Rising stocks beat decliners in falling market

Price changes on Thursday showed rising stocks outpacing those declining by a wide margin, resulting in the market slipping after trading 244 percent more shares, with 39 percent less value than on Wednesday, to close out trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
The number of stocks trading surged to 20 securities from 13 on Wednesday, and ended, with six stocks rising, two declining and 12 remaining unchanged. The Composite Index lost 3.61 points to end at 1,420.98 the All T&T Index fell 5.98 points to 1,922.95 and the Cross-Listed Index slipped 0.15 points to 123.88.
A total of 539,983 shares traded for $3,609,797 compared to 157,193 units at $5,915,032 on Wednesday.
An average of 26,999 units traded at $180,49  compared to 12,092 at $455,002 on Wednesday, with trading month to date averaging 25,729 units at $422,667 versus 25,592 units at $448,708. The average trade for August amounts to 16,186 units at $226,311.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two stocks with lower offers.
At the close, Angostura Holdings had an exchange of 3,408 shares at $17.10, Ansa Merchant Bank rallied 49 cents to $41.49, with 620 units clearing the market, Clico Investment Fund ended at $26.51 after an exchange of 4,200 stocks. Endeavour Holdings remained at $7.01 in switching ownership of 744 stock units, First Citizens Bank rose 19 cents to $50.50 in an exchange of 2,511 units, FirstCaribbean International Bank traded 280 shares at $6.60. GraceKennedy dropped 5 cents to close at $6.25 in exchanging 14,190 stocks, Guardian Holdings exchanged 9,566 stock units at $32.95, Guardian Media remained at $3.10, with 302,095 stocks crossing the market. JMMB Group traded 123,000 units at $2.22, Massy Holdings declined $2.87 to $82.03 in trading 1,110 stock units, National Enterprises advanced 5 cents to $3.30 while exchanging 361 shares. National Flour Mills ended at $1.90, with 550 units changing hands, NCB Financial Group ended at $8.01 after exchanging 30,592 stock units, One Caribbean Media traded 205 shares at $4.86. Republic Financial Holdings popped 1 cent to 135.46, with 1,849 stock changing hands, Scotiabank spiked $1 to $60 in an exchange of 9,150 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL traded 19,518 stock units at $17. Trinidad Cement popped 6 cents to $3.96 in switching ownership of 10,800 stocks and West Indian Tobacco traded 5,234 units at $30.99.

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

Mixed weekly start for T&TSE

Market activity ended on Monday, after trading 439 percent more shares, with 486 percent greater value than on Friday, resulting in more stocks rising than falling, with the market declining the close of trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
At the close, 14 securities traded compared to 16 on Friday, with five stocks rising, three declining and six remaining unchanged.
The Composite Index fell 4.84 points to 1,420.75, the All T&T Index rose 2.45 points to 1,920.69 and the Cross-Listed Index fell 1.77 points to close at 124.15.
A total of, 781,483 shares traded, for $19,006,735 up strongly from 144,939 units at $3,242,385 on Friday. An average of 55,820 units traded at $1,357,624 compared to 9,059 shares at $202,649 on Friday and month to date averages 25,773 units at $343,133 versus 22,892 units at $245,853. The average trade for August ended at 16,186 units at $226,311.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s rose $1.39 to $24.40, trading 116 shares, Angostura Holdings remained at $17.10 with an exchange of 598 stock units, Clico Investment Fund traded 855 stocks at $26.80. First Citizens Bank popped 1 cent to $50.31 in an exchange of 854 units, GraceKennedy edged 1 cent higher to $6.26, with 491,867 units crossing the market, JMMB Group remained at $2.22 after 52,650 stock units crossed the market. Massy Holdings lost 8 cents to end at $82.02 after clearing the market of 100,375 shares, NCB Financial Group declined 24 cents to $8.01, with 2,628 stocks changing hands, Republic Financial Holdings popped 1 cent to $135.46 in exchanging 195 shares. Scotiabank fell 2 cents to $59 with the swapping of 123,818 units, Trinidad & Tobago NGL increased 4 cents to $16.49 in trading 4,591 stocks, Trinidad Cement remained at $3.91 trading 2,700 stock units. Unilever Caribbean had a switch in ownership of 148 units at $16.40 and West Indian Tobacco remained at $31 while exchanging 88 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

