CATEGORY: ANALYSIS

How They Are All Connected To The Etisalat Web Of Debt

Nairametrics| With Etisalat, the duo of the Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have a big...


Why GTB Did Better Than Zenith In 2016

Nairametrics| Zenith Bank and GT Bank are two of the most profitable banks in Nigerian history. They were both...


Analysis: Largest Mutual Fund Managers by Asset In Nigeria

Nairametrics| Not too long ago Quantitative Financial Analytics reported that FBN Capital Asset management lost its position as the...



Analysis: How Much GTB Made From Devaluation

Nairametrics| For a lot of Nigerians, the devaluation of the Naira in 2016 was painful, especially when you consider the negative...


Analysis: “Strong Buy” Recommended After GTB’s Record Breaking Profit

GTB released its 2016 FY results showing profits rose 33% to N132 billion. Here is a cursory analysis of...


5 Possible Reasons Why Etisalat Defaulted

Nairametrics| Business definitely looked rosier for Etisalat after six months of operations in Nigeria. The telecoms company with a...


What Shell’s Bonga Shutdown Means For The Nigerian Economy

Nairametrics| Nigeria has had what you can describe as one of the best two quarters since the Buhari administration.  The...


Deal: Regency Alliance And NEM Insurance Merge Ghana Units?

Nairametrics|Regency Alliance Insurance recently put out a notice to the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) that its subsidiary in Ghana...


Naira Depreciation Cost Nestle N23 billion In Exchange Rate Loss

Nairametrics| Nestle Nigeria Plc released its 2016 results showing revenues rose 20% to N181.9 billion (2015: N151.2 billion). Profit after...


Exclusive: How Dangote Cement Avoided N64.4 billion Tax Charge In 2016 FY Results

Nairametrics| It’s not every Nigerian company that gets to claim a tax benefit from a Scheme that’s currently under...


Analysis: Dangote Cement Beats Estimates; Post N186.6 Billion Profits

Commentary This morning, Dangote Cement Plc (DANGCEM) released its audited FY 16 results with EPS of N11.34 — 6%...


Analysis: Zenith Bank Beats Estimates, “Strong Buy” Implied

Analysis of Zenith Bank’s 2016 Full Year Results Commentary Zenith Bank Plc. (Zenith) kicked off the FY 2016 earnings...


When To Avoid Selling A Stock Before It’s Marked Down

Nairametrics| So let’s assume you buy a stock for N2.50 and it is currently trading at N3 per share. The...


Chart: Effect of FPI on Nigerian Stocks

Nairametrics| The Nigerian Stock Exchange has published its data on Local and Foreign portfolio transactions in the Nigerian Stock...


Chart of the day: Effect of TSA on Bank Deposits

Nairametrics| The Federal Government Under President Buhari introduced the Treasury Single Account in the final quarter of 2015. Since...


Analysis: Speculators Are Offloading Dollars, What is The End Game?

Nairametrics| Yesterday, Reuters reported that Central Bank of Nigeria sold about $6.5 million of Forex to the interbank market...


Naira Struggles: And Another One

Nairametrics| This is really becoming tiring but we must. The central bank announced yet another intervention program disguised as...


Analysis: Is Forte Oil Plc Highly Inflammable?

Forte Oil Plc: Highly Inflammable? In contrast to sector peers, which had a stellar 2016 performance, Forte Oil (FO)...


What You Need To Know About The New CBN Forex Policy

Nairametrics| On Monday, 20th of February 2016, the Central Bank of Nigeria issued a new forex policy on its website....


Here Is One CBN Decision That Is Killing The Naira…Daily!

Nairametrics| The exchange rate between the naira and the dollar hit an all time low last week dropping to...