PH Stocks Hit Best Finish So Far in 2014

Manila—(PHStocks)—Philippine stocks closed today’s trading on a record high for the year so far as investors buy into the market on improved macroeconomic outlook.

The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) gained 0.61% or 41.47 points to close today’s trading at 6,852.81 – the highest mark yet achieved this year. This on the back of the ratings upgrade by global credit ratings agency Standard and Poor’s (S&P) for the country last week.

Except for the Financials, which slid by 0.26%, all counters ended in green, led by the Mining & Oil sector, which rose by 1.56%. The Holding Firms segment went up by 1.03%, while the Property sector gained 0.94%. The wider All Shares index increased by 0.74%.

Volume turnover reached 1.8 billion shares valued at PhP9.7 billion. Foreign buying totaled PhP4.56 billion, while foreign selling reached PhP4.42 billion. There were 126 gainers against 61 losers, while 38 stocks were flat.

Top most active in terms of value:

  1. Puregold Price Club Inc. (PSE: PGOLD): PhP48.00, 4.35%
  2. Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PSE: TEL): PhP2,894.00, -0.28%
  3. Ayala Land Inc. (PSE: ALI): PhP32.00, 0.79%
  4. Alliance Global Group Inc. (PSE: AGI): PhP29.80, -1.97%
  5. Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. (PSE: MBT): PhP86.00, 0.06%
  6. Universal Robina Corp. (PSE: URC): PhP151.20, 0.8%
  7. Megaworld Corp. (PSE: MEG): PhP4.66, 2.42%
  8. Ayala Corp. (PSE: AC): PhP645.00, 0.86%
  9. Bright Kindle Resources & Investments Inc. (PSE: BKR): PhP3.15, 31.25%
  10. SM Investments Corp. (PSE: SM): PhP781.00, 2.09%

Top gainers:

  1. Pancake House Inc. (PSE: PCKH): PhP32.75, 49.89%
  2. Bright Kindle Resources & Investments Inc. (PSE: BKR): PhP3.15, 31.25%
  3. Berjaya Philippines Inc. (PSE: BCOR): PhP25.50, 17.78%
  4. Cyber Bay Corp. (PSE: CYBR): PhP0.87, 14.47%
  5. GLOBALPORT 900 Inc. (PSE: PORT): PhP7.99, 14.14%
  6. TKC Steel Corp. (PSE: T): PhP1.94, 10.86%
  7. Oriental Petroleum and Minerals Corp. “B” (PSE: OPMB): PhP0.021, 10.53%
  8. Central Azucarera De Tarlac (PSE: CAT): PhP49.50, 9.39%
  9. Yehey! Corp. (PSE: YEHEY): PhP1.46, 8.96%
  10. Omico Corp. (PSE: OM): PhP0.40, 8.11%
  11. MRC Allied Inc. (PSE: MRC): PhP0.109, 6.86%
  12. Waterfront Philippines Inc. (PSE: WPI): PhP0.34, 6.25%
  13. First Abacus Financial Holdings Corp. (PSE: FAF): PhP0.87, 6.1%
  14. AG Finance Inc. (PSE: AGF): PhP3.28, 5.81%
  15. Alliance Select Foods International Inc. (PSE: FOOD): PhP1.65, 5.77%
  16. Century Peak Metals Holdings Corp. (PSE: CPM): PhP0.93, 5.68%
  17. Republic Glass Holdings Corp. (PSE: REG): PhP2.65, 5.58%
  18. Prime Media Holdings Inc. (PSE: PRIM): PhP1.95, 5.41%
  19. Cebu Air Inc. (PSE: CEB): PhP58.00, 4.69%
  20. Da Vinci Capital Holdings Inc. (PSE: DAVIN): PhP2.07, 4.55%

Top decliners:

  1. Chemical Industries of the Philippines (PSE: CIP): PhP85.00, -18.27%
  2. Discovery World Corp. (PSE: DWC): PhP2.22, -9.76%
  3. ATN Holdings Inc. “A” (PSE: ATN): PhP1.70, -5.56%
  4. South China Resources Inc. (PSE: SOC): PhP1.18, -4.84%
  5. Splash Corp. (PSE: SPH): PhP1.81, -3.72%
  6. Liberty Telecoms Holdings Inc. (PSE: LIB): PhP2.00, -3.38%
  7. China Banking Corp. (PSE: CHIB): PhP56.05, -3.36%
  8. Philippine Seven Corp. (PSE: SEVN): PhP94.00, -3.04%
  9. Victorias Milling Co. Inc. (PSE: VMC): PhP4.62, -2.74%
  10. ATN Holdings Inc. “B” (PSE: ATNB): PhP1.80, -2.7%
  11. Roxas Holdings Inc. (PSE: ROX): PhP7.79, -2.63%
  12. Alsons Consolidated Resources Inc. (PSE: ACR): PhP1.95, -2.5%
  13. Panasonic Manufacturing Philippines Corp. (PSE: PMPC): PhP4.35, -2.25%
  14. Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (PSE: RCB): PhP54.80, -2.14%
  15. LMG Chemicals Corp. (PSE: LMG): PhP3.21, -2.13%
  16. Abra Mining & Industrial Corp. (PSE: AR): PhP0.0047, -2.08%
  17. Alliance Global Group Inc. (PSE: AGI): PhP29.80, -1.97%
  18. Sun Life Financial Inc. (PSE: SLF): PhP1,450.00, -1.96%
  19. Ginebra San Miguel Inc. (PSE: GSMI): PhP18.40, -1.81%
  20. I-Remit Inc. (PSE: I): PhP2.41, -1.63%

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