Stocks mostly rise on TTSE on Friday

Stock prices mostly rose in trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday, sending the market indices higher after 52 percent fewer shares and 71 percent lower value changed hands compared to Thursday.
Ansa Merchant Bank jumped $3.11 on the news of its intention to acquire all the shares in Bank of Baroda (Trinidad and Tobago).
The market closed with 15 securities trading, similar to Thursday and ended with six stocks advancing, three declining and six remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 192,797 shares for $2,859,811 compared to 399,542 shares valued $9,719,737 on Thursday.
The average trade for the day amounted to 12,853 units at $190,654 versus an average of 26,636 units at $647,982 for each security on Thursday. Month to date averaged 10,981 shares at $129,455 compared to 10,884 units at $126,268 on Thursday. October averaged 16,922 shares at $285,061 for each security.
The T&T Composite Index advanced by 5.21 points to 1,286.72, the All T&T Index climbed 8.32 points to 1,714.39, while the Cross Listed Index added 0.28 points to close at 116.16.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of six stocks higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
Stocks rising│ Agostini’s gained 25 cents trading 200 shares to close at $24.50, Ansa McAL added $1.50 to end at $51.50, in exchanging 11,500 stock units, Ansa Merchant Bank climbed $3.11 to $39.50, with a transfer of 1,056 units. First Citizens Bank rose 50 cents to $43.50, with 5,200 stocks changing hands, Grace Kennedy ended 10 cents higher at $3.70, in trading 89 units and JMMB Group added 2 cents to settle at $1.82, with 111,820 shares crossing the market.
Stocks declining│ Guardian Holdings shed 10 cents to finish at $20.40, in transferring 1,000 shares, One Caribbean Media lost 2 cents trading 4,651 stock units at $4.80 and Republic Financial Holdings declined by $3 to $133, with an exchange of 950 units.
Stocks trading firm│ Clico Investments closed unchanged at $25, trading 17,075 shares, Guardian Media transferred 2,182 units at $3.50, NCB Financial Group held firm at $8 after exchanging 2,544 stock units. Scotiabank ended at $54, with 16,737 shares changing hands, Trinidad and Tobago NGL traded 14,252 stock units at $14.50 and Unilever Caribbean closed at $16.70, with a transfer of 3,541 units.

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

Market inched higher for TTSE stocks

Market volume rose sharply by 886 percent and led to the value jumping 13 times Wednesday’s trade on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange at the close on Thursday, but the impact on the market indices was marginal.

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

The market closed with 15 securities trading, up from 14 on Wednesday, and ended with four stocks, each advancing and declining and seven remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 399,542 shares for $9,719,737 compared to just 40,527 shares valued at $676,306 on Wednesday and ended with two stocks closing at 52 weeks’ lows.
The trade for the day averaged 26,636 units at $647,982 versus 2,895 units at $48,308 for each security on Wednesday. Month to date averaged 10,884 shares at $126,268 compared to 10,018 units at $131,742 on Wednesday. October trading resulted in an average of 16,922 shares for $285,061.
The T&T Composite Index gained 1.51 points to 1,281.51, the All T&T Index rose 1.82 points to 1,706.07, while the Cross Listed Index added 0.08 points to close at 115.88.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of seven stocks higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
Stocks rising│ Angostura Holdings climbed 45 cents to $16.45, trading 303 shares, Ansa McAL advanced $2 to $50, in exchanging 45,827 units, JMMB Group gained 3 cents to end at $1.80, with 100,000 stock units crossing the market and Republic Financial Holdings inched 1 cent higher to $136, after transferring 40,831 shares.
Stocks declining│ Grace Kennedy ended 5 cents lower at $3.60, with an exchange of 121,940 shares, Massy Holdings declined $2 to $57 after transferring 180 units, Trinidad and Tobago NGL closed at a 52 weeks’ lows of $14.50, after losing 10 cents trading 10,145 stock units and Unilever Caribbean lost 9 cents to finish at a 52 weeks’ low of $16.70, with 299 units changing hands.
Stocks trading firm│ Clico Investments remained at $25 trading 12,230 stock units, First Caribbean International Bank closed at $7.05 after transferring 500 units, First Citizens Bank held firm at $43, with 4,800 stock units changing hands. NCB Financial Group traded 55,090 shares at $8, National Flour transferred 222 units at $1.86, One Caribbean Media closed at $4.82, with an exchange of 1,000 units and West Indian Tobacco held firm at $32.50 trading 6,175 stock units.

