Moderate price changes on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Thursday saw 12 securities changing hands of which 3 advanced, 2 declined and 7 traded firm with 745,726 stocks changing hands with a value of $5,950,491.
TTSE sum 14-18-14The Composite Index lost 0.53 points, to close at 1,150.48, the All T&T Index fell 1.07 points, to close at 1,986.31 and the Cross Listed Index remained at 41.19.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close, are National Flour Mills with 6,152 shares to gain 5 cents and ended at $1.10, Trinidad Cement with 77,000 shares valued at $154,352 enjoyed a 5 cents to end at $2 and Unilever Caribbean with 100 shares, closed with a gain of 1 cent to end at $$63.06 for a new 52 weeks high. Trinidad Cement released results for the June quarter, showing profit before tax bettering by a small amount, the results last year, coming in at $26.5 million versus $23.4 million, but after accounting for a non-recurring charge of nearly $26 million and lower finance cost.
Declines| The stocks that declined at the end of trading, are First Citizens Bank, contributing 58,943 shares with a value of $2,093,908 as the price slipped by 28 cents to $35.52, while Point Lisas Industrial Port Development added 7,000 shares valued at $29,050 and lost 5 cents to end at $4.15.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading, are Ansa Merchant Bank in trading 3,357 units at $39.11, Berger Paints with 500 shares, closed at $3.61, Clico Investment Fund traded 137,798 shares valued at $3,031,556, but the price remained at $22, Guardian Holdings exchanged 715 units for $14.30 each, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 450,000 shares changing hands for a value of $184,502, ended at 41 cents, Sagicor Financial had 1,263 shares changing hands at $6.50 and West Indian Tobacco with 1,998 units closed at $118.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 5 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.

Sagicor Financial dominates

Sagicor Financial dominated trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange, accounting for 83.78 percent of the 1,164,725 stocks changing hands carrying a total value of $9,184,581.
TTSE sum 13-8-14There was trading in 12 securities of which 4 advanced 3 declined and 5 traded firm with.
The Composite Index lost 0.22 points to close at 1,151.01, the All T&T Index fell by just 0.23 points to close at 1,987.38 and the Cross Listed Index fell by a mere 0.03 points to end at 41.19.
Gains| Stocks enjoying a price increase at the close are, Flavorite Foods with 721 shares, gained a cent in ending at $5.75, Trinidad Cement contributed 30,095 shares with a value of $58,670 to close at $1.95, for a 3 cents gain, Scotia Investments with a volume of 82,621 shares traded for $115,679 and ended at $1.41, up a cent and Unilever Caribbean with 100 shares, closed with a gain of 2 cents to end at $$63.05 for a new 52 weeks high.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are Republic Bank that lost 3 cents to end at $121.90 while trading 16 units, Sagicor Financial Corporation with 975,827 shares changing hands for a value of $6,340,684 and lost 3 cents to $6.50 and West Indian Tobacco with 1,616 units closed at $118, after losing 3 cents.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are Agostini’s with 238 shares closed at $17.39, ANSA McAL 62 units were traded at $66.29, Clico Investment Fund traded 55,255 shares valued at $1,215,709 and remained at $22, First Citizens closed at $35.80 in trading only 74 shares and Massy Group added 18,100 shares valued at $1,239,850 to close at $68.50.
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.

Only two up three down on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange was moderate with 13 securities changing hands of which 2 advanced, 3 declined and 8 traded firm with 144,693 stocks changing hands with a value of $5,351,417.
The Composite Index lost 0.56 points to close at 1,151.23, the All T&T Index fell by 1.14 points to close at 1,987.61 and the Cross Listed Index remained at 41.22.
TTSE 12-8-14Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are Trinidad Cement with 13,935 shares valued at $26,755 to close up a cent at $1.92 and West Indian Tobacco increased by a cent to end the day at $118.02 while trading 20,000 shares with a value of $2,360,400.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are ANSA McAl traded only 500 shares but lost a cent at $66.29. First Citizens suffered a loss of 19 cents to close at $35.80 while trading 4,827 shares and National Enterprises lost 4 cents in closing at $17.96 with 2,487 shares changing hands.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are Clico Investment Fund with 42,658 shares valued at $938,476 remained at $22, Guardian Holdings with 4,756 units to close at $14.30, Guardian Media with 1,000 shares to close at $19.75, Massy Group with 23,786 shares traded for $1,629,341 and ended at $68.50, Point Lisas Industrial Port to end at $4.20 with 2.845 shares, Prestige Holdings with 500 units ended at $9.40, Scotiabank with only 46 shares to close at $63.49 and Scotia Investments with 27,353 shares changing hands for a value of $38,294 and closed at $1.40
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 2 stocks with offers that were lower.

