Rising & losing TTSE stocks 4 all – Wednesday

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange closed on Wednesday with the three main market indices declining, as the numbers of declining and advancing stocks were equal.
The market closed with 14 securities trading similar to Wednesday, leading to 4 advancing, 4 declining and 6 remaining unchanged as 331,800 shares valued $5,963,334 changed hands, compared to 200,941 shares valued $3,739,120  from 18 securities trading on Tuesday.
At close of the market, the Composite Index shed 1.72 points to close at 1,358.72. The All T&T Index lost 0.84 points to 1,799.28, while the Cross Listed Index declined 0.36 points to close at 123.92.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with three stocks with higher bids than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
Stocks ending with gains| First Citizens gained 5 cents and ended at $39.30, after exchanging 2,123 shares, Republic Financial Holdings added $1 and completed trading of 576 stock units at $121. Sagicor Financial rose 5 cents to $9.55, with 3,563 units changing hands and West Indian Tobacco finished trading with a rise of $1.73 at $112, after exchanging 65 shares.
Stocks closing with losses| Guardian Holdings closed with a loss of 4 cents at $18.45, after exchanging 3 shares, NCB Financial Group fell 5 cents and completed trading of 132,200 stock units at $8.45, Point Lisas shed 8 cents to end at $3.62, after exchanging 102,128 shares and Scotiabank dropped 1 cent and closed at $62.59, after trading 22,452 shares.
Stocks closing firm| Clico Investments settled at $24.50, with 5,692 units crossing the exchange, First Caribbean International Bank closed at $8.35, after exchanging 4,360 shares, JMMB Group completed trading with 1,000 stock units at $2.05. Massy Holdings closed at $54.95, with 39,712 stock units changing hands, Trinidad & Tobago NGL ended at $29, in exchanging 17,923 shares and Unilever Caribbean settled at $25.30, trading just 3 units.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Trading rises on JSE main market – Tuesday

Wisynco ended at an alltime closing high of $18.05.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market closed lower on Tuesday as the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index dropped 2,126.46 points to 478,800.72 and the JSE Index declined 1,932.39 points to close at 436,093.12.
At the close market activity, on the main and US markets, the prices of 11 securities advanced, 14 declined and 12 traded firm, as a total of 39 securities traded, compared to 37 on Monday. Market activity ended with 89,828,749 units valued $521,107,116, in contrast to 27,845,140 units valued $326,983,633 on Monday.
Kingston Properties led trading with 64.3 million units or 71.6 percent of total main market volume, Wigton Windfarm closed with 22.35 million shares changing hands equating to 25 percent of total trades, followed by JMMB Group with 571,889 stock units and less than one percent of the day’s trades.
The market closed with average of 2,566,536 units valued 14,888,775, in contrast to 795,575 units valued $9,342,390 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 1,241,019 shares, with a value of $11,046,323, compared to 1,043,601 shares, with a value of $10,377,239 previously. May closed with an average of 2,248,261 units at an average of $12,751,529 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one closing with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, Caribbean Cement jumped $1.79 to close at $79.99, with an exchange of 3,824 shares, Eppley climbed $1.40 and ended trading of 1,075 shares at $13.40, Grace Kennedy fell 29 cents trading 26,200 stock units to end at $61.21, Jamaica Broilers finished trading of 76,662 units with a rise of $1.01 to end at $32.90. JMMB Group rose 99 cents in trading 571,889 shares at $39.99, Kingston Properties lost 50 cents to close at $6.50, trading 64,331,400 stock units, NCB Financial Group jumped $3.75 trading 181,973 shares to end at $174. Pulse Investments rose 37 cents to close at $2.92, trading 76,602 shares, Sagicor Group traded 68,032 units with a fall of 41 cents to close at $48, Salada Foods dropped $3.70, trading just 705 stock units at $31.50. Scotia Group jumped $1.50 to close at $52.50, with an exchange of 66,800 shares, Seprod lost $2.04 to end at $47.80, in trading 108,270 shares, Sterling Investments rose 34 cents to $3.74, with 8,673 units changing hands and Wisynco Group traded  303,642 shares and rose $1.55 to end at a record close of $18.05.
Trading in the US securities market resulted in 205,833 units valued $61,194 changing hands. Market activity ended with Eppley 5% preference share traded 1,500 units at 98 US cents, Proven Investments traded 195,160 units and lost 1 cent in closing at 25 US cents and Sygnus Credit Investments traded 648 units to end at 10 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index rose 0.44 points to close at 190.51.

