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

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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.

6 stocks up 4 down on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Tuesday, saw 17 securities changing hands of which 6 advanced, 4 declined and 7 traded firm with a total of 209,317 units, valued at $1,645,611. At the close, there were two stocks closing, at 52 weeks’ high and one at 52 weeks’ low.
TTSE sum 30-9-14The Composite Index rose 0.07 points to close at 1,145.12, the All T&T Index fell by 0.17 points to close at 1,976.30 and the Cross Listed Index increased by 0.04 points to end at 41.10.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Ansa Merchant Bank with only 100 shares and closed with a 3 cents gain at $39.37, a new 52 weeks high, First Citizens Bank contributed 5,309 shares with a value of $193,455 to gain 2 cents at $36.44, while Guardian Holdings added 5,000 shares valued at $67,450 and closed 14 cents up at $13.49, Massy Holdings stock price increased 37 cents to end at $68.89, while trading 500 shares, Prestige Holdings hit a new 52 weeks’ price high, as 500 shares traded at $9.55, with a 5 cents gain, followed by Scotia Investments with a volume of 10,000 to end 5 cents higher at $1.50.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with a volume of 18,438 shares valued at $405,886, declined by 2 cents to end at $22, One Caribbean Media traded 831 shares, 2 cents lower at $25.33, Republic Bank traded 2,972 shares at $121.50 for a 20 cents decline, conversely, Scotiabank fell 5 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $59.95 with 1,985 shares changing hands.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings 2,000 shares at $12.75, Ansa McAL put through 1,420 units and closed at $66.20, Firstcaribbean International Bank 2,674 shares at $5, Grace Kennedy 1,943 units at $3.76, Jamaica’s National Commercial Bank with 128,445 shares changing hands for a value of $128,445 closed at $1. Praetorian Property Mutual Fund traded 12,000 unit at $3.40, Sagicor Financial 200 shares at $6.21 and Sagicor Financial 6.5% preference share traded unchanged at US$1.13 with 15,000 shares.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator showed only 1 stock with the bid higher than the last selling price and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.

Scotiabank drops again on TTSE

Scotia logo In trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange, Scotiabank dropped to a new 52 weeks’ low of $60.24, with just over 4,000 shares traded. The stocks has declined 18.74 percent, from a high of $73.12, reached in April, this year. The price is still exposed to further decline, with an offer to sell at $60 and no buying interest shown at the end of trading. A total of 14 securities changed hands in trading of which 2 advanced, 4 declined and 8 traded firm, with 724,283 units changing hands, valued at $4,863,899.
The Composite Index lost 1.11 points to close at 1,145.05, the All T&T Index fell 2.29 points to close at 1,976.47 and the Cross Listed Index inched up by 0.01 points to end at 41.06.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are Angostura Holdings with a volume of 82,069 shares being traded for $1,046,380 with the price increasing 5 cents to $12.75 and Sagicor Financial traded 100 shares to close with a cent gain at $6.21.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are ANSA McAL traded 54 units and closed 2 cents down at $66.20, for a new 52 weeks’ low, Guardian Holdings contributed 68,932 shares with a value of $926,676 while losing 25 cents to close at $13.25, Scotiabank suffered a 78 cents fall, to close at $60, as 4,010 shares traded and Trinidad Cement with 10,000 shares, ended 1 cents lower at $2.24.
TTSE sum 29-9-14 Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are Clico Investment Fund with 24,263 shares valued at $534,247, to end at $22, First Citizens Bank with 920 shares closed at $36.42, Massy Holdings closed at $68.52 while trading 11,500 units valued at $787,980, Jamaica’s National Commercial Bank with 384,178 shares changing hands for a value of $384,178, closed at $1, One Caribbean Media traded 110 shares at $25.35, Point Lisas Industrial Port added 37,397 shares valued at $149,588 and ended at $4, Prestige Holdings had 750 units being active to end at $9.50 and Sagicor Financial 6.5% preference shares traded 100,000 units at US$1.13.
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 2 stocks with offers that were lower.