Only 3 Stocks rose to 4 declining on TTSE

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Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Monday was moderate, with 11 securities changing hands, of which 3 advanced, 4 declined and 4 traded firm, as 319,652 stock units changing hands, with a value of $4,016,204.
TTSE sum 11-8-14The Composite Index lost 0.49 points to close at 1,151.79, the All T&T Index fell by just 0.85 points to close at 1,988.75 and the Cross Listed Index fell by a mere 0.01 points to end at 41.22.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close, are Guardian Holdings with 14,793 shares valued at $211,540 and ended up a cent at $14.30, National Enterprises traded 66 shares to close at $18, up a cent, Trinidad Cement with 137,014 shares changing hands for a value of $261,658, closed with a gain of a cent to $1.91.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, First Citizens in trading only 420 shares to close a cent down at $35.99, Massy Group with 14,934 shares valued at $1,022,994 to close down 43 cents at $68.50, Republic Bank lost a cent to close at $121.93, while trading 262 units and Scotia Group lost a cent to close at $63.49 while trading only 70 units, for a new 52 weeks’ low.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings with 66,870 shares for $852,593 and closed at $12.75, Clico Investment Fund with 69,480 shares valued at $1,528,560 at $22, Sagicor Financial traded 12,500 shares at $6.53 and Scotia Investments traded 3,243 units to close at $1.40.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 2 stocks with offers that were lower.

Scotia drops $1.48 on TTSE, more coming

In trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange, Scotiabank continues the slide, dropping $1.50 at the end of Friday’s market close, to a new 52 weeks low. The fall is a continuation of the negative response to the fall in profit for the April quarter, and the slow pace at which some investors, gingerly tried to extricate themselves from the stock. The stock has now lost $6.50 or 9.28 percent since the results were released at the end of May.
TTSE -8-8-14The stock lost $4.87 from July 31 to present, and is poised for a larger fall as there was no bid on the stock at the end of trading with an offer at the last traded price to sell 5,371 units.
There was activity in 14 securities in trading of which 5 advanced, 5 declined and 4 traded firm with 483,828 units changing hands, valued at $2,332,657. At the close of the market the Composite Index lost 2.91 points to 1,152.28, the All T&T Index fell by just 5.86 points to 1,989.60 and the Cross Listed Index increased by a mere 0.01 points to end at 41.23.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close, are ANSA McAL that gained 2 cents to end at $66.30 while trading 400 shares, First Citizens with 3,820 units valued at $137,520 as the price closed 1 cent higher at $36. Grace Kennedy traded 1,728 shares to close with a gain of a cent at $3.46 and Trinidad Cement with 400,000 shares changing hands, for a value of $746,468, the price ended at $1.90, up 4 cents.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are Massy Group with 4,924 shares, valued at $339,461, to close down 2 cents at $68.93, National Enterprises added 7,707 shares valued at $138,714, to close a cent lower at $17.99, Republic Bank lost 3 cents to close at $121.94, in trading 1,950 shares, Sagicor Financial with 38,059 shares traded for $249,258, closed 2 cents lower at $6.53 and Scotiabank dropped $1.48 to close at $63.50, but only traded 137 shares.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading, are Ansa Merchant Bank with 4,903 shares, valued at $191,756 to end at $39.11, Berger Paints contributed only 200 shares, at $3.61, Clico Investment Fund traded 2,000 shares valued at $44,000 and remained at $22, Guardian Holdings contributed 14,000 shares with a value of $200,190, as it closed at $14.30 and Scotia Investments traded 4,000 units to close at $1.40.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 2 stocks with offers that were lower.

