Witco jumps $1.96 as 9 stocks fell on TTSE

WITCO_Tobacco280x150West Indian Tobacco closed $1.96 higher to a new 52 weeks high in trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange, on a day when 16 securities changed hands of which 5 advanced, 9 declined and 2 traded firm, with a total of 997,076 units, valued at $6,925,563.
At the close of the market, the Composite Index rose 1.79 points to close at 1,142.53, the All T&T Index gained 3.42 points to close at 1,964.40 and the Cross Listed Index increased by a mere 0.02 points to end at 42.00.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Grace Kennedy contributed 78,458 shares with a value of $301,244, while gaining just 1 cent to $3.84, Republic Bank with 63 units at closed at $119.97 with a gain of 7 cents. Scotiabank gained 5 cents in trading 80 shares at $58.22, Trinidad Cement with 500 shares closed 2 cents higher, at $2.02 and West Indian Tobacco gained $1.96 to end the day at $121 while trading only 251 shares.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Ansa Merchant Bank traded 1,000 at $39.41 down by 1 cents and Massy Holdings fell 2 cents to close at $68.47.
TTSE sum 20-11-14 Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 100,340 shares valued at $2,260,353 closed unchanged at $22.50, Firstcaribbean International with 515,650 shares changing hands for a value of $2,578,250 closed at $5, First Citizens Bank traded 2,663 shares at $36.75. Guardian Holdings traded 1,000 units at $13.50, followed by Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 249,259 shares valued at $112,166, to close at 45 cents, National Commercial Bank with 5,000 shares ended at $1.15, One Caribbean Media added 15,225 shares valued at $382,147, to close at $25.10, Prestige Holdings traded 4,000 units at $9.56 and Sagicor Financial Corporation traded 8,997 shares to close at $6.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 4 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and none with offers that were lower.

Six all in Wednesday’s TTSE trading

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange resulted in 14 securities changing hands of which 6 advanced, 6 declined and 2 traded firm. On Tuesday only 1 stock rose to 6 declining ones. Overall market activity led to dealing in 495,472 units, valued at $8,933,884.
TTSE sum 15-10-14At the close of the market, the Composite Index lost 0.25 rose points to close at 1,141.71, the All T&T Index fell by 0.18 points to close at 1,969.54 and the Cross Listed Index declined 0.05 points to end at 41.09.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Ansa Merchant Bank closed at $39.40 by gaining a cent with 1,000 shares changing hands, to close at a new 52 weeks’ high, Berger Paints traded 100 shares to close with a gain of 4 cents to end at $3.65, for a new 52 weeks’ high, First Citizens Bank gained 4 cents to end the day at $36.65, Massy Holdings closed with 23,286 units trading at $68.60 for a value of $1,596,488, in gaining 8 cents, Sagicor Financial Corporation had 1,000 shares being active to close at $6.25, an increase of 5 cents and Trinidad Cement with 36,385 shares traded for $67,676 put on a cent to end at $1.85.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings added 29,087 shares valued at $363,661 shedding just 5 cents to $12.50. Guardian Media closed at $19.75 after dropping a cent with 200 shares traded, National Flour Mills with 41,386 shares changing hands for a value of $48,835 lost 2 cents and ended at $1.18, National Enterprises lost 2 cents in trading 1,000 units at $17.60, Point Lisas Industrial Port Development Corporation traded 3,000 shares at $4 while losing a cent, Scotia Investments contributed 32,958 shares with a value of $47,789 and lost 5 cents to close at $1.45
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 294,074 shares valued at $6,484,332 remained at $22.05 and National Commercial Bank with 26,000 units closed at $1.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 1 stock with the bid higher than the last selling price and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.

