PH Stocks Retreat on Profit Taking

Manila—(PHStocks)—After a four-day rally, Philippine stocks pulled back on profit taking Wednesday, 23 April.

The mainboard Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) went down by 0.23% or 15.43 points to close today’s trading day at 6,769.52.

Most counters have declined, but only minimally: Services (-0.6%); Financials (-0.59%); Industrial (0.08%); and Property (0.01%); while the Mining and Oil sector gained 0.04% and the Holding Firms index, 0.24%. The wider All Shares index shed just 0.07% or 2.7 points.

Value turnover reached PhP7.1 billion on volume of 3 billion shares. Foreign buying reached PhP4.15 billion while foreign selling reached PhP3.35 billion. There were 98 gainers against 86 losers while 36 stocks were flat.

Top most active in terms of value:

  1. Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PSE: TEL): PhP2,876.00, -0.62%
  2. SM Prime Holdings Inc. (PSE: SMPH): PhP16.64, 0.36%
  3. Alliance Global Group Inc. (PSE: AGI): PhP30.65, 1.83%
  4. Ayala Land Inc. (PSE: ALI): PhP30.55, -0.49%
  5. LT Group Inc. (PSE: LTG): PhP18.68, -0.43%
  6. Megaworld Corp. (PSE: MEG): PhP4.55, -0.44%
  7. SM Investments Corp. (PSE: SM): PhP742.50, -0.54%
  8. GT Capital Holdings Inc. (PSE: GTCAP): PhP856.00, 0.23%
  9. Security Bank Corp. (PSE: SECB): PhP113.20, 0.27%
  10. Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. (PSE: MBT): PhP84.95, -1.22%

Top gainers:

  1. Century Peak Metals Holdings Corp. (PSE: CPM): PhP1.11, 5%
  2. Benguet Corp. “B” (PSE: BCB): PhP9.00, 18.42%
  3. Prime Orion Philippines Inc. (PSE: POPI): PhP0.59, 18%
  4. Zeus Holdings Inc. (PSE: ZHI): PhP0.415, 15.28%
  5. Dizon Copper Silver Mines Inc. (PSE: DIZ): PhP7.33, 11.91%
  6. Benguet Corp. “A” (PSE: BC): PhP9.04, 11.6%
  7. Primex Corp.(PSE: PRMX): PhP2.86, 11.28%
  8. Vivant Corp. (PSE: VVT): PhP12.40, 7.64%
  9. NextStage Inc. (PSE: NXT): PhP3.25, 7.26%
  10. GeoGrace Resources Philippines Inc. (PSE: GEO): PhP0.45, 7.14%
  11. IP E-Game Ventures Inc. (PSE: EG): PhP0.015, 7.14%
  12. Lodestar Investment Holdings Corp.(PSE: LIHC): PhP0.86, 6.17%
  13. Oriental Peninsula Resources Group Inc. (PSE: ORE): PhP1.70, 5.59%
  14. Manulife Financial Corp. (PSE: MFC): PhP770.00, 5.34%
  15. Manila Mining Corp. “B” (PSE: MAB): PhP0.02, 5.26%
  16. Bloomberry Resorts Corp. (PSE: BLOOM): PhP10.40, 4%
  17. Nihao Mineral Resources International Inc. (PSE: NI): PhP2.60, 4%
  18. Megaworld Corporation WARRANTS2 (PSE: MEGW2): PhP3.50, 3.55%
  19. DFNN Inc. (PSE: DFNN): PhP8.88, 3.5%
  20. Vulcan Industrial & Mining (PSE: VUL): PhP1.50, 3.45%

Top decliners:

  1. Lorenzo Shipping Corp. (PSE: LSC): PhP1.45, -11.59%
  2. Ionics Inc. (PSE: ION): PhP0.55, -6.78%
  3. Central Azucarera De Tarlac (PSE: CAT): PhP56.10, -6.34%
  4. Waterfront Philippines Inc. (PSE: WPI): PhP0.32, -5.88%
  5. Wellex Industries Inc. (PSE: WIN): PhP0.182, -5.21%
  6. Acesite (Philippines) Hotel Corp. (PSE: ACE): PhP1.28, -5.19%
  7. 8990 Holdings Inc. (PSE: HOUSE): PhP6.98, -5.03%
  8. Medco Holdings Inc. (PSE: MED): PhP0.29, -4.92%
  9. Mabuhay Holdings Corp. (PSE: MHC): PhP0.66, -4.35%
  10. Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (PSE: IMI): PhP3.98, -4.1%
  11. Global-Estate Resorts Inc. (PSE: GERI): PhP1.90, -4.04%
  12. Millennium Global Holdings Inc. (PSE: MG): PhP0.475, -4.04%
  13. Calata Corp. (PSE: CAL): PhP3.32, -3.49%
  14. Suntrust Home Developers Inc. (PSE: SUN): PhP1.39, -3.47%
  15. Lafarge Republic Inc. (PSE: LRI): PhP10.00, -3.29%
  16. Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. (PSE: MB): PhP1.34, -2.9%
  17. STI Education Systems Holdings Inc. (PSE: STI): PhP0.73, -2.67%
  18. Roxas Holdings Inc. (PSE: ROX): PhP7.40, -2.63%
  19. BDO Leasing & Finance Inc. (PSE: BLFI): PhP2.01, -2.43%
  20. IRC Properties Inc. (PSE: IRC): PhP1.25, -2.34%

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