Transcorp, Chams, CWG shares record over 700% price gain


Transcorp, Chams, CWG shares   record over   700% price gain

Transport Hotels Plc, Chams Holding Company Plc   and Computer Warehouse Group, CWG Plc, topped the winners’ chart on Nigeria Exchange Limited (NGX) in capital appreciation in 2023, with price gain that ranged from 721.8   % to 1022 .9 %.

Transcorp Hotels Plc posted the highest capital appreciation as the share price jumped from to close at N70.18 on the last trading day of 2023, from N6.25 in 2022, an increase of 1022.9 %. The company is a subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp).

Trasncorp’s market capitalisation rose to N718.8 billion at the last trading day of 2023. With a share price appreciation of 1022.9%, Transcorp Hotels is the best performing stock in the Nigerian Exchange in 2023. The company’s share price started 2023 at N6.25 and closed 2023 at N70.18.   The company’s market cap also hit N718.8 billion at the close of trading in 2023.

Chams Holdings Plc has sustained its stella performance in 2023 as the frontline financial technology company’s share price rose by 795.5 % from N0.24 at the beginning of 2023 to close at N1.97.   Chams HoldCo’s fundamentals are waxing stronger with a gross profit of N1.84 billion in nine months in 2023, a year-on-year growth of 181.3% from the corresponding period in 2022.


In a recent media interview, the Company’s Group Managing Director, Mrs Mayowa Olaniyan, attributed the performance to the gains from the on-going transformation in the entire group which comprises ChamsSwitch, ChamsAccess, CardCentre, and ChamsMobile, its subsidiaries .

The third best price gainer in the review period was CWG PLC, formerly Computer Warehouse Group.   From N0.92 at the start of 2023, the share price hit N3.96 per unit at the end of the trading day, an increase of 721.8 %. The company is one of the pioneers in the IT ecosystem . The company’s nine-month revenue was N18.26 billion in 2023, an increase of 79.7 % in the preceding year.

Apart from being a leading provider of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) across West, Central and Eastern Africa, the company is also a leading cloud service provider that enables Africa’s SMEs to exploit cloud services for commerce and management.

Other companies that made the league of the top ten were: Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp)   676.4%;   MRS Oil, 644.7 %; Northern Nigeria Flour Mills, 639.8 %; Japaul Gold and Ventures, 507.1 %; Ikeja Hotels, 571.4 %; FTN Cocoa Processing, 410.3 % and Infinity Trust Mortgage Bank, 372.44 %.

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