Trading activity picks up on T&TSE

There was board based trading activity on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday, with the number of securities traded jumping well over Thursday’s level after investors traded 47 percent fewer shares with values dropping 76 percent than on Thursday.

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Trading ended with 20 securities changing hands, up from 14 on Thursday and eight stocks rising, seven declining and five remaining unchanged. The Composite Index lost 0.29 points to 1,331.42, the All T&T Index dropped 10.31 points to 1,776.00, while the Cross Listed Index gained 1.35 points to close at 119.91.
Trading closed with an exchange of 201,264 shares, for $3,068,905 compared to 376,254 units at $12,888,807 on Thursday. An average of 10,063 units traded at $153,445 compared to an average of 26,875 at $920,657 on Thursday. An average of 12,087 units traded at $309,370 for the month to date versus 12,436 units at $336,255. The average trade for December ended at 14,490 units at $237,988.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
In trading, Agostini’s slipped 8 cents in closing at $23.90, with just one share in crossing the market, Clico Investment Fund ended at $25.45 with an exchange of 685 shares, Endeavour Holdings shed 25 cents in closing at $11.25 after trading 200 units. First Citizens Bank lost 1 cent to close at $43.99, with an exchange of 222 stock units, First Caribbean International Bank ended 1 cent higher at $7.05 trading 1,350 units, Grace Kennedy rose 10 cents to end at $3.80, with 267 units changing hands. Guardian Holdings lost 4 cents to end at $20.50, in exchanging 47,590 units, Guardian Media gained 25 cents to close at $3.25 trading just one unit, JMMB Group finished 3 cents higher at $1.95, after exchanging 65,298 shares. L.J Williams B share shed 5 cents to end at $1.45, in transferring 1,000 units, Massy Holdings ended at $59, with 3,975 stock units changing hands, National Flour Mills advanced 15 cents to $2.45, in switching ownership of 27,000 shares. NCB Financial Group picked up 5 cents to close at $8.30, with an exchange of 1,989 stocks, One Caribbean Media settled at $4.85, after a transfer of 5,295 stock units, Republic Financial Holdings fell $3.25 to $136.75, in trading 1,000 shares. Scotiabank shed 50 cents after ending at $57.50, with 6,781 stock units crossing the market, Trinidad & Tobago NGL rose 39 cents to $15.50, with the swapping of 304 shares, Trinidad Cement gained 5 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $3.40, in exchanging 770 shares. Unilever Caribbean closed at $16.70 after clearing the market with 15,169 stock units and West Indian Tobacco remained at $35.35, in trading 22,367 shares.

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

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