The cement manufacturer gained an additional N1.45, thus extending year-to-date gains on the NSE to N111.1 billion.
With 50 losers to 14 gainers, sectoral indices closed mostly negative, as the NSE Insurance Index led the decliners with 6.70%.
Japaul Gold stocks slumped by as much as 30%, as investors sell off shares of the rebranded company.
The CEO of United Capital Plc has purchased additional 3,154,295 units of the firm’s shares in the last three months.
The market breadth closed positive as NNFM led 55 Gainers as against 14 Losers topped by MANSARD at the end of today's session
The founder of Cutix Plc has increased his stakes in the company with the purchase of 1 million additional shares.
The NSE stated that the NEWGOLD ETF emerged the best ETF for the second consecutive year, posting returns of 66.03%.
With 43 gainers to 21 losers, most sectoral indices closed positive, underlining the bargain-hunting across the sectors.
Shares of Portland Paints Plc gained 9.84% on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
The share price of Champion Breweries' stocks since the resumption of the market last week increased by 32.35%.