Trading levels fall on TTSE

Activity fell at the close of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Wednesday, with the volume of stocks traded declining 12 percent and the value 39 percent lower than on Tuesday, and resulted in declining stocks dominating those rising.
Overall, 309,327 shares traded for $2,147,712 compared to 350,266 units at $3,548,053 on Tuesday. An average of 17,185 units traded at $119,317 versus 16,681 shares at $168,955 on Tuesday, with trading month to date averaging 52,330 shares at $377,417 versus 66,392 units at $363,761. The average trade for May amounts to 45,890 units at $370,328.
Eighteen securities traded, down from 21 on Tuesday, with two rising, six declining and ten remaining unchanged. The Composite Index rallied 1.70 points to 1,378.16, the All T&T Index lost 9.24 points to end at 2,040.72 and the Cross-Listed Index rose 1.88 points to settle at 93.68.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows five stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two stocks with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s traded 122 shares at $46, Angostura Holdings popped $2.09 to $22.89, with 31,541 units changing hands, Ansa McAl declined 85 cents to $56.05 with the swapping of 20 stock units. Clico Investment Fund fell 20 cents to close at $28.60, with 3,439 stocks crossing the market, First Citizens Group ended unchanged at $50.01 with an exchange of 2,032 shares, FirstCaribbean International Bank remained at $5 in trading 50,416 units. GraceKennedy ended unchanged at $5.50 in an exchange of 17,311 stocks, JMMB Group closed at $2.30 after trading 125,438 stock units, Massy Holdings slipped 1 cent to $5.17 after 4,847 shares crossed the market. National Enterprises shed 1 cent to close at $3.24 with an exchange of 25,000 stock units, NCB Financial Group rallied 25 cents to $5.25 with 36,565 stocks clearing the market, One Caribbean Media ended at $4.15 in exchanging 2,838 units. Point Lisas ended at $3.40 as 88 stock units passed through the exchange, Scotiabank dropped 50 cents to close at $77.50 after exchanging 1,626 stocks, Trinidad & Tobago NGL finished at $20.90 after trading 38 units. Trinidad Cement climbed 10 cents to end at $3.70 in switching ownership of 1,999 shares, Unilever Caribbean remained at $13.90 while exchanging 148 units and West Indian Tobacco remained at $23.35, trading 5,859 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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