Daily Stock Market Scorecard, 26th February 2021

Dear Valued Investor,

The All-Share Index (ASI) declined further by 0.74% to close at 39,799.89.

This month, sentiments were majorly negative as the Bears claw back all the gains made in January with a loss of 6.16%, leaving the year-to-date performance of the market at -1.17%.

Today, market capitalization fell by 0.74% to close at N20.82 trillion.

The only gainer on the indices chart is the Oil and Gas index with 0.25%. The Insurance Index trailed with 2.32% on the indices chart.

Total volume traded increased to 507.25 million units (+55.58%) but total value dropped to N2.44 billion (+34.22%).

Wema (304.53m units) and FBNH (30.75m units) led the volume chart while Zenith (N0.68 bn) and GTB (N0.28 bn) led in value terms.

Today, the market recorded 17 gainers and 24 losers (Thurs: 14 against 24).

CAP, Presco and Guinness appreciated while MTNN and Wapco lost.

Lasaco Assurance (+20.27) finished best while Sunu Assurance (-18.52) finished worst performer for the week.

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