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Academy Press Plc

One of Nigeria’s oldest publishing houses is worth less than a million dollars 

It may surprise you to know that Academy Press Plc, which is one of the oldest and “biggest” publishing houses in the country, is currently valued at less than a million dollars. 
Greenwich NSE, Dangote lauds Buhari over Economic Advisory Council Africa’s richest man and President of Dangote Industries Limited, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has lauded the President Muhammadu Buhari over the formation of the Economic Advisory Council (EAC). Dangote commended the president for constituting a council that will advise him on the nation’s economic growth and overall development. He said the move was a proactive one capable of elevating Nigeria’s economy to greater heights. Speaking during the inauguration of the new secretariat of the Chemical and Non-Metallic Products Employers Federation, the billionaire urged the Federal Government to take advantage of the rare opportunity to strengthen the economy and put the country on the path of growth, job creation and competitiveness. https://punchng.com/dangote-hails-buharis-economic-advisory-council/ Dangote also hailed the members of the council calling them tested and respected patriots. According to him, they were independent and ever willing to put the country’s interest first and ahead of themselves. Recall that Nairametrics reported that President Muhammadu Buhari constituted an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) that was disclosed in a press release signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina. https://nairametrics.com/2019/09/16/breaking-buhari-constitutes-new-economic-advisory-council-as-soludo-rewane-make-list/ Those who made the list are Prof Doyin Salami as the chairman, Dr Mohammed Sagagi as Vice-Chairman of the Council and Dr Mohammed Adaya Salisu as the Secretary. Other members are Prof Ode Ojowu, Dr Shehu Yahaya, Dr Iyabo Masha, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, and Mr Bismark Rewane. What you should know: The advisory council will replace the current Economic Management Team (EMT) and will be reporting directly to the President. The Economic Advisory Council will be tasked to advise the President on economic policy matters, including fiscal analysis, economic growth and a range of internal and global economic issues working with the relevant cabinet members and heads of monetary and fiscal agencies. Similarly, the team will have monthly technical sessions as well as scheduled quarterly meetings with the President. However, the Chairman may request unscheduled meetings if the need arises.

Stock Market: 52.5% of firms failed to pay dividend in 2019 

Eighty-seven, out of the 170 quoted companies on the Nigerian Stock Exchange failed to pay dividends to their shareholders in 2019.
Trans-Nationwide Express Plc

With $1 million, a delivery startup could acquire Trans-Nationwide Express Plc 

It may even interest you to know that out of the 170 companies on the Nigerian bourse, only about six of them account for as much as 68% of the entire market capitalisation of the NSE.
Nigerian Stock Stock

The stock market begins the week bearish

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended Monday’s trading session in negative territory. The All-Share Index closed at 27,574.32 basis points, up 0.74%.

Nigerian Banks stocks are bleeding but these two banks are soaring

Two banking stocks, in particular, are posting double-digit growth in their stock prices this year to date.
Treasury Market T-bills

Treasury Market Opens Bearish as Market Players React to Higher CBN OMO Rate

The FGN Bond market opened the month on a firmly bearish note, with yields trending higher by c.14bps, as market players reacted to the hike in the 1yr OMO rate by the CBN to 13.50% (15.60% yield), which weakened bid prices further, especially on the short end of the curve.
Governor Fayemi explores investment options with the capital market, Nigerian Stock Exchange

Top 10 stockbroking firms on the NSE as at August 2019 

Despite the slow momentum maintained on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) into the third quarter of year 2019, the top 10 stockbroking firms in terms of volume and value still have a cause to smile.
NSE John Holt

John Holt leads this week’s gainers as NSE closes on negative note 

The Nigerian Stock Exchange closed down 0.99% in the last trading week in August.m
Market interest, Nigeria Weekly Update: A better NPL picture

Nigeria Weekly Update: Market interest rates back up

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been promoting pro-growth strategies recently, while letting market interest rates fall to a shade over the inflation rate.
NSE John Holt

Ecobank leads this week’s gainers as NSE closes on a positive note

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) received a serious boost as the market closed on a positive note this week.
Buy Sell Hold Stocks

Two stocks we should be selling

Redstar Express Plc and Unilever Nigeria Plc have a SELL recommendation from Nairametrics for next week's trading session.
company NSE the value of your assets, investments, invest

You can buy this listed company for less N100 million 

There are also stocks that are at the lowest tier with market capitalizations that fall below what you will expect of a company listed in the upper tier of the Stock Exchange. One company holds the unenviable title of being the least capitalized stock on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
NSE John Holt