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

Trading drops on TTSE – Wednesday

Trading dropped on Wednesday with 83 percent fewer shares changing hands as 83 percent less funds changed hands compared to Tuesday on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange. At the close, the major indices bounced but failed to wipe the sizable declines on Tuesday.
The market closed with 14 securities trading, down from twenty on Tuesday, and ended with six stocks advancing, two declining and six remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 40,527 shares for $676,306 compared to 236,245 shares valued $3,864,740 on Tuesday.
Trading averaged 2,895 units at $48,308 versus an average of 11,812 units at $193,237 for each security on Tuesday. For the month to date, averaged 10,018 shares at $131,742 compared to 10,403 units at $136,252 on Tuesday. October closed with an average of 16,922 shares for $285,061.
The T&T Composite Index rose 4.43 points to 1,280.30, the All T&T Index advanced by 5.50 points to 1,704.25, while the Cross Listed Index gained 0.46 points to close at 115.80.
Investors Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of five stocks higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
Stocks rising│ Grace Kennedy gained 5 cents to close at $3.65, in exchanging 5,000 shares, JMMB Group ended 5 cents higher at $1.77, with 7,945 stock units traded, Massy Holdings advanced by $2 to $59 after the trading of 3,476 units. NCB Financial Group ended at $8, with gains of 5 cents in transferring 2,195 units, National Flour picked up 2 cents to close at $1.86 after an exchange of 778 units and Trinidad and Tobago NGL rose 10 cents to $14.60, with 2,355 shares changing hands.
Stocks declining│ Prestige Holdings shed 25 cents to $7.25, with an exchange of 25 units and Republic Financial Holdings slipped 1 cent trading 22 units to finish at $135.99.
Stocks trading firm│ Clico Investments traded 2,610 shares at $25, First Caribbean International Bank held firm at $7.05 while exchanging 2,091 stock units, First Citizens Bank transferred 1,611 units at $43. Guardian Holdings closed at $20.50, trading 28 shares, One Caribbean Media exchanged 6,100 stock units at $4.82 and West Indian Tobacco closed at $32.50, with 6,291 units changing hands.

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

Sharp all for TTSE stocks

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Just one stock rose at the close of trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Tuesday, but 12 declined, sending the major market indices into a slide with Ansa Merchant Bank and Republic Financial Holdings suffered multi-dollar declines.

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

The market closed with 20 securities trading, up from fourteen on Monday. At the close, the prices of seven stocks remained unchanged. Trading resulted in 38 percent fewer shares than on Monday with values climbing 151 percent as 236,245 shares costing $3,864,740 changed hands compared to 382,748 shares valued $1,536,873, on Monday.
Trading averaged 11,812 units at $193,237 versus an average of 27,339 units at $109,777 for each security on Monday. For the month to date, trading averaged 10,403 shares at $136,252 compared to 10,286 units at $131,483 on Monday. October closed with an average of 16,922 shares for $285,061.
The T&T Composite Index dropped 8.23 points to 1,275.87, the All T&T Index plunged 18.15 points to 1,698.75, while the Cross Listed Index gained 0.25 points to close at 115.34.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of five stocks higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers. Two stocks closed at a 52 weeks’ low.
Stocks rising│ L.J Williams B share was the sole stock rising, trading 5,000 stock units at $1.39, after gaining 16 cents.
Stocks declining Agostini’s closed 25 cents lower at $24.25, with a loss of 25 cents transferring 50,000 shares Ansa Merchant Bank dropped $3.56 to $36.39, in exchanging 4,000 stock units, Ansa McAL shed 48 cents trading 2,578 units to end at $48. Clico Investments lost 3 cents to close at $25, with a transfer of 14,500 stock units, First Citizens Bank shed 25 cents to close at $43, with 962 units changing hands, Guardian Holdings ended at $20.50, after losing 28 cents and transferring 11,106 stock units. Guardian Media fell 50 cents to finish at a 52 weeks’ low of $3.50, with an exchange of 2,818 units. One Caribbean Media lost 3 cents trading 2,000 units to close at $4.82, Republic Financial Holdings declined by $2.50 to settle at $136, in transferring 1,390 units. Scotiabank slipped 25 cents to $54, in exchanging 10,000 stock units, Trinidad and Tobago NGL lost 50 cents to a 52 weeks’ low of $14.50 trading 3,310 units and West Indian Tobacco fell 94 cents to $32.50, with 3,959 units changing hands.
Stocks trading firm│ First Caribbean International Bank closed at $7.05 trading 84 units, Grace Kennedy exchanged 3,952 units at $3.60, JMMB Group traded 7,332 stock units at $1.72. NCB Financial Group ended at $7.95, with 91,768 shares crossing the market, National Enterprises finished with an exchange of 2,000 units at $3.39, Prestige Holdings ended at $7.50, with 2,486 units changing hands and Trinidad Cement exchanged 17,000 stock units at $2.10.

