Six all in Wednesday’s TTSE trading

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange resulted in 14 securities changing hands of which 6 advanced, 6 declined and 2 traded firm. On Tuesday only 1 stock rose to 6 declining ones. Overall market activity led to dealing in 495,472 units, valued at $8,933,884.
TTSE sum 15-10-14At the close of the market, the Composite Index lost 0.25 rose points to close at 1,141.71, the All T&T Index fell by 0.18 points to close at 1,969.54 and the Cross Listed Index declined 0.05 points to end at 41.09.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Ansa Merchant Bank closed at $39.40 by gaining a cent with 1,000 shares changing hands, to close at a new 52 weeks’ high, Berger Paints traded 100 shares to close with a gain of 4 cents to end at $3.65, for a new 52 weeks’ high, First Citizens Bank gained 4 cents to end the day at $36.65, Massy Holdings closed with 23,286 units trading at $68.60 for a value of $1,596,488, in gaining 8 cents, Sagicor Financial Corporation had 1,000 shares being active to close at $6.25, an increase of 5 cents and Trinidad Cement with 36,385 shares traded for $67,676 put on a cent to end at $1.85.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings added 29,087 shares valued at $363,661 shedding just 5 cents to $12.50. Guardian Media closed at $19.75 after dropping a cent with 200 shares traded, National Flour Mills with 41,386 shares changing hands for a value of $48,835 lost 2 cents and ended at $1.18, National Enterprises lost 2 cents in trading 1,000 units at $17.60, Point Lisas Industrial Port Development Corporation traded 3,000 shares at $4 while losing a cent, Scotia Investments contributed 32,958 shares with a value of $47,789 and lost 5 cents to close at $1.45
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 294,074 shares valued at $6,484,332 remained at $22.05 and National Commercial Bank with 26,000 units closed at $1.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 1 stock with the bid higher than the last selling price and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.

Clico pulls $11m into the market

In Tuesday’s trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange 12 securities changed hands of which 3 advanced, 2 declined and 7 traded firm, resulting in total activity of 776,708 units, valued at $11,847,317.
TTSE 13-10-14At the close of the market, the Composite Index rose by 0.17 points to close at 1,142.28, the All T&T Index gained 0.34 points to close at 1,970.36 and the Cross Listed Index remained unchanged at 41.14.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Clico Investment Fund with 500,000 shares valued at $11,050,000 and advanced by 9 cents to end at $22.10, First Citizens Bank with 9,256 shares traded for $338,598, close with a 8 cents gain at $36.61 and Massy Holdings put on 9 cents while trading a mere 706 units, to close at $68.60.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings with 1,500 units, the price shed 2 cents to close at $12.62 and Trinidad Cement lost 2 cents while trading only 7,980 units at $1.90.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Ansa Mcal with just 5 units, traded at $66.16, Grace Kennedy traded 532 units at $3.76, National Commercial Bank with 251,742 shares changing hands, valued at $251,742, ended at $1, Sagicor Financial Corporation traded 398 shares at $6.20, Scotiabank with 2,123 shares closed at $59.48, while Scotia Investments added 3,666 shares at $1.50 and L.J. Williams $0.10 A contributed 6,000 shares at 26 cents.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.

5 million JMMB shares trade

JMMB In Friday’s trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange 15 securities were active with Jamaica Money Market Brokers dominating with 5 million units. At the close of the market 4 stocks advanced, 5 declined and 6 traded firm with 5,392,038 units changing hands, valued at $7,934,277.
At the close of the market, the Composite Index lost 0.80 points to close at 1,142.11, the All T&T Index declined by 1.52 points to close at 1,970.02 and the Cross Listed Index fell by a mere 0.01 points to end at 41.14.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Clico Investment Fund with 109,200 shares trading at a value of $2,403,597, advanced 1 cent to end at $22.01, First Citizens Bank with 1,314 shares, closed at $36.53, up 2 cents, Republic Bank with 80 units, rose 9 cents to end at $121.59 and West Indian Tobacco added 15,648 shares valued at $1,848,518 to close at $118.16, for a small gain of 4 cents.
TTSE sum 10-10-14 Declines| The stocks declining, at the close of the market are Ansa Mcal trading 1,676 shares with a decline of 3 cents, to end at $66.16, a 52 weeks’ low, National Flour Mills 511 shares at $1.20, down 5 cents, Sagicor Financial Corporation contributed 31,148 shares with a value of $193,224, to close 1 cent lower at $6.20, Scotiabank with 1,023 units, declined 1 cent to end at $59.48, for a new 52 weeks’ low and Trinidad Cement suffered a loss of 22 cents to close at $1.92 with 14,622 shares trading.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Grace Kennedy with 6,816 shares at $3.76, Guardian Holdings with 6,000 shares to end at $13.50, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 5,000,000 shares changing hands, valued at $2,250,000 to close at 45 cents, Sagicor Financial Corporation 6.5% preference shares traded 291 units at US$1.13, followed by Scotia Investments with 100,000 shares for $150,000 to close at $1.50 and L.J. Williams $0.10 A shares, traded 4,000 units at 26 cents.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 2 stocks with offers that were lower.