6 stocks up 4 down on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Tuesday, saw 17 securities changing hands of which 6 advanced, 4 declined and 7 traded firm with a total of 209,317 units, valued at $1,645,611. At the close, there were two stocks closing, at 52 weeks’ high and one at 52 weeks’ low.
TTSE sum 30-9-14The Composite Index rose 0.07 points to close at 1,145.12, the All T&T Index fell by 0.17 points to close at 1,976.30 and the Cross Listed Index increased by 0.04 points to end at 41.10.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Ansa Merchant Bank with only 100 shares and closed with a 3 cents gain at $39.37, a new 52 weeks high, First Citizens Bank contributed 5,309 shares with a value of $193,455 to gain 2 cents at $36.44, while Guardian Holdings added 5,000 shares valued at $67,450 and closed 14 cents up at $13.49, Massy Holdings stock price increased 37 cents to end at $68.89, while trading 500 shares, Prestige Holdings hit a new 52 weeks’ price high, as 500 shares traded at $9.55, with a 5 cents gain, followed by Scotia Investments with a volume of 10,000 to end 5 cents higher at $1.50.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with a volume of 18,438 shares valued at $405,886, declined by 2 cents to end at $22, One Caribbean Media traded 831 shares, 2 cents lower at $25.33, Republic Bank traded 2,972 shares at $121.50 for a 20 cents decline, conversely, Scotiabank fell 5 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $59.95 with 1,985 shares changing hands.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings 2,000 shares at $12.75, Ansa McAL put through 1,420 units and closed at $66.20, Firstcaribbean International Bank 2,674 shares at $5, Grace Kennedy 1,943 units at $3.76, Jamaica’s National Commercial Bank with 128,445 shares changing hands for a value of $128,445 closed at $1. Praetorian Property Mutual Fund traded 12,000 unit at $3.40, Sagicor Financial 200 shares at $6.21 and Sagicor Financial 6.5% preference share traded unchanged at US$1.13 with 15,000 shares.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator showed only 1 stock with the bid higher than the last selling price and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.

Little change in prices on TTSE

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Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange resulted in 13 securities changing hands of which 3 advanced, 4 declined and 6 traded firm. A total of 219,305 units changed hands, with a value of $2,848,235.
The Composite Index lost 0.20 points to close at 1,146.46, the All T&T Index fell by 0.06 points to close at 1,980.17 and the Cross Listed Index fell by 0.04 points to end at 40.94.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, TTSE sum 17-9-14Ansa Merchant Bank trading 145 shares to close with a gain of 1 cent, at $39.34, a new 52 weeks’ high, Massy Holdings traded 1,720 units with a 1 cent gain, to end at $68.51 and West Indian Tobacco increased by 5 cents to $118.08 with 225 shares..
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are Agostini’s with 56,845 shares changing hands, for a value of $980,576 and fell 9 cents to close at $17.25, Flavorite Foods traded 200 units and ended with a loss of 5 cents at $5.70, for a new 52 weeks’ low, National Enterprises with 2,000 units, closed with a loss of 1 cents at $17.75 and Scotia Investments with a volume of 53,155 shares traded for $77,075, lost 5 cents at $1.45.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 41,880 shares valued at $921,360 and remained at $22, while First Citizens Bank traded 7,008 shares and closed at $36, Guardian Holdings added 9,250 shares valued at $124,875 to close at $13.50, National Flour Mills with 355 units closed at $1.30, Republic Bank had 122 units changing hands at $121.73 and Sagicor Financial contributed 46,400 shares with a value of $289,995 at $6.25.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with the bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 stocks with offers that were lower.

Trading picks up on TTSE, will it last?

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange picked up on Thursday, with 18 securities changing hands of which 5 advanced, 4 declined and 9 traded firm. A total of 530,642 units changed hands, with a value of $11,604,991.
TTSE 4-9-14The Composite Index advanced by 4.05 points to close at 1,147.04, the All T&T Index fell by just 0.24 points to close at 1,981.65 and the Cross Listed Index increased by 1.12 points to end at 40.90.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Ansa Merchant Bank gaining 10 cents to close at $39.21, a new 52 weeks’ high, with 1,000 shares changing hands, Firstcaribbean International Bank gained 25 cents, to end at $5 while trading 1,000 shares, Guardian Media 15,706 shares, traded with a 1 cent gain to $19.76, a new 52 weeks’ high, Sagicor Financial Corporation traded 9,700 shares, to close with a gain of 1 cent at $6.25 and West Indian Tobacco with 4,000 shares with a value of $472,080, inched up a cent to $118.02.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Agostini’s with 377,511 units changing hands for a value of $6,512,065, fell 12 cents, to close at $17.25, Clico Investment Fund traded 9,294 shares valued at $204,454, but remained at $21.99 for a cent decline, Massy Holdings with 500 shares traded, lost 7 cents at $68.43 and Republic Bank with 300 shares, declined 3 cents to close at $121.79.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, ANSA McAL with 47,997 shares, traded for $3,179,801 to close at $66.25, First Citizens Bank with 1,289 units traded, closed at $35.95, Grace Kennedy contributed 28,534 shares with a value of $101,296 and ended at $3.55, Guardian Holdings added 15,864 shares valued at $214,323 as it closed at $13.51, National Commercial Bank traded 10,000 units at $1, National Enterprises with 500 shares, closed at $17.75, Prestige Holdings traded 1,857 shares at $9.40, Scotiabank with 590 units changing hands, closed at $61.99 and Unilever Caribbean with 5,000 shares with a value of $315,800, closed at $63.16.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 2 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 6 stocks with offers that were lower.