TTSE in consolidation mood

Market activity ended on Friday, with an equal number of stocks rising and falling, with the market closing mixed after trading 84 percent more shares fewer, with 39 percent less value than on Thursday, as the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange ended the week moderately down from the close of last week.
Sixteen securities traded versus 19 on Thursday, with prices of three stocks rising, three declining and 10 remaining unchanged. The Composite Index rose 1.66 points to 1,425.59, the All T&T Index lost 1.15 points to finish at 1,918.24 and the Cross-Listed Index popped 0.65 points to settle at 125.92.
A total of, 144,939 shares traded, for $3,242,385, down from 881,557 units at $5,326,432 on Thursday. An average of 9,059 units traded at $202,649 compared to 46,398 shares at $280,402 on Thursday, with the month to date averaging 22,892 units at $245,853 versus 24,594 units at $251,171. The average trade for August amounts to 16,186 units at $226,311.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, Agostini’s dropped $1.39 to $23.01, after trading 1,00 shares, Angostura Holdings popped 25 cents to $17.10 after exchanging 113 stock units, Ansa Mcal remained at $57 with an exchange of 19,042 units. Ansa Merchant Bank closed at $41, with 329 stocks crossing the exchange, Clico Investment Fund remained at $26.80 trading 11,939 units, First Citizens Bank traded 1,000 stock units at $50.30. GraceKennedy closed at $6.25 in exchanging 40,237 shares, Guardian Holdings ended at $32.95, after 10,000 stocks changed hands, JMMB Group advanced 11 cents to $2.22, with 23,100 stock units crossing the market. Massy Holdings climbed 5 cents to $82.10 after swapping 500 shares, Republic Financial Holdings slipped 1 cent to $135.45 while exchanging 2,414 units, Scotiabank remained at $59.02, with 3,333 stocks clearing the market. Trinidad & Tobago NGL lost 5 cents to end at $16.45, with 26,636 units changing hands, Trinidad Cement closed at $3.91 in an exchange of 1,847 stock units, Unilever Caribbean traded 148 stocks at $16.40 and West Indian Tobacco remained at $31 in switching ownership of 3,301 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Falling stocks dictate Trinidad market

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Falling stocks overwhelmed those rising at the close of market activity on Thursday trading, leading to declines in the market indices after trading of 30 percent fewer shares, with 37 percent less value than on Wednesday, at the close of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
At the close, 19 securities traded compared to 17 on Wednesday, with only two stocks rising, five declining and 12 ended unchanged. The Composite Index declined 2.48 points to 1,423.93, the All T&T Index fell 3.22 points to 1,919.39 and the Cross-Listed Index slipped 0.24 points to settle at 125.27.
A total of 881,557 stock units traded for $5,327,638 compared to 1,254,220 units at $8,445,127 on Wednesday. An average of 46,398 units traded at $280,402 down from 73,778 at $496,772 on Wednesday, with trading month to date, averaging 24,594 units at $251,171 versus 20,862 units at $245,167. The average trade for August amounts to 16,186 units at $226,311.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with the bid higher than the last selling price and two with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s remained at $24.40 trading 2,205 shares, Ansa Merchant Bank ended with an exchange of 290 stock units at $41,  crossing the market, Clico Investment Fund traded 725 stocks at $26.80. Endeavour Holdings remained at $7.01, with 172 units clearing the market, First Citizens Bank shed 1 cent to $50.30 in switching ownership of 100 stock units, GraceKennedy closed at $6.25 after exchanging 463,349 shares. Guardian Holdings fell 5 cents to $32.95 while trading 8,148 units, Guardian Media remained at $3.10 with the swapping of 71,421 units, JMMB Group dropped 4 cents to $2.11 after 200,000 stocks crossed the market. Massy Holdings popped 3 cents to $82.05 in exchange of 4,162 stock units, National Enterprises slipped 15 cents to close at $3.25, with 38,293 shares changing hands, National Flour Mills had an exchange of 4,090 units at $1.90. One Caribbean Media remained at $4.86 exchanging 67,357 units, Republic Financial Holdings popped 1 cent to $135.46, after 237 shares crossed the exchange, Scotiabank close trading of 2,550 stocks at $59.02. Trinidad & Tobago NGL remained at $16.50 trading 6,087 stock units, Trinidad Cement lost 9 cents trading 650 units at $3.91, Unilever Caribbean remained at $16.40, with 1,831 shares crossing the market and West Indian Tobacco remained at $31 in exchanging 9,890 stock units.

