Readymix now 14% above TCL offer

Readymix price rose for the third consecutive day on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday, adding 50 cents, for a 13.6 percent increase over the Trinidad Cement’s offer price of $11. Ansa McAL dominated trading and led with more than 100,000 units valued at more than $7.5 million.
Trading resulted in 14 securities changing hands compared to 13 on Tuesday with the price of 4 rising, 2 falling and 8 remaining unchanged. A total of 317,668 shares were exchanged at a value of $8,880,820 compared to Tuesday’s 445,375 shares valued at $5,118,190.
The Composite Index rose 1.30 points to 1,232.55, the All T&T Index lost 0.24 points to 1,807.58 and the Cross Listed Index gained 0.39 points to end at 88.19.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 5 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
Gains| Ansa McAL gained 13 cents to close at $66.50 with trades of 114,214 shares valued at $7,590,863, JMMB Group closed at $1.25 with gains of 7 cents trading 47,529 shares, NCB Financial Group closed at $3.80, after gaining 2 cents with an exchange of 63,778 units. Readymix closed 50 cents higher at $12.50 exchanging 1,567 shares and
Losses| Angostura Holdings closed 5 cents lower at $14.90 with an exchange of 40 shares and National Enterprises lost 2 cents, closing at $10.80 while trading 26,885 units.
Firm Trades| Agostini’s traded 502 units to close at $18.50, Clico Investment traded 2,260 shares at $22.50, First Caribbean International closed at $8.85 with 50 shares changing hands, Point Lisas exchanged 10,000 units at $3.76, Sagicor Financial remained at $9 with trades of 6,202 shares. Scotia Investments closed at $2.50 with 2,000 units changing hands, Trinidad Cement traded 34,900 units at $4.20, Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed at $21 with 5,741 units exchanged and West Indian Tobacco was unchanged at $127 trading 2,000 units.

1 stock falls in a day for gains

At the close of trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange all three indices recorded modest gains as 5 stocks advanced, 1 declined and 12 were unchanged.
Market activity resulted in 18 securities changing hands compared to 17 on Wednesday, leading to 610,096 units valued at $3,541,855 changing ownership, compared to Wednesday’s 193,335 shares valued at $2,067,973.
The Composite Index rose 1.17 points to 1,242.99, the All T&T Index gained 1.01 points to 1,829.32 and the Cross Listed Index was up 0.18 points to 88.05.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 5 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 8 with lower offers.
Gains| Agostini’s added 1 cent to close at $18.51 with trades of 6,805 shares, Guardian Holdings closed at $16.05 with gains of 4 cents trading 5,405 units, NCB Financial Group gained 2 cents to close at $3.80 with an exchange of 95,364 shares valued at $362,282, Scotia Investments rose 5 cents to a 52 weeks’ high of $2.30 with 83,320 units changing hands and Trinidad & Tobago NGL advanced 60 cents, closing at $23.50 with 6,794 shares traded.
Losses| National Flour Mills lost 4 cents to close at $2.60 exchanging 330,107 shares valued at $858,278.
Firm Trades| Angostura Holdings traded 1,500 units at $15.01, Ansa Merchant Bank closed at $40 with 25,765 shares traded at a value of $1,030,608, Clico Investment closed at $22.51 with an exchange of 17,588 shares valued at $395,997 and First Caribbean International closed at $8.85 trading 1,200 units. JMMB Group held firm at $1.22 trading 21,959 units, Massy traded 200 shares at $53, One Caribbean Media closed at $16.48 trading 300 shares. Republic Financial Holdings exchanged just 20 units at $105.48, Sagicor Financial remained at $9.01 trading 10,000 units, Scotiabank closed at $59 with 2,616 shares changing hands, Trinidad Cement closed at $4.20 trading 1,103 units and West Indian Tobacco exchanged 50 shares at $127.