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

Rebound for TTSE market

Republic Financial Holdings rebounded from the big fall on Friday with a rise of more than 4.26 percent on Monday and helped the primary indices to move higher at the close of trading.  The market closed with an exchange of 122 percent more shares, but the value fell by 51 percent from Friday’s levels.
The market closed with 14 securities trading, up from twelve on Friday, and ended with four stocks advancing, six declining and four remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 382,748 shares for $1,536,872.54 compared to 172,050 shares valued $3,148,874 on Friday.
The average trade for the day amounted to 27,339 units at $109,777 versus an average of 14,338 units at $262,406 for each security on Friday. For the month to date, the average trade amounts to 10,286 shares at $131,483 compared to 9,224 units at $132,834 on Friday. October averaged 16,922 shares for $285,061.
The T&T Composite Index rose 2.65 points to 1,284.10, the All T&T Index advanced 6.45 points to 1,716.90, while the Cross Listed Index lost 0.16 points to close at 115.09.
The Investors Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of three stocks higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
Stocks rising│ Clico Investments gained 3 cents trading 2,879 shares to end at $25.03, Republic Financial Holdings climbed $5.74 to $138.50, with an exchange of 1,251 units, Scotiabank rose 15 cents to $54.25, with the transferring of 836 units and Trinidad and Tobago NGL finished 25 cents higher at $15, in exchanging 10,537 stock units.
Stocks declining| Agostini’s shed 20 cents to settle at $24.50, in transferring 1,020 shares, Endeavour Holdings ended 9 cents lower at a 52 weeks’ low of $12.30, with 121 units changing hands, First Citizens Bank fell 25 cents to $43.25, trading 2,694 stock units. JMMB Group lost 3 cents to close at $1.72, with an exchange of 340,668 shares, National Enterprises lost 1 cent to finish at $3.39 and exchanging 1,000 units and Unilever Caribbean ended at $16.79, after losing 1 cent trading 100 shares.
Stocks trading firm│ Angostura Holdings exchanged 18,836 shares at $16, First Caribbean International Bank closed at $7.05, in transferring 200 units, Massy Holdings held firm at $57, with 787 stock units changing hands and Prestige Holdings traded 1,940 units at $7.50.

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

Republic Holdings knocks Trinidad stocks

Republic Holdings dropped $6.24 to $132 on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday, with the group reporting audit profit plunging from $1.58 billion to just $904 million for the year to September with the company also cutting the dividend paid for the year from $4.50 to $2.70.
With the sharp fall in the price of Republic, the T&T Composite Index declined 8.19 points to 1,281.45, the All T&T Index dived 16.26 points to 1,710.45, while the Cross Listed Index remained unchanged at 115.25.
The market exchanged 16.8 percent fewer shares, with the value jumping 81.2 percent above Thursday, with Clico Investments and Grace Kennedy accounting for 72 percent of total volume and 46 percent of the day’s value.
The market closed with 12 securities trading, down from thirteen on Thursday, and ended with three stocks rising, four declining and five remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 172,050 shares for $3,148,874 compared to 206,882 shares valued $1,738,641 on Thursday.
The average day’s trade was 14,338 units at $262,406 versus an average of 15,914 units at $133,742 for each security on Thursday. For the month to date, the average trade amounts to 9,224 shares at $132,834 compared to 8,936 units at $125,534 on Thursday. October’s daily average was 16,922 shares for $285,061.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of four stocks higher than their last selling prices and six with lower offers.
Stocks rising Ansa Merchant Bank rose 45 cents to $39.95, in trading 1,204 shares, Prestige Holdings gained 10 cents to finish at $7.50, with an exchange of 135 units and Trinidad and Tobago NGL added 10 cents to settle at $14.75, in transferring 8,227 stock units.
Stocks declining│Ansa McAL lost 2 cents exchanging 25,200 shares to end at $48.48, Clico Investments closed 5 cents lower at $25 trading 46,827 shares, Republic Financial Holdings declined by $6.24, with 1,642 units changing hands, to close at $132.76 and Scotiabank shed 25 cents to end at $54.10, with 525 units crossing the market.
Stocks trading firm│ Grace Kennedy traded 77,000 shares at $3.60, JMMB Group closed at $1.75, with a transfer of 5,890 stock units, Massy Holdings exchanged 100 units at $57. NCB Financial Group held firm at $7.95, with 5,000 stock units crossing the exchange and Unilever Caribbean transferred 300 units at $16.80.