3 up, 3 down on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange saw no major change in direction from the sideways trend all year long as 11 securities changing hands of which 3 advanced, 3 declined and 6 traded firm with 706,749 units changing hands, with a value of $5,473,695 including amount for a US dollar denominated security.
TTSE sum 26-9-14The Composite Index lost 0.05 points to close at 1,146.16, the All T&T Index fell by just 0.17 points to close at 1,978.76 and the Cross Listed Index increased by a mere 0.01 points to end at 41.05.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Grace Kennedy with 30,065 shares being traded for $113,044 to end at $3.76, with 6 cents gain, Guardian Holdings contributed 20,000 shares with a value of $270,000, while the price gained 10 cents to end at $13.50 and First Citizens traded 14,615 shares valued at $532,278 to close with a gain of 2 cents to end at $36.42.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 68,214 shares valued at $1,502,678, declined by 5 cents to end at $22, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 2,164 shares changing hands, closed a cent down at 44 cents, National Enterprises 100 units at $17.73, with 1 cent loss, One Caribbean Media 7,446 shares and closed with a decline of a cent at $25.35, Sagicor Financial 6.5% Preference share, traded 340,000 units at $1.13, down a cent and Trinidad Cement added 14,784 shares valued at $33,264, after falling 11 cents, to close at $2.25.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings with 13,841 shares valued at $175,781, to end at $12.70, National Commercial Bank with 195,200 shares changing hands for a value of $195,200 and Praetorian Property Mutual Fund 320 units at $3.40.
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 4 stocks with lower offers.

TTSE ends Thursday little changed

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange was in 11 securities changing hands of which 2 advanced, 3 declined and 6 traded firm with 220,110 units changing hands, with a value of $4,122,720. The market was closed on Wednesday for Public holiday.
The Composite Index declined 0.10 points to close at 1,146.21, the All T&T Index fell by just 0.87 points to close at 1,978.93 and the Cross Listed Index increased by 0.03 points to end at 41.04.
25-9-14 Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are Clico Investment Fund with 32,308 shares valued at $712,391, increased by 5 cents to end at $22.05 and Massy Holdings contributed 7,093 shares with a value of $ to end at $68.52 with a gain of a cent.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are Ansa McAl traded 12,550 shares valued at $831,284 to close down 2 cents at $66.22, Scotiabank lost 2 cents and closed with 25,042 units for $1,522,553 at $60.78 and Trinidad Cement 2,000 shares traded at $2.36 for a 18 cents decline.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are Angostura Holdings contributed 5,393 shares at $12.70, Firstcaribbean International Bank with 1,250 shares at $5 First Citizens added 9,397 shares valued at $342,051 and closed at $36.40, Grace Kennedy with 810 shares to end the day at $3.70, National Commercial Bank with 120,100 shares traded at $1, Sagicor Financial Corporation with 4,167 at $6.20
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 5 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.

Securities trading climbs on TTSE

in Monday trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange, 17 securities changed hands of which 5 advanced, 5 declined and 7 traded firm. A total of 200,232 units changed hands, with a value of $6,438,679.
The Composite Index declined by 0.16 points to close at 1,146.16, the All T&T Index fell 0.07 points to close at 1,979.81 and the Cross Listed Index eased 0.03 points to end at 40.91.
TTSE 22-9-14 Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Clico Investment Fund with 16,470 shares valued at $363,164 and advanced by 5 cents to end at $22.05, First Citizens Bank increased 50 cents to end the day at $36.50, with 60,000 shares changing hands, for a value of $2,184,169, One Caribbean Media traded 5,250 shares, a cent higher at $24.36, for a new 52 weeks’ high and Unilever Caribbean traded 971 shares with a gain of 3 cents, to land at $64.05, a new 52 weeks’ high.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings with 393 shares traded, to close 5 cents off, at $12.70, Guardian Holdings traded 7,457 units at $13.40 for a loss of 10 cents, Republic Bank lost a cent, in closing at $121.72 with 13,625 shares traded, valued at $1,658,435, Scotiabank lost 20 cents to close at $60.80, a new 52 weeks’ low, while trading 9,918 shares valued at $603,014 and West Indian Tobacco traded 1,212 units, at $118.07 for 3 cents decline.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Berger Paints had 30 shares trading at $3.61, Guardian Media traded 250 shares at $19.76, while Massy Holdings added 14,628 shares valued at $1,002,181, ending at $68.51, National Flour with 29,538 shares traded for $38,399, closed at $1.30, Point Lisas Industrial Port with 5,000 units closed at $4, Prestige Holdings with 1,000 shares changing hands, closed at $9.50, Sagicor Financial traded 12,929 shares at $6.20 and Scotia Investments contributed 21,561 shares with a value of $31,263, to end at $1.45,
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 2 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 2 stocks with offers that were lower.