Trinidad stocks down for 5th year

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

Trading ended on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on the last day of 2018 with modest changes to the three main indices, leaving the All T&T Index down for the fifth year in a row.
At close of the market, the Composite Index fell 0.49 points to 1,302.48 and rose just 2.85 percent for the year. The All T&T Index gained 0.32 points to 1,705.17, but had a modest decline of 1.36 percent for the year, the market in 2017, closed down 4.08 percent, while the Cross Listed Index fell 0.18 points to close at 121.57 but rose 12.17 percent for the year, well off the 36 percent rise in 2017.
The market closed with 14 securities changing hands on Monday, against 13 on Friday and finished with 3 advancing, 4 declining and 7 remaining unchanged.
Trading ended with 140,142 units valued at $3,083,731 compared to 336,690 units valued at $6,885,454 on Friday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
Stocks closing with gains| Guardian Holdings closed with a gain of 10 cents and settled at $18.10, in trading 665 units, Massy Holdings gained 10 cents and ended at $47.10, after exchanging 11,058 shares and Unilever Caribbean rose 5 cents and completed trading at $23, with 6,107 stock units changing hands.
Stocks closing with losses| Calypso Macro Index Fund  lost 50 cents in trading 700 shares to close at $15, Clico Investments fell 16 cents and completed trading at $20 with 48,196 stock units changing hands, Sagicor Financial closed with a loss of 45 cents and completed trading of 7,516 stock units at $9 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL shed 15 cents and ended at $29.10, after exchanging 25,660 shares.
Stocks closing firm| Agostini’s ended at $23.40, after exchanging 100 shares, Grace Kennedy completed trading at $2.90, with 2,551 stock units changing hands, National Enterprises completed trading at $8, trading 101 stock units, NCB Financial Group closed at $8.50, after exchanging 33,923 shares. Republic Financial Holdings ended at $107.26, after exchanging 1,073 shares, Scotiabank settled at $64.25, with 1,000 units changing hands and West Indian Tobacco settled at $95.25, after exchanging 1,492 units.

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

Trading sinks further on TTSE – Thursday

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange market activity on Thursday ended with trading in 13 securities against 15 on Wednesday, with 3 advancing, 3 declining and 7 remaining unchanged on a day when the volume a value of trading declined from Wednesday’s levels.
At close of the market, the Composite Index declined 0.86 points to 1,301.32, the All T&T Index lost 1.04 points to 1,692.91, while the Cross Listed Index lost 0.09 points to close at 122.97.
Trading ended with just 56,112 shares at a value of $1,242,837 compared to 147,101 shares at a value of $2,255,471 on Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 4 stock with bids higher than the last selling price and 4 with lower offers.
Stocks closing with gainsClico Investments closed with an increase of 5 cents at $20.20, with 10,995 stock units changing hands, National Enterprises ended trading with a rise of 13 cents and ended at $8, with 135 stock units trading and National Flour closed with a rise of 1 cent and completed trading 8,185 units at $1.64.
Stocks closing with Losses| Calypso Macro Index Fund lost 31 cents and closed trading of 300 shares at $15.50, First Citizens fell 1 cent and settled at $33, after exchanging 30 shares and JMMB Group shed 3 cents and ended at $1.77, after exchanging 300 shares.
Stocks closing firm| Ansa Merchant Bank settled at $38.26, after exchanging 261 shares, Grace Kennedy ended at $3.05, with 19,687 stock units changing hands, Guardian Holdings completed trading at $17, with an exchange of 4,947 units, Mora Ven Holdings traded 3,000 shares at $12.48, One Caribbean Media concluded market activity at $10.50, after exchanging 3,000 shares, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $107.06, after exchanging 731 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL settled at $29.21, after trading 275 shares and West Indian Tobacco completed trading 7,266 units at $95.07.

