5 TTSE stocks fall just 1 rise – Wednesday

Prices five stocks rose and only one advanced on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday, with an increase in the volume traded but with less value than on Tuesday.
Trading took place in 12 securities against 18 on Tuesday, with 1 advancing, 5 declining and 6 remaining unchanged and resulting in the Composite Index adding 0.60 points to end at 1,354.90. The All T&T Index gained 1.55 points to 1,803.27 and the Cross Listed Index slipped 0.05 points to close at 122.30.
Trading ended with 210,097 valued at $2,252,807 compared to 176,473 valued at $3,958,153 changing hands on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investors Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 closed with lower offers.
Stocks ending with gains| At the close of the market, Massy Holdings jumped $1.50 cents and completed trading at a 52 weeks closing high of $57, with 1,500 stock units changing hands.
Stocks closing with losses| First Citizens closed with a loss of 25 cents and ended at $39.25, after exchanging 40 shares, Guardian Holdings shed 1 cent and concluded trading at $18.50, after swapping 71,702 shares, National Enterprises fell 5 cents in trading 877 shares to close at $6.80. Sagicor Financial closed with a loss of 15 cents at $9.10, trading of 6,080 shares and Trinidad Cement completed trading of 86,925 stock units after declining 5 cents to end at $2.75.
Stocks closing firm| Calypso Macro Index Fund completed trading at $15, with 200 stock units changing hands, First Caribbean International Bank concluded trading of 5,701 shares to close at $8.34. JMMB Group completed trading at $1.70, with 23,667 stock units changing hands, NCB Financial Group close at $8.45 in trading 100 shares, Scotiabank traded 2,050 shares to close at $62.56 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL ended with 11,255 shares being traded to end at $28.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

5 TTSE stocks fall 3 rise – Tuesday

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Prices mostly pulled back than rose when market activity ended on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Tuesday.
Trading took place in 18 securities against 15 on Monday, with 3 advancing, 5 declining and 10 remaining unchanged and resulting in the Composite Index losing 1.63 points to end at 1,354.30. The All T&T Index declined 0.98 points to 1,801.72 and the Cross Listed Index slipped 0.31 points to close at 122.35.
Trading ended with 176,473 valued at $3,958,153 compared to 121,618 valued at $3,007,849 changing hands on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investors Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 closed with a lower offer.
Stocks ending with gains| At the close of the market, First Citizens added $1.50 to end at $39.50, after exchanging 390 shares, JMMB Group added 1 cent and completed trading at $1.70, with 38,416 stock units changing hands and Massy Holdings increased 50 cents and completed trading at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $55.50, with 600 stock units changing hands
Stocks closing with losses| First Caribbean International Bank share fell 1 cent and concluded trading of 50 shares to close at $8.34, Gaurdian Media shed 20 cents and completed trading at at a 52 weeks’ low of $13.80, with 3,500 stock units changing hands, Sagicor Financial closed with a loss of 25 cents at $9.25, in trading of 42,517 shares. Scotiabank lost 44 cents in trading 43,773 shares to close at $62.56 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL lost $1 in trading 2,660 units to end at $28.
Stocks closing firm| Ansa Merchant Bank closed at $37, after exchanging 27 shares, Calypso Macro Index Fund completed trading at $15, with 1,400 stock units changing hands, Clico Investments settled at $23.05, with 3,425 units, Guardian Holdings ended $18.51, after exchanging 20,155 shares. National Enterprises traded 4,000 shares at $6.85, National Flour exchanged just 100 shares at $1.75, NCB Financial Group close at $8.45 in trading 3,000 shares, Point Lisas completed trading of 1,000 units at $3.65. Prestige Holdings ended trading at $9, after exchanging 410 shares, Trinidad Cement completed trading of 10,000 stock units to end at $2.80 and Unilever Caribbean completed trading of 1,050 stock units at $26.30.

Big jump in Witco profit

West Indian Tobacco last closed at $110.

Profit before tax jumped a strong 37 percent at the Trinidad based West Indian Tobacco to TT$145 million for the three months period ended March 2019, up from $106 million in 2018.
After providing $45 million for corporate taxes profit rose 38 percent to $100 million.
The impressive results arose from a sharp 21 percent climb in revenues to $227 million and a decline in cost from 36 million in 2018 to $32.4 million in the latest quarter. Also contributing to the improved results, was an rise in gross profit margin to 77.8 percent from 75.3 per cent in 2018 that resulted in gross profit rising 25 percent to $177 million versus $141.5 million in 2018.
The Board approved the payment of a first interim dividend of 83 cents per share payable on June 11 to shareholders on record at the close of business on May 21. Earnings per share climbed to $1.19 from 86 cents in 2018. For the full year, earnings should hit $6.40. The stock that is listed on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange last traded at TT$110 at a PE of 17.

