Two companies exist ICTOP10

As was the case last week, the Jamaica stock market continues to consolidate as it awaits developments that will push investors to act decisively. At the same time, the Main Market traded heavily and sat below the close of the previous week but the Junior Market mostly traded above the prior week’s close.
After just one week in the ICTOP10, Tropical Battery price rose this week and resulted in the stock falling outside the top flight, to be replaced by Lasco Manufacturing that dropped out during the previous week. In the Main Market, Scotia Group slipped out of the TOP10 and Radio Jamaica reentered.
At the end of the week, Tropical Battery rose 9 percent to $2.60, Image Plus Consultants gained 6 percent to close at $2.05, Paramount Trading rallied 5 percent to $2.20 and Iron Rock Insurance rose 4 percent to end at $2.50. Honey Bun fell 8 percent to $7.07 and was the only one of only two stocks to decline for the week, with the other slipping by just one percent.
In the Main Market, 138 Student Living popped 11 percent to $5.56, while Berger Paints fell 8 percent to $9.75, followed by a 5 percent decline for Jamaica Broilers to close at $30.
At the end of the week, the average PE for the JSE Main Market TOP 10 is 5.6, well below the market average of 14.7, while the Junior Market Top 10 PE sits at 6.6 versus the market at 12.8, important indicators of the level of the undervaluation of the ICTOP10 stocks currently. The Junior Market is projected to rise by 208 percent and the Main Market TOP10 an average of 275 percent, to May this year. The major concern for the Main Market achieving such gains by May is that the list is dominated by financial companies that are out of favour and may need to see the summer months before full interest of investor start to show.
The Junior Market has 16 stocks representing 33 percent of the market, with PEs from 15 to 31, averaging 21 compared with the above average of the market. The top half of the market has an average PE of 18. The above average shows the extent of potential gains for the TOP 10 stocks. The situation in the Main Market is similar, with the 18 highest valued stocks priced at a PE of 15 to 116, with an average of 28 and 21 excluding the highest valued stocks and 28 for the top half excluding the highest valued stock.
ICTOP10 focuses on likely yearly winners, accordingly, the list includes some of the best companies in the market but not always. ICInsider.com ranks stocks based on projected earnings, allowing investors to focus on the most undervalued stocks and helping to remove emotions in selecting stocks for investments that often result in costly mistakes.
IC TOP10 stocks are likely to deliver the best returns up to the end of May 2023 and are ranked in order of potential gains, computed using projected earnings for the current fiscal year. Expected values will change as stock prices fluctuate and result in weekly movements in and out of the lists. Revisions to earnings are ongoing, based on receipt of new information.

Persons who compiled this report may have an interest in securities commented on in this report.

