Trading picks up, Scotia hits a low on TTSE

ScotiaMobile280x150 In trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Friday, the number of securities changing hands surged pass Thursday’s 9, to reach 17. There were 5 advancing stocks, 4 declining and 8 traded firm, with 518,883 units changing hands, carrying a value of $8,173,015. Scotiabank continued its downward drift, closing the day at a new 52 weeks low, with relatively small volume. The market closed with 3 new 52 weeks’ highs and one low.
The Composite Index lost 0.14 points to close at 1,146.48, the All T&T Index lost 2.47 points to close at 1,979.88 and the Cross Listed Index advanced 0.29 points to end at 40.98.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Ansa Mcal Merchant Bank in trading 810 units at a new 52 weeks’ high of $39.30, the price gained 9 cents, National Commercial Bank in contributing 98,400 shares with a value of $98,400, closed at $1, up by 3 cents, One Caribbean Media with 4,176 shares put on a cent to end at $25.01, a new 52 weeks’ high, Scotia Investments enjoyed a gain of 10 cents to end the day at $1.50 (J$26.40, it last traded at $21.50 in Jamaica) while trading only 3,550 shares and Unilever Caribbean traded 494 units at $64.01, up by a cent to a new 52 weeks’ high.
TTSE 12-9-14 Declines| Stocks declining at the end of trading are, Massy Holdings that put through just 40 units at $68.46 down by 2 cents, Scotiabank suffered a loss, of 57 cents to close at $61.18 while trading 5,761 units, Republic Bank traded 34,327 shares valued at $4,178,626 as the price lost 2 cents to close at $121.73 and Trinidad Cement traded 495 shares at $2.64, after suffering an 8 cents fall.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 117,139 shares valued at $2,577,058 but remained at $22, Firstcaribbean International with 1,000 shares at $5, while First Citizens traded 614 shares at $35.98, Grace Kennedy with 2,915 shares closed at $3.55, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 106,158 shares changing hands for a value of $47,771, closed at 45 cents, followed by Prestige Holdings that traded just 150 units at $9.50, Sagicor Financial Corporation with 104,354 shares traded for $652,550, ended at $6.25, while National Flour Mills added 38,500 shares valued at $50,050 at $1.30.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 5 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 1 stock with the offer that is lower.

3 stocks rose & 1 fell on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange saw 13 securities changing hands, of which 3 advanced, 1 declined and 9 traded firm as 309,605 units changed hands, with a value of $4,092,638.
TTSE 8-9-14The Composite Index lost 0.09 points to close at 1,147.09, the All T&T Index fell by 0.18 points to close at 1,981.74 and the Cross Listed Index remained at 40.90.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Clico Investment Fund with 104,000 shares valued at $2,287,870 close up a cent at $22, First Citizens with 3,847 shares to close with a gain of 2 cents, at $35.98 and Guardian Holdings with 11,281 units at $13.51, to gain a cent.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Republic Bank which lost 6 cents, to close at $121.74, while trading 9,267 shares valued at $1,128.257.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings with 392 shares trading, to close at $12.75, followed Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 45,169 units, to end at 45 cents, Massy Holdings had 70 units changing hands at $68.49, National Flour Mills contributed 44,057 shares at $1.30, while National Commercial Bank added 35,000 shares to close at $1, Point Lisas Industrial Port Development with 51,789 shares changing hands for a value of $217,449, closed at $4.20, Prestige Holdings with 4,183 shares closed at $9.40, Sagicor Financial traded 500 units at $6.25 and Scotiabank had just 50 units trading at $61.90.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 4 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 2 stocks with offers that were lower.