4 TTSE stocks rise 3 fall – Monday

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Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Monday with trading took place in 15 securities against 17 on Friday, with 4 advancing, 3 declining and 8 remaining unchanged.
At the close, the Composite Index lost 4.03 points to end at 1,355.93 the All T&T Index declined 10.44 points to 1,802.70 and the Cross Listed Index added 0.35 points to close at 122.66.
Trading ended with 121,618 valued at $3,007,849 compared to 770,667 shares at a value of $10,507,437 changing hands on Friday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investors Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 closed with lower offers.
Stocks ending with gains| At the close of the market, Clico Investments added 5 cents and settled at $23.05, with 20,000 units changing hands, Guarding Media preference share rose 94 cents and ended at a 52 weeks’ high of $66, after exchanging just 5 shares. Trinidad Cement completed trading of 1,940 stock units and rose 4 cents to end at $2.80 and Sagicor Financial closed with a rise of 35 cent at $9.50, in trading of 1,295 shares.
Stocks closing with losses| First Citizens closed with a loss of $2 to end at $38, after exchanging 3,528 shares, Scotiabank traded 4,000 shares and lost 32 cents to close at $63 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL lost $1.10 in trading 40,266 units to end at $29.
Stocks closing firm|Angostura Holdings completed trading at $15.80, with 70 stock units changing hands, CinemaOne traded 147 shares and closed at $9.95, Grace Kennedy settled at $3.35, with 5,405 units, Guardian Holdings closed at $18.51, after exchanging 13,240 shares, JMMB Group completed trading at $1.69, with 11,800 stock units changing hands. Massy Holdings completed trading of 1,040 units at $55, National Enterprises traded 5,000 shares at $6.85 and Republic Financial Holdings close at $120.11 in trading 4,687 shares.

6 TTSE stocks gained – Friday

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Friday with trading took place in 17 securities against 12 on Thursday, with 6 advancing, 4 declining and 7 remaining unchanged.
At the close, the Composite Index gained 0.58 points to 1,359.96, the All T&T Index declined 1.54 points to 1,813.14 and the Cross Listed Index added 0.38 points to close at 122.31.
Trading ended with 770,667 shares at a value of $10,507,437 changing hands, compared to 106,666 shares at a value of $2,353,874.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investors Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 closed with lower offers.
Stocks ending with gains| At the close of the market, Ansa McAl traded 1,240 shares after adding 3 cents to settle at $55.33, Guardian Holdings increased 1 cent to end at $18.51, after exchanging 425 shares, Massy Holdings rose 20 cents and completed trading 32,228 stock units at $55. Scotiabank gained 4 cents in the trading of 10,560 to close at $63.55, Sagicor Financial closed with a rise of 40 cent at $9.15 in trading of 347,826 shares and Trinidad & Tobago NGL rose 10 cents in trading 5.014 units to end at $30.10.
Stocks closing with losses| Agostini’s fell 1 cent and ended at $23.50, after exchanging 1,470 shares, Clico Investments shed 3 cents and settled at $23, with 80,145 units, Republic Financial Holdings declined $2.89 to close at $120.11 in trading 3,329 shares and West Indian Tobacco dropped $2 to $110, with 350 stock units changing hands.
Stocks closing firm| Angostura Holdings completed trading at $15.80, with 1,940 stock units changing hands, with units, First Citizens ended at $40, after exchanging 2,034 shares, JMMB Group completed trading at $1.69, with 1,130 stock units changing hands. National Enterprises traded 157,040 shares at $6.85, NCB Financial Group exchanged 120,301 shares at $8.45, One Caribbean Media completed trading of a mere 22 shares at $10.30 and Unilever Caribbean closed at $26.30, after exchanging 5,613 shares.

Big move for TTSE – Thursday

West Indian tobacco closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $112.

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended with big gains in the market indices on Thursday.
Trading took place in 12 securities against 17 on Wednesday, with 5 advancing, 3 declining and 4 remaining unchanged and resulted in the Composite Index climbing 7.67 points to 1,359.38, the All T&T Index jumping 15.07 points to 1,814.68 and the Cross Listed Index adding just 0.01 points to close at 121.93.
Trading ended with 106,666 shares at a value of $2,353,874 changing hands, compared to 264,650 shares at a value of $1,709,671.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and none closed with a lower offer.
Stocks ending with gains| At the close of the market, Clico Investments gained 38 cents in close at $23.03, with an exchange of 53,317 stock units, First Citizens Bank gained $2 to end at 52 weeks’ high of $40, after exchanging just 424 shares. One Caribbean Media added 5 cents and completed trading of 16,000 shares at $10.30, Trinidad & Tobago NGL rose 50 cents in trading 11,555 units to end at $30 and West Indian Tobacco jumped $2 to a 52 weeks’ high of $112, with 940 stock units changing hands.
Stocks closing with losses| Ansa McAl declined 6 cents to $55.30, with 790 stock units changing hands, Massy Holdings fell 20 cents trading of 5,750 at $54.80 and Sagicor Financial closed with a rise of 1 cent at $8.75 in trading of 500 shares,
Stocks closing firm| First Caribbean International Bank closed trading of 3,000 units at $8.35, Prestige Holdings closed at $9, with 389 units changing hands, Trinidad Cement ended at $2.75, after exchanging 11,244 shares and Unilever Caribbean closed at $26.30, after exchanging 2,747 shares.