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

5 stocks rise 5 fall on TTSE – Thursday

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

In market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Thursday ended with trading in 17 securities against 16 on Wednesday, with 5 advancing, 5 declining and 7 remaining unchanged on a day when both the volume a value of trading fell below Wednesday’s levels.
At close of the market the Composite Index gained 4.49 points on Thursday to 1,310.21. The All T&T Index inched 1.07 points higher to 1,696.96, while the Cross Listed Index rose 1.09 points to close at 124.87.
Trading ended with 224,227 shares at a value of $4,223,600 compared to 920,887 shares at a value of $4,495,578 on Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with stock with the bid lower than the last selling price and 4 with lower offers.
Stocks closing with gainsFirst Caribbean International Bank rose 25 cents and completed trading 47,493 units at $8.30, First Citizens added 4 cents and settled at $32.80, after exchanging 1,000 shares, JMMB Group increased 3 cents and concluded market activity at $1.80, after exchanging 12,000 shares, Republic Financial Holdings rose 26 cents and ended at $107.26, after exchanging 1,000 shares and Trinidad Cement closed with a gain of 3 cents at $2.65, after trading 6,236 shares.
Stocks closing with losses| Clico Investments shares fell 5 cents and ended at $20.15, with 10,821 stock units changing hands, National Flour closed with a loss of 2 cents and completed trading 32,351 units, at $1.63, NCB Financial Group shed 1 cent and settled at $8.92, after exchanging 7,000 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL lost 10 cents and closed at $29.15, after exchanging 65,990 shares and West Indian Tobacco ended trading of 5,167 units 43 cents lower to $95.07.
Stocks closing firm| Angostura Holdings ended at $15.80, with 2,000 stock units changing hands, Gaurdian Media concluded trading at $15, after exchanging 50 shares, Grace Kennedy ended at $3, with 7,042 stock units changing hands, Guardian Holdings completed trading of 201 units at $18, Massy Holdings ended at $45, after exchanging 5,350 shares, One Caribbean Media concluded market activity at $10.50, after exchanging 13,514 shares and Scotiabank completed trading at $64.74, with 7,012 units.

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

Profit rise at T&TNGL

Add your HTML code here...

T&T NGL closed at $29 on TTSE on Friday.


Trinidad and Tobago NGL reported higher income from share of joint venture profit in the March 2018 quarter.
The company’s share rose to TT$61.4 million from $57 million in 2017 and $217 million for the twelve months to December 2017.
The company owns 39 percent of shareholding in Phoenix Park Gas Processors and ended with profit of TT$61.8 million after tax in the March 2018 quarter up from $57 million in 2017. Profit for the 2017 fiscal year was $234 million after tax.
Earnings per share amounted to 40 cents and $1.51 for the 2017 fiscal year. Shareholders’ equity $3.26 billion with net book value per share of $21. The stock trades at $29 on the Trinidad Stock Exchange.

Trading activity fell back on Wednesday

Trading levels on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange fell on Wednesday in sharp contrast to prior days. The number of securities traded was 11 versus 20 on Tuesday with 3 stocks advancing, 2 declining and 6 holding firm.
A total of 40,355 shares were exchanged at a value of $222,744 compared to Tuesday’s 1,018,095 shares valued at $6,250,438.
The Composite Index fell 0.64 points to 1,223.47, the All T&T Index gained 0.06 points to 1,802.73 and the Cross Listed Index lost 0.19 points to close at 86.37.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 5 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Gains| Guardian Holdings gained 5 cents to close at $15.80 with trades of 5,000 shares, JMMB Group closed at $1.30, with gains of 2 cents while exchanging 15,215 shares and Point Lisas advanced 12 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $4, with an exchange of 150 shares.
Losses| NCB Financial Group closed at $3.95, with a loss of 4 cents trading 14,000 shares and One Caribbean Media closed at $16.60, losing 20 cents with 700 shares changing hands.
Firm Trades| Clico Investment traded a mere 44 shares at $22.51, National Flour Mills closed at $2.47, with an exchange of 1,000 shares, Republic Financial Holdings exchanged 325 shares at $101.85. Trinidad Cement traded 3,823 shares at $4.20, Trinidad & Tobago NGL held firm at $22 trading 45 shares and Unilever Caribbean closed at $53.51, with trades of 53 shares.

14 of 20 stocks traded firm on Tuesday

Ansa MCal traded at a 52 weeks’ high on TTSE.

