Closing Bell: The KSE-100 Index lands in consolidation

December 6, 2019 (MLN): After yesterday’s successful performance of the stock market, the capital markets concluded today’s trade in consolidation as profit taking emerged in the second half of the session at higher levels which brought the index down to close almost flat as per Next capital.

The benchmark KSE -100 index gained 91 points in today’s session, closing the day at 40,732 points.

The Index traded in a range of 388.27 points or 0.96 percent of previous close, showing an intraday high of 40,982.45 and a low of 40,594.18.

Of the 96 traded companies in the KSE100 Index 46 closed up 49 closed down, while 1 remained unchanged. Total volume traded for the index was 268.60 million shares.

Sectors propping up the index were Oil & Gas Exploration Companies with 64 points, Food & Personal Care Products with 30 points, Insurance with 24 points, Fertilizer with 23 points and Chemical with 15 points.

The most points added to the index was by PPL which contributed 34 points followed by BAHL with 30 points, HUBC with 26 points, EFERT with 23 points and OGDC with 23 points.

Sector wise, the index was let down by Cement with 21 points, Pharmaceuticals with 17 points, Oil & Gas Marketing Companies with 13 points, Commercial Banks with 13 points and Refinery with 11 points.

The most points taken off the index was by PSO which stripped the index of 27 points followed by HBL with 21 points, SEARL with 15 points, KAPCO with 14 points and LUCK with 14 points.

All Share Volume decreased by 90.98 Million to 416.92 Million Shares. Market Cap increased by Rs.40.99 Billion.

Total companies traded were 382 compared to 404 from the previous session. Of the scrips traded 185 closed up, 185 closed down while 12 remained unchanged.

Total trades decreased by 10,516 to 123,288.

Value Traded decreased by 4.95 Billion to Rs.15.18 Billion


Top Ten by Volume

Unity Foods53,506,000
Fauji Cement Company31,956,000
Maple Leaf Cement Factory18,771,500
Fauji Foods16,424,500
Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd14,015,000
Lalpir Power13,272,000
The Bank of Punjab9,261,000
TRG Pakistan9,038,000
Sui Northern Gas Pipelines8,870,500
Lotte Chemical Pakistan8,779,000



Top Sector by Volume

Vanaspati & Allied Industries53,509,500
Technology & Communication35,323,000
Commercial Banks33,690,000
Power Generation & Distribution29,698,500
Food & Personal Care Products21,873,540
Oil & Gas Marketing Companies17,108,900



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Posted on: 2019-12-06T18:03:00+05:00