3 TTSE stocks rise 3 fall

The Trinidad stock market closed Friday with the two main indices falling with advancing stocks equalling each other. Trading ended with 222,518 units changing hands, valued at $4,418,139 compared to Thursday’s 326,391 units valued at $3,531,245.
Trading closed on with 11 securities changing hands, the same as Thursday with 3 stocks advancing, 3 declining and 5 remaining unchanged.
The Composite Index fell 0.43 points to 1,211.75 points, the All T&T Index dropped 1.11 points to 1,834.09 and the Cross Listed Index gained 0.04 points to close at 78.80 points.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 4 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Gains| Guardian Media gained 1 cent and closed at $19 with 2,000 units traded, Scotia Investments closed at 52 weeks’ high of $2.05, adding 4 cents with 6,000 units trading and Scotiabank gained 3 cents to close at $58.80 with 130 shares changing hands.
Losses| Clico Investments suffered a loss of 19 cents, closing at $22.60 with 8,706 shares trading, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $108.43, a loss of 1 cent with trades of 15,472 shares valued at $1,677,630 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL fell 49 cents to $20.50 after trading 107,200 units valued at $2,197,600.
Firm Trades| Grace Kennedy closed trading at $2.67 trading 840 units, Guardian Holdings held firm at $13 with an exchange of 2,700 shares. JMMB Group was unchanged at 92 cents trading 23,075 units, Massy Holdings closed at $52 with 1,900 units changing owners and National Flour Mills traded 54,495 shares closing at $2.40.

Trinidad stocks drop 6% in 2016

Trinidad Cement closed at a 52 weeks’ high on Friday.

Trinidad based companies lost nearly 6 percent of their value in 2016 as the country’s economy faced challenges during the year based primarily on the fall in the price of oil which led to the shortage of foreign exchange and slippage in the value of the country’s currency.
While the values of the Trinidad based company declined that for the wider Caribbean grew by nearly 58 percent and resulted in the Composite index rising but by only 4 percent. The market closed the year on a positive note, with the IC bid-offer Indicator | showing the strongest reading for the last two trading days of the year with just 2 stocks closing with bids that were lower than their last sale price.
Trading on Friday resulted in 11 securities changing hands compared to 13 on Thursday. Market activity ended with 5 stocks rising, 1 declining and 5 holding firm, with 262,813 shares being traded valued at $6,001,767 compared to 155,564 shares being traded valued at $1,446,576 on Thursday.
The Composite Index rose 3.37 points to end the year at 1,209.53, the All T&T Index gained 1.35 points to 1,834.23 with a year to date loss at 6 percent. The Cross Listed Index rose 0.71 points at 78.17 points with year to date gains of 57.89 percent.
IC bid-offer Indicator |The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 5 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
Gains| Clico Investments Fund gained 1 cent in trading 665 units at $22.62, First Citizens Bank had 6,760 units trading with a gain of 25 cents to end at $35, JMMB Group traded 181,727 units to end at 90 cents with a 1 cent rise. National Commercial Bank added 6,999 shares to stocks that traded and gained 10 cents to close at $3 and Trinidad Cement traded 2,000 units with a rise of 5 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $4.40.
Losses| Grace Kennedy traded 730 shares but lost 1 cent to close at $2.67
Firm Trades| Massy Holdings contributed just 12,350 shares with a value of $642,200 to end at $52, Readymix West Indies closed trading with 5,000 shares trading at $10.99. Republic Financial Holdings with a volume of 44,125 shares valued at $4,784,915 changing hands, closed at $108.44, Trinidad and Tobago NGL traded 1,909 shares at $21 and Unilever Caribbean ended with 548 units trading, to end at $59.84.

4 stocks hit lows on TTSE – Thursday

Guardian Media is one of 4 stocks in T&T to close at 52 weeks’ low on Thursday..

Trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Thursday resulted in 13 securities changing hands compared to 12 on Wednesday.
Market activity ended with 2 stocks rising, 4 declining to 52 weeks low and 7 holding firm, with 155,564 shares being traded valued at $1,446,576 compared to 318,033 shares being traded valued at $2,502,324 on Wednesday.
The Composite Index remained unchanged at 1,206.16, the All T&T Index gained just 0.01 points to 1,832.68 with a year to date loss at 6 percent. The Cross Listed Index was stuck at 77.46 points with year to date gains of 55.65 percent.
IC bid-offer Indicator |The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 7 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
Gains| JMMB Group traded 115,000 units to end at 90 cents with a 1 cent rise and West Indian Tobacco rose 7 cents on the trading of 19 shares to close at $126.95.
Losses| All the stocks declining closed at 52 weeks lows and include Calypso Macro Index Fund that declined by 8 cents to end at $21.89 with just 91 units trading, Guardian Media lost 1 cent to close at $18.99 with 100 units changing hands. One Caribbean Media fell 9 cents to end $19.90 with 195 shares and Unilever Caribbean lost 1 cent with 49 units trading, to end at 52 weeks low of $59.84.
Firm Trades| Ansa McAl traded just 29 shares at $66.50, Guardian Holdings traded 26,034 units valued at $329,330 to close at $12.65, National Flour Mills closed at $2.52 with 885 units trading. Point Lisas traded 3,145 shares at $3.70, Prestige Holdings traded 265 units at $11, Republic Financial Holdings with a volume of 9,037 shares valued at $979,972 being traded, closed at $108.44 and Trinidad and Tobago NGL traded 115 shares at $21.

6 stocks rise on TTSE – Wednesday

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Sagicor Financial closed at a 52 weeks' high on Wednesday on the TTSE.

Sagicor Financial closed at a 52 weeks’ high on Wednesday on the TTSE.

Trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday resulted in 12 securities changing hands compared to 7 on Friday. Market activity ended with 6 stocks rising, 2 declining and 4 holding firm, with 318,033 shares being traded valued at $2,502,324 compared to 414,785 shares being traded valued at $1,433,699 on Friday.
The Composite Index rose 2.04 points to 1,206.16, the All T&T Index gained 1.11 points to 1,832.67 with a year to date loss at 5.94 percent. The Cross Listed Index advanced by 0.40 to end at 77.46 points with year to date gains of 56.45 percent.
IC bid-offer Indicator |The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 4 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
Gains| Clico Investments Fund traded 2,000 units at $22.61 after adding 1 cent, First Citizens Bank had 5,214 units trading with a gain of 44 cents to end at $34.99, National Commercial Bank traded 145,444 units valued at $421,788 and gained 3 cents to end at $2.90. Sagicor Financial Corporation gained 7 cents to end at TTSE sum 28-12-16a 52 weeks’ high of $7.73 with 800 shares changing hands, Scotiabank gained 7 cents in trading 8,737 shares at $58.85 and Trinidad Cement traded 10,220 units with a rise of 10 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $4.35.
Losses| Republic Financial Holdings with a volume of 8,193 shares valued at $888,448 being traded, closed with a loss of 1 cent at $108.44 and Trinidad and Tobago NGL fell 25 cents, in trading 6,476 shares at $21.
Firm Trades | Guardian Holdings traded 12,558 units to close at $12.65, JMMB Group traded 101,000 units to end at 89 cents, Massy Holdings contributed just 91 shares to end at $52 and LJ Williams ended with 17,300 B shares trading at 66 cents.

Trading activity drops on TTSE – Wednesday

TTSE build Trading levels declined sharply on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday in contrast to much more robust activity on Tuesday when 13 securities traded. At the close, 8 securities changed hands, 2 advanced, 1 declined and 5 traded unchanged.
Trading activity closed with 31,204 shares changing hands with a value of $2,125,247, in contrast to Monday’s volume of 1,012,187 with a value of $20,846,037.
The Composite Index gained 0.16 points to 1,190.98 points, the All T & T Index closed 0.32 points higher to 1,804.84 points, but down 7.37 percent year to date. The Cross Listed Index remained unchanged at 77.15 points with year to date gains of 55.83 percent.
IC bid-offer Indicator |The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 5 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 9 with lower offers.
Gains| First Citizens gained 1 cent to close at $33.02 with 1,077 shares changing hands and National Enterprises advanced 5 cents to close at $10.60 and TTSE sum 23-11-16 Losses|Guardian Holdings lost 5 cents with 1,125 shares changing hands to close at $12.95.
Firm Trades| First Caribbean International Bank closed at $8.50 with 500 shares changing hands, Guardian Media closed at $19 with 7,310 shares changing hands, Scotiabank closed at $58.72, with 5,221 shares changing hands with a value of $306,609. Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed at $22.54, with 376 shares changing hands and West Indian Tobacco closed at $126.80 with 12,492 shares changing hands valued at $1,584,017.

Witco pulls in $7.5m on TTSE

Witco had the largest dollar trade on the TTSE on Tuesday.

Witco had the largest dollar trade on the TTSE on Tuesday.

