Falling stock prices hit TTSE

Falling stocks turn the tables on rising ones in trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Thursday, with investors trading marginally fewer shares than on Wednesday, but with value climbing 143 percent.
Trading ended with 12 active securities, down from 19 on Wednesday, with three rising, eight declining and one remaining unchanged. The Composite Index shed 1.54 points to 1,325.91, the All T&T Index declined 3.75 points to 1,759.22, and the Cross Listed Index gained 0.10 points to settle at 120.74.
Investors traded 203,091 shares, for $6,275,039 compared to 206,512 units at $2,576,525 on Wednesday.
An average of 16,924 units traded at $522,920 compared to an average of 10,869 at $135,607 on Wednesday. Trading month to date averaged 16,358 units traded at $316,088 for versus 16,335 units at $328,216. January closed with an average of 13,836 units at $275,635.

The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and six with lower offers.
At the close of trading, Agostini’s rose 50 cents to $23, with an exchange of  21 units, Angostura Holdings fell 42 cents to $14.60 in exchanging 1,704 shares, Clico Investment Fund declined 15 cents to settle at $25.60 trading 55,406 stock units. First Citizens Bank shed 51 cents to end at $43.49, with the swapping of 1,922 stocks, Grace Kennedy lost 1 cent to $3.99, with 27,997 stock units changing hands, Massy Holdings declined $1.93 to $61.07, in trading 169 units. NCB Financial Group gained 35 cents to $8.85, with 40,014 shares crossing the market. One Caribbean Media lost 4 cents in closing at $4.81 after trading 200 stock units, Prestige Holdings ended at $7.50 in with 50 units changing hands. Republic Financial Holdings advanced 5 cents to $134.60, in exchanging 16,829 stocks, Scotiabank finished 5 cents lower at $55.95, in switching ownership of 27,554 units and Trinidad & Tobago NGL shed 25 cents to end at $15 with an exchange of 31,225 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Widespread gains for Trinidadian stocks

The volume of stocks trading rose moderately on Wednesday over Tuesday’s level, but at 61 percent sharply lower value as the market closed with 19 securities changing hands compared to 18 on Tuesday, with eleven rising, two declining and six traded firm, on the Trinidad and Tobago Exchange.  
The market indices all rose, with the Composite Index climbing 6.15 points to 1,327.45, the All T&T Index advanced 6.60 points to 1,762.97 and the Cross Listed Index gained 0.98 points to settle at 120.64.
Investors traded 206,512 shares at $2,576,525 versus 198,318 units at $6,657,970 on Monday.
An average of 10,869 units traded at $135,607 down from 11,018 shares at $369,887 on Tuesday. An average of 16,335 units traded at $328,216 for the month to date versus 16,710 units at $341,427. January closed with an average of 13,836 units at $275,635.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
In trading, Agostini’s rose 49 cents to $22.50, with 170 shares changing hands, Angostura Holdings gained 6 cents to close at $15.02 trading 105 stock units, Ansa McAL finished 50 cents higher at $53.50 in transferring 90 shares. Calypso Macro Index Fund lost 24 cents to settle at $14.51, with an exchange of 400 stocks, Clico Investment Fund remained at $25.75 trading 23,064 shares, First Caribbean International Bank picked up 5 cents to finish at $7.05 after 36,519 stock units crossed the exchange. First Citizens Bank gained 4 cents to close at $44 trading 19,515 units, Grace Kennedy advanced 24 cents to $4, with the swapping of 69,658 stock units, Guardian Holdings rose 50 cents to end at $22 in the transfer of 4,700 units. JMMB Group remained at $1.85, after exchanging 50 stocks, National Enterprises rose 2 cents to $3.12, with the switching 9,201 shares, National Flour Mills exchanged 3,400 units at $2.35. NCB Financial Group ended at $8.50, with 31,228 stock units crossing the market, One Caribbean Media picked up 4 cents to close at $4.85 after transferring 4,411 stocks, Prestige Holdings closed at $7.50, after an exchange of 897 units. Republic Financial Holdings shed 45 cents to end at $134.55, with 621 shares changing hands, Scotiabank closed at $56 trading 478 stock units, Trinidad & Tobago NGL rose 25 cents to $15.25, in swapping 1,005 units and Unilever Caribbean gained 8 cents to finish at $16.33, in exchanging 1,000 shares.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Slippage in Trinidad stocks

