Trinidad stocks falter on increase trades

Market activity spiked on Tuesday after investors traded 106 percent more shares than on Monday and carried 69 percent higher value as trading, resulting in more stocks falling than rising and pushing the market indices down at the close of trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock markets Exchange.
At the close, 19 securities traded compared to 16 on Monday, with three stocks rising, eight declining and eight remaining unchanged.
The Composite Index declined 8.86 points to settle at 1,416.59, the All T&T Index dropped 17.14 points to 1,928.57 and the Cross-Listed Index remained unchanged at 121.74.
A total of 307,359 shares traded for $3,882,610, up from 149,102 units at $2,292,097 on Monday.
An average of 16,177 units traded at $204,348 compared to 9,319 at $143,256 on Monday. The average trade, month to date amounts to 23,344 units at $236,106 versus 23,795 units at $238,104. The average trade for June amounts to 45,770 units at $724,497.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows five stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, Agostini’s traded 702 shares at $24.55, Angostura Holdings remained at $16.49 with a transfer of 136 units, Ansa McAL declined $2 to end at $58 in switching ownership of 256 stock units. Calypso Macro Investment Fund settled at $16.50 after trading 1,500 units, Clico Investment Fund shed 50 cents to $27, with 24,508 stock units clearing the market, First Citizens Bank closed at $50 in exchanging 5,703 shares. GraceKennedy slipped 15 cents to $6.15, with 217,673 stocks crossing the market, Guardian Holdings dropped 75 cents to $33 in an exchange of 9,050 shares, Guardian Media remained at $3.10 in transferring 884 units. Massy Holdings popped 6 cents to $80.50 with the swapping of 2,189 stocks, National Enterprises dipped 5 cents to $3.85 with 2,000 shares clearing the market, National Flour Mills rallied 4 cents to $2.04 in switching ownership of 1,387 stocks. NCB Financial Group dipped 1 cent to $8 with 15,691 stock units changing hands, Point Lisas closed at $3.15 with an exchange of 3,000 stocks, Prestige Holdings slipped 5 cents to $7.45 in switching ownership of 2,000 shares. Republic Financial Holdings inched 1 cent higher to $135.51 in exchanging 5,229 stocks. Scotiabank shed 75 cents to end at $59 with an exchange of 168 shares, Trinidad Cement closed at $3.75 in trading 2,640 stocks and Unilever Caribbean remained at $16.33 with 12,643 units crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

More gains for TTSE stocks

Market activity pushed nearly half of stocks trading higher on Tuesday, with the market rising after 71.4 percent fewer shares changed hands than on Monday at the close of trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
At the close 17 securities traded up from 16 on Monday, with eight rising, five declining and four remaining unchanged. The Composite Index rose 6.06 points to 1,357.54, the All T&T Index gained 12.37 points to finish at 1,839.45, and The Cross-Listed Index shed 0.10 points to close at 117.98.
At the close, 111,300 shares changed hands for $2,813,902, down from 389,324 units at $5,982,945 on Monday.
An average of 6,547 units traded at $165,524, down 24,333 at $373,934 on Monday. An average of 16,870 units traded at $305,862 for the month to date versus 17,974 units at $320,866. The average trade for April amounted to 11,472 units at $184,959.
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 ended at $15.51 with an exchange of 182 shares, Ansa Mcal declined 2 cents to $56.73 in trading 902 stocks, Clico Investment Fund rose 15 cents to $25.25, with 43,600 units clearing the market. First Citizens Bank rose 4 cents to $46.79 and finished trading 3,110 stock units. FirstCaribbean International Bank climbed 23 cents to $6.49 after 199 shares changed hands, Guardian Holdings gained $1.95 to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $32.95, with 29,618 units trading, Guardian Media dropped 24 cents to $3.01, with 150 units crossing the exchange. Massy Holdings climbed $2.76 to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $68.76 in exchanging 78 shares, National Flour Mills ended at $2.30 with an exchange of 126 shares, NCB Financial Group added 1 cent to close at $8.21 in trading 15,642 stock units. One Caribbean Media closed at $4.50 while exchanging 10,000 stock units, Republic Financial Holdings rose $1.78 to $134.56 after an exchange of 1,800 units, Scotiabank shed 10 cents to end at $54.90 with an exchange of 67 stock units. Trinidad & Tobago NGL advanced 50 cents to $15, with 2,460 units crossing the market, Trinidad Cement fell 5 cents to $3.25 with the swapping of 149 stocks, Unilever Caribbean closed at $16.30 in switching ownership of 120 shares and West Indian Tobacco lost 2 cents to end at $32.49 in exchanging 3,097 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Jamaican listing ignites Guardian price on TTSE