First Citzens at new high on TTSE – Wednesday

First Citizens Bank traded at 52 weeks’ high on Wednesday.

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Wednesday with trading in 17 securities against 16 on Tuesday, with 3 advancing, 7 declining and 7 remaining unchanged.
At close of the market, the Composite Index rose 1.73 points to 1,351.71. The All T&T Index added 3.13 points to 1,799.61, while the Cross Listed Index gained 0.04 points to close at 121.92. Trading ended with 264,650 shares at a value of $1,709,671, compared to 203,635 shares on Tuesday valued at $3,092,200.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 closed with lower offers.
Stocks ending with gains| At the close of the market, First Citizens Bank gained 75 cents and ended at 52 weeks’ high of $38, after exchanging just 20 shares, Prestige Holdings climbed 95 cents to end at $9, with 111 units changing hands and Trinidad Cement ended trading with a gain of 15 cents at $2.75, after exchanging 207,291 shares.
Stocks closing with losses| CinemaOne fell 5 cents in trading 153 shares to close at $9.95, Guardian Holdings closed with a loss of 1 cent at $18.50, trading 300 units, JMMB Group fell 1 cent and completed trading of 9,675 shares at $1.69, National Enterprises shed 20 cents and settled at $6.80, with 1,000 stock units changing hands. One Caribbean Media lost 5 cents and completed trading of 1,625 shares at $10.25, Sagicor Financial closed 16 cents lower and completed trading of 124 shares at $8.74 and Scotiabank concluded trading with a loss of 4 cents at $63.51, with 2,500 stock units changing hands.
Stocks closing firm| Angostura Holdings settled at $15.80, with 14,157 stock units changing hands, Clico Investments closed at $22.65, with an exchange of 1,030 stock units, First Caribbean International Bank closed trading of 10,000 units at $8.35, NCB Financial Group ended at $8.45, after exchanging 1,163 shares. Republic Financial Holdings exchanged 1,804 shares at $123, Trinidad & Tobago NGL traded 5,055 units to end at $29.50 and Unilever Caribbean closed at $26.30, after exchanging 8,795 shares.

Witco jumps $3 to $110 – Tuesday

West Indian Tobacco recovered the $3 lost on Monday to close back at the 52 weeks’ high of $110 on Tuesday, on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on a day when rising stocks outnumbered declining ones by a big margin.
Market activity ended in 16 securities trading with 8 advancing, 1 declining and 7 remaining unchanged, against 17 securities changing hands on Monday. At the close of trading, the Composite Index gained 1.35 points to 1,349.98. The All T&T Index rose 1.68 points to 1,796.48, while the Cross Listed Index gained 0.14 points to close at 121.88.
Trading ended with 203,635 shares at a value of $3,092,200 changing hands, compared to 814,537 shares at a value of $8,160,288, on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 closed with lower offers.
Stocks ending with gains| At the close of the market, Agostini’s gained 18 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $23.51, after exchanging 200 shares, CinemaOne rose 5 cents in trading 208 shares to close at $10, Clico Investments rose 15 cents and ended at $22.65, with 17,000 stock units changing hands. First Citizens closed with a gain of 24 cents and settled at a 52 weeks’ high of $37.25, after exchanging 415 shares, Guardian Holdings gained 1 cent and completed trading of 1,075 units at $18.51. Sagicor Financial finished trading with a rise of 10 cents to end at $8.90, after exchanging 38,894 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed with a gain of 10 cents and completed trading 3,405 units at $29.50 and West Indian Tobacco advanced $3 and ended at $110, with 260 stock units changing hands.
Stocks closing with losses| Ansa Mcal fell 9 cents and completed trading of 1,837 units at $55.24.
Stocks closing firm| Angostura Holdings ended at $15.80, with 25,843 stock units changing hands, Massy Holdings concluded trading at $55, after exchanging 1,325 shares, NCB Financial Group settled at $8.45, in exchanging 69,200 shares, Republic Financial Holdings settled at $123, after trading 2,678 shares. Scotiabank ended at $63.55, with 1,548 stock units changing hands, Trinidad Cement settled at $2.60, after exchanging 19,000 shares and Unilever Caribbean concluded at $26.30, trading 20,955 shares.