Market activity resulted in more securities trading on Tuesday, accounting for slightly fewer shares changing hands with a 34 percent slump in value compared to Monday, at the close of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

Trading took place in 18 securities compared to 16 on Monday, with two rising, six declining and ten remaining unchanged. The Composite Index declined by 4.99 points to 1,321.30, the All T&T Index dropped 9.11 points to 1,756.37 and the Cross Listed Index lost 0.11 points to settle at 119.86.
The market closed with 198,318 shares trading at $6,657,970 versus 200,068 units at $10,154,587 on Monday.
An average of 11,018 units traded at $369,887 down from 12,504 shares at $634,652 on Monday. An average of 16,710 units traded at $341,427 for the month to date versus 17,105 units at $339,450January closed with an average of  13,836 units at $275,635.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
In trading, Agostini’s gained 1 cent to $22.01 trading 15 shares, Angostura Holdings remained at $14.96 after exchanging 170 units, Clico Investment Fund gained 20 cents to close at $25.75, with 3,784 shares crossing the exchange. First Citizens Bank lost 4 cents to end at $43.96, in transferring 1,250 units, Guardian Holdings ended at $21.50 in trading 20 stocks, Guardian Media ended at $3.25, with 5,500 shares changing hands. JMMB Group slipped 2 cents to $1.85, with an exchange of 10,000 stock units, Massy Holdings ended at $63 trading 73,723 units, National Enterprises lost 2 cents to close at $3.10 in swapping 400 stock units. National Flour Mills traded 50,000 shares at $2.35, NCB Financial Group ended at $8.50 in trading 2,000 stock units, One Caribbean Media ended at $4.81, with 600 units changing hands. Point Lisas closed at $3.01 after transferring 500 stocks, Republic Financial Holdings remained at $135 after 2,971 shares crossed the exchange, Scotiabank finished at $56 with 21,473 shares switching owners. Trinidad Cement shed 25 cents to $3.50, with the swapping of 23,846 stock units, Trinidad & Tobago NGL lost 10 cents to close at $15, after trading 2,000 units and Unilever Caribbean lost 8 cents, ending at a 52 weeks’ low of $16.25 in transferring 66 units.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Steady trading pushes up TTSE

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Trading picked upon the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Monday, with the market rising moderately after 18 percent more shares traded than on Friday, resulting in more stocks falling than rising.

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

Trading ended with 16 securities changing hands compared to 17 on the previous trading day, with the prices of five stocks rising, six declining and five remaining unchanged. The Composite Index gained 0.91 points to settle at 1,326.29, the All T&T Index rose 1.01 points to 1,765.48 and the Cross Listed Index rose 0.11 to 119.97.
Trading ended with an exchange of 200,068 shares, for $10,154,587 compared to 169,366 units at $5,559,027 on Friday.
An average of 12,504 units traded for the day at $634,652 compared to an average of 9,963 shares at $326,996 on Friday. An average of 17,105 units traded at $339,450 for the month to date versus 17,408 units at $320,012. The average trade for January amounted to 13,836 units at $275,635.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
In trading, Agostini’s declined 1 cent to $22 trading one share, Angostura Holdings lost 6 cents to close at $14.96 in trading one stock unit, Ansa Merchant Bank remained at $40.50, with 500 stock units crossing the market. Clico Investment Fund stayed at $25.55, with 27,635 shares changing hands, First Citizens Bank climbed $1.25 to $44, with 25,630 stocks crossing the exchange, Guardian Holdings closed at $21.50 trading 2,000 shares, JMMB Group fell 2 cents to $1.87 while exchanging 6,500 shares. Massy Holdings climbed 55 cents to $63 trading of 2,117 stock units, National Enterprises rose 1 cent to $3.12 trading 200 stock units, National Flour Mills fell 1 cent to $2.35 exchanging 52,572 units. NCB Financial Group settled at $8.50 trading 8,042 stock units, Republic Financial Holdings rose 5 cents to $135 after 55,042 shares crossed the exchange, Scotiabank ended at $56 in swapping 3,234 units. Trinidad & Tobago NGL shed 44 cents to $15.10 in an exchange of 901 shares, Unilever Caribbean declined 16 cents, ending at a 52 weeks’ low of $16.33 in switching ownership of 13,373 units and West Indian Tobacco rose $1.75 to $34.85 and trading 2,320 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