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

T&T Stocks suffer losses

Market activity left fewer stocks rising than falling at the close of trading on Friday, with the market declining after trading 129 percent more shares, with 67 percent higher value than on Thursday, as the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange ended trading on a holiday shortened week.

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

Similar to Thursday, trading ended, with 19 securities changing hands, with four rising, 10 declining and five ending unchanged. The Composite Index dropped 1.94 points to 1,426.81, the All T&T Index declined 3.36 points to 1,923.26 and the Cross-Listed Index shed 0.06 points to settle at 125.52.
In total, 147,901 shares changed hands for $2,783,958 compared to 64,644 units at $1,671,339 on Thursday. An average of 7,784 units traded at $146,893 compared to 3,402 at $87,965 on Thursday, with trading month to date averaging 8,937 units at $149,677 versus 9,471 units at $150,967. The average trade for August amounts to 16,186 units at $226,311.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s declined 40 cents in closing at $24 after trading 200 shares, Angostura Holdings fell 53 cents to $16.57, with 3,527 units crossing the exchange, Ansa Merchant Bank fell 4 cents to $41 after trading at 584 stock units. Calypso Macro Investment Fund dropped 30 cents to end at $16.20 after exchanging 430 stocks, Clico Investment Fund advanced 80 cents to $26.80 in an exchange of 9,352 stock units, Endeavour Holdings remained at $7.01 trading 999 units. First Citizens Bank ended at $50.50 while exchanging 500 stocks, FirstCaribbean International Bank closed at $6.65, with 41,266 shares changing hands, GraceKennedy traded 26,100 stock units at $6.30. Guardian Holdings rallied 15 cents to $33 with an exchange of 28,567 shares, JMMB Group remained at $2.15 with the swapping of 13,671 stocks, Massy Holdings shed 90 cents to $82 in trading 8,455 units. National Enterprises added 1 cent in closing at $3.41 and exchanging 100 shares, National Flour Mills popped 1 cent to end at $1.82 in switching ownership of 7,198 stock units, Republic Financial Holdings shed 3 cents ending at $135.45, with 1,500 units crossing the market. Scotiabank fell 49 cents to $59 after exchanging 921 stocks, Trinidad & Tobago NGL lost 5 cents to end at $17.55 with the swapping of 1,050 shares, Trinidad Cement dipped 7 cents to $3.92 in trading 3,135 stock units and West Indian Tobacco declined 50 cents to  $31 in exchanging 346 units.