Volumes dip prices rise on TTSE

Trading activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Tuesday saw the volume and value of securities traded falling below Monday’s levels as the shares of less companies traded.
At the close, 13 securities changed hands compared to 16 on Monday with 5 stocks advancing, 3 declining and 5 unchanged. The number of securities traded was 103,351 valued at $982,037 in contrast to Monday’s 199,103 shares valued at $2,253,341.
The Composite Index dropped 0.64 points to 1,242.92, the All T&T Index gained 1.11 points to 1,830.00, with the 2017 loss to date virtually wiped out and the Cross Listed Index lost 0.33 points to 87.94.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 3 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Gains| L.J. Williams B closed at 86 cents, gaining 6 cents trading 23,150 shares, National Enterprises gained 3 cents to close at $10.88 with just 100 units being exchanged, NCB Financial Group closed at $3.79, for gains of 4 cents with 11,000 shares changing hands. Trinidad Cement traded at $4.20, up 3 cents with an exchange of 20,000 shares and Trinidad & Tobago NGL gained 2 cents to close at $22.64 with 2,945 shares traded.
Losses| Ansa Merchant Bank lost 2 cents to close at $40 trading 1,764 shares, First Caribbean International Bank closed 9 cents lower to $8.85, with trades of 7,939 units and Point Lisas closed at $3.50, for a loss of 15 cents with 8,369 units changing owners.
Firm Trades| Clico Investment closed at $22.51 with an exchange of 21,640 shares valued at $487,140, JMMB Group held firm at $1.22 trading 4,479 units, Massy Holdings traded 200 shares at $53, Sagicor Financial closed at $9.01 with 200 units traded and Scotiabank exchanged 1,565 shares at $59 after trading at an intraday 52 weeks’ high of $59.16.

Guardian Holdings leads TTSE

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Guardian Holdings gained 21 cents to end trading at $16.01 with 94,330 units changing hands with a value of $1,509,520, ended as the dominant trade, on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Monday.
Market activity led to 16 securities trading compared to 9 on Friday with 6 advancing, 3 declining and 7 unchanged. The number of securities traded was 199,103 valued at $2,253,341 compared to Friday’s 181,011 shares valued at $1,947,353.
The Composite Index gained 1.08 points to 1,243.56, the All T&T Index rose 1.83 points to 1,828.89 and the Cross Listed Index added 0.04 points to 88.27.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 7 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
Gains| Angostura Holdings gained 1 cent to close at $15.01 with trades of 160 shares, One Caribbean Media traded at $16.48, after gaining 8 cents with 3,400 shares changing hands. Sagicor Financial added 1 cent to close at $9.01 trading 2,000 units, Scotia Investments closed with gains of 5 cents to a 52 weeks’ high of $2.25 exchanging 350 units and Trinidad & Tobago NGL gained 1 cent to close at $22.62 with 500 shares traded.
Losses| Agostini’s lost 2 cents to close at $18.50 with an exchange of 12,945 shares, Clico Investment lost 1 cent while closing at $22.51 trading 325 units and Trinidad Cement closed at $4.17, for a loss of 3 cents with 67,184 units changing owners.
Firm Trades| First Citizens traded 1,400 units at $32, First Caribbean International closed at $8.94 with trades of 1,090 units, Grace Kennedy exchanged 3,700 shares at $2.66 while JMMB Group was unchanged at $1.22 trading 8,120 units. Massy held firm at $53 with 55 units changing hands, Point Lisas closed at $3.65 with an exchange of 2,854 shares and Scotiabank closed at $59 with 690 units traded.

NCB Group trades at J$76 in Trinidad

NCB stock traded at a high of TT$4 on the TTSE on Thursday.

National Commercial Bank Financial Group, the new holding company for National Commercial Bank and its subsidiaries traded on Thursday after trading in the NCB shares was suspended.
The stock traded as high as TT$4 or the equivalent of J$76 but closed slightly lower at the close. The group traded in Kingston at J$65.
Trading levels on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange fell on Thursday leading to an exchange of just 9 securities, compared to 11 on Wednesday. At the close 3 stocks advanced, 4 declined and 2 were unchanged. Securities traded amounted to 306,454 units at a value of $3,666,557 in contrast to Wednesday’s 547,969 shares valued at $12,402,664.
The Composite Index gained 0.51 points to 1,240.39, the All T&T Index rose 1.45 points to 1,823.23 and the Cross Listed Index lost 0.06 points to 88.16.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 10 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Gains| After several weeks closing with the demand for Agostini’s at a higher price than the last sale 2,658 units traded on Thursday with price gaining $1.02 to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $18.52, after it last traded in November last year. First Citizens Bank gained 1 cent trading 8,205 shares and closed at $31.51, still below the price of $32, the government block of 48 million shares are being sold and Trinidad Cement added 10 cents, closing at $4.30, with an exchange of 8,598 units.
Losses| Clico Investment closed at $22.50 with a loss of 10 cents as 126,509 units changing hands at a value of $2,846,453, First Caribbean International Bank lost 5 cents, closing at $8.94 with an exchange of 1,000 units, JMMB Group was down 2 cents to $1.20 with trades of 65,295 shares and Republic Financial Holdings closed at $105.99, after losing just 1 cent with 188 units traded.
Firm Trades| National Commercial Bank Financial Group traded 91,588 shares to close with the last sale at $3.75 valued at $346,562 and Sagicor Financial held firm at $9 with trades of 2,413 units.