Activity continues to be low on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Monday was moderate, with 10 securities changing hands of which 1 advanced, 1 declined and 8 traded firm, with 105,220 units changing hands, carrying a value of $5,004,784.
TTSE 18-8-14The Composite Index barley rose by 0.01points to close at 1,150.10, the All T&T Index rose by just 0.02 points to close at 1,985.56 and the Cross Listed Index was unchanged at 41.19.
Gains| Massy Holdings (now the official name of the former Neal & Massy) was the sole stocks increasing in price at the close, with 52,030 shares changing hands, for a value of $3,564,582 as the price closed at $68.51, with the gain of a cent.
Declines| Clico Investment Fund traded 14,400 shares, valued at $317,003 and closed at $22.01, down a cent to be the sole declining stock, at the end of trading.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings with 11,870 shares traded for $151,343, to end at $12.75, ANSA McAL added 8,814 shares valued at $584,363 to close at $66.30, First Citizens traded 3,410 shares to close at $35.51, Guardian Holdings contributed 10,000 shares with a value of $143,000 and closed at $14.30, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 3,663 shares, closed at 41 cents and West Indian Tobacco 1,033 units traded to close with a gain of a cent to $118.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 6 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 2 stocks with offers that were lower.

Moderate price changes on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Thursday saw 12 securities changing hands of which 3 advanced, 2 declined and 7 traded firm with 745,726 stocks changing hands with a value of $5,950,491.
TTSE sum 14-18-14The Composite Index lost 0.53 points, to close at 1,150.48, the All T&T Index fell 1.07 points, to close at 1,986.31 and the Cross Listed Index remained at 41.19.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close, are National Flour Mills with 6,152 shares to gain 5 cents and ended at $1.10, Trinidad Cement with 77,000 shares valued at $154,352 enjoyed a 5 cents to end at $2 and Unilever Caribbean with 100 shares, closed with a gain of 1 cent to end at $$63.06 for a new 52 weeks high. Trinidad Cement released results for the June quarter, showing profit before tax bettering by a small amount, the results last year, coming in at $26.5 million versus $23.4 million, but after accounting for a non-recurring charge of nearly $26 million and lower finance cost.
Declines| The stocks that declined at the end of trading, are First Citizens Bank, contributing 58,943 shares with a value of $2,093,908 as the price slipped by 28 cents to $35.52, while Point Lisas Industrial Port Development added 7,000 shares valued at $29,050 and lost 5 cents to end at $4.15.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading, are Ansa Merchant Bank in trading 3,357 units at $39.11, Berger Paints with 500 shares, closed at $3.61, Clico Investment Fund traded 137,798 shares valued at $3,031,556, but the price remained at $22, Guardian Holdings exchanged 715 units for $14.30 each, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 450,000 shares changing hands for a value of $184,502, ended at 41 cents, Sagicor Financial had 1,263 shares changing hands at $6.50 and West Indian Tobacco with 1,998 units closed at $118.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 5 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.

Scotia drops $1.48 on TTSE, more coming

In trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange, Scotiabank continues the slide, dropping $1.50 at the end of Friday’s market close, to a new 52 weeks low. The fall is a continuation of the negative response to the fall in profit for the April quarter, and the slow pace at which some investors, gingerly tried to extricate themselves from the stock. The stock has now lost $6.50 or 9.28 percent since the results were released at the end of May.
TTSE -8-8-14The stock lost $4.87 from July 31 to present, and is poised for a larger fall as there was no bid on the stock at the end of trading with an offer at the last traded price to sell 5,371 units.
There was activity in 14 securities in trading of which 5 advanced, 5 declined and 4 traded firm with 483,828 units changing hands, valued at $2,332,657. At the close of the market the Composite Index lost 2.91 points to 1,152.28, the All T&T Index fell by just 5.86 points to 1,989.60 and the Cross Listed Index increased by a mere 0.01 points to end at 41.23.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close, are ANSA McAL that gained 2 cents to end at $66.30 while trading 400 shares, First Citizens with 3,820 units valued at $137,520 as the price closed 1 cent higher at $36. Grace Kennedy traded 1,728 shares to close with a gain of a cent at $3.46 and Trinidad Cement with 400,000 shares changing hands, for a value of $746,468, the price ended at $1.90, up 4 cents.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are Massy Group with 4,924 shares, valued at $339,461, to close down 2 cents at $68.93, National Enterprises added 7,707 shares valued at $138,714, to close a cent lower at $17.99, Republic Bank lost 3 cents to close at $121.94, in trading 1,950 shares, Sagicor Financial with 38,059 shares traded for $249,258, closed 2 cents lower at $6.53 and Scotiabank dropped $1.48 to close at $63.50, but only traded 137 shares.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading, are Ansa Merchant Bank with 4,903 shares, valued at $191,756 to end at $39.11, Berger Paints contributed only 200 shares, at $3.61, Clico Investment Fund traded 2,000 shares valued at $44,000 and remained at $22, Guardian Holdings contributed 14,000 shares with a value of $200,190, as it closed at $14.30 and Scotia Investments traded 4,000 units to close at $1.40.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 2 stocks with offers that were lower.

