Cadbury, Cutix Plc, Glaxosmith Kline, UnionDac and UACN plc led the gainers’ chart on the stock market on Thursday as the bourse traded in positive territory, gaining 0.13% to close at 26,824.5 index points and the market capitalisation closed at N12.95 trillion.
Cadbury Nigeria plc led the gainers’ pack growing by 10% to close at N9.09, while Cutix Plc followed with 9.72% gain to close at N1.58. Glaxosmith Kline also gained 9.65% to close at N6.25. Union Diagnostics gained 9.09% to close at N0.24 while UACN plc rounded off the gainers’ chart 7.14% gain to close at N7.5.
Investors in C & I leasing have enough reason to frown today as it shed 9.85% of its stock value to close at N5.95 followed by Jaiz bank plc, which lost 8.7% to close at N0.63. Livestock Feed plc lost 7.27% to close at N0.51. Afromedia plc shed 5.56% to close at N0.34 while Dangote Sugar plc completed the list with 4.83% loss to close at N13.8.
Top trades by volume
Law Union Insurance was the most actively traded stock on bourse with trades in 151.7 million shares valued at N91.32 million across 11 deals. UBA followed with trades in 20.36 million shares valued at N142.6 million across 240 deals and Access bank Plc traded 12.37 million shares at N111.67 million across 271 deals.
Mutual Benefits Assurances traded in 11.09 million shares valued at N2.22 million across 13 deals while Zenith bank Plc traded in 10.37 million shares at N193.13 million across 271 deals.