FESCO worth a buy-in

Investors need to separate investments that can make them money from a great investment to hold long term. It is against this background that the latest IPO should be viewed.
Future Energy Source Company Limited (Fesco) initial public offer is set to open on February 25, with 500 million shares for sale at 80 cents each, with 200 million units being sold by existing shareholders.
Of the total, 325 million units are reserved for priority applicants and 175 million for the wider public to list on the Junior Market. The shares are not a great investment on the surface, but an opportunity exists to profit from an investment in the short to medium term. If all the shares offered for sale are subscribed to, the number of issued shares will rise to 2.5 billion units and the company will collect $240 million before expenses for the portion offered by them.
Proceeds from the company’s subscription of shares will support the growth of the existing businesses and allow the company to pursue strategic investment opportunities and pay the expenses of the issue.
The company was incorporated in February 2013 and made the first fuel sale in November of that year. In 2014, the first FESCO branded service station was unveiled in Mandeville and have grown to fourteen branded Service Stations. Two additional service stations, are to be opened this year, one at Ferry on Mandela Highway by April and the second at Beechwood Avenue, St. Andrew in June.
”Our current market share for transportation fuel is approximately 4.65 percent (April 2020- September 2020) and is expected to increase to 5.3 percent by March 2021 and 7 percent by December 2021. We estimate that FESCO’s market share reflects three (3) main facts: a) we are a relatively new company (operating for just over six (6) years) whose initial strategy has been to grow organically rather than through acquisitions; b) as at September 2020, we have very little presence in the Kingston and St. Andrew (KSA) fuel market. Our KSA offerings are limited to FESCO Stony Hill and FESCO Rock Hall, both of which are in the more rural parts of St. Andrew; and c) the dominance of the multinational brands in the industrial and commercial space where they provide fuels to private clients”, the prospectus states.
FESCO’s current market share of transportation fuels at September 2020 is 4.65 percent up from 3.8 percent in 2019 and 3.5 percent in 2018 and it estimates that its market share will increase to 5.3 percent by March 2021 and 7 percent by December 2021”, the prospectus further stated.
FESCO’s sales significantly outstripped the 2019 performance in litres sold. In fact, FESCO’s April through September 2020 sales in litres of transportation fuels sold is 6.6 percent ahead of its performance for the same period in 2019 despite the impact of COVID-19 and the overall market declining 13.9 percent.
FESCO is yet to enter the commercial or retail LPG market estimated at 13,957,716 or between J$1.5 billion to $1.9 billion monthly.
Revenues increased from $3.754 billion in 2016 to $5.94 billion in 2020 representing a compounded average growth (CAGR) of 12.1 percent.  Over the period, gross profits increased from $28.2 million to $178.3 million, with a CAGR of 58.6 percent. FESCO increased its gross profit margin to its dealers as its brands became more recognized and demanded by customers from 0.75 percent in 2016 to 3 percent in 2020.
From the 2015 financial year through to the 2020 financial year, average monthly volumes increased from 2,502 million litres to 3,743 million litres, a CAGR of 8.4 percent. Pre-tax profits increased by J$87 million or 172 percent to $137 million in 2020 up from $50 million in 2019.
Revenues over the period April 2020 to September 2020 was $2.811 billion down 5.84 percent from the comparative period of September 2019, a decline of $175 million from 2019 turnover of $2.99 billion. Profit before taxes for the period to September 2020 was $65 million, similar to that earned in 2019. The projection for revenues to March this year is $6 billion, with profit of $151 million for earnings per share before tax of 7 cents and a price earnings ratio of 11.4 that compares well to Tropical Battery that listed in January and now has a PE of 14.6. ICInsider.com forecasts 13 cents per share to March 2022 with the PE at 6 and the price rising to $2.50 by then.  The prospectus was withdrawn due to projections to 2025 that appears to overstate the forecasted administrative costs by approximately $100 million per annum.
The company’s financial status strong with Shareholders’ equity at the end of September at $255 million, borrowings amount to just $63 million and cash on hand of $99 million.
First, the negatives. If the company succeeds with the IPO, it will have the largest board of directors of any Junior Market company, with 11 members. That is a great sign of management weakness. Grace Kennedy and NCB Financial have nine directors, while Scotia Group has 11. Those are vastly bigger and more complex entities that FESCO. The company relies solely on distributors for revenues in a sector that has been subject to industrial disputes from time to time and government regulations. Gross profit margin is primarily subject to worldwide price fluctuation in global petroleum prices.
On a positive note, the downturn in demand for petrol seems to be easing and should help boost revenues in the immediate period ahead. This year’s opening of two new service stations will help grow revenues by ten to twenty percent in a full year. One of the new stations will be owned and operated by the company. The company is relatively small, commanding less than 10 percent of the market, leaving much room for above-average growth with good scope for gain in market share. Additional, with the local economy poised to grow that, should aid growth as well.