JSE Main Market edged up on trading gains

Trading gained strength on the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market  on Friday with the volume of stocks traded rising 48 percent with a 188 percent rise in value compared to Thursday, after 60 securities changed hands compared to 55 on Thursday, with 23 rising, 20 declining and 17 ending unchanged.
A total of 8,306,314 shares were traded for $100,793,237 compared to 5,605,407 units at $34,963,663 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 138,439 shares at $1,679,857 compared with 101,916 units at $635,703 on Thursday and month to date, an average of 135,871 units at $1,223,350 compared with 134,495 units at $978,777 on the previous day. January closed with an average of 205,236 units at $1,805,558.
Wigton Windfarm led trading with 4.53 million shares for 54.5 percent of total volume followed by Massy Holdings with 699,277 units for 8.4 percent of the day’s trade and Sagicor Select Financial Fund with 435,064 units for 5.2 percent market share.
The All Jamaican Composite Index advanced 394.82 points to 381,036.58, the JSE Main Index rallied 796.94 points to 337,795.57 and the JSE Financial Index popped 0.13 points to close at 80.69.
The PE Ratio, a formula to ascertain appropriate stock values, averages 14.7 for the Main Market. The JSE Main and USD Market PE ratios incorporate earnings forecasted by ICInsider.com for companies with financial year ends between November 2022 and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 10 with lower offers.
At the close, Caribbean Producers lost 45 cents in closing at $11.53 with an exchange of 12,342 shares, Eppley advanced $2.49 to $39.99 after trading 30 units, Guardian Holdings rallied $10 to close at $535 after exchanging one stock unit. Jamaica Broilers popped $1 to $30 with a transfer of 179,133 stocks, JMMB Group fell 48 cents to $34.47 with the swapping of 18,477 units, Kingston Properties gained 41 cents to close at $7.40 in switching ownership of 9,606 shares. Kingston Wharves advanced $1 to $35 with one stock unit changing hands, Margaritaville rose 95 cents to $22.95 with an exchange of one stock unit, Massy Holdings climbed $1.39 to close at $80 after 699,277 stock units crossed the market. Mayberry Investments rose 76 cents to $8.77 after a transfer of 101 units, Mayberry Jamaican Equities advanced $1.81 to close at $12.91 in an exchange of 1,055 shares, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy climbed $5.69 to $98 after trading one stock. NCB Financial declined $3 to a 52 weeks’ low of $77 after 122,024 units passed through the market, following the release of first quarter results to December with lower profit before other comprehensive income. 138 Student Living shed 44 cents in ending at $5.56 after 2,450 shares were traded, Palace Amusement climbed $201.99 in closing at $2,399.99 after switching ownership of 375 stocks. Sagicor Group rallied $2 to settle at $51 with the swapping of 25,843 stock units, Scotia Group lost 40 cents to finish at $34.50 as investors exchanged 353,714 units, Seprod dipped $1 to end at $65 in transferring 3,550 shares and Supreme Ventures shed 50 cents to close at $25 after 117,645 stock units cleared the market.
In the preference segmentProductive Business 10.50% preference share popped $150 after ending at a 52 weeks’ high of $1,250 with 30 stocks changing hands, Jamaica Public Service 7% gained 50 cents in closing at a record high of $6 in exchanging 128 shares and 138 Student Living preference share rose $1.50 to $75.50 with investors transferring 516 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

More declines for Junior Market

Trading closed on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Friday with moderate changes from Thursday after trading took place in 45 securities down from 47 on Thursday, and ended with 17 rising, 14 declining and 14 closing unchanged and resulting in a fall in the market index by 19.95  points to 3,940.47 and ending the week lower than the start of the year.
A total of 6,415,297 shares were exchanged for $16,382,248 against 5,986,665 units at $16,728,284 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 142,562 shares at $364,050 compared to 127,376 units at $355,921 on Thursday. Trading for the month to date averages 163,960 units at $417,012 compared with 174,426 stock units at $442,917 on the previous day. January closed with an average of 239,755 units at $646,375.
Tropical Battery led trading with 1.52 million shares for 23.6 percent of total volume followed by recently listed Image Plus Consultants, with 968,564 units for 15.1 percent of the day’s trade and iCreate with 927,094 units for 14.5 percent of market share.
The PE Ratio, a measure of computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.8. The PE ratios of Junior Market stocks incorporate ICInsider.com projected earnings for the financial years ending between November 2022 and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At the close, Access Financial dipped 99 cents in closing at $23.01 in an exchange of 204 shares, CAC 2000 advanced $1.25 to close at $8.35 in switching ownership of 12 stock units, Caribbean Assurance Brokers lost 10 cents to finish $2.04 in trading 500 stocks. Fontana rallied 40 cents after ending at $9 and trading 49,813 units, Fosrich gained 15 cents to close at $3.68 as investors exchanged 338,220 units, GWest Corporation popped 13 cents to end at $1.10 after transferring 3,064 stock units. Honey Bun shed 36 cents in ending at $7.07 in switching ownership of 3,327 shares, iCreate rose 22 cents to $2.15 with the swapping of 927,094 stocks, following a release of the company signing an agreement to acquire Visual Ideas Execution Limited, ISP Finance popped 44 cents to $27.94 after exchanging 721 units. JFP Ltd gained 7 cents to settle at $1.77, with 293,494 shares crossing the market, Knutsford Express fell $1.50 to $11 with 1,948 stocks changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing rose 64 cents to $4.70 with a transfer of 28,371 stock units. Main Event fell $1.04 to $9.20 after 7,713 units passed through the market, Medical Disposables shed 80 cents to close at $4.61 after trading 20,474 stocks, MFS Capital Partners gained 20 cents in closing at $3.21 after an exchange of 441,437 stock units. Stationery and Office Supplies popped 50 cents to end at $15.50 with investors transferring just 1,627 shares and Tropical Battery gained 15 cents in closing at $2.60 after 1,515,045 stock units cleared the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading picks upon JSE USD market Friday