Clico Investments dominates

Trades in Clico Investments, amounting to 516,609 units valued at $11,673,878 propped up activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday, with only 31,380 units trading by 10 other stocks.
At the close of trading 11 securities changed hands compared to 10 on Tuesday resulting in 547,969 units valued at $12,402,664 changing hands. On Tuesday, just 141,873 shares valued at $1,306,192 traded. A total of 5 stocks rose, 2 lost value and 4 remained unchanged.
The Composite Index lost 0.49 points to 1,239.88, the All T&T Index fell 0.64 points to 1,821.78 and the Cross Listed Index was down 0.04 points to 88.24.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 9 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
Gains| Clico Investment gained 10 cents to close at $22.60, Guardian Holdings closed at $15.50 with gains of 39 cents and 8,468 shares changing hands, Scotiabank added 1 cent, closing at $58.80 with trades of 2,850 shares. Trinidad Cement closed at $4.20, gaining 3 cents with an exchange of 200 units and Trinidad & Tobago NGL traded 8 cents higher to close at $22.61 with 7,454 units trading.
Losses| First Citizens Bank dropped 50 cents to close at $31.50 with 657 shares switching owners and First Caribbean International Bank lost 1 cent in closing at $8.99 with an exchange of 876 units.
Firm Trades| JMMB Group traded 4,000 shares at $1.22, Massy Holdings held firm at $53 trading 4,097 units, Point Lisas closed at $3.65 with an exchange of 2,671 shares and Sagicor Financial was unchanged at $9 with of only 87 units.

Trading drops for Trinidad stocks

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange dropped sharply on Tuesday with just 141,873 units trading at a value of $1,306,192 compared to Monday’s 534,824 shares valued at $2,812,325.
At the close of the market only 10 securities were active compared to 12 on Monday as 5 stocks advanced, 3 declined and 2 held firm.
The Composite Index lost 0.19 points to 1,240.37, the All T&T Index rose 0.69 points to 1,822.42 and the Cross Listed Index lost 0.15 points to 88.28.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 10 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
Gains| Grace Kennedy added 1 cent to close at $2.66 with 49,230 units changing hands, JMMB Group gained 2 cents, closing at $1.22 with trades of 30,903 shares, One Caribbean Media closed 40 cents higher to $16.40 with an exchange of only 45 shares. Scotiabank closed at $58.79, gaining 3 cents trading 935 units and Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed at $22.53, with gains of 2 cents while trading 2,462 units.
Losses| Clico Investments lost 2 cents to close at $22.50 trading 22,701 shares valued at $510,773, First Caribbean International Bank traded at $9, having lost 5 cents with 3,381 units trading and Guardian Holdings closed 39 cents lower to $15.11 with an exchange of 5,000 shares.
Firm Trades| Angostura Holdings remained unchanged at $15 with trades of 27,182 shares valued at $407,730 and Massy Holdings held firm at $53 trading 34 units.

Unilever jump $1.25

Trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday saw 11 securities changing hands compared to 16 on Thursday. Unilever Caribbean reaped a $1.25 gain to rise to $58.25 trading 4,260 units.
The market closed with 3 stocks advancing, 5 unchanged and 3 declining as 157,407 shares were exchanged at a value of $3,220,448 compared to Thursday’s 337,591 shares valued at $2,989,250.
The Composite Index lost 0.19 points to 1,242.51, the All T&T Index dropped 0.37 points to 1,822.77 and the Cross Listed Index remained at 88.80 points.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 4 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
Gains| Clico Investments added 1 cent, closing at $22.51 trading 36,976 shares valued at $831,996, L.J. Williams B gained 5 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of 80 cents with 10,000 units changing hands.
Losses| First Caribbean International Bank lost 1 cent to close at $9.15, with trades of 17,062 units, Grace Kennedy fell 1 cent to $2.63 trading 300 shares and Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed at $22.65, losing 35 cents with an exchange of 1,000 units.
Firm Trades| First Citizens Bank closed at $32.25 trading 2,353 units, Massy Holdings traded 25,000 shares at $53 valued at $1,325,092 and National Commercial Bank was unchanged at $3.70 with only 128 units traded. Sagicor Financial traded 60,161 shares with a value of $541,449 at $9 and Scotiabank closed at $58.75 trading 167 shares.

