Trading ended mixed on the TTSE – Friday

Market activity ended mixed on Friday, as trading volume jumped 217 percent over Thursday’s levels with the value of stocks changing hands rising 273 percent, as trading ended on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange with an equal number of stocks rising as those that declined.

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

Trading took place in 17 securities compared to 18 on Thursday, with prices of five stocks rising, five declining and seven closed unchanged. The Composite Index dropped 6.72 points to 1,328.77, the All T&T Index rose 3.17 points to settle at 1,795.98, and the Cross-Listed Index fell 2.42 points to 116.16.
At the close, 297,943 shares traded for $9,108,996 compared to 93,952 units at $2,443,596 on Thursday.
An average of 17,526 units traded at $535,823, up from 5,220  at $135,755 on Thursday. An average of 12,254 units traded at $262,455 for the month to date versus 10,760 units at $185,001. Trading in April averaged 11,472 units at $184,959.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close, Agostini’s traded 5,110 shares at $24.40, Angostura Holdings ended at $15.50 after 102 shares crossed the market, Ansa Mcal dropped 15 cents to $56.60, with 7,437 stock units crossing the exchange. Clico Investment Fund climbed 40 cents to $25.50 in exchanging 19,425 stock units, First Citizens Bank gained 15 cents to end at $46.60 in trading 78,321 shares, FirstCaribbean International Bank shed 25 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $6.25, after exchanging 29,170 stocks, Guardian Holdings remained at $29 in switching ownership of 86,720 shares. JMMB Group dipped 1 cent to $1.80 after trading 11,700 units, Massy Holdings stayed at $65 while exchanging 3,714 shares, National Flour Mills traded 618 shares at $2.39. NCB Financial Group lost 20 cents to close at $8 with an exchange of 6,527 shares, Prestige Holdings lost 1 cent to end at $7, with 2,000 units crossing the market, Republic Financial Holdings traded 4,232 stock units at $132.52. Scotiabank increased 5 cents to $54.70 after 7,331 stocks crossed the market, Trinidad & Tobago NGL increased 50 cents to $14 after trading 27,236 shares, Unilever Caribbean advanced $16.33 with an exchange of 6,500 stock units and West Indian Tobacco remained at $32.98 trading 1,800 stock units.

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

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