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Trading picked up steam on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Friday, with a 12 percent rise in the volume of stocks exchanged, leading to a 61 percent jump in value over Thursday, following trading in eight securities, compared to seven on Thursday with five rising, one declining and two ending unchanged.
Overall, 291,324 shares were exchanged for US$20,906 compared with 260,566 units at US$12,989 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 36,416 shares at US$2,613 versus 37,224 shares at US$1,856 on Thursday, with a month to date average of 38,137 shares at US$2,421 compared with 39,121 units at US$2,311 on the previous day. January ended with an average of 48,604 units for US$4,865.
The JSE USD Equities Index rose 0.51 points to 223.44.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 14.8. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November 2022 and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ending with a bid higher than the last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share rallied 0.02 of a cent to end at 7 US cents after 3,283 shares passed through the market, Proven Investments increased 0.84 of one cent in ending at 20 US cents in an exchange of 11,800 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share advanced 0.47 of a cent to 9.98 US cents after an exchange of 24,718 units. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share lost 0.6 of one cent in closing at 8.9 US cents and trading 13,505 stocks and Transjamaican Highway remained at 0.92 of one US cent in an exchange of 230,000 stock units.
In the preference segmentProductive Business 9.25% preference share gained 89 cents to end at US$12 after trading 23 stocks. JMMB Group 5.75% popped 4 cents in closing at US$2.01 with investors transferring 4,215 shares and JMMB Group 6% ended at US$1 with 3,780 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE Main Market rise as Junior Market falls

Trading picked on the Jamaica Stock exchange on Friday and led to the JSE Main Market and the USD Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closing higher, but the  Junior Market declined for a third consecutive day following the big jump it enjoyed on Monday and Tuesday.
Trading ended with an exchange of 15,002,754 shares, down from 11,852,477 units on Thursday, valued at $117 million up from $51.7 million on the previous day. Trading on the JSE USD market resulted in investors exchanging US$20,906 compared with US$12,989 on Thursday.
At the close, the Combined Market Index gained 557.08 points to 351,286.59, the  All Jamaican Composite Index added 394.82 points to end at 381,036.58, the JSE Main Index rallied 796.94 points to end at 337,795.57, the Junior Market lost 19.95 points to end at 3,940.47 and the JSE US dollar market popped 0.51 points to close at 223.44.
The market’s PE ratio ended at 23 based on 2021-22 earnings and 13.9 times those for 2022-23 at the close of trading.
Investors need pertinent information to successfully navigate many investment options in the local stock market. The ICInsider.com PE ratio chart and the more detailed daily report charts provide investors with regularly updated information to help decision-making.
Investors should use the chart to help make rational investment decisions by investing in stocks close to the average for the sector and not going too far from it unless there are compelling reasons to do so. This approach helps to remove emotions from investment decisions and put in on fundamentals while at the same time not being too far from the majority of investors. Investors who buy when the price of a stock is close to the average will find that they are not inclined to overpay for a stock.
The ICInsider.com PE Ratio chart covers all ordinary shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. It shows companies grouped on an industry basis, allowing easy comparisons between the same sector companies and the overall market.
The net asset value of each company is reported as a guide to assess the value of stocks based on this measure quickly. The chart also shows daily changes in stock prices and the percentage year to date price movement based on the last traded prices. Dividends payable and yields for each company are shown in the Main and Junior Markets’ daily report charts that show the closing volume for the bids and offers.
The EPS & PE ratios are based on 2021 and 2022 actual or projected earnings, excluding major one off items. The PE Ratio is the most popular measure used to determine the value of stocks.

