Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Company Focus: Guinness

The Company's principal activities continue to be brewing, packaging and marketing of Guiness Foreign Extra Stout, Guinness Extra Smooth, Malta Guinness, Harp Lager Beer, Gordons Spark, Smirnoff Ice, Satzenbrau and Top Malt. To view its 1 year price chart visit 
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NSE-Market Review [11-15 Jul.2011]

The market continued its downward trend last week, with an uptick on only one day - however Friday this time rather than Thursday. The NSE-ASI closed at 23,832.14 -0.0157%  (-0.015% in the previous week). Volume for the week was a cumulative 0.938 billion shares (1.685 billion shares in the previous week). The turbulence in this new market needs proactive attention.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Company Focus:Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals Plc

The Company was incorporated on 30th August 1957 as a Private Limited Liabilty Company. It was converted to a Public Limited Liability Company in 1991 and the shares are currently quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. On 14th May 1997, Pfizer Inc. N.Y. divested from the company through a management buy-out.

What is Capitalization?

A company's capitalization refers to the total Naira market value of all of a company's outstanding shares. Capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. The investment community uses this figure to determining a company's size, as opposed to sales or total asset figures.

Capitalization Explained
If a company has 35 million shares outstanding,

NSE-Market Review[4-8 Jul,2011]

Suspension of 41 companies by the NSE for not submitting annual reports. The NSE-ASI closed at 24,310.03 -0.015% ,Volume for the week was a cumulative 1.685 billion shares 
Although, former Minister of Finance and World Bank Managing Director, Dr Okonjo-Iweala was confirmed by the Senate to be a Minister in the new Jonathan administration, the market continued its downward drift. It appeared to mirror last weeks trading pattern with an uptick on Thursday only to reverse the next day, same as last week.