TTSE stocks open in July with gains

Trading remained elevated on the close of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday, with the volume and value of stocks traded declining marginally lower than on Thursday, flowing from 21 securities traded compared to 19 on Thursday, with three rising, eight declining and 10 remaining unchanged, and leading the major indices to rise at the close as Angostura Holdings jumped $2.09 to a 52 weeks’ high.
A total of 2,007,601 shares were traded for $12,573,616, down from 2,330,498 units at $13,044,397 on Thursday. An average of 95,600 units traded at $598,744 versus 122,658 shares at $686,547 on Thursday. The average trade for June amounts to 55,705 units at $392,249.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, Agostini’s ended at $46 after trading 616 shares, Angostura Holdings increased by $2.09 to $24.98 in switching ownership of 16 stocks, Ansa McAl remained at $56.05, following the trading of 1,030 units. Ansa Merchant Bank lost 50 cents in closing at $42.50 with 10 stock units crossing the market, Clico Investment Fund rose 20 cents to $28.80 after 20,164 stock units changed hands, First Citizens Group shed 1 cent to $50 with the swapping of 200 units. FirstCaribbean International Bank ended unchanged at $5, with an exchange of 1,322,830 stocks, GraceKennedy dropped 29 cents to $5.50 after exchanging 553,344 shares, JMMB Group popped 11 cents to end at $2.41 while trading 100 stock units. L.J. Williams B share fell 13 cents to close at $1.95 in trading 1,000 stocks, Massy Holdings remained at $5.16, with 1,336 units crossing the market, National Enterprises declined 1 cent in closing at $3.24 after exchanging 10,000 shares. National Flour Mills ended unchanged at $1.75, with 362 stock units changing hands, NCB Financial Group finished at $5.50 after exchanging 3,000 units, Point Lisas ended at $3.40, with 520 stocks clearing the market. Prestige Holdings fell 20 cents to $6.75 in trading 70,199 shares, Republic Financial Holdings remained at $141 with an exchange of 9,731 shares, Scotiabank finished at $77.50 with an exchange of 2,500 stocks. Trinidad & Tobago NGL slipped 21 cents to $20.62 with the swapping of 24 stock units, Trinidad Cement finished at $3.70 while exchanging 5,024 units and West Indian Tobacco shed 85 cents to close at $22.50, with 5,595 shares crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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