 

Trading plunges on the Trinidad Exchange

More stocks declined that gained on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday as trading activity fell compared to Thursday, with a 59 percent fall in the volume of stocks changing hands, with an 80 percent lower value, resulting in 18 securities trading compared with 21 on Thursday, with prices of three stocks rising, six declining and nine remaining unchanged.
Investors traded 239,632 shares for $4,387,314. compared to 578,879 stock units at $21,821,167 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 13,313 shares at $243,740 versus 27,566 units at $1,039,103 on Thursday. Trading month to date averages 25,862 shares at $715,691 compared to 31,966 units at $945,289 on the previous day. The average trade for January amounts to 28,440 at $235,404.
The Composite Index increased 2.41 points to end at 1,324.11, the All T&T Index rallied 3.46 points to 1,980.77, the SME Index remained unchanged at 57.12 and the Cross-Listed Index climbed 0.18 points to end at 86.99.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s remained at $56 after a transfer of 8,481 shares, Angostura Holdings ended at $23.74, with 495 stock units clearing the market, Ansa McAl popped $1.99, ending at $50 after an exchange of 480 units. Calypso Macro Investment Fund remained at $20.25 after 211 stocks were traded, First Citizens Group ended at $50, with 200 stocks crossing the market, FirstCaribbean International Bank gained 4 cents in ending at $6.15 with investors transferring 4,549 units. GraceKennedy ended at $4.75 as 720 shares passed through the market, Guardian Holdings shed 20 cents to end at $25.80 in trading 233 stock units, JMMB Group remained at $1.99 with one stock changing hands. L.J. Williams B share dipped 15 cents to $2.55 in an exchange of 600 units, Massy Holdings remained at $4.49 in switching ownership of 197,706 shares, National Enterprises climbed 39 cents in closing at $3.99 after an exchanging of 1,114 stock units. One Caribbean Media ended at $3.50, with 1,000 stocks crossing the market, Point Lisas ended at $3.55 with a transfer of 545 stock units, Republic Financial fell $3.50 to $134 with an exchange of 20,999 shares. Scotiabank added 1 cent in closing at $77.94 with 523 units changing hands, Trinidad & Tobago NGL dropped 25 cents to $21 in trading 1,600 shares and West Indian Tobacco lost 1 cent to close at $20.50, with 175 units crossing the exchange.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE Main Market Trading drops as rising stocks beat