Securities trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Tuesday climbed to 20 compared to 17 on Monday and ended with 14 remaining unchanged in price at the close as the main market index rose moderately.
The market closed with 4 stocks advancing, 2 declining and 14 unchanged as 1,018,095 shares traded at a value of $6,250,438 compared to Monday’s 494,919 shares valued at $3,055,994.
The Composite Index gained 1.84 points to 1,224.11, the All Index advanced 3.91 points to 1,802.67 and the Cross Listed Index lost 0.04 points to close at 86.56. IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 5 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
Gains| Ansa McAL jumped $1.11 to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $67.50 while exchanging only 17 shares, Clico Investment traded at $22.51, with a 1 cent gain and a mere 131 shares changing hands, Grace Kennedy added 1 cent, closing at $2.80, with an exchange of 550,572 shares valued at $1,530,762 and Sagicor Financial closed at $9.02, gaining 1 cent with trades of 373,000 units valued at $3,360,307.
Losses| National Enterprises traded 3 cents lower to close at $10.50 exchanging 36,889 shares valued at $387,679 and Prestige Holdings closed at $10.81, losing 19 cents with 535 shares changing hands.
Firm Trades| First Citizens traded 128 shares at $32, First Caribbean International closed at $8 exchanging 245 shares, Guardian Holdings exchanged 7,375 shares at $15.75, JMMB Group remained at $1.28 with trades of 11,941 shares. Massy Holdings closed at $51.48 trading 10,148 shares valued at $522,419, National Flour exchanged 1,790 shares at $2.47, NCB Financial Group closed at $3.99, with 492 shares changing owners and Praetorian Property Mutual Fund closed at $3.03, with an exchange of 6,000 units. Republic Financial Holdings traded 250 shares at $101.85, Scotiabank closed at $58 with trades of 100 shares, Scotia Investments closed at $2.70 with 364 shares changing hands. Trinidad Cement traded 8,677 shares at $4.20, Trinidad & Tobago NGL exchanged 9,432 shares at $22 and West Indian Tobacco traded just 9 shares at $126.49.

Advancers edge out decliners 5 to 4

Trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange remained subdued on Monday and resulted in 17 securities changing hands, compared to 13 on Friday. Advancing stocks just edged out declining ones at the close.
The market closed with 5 stocks advancing, 4 declining and 8 unchanged as 494,919 shares traded at a value of $3,055,994 compared to Friday’s 296,692 shares valued at $2,461,941.
The Composite Index added 0.11 points to 1,222.27, the All T&T Index declined 0.54 points to 1,798.76 and the Cross Listed Index gained 0.10 points to close at 86.60.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 4 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Gains| Grace Kennedy gained 2 cents to close at $2.79 trading 7,175 shares, Guardian Holdings advanced 10 cents, closing at $15.75 while exchanging 5,760 shares, JMMB Group added 1 cent, to end at $1.28 with 112,243 shares changing hands, Massy Holdings closed at $51.48, with gains of 3 cents trading 2,496 shares and Unilever Caribbean closed at $53.51, gaining 1 cent exchanging just 36 shares.
Losses| Ansa McAL closed at $66.39, losing 11 cents with a mere exchange of 40 shares, Clico Investment traded at $22.50, losing 1 cent with 5,230 shares changing hands, National Flour Mills lost 1 cent to close at $2.47 trading 210 shares, and Sagicor Financial closed at $9.01, with a loss of 7 cents exchanging 168,291 shares valued at $1,517,184.
Firm Trades| First Citizens traded 2,210 shares at $32, National Enterprises closed at $10.53 exchanging 17,645 shares, NCB Financial Group closed at $3.99, with 123,584 shares valued at $493,100 changing owners, Point Lisas exchanged 20,000 shares at $3.88. Republic Financial Holdings traded only 17 shares at $101.85, Scotiabank closed at $58, with 932 shares changing hands, Trinidad & Tobago NGL exchanged 1,610 shares at $22 and Trinidad Cement traded 27,440 shares at $4.20.

Trinidad stocks close with firmer tone – Friday

Prices on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange closed firmer on Friday than for some time now with the number of stocks having bids higher than the last selling overwhelming those with lower offers.
Trading closed with 13 securities changing hands compared to 12 on Thursday, resulting in 5 stocks advancing, 3 declining and 5 holding firm. Traded volume ended with 296,692 shares exchanged valued at $2,461,941 compared to Thursday’s 159,618 shares valued at $7,100,011.
The Composite Index advanced 0.37 points to 1,222.16, the All T&T Index gained 0.17 points to 1,799.30 and the Cross Listed Index gained 0.08 points to close at 86.50.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 8 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
Gains| First Citizens gained 10 cents to close at $32 exchanging 100 shares, Guardian Holdings added 5 cents, closing at $15.65, with trades of 35,423 shares valued at $554,370, JMMB Group closed at $1.27, with a 1 cent gain trading 88,412 shares, Point Lisas gained 1 cent to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $3.88 exchanging 10,000 shares and Sagicor Financial closed at $9.08, gaining 3 cents with 10,000 shares changing hands.
Losses| Guardian Media traded 25 cents lower to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $18.40, exchanging 348 shares, NCB Financial Group lost 1 cent to close at $3.99 with trades of 100,000 shares valued at $399,000 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed at $22, losing 30 cents with 2,000 shares changing hands.
Firm Trades| Clico Investment traded 38,093 shares at $22.51 valued at $857,413, National Enterprises closed at $10.53 exchanging 9,000 shares and National Flour Mills closed at $2.48 with trades of 350 shares. Scotia Investments exchanged 925 shares at $2.70 and West Indian Tobacco traded 2,041 shares at $126.49.

