UACN Property Development Company Plc, Sterling Bank, Union Diagnostic & Clinical Services, Wema Bank and Access Bank Plc led the gainers’ chart at the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Friday.
UACN Prop. earned the best-performing stock, as it gained 8.08% to close at N1.07, followed by Sterling Bank Plc gained 4.86% to close at N1.94. Union Diagnostic & Clinical Services Plc gained 4.55% to close at N0.23, Wema Bank Plc and Access Bank Plc gained 3.64% to close at N0.57, and 2.82% to close at N7.30 respectively.
The trading session ended Friday in negative territory as the All-Share Index closed at 26,348.73 basis points, down by 0.03%.
Top Losers: Guinness Nigeria Plc was the worst-performing stock, dropped by 9.83% to close at N23.85. C&I Leasing Plc also fell by 9.59% to close at N6.60. Followed by Custodian and Allied Insurance Plc, which fell by 9.17% to close at N5.45, Forte Oil also fell by 8.81% to close at N16.05. Cement Company Northern Nigeriarounded off the top five losers for the day. The stock shed 6.25% to close at N15.
Most traded stocks: While Omoluabi Mortgage Bank Plc, which made the chart three day consecutively, led the chart with 120 million shares valued at N66.2 million traded in 1 deal, Zenith Bank followed with 74.4 million shares valued at N1.2 billion in 449 deals and United Bank for Africa traded 28.4 million shares valued at N165.6 million in 234 deals.
UAC -Prop followed with 26.9 million shares valued at N28.8 million traded in 12 deals and Transcorp rounded off the top five most actively traded stocks with 24.1 million shares valued at N23.8 million traded in 47 deals.
Access Bank Plc, has released its financial statements for the period ended September 2019.
Revenue increased from N274.4 billion in 2018 to N405.2 billion in 2019
Profit before Tax increased N70.2 billion in 2018 to N103.1 billion in 2019
Profit after Tax also increased from N62.9 billion in 2018 to N90.7 billion in 2019.