Rising stocks out pace decliners – TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange closed on Wednesday with 16 securities changing hands compared to 15 on Tuesday, with 6 advancing, 4 declining and 6 remaining unchanged.
The market closed with JMMB Group continuing to rally to new 52-week highs as the price closed at $1.76 with trades of only 54 units while three securities closed at 52 weeks’ lows. By the end of trading a total of 120,210 shares traded at a value of $4,165,527 compared to Tuesday’s trades of 649,685 valued at $4,049,106. Ansa McAL and Clico Investment led with 53 percent and 29 percent of the value of securities traded.
The Composite Index added 0.48 points to 1,250.45, the All T&T Index declined by 0.24 points to 1,760.59 and the Cross Listed Index rose 0.16 points to 99.60.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 2 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Gains| The last traded price of the securities rising and the volume changing hands are, Ansa McAL with gains of 4 cents, closed at $63.05 with 35,000 shares valued at $2,206,750, Ansa Merchant Bank settling at $40, in gaining 5 cents with 344 units changing hands, JMMB Group closing at a 52 weeks’ high of $1.76, after rising 3 cents with only 54 units. Point Lisas traded 19 cents higher to $4 with 5,500 shares trading, Scotiabank closed with a 1 cent gain, at $58.06 with a mere 16 units being exchanged and Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed at $23.11, after rising 1 cent with trades of 2,000 shares.
Losses| The last traded prices of the securities declining and the volume changing hands are Guardian Holdings closed 11 cents lower to $15.15 with 450 units, Guardian Media hit a 52 weeks’ low of $18, having lost 34 cents trading 80 units, National Flour Mills ended at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.99, with a loss of 1 cent while exchanging 800 units and Republic Financial Holdings lost 3 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $101.76 with 4,151 shares valued at $422,525 changing hands.
Firm Trades| The last traded prices of securities and the volume traded unchanged at the close of trading are, Agostini’s trading 1,927 units at $20.53, Clico Investment that closed at $21 with 58,300 shares valued at $1,224,300, First Citizens closing at $31.80 with 223 units. Grace Kennedy remained at $2.89 exchanging 8,300 shares, Massy Holdings closed at $49 with 3,015 shares and One Caribbean Media ended at $14 trading 50 units.

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