Republic dominates trading on Thursday

Republic Financial Holdings had the largest value of trading on Thursday on the TTSE.

A moderate trading session ended on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Thursday, with Republic Financial Holdings as the lead trade. Overall trading volume fell below that of Wednesday, with less than 200,000 shares changing hands.
With 12 securities changing hands compared to 15 on Wednesday, the market closed with 4 stocks advancing, 5 declining and 3 holding firm. A total of 159,618 shares were traded at a value of $7,100,011 compared to Wednesday’s 435,216 shares valued at $8,658,513.
The Composite Index fell 0.35 points to 1,221.79, the All T&T Index declined 0.40 points to 1,799.13 and the Cross Listed Index lost 0.04 points to close at 86.42.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 5 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Gains| JMMB Group gained 1 cent to close at $1.26 with trades of 1,588 shares, Sagicor Financial added 1 cent, closing at $9.05, with an exchange of 15,810 shares, West Indian Tobacco traded 10 cents higher to close at $126.49, with only 23 shares exchanged and Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed at $22.30, gaining 5 cents with 9,956 shares changing hands.
Losses| Massy Holdings closed at $51.45, losing 4 cents trading 670 shares, National Enterprises lost 2 cents to close at $10.53 with trades of 1,355 shares, Republic Financial Holdings closed at a 52 weeks’ low of $101.85, losing 6 cents exchanging 53,684 shares valued at $5,467,983. Scotiabank closed 6 cents lower to $58 trading 163 shares and Scotia Investments was down 5 cents, closing at $2.70 with an exchange of 51,642 shares.
Firm Trades| Ansa McAL traded 10,001 shares at $66.50 valued at $665,067, Clico Investment remained at $22.51 trading 7,067 shares and First Citizens exchanged 7,659 shares at $31.90.

 

Only 2 Trinidad stocks slip on Wednesday

Massy was one of the stocks with a dominant trade on Wednesday.

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday resulted in 15 securities changing hands compared to 12 on Tuesday with Clico Investment and Massy Holdings controlling 70 percent of the trades.
At the close, 4 stocks advanced, 2 declined and 9 were unchanged as 435,216 shares traded at a value of $8,658,513 compared to Tuesday’s 325,975 shares valued at just $1,016,707.
The Composite Index slipped 0.60 points to 1,222.14, the All T&T Index declined 0.76 points to 1,799.53 and the Cross Listed Index eased 0.06 points to close at 86.46.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 5 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
Gains| Guardian Holdings gained 1 cent to close at $15.60 with an exchange of 10,887 shares, National Enterprises gained 4 cents, closing at $10.55, with 3,807 shares changing hands, Sagicor Financial closed at $9.04, with gains of 2 cents trading 14,880 shares and Praetorian Property Mutual Fund closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $3.03, gaining 3 cents exchanging 6,233 units.
Losses| First Citizens closed at $31.90, losing 10 cents with trades of 10,240 shares valued at $326,663 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL traded 24 cents lower to close at $22.25 exchanging 26,500 shares valued at $590,937.
Firm Trades| Ansa McAL traded 10,135 shares at $66.50 valued at $673,978, Clico Investment remained at $22.51 trading 186,843 shares valued at $4,205,891,Massy Holdings exchanged 36,090 shares valued at $1,858,274 at $51.49. National Flour Mills closed at $2.48, with an exchange of 795 units, NCB Financial Group closed trading at $4, with 105,653 shares changing hands, valued at $421,612, Prestige Holdings traded 11,401 shares at $11. Readymix closed at $11, with trades of 690 shares, Republic Financial Holdings exchanged 187 shares at $101.91 and Trinidad Cement closed at $4.20 exchanging 8,175 shares trading.