For a second consecutive day, trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market fell at the close of market activity on Thursday, flowing from a 41 percent decline in the volume of stocks passing through the market with a 53 percent fall in value compared to Wednesday, resulting from 55 securities trading versus 57 on Wednesday, with 24 rising, 17 declining and 14 ending unchanged.
A total of 5,605,407 shares were exchanged for $34,963,663 versus 9,458,006 units at $74,659,322 on Wednesday.
Trading averaged 101,916 units at $635,703 compared with 165,930 shares at $1,309,813 on Wednesday and month to date, an average of 134,495 units at $978,777 well below the average of 205,236 units at $1,805,558 for January.
Wigton Windfarm led trading with 2.30 million shares for 41.1 percent of total volume, followed by Sagicor Select Financial Fund with 734,269 units for 13.1 percent of the day’s trade and Transjamaican Highway with 712,258 units for 12.7 percent market share.
The All Jamaican Composite Index shed 1,290.43 points to end at 380,641.76, the JSE Main Index dipped 784.27 points to 336,998.63 and the JSE Financial Index popped 0.09 points to close at 80.56.
The PE Ratio, a formula to ascertain appropriate stock values, averages 14.3 for the Main Market. The JSE Main and USD Market PE ratios incorporate earnings forecasted by ICInsider.com for companies with their financial year ends between November 2022 and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows nine stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and six with lower offers.
At the close, Caribbean Cement gained 47 cents to end at $58.99 after 1,620 shares were traded, First Rock Real Estate fell $1.19 to $12.75 as investors traded 22,840 stock units, GraceKennedy advanced $3.99 to $78.49 with 48,856 stocks changing hands. Guardian Holdings rose $1 to close at $525 with 896 units crossing the market, Jamaica Broilers fell $1.99 ending at $29 with the transfer of 180,788 shares, Jamaica Stock Exchange shed 70 cents to finish at $14.50 with the swapping of 24,001 units. JMMB Group advanced $1.95 to $34.95 in an exchange of 35,031 stock units, Kingston Properties rallied 44 cents to $6.99 after 395 stocks cleared the market, Kingston Wharves dipped $1 to $34 trading 10,600 stock units. Massy Holdings declined $1.39 in closing at $78.61 after switching ownership of 5,190 units, Mayberry Investments shed 76 cents to end at $8.01 with investors transferring 723 shares, Mayberry Jamaican Equities declined $1.83 to close at $11.10 after 94,250 stocks passed through the market. NCB Financial advanced $2.50 in closing at $80 in transferring 15,495 units, 138 Student Living popped $1 to $6 with 197,838 shares changing hands, Palace Amusement climbed $8 in ending at $2,198 with a transfer of 667 stocks. Sagicor Group gained 40 cents to settle at $49 trading 2,252 stock units, Sterling Investments lost 40 cents to close at $2.60 with the swapping of 10,000 shares and Supreme Ventures shed 60 cents to end at $25.50 after an exchange of 91,761 units.
In the preference segmentEppley 5% preference share lost 94 cents to end at $22 after a transfer of 6 stocks and 138 Student Living preference share fell $1.50 in closing at $74 in switching ownership of 427 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE USD market dips for a second day

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended on Thursday, with the volume of stocks changing hands declining 9 percent and resulting in a 33 percent fall in the value compared to Wednesday, following trading in seven securities, compared with seven on Wednesday with one rising, three declining and three ending unchanged.
Overall, 260,566 shares were traded for US$12,989 compared with 287,125 units at US$19,364 on Wednesday.
Trading averaged 37,224 units at US$1,856 down from 41,018 shares at US$2,766 on Wednesday, with month to date average of 39,121 shares at US$2,311. January ended with an average of 48,604 units for US$4,865.
The JSE USD Equities Index slipped 0.54 points to end at 222.95.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 10. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November 2022 and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share dropped 0.02 of a cent in ending at 6.98 US cents after 35,761 shares were traded, Proven Investments lost 0.84 of a cent to end at 19.16 US cents while exchanging 16,700 stock units, Sterling Investments popped 0.18 of a cent in closing at 1.99 US cents as 494 stocks passed through the market. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share ended at 9.51 US cents 16,850 units crossing the market and Transjamaican Highway remained at 0.92 of one US cent with investors exchanging 187,273 stocks.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share fell 3 cents to US$1.64 after a transfer of 488 units and JMMB Group 6% ended at US$1 trading 3,000 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Another day of slippage for JSE Markets

