STOCK MARKET REPORT FOR 14TH OF DECEMBER, 2018
A total turnover of 1.169 billion shares worth N14.762 billion in 14,554 deals were traded this week by investors on the floor of the Exchange in contrast to a total of 1.107 billion shares valued at N11.192 billion that exchanged hands last week in 14,430 deals.
The Financial Services Industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 983.374 million
shares valued at N9.358 billion traded in 8,484 deals; thus contributing 84.15% and 63.39% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively. The Healthcare Industry followed with 44.802 million shares worth N183.753 million in 253 deals.The third place was Consumer Goods Industry with a turnover of 42.758 million shares worth N3.553 billion in 2,227 deals.
Trading in the Top Three Equities namely Zenith Bank Plc, FBN Holdings Plc, and United Bank for
Africa Plc, (measured by volume) accounted for 438.938 million shares worth N5.691 billion in 2,962 deals, contributing 37.56% and 38.55% to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.