Citizens dominate with $10.7m trade

First-Citizens_logo600x250px Activity on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange continued with moderate trading with 9 active securities on Friday with First Citizens having the largest trade accounting for $10.7 million but no stock declined at the close of the market. At the close 2 stocks advanced, none declined, with the prices of 7 remaining unchanged. A total of 351,327 shares changed hands valued at $10,807,413.
The Composite Index ended with a gain of 0.68 points to 1,164.82 the All T&T Index rose 0.34 points to 1,941.11 and the Cross Listed Index gained 0.14 to end at 51.22.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator has turned negative with only 2 stocks with bids higher than the last selling price and 10 stocks with offers that were lower.
TTSE 15-01-16 Gains| Guardian Holdings gained 7 cents with 480 shares changing hands to close at $13.51 and Point Lisas gained 1 cent with 3,697 shares trading to close at $3.93.
Firm Trades| Clico Investment Fund traded 1,143 shares to close at $22.75, First Citizens had 305,826 shares changing hands for a value of $10,703,910 changing hands at $35, JMMB Group traded 27,580 units at 55 cents. National Commercial Bank closed at $2.30 while trading 4,527 shares. National Flour Mills traded 2,000 units at $2.50, Sagicor Financial Corporation ended with 2,019 shares changing hands at $6.50 and West Indian Tobacco closed at $126.29 as 29 shares changed hands.

Negative outlook for TTSE

stocks Activity on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange continued with moderate price movement with trading in 9 securities on Thursday and more prices rising than falling but there is a clear negative bias with several stocks closing with offers below their last sale price.
At the close 1 stocks advanced, 2 declined, with the prices of 6 remaining unchanged. A total of 738,453 shares changed hands valued at $6,423,607.
The Composite Index ended with a gain of 0.47 points to 1,164.14 the All T&T Index fell 0.56 points to 1,940.77 and the Cross Listed Index gained 0.21 to end at 51.08.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator has turned negative with only 3 stocks with bids higher than the last selling price and 9 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| National Commercial Bank rose 5 cents and closed at $2.30 while trading 4,527 shares.
TTSE 14-01-16 Declines| Angostura Holdings traded 850 shares at a 52 weeks’ low of $16.64 with a fall of 10 cents and Scotiabank lost 4 cents to end at $61.85 while trading 1,100 shares.
Firm Trades| Clico Investment Fund traded 68,941 shares valued at $1,568,390 to close at $22.75, First Citizens had 14,596 shares with a value of $510,847 changing hands at $35, JMMB Group traded 23,930 units at 55 cents. Republic Financial Holdings closed at $112 with 1,157 shares changing hands, the stock closed with the bid at $112 to buy 234,511 shares, Sagicor Financial Corporation traded 622,852 shares changing hands for a value of $4,048,538 at $6.50 and West Indian Tobacco closed at $126.29 as 500 shares changed hands.

TTSE closed with negative bias

Republic Financial Holdings has demand to buy 235,233 shares at $112.

Republic Financial Holdings has demand to buy 235,233 shares at $112.

Activity on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange continued with moderate price movement with trading in 14 securities on Wednesday and more prices rising than falling but there is a clear negative bias with several stocks closing with offers below their last sale price. At the close 4 stocks advanced, 3 declined, with the prices of 7 remaining unchanged. A total of 144,663 shares changed hands valued at $1,565,759.
The Composite Index ended with a gain of 0.50 points to 1,163.67 the All T&T Index fell 0.71 points to 1,941.33 and the Cross Listed Index gained 0.23 to end at 50.87.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator has turned negative with only 2 stocks with bids higher than the last selling price and 10 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Guardian Holdings gained 2 cents with 5,000 shares changing hands to close at $13.44, Sagicor Financial Corporation traded 3,281 shares changing hands and gained 1 cent to close at $6.50. Scotia Investments gained 2 cents with 7,000 shares trading at $1.52 and West Indian Tobacco ended with a gain of 2 cents to close at $126.29 as 1,507 shares changed hands.
Declines| Agostini’s traded 11,000 shares at $16.95 with a fall of 6 cents in trading at a 52 weeks’ low, National Flour lost 10 cents to end at $2.50 while trading 2,166 shares and Trinidad and Tobago NGL slipped 22 cents in trading to close at $21.25 with 12,841 units.
TTSE 13-1-16r Firm Trades| Clico Investment Fund traded 1,772 shares to close at $22.75, First Citizens had 5,756 units changing hands at $35, JMMB Group traded 2,300 units at 55 cents, National Commercial Bank closed at $2.25 while trading 83,300 shares. One Caribbean Media traded 5,000 shares at $22, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $112 with 400 shares changing hands, the stock closed with the bid at $112 to buy 235,233 shares and Unilever Caribbean ended at $67.75 with 3,340 shares trading.