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

Slow trading on TTSE

More than 75 percent of the securities traded held their price for a second day at the close of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Thursday as the main indices dipped, after an exchange of 149 percent more shares, at a 45 percent greater value than Wednesday.
The market closed with 13 securities trading, down from fifteen on Wednesday, and ended with two stocks advancing, one declining and ten remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 206,882 shares for $1,738,641 compared to 82,960 shares valued $1,200,746 on Wednesday.
The average trade amounted to 15,914 units at $133,742 versus an average of 5,531 units at $80,050 on Wednesday. For the month to date, the average trade amounts to 8.936 shares at $125,534 compared to 8,483 units at $125,000 on Wednesday. October closed with an average of 16,922 shares for $285,061.
At the close, the T&T Composite Index shed 1.22 points to 1,289.64, the All T&T Index fell 2.42 points to 1,726.71, while the Cross Listed Index was unchanged at 115.25.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of four stocks higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
Stocks rising│ First Citizens Bank closed at $43.50, with gains of 11 cents exchanging 5,700 stock units and Trinidad and Tobago NGL finished 5 cents higher at $14.65, in trading 7,354 stock units.
Stocks declining│ Clico Investments, the sole stock to decline, ended at $25.05, after losing 10 cents trading 2,100 units.
Stocks trading firm│ First Caribbean International Bank exchanged 1,212 units at $7.05, Guardian Holdings held firm at $20.78 trading 12,684 stock units, NCB Financial Group remained at $7.95, with 96,018 shares crossing the market. National Enterprises held firm at $3.40 in a transfer of 10,000 stock units, National Flour traded 49,071 shares at $1.84, One Caribbean Media exchanged 20,600 stock units at $4.85. Prestige Holdings ended at $7.40, with 14 units changing hands, Republic Financial Holdings transferred 20 units at $139, Scotiabank held firm at $54.35, in crossing the market with 1,309 units and Trinidad Cement closed at $2.10, with 800 units changing hands.

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

Trinidadian stocks drift lower

The main indices fell for a second consecutive day, Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Tuesday after 68 percent more shares were exchanged over Monday, with Clico Investments, the volume leader, accounting for 73 percent of the market’s value.
The market closed with 15 securities trading, up from sixteen on Monday, and ended with four stocks advancing, four declining and seven remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 287,597 shares for $3,642,409 compared to 171,072 shares valued $3,576,359 on Monday.
The average trade for the day amounted to 19,173 units at $242,827 versus an average of 10,692 units at $223,522 for each security on Monday. For the month to date, the average trade amounts to 8.722 shares at $128,645 compared to 7,800 units at $118,570 on Monday. October closed with an average of 16,922 shares for $285,061.
The T&T Composite Index fell by 1.16 points to 1,288.79, the All T&T Index dropped 3.30 points to 1,725.53, while the Cross Listed Index gained 0.14 points to close at 115.18.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of two stocks higher than their last selling prices and one with lower offers.
Stocks rising│ Clico Investments added 5 cents to close at $25.15, in exchanging 105,960 shares, NCB Financial Group gained 5 cents trading to end at $7.95, with 27,400 shares crossing the market, Prestige Holdings finished at $7.30, after gaining 5 cents in transferring 704 units and Scotiabank added 30 cents to settle at $54.35, with 697 units changing hands.
Stocks declining│ Angostura Holdings shed 30 cents trading 120 units to close at $16, Grace Kennedy ended at $3.60, with a loss of 5 cents transferring 72,309 shares, Point Lisas slipped 15 cents to $3, with 25,000 shares changing hands and Trinidad and Tobago NGL lost 35 cents to close at $14.65, after exchanging 1,136 stock units.
Stocks trading firm│ Ansa Merchant Bank was unchanged at $39.50, in transferring 528 units, Calypso Macro Index Fund closed at $14 exchanging 2,430 stock units, First Citizens Bank remained at $43.50, with 2,592 stock units crossing the exchange. JMMB Group held firm at $1.75, trading 20,000 shares, Massy Holdings ended with an exchange of 635 units at $57, National Enterprises traded 24,820 shares at $3.40 and Unilever Caribbean finished at $16.80, with a transfer of 3,266 stock units.