After languishing for a long time around the $20 region on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange, Guardian Holdings’ shares started to rally with the announcement that the stock would relist in Jamaica. On Wednesday, after listing in Kingston, the price jumped more than 10 percent on Thursday to close up $3 to a 52 weeks’ high of  $29, in trading 6,921 shares.
Market activity ended on Thursday with the market rising after trading 57 percent fewer shares, carrying a lower value of 46 percent than Wednesday, resulting in 18 securities trading compared to 14 on Wednesday, with four stocks rising, four declining and ten ending unchanged. The Composite Index advanced 2.58 points to 1,335.49, the All T&T Index added 4.60 points to end at 1,792.81, and the Cross-Listed Index added 0.06 points to settle at 118.58.
At the close, 93,952 shares traded at $2,443,596, down from 225,060 units at $4,538,675 on Wednesday. An average of 5,220 units traded for the day at $135,755 compared to 16,076 at $324,191 on Wednesday. An average of 10,760 units traded at $185,001 for the month to date versus 13,13 units at $206,107. The average trade for April amounted to 11,472 units at $184,959.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ending with the bids higher than the last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s remained at $24.40 after trading 6,512 shares, Angostura Holdings traded unchanged at $15.50 with 50 stocks changing hands, Ansa McAL ended at $56.75 with 1,260 stock units clearing the market, Clico Investment Fund lost 5 cents to end at $25.10 in transferring 1,380 stocks. First Citizens Bank remained at $46.45 after trading 1,066 units, FirstCaribbean International Bank traded 110 stock units unchanged at $6.50, Guardian Media climbed 24 cents to $3.25 in exchanging 1,000 units, JMMB Group picked up 1 cent to settle at $1.81 in transferring 1,000 stocks, Massy Holdings traded 6,881 shares at $65.National Flour Mills lost 1 cent to close at $2.39, with 12,143 stocks changing hands, One Caribbean Media closed at $4.50 after trading 590 stock units, Point Lisas lost 5 cents to finish at a 52 weeks’ low of $2.95, with 30 units clearing the market. Republic Financial Holdings remained at $132.52 after 5,922 shares changed hands, Trinidad & Tobago NGL gained 3 cents to close at $13.50 after exchanging 48,260 stock units, Scotiabank closed at $54.65 transferring 360 units. Unilever Caribbean slipped 1 cent to $16.3 after trading 267 shares and West Indian Tobacco remained at $32.98 after an exchange of 200 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Market rise with equal gains & losses

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Market activity ended on Friday, with the market rising after investors traded 116 percent more shares than on Thursday, resulting in an equal number of stocks rising and falling at the close of trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
Trading ended with 18 securities changing hands compared to 17 on Thursday, with the prices of five stocks, five falling and eight remaining unchanged.
The Composite Index carved out a gain of 3.37 points to settle at 1,343.12, the All T&T Index rose 7.70 points to 1,778.65 and the Cross-Listed Index dipped 0.14 points to 122.79.
Overall, 364,112 shares traded at $6,522,247 compared to 168,405 units at $16,795,510 on Thursday.
An average of 20,228 units traded for $362,347 compared to 9,906 at $987,971 on Thursday. An average of 12,783 units traded at $364,386 the month to date, versus 12,373 units at $364,499 on Thursday. The average for March amounted to 15,920 units for $307,754.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, Agostini’s ended at $26 while trading 1,152 shares, Angostura Holding advanced 40 cents to $15.40 in an exchange of 317 units, Ansa McAl rose 99 cents to $54 in trading 1,020 stock units. Clico Investment Fund declined 9 cents to $25.40 after 22,236 stocks were traded, Endeavour Holdings stayed at $11, with 135 stocks crossing the market, Grace Kennedy gained 19 cents to close at $4.94 with 5,380 units crossing the exchange. Guardian Holdings shed 25 cents to end at $25 with the swapping of 112,339 shares, Guardian Media closed at $3.25, with the trading of 106,982 units. JMMB Group ended at $1.82 with an exchange of 11,454 stocks, Massy Holdings rose 15 cents to end at $63.90, with 15,519 stocks crossing the market, NCB Financial Group closed at $8.50 after trading 49,830 units. Prestige Holdings settled at $7.50 after an exchange of 13 shares, Republic Financial Holdings rose 8 cents to  $131.83, with 2,407 stock units changing hands, Scotiabank shed 29 cents in closing at $54.71 with the swapping of 1,790 shares. Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed at $14.99 in an exchange of 6,685 stock units, Trinidad Cement ended at $3, exchanging 2,500 units, Unilever dipped 10 cents in ending at $16.10 trading 3,980 shares and West Indian Tobacco dipped 1 cent to close at $32.50, with 20,373 units changing hands.