7 stocks fall on TTSE – Tuesday

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange closed on Tuesday with all three market indices declining, as declining stocks had the upper hand over advancing ones.   
The market closed with 18 securities trading similar to Tuesday, leading to 5 advancing, 7 declining and 6 remaining unchanged as 200,941 shares valued $3,739,120 changed hands, compared to 173,992 shares valued $4,217,945 from 17 securities trading on Monday.
At close of the market, the Composite Index shed 3.06 points to close at 1,360.44. The All T&T Index lost 1.22 points to 1,800.12, while the Cross Listed Index declined 0.68 points to close at 124.28.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with three stocks with higher bids than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
Stocks ending with gains| Clico Investments concluded trading of 4,223 units and gained 50 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $24.50, First Citizens added 25 cents to close at $39.25, after exchanging 460 shares, National Flour increased 2 cents and completed trading at $1.72, after exchanging 208 shares. NCB Financial Group rose 5 cents and settled at $8.50, with 2,243 stock units changing hands and Scotiabank closed with a gain of 5 cents and ended at $62.60, after exchanging a mere 15 shares.
Stocks closing with losses| First Caribbean International Bank closed with a loss of 1 cent at $8.35, after exchanging 19,839 shares, Grace Kennedy fell 10 cents to $3.15, with an exchange of 420 units, Guardian Holdings declined 1 cent to close at $18.49, after exchanging 16,207 shares. JMMB Group shed 5 cents and settled at $2.05, with 590 stock units changing hands, Prestige Holdings dropped 18 cents and completed trading of 567 shares at $9.50, Republic Financial Holdings declined 2 cents and settled at $120, with 8,697 stock units crossing the exchange and Sagicor Financial dropped of 80 cents and closed at $9.50 after trading 73,500 units.
Stocks closing firm| Calypso Macro Index Fund settled at $15.30, with 2,100 stock units changing hands, Massy Holdings closed at $54.95, trading 7,000 stock units, National Enterprises ended at $6.68, after exchanging 2,000 shares. Trinidad & Tobago NGL completed trading of 27,741 shares at $29, Trinidad Cement settled at $2.55, with 33,615 stock units changing hands and Unilever Caribbean concluded trading of 1,516 units at $25.30.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

JSE major indices rise – Monday

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Wisynco traded at a new high of $20 on Monday as supply dries up.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market recovered some of Friday’s losses, on Monday as the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index climbed 1,684.72 points to 480,927.18 and the JSE Index advanced by 1,530.97 points to 438,025.51.
At the close of market activity, on the main and US markets, the prices of 14 securities rose, 11 declined and 12 traded firm, as a total of 37 securities traded, compared to 36 on Friday. Market activity ended with 27,845,140 units valued $326,983,633, in contrast to 104,623,709 units valued $541,856,427 on Friday.
Wigton Windfarm continues to dominate trading since listing in late May, closing with 20 million shares changing hands and 72 percent of total trades, followed by Wisynco Group with 2.33 million stock units and 8.4 percent of the day’s trades and Caribbean Cement with 1 million units for 3.7 percent of volume traded.
The market closed with average of 795,575 units valued $9,342,390, in contrast to 2,989,249 shares valued at $15,481,612 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 1,043,601 shares, with a value of $10,377,239, compared to 1,309,645 shares, with a value of $13,324,556 previously. May closed with average of 2,248,261 units at an average of $12,751,529 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Berger Paints gained $1 to close at $18, trading 1,629 stock units, Caribbean Cement jumped $5.15 to close at $78.20, with an exchange of 1,017,540 shares, Jamaica Broilers finished trading of 36,567 units with a decline of $1.11 to end at $31.89. JMMB Group lost 99 cents and concluded trading of 68,154 shares at $39, Kingston Properties gained $1 to close at $7, with 383 stock units trading, NCB Financial Group ended trading of 320,113 shares with a rise of 23 cents to end at $170.25. PanJam Investment lost 50 cents and concluded trading of 358,033 shares at $94.50, Sagicor Group traded 260,547 units and rose 41 cents to close at $48.41, Sagicor Real Estate Fund added 25 cents and finished trading with 49,992 stock units at $10.25. Seprod jumped $1.84 to end at $49.84, in trading 159,357 shares, Supreme Ventures  dropped $1.25 to settle at $29.65, trading 369,194 shares and Wisynco Group traded 2,332,253 shares and rose 50 cents to end at a record close at $16.50, after the stock hit $20 during the day, for the first time.
Trading in the US securities market resulted in 74,645 units valued $18,272 changing hands. Market activity ended with Proven Investments traded 67,775 units and closed at 26 US cents and Sygnus Credit Investments lost 1 cent in trading 6,890 units to end at 10 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index fell 1.51 points to close at 190.07.