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange TTSE rose in volume on Tuesday with the value jumping sharply with West Indian Tobacco trading in $7.5 million. The market closed with 13 securities changing hands the same as on Monday as 1 stock advanced, 3 declined and 9 traded unchanged.
Trading activity closed with 1,012,187 shares changing hands with a value of $20,846,037, in contrast to Monday’s volume of 453,888 with a value of $6,111,495.
The Composite Index gained 0.44 points to 1,190.82 points, the All T & T Index closed 0.87 points higher to 1,804.52 points, but down 7.39 percent year to date and the Cross Listed Index closed unchanged at 77.15 points and remained with the year to date gains of 55.83 percent.
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| Guardian Holdings gained 44 cents to close at $13 with 742,704 shares changing hands valued at $9,655,042.
< Strong> Losses|Massy Holdings lost 1 cent with 5,843 shares changing hands to close at $58.43, Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed at $22.54, a loss of 7 cents with 13,202 shares changing hands and Trinidad Cement lost 15 cents to close at $3.25, with 4,500 shares changing hands.
TTSE sum 22-11-16 Firm Trades | Angostura Holdings with 150,473 shares changing hands, closed at $15.50 with a value of $2,332,332, Clico Investment Fund closed at $22.60 with 20,800 shares changing hands, First Citizens closed at $33.01 with 605 shares changing hands, First Caribbean International Bank closed at $8.50 with 1,155 shares changing hands. Guardian Media closed at $19 with 6,443 shares changing hands, National Enterprises closed at $10.55 with 6,000 shares changing hands, Prestige Holdings, with 602 shares changing hands, closed at $11. Scotiabank closed at $58.72 with 500 shares changing hands and Witco closed at $126.80 with 59,360 shares changing hands valued at $7,526,848, Witco will make a dividend payout of $1.44 per share on November 24.

First Citizens recovers some ground – Friday

Stocks First Citizens Bank was the largest mover on Trinidad and Tobago Exchange when trading ended on Friday, with the price that dropped $3.93 on Thursday, recovering 50 cents with 200 units trading to end at $31.50. Elsewhere trading ended with 9 securities changing hands, down from 11 on Thursday.
Trading activity closed with 4 stocks rising while 3 declined and 2 remained unchanged as 522,024 shares valued at $1,246,175 changed hands, compared to 1,593,090 shares valued at $2,604,191 on Thursday as 2 stocks closed at new 52 weeks’ high.
The market closed with sharp movements in the indices. The the Composite Index advanced by 2.95 points to close at 1,167.20. The All T&T Index closed with a gain of 4.59 points to 1,802.05, down 7.52 percent for 2016 and the Cross Listed Index rose 0.18 points to 71.03 points and is up 43.47 percent year to date.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with 5 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 8 with lower offers.
Gains| JMMB Group gained 4 cents and closed at a 52 weeks’ high of 84 cents with 413,232 units for a value of $ 339,850, switching ownership. Grace Kennedy contributed 1,420 shares and rose 3 cents in trading, to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $2.60 and Trinidad Cement gained 20 cents with 81,777 shares valued at $326,537 changing hands to close at $4.
TTSE sum 21-10-16 Losses| Guardian Holdings lost 1 cent in trading 1,447 shares, the price closed at $12.60, National Commercial Bank ended with 290 shares changing hands with the price closing with a loss of 2 cents at $2.58 and Trinidad and Tobago NGL lost 3 cents in trading 16,200 shares with a value of $381,495 changing hands at $23.55.
Firm Trades| Clico Investment Fund closed with 7,430 shares changing hands at $22.60 and Massy Holdings ended with 325 shares changing hands at $51.50.

Trading activities climb on TTSE – Thursday

TTSE build Trading activity on the Trinidad and Tobago stock market closed Thursday with losses in the two of the market indices. Volume traded rose above the 43,000 units changing hands on Wednesday. At the close 13 securities changed hands, 4 rose, 2 fell while 7 remained unchanged.
Market activity resulted in 396,924 shares valued at $22,225,458 changing hands, well over the $694,381 traded on Wednesday.
The Composite Index declined 0.21 points to close at 1,156.70, the All T&T Index fell 0.54 points to close at 1,818.39 and the Cross Listed Index ended with a gain of 0.01 points to 65.90.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with offers that were lower.
Gains| Republic Financial Holdings gained 1 cent to close at $110, with 60,000 shares changing hands at a value of $6,599,993, Sagicor Financial Corporation closed with a gain of 2 cents with 4,430 shares changing hands at $6.62. Scotiabank gained 5 cents and closed with 61,705 shares changing hands with a value of $3,569,632 to end at $57.85 and Trinidad and Tobago NGL that closed at $23.51 with 12,122 units changing hands after rising 1 cent.
TTSE sum 15-9-16 Losses| Massy Holdings lost 15 cents and ended with 64,689 shares carrying a value of $3,551,396 changing hands, to end at $54.80 and National Enterprises lost 5 cents to close with 1,029 shares changing hands at $10.45,
Firm Trades| Angostura Holdings ended with 2,150 shares changing hands to close unchanged at $14, Ansa McAl traded 102,794 units to close at $62.70, Clico Investment Fund closed with 70,975 shares changing hands, valued at $1,604,035, to end at $22.60, First Citizens traded 1244 units at $35. Guardian Media ended with 805 shares changing hands at $19.75, National Commercial Bank ended with 12,768 shares changing hands to close at $2.64 and Trinidad Cement traded 2,213 shares to close at $3.12.