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

Trading rises on TTSE on Wednesday

Market activity resumed after the independence holiday and ended on Wednesday, with an even number of stocks rising and falling and the market declining after trading 80 percent more shares, with 9 percent higher value than on Monday, at the close of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
At the close, 22 securities traded compared to 20 on Monday, with six stocks rising, six declining and 10 remaining unchanged. The Composite Index fell 1.59 points to 1,430.24, the All T&T Index dipped 5.40 points to 1,929.51 and the Cross-Listed Index gained 0.35 points to settle at 125.58.
A total of, 323,675 shares traded, for $4,515,314 compared to 180,164 units at $4,129,217 on Monday.
An average of 14,713 units traded at $205,378 compared to 9,008 at $206,461 on Monday. The average trade for August was 16,186 units at $226,311.
The 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 had an exchange of 4,188 shares at $24.40, Ansa Mcal fell $1.99 to close at $57, with 154 stocks crossing the exchange, Ansa Merchant Bank ended at $41.04 with an exchange of 45 units. Calypso Macro Investment Fund rallied 30 cents to $16.50, with 1,198 stock units changing hands, Clico Investment Fund declined 15 cents to $26.80 after trading 14,401 units, Endeavour Holdings remained at $7.01 after exchanging 430 shares. First Citizens Bank increased 10 cents to $50.60, with 80 stock units changing hands, FirstCaribbean International Bank traded 140,772 stocks at $6.65, GraceKennedy rose 9 cents to $6.30 in switching ownership of 572 units. Guardian Holdings shed 5 cents in closing at $32.90 in trading 26,641 shares, Guardian Media remained at $3.03 with the swapping of 1,633 stock units, JMMB Group slipped 1 cent to $2.15 while exchanging 18 stocks. L.J. Williams B share remained at $1.35 while trading 700 stock units, National Flour Mills rose 1 cent to $1.81 after 4,676 units crossed the market, NCB Financial Group popped 2 cents to $8.25 in exchanging 110,667 shares. One Caribbean Media spiked 62 cents to $4.88 in an exchange of 1,000 stock, Point Lisas remained at $3.20 in trading 1,000 shares, Republic Financial Holdings dipped 1 cent to $135.45 with 8,198 stocks clearing the market. Scotiabank remained at $59.49 while exchanging 21 units, Trinidad & Tobago NGL declined 6 cents to $17.66 with the swapping of 5,979 stock units, Unilever Caribbean remained at $16.40 with an exchange of 737 stocks and West Indian Tobacco ended at $31.50 in exchanging 565 units.

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

Rallying into the weekend for TTSE

Market activity ended on Friday, trading 27 percent shares fewer shares than on Thursday, resulting in more slightly stocks rising than falling at the close of trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
At the close, 18 securities traded, down from 20 on Thursday, with six stocks rising, five declining and seven remaining unchanged. The Composite Index rallied 5.49 points to settle at 1,430.96, the All T&T Index spiked 6.41 points to 1,933.61 and the Cross-Listed Index added 0.63 points to settle at 125.17.
Just 155,637 shares traded for $1,587,945 versus 157,658 units at $2,165,147 on Thursday. An average of 8,647 units traded at $88,219 compared to 7,883 at $108,257 on Thursday, with the month to date averaging 16,595 units at $227,442 versus 17,025 units at $234,968. The average trade for July amounts to 20,941 units at $221,079.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Angostura Holdings advanced $1.10 in closing at a 52 weeks’ high of $17.10 with an exchange of 45 shares, Ansa Mcal remained at $59, with 20 units changing hands, Ansa Merchant Bank rose 2 cents to close at $41.04 trading 20 stock units. Clico Investment Fund rose 50 cents to $27.50 in an exchange of 16,389 stocks, FirstCaribbean International Bank gained 5 cents in ending at $6.55 in exchanging 5 stocks, GraceKennedy fell 1 cent to $6.29 in exchanging 15,880 stock units. Guardian Holdings shed 25 cents to $32.70 with the swapping of 2,090 units, JMMB Group dipped 1 cent to $2.15, trading 1,970 shares, Massy Holdings jumped $1.84 to $82.99 in exchanging 9 shares. National Enterprises remained at $3.60, 35 stock units crossing the market, National Flour Mills ended at $1.80, with 101,875 units clearing the market, NCB Financial Group rallied 26 cents to $8.25 after exchanging 25 stocks. Point Lisas closed at $3.20 after 20 stocks crossed the market, Republic Financial Holdings fell 3 cents to $135.45 in trading 2,390 stock units, Scotiabank traded 3,850 shares at $58.60. Trinidad & Tobago NGL dipped 1 cent to $17.72 with an exchange of 7,536 units, Trinidad Cement closed at $3.90 after exchanging 270 shares and West Indian Tobacco traded 3,208 stock units at $31.50.

