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Check Out Target Price of These Stocks on NSE

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) kicked off this week trading on a brighter note with 0.37 percent gained on Monday after enduring 11 successive losses.

This came as a huge relief on investors, which had started getting worried with the continuous bear run at the market.

Yesterday, analysts at Vetiva Research released their coverage snapshot for the week, showing which stocks to buy, hold or sell as a result of their target prices, which are highlighted below.

GTBank, which lost 7.87 percent w/w to settle at N38.65k, closed on Monday at N40.40k. The stock trades at 6.4x 2018 P/E and 1.6x 2018 P/BV and has a target price of N50.88k. As a result, a rating of BUY is placed on it.

Zenith Bank, as at last week, has lost 4.32 percent w/w to close. The stock ended the week N25.50k, trading at 4.5x 2018 P/E and 0.9x 2018 P/BV. Yesterday, Zenith Bank finished at N26 and because of its target price of N34.22, it has a BUY rating.

UBA gained 3.77 percent w/w last week to settle at N11. The stock trades at 4.8x 2018 P/E and 0.7x 2018 P/BV. At the market on Monday, it traded flat and with N14.42 target price, it has a BUY rating.

Access Bank added 2.34 percent w/w to close at N10.95 last Friday. The stock trades at 4.0x 2018 P/E and 0.6x 2018 P/BV. On Monday, it rose by 5 kobo to close at N10.65k. It has a BUY rating as a result of its N12.80 target price.

Skye Bank lost 1.43 percent w/w to settle at 69 kobo. Yesterday, it ended at 70 kobo per share. Given the delayed release of results since Q1’16 (Last filing:

FY15), Vetiva has suspended its coverage. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) extended its guarantee to Skye Bank till mid 2018 as it assists it on its recapitalization drive.

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FBN Holdings increased by 4.64 percent w/w to close at N10.15 last week, but finished at N10.50k on Monday. The stock trades at 4.2x 2018 P/E and 0.5x 2018 P/BV. With a target price of N12.82, it has a BUY rating on it.

Diamond Bank, which gained 1.46 percent w/w to close at N1.39, ended at N1.41 yesterday. The stock trades at 5.0x 2018 P/E and 0.1x 2018 P/BV and with a target price of N4.45, it has a BUY rating.

FCMB has a BUY rating with a target price of N4.66. Last week, the stock declined by 0.91 percent w/w to close at N2.18 and yesterday, it ended at N2.25. The stock trades at 2.2x 2018 P/E and 0.2x 2018 P/BV.

Stanbic IBTC depreciated 2.95 percent w/w last week to settle at N46.10. The stock trades at 8.4x 2018 P/E and 2.2x 2018 P/BV. Yesterday, stock traded flat and with a target price of N42.38, it has a SELL rating.

Nigerian Breweries lost 10.75 percent w/w to close at N103. The stock trades at 4.6 percent 2018 dividend yield. At the market yesterday, the stock settled at N106 and with a target price of N130.68, it has a BUY rating.

Guinness Nigeria dropped 5 percent w/w to settle at N95.00 last week. The stock currently trades at 3.4 percent 2018 dividend yield at with N89.70 target price, it has a SELL rating. The stock traded flat at the market.

UAC of Nigeria declined by 2.33 percent w/w to settle at N14.70 last Friday. The stock currently trades at 2.7 percent 2018 dividend yield and yesterday, it traded flat. With a target price of N20.03, it has a BUY rating.

Unilever Nigeria rose by 5 percent w/w to close at N51.45 on Friday. The stock trades at 1.4 percent 2018 dividend yield. On Monday, the equity was traded at N51.45 and with a target price of N34.15, it has a SELL rating.

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PZ Cussons stayed flat w/w at N21.85 last week. The stock trades at 3.1 percent 2018 dividend yield. With N24.37 target price, the stock has a HOLD rating.

Flour Mills of Nigeria, according to Vetiva Research, has its rating UNDER REVIEW. Yesterday, the stock was sold at N30.10. But last week, it added 5.42 percent w/w to settle at N31.10. Flour Mills recently reported its 9M’17 earnings with top and bottom line of N426.5 billion and N13.2 billion printing 10 percent and 79 percent ahead of 9M’16 figures.

Dangote Sugar gained 5.76 percent w/w to close at N17.45. The stock trades at 5.4 percent 2018 dividend yield. At the market yesterday, the stock traded at N17.25 and with a target price of N23.30k, it has a BUY rating.

Nestle Nigeria lost 10.63 percent w/w to settle at N1,430.00. The stock trades at 3.6 percent 2018 dividend yield. On Monday, the stock traded flat and with N1,275.76 target price, it has a SELL rating.

Lafarge Africa declined by 16.05 percent w/w to close at N34. The stock currently trades at 1.5% 2018 dividend yield. On Monday, the stock traded at N33.10 and with N57.63 target price, it has a BUY rating.

CCNN grew by 16.46 percent w/w to close at N27.95. The stock currently trades at 4.8 percent 2018 dividend yield. Yesterday, it traded flat and with a target price of N11.12, it has a SELL rating.

Dangote Cement shed 8.61 percent w/w to settle at N223 last Friday. The stock currently trades at 5.8 percent 2018 dividend yield. Yesterday, it traded flat and with N289.45 target price, it has a BUY rating.

Julius Berger stayed flat w/w as well as yesterday at N27.55. The stock currently trades at 0.3 percent 2018 dividend yield. It has a SELL rating as a result of its N25.27 target price.

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Presco stayed flat w/w at N75, same price it ended yesterday. The stock currently trades at 2.7 percent 2018 dividend yield with a HOLD rating because of its N80.08 target price.

Okomu Oil lost 5.88 percent w/w to settle at N80. The stock currently trades at 3.8 percent 2018 dividend yield. The stock closed at N80 on Monday. With a target price of N94.59, it has a BUY rating.

Oando dropped 7.59 percent w/w to settle at N6.70 last week. Oando recently released Q1’18 results, reporting a top line of

N151 billion (Q1’17: N138 billion) and bottom line of N4.2 billion (Q1’17 PAT: N571 million). On Monday, the stock was traded at N6.10. The rating is still UNDER REVIEW.

Seplat rose by 0.72 percent w/w to settle at N740. The stock currently trades at 4.9 percent 2018 dividend yield, trading flat yesterday. With N970.18 target price, it has a BUY rating.

Total Nigeria declined 4.86 percent w/w to settle at N201.70. Total Nigeria recently released Q1’18 results, reporting a top line and

bottom line of N76 billion (-6 percent y/y) and N1.6 billion (-38 percent y/y) respectively. Yesterday, the stock traded flat. Meanwhile, the rating is UNDER REVIEW.

Mobil Oil Nigeria dipped 4.64 percent w/w to close at N164.50. The stock currently trades at 4.9 percent 2018 dividend yield. At the market on Monday, the stock traded flat. With N258.54 target price, it has a BUY rating.

Forte Oil lost 13.64 percent w/w to settle at N35.15 last week. The stock currently trades at 2.8 percent 2018 dividend yield. The stock finished yesterday at N35.50. It has a HOLD rating as a result of its target price of N77.75.

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Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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