Two new highs, 13 stocks trade on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange was moderate on Friday, with 13 securities changing hands of which 5 advanced, 2 declined and 6 traded firm with 175,230 units changing hands, with a value of $1,049,191. Prestige Holdings and Unilever closed at 52 weeks’ high.
TTSE 5-9-14The Composite Index rose 0.46 points to close at 1,147.50, the All T&T Index advanced by just 0.56 points to close at 1,982.21and the Cross Listed Index increased by 0.04 points to end at 40.94.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Jamaica Money Market Brokers added 4,500 shares with a cent gain, to 46 cents, Massy Holdings gained 6 cents in trading 198 units at $68.49, S, Prestige Holdings traded 1,052 units with a gain of 10 cents to land at $9.50, a new 52 weeks’ high, Sagicor Financial with 34,337 shares traded for $214,606 to end at $6.25 to gain a cent and Unilever Caribbean increased by 84 cents to end the day at $64, a new 52 weeks’ high.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are First Citizens lost 4 cents with 4,473 units at $35.96 and Trinidad Cement suffered a loss, of 3 cents to close at $2.74.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings with 525 shares traded to close at $12.75,Clico Investment Fund with 16,107 shares valued at $354,331 remained at $21.99, Grace Kennedy traded 1,000 units at $3.55, Guardian Holdings contributed 7,891 shares with a value of $106,607, to close at $13.51, Guardian Media with 500 shares closed at $19.76 and National Commercial Bank with 100,000 shares changing hands for a value of $100,000, to close at $1.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.

Trading picks up on TTSE, will it last?

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Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange picked up on Thursday, with 18 securities changing hands of which 5 advanced, 4 declined and 9 traded firm. A total of 530,642 units changed hands, with a value of $11,604,991.
TTSE 4-9-14The Composite Index advanced by 4.05 points to close at 1,147.04, the All T&T Index fell by just 0.24 points to close at 1,981.65 and the Cross Listed Index increased by 1.12 points to end at 40.90.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Ansa Merchant Bank gaining 10 cents to close at $39.21, a new 52 weeks’ high, with 1,000 shares changing hands, Firstcaribbean International Bank gained 25 cents, to end at $5 while trading 1,000 shares, Guardian Media 15,706 shares, traded with a 1 cent gain to $19.76, a new 52 weeks’ high, Sagicor Financial Corporation traded 9,700 shares, to close with a gain of 1 cent at $6.25 and West Indian Tobacco with 4,000 shares with a value of $472,080, inched up a cent to $118.02.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Agostini’s with 377,511 units changing hands for a value of $6,512,065, fell 12 cents, to close at $17.25, Clico Investment Fund traded 9,294 shares valued at $204,454, but remained at $21.99 for a cent decline, Massy Holdings with 500 shares traded, lost 7 cents at $68.43 and Republic Bank with 300 shares, declined 3 cents to close at $121.79.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, ANSA McAL with 47,997 shares, traded for $3,179,801 to close at $66.25, First Citizens Bank with 1,289 units traded, closed at $35.95, Grace Kennedy contributed 28,534 shares with a value of $101,296 and ended at $3.55, Guardian Holdings added 15,864 shares valued at $214,323 as it closed at $13.51, National Commercial Bank traded 10,000 units at $1, National Enterprises with 500 shares, closed at $17.75, Prestige Holdings traded 1,857 shares at $9.40, Scotiabank with 590 units changing hands, closed at $61.99 and Unilever Caribbean with 5,000 shares with a value of $315,800, closed at $63.16.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 2 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 6 stocks with offers that were lower.

Scotiabank damages TTSE market

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Wednesday, was moderate, with 13 securities changing hands of which none advanced, 4 declined and 9 traded firm. A total of 159,429 units changed hands, with valued at $2,111,145. There were three new 52 weeks lows, at the close of the market, and no new highs, as Scotiabank declined further by $1.41.
TTSe 2-9-14The Composite Index lost 6.94 points to close at 1,142.99, the All T&T Index fell by 5.17 points to close at 1,981.89 and the Cross Listed Index fell by 1.16 points to end at 39.78.
Gains| There was no stocks increasing in price, at the close of trading, on Wednesday.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Firstcaribbean International trading 3.950 units and lost 25 cents, to end at $4.75, a new 52 weeks low, while Guardian Holdings with 25,355 shares traded for $342,592, closed at $13.51, after shedding 24 cents, Sagicor Financial lost a cent, in closing at $6.24, in trading 1,000 shares, for a new 52 weeks low, Scotiabank traded 9,008 shares valued at $558,486, falling $1.41 to close at $61.99, a new 52 weeks low. The stock has been under selling pressure, since it released April mid-year results, showing a sharp fall in profit.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Ansa Mcal 200 units to close at $66.25, Clico Investment Fund with 30,013 shares valued at $660,286, to remain at $22, First Citizens Bank 8,846 shares to close at $35.95, Grace Kennedy with 1,466 shares, closed at $3.55, Jamaica Money Market Brokers lost a cent in ending at 45 cents, while trading 300 units, National Commercial Bank with 49,390 shares changing hands for a value of $49,390, closed at $1, National Enterprises with 5,106 shares, to close at $17.75, Prestige Holdings 1,667 shares traded to close at $9.40 and Scotia Investments contributed 23,128 shares with a value of $32,479, closed unchanged at $1.40.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 2 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 5 stocks with offers that were lower.