TTSE stocks trading climb

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There was increased number of securities being active on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Thursday, with 16 companies’ stocks changing hands, compared with only 11 on Wednesday. There were 3 advancing stocks, 4 declining and 9 traded firm, with 244,156 units valued at $1,321,117 trading.
TTSE sum 9-10-14At the close of the market, the Composite Index lost 0.37 points to close at 1,142.91, the All T&T Index fell by 0.48 points to close at 1,971.54 and the Cross Listed Index declined 0.03 points to end at 41.15.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Guardian Holdings with 50,000 shares traded for $674,842, closing at $13.50, up a cent, Point Lisas Industrial Port traded just 291 units at a cent higher, to $4.01 and West Indian Tobacco gained 5 cents to end the day at $118., while trading 300 shares.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings with a loss of 11 cents, to close at $12., after trading 1,923 units, First Citizens Bank with 772 shares ended at $36.51 after losing 1 cent, National Flour Mills lost 4 cents, while trading 1,000 shares to end at $1.25 and Sagicor Financial Corporation 650 shares traded for 4 cents less at $6.21.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged, at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 6,845 shares valued at $150,590 to end at $22, Firstcaribbean International Bank with 775 units at $5, Flavorite Foods 1,000 units at $5.70, Grace Kennedy 4,442 at $3.76, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 924 shares at 45 cents, Massy Holdings put through 2,734 shares at $68.51, National Commercial Bank with 151,000 shares changing hands for a value of $151,000, closed at $1, Prestige Holdings 500 shares at $9.55 and Scotia Investments contributed 21,000 shares with a value of $31,500 and ended at $1.50.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 2 stocks with the bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.

4 stocks up 1 down on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange, Wednesday, resulted in 11 securities changing hands of which 4 advanced, 1 declined and 6 traded firm, with 377,472 units, valued at $1,473,711.
FX HL 6-10-14At the close of the market, the Composite Index rose 0.25 points to close at 1,143.28, the All T&T Index gained 0.02 points to close at 1,972.02and the Cross Listed Index increased by 0.06 points to end at 41.18.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price, at the close are, Ansa Merchant Bank with 4,164 shares to put on a cent at $39.38, a new 52 weeks’ high, Grace Kennedy added 23,558 shares valued at $88,556 and gained a cent at $3.76, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with a volume of 66,106 shares valued at $29,748, closed up a cent, at 45 cents, while Sagicor Financial Corporation contributed 37,882 shares with a value of $236,763 and put on 4 cents at $6.25.
Declines| The only stock declining at the end of trading is, National Flour Mills trading 1,500 shares, declined 2 cents to end the day at $1.29.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 17,500 shares valued at $385,020, remained at $22, First Citizens Bank with 4,669 shares to end at $36.52, Guardian Holdings with 11,199 units closed at $13.49, National Commercial Bank with 210,000 shares changing hands for a value of $210,000, closed at $1, Scotiabank 600 shares at $59.49 and Scotia Investments with only 294 units closed at $1.50.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator showed 2 stocks with the bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.

TTSE closes with negative bias

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange closed Tuesday, on a negative tone, with 9 securities changing hands, of which 2 advanced, 5 declined and 2 traded firm. A total of 152,625 units changed hands, valued at $5,635,429.
TTSE 7-10-14At the close of the market, the Composite Index rose 0.03 points to end at 1,143.03, the All T&T Index fell 0.13 points to close at 1,972.00 and the Cross Listed Index increased by 0.03 points to end at 41.12.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, First Citizens Bank contributing 12,650 shares with a value of $461,859, to gain 2 cents at $36.52 and Massy Holdings with 56,747 shares changing hands, for a value of $3,887,171, closing at $68.51, with a cent gain.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund, with 44,237 shares valued at $973,403 to close at $22, down a cent, National Enterprises added 11,396 shares valued at $200,798 and suffered a loss of 2 cents to close at $17.62, National Flour Mills with 3,000 shares closed at $1.31 with a decline of 4 cents, Sagicor Financial Corporation lost 1 cent, to end at $6.21 in trading 15,370 shares for $95,927 and Scotiabank with 75 shares changing hands, closed with a decline of 1 cent to end at $59.49, for a new 52 weeks’ low.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged are, Angostura Holdings with 313 shares at $12.75 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 8,837 shares at 44 Cents.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a slight negative bias, with 2 stocks having bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 stocks with offers that were lower.

