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PSEi: All-time high level above 9,000 points




Philippine stocks closed above the 9,000 level for the first time in history!

The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) set a brand new record last Friday, January 26, 2018, when it ended the day’s trading at 9,041.20 points, up 0.47% from the previous trading day’s close.

PSEi’s All-time high level in 2018

The index finally breached 9,000 after teasing this psychological resistance level twice this week — the first on January 23 (PSEi closing level: 8,999.02 points) and the second on January 25 (PSEi closing: 8,999.17 points). The price breakout on Friday was the new all-time high level of the PSEi to date.

Gainers today trumped decliners, with 110 stocks registering a price increase while 97 stocks ending in the red. Fifty-two (52) stocks had unchanged prices. Total value traded amounted to P7.83 billion.

Stock sector performance

Majority of the six (6) PSE sectors closed in positive territory, with only two sectors losing value:

  • Holding Firms: up +1.02%
  • Property: up +0.75%
  • Industrial: up +0.14%
  • Services: up +0.03%
  • Financials: down -0.44%
  • Mining and Oil: down -0.76%

Top 10 Stock Gainers

The day’s best performing stocks on Friday were:

 CompanyStockClosing Price%Change
1GOLDEN HAVEN, INC.HVN99.0032.00%
2TRANSPACIFIC BROADBAND GROUP INTERNATIONAL, INC.TBGI3.6816.46%
3EASYCALL COMMUNICATIONS PHILS., INC.ECP50.5014.51%
4ANCHOR LAND HOLDINGS, INC.ALHI16.3812.97%
5SFA SEMICON PHILIPPINES CORPORATIONSSP1.7111.04%
6VISTA LAND & LIFESCAPES, INC.VLL6.5010.54%
7ORIENTAL PETROLEUM AND MINERALS CORPORATION "A"OPM0.0138.33%
8F & J PRINCE HOLDINGS CORPORATION "A"FJP5.008.23%
9MABUHAY HOLDINGS CORPORATIONMHC0.3358.06%
10SWIFT FOODS, INC. - CONVERTIBLE PREFERREDSFIP2.157.50%

Top 10 Stock Decliners

Meanwhile, the following stocks were the biggest price losers.

 CompanyStockClosing Price%Change
1KEPPEL PHILIPPINES PROPERTIES, INC.KEP4.24-13.11%
2ATOK-BIG WEDGE COMPANY, INC. "A"AB13.50-7.53%
3EMPIRE EAST LAND HOLDINGS, INC.ELI0.66-7.04%
4GEOGRACE RESOURCES PHILIPPINES, INC.GEO0.185-6.09%
5EVER-GOTESCO RESOURCES & HOLDINGS, INC.EVER0.137-5.52%
6MAKATI FINANCE CORPORATIONMFIN2.79-5.10%
7ANGLO PHILIPPINE HOLDINGS CORPORATIONAPO0.94-5.05%
8EAST WEST BANKING CORPORATIONEW29.10-4.12%
9VICTORIAS MILLING COMPANY, INC.VMC2.85-3.72%
10JACKSTONES, INC.JAS3.19-3.63%

Top 10 Actively Traded Stocks

Finally, the day’s actively traded stocks in the PSE were:

 CompanyStockClosing Price%Change
1BDO UNIBANK, INC.BDO157.500.32%
2AYALA LAND, INC.ALI47.501.06%
3SM PRIME HOLDINGS, INC.SMPH38.600.26%
4SM INVESTMENTS CORPORATIONSM 1,140.00 3.64%
5MANILA WATER COMPANY, INC.MWC28.500%
6SECURITY BANK CORPORATIONSECB251.60-0.08%
7AYALA CORPORATIONAC 1,040.00 0.58%
8MEGAWORLD CORPORATIONMEG5.05-0.59%
9NOW CORPORATIONNOW5.783.21%
10LT GROUP, INC.LTG23.50-1.26%

Are you making money now that the PSEi has finally breached 9,000? Do you think the PSEi is on its way towards 9,500 or 10,000 points soon or will it lose steam and settle below 9,000?

We’ll find out in the coming weeks! Happy investing!

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