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UPL - University Press

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Publishing, distribution and sales of books and educational materials

University Press is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX) since August 14th, 1978. University Press is traded on the NGX under the ticker symbol “UPL”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of NGX:UPL is NGUPL0000008. University Press is currently the 138th most valuable stock on the NGX with a market capitalization of NGN 1.08 billion, which makes about 0.0019% of the Nigerian Stock Exchange equity market.

UPL2.51 ▴ 0.04 (1.62%)
2 days ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price2.51
Day’s High Price2.51
Traded Volume801,247
Number of Deals15
Gross Turnover2.02M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share
Price/Earning Ratio
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Yield
Shares Outstanding431M
Market Capitalization1.08B
Monetary values are quoted in Nigerian Naira (NGN) unless otherwise stated

UPL Stock Market Performance


The current share price of University Press (UPL) is NGN 2.51. UPL closed its last trading day (Friday, July 19, 2024) at 2.51 NGN per share on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX), recording a 1.6% gain over its previous closing price of 2.47 NGN. University Press began the year with a share price of 2.40 NGN and has since gained 4.58% on that price valuation, ranking it 71st on the NGX in terms of year-to-date performance. Investors should, however, take caution of UPL’s recent bad performance, having lost 9% of its value in the past four weeks.

University Press is the 75th most traded stock on the Nigerian Stock Exchange over the past three months (Apr 18 - Jul 19, 2024). UPL has traded a total volume of 25.6 million shares—in 806 deals—valued at NGN 59.5 million over the period, with an average of 405,709 traded shares per session. A volume high of 2.58 million was achieved on April 29th, and a low of 305 on April 25th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of University Press on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.


Profile of University Press

University Press operates in the Consumer Services sector.

Factsheet of University Press

Consumer Services
Three Crowns Building, Jericho, Ibadan

UPL Industrial Market Competitors

University Press, issuers of the UPL stock on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Consumer Services sector. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
JULIJuli Plc1.9B9.49+1,508%
TIPThe Initiates Plc1.91B2.15+87%
NAHCONigerian Aviation Handling Co.76.8B39.40+55.1%
TRANSCOHOTTranscorp Hotels Plc1.01T98.40+40.2%
REDSTAREXRed Star Express Plc3.77B3.95+24.2%
LEARNAFRCALearn Africa2.97B3.85+20.7%
RTBRISCOERT Briscoe859M0.73+19.7%
IKEJAHOTELIkeja Hotel Plc18.3B6.60+10%
TRANSEXPRTrans-Nationwide Express613M1.23+6.96%
ACADEMYAcademy Press1.5B1.99+2.58%

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