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

Stocks fall on TTSE

Market activity ended on Wednesday, with funds passing through the market rising 269 percent after investors traded 291 percent shares than on Tuesday, resulting in more stocks falling than rising at the close of trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

At the close, 22 securities traded, up from 18 on Tuesday, with five stocks rising, nine declining and eight remaining unchanged. The Composite Index shed 9.30 points to close at 1,427.52, the All T&T Index lost 8.91 points to settle at 1,927.89 and the Cross-Listed Index fell 1.36 points to 125.03.
A total of  654,189 shares traded for $11,484,592, up from 167,428 units at $3,108,263 on Tuesday. An average of 29,736 units traded at $522,027 compared to 9,302 at $172,681 on Tuesday. The average trade for the month to date amounts to 17,609 units at $243,064 versus 16,692 units at $221,974. The average trade for July ended at 20,941 units at $221,079.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ending with bids higher than the last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, Agostini’s remained unchanged at $24.40 in trading 934 shares, Angostura Holdings fell 60 cents in closing at $15.50 after 43 stocks crossed the market, Ansa Mcal traded one share at $59. Ansa Merchant Bank rallied 2 cents to $41.02 with the swapping of 748 stock units, Clico Investment Fund gained 10 cents in ending at $27.10 after exchanging 8,024 stock units, Endeavour Holdings remained at $7.01 after trading 1,080 units. First Citizens Bank declined 50 cents to $50, with 3,421 stocks crossing the exchange, FirstCaribbean International Bank traded 2,202 shares at $6.50, GraceKennedy lost 2 cents in closing at $6.30 with an exchange of 213,765 stocks. Guardian Holdings remained at $32.90 with 21,269 units changing hands, Guardian Media spiked 39 cents to $3.03 while exchanging 10,000 shares, JMMB Group shed 14 cents to close at $2.16 in exchanging 62,318 stock units. Massy Holdings rose 74 cents to $82.75 in switching ownership of 49,914 stock units, National Enterprises dropped 30 cents at $3.60 after 14,940 shares crossed the market, National Flour Mills added 1 cent in closing at $1.79, with 9 units changing hands. NCB Financial Group shed 36 cents to $7.99, with 229,406 stocks clearing the market, Prestige Holdings remained unchanged at $7 after 2,460 stocks crossed the exchange, Republic Financial Holdings remained at $135.48, with 17,318 shares changing hands. Scotiabank dropped 10 cents to end at $58.90, with 837 stock units crossing the market, Trinidad & Tobago NGL close at $17.76 in exchanging 5,671 units, Trinidad Cement declined 6 cents to $3.90 in trading 2,531 shares and West Indian Tobacco fell 50 cents to $31.50, with 7,298 units clearing the market.

