BOV and HSBC shares drag local equities lower

MSE Daily Trading Report, November 2, 2018

The MSE Total Return Index ended the week on a negative note as it lost 0.304% to close at 8,854.112 points. A total of 11 equities were active, of which three headed south and five moved in the opposite direction. Total turnover amounted to €111,202 through 34 deals.              

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc registered the largest loss of 2.19% to close at €1.34 across ten transactions with a combination of 33,294 shares. Earlier in the day, the equity traded at a daily high of €1.37. Total value transacted amounted to €45,578.81.

Similarly, HSBC Bank Malta plcdeclined by 1.13% to €1.75 across two transactions. A total of 5,440 shares were executed over two transactions worth €9,559.02.

Conversely, FIMBank plc finished off the week’s final session in positive territory as its share price appreciated by 1.33% to $0.76. This increase was a result of of three transactions, with a total of 21,317 shares and generating a turnover of $14,220.

Both Malta Properties Company plc and Plaza Centres plc jumped almost 2% on thin trading. The former closed at €0.52 as one trade of 2,000 shares was executed while shares in Plaza Centres ended the week at €1.04, after touching a weekly low of €1. Three deals worth €3,544 were executed.

GO plcsaw the price increase by 1% to €4 across four deals. A total of 3,240 shares were executed, ending the week with a turnover of €12,960.

To a lesser extent, Mapfre Middlesea also generated positive returns of 0.52%, to close off the session at €1.93 with only one transaction. A total of 530 shares changed hands, to end the day with a value of €1,022.90.

On the other hand, MIDI plc settled in the red, to close off at €0.72, translating into a 0.69% change in value across two transactions. Shares executed add up to 10,300, generating a turnover of €7,563.

Elsewhere, Malta International Airport,RS2 Software plc andMain Street Complex plcclosed unchanged at €6.20, €1.14 and €0.65 respectively.

In the corporate debt market, total turnover amounted to €397,749as 21issues were active, four of which displayed strength, while another ten closed in the red. The 3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026recorded the highest fall in price of 1.94% to €101, being the result of 4 transactions. Contrasingly, the highest gain of 0.92% was made by 4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027, to close off the day at €103.95.

In the sovereign debt market, out of seven issues, six lost momentum. The only positive change in price of 0.29% was made by 2.1% MGS 2039 (I), to close off at €101.49. At the other end of the spectrum, 2.5% MGS 2036 (I) registered a loss of 0.48%, to close the session at €106.83.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

33,294

45,578.81

10

1.340

-2.19%

HSB

5,440

9,559.02

2

1.750

-1.13%

MMS

530

1,022.90

1

1.930

0.52%

GO

3,240

12,960.00

4

4.000

1.01%

PZC

3,500

3,544.00

3

1.040

1.96%

FIM

21,317

14,220.06

3

0.760

1.33%

MIA

498

3,087.60

1

6.200

0.00%

RS2

5,684

6,437.92

3

1.140

0.00%

MDI

10,300

7,563.00

2

0.720

-0.69%

MPC

2,000

1,040.00

1

0.520

1.96%

MSC

10,100

6,189.00

4

0.650

0.00%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

3.5% Simonds Farsons Cisk plc Unsecured € 2027

105.750

-0.70%

4.25% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2019 Series 2 Tranche 1

100.850

0.00%

5.35% Bank of Valletta plc Sub € 2019

100.750

0.00%

4.8% Bank of Valletta Plc Sub € 2020

101.810

-0.19%

5.5% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2020 Series I

103.500

0.00%

5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2022

101.000

-0.98%

4.25% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023

104.550

-0.42%

5.3% United Finance Plc Unsecured € Bonds 2023

106.510

0.00%

4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

102.700

0.20%

5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

110.000

-0.36%

5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured Bonds € 2024

105.000

-1.41%

4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025

104.000

0.00%

4.5% Medserv plc Unsecured € 2026

100.110

-0.83%

5% Dizz Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

104.000

0.00%

4.8% Mediterranean Maritime Hub Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

102.200

-0.10%

3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026

101.000

-1.94%

4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

103.950

0.92%

4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.000

-0.95%

4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027

104.400

0.63%

3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

103.000

0.00%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

102.750

0.24%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5% MGS 2021(I)

113.200

-0.06%

4.3% MGS 2022 (II)

113.810

-0.07%

5.1% MGS 2022(I)

117.580

-0.07%

4.5% MGS 2028 (II)

127.270

-0.11%

4.65% MGS 2032 (I)

133.850

-0.14%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

106.830

-0.48%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

101.490

0.29%



 

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