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

More points dropped by Trinidad stocks

All primary indices experienced a sizable fall at the close of trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Monday after a 271 percent rise in the number of shares exchanged, with a 618 percent rise in value over Friday as Clico Investments contributed half of the market’s volume and 40 percent of the value.
The market closed with 16 securities trading, up from fifteen on Friday, and ended with six stocks advancing, six declining and four remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 171,072 shares for $3,576,359 compared to 46,072 shares valued $498,067 on Friday.
The average trade for the day amounted to 10,692 units at $223,522 versus an average of 3,071 units at $33,204 for each security on Friday. For the month to date, the average trade ended at 7,800 shares at $118,570 compared to 7,500 units at $107,666 on Friday. October closed with an average of 16,922 shares for $285,061.
The T&T Composite Index declined 8.30 points to 1,289.95. The All T&T Index tumbled 12.29 points to 1,728.83, while the Cross Listed Index shed 0.58 points to close at 115.04.
The Investors Choice bid-offer indicator ended with three stocks’ bids closing higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
Stocks rising Clico Investments advanced to $25.10, with gains of 10 cents after exchanging 85,087 shares, First Caribbean International Bank closed 1 cent higher, in transferring 24,063 shares and closed at $7.05, Guardian Holdings rose 63 cents to $20.78 trading 26,020 shares. Scotiabank gained 5 cents to finish at $54.05, with 24 units crossing the market, Trinidad and Tobago NGL settled at $15 after picking up 35 cents and exchanging 15,751 stock units and West Indian Tobacco closed with gains of 2 cents after transferring 3,259 units to settle at $33.44.
Stocks declining Ansa McAL shed 50 cents to close at $48.50, trading 2,021 units, Massy Holdings dropped 37 cents to $57, after exchanging 55 units, NCB Financial Group lost 9 cents trading 450 units to finish at $7.90. National Enterprises declined 45 cents to a 52 weeks’ low of $3.40, in trading 100 units, Republic Financial Holdings dropped $1 to end at $139, with 370 units changing hands and Trinidad Cement closed 10 cents lower at $2.10, in trading 2,862 units.
Stocks trading firmAnsa Merchant Bank traded 3,080 units at $39.50, First Citizens Bank held firm at $43.50, in exchanging 2,326 units, Grace Kennedy closed at $3.65 after trading 3,894 units and JMMB Group remained at $1.75, with 1,710 units changing hands.

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

Stocks tumble on TTSE

Stocks movement was mostly down at the close of trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday and ending in only one stock advancing. The market closed with a 49 percent fall in the volume of shares exchanged, but with the value down 47 percent from Thursday.
The market closed with 15 securities trading, up from nineteen on Thursday, and ended with one stock advancing, six declining, including two closing at a 52 weeks’ low and eight remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in 46,072 shares for $498,067 compared to 89,782 shares valued $936,254 on Thursday.
The average trade for the day amounted to 3,071 units at $33,204 versus an average of 4,733 units at $49,308 for each security on Thursday. For the month to date, the average trade amounts to 7,500 shares at $107,666 compared to 7,978 units at $115,701 on Thursday. October closed with an average of 16,922 shares for $285,061.
The T&T Composite Index gained 0.41 points to 1,298.25, the All T&T Index rose 0.81 points to 1,741.12, while the Cross Listed Index remained unchanged at 115.62.
The Investors Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of two stocks higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
Stocks rising Trinidad Cement, the sole stock advancing in the day’s trade, closed at $2.20, with gains of 14 cents after exchanging 10,000 shares.
Stocks declining Guardian Holdings shed 25 cents to end at $20.15, in transferring 41 units, Guardian Media, finished 25 cents lower at 52 weeks’ low of $4, with 1,010 units changing hands, L.J Williams B share lost 4 cents to finish at $1.40 trading 140 units. Massy Holdings declined by $1.13 to close at $57.37, with an exchange of a mere 17 units, Scotiabank ended at 52 weeks’ low of $54, after losing 35 cents transferring 225 units and Trinidad and Tobago NGL lost 10 cents trading 9,804 shares to settle at $14.65.
Stocks trading firmAgostini’s exchanged 40 units at $24.70, Ansa McAL traded 2,021 units at $49, Clico Investments held firm at $25, with a transfer of 2,800 stock units. First Citizens Bank remained at $43.50, trading 2,296 stock units, JMMB Group closed at $1.75, with 16,667 shares crossing the market, Point Lisas exchanged 317 units at $3.15. Prestige Holdings held firm at $7.25 after trading 640 units and Republic Financial Holdings closed at $140, with 54 units changing hands.

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