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

Witco bounces back on TTSE Monday

West Indian Tobacco price rose 11 percent on Monday in recovering the loss suffered on Friday on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange and helped in moving the market higher after more stocks rose than declined.
Trading closed with an exchange of 16 percent fewer shares, with the value of stocks changing hands dropping 37 percent compared to Friday. The market ended with twelve securities trading, down from ten on Friday, and closed with four stocks advancing, three declining and five remaining unchanged. Trading resulted in an exchange of 57,704 shares for $1,530,562 compared to 68,422 shares valued $2,428,494 on Friday.
The average trade for the day amounted to 4,809 units at $127,547 versus an average of 6,842 units at $242,849 for each security on Friday. For the month to date, the average trade amounts to 15,008 shares at $276,057 compared to 15,818 units at $287,860 on Friday. In contrast, September closed with an average of 12,021 shares for $174,137.
The T&T Composite Index gained 8.78 points to 1,309.07; the All T&T Index jumped 15.85 points to end at 1,748.88, while the Cross Listed Index added 0.22 points to close at 115.33.
The Investors Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of four stocks higher than their last selling price and four with lower offers.
Stocks rising|Guardian Holdings traded 3,402 shares and gained 1 cent to close at $19.01, JMMB Group rose 4 cents, exchanging 1,365 stock units to close at $1.79. Scotiabank advanced 10 cents to close at $55.10, with gains of 10 cents in trading 5,257 shares and West Indian Tobacco regained lost ground by adding back the $3.40 lost on Friday to close at $33.50, with an exchange of 40 units.
Stocks declining|Trinidad and Tobago NGL shed 5 cents and closed at $14.95, in the trading of 7,353 stock units, Trinidad Cement ended 5 cents lower at $2 in an exchange of 25 units and Unilever Caribbean lost 17 cents to close at $16.80 with 300 shares changing hands.
Stocks trading firm|Angostura traded 5,000 shares at $16.90, Clico Investments ended unchanged at $25.26, with 28,557 stocks changing hands, Guardian Media settled at $4.75, in trading 345 shares, NCB Financial traded 4,560 shares at $7.95 and Republic Financial Holdings closed at $142, with 1,500 stock units changing hands

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

 

 

 

 

 

TTSE closes lower on Thursday

Trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Thursday with the major indices down marginally, after 16 percent more shares traded than on Tuesday but with a 32 percent fall in value.

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

The market closed with 12 securities trading, similar to Wednesday and closing with two stocks advancing, four declining and six remained unchanged and the prices of two companies closed at 52 weeks’ low. Trading resulted in 58,623 shares for $720,497compared to 50,648 shares valued $1,054,449 on Wednesday.
The average trade for the day amounted to 4,885 units at $60,041 versus an average of 4,221 units at $87,871 for each security on Wednesday. For the month to date, the average trade amounts to 16,455 shares at $291,052 compared to 17,531 units at $312,541 on Wednesday. In contrast, September closed with an average of 12,021 shares for $174,137.
The T&T Composite Index lost 0.69 points to 1,309.41, the All T&T Index shed 0.77 points to end at 1,765.00, while the Cross Listed Index slipped 0.08 points to close at 115.38.
The Investors Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of two stocks higher than their last selling price and six with lower offers.
Stocks rising First Citizens rose 71 cents to $45.71 in exchanging 3,529 stock units and Trinidad and Tobago NGL gained 5 cents to close at $15, with a transfer of 13,131 shares.
Stocks declining Grace Kennedy lost 3 cents trading 24,000 shares to settle at $3.55, Guardian Media ended at a 52 weeks’ low of $4.75, with a loss of 25 cents transferring 3,000 stock units, National Enterprises exchanged 1,200 units at $3.92, after losing 3 cents and One Caribbean Media shed 10 cents to finish at 52 weeks’ low of $$4.80, with 4,763 stock units changing hands.
Stocks trading firmClico Investments traded 1,950 stock units at $25.26, Massy Holdings transferred 915 units at $58.50, NCB Financial Group exchanged 2,400 stock units at $7.9. Point Lisas closed at $3.15, with a transfer of 435 units, Scotiabank held firm at $55, with 100 units crossing the exchange and West Indian Tobacco ended at $33.50, in trading 3,200 stock units.

