One year highs for 4 TTSE stocks – Wednesday

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange closed higher at the end of trading on Wednesday with the 17 securities changing hands up from 16 on Tuesday, with four securities closing at 52 weeks’ high and one at a 52 weeks’ low.
The market closed with a much higher volume and value than on Tuesday and ended with six gaining, two declining and the prices of nine remaining unchanged.
The T&T Composite Index rose 2.39 points to close at 1,511.23. The All T&T Index advanced by 4.76 points to 1,927.18, while the Cross Listed Index closed unchanged at 148.37.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 593,235 shares for $10,578,281, compared to 182,050 stock units atr $2,454,654 on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of four stocks higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
Gains| First Citizens Bank exchanged 10,014 shares and climbed $1.50 to settle at a 52 weeks’ high of $53, Guardian Holdings had 4,187 units crossing the exchange with a rise of 1 cent to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $22.01. Massy Holdings exchanged just 14 shares and rose 62 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $62.62, Prestige Holdings rose 9 cents and settled at $8.99, with 50 units changing hands. Republic Financial gained 92 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $143, after exchanging 6,140 shares and Scotiabank ended trading with 2,234 units, with a rise of 9 cents to close at $61.49.
Losses| Clico Investment lost 3 cents to close at $28.47, with 258,070 units crossing the exchange and JMMB Group lost one cent and ended at $2.70, with investors trading 34,477 stock units.
Firm Trades| Agostini’s traded 75 shares to close at $25.45, First Caribbean International Bank exchanged 165 units at $7.89, Grace Kennedy had 122 shares changing hands, to close at $3.95, National Enterprises closed trading with 100 shares at $5.50. National Enterprises swapped 100 units at $5.50, National Flour closed with 43,837 units crossing the exchange at $1.49, Point Lisas traded 194,174 shares to land at $3.75, Trinidad & Tobago NGL transferred 31,746 shares to close at $21. LJ Williams B share traded 6,144 units at $1.60 and Unilever Caribbean exchanged 1,686 shares and closed at $21.50 after hitting a 52 weeks intraday low of $21.10.

Prices of securities trading are those at which the last trade took place.

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