Only 7 securities traded on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange was low with just 7 securities changing hands of which 2 advanced, 3 declined and 2 traded firm, with 63,450 stocks changing hands, with a value of $1,135,906.
TTSE sum 6-8-14The Composite Index lost 0.17 points to close at 1,155.44, the All T&T Index fell by just 0.09 points to close at 1,995.57 and the Cross Listed Index fell by 0.04 points, to end at 41.27.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are Unilever Caribbean that gained 3 cents to end the day at $63.03, for a new 52 weeks high and West Indian Tobacco with 10 shares, to close with a gain of a cent at $118.01.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Agostini’s with 14,582 units traded for $253,581, the price fell 6 cents to close at $17.39. First Citizens Bank contributed 4,511 shares with a value of $162,393, while losing just a cent to $35.99 and Sagicor Financial Corporation added 1,116 shares valued at $7,380 and lost 2 cents to $6.61.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 8,619 shares valued at $189,618 but remained at $22 and Guardian Holdings with 34,062 shares changing hands for a value of $487,087, to close at $14.30.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 4 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 2 stocks with offers that were lower.

Scotiabank pulls down market

For the second consecutive day of trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange, the price of Scotiabank share fell by more than a dollar as investors marked the price down, to better reflect the marked fall in results that were reported for the second quarter to April.
The fall in the bank’s price, was the main contributor to the downward movement in the market, on Tuesday. In overall trading, 13 securities changed hands, the price of only 1 stock advanced, 5 declined and 7 traded firm as 454,888 units changed hands, with a value of $11,302,210.
The Composite Index lost 3.34 points to close at 1,155.61, the All T&T Index fell by 6.66 points to close at 1,995.66 and the Cross Listed Index remained at 41.31.
TTSE sum 5-8-14Gains| The only stock increasing in price at the close, is Clico Investment Fund Traded 374,294 shares valued at $8,234,491 and advanced by 49 cents to end at $22.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading, are Republic Bank with 6,513 shares changing hands, valued at $794,288 while losing 4 cents to $121.95, Scotiabank with a volume of 19,286 shares valued at $1,255,336, but dropped $1.01 to close at $64.98, a new 52 weeks low and Trinidad Cement with 4,000 units at 4 cents less, at $1.86.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, ANSA Mcal with 2,000 shares at $66.30, Ansa Merchant Bank with 6,395 shares at $39.11, valued at $250,108, First Citizens traded 9,812 units at $36, with a value of $353,296, Guardian Holdings with 3,500 at $14.30, Massy Group with 2,000 shares, traded at $69, National Enterprises traded 575 units at $18, National Flour Mills with 4,650 shares at $1.05, Scotia Investments with 21,513 shares changing hands for a value of $30,058 and closed at $1.40 and West Indian Tobacco traded 350 units to close at $118.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.

Declines dominate post emancipation trades

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Monday, the trading day after the market closed for Emancipation day, was low with 13 securities changing hands of which only 1 advanced, 6 declined and 6 traded firm, with 59,661 stocks changing hands at a value of $1,557,124.
TTSE sum 4-8-14The Composite Index lost 1.86 points to close at 1,158.95, the All T&T Index fell by 3.59 points to close at 2,002.32 and the Cross Listed Index fell 0.02 points to end at 41.31.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close, are National Flour Mills in contributing 9,834 units with a value of $10,326 and gained 5 cents, to end at $1.05.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading, are Clico Investment Fund that traded 8,544 units valued at $183,775, the price declined by 10 cents to end at $21.60, First Citizens traded 2,165 units to close down by 66 cents at $36, Prestige Holdings shed a cent, while trading 2,000 units at $9.40, Republic Bank added 7,666 shares valued at $935,142, but the price fell by a cent to $121.99, Sagicor Financial Corporation with 12,500 shares changing hands for a value of $83,075, closed at $6.63, down 3 cents, Scotiabank traded 771 units but the price slid 73 cents, to close at a new 52 weeks low of $65.99.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are Agostini’s with 500 units, to close at $17.45, Angostura Holdings with 2,000 shares ended at $12.75, Grace Kennedy traded only 248 units at $3.45, Guardian Holdings with 11,000 shares traded for $157,300, ended at $14.30, while, National Commercial Bank with 833 shares, closed at $1.05 and Trinidad Cement closed at $1.90 while trading 1,600 shares.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with the bids higher than their last selling price and no stock closed with an offer that was lower.