All markets of the Jamaica Stock Exchange dropped on Thursday, continuing the losses on Wednesday, following slippage in trading in the overall market compared with the prior day.
Trading ended with an exchange of 11,852,477 shares, down from 19,398,419 units on Wednesday, valued at $51.7 million down from $95.1 million on the previous day. Trading on the JSE USD market resulted in investors exchanging US$12,989 compared with US$19,364 on Wednesday.
At the close, the Combined Market Index dropped 1,059.23 points to 350,729.51, the All Jamaican Composite Index shed 1,290.43 points to end at 380,641.76, the JSE Main Index fell 784.27 points to 336,998.63, the Junior Market fell 35.38 points to 3,960.42 and the JSE US dollar market slipped 0.54 points to close at 222.93.
The market’s PE ratio ended at 23.1 based on 2021-22 earnings and 13.8 times those for 2022-23 at the close of trading.
Investors need pertinent information to successfully navigate many investment options in the local stock market. The ICInsider.com PE ratio chart and the more detailed daily report charts provide investors with regularly updated information to help decision-making.
Investors should use the chart to help make rational investment decisions by investing in stocks close to the average for the sector and not going too far from it unless there are compelling reasons to do so. This approach helps to remove emotions from investment decisions and put in on fundamentals while at the same time not being too far from the majority of investors. Investors who buy when the price of a stock is close to the average will find that they are not inclined to overpay for a stock.
The ICInsider.com PE Ratio chart covers all ordinary shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. It shows companies grouped on an industry basis, allowing easy comparisons between the same sector companies and the overall market.
The net asset value of each company is reported as a guide to assess the value of stocks based on this measure quickly. The chart also shows daily changes in stock prices and the percentage year to date price movement based on the last traded prices. Dividends payable and yields for each company are shown in the Main and Junior Markets’ daily report charts that show the closing volume for the bids and offers.
The EPS & PE ratios are based on 2021 and 2022 actual or projected earnings, excluding major one off items. The PE Ratio is the most popular measure used to determine the value of stocks.

 

Stocks mostly gain but Trinidad exchange falters

Rising stocks outpace those declining, two to one on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Thursday, with the volume of stocks traded declining slightly compared with Wednesday, with a 66 percent higher value, resulting in 21 securities trading up from 16 on Wednesday, with prices of eight stocks rising, four declining and nine remaining unchanged.
Investors traded 578,879 shares for $21,821,177 versus 603,880 stocks at $13,154,529 on Wednesday.
An average of 27,566 units were traded at $1,039,103 compared to 37,743 shares at $822,158 on Wednesday, with trading month to date averaging 31,966 shares at $945,289 versus 37,743 units at $822,186 on the previous day. The average trade for January amounts to 28,440 at $235,404.
The Composite Index lost 3.59 points to close at 1,321.70, the All T&T Index fell 4.70 points to 1,977.31, the SME Index remained unchanged at 57.12 and the Cross-Listed Index declined 0.34 points to 86.81.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows five stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s increased $2 to a 52 weeks’ high of $56, with 19 shares crossing the exchange, Angostura Holdings lost 1 cent in closing at $23.74 after switching ownership of 125 stocks, Ansa McAl popped 1 cent to $48.01 as investors exchanged 5,204 stock units. Calypso Macro Investment Fund ended at $20.25 with 600 units clearing the market, First Citizens Group dipped 49 cents in ending at $50 with the swapping of 1,918 units, FirstCaribbean International Bank climbed 1 cent in closing at $6.11 as 2,386 shares passed through the market. GraceKennedy gained 5 cents to $4.75, with 31,155 stocks changing hands, Guardian Holdings remained at $26 after an exchange of 218,509 stock units, JMMB Group ended at $1.99 in exchanging 2,250 stock units. L.J. Williams B share remained at $2.70 with a transfer of 10 stocks, Massy Holdings ended at $4.49 with trading in 25,399 units, National Enterprises declined 11 cents in closing at $3.60 after 115,000 shares changed hands. National Flour Mills advanced 1 cent to close at $1.51, with 10,100 stocks crossing the market, One Caribbean Media rose 39 cents to $3.50 while exchanging 30,000 stock units, Point Lisas rallied 5 cents to end at $3.55 with 459 units changing hands. Prestige Holdings remained at $7 after a transfer of 1,650 shares, Republic Financial remained at $137.50 with an exchange of 98,145 shares, Scotiabank ended at $77.95 in trading 17,649 stock units. Trinidad & Tobago NGL remained at $21.25 as 15,744 units changed hands, Unilever Caribbean increased 30 cents in closing at $13.90 with investors transferring 1,086 stocks and West Indian Tobacco fell 80 cents to end at $20.51 in trading 1,471 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.