Local Equities kick off week in negative territory

MSE Daily Trading Report, 12 August, 2019

The MSE Equity Total Return Index was once again unable to sustain its positive momentum, as it was down 0.653% to 8,797.062, partially erasing the previous session’s gain. A substantial turnover of €476,615 was generated in the equities market, as 72 deals were executed. Active equities amounted to 15, of which three headed north while double that figure posted a loss. 
 
In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc gained 1.42% to a price of €1.07. This was the result of 21 transactions of a combined 68,681 shares.
 
The share price of its peer, HSBC Bank Malta plc moved 2.61% in the opposite direction, to close at €1.49. Trading volume amounted to 13,328 shares over 21 deals.
 
Lombard Bank Malta plc followed suit as a sole deal of 4,386 shares shaved 0.87% off the price, to €2.28.
In the insurance sector, Mapfre Middlesea plc was the top performer of the session, as it gained 1.98% to close at €2.06. The equity traded just twice on slim volume.
 
Meanwhile, a single transaction of just 100 GO plc shares dragged the share price 0.44% lower to €4.54.
The worst performing equity of the session was International Hotel Investments plc, as it fell 3.8% to close at €0.76. A total of 23,577 shares traded over four deals.
 
In the food and beverage sector, Simonds Farsons Cisk plc climbed 1% to a price of €10.10. A couple of deals worth 5,565 were executed.
 
On the other hand, the price of MIDI plc declined by 2.1% to €0.70. A total of 6,040 shares changed hands over three deals.
 
RS2 Software plc traded heavily as a turnover of €145,013 was generated over 17 trades. No change was recorded to the closing price of €1.95.
 
The most liquid equity however, was BMIT Technologies plc, as 295,647 shares traded, all at an unchanged price of €0.53.
 
Malta International Airport plc drifted 1.32% lower to €7.50, as 3,157 shares were exchanged over seven transactions.
 
PG plc closed unchanged at €1.65 despite a turnover of €8,250. Similarly, Medserv plc also traded flat at €1.18, in spite of one transaction of 9,000 shares.
 
Elsewhere, Santumas Shareholdings plc and Main Street Complex plc both closed unchanged on slim volume at €1.64 and €0.61 respectively.
 
In the Corporate Debt Market, 17 issues were active, of which 13 registered gains while only two declined. The 4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024 headed the list of gainers as it closed 1.75% higher at €102.
 
In the Sovereign Debt Market, 12 issues were active, of which seven traded lower while only three gained ground. The largest price movement was a 0.4% decline in the price of the 4.5% MGS 2028 (II), down to €139.

The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

68,681

73,090.58

21

1.070

1.42%

HSB

13,328

19,948.64

6

1.490

-2.61%

LOM

4,386

10,000.08

1

2.280

-0.87%

MMS

144

296.64

2

2.060

1.98%

SFC

551

5,565.10

2

10.100

1.00%

GO

100

454.00

1

4.540

-0.44%

IHI

23,577

17,948.43

4

0.760

-3.80%

MIA

3,157

23,768.30

7

7.500

-1.32%

MDS

9,000

10,620.00

1

1.180

0.00%

RS2

75,196

145,013.11

17

1.950

0.00%

MDI

6,040

4,288.60

3

0.700

-2.10%

STS

42

68.88

1

1.640

0.00%

PG

5,000

8,250.00

1

1.650

0.00%

MSC

1,000

610.00

1

0.610

0.00%

BMIT

295,647

156,692.91

4

0.530

0.00%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

3.65% GAP Group plc Secured € 2022

102.000

0.00%

5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2022

101.500

1.00%

6% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2022 Series II

109.500

-0.45%

5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2023

107.000

0.00%

4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

102.000

1.75%

6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024

106.000

0.47%

4.25% Best Deal Properties Holding plc Secured € 2024

102.750

-0.24%

5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025

107.000

0.94%

5.1% 6PM Holdings plc Unsecured € 2025

102.000

0.99%

4.35% Hudson Malta plc Unsecured € 2026

104.000

0.97%

4.25% Corinthia Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

105.000

0.96%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026

102.080

0.03%

4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.350

0.34%

4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027

103.990

0.28%

3.75% TUM Finance plc Secured € 2029

102.000

0.25%

3.65% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2029

102.400

0.39%

3.75% Bank of Valletta plc Unsecured Sub € 2026-2031

101.000

0.80%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5% MGS 2021(I)

110.460

-0.03%

5.1% MGS 2022(I)

116.000

-0.11%

3.3% MGS 2024 (I)

118.570

0.01%

4.8% MGS 2028 (I)

142.000

0.13%

4.5% MGS 2028 (II)

139.000

-0.40%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

120.330

0.36%

5.2% MGS 2031 (I)

155.630

-0.09%

4.45% MGS 2032 (II)

149.140

-0.10%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

129.000

0.00%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

122.300

-0.08%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

139.490

-0.12%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

128.770

0.00%



This article, which was compiled by Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Limited, does not intend to give investment advice and the contents therein should not be construed as such. Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Limited is licensed to conduct investment services by the MFSA and is a Member Firm of the Malta Stock Exchange. The directors or related parties, including the company, and their clients are likely to have an interest in securities mentioned in this article. For further information contact Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Limited at 67, Level 3, South Street, Valletta, or on Tel: 21224410, or email [email protected]

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