Scotiabank pulls down market

For the second consecutive day of trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange, the price of Scotiabank share fell by more than a dollar as investors marked the price down, to better reflect the marked fall in results that were reported for the second quarter to April.
The fall in the bank’s price, was the main contributor to the downward movement in the market, on Tuesday. In overall trading, 13 securities changed hands, the price of only 1 stock advanced, 5 declined and 7 traded firm as 454,888 units changed hands, with a value of $11,302,210.
The Composite Index lost 3.34 points to close at 1,155.61, the All T&T Index fell by 6.66 points to close at 1,995.66 and the Cross Listed Index remained at 41.31.
TTSE sum 5-8-14Gains| The only stock increasing in price at the close, is Clico Investment Fund Traded 374,294 shares valued at $8,234,491 and advanced by 49 cents to end at $22.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading, are Republic Bank with 6,513 shares changing hands, valued at $794,288 while losing 4 cents to $121.95, Scotiabank with a volume of 19,286 shares valued at $1,255,336, but dropped $1.01 to close at $64.98, a new 52 weeks low and Trinidad Cement with 4,000 units at 4 cents less, at $1.86.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, ANSA Mcal with 2,000 shares at $66.30, Ansa Merchant Bank with 6,395 shares at $39.11, valued at $250,108, First Citizens traded 9,812 units at $36, with a value of $353,296, Guardian Holdings with 3,500 at $14.30, Massy Group with 2,000 shares, traded at $69, National Enterprises traded 575 units at $18, National Flour Mills with 4,650 shares at $1.05, Scotia Investments with 21,513 shares changing hands for a value of $30,058 and closed at $1.40 and West Indian Tobacco traded 350 units to close at $118.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.

Scotia finally drops, down $1.65 on TTSE

In Thursday’s trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange, Scotiabank finally, gave up a fair amount of the past gain in stock price that was no longer merited, based on the fall in second quarter results, dropping $1.65 to close at $66.72 for a new 52 weeks low. The stock has been setting, to suffer a sharp fall, for three weeks but small volumes, resulted in the price inching down each day that it traded.
TTSE 31-7-14Elsewhere in trading 16 securities changed hands of which 3 advanced, 7 declined and 6 traded firm with 280,074 stocks changing hands, with a value of $4,257,707. The Composite Index lost 3.93 points to close at 1,160.81, the All T&T Index fell by 6.47 points, to close at 2,005.91 and the Cross Listed Index fell by a mere 0.18 points to end at 41.33.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close, are Ansa Merchant Bank with 1,237 shares closing up 1 cents at $39.11, a new 52 weeks high. Clico Investment Fund traded 8,244 units, valued at $178,895, advanced by 2 cents to end at $21.70, Point Lisas Industrial Port Development gained 5 cents, to end at $4.20, a new 52 weeks high, while trading 13,400 shares with a value of $194,772.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are First Citizens Bank traded 350 units at $36.66, to decline by 34 cents, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 20,571 shares, the price lost 4 cents to end at 41 cents, followed by Massy Group with 4,196 units at $69 after losing 40 cents, National Flour Mills traded 1,000 shares to close at $1 for a loss of a cent, Sagicor Financial Corporation contributed 29,245 shares as it lost a cent, to end at $6.66, Scotiabank with a volume of 40,719 shares traded for $2,717,546, closed down $1.65 at $66.72 and Trinidad Cement with 139,410 shares changing hands, for a value of $264,879, closed 3 cents lower at $1.90.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading, are Angostura Holdings with 500 shares at $12.75, Grace Kennedy exchanged 6,000 shares to close at $3.45, Guardian Holdings with 10,202 shares valued at $145,889 to end at $14.30, National Commercial Bank contributed just 2,000 shares as the price closed at $1.05, National Enterprises traded 450 units to close at $18 and West Indian Tobacco with 2,550 shares at $118.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 2 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 1 stock with the offer that was lower.