting back to its $2 trillion market capitalization.
Fates for the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by 0.1%. S&P 500 fates and the Nasdaq 100 fates likewise recorded comparable drops.
The tranquility seen in U.S Futures follows a wide convention for the market yesterday, with the S&P 500 picking up as high 2% for its greatest day since June.
The Nasdaq Composite rose 2.7% to haul itself out of revision region after an auction for significant tech stocks drove a sharp auction in three straight meetings.
A portion of the stocks hardest hit during the ongoing slide saw more sensational pops. Portions of Tesla, new off its most noticeably terrible day on record, rose about 11%. Tech giant Apple increased 3.99% to take its market top back to $2 trillion after its offers shut at $117.32.
Snappy truth: American Stock prospects are basically normalized agreements that worldwide dealers use in buying or selling the U.S stocks sometime not too far off. This implies the U.S stock prospects give an understanding into what worldwide speculators see before the market opens, or after it closes.
Stephen Innes, Chief Global Market Strategist at AxiCorp, in a note to our source, spoke on the macros at the world’s largest equity market.
“In a classic case of weak hands selling out to strong hands, and after retail got taken to the cleaners skimming off an enormous level of froth, US equities recovered overnight as the S&P rose 2.0% with a bounce in tech stocks helping the NASDAQ to fare better, up 2.7%.
“But since investors have not yet mustered up the courage to fill the Tuesday Nasdaq gap, it suggests the tech sector aftershocks are still reverberating and keeping the Wall of Money sidelined in one of the most interconnected market momentum shifts in some time.
“Some good news on the US labor market front as US Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) for July was again ahead of expectations – with 2.5 unemployed persons per job opening. That is well below the recent 4.6 peaks in April, although still three times the pre-virus level.”
It should be noted that stock traders will be greeted with massive economic reports today, including the ECB decisions on the Interest rate.
Nigerian Stocks on 6-day gaining streak, buyers benefit N154.4 billion WoW
The Nigerian bourse closed the buying and selling consultation for the week cumulatively bullish. The NSE All-Share Index preferred through 0.35% to shut the week at 25,309.37. Stock marketplace capitalization stands at N13.203 trillion, and traders won N154.forty three billion WoW.
A general turnover of 1.072 billion stocks really well worth N7.384 billion in 16,684 offers changed into traded this week through traders at the ground of the Exchange, in assessment to a complete of 950.414 million stocks worth N10.123 billion that exchanged fingers final week in 16,647 offers.
The Financial Services industry (measured through extent) led the pastime chart with 586.761 million stocks worth N4.022 billion traded in 8,483 offers; therefore contributing 54.76% and 54.47% to the whole fairness turnover extent and price respectively.
The Conglomerates Industry observed with 307.744 million stocks really well worth N799.159 million in 1,010 offers. In the 1/3 vicinity changed into the Consumer Goods industry, with a turnover of 50.a hundred and seventy million stocks really well worth N968.272 million in 3,018 offers.
Trading withinside the pinnacle 3 equities, particularly Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, UACN Plc, and United Bank for Africa Plc (measured through extent), accounted for 396.337 million stocks really well worth N1.373 billion in 1,845 offers, contributing 36.99% and 18.59% to the whole fairness turnover extent and price respectively.
29 equities preferred in rate at some stage in the week, decrease than 31 equities withinside the preceding week. 36 equities depreciated in rate, better than 27 equities withinside the preceding week, even as ninety eight equities remained unchanged, decrease than a hundred and five equities recorded withinside the preceding week.
Top 10 gainers for the week
- UNIVERSITY PRESS PLC up 31.45% to shut at N1.63
- FTN COCOA PROCESSORS PLC up 20.00% to shut at N 0.24
- CHAMPION BREW. PLC up 19.23% to shut at N0.93
- NEM INSURANCE PLC up 14.97% to shut at N2.15
- P Z CUSSONS NIGERIA PLC up 9.09% to shut at N4.20
- UNITY BANK PLC up 7.69% to shut at N0.56
- AXAMANSARD INSURANCE PLC up 7.60% to shut at N1.84
- UNILEVER NIGERIA PLC up 7.53% to shut at N15.00
- WAPIC INSURANCE PLC up 6.06% to shut at N0.35
- FCMB GROUP PLC up 5.91% to shut at N2.15
Top 10 losers for the week
- BETA GLASS PLC down 9.99% to shut at N55.40
- ARBICO PLC down 9.52% to shut at N1.14
- C & I LEASING PLC down 9.09% to shut at N4.00
- CONSOLIDATED HALLMARK INSURANCE PLC down 8.11% to shut at N0.34
- CUTIX PLC down 7.89% to shut at N1.75
- FIDSON HEALTHCARE PLC down 7.25% to shut at N3.71
- NEIMETH INTERNATIONAL PHARMACEUTICALS PLC down 7.00% to shut at N1.86
- GUINNESS NIG PLC down 6.91% to shut at N14.15
- AFRICA PRUDENTIAL PLC down 6.67% to shut at N4.20
- TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATION OF NIGERIA PLC down 6.56% to shut at N0.57
The Nigerian inventory marketplace completed the buying and selling week on an excellent note. That said, it ought to be stated that the bourse changed into all bullish all through the buying and selling week, as nearby traders extended their shopping for pressures on blue-chip shares which consist of MTN, GTBank, Zenith Bank, Unilever, and now no longer forgetting a few tier 2 banks (Unity Bank and FCMB).
The current balance withinside the forex marketplace additionally supplied the wanted marketplace self assurance in boosting marketplace liquidity relatively.
However, Themoneymetrics envisages careful shopping for of shares amid the gaining streak of Nigerian Stocks, as it’s anticipated that traders will take income in next buying and selling days ahead.