Citizens trades big on TTSE – Tuesday

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First-Citizens_logo600x250px Activity on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange continued low keyed activity prices with trading in 14 securities on Tuesday but with First Citizens dominating with a trade of $5.5 million. All three market indices rose marginally as 4 stocks advanced, 3 declined, with the prices of 7 remaining unchanged. A total of 902,619 shares changed hands valued at $7,566,997.
The Composite Index ended with a gain of 1.26 points to 1,163.17 the All T&T Index fell 0.26 points to 1,942.04 and the Cross Listed Index gained 0.31 to end at 50.64.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 4 stocks with bids higher than the last selling price and 10 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Grace Kennedy gained 2 cents and closed at $4.06 with 1,586 shares changing hands, Guardian Holdings gained 6 cents to end at $13.42 with 359 shares traded. JMMB Group closed with 679,212 shares valued at $370,877 changing hands to gain 2 cents at $22.75 and National Commercial Bank closed with a gain of 5 cents at $2.25 while trading 43,208 shares.
Declines| Praetorian Property Mutual Fund contributed 4,000 shares and fell 9 cents to end at $3,for a 52 weeks’ low,TTSE 12-1-16 Sagicor Financial Corporation closed with 100 shares changing hands and ended with a fall of 1 cent to $6.49 and Trinidad and Tobago NGL slipped 2 cents in trading to close at $21.47 with 90 units.
Firm Trades| Ansa Merchant Bank traded 1,000 units at $38.96, Clico Investment Fund traded 21,560 shares valued at $490,490 to close at $22.75, First Citizens had 156,227 units valued at $5,467,945 changing hands at $35, One Caribbean Media traded 2,185 shares at $22, Prestige Holdings contributed 1,803 shares to end at $10.17. Republic Financial Holdings closed at $112 with 8,616 shares valued at $964,992 changing hands and Unilever Caribbean ended with 673 shares trading to close at $67.75.

TTSE continues to consolidate

TTSE build Activity on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange continued with sideways movement of prices with trading in 11 securities on Monday. Two of the three market indices rose marginally as 2 stocks advanced, 4 declined, with the prices of 5 remaining unchanged. A total of 182,264 shares changed hands valued at $1,407,917.
The Composite Index ended with a gain of 0.56 points to 1,161.91 the All T&T Index fell 0.55 points to 1,941.78 and the Cross Listed Index gained 0.23 to end at 50.33.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 5 stocks with bids higher than the last selling price and 6 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| National Commercial Bank closed with a gain of 1 cent at $2.20 while trading 62,936 shares and Sagicor Financial Corporation closed with 100,450 shares carrying a value of $652,835 changing hands and ended with a rise of 20 cents to $6.50 for a 52 weeks’ high.
Declines| Massy Holdings ended with 73 shares changing hands as the price dropped 10 cents for a 52 weeks’ low of $61.30, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $112 with 1,226 shares changing handsTTSE 11-1-16r West Indian Tobacco ended with a loss of 2 cents to close at $126.27 as 1,177 shares changed hands and Unilever Caribbean ended with 135 shares trading, the price fell 55 cents to close at $67.75.
Firm Trades| Clico Investment Fund traded 2,007 shares to close at $22.75, First Citizens had 3,109 units changing hands at $35, Grace Kennedy closed at $4.04 with 2,481 shares changing hands, One Caribbean Media traded 5,500 shares at $22 and Prestige Holdings contributed 3,170 shares to end at $10.17.