Low trading on post-independence day

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange after the market was closed on Monday for Trinidad & Tobago’s independence day, 8 securities changed hands, none advanced, 1 declined and 7 traded firm with 252,655 units trading, with a value of $709,186.
TTSE sum 1-9-14The Composite Indexrose 0.15 points to close at 1,149.93, the All T&T Index fell by just 0.05 points to close at 1,987.06 and the Cross Listed Index increased by a mere 0.04 points to end at 40.94.
Declines| Trinidad Cement traded 9,400 shares valued at $26,038 and declined by a cent to end the day at $2.77, and was the only stock declining at the end of trading.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 16,137 units valued at $355,014 to remain at $22, First Citizens Bank with 3,330 shares closed at $35.95, followed by Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 100,000 shares for $45,704, to close at 45 cents, National Commercial Bank with 103,500 shares changing hands for a value of $103,500, closed at $1, National Flour Mills contributed 14,289 shares with a value of $18,576 to end at $1.30, while Prestige Holdings traded 999 units to close at $9.40 and Sagicor Financial traded 5,000 units at $6.25.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 stocks with offers that were lower.

Only 9 securities trade as OCM gains 70c

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange saw 9 securities changing hands of which 1 advanced, 3 declined and 5 traded firm as 1,104,010 stocks changed hands with a value of $9,172,331.
The Composite Index lost 0.06 points to close at 1,152.27, the All T&T Index rose by just 1.21 points to close at 1,989.42 and the Cross Listed Index fell by 0.18 points to end at41.25.
Gains| The only stock increasing in price at the close, is One Caribbean Media that gained 70 cents to end the day at $24 while trading 912 shares.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 160,029 shares, valued at $3,520,548 and fell a cent to $22, National Enterprises contributed 23,238 shares with a value of $412,939 to close at $17.77, after dropping a cent and Sagicor Financial Corporation with 600,305 shares changing hands for a value of $3,756,889, closed with a 21 cents fall to $6.26, a new 52 weeks low.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, First Citizens trading 3,534 units to close at $35.95, Massy Holdings with 5,449 shares closed at $68.60, while Point Lisas Industrial Port Development Corporation added 7,000 shares valued at $29,050 to close at $4.15, Prestige Holdings traded only 300 units to close at $9.40 and Trinidad Cement with a volume of 303,243 shares traded for $927,894, closed at $3, after reaching a new 52 weeks intraday high of $3.06
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and no stocks with the offer lower.

Trading picks up & TCL up 33c on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange picked up somewhat on Wednesday with 17 securities changing hands, of which 5 advanced, 5 declined and 7 traded firm, with 326,210 units changing hands, with a value of $5,424,483.
TTSE sum 20-8-14The Composite Index gained 1.33 points to close at 1,149.75, the All T&T Index rose 1.62 points to close at 1,983.82 and the Cross Listed Index increased by a mere 0.14 points to end at 41.33.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, First Citizens trading 1,460 shares to gain a cent at $35.53, Guardian Holdings traded 4,278 shares valued at $58,823 to close with a gain of 25 cents to $13.75, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 68,624 shares changing hands for a value of $30,807, closed at 45 cents, Massy Holdings with 3,115 units closed with a 2 cents gain, at $68.53 and Trinidad Cement with 32,500 shares for a value of $80,575, gained 33 cents to end the day at $2.59.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, National Enterprises with 5,060 shares as it lost a cent in ending at $17.79, Praetorian Property Mutual Fund declined by 15 cents to end at $3.40 while it traded 4,000 units, Republic Bank exchanged 3,031 shares for 5 cents lower, to end at $121.85, Sagicor Financial Corporation contributed 15,383 shares with a value of $99,220 to close at $6.45 down by 5 cents, while Scotiabank with 5,100 shares traded down 9 cent to $63.40 for a new 52 weeks low, and remains weak at the end of trading.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Agostini’s trading just 50 units at $17.37, Angostura Holdings added 7,000 shares, valued at $89,250 at $12.75, ANSA McAL with 3,110 shares closed at $66.30, Clico Investment Fund traded 172,000 shares valued at $3,787,401 to end at $22, Prestige Holdings traded 433 shares at $9.40, Scotia Investments with 1,000 shares closed at $1.40 and Unilever Caribbean closed at $63.13 while trading 66 units
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 6 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and there was no stock with an offer lower.