Unilever in big fall

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Shares of Unilever Caribbean dropped to their lowest in a year, as the price declined by a whopping $7 to end at $51, one of the major factor pulling the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange down, at the close on Wednesday.
All three market indices declined as falling prices overwhelmed advancing ones. At the close, 17 securities were traded compared to 16 on Tuesday with 4 stocks advancing, 8 declining and 5 were left unchanged as 963,376 shares traded at a value of $19,028,454 in contrast to Tuesday’s 115,087 shares valued at $1,075,427.
The Composite Index declined 4.99 points to 1,243.33, the All T&T Index lost 2.16 points to 1,820.10 and the Cross Listed Index was down 1.07 points to 89.39.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 6 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 8 with lower offers.
Gains| First Caribbean International Bank gained 11 cents, closing at a 52 weeks’ high of $9.16 with trades of 49,125 shares valued at $449,985, Grace Kennedy added 1 cent to close at $2.64 with 1,920 units changing hands. Sagicor Financial closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $9.41, adding 1 cent with an exchange of 46,310 shares, valued at $435,777, while Praetorian Property closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $3.01, rising 1 cent with 20,000 units changing hands.
Losses| Clico Investment closed trading at $22.51 with loss of 8 cents and an exchange of 3,252 units, Ansa Merchant Bank lost 1 cent to close at $40.01 with trades of 4,030 shares, First Citizens closed 25 cents lower at $32.25, with 23,743 units changing hands, valued at $765,712. Guardian Holdings slipped 25 cents to $16.50 trading 133,238 shares valued at $2,170,445, National Commercial Bank closed 37 cents lower at $3.60 with an exchange of 518,125 shares valued at $1,940,337. Prestige Holdings closed at $10.86, losing 14 cents with 4,744 units changing hands, Trinidad & Tobago NGL lost 1 cent trading to close at $23.65 with 13,188 units valued at $311,900 and Unilever Caribbean declined $7 to a 52 weeks’ low of $51 with 2,120 shares changing owners.
Firm Trades| Massy Holdings closed at $53 trading 27,464 units valued at $1,455,833, One Caribbean Media was unchanged at $17 with 15,940 shares changing hands, Scotiabank traded at $57.50 with 23,252 units valued at $1,363,747, Trinidad Cement closed at $4.40 with 2,980 units changing hands and West Indian Tobacco held at $127 with an exchange of 73,945 shares valued at $9,390,348.

Trinidad stocks look to be firming

Guardian Holdings closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $16.51.

The number of securities trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange rose Monday 16 changing hands compared to 12 on Friday. The market continues to move sideways with 6 stocks advancing, 5 declining and 5 holding firm while 2 stocks closed at 52 weeks’ high and one at a low.
Volume trading ended at 1,192,408 shares valued at $3,543,220 in contrast to Friday’s 195,248 units valued at $3,655,973.
The Composite Index gained 0.66 points to 1,251.43, the All T&T Index rose 0.93 points to 1,830.60 and the Cross Listed Index added 0.05 points to 90.16 with year to date gains of 15.34 percent.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 6 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 7 with lower offers.
Gains| First Citizens gained 1 cent, closing at $32.50 with an exchange of 1,512 shares, First Caribbean International Bank closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $9.05 with gains of 4 cents while trading 13,848 units, Guardian Holdings ended trading at a 52 weeks’ high of $16.51, climbing 51 cents with 22,631 shares changing hands valued at $373,435. JMMB Group gained 2 cents to close at $1.22 trading 838,419 units valued at $1,019,343, Prestige Holdings added 1 cent to close at $11 with an exchange of 447 shares and Trinidad & Tobago NGL advanced 40 cents to $23.65 with 5,956 shares changing owners.
Losses| Clico Investment lost 1 cent to close at $22.50 with 11,575 units traded, National Commercial Bank closed at $3.97, losing 3 cents with 101,500 units changing hands valued at $403,000, Point Lisas closed 5 cents lower to $3.65 with an exchange 500 shares. Republic Financial Holdings closed at a 52 weeks’ low of $103.25, losing 75 cents trading 249 shares and Scotia Investments was down 1 cent trading 103,650 units to end at $2.19
Firm Trades| Ansa McAL closed at $66.45 trading 2,000 units, Grace Kennedy traded 70,100 shares at $2.63 while Massy Holdings exchanged 2,377 units to end at $53. Sagicor Financial closed at $9.30 with an exchange of 11,479 units and Scotiabank held firm at $58.75 with 6,165 shares changing hands valued at $362,194, but closed with the offer at $58.70 to sell 930 units.