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

Trinidad stocks spike market higher

Market activity moved all three market indices higher at the close of trading Wednesday, but the investors traded 78 percent fewer shares with a value that is 14 percent greater than on Tuesday on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange after the market closed, with more stocks declining than rising.
Trading ended with 15 securities changing hands down from 17 on Tuesday, with the prices of three stocks rising, five declining and seven closing unchanged. The Composite Index popped 3.92 points to 1,428.52, the All T&T Index inched 0.42 points higher to close at 1,931.54 and the Cross-Listed Index rose 1.07 points to settle at 124.70.
The market closed with an exchange of 115,604 shares, accounting for $4,110,494 compared to 521,865 units at $3,591,687 on Tuesday. An average of 7,707 units traded for the day at $274,033 from an average of 30,698 at $211,276 on Tuesday. An average of 18,017 units valued at $233,743 traded for the month to date, in contrast to 18,750 units at $230,879. The average volume and value for the previous month were 20,941 units at $221,079.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the Trinidad and Tobago market shows four stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s traded 4,235 shares at $24.40, Angostura Holdings swapped 806 shares at $16.48, Ansa Merchant Bank shed 50 cents to close at $41 with an exchange of 1,926 units, Calypso Micro Index Fund lost a cents to close at $16.49 tin trading 50 shares. Clico Investment Fund dropped $1.99 to $25.51 in exchanging 11,200 shares, First Citizens Bank rose 20 cents to $50.20 trading 9,673 units. Guardian Holdings popped 40 cents to $33 in trading 5,225 units, JMMB Group traded 900 shares at $2.22, Massy Holdings closed at $82 with an exchange of 28,826 units, NCB Financial Group rallied 41 cents to $8.40 trading 48,313 shares, Republic Financial Holdings traded 700 shares but slipped 6 cents to $135.51. Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed at $17.90 after exchanging 1.388 units, Scotiabank traded 449 shares at $58.80, Unilever Caribbean lost 2 cents to close at $16.40, with 300 shares changing hands and West Indian Tobacco closed at $32 in trading 1,613 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Rise of stock market trading in Trinidad

Investors pumped 188 percent more funds into the stock market on Friday and exchanged 121 percent more shares than they did on Thursday at the close on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange and leading the market indices into a mild rally.
A total of 19 securities changed hands down from 20 on Thursday and leading five stocks higher, four lower than the prior day, while 10 closed unchanged.
The Composite Index popped 0.52 points to 1,424.25, the All T&T Index rose 0.60 points to 1,934.73 and the Cross-Listed Index rallied 0.06 points to 123.04.
A total of 266,699 shares changed hands for $7,531,138, up from 120,821 units at $2,613,965 on Thursday. An average of 14,037 units traded at $396,376 compared to 6,041 at $130,698 on Thursday. The average trade for the month to date amounts to 17,273 shares at $245,597 compared to 17,667 units at $227,233. The average trade for July ended at 20,941 units at $221,079.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one stock with a lower offer.
At the close, Agostini’s traded 111 shares at $24.40, Ansa Merchant Bank rose 50 cents in an exchange of 500 shares at $41, Clico Investment Fund fell 48 cents to $27.01, with 136 stocks crossing the exchange. FirstCaribbean International Bank traded 15,328 shares at $6.50, First Citizens Bank closed at $50 in trading 71,161 units, GraceKennedy ended at $6.40 after an exchange of 8,576 stocks. Guardian Holdings rallied 45 cents to $32.95, with 83,870 shares crossing the market, Guardian Media rose 20 cents to $3.10 trading 23,489 shares, JMMB Group rallied 1 cent to $2.11 in trading 3,046 units. Massy Holdings ended at $81.75 while exchanging 2,690 stock units, National Enterprises had an exchanged of 47 shares at $3.90, National Flour Mills ended at $2, with 12,410 stocks changing hands. NCB Financial Group dipped 1 cent to $7.99 trading 35,584 shares, One Caribbean Media traded 4,000 and gained 30 cents to end at $4.50, Prestige Holdings closed at $$7.50 with 43 shares changing hands, Republic Financial Holdings dipped 37 cents to $135.57 in an exchange of 2,879 units, Trinidad & Tobago NGL popped 50 cents to $18 with 1,274 stock units clearing the market. Trinidad Cement lost 10 cents after 165 shares were traded at $3.80 and Unilever Caribbean closed at $16.40 after trading 1,390 shares.

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