Low activity starts week on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange saw 8 securities changing hands of which, 3 advanced, 3 declined and 2 traded firm, with 93,942 units changing hands, valued at $888,302.
TTSE 6-10-14At the close of the market, the Composite Index lost 0.27 points to 1,143.00, the All T&T Index declined 0.36 points to close at 1,972.13 and the Cross Listed Index fell 0.03 points to end at 41.09.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Agostini’s that gained 9 cents, to end at $17.34 after trading 574 shares, while Clico Investment Fund with 5,513 shares valued at $121,287, gained a cent to $22.01 and Unilever Caribbean added 2,000 shares valued at $128,175, the price rose 4 cents to $64.09, for a new 52 weeks’ high.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, National Enterprises, traded 200 shares at $17.64, after losing a cent, Sagicor Financial Corporation with 52,962 shares changing hands for a value of $328,918, closed 3 cents down, at $6.23 and Trinidad Cement suffered a 5 cents fall, to close at $2.14, while trading only 268 units.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged, at the end of trading are, First Citizens Bank which contributed 7,425 shares with a value of $270,867, to close at $36.50 and National Commercial Bank with 25,000 shares traded at $1.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 2 stocks with offers that were lower.

Scotiabank takes another hit

Scotiabank took another hit, in moderate trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Friday, as the stock hit a new 52 weeks low of $59.50. Investors continued to focus on reduced profit for the year to date, and ignoring the improvement, in the July quarters net profit as well as the strong increased lending in the quarter. TTSE 3-10-14
Overall trading saw 9 securities changing hands of which 1 advanced, 3 declined and 5 traded firm with 159,183 units changing hands, with a value of $463,895. The Composite Index lost 0.87 points to close at 1,143.27, the All T&T Index fell by just 1.67 points to close at 1,972.49 and the Cross Listed Index declined by a mere 0.01 points to end at 41.12.
Gains| First Citizens Bank recorded the sole price increase, climbing 4 cents to end at $36.50.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Grace Kennedy with 783 shares trading, falling 1 cent to $3.75, Scotiabank with 2,329 shares traded for $138,576, lost 49 cents to close at $59.50 and Trinidad Cement with 200 shares landed 3 cents down, at $2.19
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings with 100 shares at $12.75, Clico Investment Fund with 10,420 shares valued at $229,243 remained at $22, Guardian Holdings contributed 1,100 shares at $13.49, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 142,771 shares changing hands for a value of $62,819 closed at 44 cents, followed by National Commercial Bank with 1,000 shares to close at $1.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 4 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.

Main Caribbean stock markets struggling

Wednesday was a case of low trading activity on the Jamaican stock market, with only 13 securities trading or about 19 percent of the listings. Thursday, it’s the turn of trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange, with only 6 securities changing hands out of 36 listings, around 17 percent participation. The two markets reflect what is happening within the wider Caribbean region, with the vast number of territories mired in economic pressures, with low or no growth. Trinidad with its petro industry, has not been spared, with the stock market marking time for several months.
TTSE 2-10-14In Thursday’s trading 2 advanced, 1 declined and 3 traded firm with 184,481 units changing hands, with a value of $2,910,205. The Composite Index lost 0.42 points to close at 1,144.14, the All T&T Index fell by 1.01 points to close at and the Cross Listed Index fell / increased by 0.03 points to end at 41.13.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, First Citizens Bank contributed 4,831 shares with a value of $176,097 to end a cent higher at $36.46, while Sagicor Financial Corporation added 2,430 shares, gained 4 cents to close at $6.25.
Declines| The stock declining at the end of trading is National Enterprises with only 56 units falling 8 cents, to $17.65.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 35,525 shares valued at $781,561 declined by 1 cent to end at $22, Massy Holdings with 26,589 shares being traded for $1,821,346 to close at $68.50 and National Commercial Bank with 115,050 shares changing hands for a value of $115,050, ended at $1.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator was reflecting 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.

October greeted with light trading on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange for Wednesday was moderate, with only 10 securities changing hands, 2 advanced, 3 declined and 4 traded firm, with 248,274 units valued at $3,315,301.
TTSE sum 1-10-114The Composite Index lost 0.56 points to close at 1,144.56, the All T&T Index fell 1.13 points to close at 1,975.17 and the Cross Listed Index remained at 41.10 points.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, First Citizens Bank trading 3,740 shares at $36.45, up by a cent and Scotiabank traded 1,800 shares and climbed 4 cents to end the day at $59.99.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, ANSA McAL with 8,680 shares, closed down a cent at $69.19, Massy Holdings contributed 28,019 shares with a value of $1,920,218, but fell 39 cents to close at $68.50 and Trinidad Cement with 53,141 shares traded for $118,204, closed 1 cent down at $2.23
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings traded only 7 units at$12.75, Clico Investment Fund with 75,100 shares valued at $1,652,586 remained at $22, Grace Kennedy 295 shares ended trading at $3.76, National Commercial Bank with 125,051 shares changing hands for a value of $124,851, ended at $1 and One Caribbean Media added 12,541 shares valued at $315,092, to end at $25.33.
IC Bid-Offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator showed 3 stocks with the bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.