Scotia finally drops, down $1.65 on TTSE

In Thursday’s trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange, Scotiabank finally, gave up a fair amount of the past gain in stock price that was no longer merited, based on the fall in second quarter results, dropping $1.65 to close at $66.72 for a new 52 weeks low. The stock has been setting, to suffer a sharp fall, for three weeks but small volumes, resulted in the price inching down each day that it traded.
TTSE 31-7-14Elsewhere in trading 16 securities changed hands of which 3 advanced, 7 declined and 6 traded firm with 280,074 stocks changing hands, with a value of $4,257,707. The Composite Index lost 3.93 points to close at 1,160.81, the All T&T Index fell by 6.47 points, to close at 2,005.91 and the Cross Listed Index fell by a mere 0.18 points to end at 41.33.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close, are Ansa Merchant Bank with 1,237 shares closing up 1 cents at $39.11, a new 52 weeks high. Clico Investment Fund traded 8,244 units, valued at $178,895, advanced by 2 cents to end at $21.70, Point Lisas Industrial Port Development gained 5 cents, to end at $4.20, a new 52 weeks high, while trading 13,400 shares with a value of $194,772.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are First Citizens Bank traded 350 units at $36.66, to decline by 34 cents, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 20,571 shares, the price lost 4 cents to end at 41 cents, followed by Massy Group with 4,196 units at $69 after losing 40 cents, National Flour Mills traded 1,000 shares to close at $1 for a loss of a cent, Sagicor Financial Corporation contributed 29,245 shares as it lost a cent, to end at $6.66, Scotiabank with a volume of 40,719 shares traded for $2,717,546, closed down $1.65 at $66.72 and Trinidad Cement with 139,410 shares changing hands, for a value of $264,879, closed 3 cents lower at $1.90.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading, are Angostura Holdings with 500 shares at $12.75, Grace Kennedy exchanged 6,000 shares to close at $3.45, Guardian Holdings with 10,202 shares valued at $145,889 to end at $14.30, National Commercial Bank contributed just 2,000 shares as the price closed at $1.05, National Enterprises traded 450 units to close at $18 and West Indian Tobacco with 2,550 shares at $118.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 2 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 1 stock with the offer that was lower.

First Citizens Jump $1.48 on TTSE

First Citizens Jumped $1.48 in trading on the on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Wednesday the day after the market was closed for trading. Overall market activity was moderate, with only 10 securities changing hands, of which 3 advanced, 3 declined and 4 traded firm with 168,713 stocks changing hands, with a value of $1,888,988. TTSE sum 30-7-14
The Composite Index rose 2.65 points to close at 1,164.74, the All T&T Index gained 5.99 points to close at 2,012.38 and the Cross Listed Index fell by a mere 0.09 points to end at 41.51.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close, are Clico Investment Fund with 20,421 units valued at $442,143, the price gained 3 cents to $21.68, First Citizens Bank traded 18,790 shares valued at $688,926, and the price jumped $1.48 to end the day at $37 and Prestige Holding gained a cent to close at $9.41 with 14,000 shares changing hands.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are Massy Group with 801 units traded to close down a cent at $69.40, Sagicor Financial Corporation traded 400 units to close at $6.67, down 1 cent and Scotia Investments contributed 29,757 shares with a value of $41,719.80, while declining by 10 cents to close at $1.40.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are Angostura Holdings with a volume of 29,900 shares for $381,225 to close at $12.75, Guardian Holdings traded 3,672 shares at $14.30, National Commercial Bank with 50,639 shares changing hands for a value of $53,171, closed at $1.05 and West Indian Tobacco traded 333 shares to close at $118.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.