5 stocks rose 5 fall on TTSE – Monday

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange closed on Monday with all three market indices declining as trading levels dropped sharply compared to Friday.  
The market closed with 17 securities trading similar to Monday, leading to 5 advancing, 5 declining and 7 remaining unchanged as 173,992 shares valued $4,217,945 changed hands, compared to 776,765 shares valued $11,926,368  compared 19 securities trading on Friday.
At close of the market, the Composite Index shed 0.52 points to end at 1,363.50. The All T&T Index lost 0.44 points to 1,801.34, while the Cross Listed Index declined 0.08 points to close at 124.96.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 3 stocks with higher bids than their last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
Stocks ending with gains|First Caribbean International Bank rose 1 cent and settled at $8.36, after exchanging 3,300 shares, Point Lisas gained 5 cents and settled at $3.70, in exchanging 1,211 shares, Republic Financial Holdings added 88 cents at $122, with 1,215 stock units changing hands. Scotiabank closed with an increase of 5 cents and settled at $62.55, after trading 244 shares and Unilever Caribbean ended with a rise of 30 cents at $25.30, with 984 units.
Stocks closing with losses| Ansa Mcal shed 27 cents and completed trading at $55.02, with 2,853 units, Gaurdian Media dropped 1 cent and ended at 52 weeks’ low of $12.75, with 75 stock units changing hands, National Enterprises declined 2 cents and settled at 52 weeks’ low of $6.68, after exchanging 1,025 shares. Sagicor Financial ended trading 5 cents lower and completed trading at $10.30, with 60,450 units and Trinidad & Tobago NGL shares fell 25 cents and concluded at $29, after exchanging 39,542 shares.
Stocks closing firm| Ansa Merchant Bank settled at $37, after exchanging a mere 1 share, Calypso Macro Index Fund ended at $15.30, with 682 stock units changing hands, First Citizens concluded market activity at $39, after exchanging 228 shares. Guardian Holdings settled at $18.50, with 20,000 shares crossing the exchange, JMMB Group ended at $2.10, in exchanging 11,982 stock units, LJ Williams B share concluded trading of 200 shares at $1 and Massy Holdings closed at $54.95, with 30,000 stock units changing hands.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

JSE record run ends abrutly

Bear appeared on Friday but wont stick around too long.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market record run finally ended on Friday as the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index dropped 5,680.10 points to 479,242.46 and the JSE Index dived 5,161.72 points to 436,494.54.
At the close market activity, on the main and US markets, the prices of 11 securities advanced, 18 declined and 7 traded firm, as a total of 36 securities traded, compared to 35 on Thursday. Market activity ended with 104,623,709 units valued $541,856,427, in contrast to 18,955,666 units valued $147,418,895 on Thursday.
Wigton Windfarm continues to dominate trading since listing in late May, closing with 93.76 million shares changing hands and 90 percent of total trades, followed by Scotia Group with 3.45 million stock units and 3.3 percent of the day’s trades and Grace Kennedy with 2 million units for 2 percent of volume traded.
The market closed with average of 2,989,249 units valued at over $15,481,612, in contrast to 557,520 shares valued at $4,335,850 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 1,309,645 shares, with a value of $13,324,556, compared to 860,896 shares, with a value of $9,289,962 previously. May closed with average of 2,248,261 units at an average of $12,751,529 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Berger Paints lost $1.33 to close at $17, trading 33,214 stock units, Caribbean Cement dropped $6.95 to close at $73.05, with an exchange of 30,135 shares, Jamaica Broilers finished trading of 8,696 units with a rise of 49 cents to end at $33. Jamaica Stock Exchange lost 80 cents to end at $19.80, with an exchange of 711,190 shares, Kingston Wharves lost $3 to settle at $68, with an exchange of 3,500 units. Mayberry Jamaican Equities exchanged 414,374 shares after sliding 45 cents to close at $11. NCB Financial Group ended trading of 441,660 shares with a rise of $1.02 to end the day at $170.02, Proven Investment fell $1 in trading 19,897 shares to close at $34, Scotia Group shed 99 cents in trading 3,449,377 units to close at $51.01. Seprod fell $1 to end at $48, in trading 320,989 shares and Supreme Ventures rose 90 cents and settled at $30.90, with 632,307 shares trading.
Trading in the US securities market resulted in 62,500 units valued at over $12,250 changing hands. Market activity ended with Proven Investments traded 62,500 units and closed with a loss of 1 cent at 26 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index fell 2.79 points to close at 191.58.

