Seven stocks push TTSE higher – Monday

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

Trading picked upon Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Monday with investors shaking up several stocks leaving two to close at record highs and three at 52 week’s lows.
Investors exchanged 473,189 shares for $9,463,769, from an exchange of 15 securities against 10 on Friday, when only 88,426 shares changed hands for $2,654,241.
At the close of the market, the prices of 7 stocks rose, 5 declined while 3 remained unchanged, leading the Composite Index to gain 7.47 points to close at 1,421.97. The All T&T Index added 5.20 points to end at 1,782.69, while the Cross Listed Index rose 1.33 points to close at 143.81.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at 4 stocks with bids lower than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Gains| Guardian Holdings added 5 cents and settled at $18.55 with investors exchanging 530 shares, JMMB Group traded 17,541 shares with the price rising 5 cents to close at $2.25. National Enterprises exchanged 133,200 units and rose 16 cents to end at NCB Financial closed at a record high of $11 after gaining 15 cents in trading just 110 units. Sagicor Financial rose 6 cents and closed at a 52 week’s high of $10.75, with investors exchanging 14,213 shares, Scotiabank gained 25 cents and completed trading at $59.75, with 1,474 units and West Indian Tobacco jumped $2.69 and settled at $104.99, with 12,981 stock units changing hands.
Losses| Clico Investment Fund dropped 16 cents and ended at $24.10, with 180,880 units passing through the market, First Caribbean International Bank declined 2 cents to settle at $8.23, after exchanging 100 shares, National Flour ended trading 1,456 stock units for 5 cents less to close at a 52 week’s low of $1.35. One Caribbean Media fell 6 cents and closed at a 52 weeks’ low of $9.90, with 2,001 units crossing the exchange and Trinidad & Tobago NGL lost 50 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $21 with a transfer of 99,298 shares.
Firm Trades| Angostura Holdings completed trading at $16.20, with investors exchanging 200 shares, First Citizens Bank swapped ownership of 470 units at $42 and Massy Holdings ended at $58, with 8,735 stock units trading.

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

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