Rising stocks lead TTSE higher

Trading levels fell on Friday, with 17 securities changing hands compared to 19 on Thursday, resulting in a drop of 45 percent in the volume and a 68 percent fall in the value of stocks changing hands on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday.
The Composite Index rose 3.34 points to 1,325.38, the All T&T Index gained 6.13 points to close at 1,764.47 and the Cross Listed Index inched 0.07 points higher to 119.86.
Trading ended with seven stocks rising, five falling and five remaining unchanged. The market closed with an exchange of 169,366 shares, for $5,559,027 compared to 305,174 units at $17,350,164 on Thursday.
An average of 9,963 units valued at $327,002 traded, down from 16,062 units at $913,167 on Thursday. An average of 17,408 units traded at $320,012 for the month to date versus 17,968 units at $319,487 on Thursday. The average trade for January amounted to 13,836 units at $275,635.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, Agostinis’ saw just one stock trading, but the price fell 99 cents to $22.01, Ansa McAl slipped 2 cents to $53 after exchanging 58,257 stock units, First Citizens Bank dipped 25 cents to $42.75, with 26,290 units changing hands. FirstCaribbean International Bank traded 6,000 shares at $7, Grace Kennedy rose 6 cents to $3.76 trading 634 stock units, Guardian Holdings gained 47 cents to close at $21.50 after 11,000 units crossed the exchange. Guardian Media traded 1,000 shares at $3.25, JMMB Group rose 4 cents to close at $1.89 while exchanging 17,245 stocks, Massy Holdings climbed 43 cents to $62.45 exchanging 2,791 stock units, NCB Financial Group investors exchanged 3,864 units at $8.50, National Enterprises traded 6,322 shares at $3.11, Prestige Holdings traded 1,928 shares after rising one cent to $7.50. Scotiabank fell 30 cents to $56 in exchanging 9,609 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL rose 4 cents to $15.54 trading 7,032 stock units, Trinidad Cement rose 34 cents to $3.75, trading just one stock unit and West Indian Tobacco dropped $1.73 to $33.10 while exchanging 1,947 shares.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Rising stocks lead decliners on TTSE