Nine stocks rose one fell on TTSE – Friday

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The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange closed on Friday with all three market indices advancing for the third day of trading as trading levels increased over Thursday.  
At close of the market, the Composite Index gained 1.43 points to end at 1,364.02. The All T&T Index rose 0.49 points to 1,801.78, while the Cross Listed Index inched 0.33 points to close at 125.04.
The market closed with 17 securities trading similar to Friday, leading to 7 advancing, one declining and 9 remaining unchanged as 776,765 shares valued $11,926,368 changed hands, compared to 631,897 shares valued $10,682,746 compared 19 securities trading on Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 4 stocks with higher bids than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Stocks ending with gains| Angostura Holdings concluded trading of 50,680 stock units with a rise of 2 cents to end at $16.06, Ansa Mcal added 5 cents and ended at $55.29, with 1,103 units changing hands, First Caribbean International Bank increased 5 cents and completed trading of 24,225 shares at $8.35. JMMB Group rose 10 cents to $2.10, with 210,000 stock units changing hands, Massy Holdings closed with a gain of 20 cents at $54.95 with 2,487 stock units changing hands, Trinidad & Tobago NGL gained 25 cents and settled at $29.25, after exchanging 83,016 shares and West Indian Tobacco rose 2 cents and completed trading of 29,539 shares at $110.27.
Stocks closing with losses| Prestige Holdings fell 2 cents and settled at $9.68, after exchanging 50 shares.
Stocks closing firm| Clico Investments ended at $24, with 1,450 units trading, Grace Kennedy ended at $3.25, after exchanging 153 units, Guardian Holdings completed trading of 122,357 shares at $18.50, National Flour settled at $1.70, after exchanging 3,950 shares, NCB Financial Group ended at $8.45, with 139,243 stock units changing hands. Point Lisas completed trading at $3.65, after exchanging 1,661 shares, Sagicor Financial ended at $10.35, with an exchange of 105,451 units, Trinidad Cement closed at $2.55, with 1,000 stock units changing hands and Unilever Caribbean ended at $25, trading 400 units.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

10 unbroken JSE main market record close

NCB Financial traded at a record high of $184.85 on Thursday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market ended its ninth consecutive day of trading with another record close on Thursday, as investors pushed JMMB group to a record $42.50 and NCB Financial to a record high of $184.85, before they both pulled back at the close.
The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index jumped 4,510.51 points to end at a record close of 484,922.56 and the JSE Index climbed 4,099.18 points to record close of 441,656.26.
At the close market activity, on the main and US markets, the prices of 11 securities advanced, 12 declined and 12 traded firm, as a total of 35 securities traded, compared to 33 on Wednesday. Market activity ended with 18,955,666 units valued $147,418,895, in contrast to 27,861,999 units valued $644,155,189 on Wednesday.
Wigton Windfarm continues to dominate trading since listing in late May, closing with 13.9 million shares changing hands and 73 percent of total trades, followed by JMMB Group with 919,914 stock units and 5 percent of the day’s trades and Victoria Mutual Investments with 684,263 units for 4 percent of volume traded.
The market closed with average of 557,520 units valued at over $4,335,850, in contrast to 870,687 shares valued at $20,129,850 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 860,896 shares, with a value of $9,289,962, compared to 967,234 shares, with a value of $11,026,454 previously. May closed with average of 2,248,261 units at an average of $12,751,529 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Jamaica Broilers finished trading of 16,449 units with a rise of 76 cents to end at $32.51. Jamaica Producers added 99cents to close at $27, with 15,401 shares trading, Jamaica Stock Exchange lost 65 cents to end at $19., with an exchange of 44,163 shares, JMMB Group climbed 39 cents and concluded trading with 919,914 shares at $40, Mayberry Jamaican Equities exchanged 27,963 shares after sliding 85 cents to close at $11.45. NCB Financial Group ended trading of 121,084 shares at a record high of $184.85 but fell $1 to end the day at $169, PanJam Investment fell $1.01 in trading 30,101 shares to close at $94.99. Sagicor Group lost 40 cents in trading 113,467 stock units, to end at $48, Scotia Group gained $1 in trading 105,105 units to close at $52, Seprod fell 75 cents to end at $49.20, in trading 46,911 shares and Supreme Ventures lost 50 cents and settled at $30, with 521,695 shares trading. Sygnus Credit Investments added 50 cents in traded 138,512 units in closing at $13.50.
Trading in the US securities market resulted in 21,177 units valued $2,329 changing hands. Market activity ended with Sygnus Credit Investments traded 21,177 units and closed with a loss of 1 cent at 11 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index fell 0.06 points to close at 194.37.