More gains for T&T stocks – Monday

Witco stock price pulled back $3.

Fresh from a $12.50 jump on Friday to at 52 weeks’ high of $110, West Indian Tobacco lost $3 to close at $107 on Monday on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange but the market indices recorded gains.
Market activity ended on Monday with trading in 17 securities with 9 advancing, 2 declining and 6 remaining unchanged, against trading 18 on Friday. At close of the market, the Composite Index gained 2.25 points on Monday to 1,348.63. The All T&T Index rose 3.01 points to 1,794.80, while the Cross Listed Index gained 0.20 points to close at 121.74.

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Trading ended with 814,537 shares at a value of $8,160,288, compared to 96,392 shares on Friday valued at $1,897,291.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and one closed with a lower offer.
Stocks ending with gains| At the close of the market, Ansa Mcal traded 1,594 units and rose 1 cent to $55.33, Clico Investments added 1 cent and ended at $22.50, with 40,557 stock units changing hands, First Caribbean International Bank rose 10 cents in trading of 789 units at $8.35. First Citizens rose 1 cent and settled at a 52 weeks’ high of $37.01, after exchanging 150 shares, Grace Kennedy closed with a gain of 5 cents at $3.35, with 144,188 stock units changing hands, National Flour gained 5 cents and completed trading 10,927 units at $1.75. One Caribbean Media rose by 10 cents to close at $10.30, after exchanging 200 shares, Sagicor Financial closed with a gain of 18 cents to $8.80, after exchanging 562,548 shares and Scotiabank added 55 cents to end at $63.55, with 2,685 stock units changing hands.
Stocks closing with losses|Trinidad & Tobago NGL shed 10 cents and completed trading of 31,692 units at $29.40 and West Indian Tobacco lost $3 and ended at $107, with 200 stock units changing hands.
Stocks closing firm| Calypso Macro Index Fund closed trading of 265 shares at $15, JMMB Group closed at $1.70, after exchanging 1,735 shares, Massy Holdings exchanged 9,628 shares to end at $55. National Enterprises ended at $7, with 6,404 stock units changing hands, NCB Financial Group settled at $8.45, after exchanging 700 shares and Unilever Caribbean concluded trading at $26.30, after exchanging 275 shares.

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

Big jump in T&T stocks – Friday

West Indian Tobacco jumped sharply on Friday to end at 52 weeks’ high of $110 on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange and was the main driver in a big gain in the market index at the close.
Trading on to close in 18 securities against 17 on Thursday, with 6 advancing, 3 declining and 9 remaining unchanged.
At close of the market, the Composite Index jumped 8.19 points to 1,346.38. The All T&T Index surged 19.19 points to 1,791.79, while the Cross Listed Index lost 0.42 points to close at 121.54.
Trading ended with 96,767 shares for $1,897,291 compared to 237,591 shares for $2,918,550 on Thursday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended at stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and none closed with a lower offer.
Stocks ending with gains| At the close of the market, Clico Investments concluded trading with 54,728 stock units and gained 14 cents to end at $22.49, Massy Holdings added 1 cent and ended at $55, after exchanging 72 shares, One Caribbean Media increased 3 cents and closed at $10.20, after exchanging 105 shares. Republic Financial Holdings concluded trading with a gain of $2.89 to settle at $123, after exchanging 125 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL rose 10 cents and completed trading at $29.50, with 5,978 units and West Indian Tobacco jumped $12.50 ended at 52 weeks’ high of $110, with 250 stock units changing hands.
Stocks closing with losses| Ansa McAl fell 62 cents and completed trading of 200 units, at $55.32, Grace Kennedy closed with a loss of 5 cents and ended at $3.30, with 2,000 stock units changing hands and National Flour shed 5 cents to close at $1.70, with an exchange of 10,000 units.
Stocks closing firm| Calypso Macro Index Fund closed trading of 375 shares at $15, First Citizens settled at $37, after exchanging 692 shares, Guardian Holdings completed trading 12,401 units at $18.50, JMMB Group ended at $1.70, after exchanging 1,120 shares, NCB Financial Group settled at $8.45, after trading 2,725 shares. Sagicor Financial exchanged 2,291 shares at $8.62, Scotiabank ended at $63, with 555 stock units changing hands,Trinidad Cement settled at $2.60, after exchanging 350 shares and Unilever Caribbean closed at $26.30, trading 2,800 shares.

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