5 stocks rose on TTSE – Thursday

TTSE buildIn trading activity on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange 14 securities changed hands on Thursday but two of the three market indices declined marginally. A total of 5 stocks advanced and 3 declined, with the prices of 6 remaining unchanged. A total of 326,731 shares changed hands valued at $4,547,430.
The Composite Index ended with a decline of 0.07 points to 1,160.03, the All T&T Index rose 0.06 points to 1,942.91 and the Cross Listed Index loss 0.03 to end at 49.66.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 5 stocks with bids higher than the last selling price and 6 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Agostini’s traded 2,000 shares and gained 1 cent to close at $17.01, Clico Investment Fund traded 40,900 shares and rose 4 cent to end at $22.76, Guardian Holdings ended with 8,320 shares trading at $13.33 for a gain of 2 cents. Republic Financial Holdings gained 2 cents to close at $111.99 with 172 shares changing hands and Sagicor Financial Corporation closed with 2,819 shares changing hands, to end at $6.28 for a 2 cents rise.
Declines| Angostura Holdings closed with a loss of 1 cent at a 52 weeks’ low of $13.74 with 3,435 shares changing hands, TTSE 07-1-16rJMMB Group traded 122,877 shares but lost 1 cent in closing at 53 cents and Massy Holdings ended with 55 shares changing hands as the price dropped 1 cent to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $61.39.
Firm Trades| First Citizens ended with 87,905 units with a value of $3,076,675 changing hands at $35, Grace Kennedy closed at $4.04 with 55,000 shares changing hands, National Commercial Bank closed at $2.12 while trading 624 shares. National Flour traded 2,027 shares to close at $2.60, Trinidad and Tobago NGL ended at $21.50 with 575 shares changing hands and Unilever Caribbean closed with 22 shares trading at $68.30.

Negative trend continues on TTSE

stocks Activity on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange continued at elevated levels with trading in 15 securities on Wednesday but two of the three market indices declined marginally as 4 stocks advanced and 6 declined, with the prices of 5 remaining unchanged. A total of 376,984 shares changed hands valued at $3,536,222.
The Composite Index ended with a gain of 0.16 points to 1,160.10, the All T&T Index fell 0.89 points to 1,942.85 and the Cross Listed Index gained 0.08 to end at 49.69.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 5 stocks with bids higher than the last selling price and 6 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Grace Kennedy closed with a rise of 1 cent to $4.04, with 122,053 shares valued at $493,081 changing hands, Guardian Holdings ended with 5,472 shares trading at $13.31 for a gain of 3 cents. National Commercial Bank closed with a gain of 1 cent at $2.12 while trading 10,000 shares and Republic Financial Holdings gained 2 cents to close at $111.97 with 7,825 shares changing hands at a value of $572,176.
Declines| Angostura Holdings closed with just 2 shares changing hands with an 18 cents loss, to end at $13.75, Clico Investment Fund traded 1,539 units, to end at $22.72 after slipping 3 cents, JMMB Group traded 10,100 shares but lost 1 cent, in closing at 53 cents. TTSE 06-1-16rNational Flour traded 133,973 shares valued at $348,330 to close with a loss of 10 cents at $2.60, Trinidad Cement closed with a loss of 1 cent at $3.98, with 3,688 shares changing hands and West Indian Tobacco had 1,585 shares trading with a fall of 3 cents to $126.27.
Firm Trades| Agostini’s traded 5,272 shares at $17, Clico Investment Fund traded 3,100 shares at $22.75, First Citizens ended with 31,093 units with a value of $1,088,329 changing hands at $35, National Enterprises closed with 1,005 shares changing hands at $16. Praetorian Property Mutual Fund ended trading at $3.09 with 35,703 shares changing hands and Trinidad and Tobago NGL ended at $21.50 with 7,674 shares changing hands.

