The Nigerian Stock Exchange ended Friday’s trading session, in positive territory. The All Share Index closed at 29.560.47 basis points, up 0.73%.
Year to date, the index is down 5.95%.
Top Gainers and Losers
Meyer Plc was the best performing stock today. The stock gained 9.26% to close at N0.59. Regency Alliance Insurance Plc also gained 8.70% to close at N0.25. Unity Bank Plc rounds up the top three gainers for today. The stock gained 8.22% to close at N0.79.
On the flip side, Ikeja Hotel was the worst performing stock today. The stock declined by 9.73% to close at N1.67. ABC Transport Plc fell by 9.09% to close at 0.40. NEM Insurance Plc rounds up the top three losers for the day. The stock shed 8.64% to close at N2.01.
Top Trades by Volume
Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc was the most actively traded stock today. 47 million shares valued at N11 million were traded in 9 deals. Chams Plc was next with 15 million shares valued at 32 million traded in 68 deals.
FBN Holdings Plc rounds up the top three most actively traded stocks today. 25 million shares valued at N190 million were traded in 265 deals.
The bank today released its full-year 2018 results. It made a profit after tax of N59.7 billion and declared a final dividend of N0.26 per share.