The Nigerian Stock Exchange ended Monday’s trading session in negative territory. The All Share Index closed at 29,938.33 basis points, down 0.37%.
Year to date, the index is down 4.75%.
Top Gainers and Losers
Prestige Assurance Company Plc was the best performing stock today. The stock gained 10% to close at N0.55.
Forte Oil Plc gained 9.86% to close at N32.30.
Wapic Insurance Plc gained 9.76% to close at N0.45.
Courtville Business Solutions Plc gained 9.52% to close at N0.23.
Japaul Oil and Maritime Services Plc rounds up the top five gainers for today. The stock gained 4.17% to close at N0.25.
On the flip side, Royal Exchange Plc was the worst performing stock, declining by 8.33% to close at N0.22.
Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc fell by 6.35% to close at N2.80.
Thomas Wyatt Plc fell by 6.06% to close at N0.31.
Oando Plc fell by 5.13% to close at N3.70.
United Capital Plc rounds up the top five losers for the day. The stock shed 4.72% to close at N2.22.
Top Trades by Volume
Fidelity Bank Plc was the most actively traded stock today. 24.6 million shares valued at N42.8 million were traded in 111 deals.
Thomas Wyatt Plc was next with 22.9 million shares valued at N218 million traded in 7 deals.
Courtville Business Solutions Plc was next with 9.8 million shares valued at N2.2 million traded in 32 deals.
United Bank of Africa Plc was next with 8.1 million shares valued at N49.9 million traded in 190 deals.
FBN Holding Plc rounds up the top five most actively traded stocks today with 7.6 million shares valued at N52.7 million traded in 116 deals.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), notified the general public that thirty four companies have been placed on red alert, a disciplinary move that was neccesitated due to the companies’ failure to submit their financial statements as at when due.