Trading up a bit on TTSE – Monday

TTSE build Trading activity on the Trinidad and Tobago stock market picked up on Monday, from the lows levels of just over 16,000 units trading on Friday, to end with 14 securities changing hands, resulting in 233,031 shares valued at just $2,995,429 traded. 3 stocks rose, 3 declined and 8 remained unchanged, leading to declines in the market’s indices.
The Composite Index fell 0.34 points to close at 1,158.90, the All T&T Index declined 0.20 points to close at 1,821.92 and the Cross Listed Index eased 0.07 points to end at 66.02.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with offers that were lower.
Gains| JMMB Group gained 1 cent with 56,000 shares changing hands at 64 cents, National Flour ended with 19,156 shares changing hands at $2.35 after rising 2 cents and Scotia Investments closed with 10,000 shares changing hands and gained 2 cents to end at $1.72.
Losses| Guardian Holdings had 11,500 shares changing hands to end with a loss of 4 cents at $13.53, Massy Holdings closed with 51,976 shares, valued at $2,853,482 changing hands with the loss of 4 cents to TTSE sum 29-08-16close at $54.90 and Sagicor Financial Corporation closed with 1,622 shares changing hands as the price fell 15 cents to $6.75.
Firm Trades| Angostura Holdings ended with 80,692 shares with a value of $1,129,673 changing hands to close at $14, Ansa Merchant Bank traded 956 units to end at $40.01, Clico Investment Fund ended at $22.66 with 868 shares changing hands, Firstcaribbean International Bank ended trading 4,000 shares at $6.90, First Citizens traded 288 units at $35. Guardian Media traded 956 shares with the price remaining at $19.75, National Commercial Bank ended with 1,985 shares changing hands to close at $2.65 and Prestige Holdings had just 9 units changing hands, to close at $10.90.

NCB at 26% premium on TTSE – Wednesday

NCB closed at a new 52 weeks' high on the TTSE on Wednesday

NCB closed at a new 52 weeks’ high on the TTSE on Wednesday

National Commercial Bank (NCB) traded at a new high on the Trinidad and Tobago stock market closed on Wednesday, with a premium of 26 percent over the price it last traded at in Jamaica at $42.75. NCB ended with 63,000 shares changing hands, with the price rising 10 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $2.85 or J$54.
A total of 12 securities traded, resulting in 287,792 shares valued at $5,727,189 changing hands. The market closed with 1 stocks rising, 2 declining stocks and 9 remaining unchanged. At the end of trading one stock closed at 52 weeks’ high and one at a 52 weeks’ low.
The Composite Index rose 2.60 points to close at 1,155.92, the All T&T Index gained 0.14 points to close at 1,811.49 and the Cross Listed Index inched up 0.69 at 66.64.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with offers that were lower.
Gains| National Commercial Bank was the sole stock gaining on Wednesday.
Losses| Calypso Macro Index Fund dropped 99 cents while trading 2,400 units at 52 weeks’ low of $23.50 and Clico Investments fell 20 cents to close at $22.55 with 187,110 units valued at $4,219,412.
Firm Trades| Ansa McAl traded 14,480 units carrying a value of $897,760 to close at $62, Ansa Merchant Bank traded 963 shares to close at $40,TTSE sum 3-08-16 Firstcaribbean International Bank ended trading 1,921 shares to end at $7, Guardian Holdings closed at $12.69 as 524 shares were traded, Guardian Media traded 500 shares with the price remaining at $19.75. JMMB Group ended with 9,026 shares changing hands to close at 64 cents, Massy Holdings had 1,175 shares changing hands to close at $56.73, Scotiabank ended with 2,355 shares changing hands to close at $55.25 and Trinidad and Tobago NGL closed with 4,338 shares changing hands at $23.75.