Trinidad Cement on the move again up 24c

Trinidad Cement, (IC Insider BUY RATED) gained 24 cents with less than 40,000 shares trading in Tuesday’s trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange. A the close of the market, there was a bid to buy 437,651 units of the stock at a higher than the last traded price, suggesting further increases ahead as investors continue to respond positively to the improvement in the results for 2014.
TTSE sum 19-8-14Trading in the market was again moderate with 10 securities changing hands of which 5 advanced, 2 declined and 3 traded firm with 116,177 stocks units changing hands, with a value of $1,710,814. The Composite Index lost 1.68 points to close at 1,148.42, the All T&T Index fell by 3.36 points to close at 1,982.20 and the Cross Listed Index remained unchanged at 41.19.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, First Citizens with 775 units at $35.52 to gain a cent, National Flour Mills with 15,409 shares valued at $17,720 and closed at $1.15 with a gain of 4 cents, while Trinidad Cement with 38,418 shares changing hands for a value of $86,825, gained 24 cents to end at $2.26, Unilever Caribbean added 2,700 shares valued at $170,429 with the price ending at $63.13, with a 6 cents gain, for a new 52 weeks high and West Indian Tobacco 1,128 shares, closed a cent higher at $118.01.
Declines| Stocks declining at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 50,656 shares valued at $1,114,632 declined by 1 cent to end at $22 and Guardian Holdings contributed 3,379 shares with a value of $45,861, as the price lost 80 cents to close at $13.50.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are National Enterprises with 100 shares changing hands at $17.80, Massy Holdings with 1,336 shares at $68.51 and Prestige Holdings 2,276 traded at $9.40.
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.

Stocks trading climb, price changes moderate

The number of securities trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange shot up to 17 on Friday, of which 5 advanced, 4 declined and 8 traded firm, with 506,074 units changing hands, with a value of $2,032,984.
TTSE sum 15-8-14The Composite Index lost 0.39 points to close at 1,150.09, the All T&T Index fell by 0.77 points to close at 1,985.54 and the Cross Listed Index remained at 41.19.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are ANSA McAL with a 1 cent gain to $66.30 with 1,070 shares trading, Clico Investment Fund with 28,600 shares, valued at $629,516, advanced by a cent to end at $22.01, Massy Group traded 4,000 shares to close with a cent gain of end at $68.51, National Flour with 2,001 shares closed up a cent at $1.11 and Trinidad Cement with 287,305 shares changing hands for a value of $581,481, increased 5 cents to $2.05, as investors regain confidence in the stock, now that the company reported improved results, in the second quarter.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are Agostini’s with just 10 units to close with a loss of 2 cents at $17.37, First Citizens closed at $35.51 in exchanging 4,947 units with a 1 cents loss, National Enterprises lost 6 cents to close at $17.90 in trading 70 shares and Scotia Investments with 2,706 shares closed at $1.40 and lost a cent.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are Angostura Holdings in contributing 13,130 shares with a value of $167,408, to close at $12.75, Flavorite Foods had just 20 shares trading at $5.75, Guardian Holdings with 3,280 shares, closed at $14.30, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 151,847 shares traded for $62,257, closed at 41 cents, while National Commercial Bank added 6,938 shares valued at $7,285 to close at $1.05, Prestige Holdings 35 units were traded at $9.40, Republic Bank with 40 shares closed at $121.90 and Scotiabank with 75 units struggles at $63.49.
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 no stock with the offer lower.