B.O.C. Gases Plc leads this week’s gainers as losses mount on the NSE

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has continued to perform negatively, as the market maintained its downward slope throughout the week.
How to read stock table

How to read stock market tables

It is important for any investor to understand how the stock market functions, specifically how to read the daily market tables and thus placing orders with a stockbroker

ASI falls below 28,000 points due to sustained sell offs

The Nigerian Stock Exchange maintained its downward trend as the All Share Index (ASI) fell below the 28,000 psychological mark to settle at 27,864.49 points.
Warren Buffett

Why Warren Buffet prefers not to pay Dividends

@WarrenBuffett explains a more reliable method to earn big as a #shareholder of a #company. The sell-off approach
Internet World Stats, Nigerian Communications Commission remittance, Network operators in Nigeria, Telecoms companies in Nigeria, MTN Nigeria, Airtel Africa, Globacom data, 9mobile court case, Top 10 states in Nigeria with the highest Internet subscribers 

Airtel and MTN Nigeria are sending bad signals from NSE to Glo, 9mobile

In May 2019, @MTNNG listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (@nsenigeria). The move was perceived by many as both an invitation and a challenge to other telecoms companies such as @GloWorld and @9mobileng to do the same.
Learn how to Validate and Claim your expired Dividend Warrants

Learn how to Validate and Claim your expired Dividend Warrants

Here is all you need to know on how you can verify, validate and claim your expired or unclaimed dividends from your registrar. #dividends
International Breweries Plc

Quick Take: A disappointing start to 2019 for International Breweries

On July 2nd, International Breweries Plc (IntBrew) released its Q1 2019 results which presented the opportunity to compare the company’s post-merger performance. Revenue grew 35.2% y/y to N35.1bn in Q1 2019 from N26.0bn in Q1 2018.
A.G Leventis

Leventis returns to winning way, declares N876 million profit after 3 years

Investors of Nigeria-based British conglomerate, A.G Leventis Nigeria PLC, have their lucky stars to thank as the firm has announced a profit of N876 million for the 2018 financial year-end after recording losses for three consecutive years.
Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE

A look back at events on the NSE during the week ended 28th June,...

Investors had reasons to smile home in the week that just went by. For one thing, it was a bright one for investment on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange as the major indices closed in the positive.
Sovereign Trust Insurance

Why Sovereign Trust Insurance’s Proposed Rights Issue Does not Make Economic Sense

Recently, Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc notified NSE  that its right issue of 4,170,411,648 ordinary shares has opened for subscription.
Businessman makes a strong case against equity investment

Businessman makes a strong case against equity investment

Nigerian entrepreneur and business leader, Dr. Tayo Oyedeji, recently made a strong case against equity investment. According to him, not only are stocks riskier to invest in, good returns on investment cannot always be guaranteed compared to other diversified forms of investments.
Stanbic IBTC

How regulatory changes and tempered yield environment impacted Stanbic IBTC’s earnings

Stanbic IBTC grew its revenue by 2.27% to NGN58.69bn, supported by the 5.47% growth in interest income while non-interest income remained relatively flat at N27.00 billion.
Stock to watch this week, Airtel Africa

MTN Nigeria gets a wildcard entry in this week’s watchlist

@MTNNG leads this week's watchlist due to record demand for the stock by investors, following its listing.
MTN Group Chairman Phuthuma Nhleko, MTN responds to Board change rumours, Bloomberg report, Public Investment Corporation, Funso Aina, MTN, Public Investment Corporation

MTN’s listing by introduction: Should you buy, sell or wait and see?

MTN Nigeria has listed its shares on the Nigerian Stock market (NSE) as the telco-giant received regulatory approval from SEC and NSE to list 20.3bn units of shares at a price of N90 per share.
Buy/Sell/Hold, Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria Stock Excahnge

Guinness Nigeria is a SELL

@guinnessngr is a SELL in Nairametrics opinion due to the poor fundamentals of the brewery industry.
MTN Nigeria, NCC

Alert: MTN’s 20.3bn Shares to start trading this week

Nigeria's telecom giant, MTN, is set to be officially introduced on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday as all relevant processes have now been completed.
Stock to watch this week, Airtel Africa

Nigerian Breweries takes a spot in this week’s watchlist

@nbplc has a spot in this week's watchlist as the company will be holding its Annual General Meeting.
Pharma Deko Plc

Pharmadeko Plc has been hit hard by the codeine ban

Pharmadeko Plc has recorded a N110 million loss in the first quarter eneded March 2019, due to the fallout of a ban on codeine cough syrups.
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