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

TTSE stocks falter on Tuesday

The Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange ended trading on Tuesday, with the market declining after investors swapped 247 percent more shares than on Monday, resulting in declining stocks outnumbering rising ones on a three to one ratio.
The market closed with twelve securities trading with two stocks advancing, six declining and four unchanged.  The volume of stocks passing through the market amounted to 134,360 shares valued at $3,706,470 compared to 38,763 shares for $1,040,330 on Monday from 14 securities.
The average trade on Tuesday amounted to 11,197 units at $308,872 versus an average of 2,769 stock units for $74,309 for each security. For the months to date, the average trade amounted to 11,418
Units at $142,394 compared to an average of 11,437 shares at $128,226 up to Monday. In contrast, August closed with a higher average of 15,631 shares at $367,803.
The T&T Composite Index declined by 2.82 points to 1,325.15, The All T&T Index shed 1.51 points to 1,797.48, while the Cross Listed Index lost 0.57 to close at 115.19.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investors Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of five stocks higher than its last selling price and two with lower offers.
Stocks rising Clico Investments rose 10 cents to $25.10, with an exchange of 16,921 shares and First Caribbean International Bank gained 3 cents to end at $7.08 in trading 19,585 shares.
Stocks declining Grace Kennedy closed 28 cents lower at $3.21, with 43,041 shares crossing the exchange, Massy Holdings shed 50 cents transferring 3,125 units to finish at $58.50, National Enterprises lost 4 cents to settle at $4.01, in exchanging 4,600 stock units. One Caribbean Media closed at $5.20, after slipping 4 cents trading 6,600 stocks, Republic Financial Holdings ended at $142.52, after shedding 8 cents and exchanging 16,154 stock units and Scotiabank fell 4 cents to $54.95, with 1,442 shares crossing the market.
Stocks trading firmGuardian Holdings exchanged 7,119 units at $19.40, Guardian Media traded 1,600 units at $5, Trinidad and Tobago NGL held firm at $16.16, with a transfer of 13,613 stock units and West Indian Tobacco closed at $36, with 560 shares changing hands.

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

T&T exchange closes higher again

The Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange rose on Thursday, with investors trading 600 percent more shares than on Wednesday, resulting in more stocks rising than falling at the close, with locally based stock recording gains in the market index each day since Monday.
The market closed with sixteen securities trading, with the prices of five stocks advancing, four declining and the prices of seven ended unchanged.  The market activity resulted in 273,269 shares valued at $4,126,089 changing hands, compared to 38,812 shares for $1,612,168 from 12 securities on Wednesday.
The average trade on Wednesday is 17,079 units for $257,881, versus an average of 3,234 stock units for $134,347 for each security. An average of 14,500 units traded at $373,250 for the month to date versus  14,330 units at $396,799. July closed with an average of 12,712 shares for $166,390.
The T&T Composite Index gained 1.51 points to 1,323.46, the All T&T Index added 4.58 points to 1,795.20, while the Cross Listed Index shed 0.22 points to close at 115.05.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investors Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of three stocks higher than its last selling price and two with lower offers.
Stocks rising Angostura Holdings gained $1.34, to close at $16.30, after exchanging 590 units, Clico Investments picked up 3 cents to finish at 27.78, after trading 15,035 stock units, Guardian Holdings added 2 cents to end at $19.50, in an exchange of 1,302 units. Grace Kennedy rose 5 cents in exchanging 100,192 shares to close at $3.50 and Point Lisas ended 10 cents higher at $3.10, with 16,856 stock units changing hands.
Stocks declining Agostini’s lost 1 cent trading 500 units to settle at $24.99, First Citizens Bank ended 10 cents lower at $46, in transferring 1,200 units. JMMB Group closed at a 52 weeks low of $1.75, with a loss of 5 cents, in exchanging 51,435 shares and West Indian Tobacco finished at $36.65, after losing 5 cents trading 123 units.
Stocks trading firmFirst Caribbean International Bank traded 300 units at $7, Guardian Media exchanged 2,122 units at $5, NCB Financial Group held firm at $8, with 38,500 shares crossing the market. National Flour transferred 10,052 stock units at $1.85, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $141.50, in exchanging 17,458 stock units, Trinidad and Tobago NGL remained at $17, after trading 7,533 units and Unilever Caribbean closed with 10,071 units changing hands at $17.