Trading was fluid on Thursday with 19 securities changing hands compared to 17 on Wednesday, the prices of nine stocks rose, six fell and four ended unchanged on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange, with the market closing mixed after 11 percent fewer shares traded than on Wednesday.
The Composite Index declined 1.31 points to 1,322.04, the All T&T Index gained 2.43 points to close at 1,758.34 and the Cross Listed Index lost 0.70 points to end at 119.79.
The market closed with an exchange of 305,174 shares for $17,350,164 compared to 342,033 units at $4,259,535 on Tuesday.
An average of 16,062 units traded at $913,167 versus 305,174 units at $250,591 on Wednesday. Month to date averaged 17,968 units for $319,487 versus 18,144 units at $264,983 on Wednesday. January ended with an average of 13,836 units at $275,635.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Angostura Holdings closed at $15.02 after trading 1,750 units, Ansa Merchant Bank rose 50 cents to end at $40.50 after exchanging 272 stock units, Clico Investment Fund increased 4 cents to end at $25.55 swapping 3,760 shares, Calypso Macro Fund ended at $14.75 in an exchange of 180 stocks. First Citizens Bank increased 25 cents to $43, with 4,634 stock units changing hands. FirstCaribbean International Bank fell 5 cents to $7 with 5,378 stocks crossing the market, Grace Kennedy fell 20 cents to $3.70 trading 7,500 stock units, Guardian Holdings closed at $21.03 after 5,000 units traded. JMMB Group fell 4 cents to $1.85 in exchanging 5,150 stocks, Massy Holdings rose 2 cents to $62.02 trading 40,770 stock units, National Enterprises added one cent to close at $3.11 in trading 100 stock units, Prestige Holdings traded 50 shares after rising 24 cents to $7.49. Republic Financial Holdings declined 2 cents to $134.95 in swapping 63,914 units Scotiabank rose 20 cents to $56.30 in exchanging 69,763 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL slipped 4 cents to $15.50 trading 1,072 stock units, Trinidad Cement rose 6 cents to $3.41 after exchanging 16,080 stock units and West Indian Tobacco slipped 2 cents to $34.83 with 45,726 shares changing hands.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading up, prices down on TTSE

Declining stocks dominated trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Tuesday, with the market after investors traded 11 percent more shares than on Monday.  
Trading ended with 16 securities changing hands up from 14 on Monday, with two rising, eight declining and six remaining unchanged. The Composite Index inched 0.58 points higher to 1,323.92, the All T&T Index squeezed out 0.65 points to close at 1,761.27 and the Cross Listed Index added 0.11 points to settle at 86.46.
The market closed with an exchange of 149,928 shares, for $2,388,564 compared to 135,274 units at $2,133,425 on Monday.
An average of 9,371 units traded at $149,534 compared to 9,662 at $152,388 on Monday. An average of 17,967 units traded at $266,286 for the month to date versus 18,757 units at $277,022. The average trade for January amounted to 13,836 units at $275,635.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows five stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and five with lower offers.
At the close of trading, Calypso Macro Investment Fund lost 25 cents at $14.75 with 820 shares clearing the market, Clico Investment Fund shed 25 cents in closing at $25.50 with 10,800 units changing hands. First Citizens Bank lost $1.29 to close at $42.70 in exchanging 5,724 shares, Guardian Holdings ended at $21 after 11,126 stock units crossed the exchange, L.J Williams B share remained at $1.50, after switching ownership of 45,000 shares. Massy Holdings gained $1 in closing at $62 in an exchange of 17,495 units, National Flour Mills dropped 7 cents to end at $2.43 trading 19,699 stock units, NCB Financial Group advanced 10 cents to $8.50 with 29,500 stocks clearing the market. One Caribbean Media ended at $4.81 in an exchange of 1,556 shares, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $134.98 after exchanging 477 stock units, Scotiabank lost 85 cents at $56 in an exchange of 1,166 stock units. Trinidad & Tobago NGL ended at $15.50 with an exchange of 2,400 stock units, Trinidad Cement closed at $3.75 trading 3,920 shares, Unilever Caribbean lost 9 cents in closing at $16.40 with 20 stock units clearing the market and West Indian Tobacco dropped 15 cents to close at $34.85 after exchanging 25 units.
In the preference segment, L.J. Williams shed 19 cents ending at a 52 weeks’ low of $3.60 with an exchange of 200 units.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading slipped on TTSE