Trading rose on TTSE – Thursday

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange closed on Thursday with all market indices after advancing as trading increased over Tuesday’s level after being closed on Wednesday.
At close of the market, the Composite Index gained 4.02 points to close at 1,362.59. The All T&T Index gained 2.65 points to 1,801.29, while the Cross Listed Index inched 0.74 points to close at 124.71.
The market closed with 19 securities trading similar to Tuesday, leading to 5 advancing, 7 declining and 7 remaining unchanged as 631,897 shares valued $10,682,746 changed hands, compared to 361,346 shares valued $3,021,802 16 securities trading on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 2 stocks with higher bids than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Stocks ending with gains| Angostura Holdings ended trading with a rise of 4 cents to $16.04, with 50 stock units changing hands, National Enterprises rose 5 cents and settled at $6.70 after exchanging 4,250 shares. Sagicor Financial rose 21 cents and completed trading of 267,439 units at $10.35, Trinidad & Tobago NGL climbed 50 cents and closed at $29, while trading 69,886 shares and West Indian Tobacco advanced 25 cents to settle at $110.25, after exchanging 746 shares.
Stocks closing with losses| First Caribbean International Bank lost 5 cents in settling at $8.30, after exchanging 275 shares, Massy Holdings closed with a loss of 19 cents at $54.75, with 1,003 stock units changing hands, National Flour lost 2 cents to close at $1.70, after exchanging 2,299 shares. One Caribbean Media lost 10 and ended at $10.20, trading 24,134 units, Republic Financial Holdings shed 3 cents and ended at $121.12, with 3,153 stock units trading, Scotiabank closed with a loss of 39 cents at $62.50, after exchanging 3,122 shares and Unilever Caribbean lost 30 cents to complete trading of 1,316 units at $25.
Stocks closing firm| Calypso Macro Index Fund closed at $15.30, with 200 stock units changing hands, Clico Investments ended at $24, after trading 36,000 units, First Citizens Bank traded at $39 in exchanging 2,555 shares, JMMB Group closed at $2, with 3,340 stock units changing hands. Guardian Holdings settled at $18.50, after exchanging 201,141 shares, Prestige Holdings ended at $9.70, after exchanging 100 shares and Trinidad Cement closed at $2.55 with 10,888 stock units changing hands.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.,

10 records in 10 days for JSE main market

The Jamaica Stock Exchange chalked up its 10th consecutive session at record high as JMMB Group traded at a new high of $42.50, up from $39.61 at the close on Wednesday and NCB Financial Group trading at a record $184.50.
At 11.17 am, the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index jumped 2,642.74 points to a record high of 483,354.79 and the JSE Index climbed 2,674.49 points to another record 440,231.57. The Junior Market rose 20.71 points to 3,128.48. The market moved on to higher levels as NCB traded at a new all-time high of $184.85 as the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index raced 6,813.16 points to a record high of 487,225.21 and the JSE Index surged 6,191.68 to 443,748.76 at mid-day.
If the market hold on to the gains, it would have broken through resistance at 480,000 points on the All Jamaica index and should be heading for the next level of resistance at 520,000 points.