JSE continues in positive mode

The Jamaican stock market is off to more measured trading, early Wednesday with all major indices recording gains in mid-morning trading but leading to a number of stocks recording new 52 weeks’ highs up to 10.45 am. A total of 33 securities traded amounting to 1,556,075 units changing hands with 14 rising, while 9 declined.
The all Jamaica Composite Index rose 661.58 points to 169,133.35 the JSE intra 06-01-16 JSE Market Index gained 591.99 points to 152,276.03 the JSE combined index added 8601.65 points to 160,235.23 and the junior market index is up 4.76 points to 1,843.75.
Trading volumes were generally low, but there have been some interest in a number of stocks including Cable & Wireless with 186,335 shares trading at $1.35, Gleaner trading 262,000 units at $2.50, Jamaica Stock Exchange with 37,839 units at $18.60, JMMB Group with 72,026 units trading at $10.45, National Commercial Bank with 5,168 units at a new high of $41, Radio Jamaica at $4.50 with 24,280, Cargo Handlers trading at a new high of $37.65 with 126 shares, C2W Music at 43 cents for a new 52 weeks’ high with 47,290 shares changing hands, Caribbean Cream with 54,293 units at $3.89, General Accident with 79,400 units at $2, Lasco Distributors with 3,538 shares trades at a new high of $5.72 and Lasco Manufacturing with 641,051 units at $3.50 after trading earlier at $3.60.

Negative trend continues on TTSE

TTSE build Activity on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange jumped with trading in 16 securities on Tuesday but two of the three market indices declined marginally with the two main indices as 6 stocks advanced and 5 declining, with the prices of 5 remaining unchanged. Three stocks traded at 52 weeks’ highs and one at a low as a total of 230,344 shares changed hands valued at $2,036,638.
The Composite Index ended with a fall of 0.14 points to 1,160.26, the All T&T Index fell 0.25 points to 1,943.74 and the Cross Listed Index remained at 49.61.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with bids higher than the last selling price and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| FirstCaribbean International Bank gained 1 cent in trading 100 shares to close at $5.02, Guardian Holdings ended with 7,950 shares trading at $13.28, for a 3 cents gain, Prestige Holdings ended with 1,000 shares trading with a gain of 7 cents to close at $10.17, for a 52 weeks’ High. Republic Financial Holdings gained 2 cents to close at $111.95 with 5,111 shares changing hands at a value of $572,176, Sagicor Financial Corporation rose 1 cent in trading 597 shares and closed at $6.26 and West Indian Tobacco had 2,744 shares valued at $346,559 trading, with a rise of 1 cent to $126.30 for a new 52 weeks’ high.
Declines| Angostura Holdings closed with 11,500 shares changing hands with a 2 cents loss to end at $13.93, Grace Kennedy closed with a loss of 1 cent at $4.03 with 21,795 shares changing hands.TTSE 05-1-16r JMMB Group traded 155,244 shares but lost 1 cent in closing at 54 cents, Massy Holdings ended with 322 shares changing hands as the price dropped 5 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $61.40 and Scotiabank lost 4 cents in trading 300 shares at $61.90.
Firm Trades| Agostini’s traded 1,005 shares at $17, Clico Investment Fund traded 3,100 shares at $22.75, First Citizens ended with 14,570 units with a value of $509,951 changing hands at $35, National Commercial Bank closed at $2.11 while trading 4,000 shares and Trinidad and Tobago NGL ended at $21.50 with 986 shares changing hands.

TTSE ends 2015 mixed

TTSE build The last trading day of 2015 saw mixed fortune for the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange with 2 stocks rising and 2 declining as the market closed with 10 active securities with the prices of 6 remaining unchanged. A total of 285,623 shares changed hands valued at $826,260.
The Composite Index ended with a gain of 0.44 points to 1,162.30, the All T&T Index fell 0.05 points to 1,948 50 and the Cross Listed Index rose 0.12 points to end at 49.51.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading there are signs that the number of stocks gaining could rise with IC Bid indicator showing an increase number of stocks with higher bids than in recent trading days. The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 6 stocks with bids higher than the last selling price and 6 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| JMMB Group gained 2 cents in trading 235,000 shares to close at 55 cents and Trinidad and Tobago NGL gained 7 cents, to end at $21.50 with 25,000 shares changing hands valued at $537,500.
Declines| Scotiabank closed with 500 shares changing hands with a 1 cent loss to end at $61.94 and Trinidad Cement closed with a loss of 1 cent at $3.99 with 100 shares changing hands.
TTSE 31-12-15 Firm Trades| Trading in First Citizens ended with 939 units changing hands to close at $35, Grace Kennedy had 7,212 units changing hands at $4.05, Guardian Holdings ended with 260 shares trading at $13.25. National Commercial Bank closed at $2.10 while trading 14,610 shares and National Flour Mills contributed 300 shares in closing at $2.70 and Sagicor Financial Corporation traded 372 shares and closed at $6.20