Trading ended on Friday, with the market inching higher after investors traded 54 percent fewer shares than on Thursday and leading to more stocks rising than falling at the close of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
Securities trading totalled 16, down from 18 on Thursday, five gained, three declined and eight remaining unchanged. The Composite Index rose 0.12 points to 1,324.11, the All T&T Index rose 1.82 points to 1,763.74 and the Cross Listed Index lost 0.22 points to end at 119.62.
The market closed with an exchange of 378,912 shares, for $2,508,173 compared to 816,372 units at $3,985,868 on Thursday.
An average of 23,682 units traded at $156,758 compared to 45,354 at $221,439 on Thursday. An average of 19,553 units traded at $287,927 for the month to date versus 19,094 units at $302,501 on Thursday. The average trade for January amounted to 13,836 units at $275,635.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with the bid higher than the last selling price and six with lower offers.
At the market close, Angostura Holdings climbed 2 cents to $15.02 after exchanging 72 stocks, Ansa Merchant Bank closed at $40 after exchanging 11 stocks, Clico Investment Fund gained 24 cents to end at $25.99 trading 34,948 shares. First Citizens Bank lost $1.25 to close at $42.75 after 1,358 stock units changed hands. FirstCaribbean International Bank closed at $7, with 400 units crossing the exchange, Grace Kennedy carved out a loss of 5 cents to close at $3.90 in exchanging 84,448 shares, Guardian Holdings lost 20 cents to end at $21 with 2,679 stocks changing hands. JMMB Group ended at $1.90 in switching ownership of 193,680 stock units, L.J Williams A share ended at 20 cents after 2,240 shares crossed the market, L.J Williams B share gained 10 cents to close at $1.40 with the swapping of 12,061 stocks. Massy Holdings gained 90 cents to close at $61 after exchanging 4,617 units, NCB Financial Group ended at $8.40 trading 22,991 stocks, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $134.98 trading 10 stock units. Trinidad & Tobago NGL stayed at $15.50 in exchanging 12,533 stock units, Trinidad Cement remained at $3.75 with the swapping of 4,086 shares and West Indian Tobacco increased 15 cents to close at $35.15 after finishing trading of 2,778 stock units.

 Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Rising stocks edged out TTSE decliners

Only one stock separated rising and declining stocks at the close of trading of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday, after 56 percent more shares traded at 20 times the value changing hands on Tuesday.

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

The market closed with 18 securities changing hands, up from eight on Tuesday. Trading ended with seven stocks rising, six declining and five remaining unchanged. The Composite Index gained 0.18 points to end at 1,321.24, the All T&T Index declined by 4.26 points to 1,757.25 and the Cross Listed Index rose 0.64 points to settle at 119.93.
The market closed with an exchange of 558,181 shares for $4,035,472 compared to 9,731 units at $173,778 on Tuesday.
An average of 31,010 units traded for the day at $224,193 up from 1,216 at $21,722 on Tuesday. An average of 15,343 units traded at $314,082 for the month to date versus 12,732 units at $329,063. The average trade in January amounts to 13,836 units at $275,635.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and five with lower offers.
At the close of trading, Ansa Merchant Bank rose 50 cents to $40.50 with 16 shares clearing the market, Clico Investment Fund shed 25 cents to close at $25.75 in exchanging 29,790 shares, First Citizens Bank ended at $42.73 after a transfer of 1,363 stocks. Grace Kennedy settled at $3.90, in exchanging 180,926 units. Guardian Holdings gained 70 cents to close at $21 trading 66,937 stock units, JMMB Group gained 5 cents to finish at $1.90, with 55,147 stocks changing hands. L.J Williams B shares closed at $1.30, with ownership of 1,530 stock units being switched. Massy Holdings lost 10 cents to end at $60.10, in an exchange of 369 shares, National Enterprises lost 8 cents to finish at $3.12 trading 45,840 stock units, National Flour Mills remained at $2.50, in exchanging 120,000 shares. NCB Financial Group gained 10 cents to close at $8.40 with 3,074 stock units crossing the exchange, One Caribbean Media closed at $4.85, in transferring 41,200 shares, Point Lisas gained 14 cents to close at $3.15, with one stock unit changing hands. Republic Financial Holdings closed 2 cents higher at $135, with 142 shares clearing the market, Scotiabank fell 34 cents to $56.40 after trading 710 stocks, Trinidad & Tobago NGL lost 1 cent to close at $15.54, with 4,686 shares crossing the market. Unilever Caribbean ended 5 cents lower at $16.45, with an exchange of one share and West Indian Tobacco gained 15 cents in closing at $35, with 6,449 units crossing the market.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.