Closing Bell: Bitter start to the month

May 4, 2020 (MNL): The KSE100 index ended the trading session on Monday with a 195 point or 0.57 percent decline to close at 33,916.64, following a sharp surge in the cases of Covid-19 in the country.

The Index traded in a range of 448.92 points or 1.32 percent of previous close, showing an intraday high of 34,163.92 and a low of 33,715.00.

Of the 96 traded companies in the KSE100 Index 42 closed up 51 closed down, while 3 remained unchanged. Total volume traded for the index was 166.21 million shares.

Sector wise, the index was let down by Power Generation & Distribution with 88 points, Cement with 51 points, Commercial Banks with 46 points, Fertilizer with 23 points and Oil & Gas Exploration Companies with 18 points.

The most points taken off the index was by HUBC which stripped the index of 76 points followed by ENGRO with 29 points, MARI with 26 points, LUCK with 25 points and HBL with 21 points.

Sectors propping up the index were Oil & Gas Marketing Companies with 24 points, Chemical with 16 points, Automobile Assembler with 11 points, Technology & Communication with 10 points and Refinery with 6 points.

The most points added to the index was by COLG which contributed 21 points followed by EFERT with 14 points, PSO with 12 points, PIOC with 12 points and TRG with 9 points.

All Share Volume decreased by 75.47 Million to 216.62 Million Shares. Market Cap decreased by Rs.4.61 Billion.

Total companies traded were 353 compared to 367 from the previous session. Of the scrips traded 155 closed up, 178 closed down while 20 remained unchanged.

Total trades decreased by 17,279 to 92,706.

Value Traded decreased by 3.06 Billion to Rs.9.36 Billion


Top Ten by Volume

Maple Leaf Cement Factory18,316,500
Hascol Petroleum13,610,000
Unity Foods12,168,000
TRG Pakistan11,460,500
Pak Elektron10,221,500
Pakistan Petroleum9,368,610
Oil & Gas Development Company8,602,170
Pioneer Cement7,735,500
Summit Bank7,520,000



Top Sector by Volume

Oil & Gas Marketing Companies21,751,408
Technology & Communication21,673,100
Oil & Gas Exploration Companies19,318,216
Commercial Banks15,514,363
Power Generation & Distribution14,923,625
Vanaspati & Allied Industries12,172,500
Cable & Electrical Goods10,420,050
Textile Composite8,176,350



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Posted on: 2020-05-04T15:24:00+05:00