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

TTSE Trading contracts Monday

Trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended mixed on Monday after more stocks fell than rose after investors traded 43 percent fewer shares than on Friday.
The market closed with eleven securities trading with one advancing, five declining and five remaining unchanged as the market closed with just 70,293 shares for $1,363,080 changing hands compared to 122,491 shares amounting to $2,157,481 on Friday from 12 securities.
The trading ended Monday with an average of 6,390 units at $123,916 versus 10,208 stock units for $19,790 for each security on Friday. For the month to date, the average trade resulted in 12,183 units changing hands at $165,115, versus 13,094 shares at $191,061 for each security. July closed with an average of 12,712 shares for $166,390.
The T&T Composite Index shed 1.05 points to end at 1,321.68, the All T&T Index gained 0.70 points to 1,787.28, while the Cross Listed Index lost 0.38 points to close at 115.68.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investors Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of three stocks higher than its last selling price and three with lower offers.
Stocks rising Trinidad and Tobago NGL closed at $17.45, with gains of 20 cents while trading 2,761 stock units.
Stocks declining CinemaOne fell 60 cents to an all-time low of $4.40, after transferring 20 shares, Guardian Holdings lost 13 cents to finish at $19.35 and exchanged 510 units, JMMB Group slipped 7 cents to $1.93, trading 21,542 stock units. Republic Financial Holdings closed 23 cents lower to $141.27 in exchanging 10 shares and Scotiabank settled at $54.90, having lost 9 cents, with 1,000 stocks changing hands.
Stocks trading firmClico Investments exchanged 36,753 shares at $27.83, First Citizens remained at $47, with a transfer of 200 units, Guardian Media traded 585 units at $5.25. Massy Holdings held at $58, with 2,307 shares changing hands and Prestige Holdings ended at $8.35 trading 4,625 stock units.

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

TTSE stocks start May with gains

Trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange started off on a positive note in May, resulting from gains in the three market indices tracked by this publication as rising stocks had the upper-hand over declining ones.
The T&T Composite Index advanced 1.79 points to 1,268.45. The All T&T Index gained 1.56 points to 1,672.95, while the Cross Listed Index added 0.27 points to close at 116.90.
The market closed with seven stocks rising, two declining and five unchanged. The volume of stocks passing through the market amounted to 67,857 shares valued at $1,787,539 compared to 401,232 shares for $7,514,006 on Thursday.
IC bid-offer Indicator The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with the bids of five stocks higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
Gainers│ Ansa Merchant Bank gained 70 cents to close at $37, in trading 147 units, Clico Investments advanced to $28.49, with gains of $3.49 after transferring 42,889 shares, Guardian Media closed 20 cents higher at $6.60, with an exchange of 2,076 stock units. JMMB Group picked up 5 cents to finish at $2, after swapping 2,000 units, National Flour gained 3 cents to reach $1.29, in exchanging 250 units, Prestige Holdings gains of 50 cents to end at $7.90, while transferring 300 units and Scotiabank picked up 19 cents to end at $54.19 and 1,000 units traded.
Losers│ National Enterprises shed 10 cents trading 2,247 stock units and closed at a 52 weeks’ low of $3.90 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL ended at $16.88, with a loss of 1 cent after exchanging 1,417 units.
Firm Trades│ First Citizens Bank held firm at $39.40, with a transfer of 100 units, Massy Holdings traded 9,871 stock units at $50, NCB Financial exchanged 500 units closed at $8. One Caribbean Media swapped 4,485 stock units at $6.50 and Unilever Caribbean ended the day at $17.05, with 575 units changing hands.

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