AN INTRODUCTION TO THE COLOMBO STOCK EXCHANGE LOCATED IN SRI LANKA


The table below highlights the best of the Colombo Stock Exchange over the past 6 months which produced 175 stocks that each returned 27% on average in 25 days.

Follow this table to see stocks that are rallying and those that have concluded along with discussions on the Lanka Equity Forum


Updated Mon - Fri 3:30PM

Did You Know? Rs. 10,000 could have equaled 44,488 had you invested 6 months ago.


COMPANY CAPITAL ≈ PROFIT HELD | STOCK RALLY%
Central Industries PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 today - nov | CIND.N0000 ... 20%
Abans Electricals PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 today - nov | ABAN.N0000 ... 22%
Hayleys Fabric PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,700 today - nov | MGT.N0000 ... 17%
Royal Palms Beach Hotels PLC - tangerinetours.com 10,000 ≈ 1,600 today - nov | RPBH.N0000 ... 16%
Ceylon Guardian Investment Trust PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,500 today - nov | GUAR.N0000 ... 25%
Alliance Finance Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 today - nov | ALLI.N0000 ... 20%
CIC Holdings PLC - cic.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,900 today - nov | CIC.N0000 ... 19%
Lanka Aluminium Industries PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,700 today - nov | LALU.N0000 ... 17%
Swisstek (ceylon) PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,400 today - nov | PARQ.N0000 ... 24%
Chemanex PLC - chemanex.com 10,000 ≈ 2,400 today - nov | CHMX.N0000 ... 24%
Acl Cables PLC - acl.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,200 dec - nov | ACL.N0000 ... 22%
Serendib Hotels PLC - serendibleisure.com 10,000 ≈ 1,900 dec - nov | SHOT.N0000 ... 19%
Colombo Investment Trust PLC 10,000 ≈ 6,200 dec - nov | CIT.N0000 ... 62%
Dipped Products PLC - dplgroup.com 10,000 ≈ 1,600 dec - oct | DIPD.N0000 ... 16%
Ceylon Investment PLC - carsoncumberbatch.com 10,000 ≈ 3,100 dec - nov | CINV.N0000 ... 31%
Eastern Merchants PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 dec - nov | EMER.N0000 ... 22%
John Keells Hotels PLC - keells.com 10,000 ≈ 1,800 dec - nov | KHL.N0000 ... 18%
Equity Two PLC - carsoncumberbatch.com 10,000 ≈ 3,200 dec - nov | ETWO.N0000 ... 32%
Commercial Credit and Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 dec - nov | COCR.N0000 ... 16%
Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC - rocell.com 10,000 ≈ 5,600 dec - sep | RCL.N0000 ... 56%
C M Holdings PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,500 dec - nov | COLO.N0000 ... 35%
Singer (sri Lanka) PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,400 dec - nov | SINS.N0000 ... 44%
Colombo Dockyard PLC - cdl.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,700 dec - nov | DOCK.N0000 ... 17%
Colombo Fort Investments PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 dec - nov | CFI.N0000 ... 22%
Guardian Capital Partners PLC - carsoncumberbatch.com 10,000 ≈ 1,600 dec - nov | WAPO.N0000 ... 16%
Lanka Walltiles PLC - lankawall.com 10,000 ≈ 1,700 dec - nov | LWL.N0000 ... 17%
Singer Industries (Ceylon) PLC - singersl.com 10,000 ≈ 2,000 dec - nov | SINI.N0000 ... 20%
People's Leasing and Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,400 dec - sep | PLC.N0000 ... 24%
Aitken Spence Hotel Holdings PLC - aitkenspencehotels.com 10,000 ≈ 2,200 dec - nov | AHUN.N0000 ... 22%
Bairaha Farms PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 dec - nov | BFL.N0000 ... 16%
Lanka IOC PLC - lankaioc.com 10,000 ≈ 2,300 dec - nov | LIOC.N0000 ... 23%
Candor Opportunities Fund 10,000 ≈ 2,900 dec - nov | COF.U0000 ... 29%
Hemas Holdings PLC - hemas.com 10,000 ≈ 2,100 dec - oct | HHL.N0000 ... 21%
The Lighthouse Hotel PLC - jetwinghotels.com 10,000 ≈ 2,800 dec - nov | LHL.N0000 ... 28%
Sri Lanka Telecom PLC - slt.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,700 dec - oct | SLTL.N0000 ... 17%
Teejay Lanka PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,500 dec - sep | TJL.N0000 ... 25%
Access Engineering PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,300 dec - oct | AEL.N0000 ... 23%
Hunters & Company PLC - hunters.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,600 dec - nov | HUNT.N0000 ... 16%
Haycarb PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,400 dec - oct | HAYC.N0000 ... 24%
Mercantile Shipping Company PLC - mfsl.lk 10,000 ≈ 4,000 nov - nov | MSL.N0000 ... 40%
L B Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 nov - oct | LFIN.N0000 ... 22%
Renuka Foods PLC - renukagroup.com 10,000 ≈ 2,000 nov - nov | COCO.N0000 ... 20%
Lanka Ceramic PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,900 nov - nov | CERA.N0000 ... 19%
Amaya Leisure PLC - connaissanceceylon.com 10,000 ≈ 2,900 nov - oct | CONN.N0000 ... 29%
Unisyst Engineering PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 nov - oct | ALUF.N0000 ... 16%
Citrus Leisure PLC - citrusleisure.com 10,000 ≈ 3,400 nov - nov | REEF.N0000 ... 34%
Hikkaduwa Beach Resort PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,500 nov - nov | CITH.N0000 ... 25%
Hatton National Bank PLC - hnb.net 10,000 ≈ 2,100 nov - sep | HNB.N0000 ... 21%
Waskaduwa Beach Resort PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,700 nov - nov | CITW.N0000 ... 47%
Jetwing Symphony PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 nov - nov | JETS.N0000 ... 22%
Renuka Capital PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,100 nov - oct | KZOO.N0000 ... 21%
Ceylon Printers PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,300 nov - oct | CPRT.N0000 ... 23%
Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC - caltex.com 10,000 ≈ 2,100 nov - sep | LLUB.N0000 ... 21%
Acl Plastics PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,200 nov - sep | APLA.N0000 ... 32%
Tea Smallholder Factories PLC - centralfinance.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,400 nov - oct | TSML.N0000 ... 24%
Lee Hedges PLC - shawwallace.com 10,000 ≈ 2,800 nov - oct | SHAW.N0000 ... 28%
B P P L Holdings PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 nov - sep | BPPL.N0000 ... 22%
Tokyo Cement Company (lanka) PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,900 nov - sep | TKYO.N0000 ... 39%
Dialog Axiata PLC - dialog.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,300 nov - oct | DIAL.N0000 ... 23%
Tokyo Cement Company (lanka) PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,500 nov - sep | TKYO.X0000 ... 35%
Resus Energy PLC - resusenergy.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,900 nov - oct | HPWR.N0000 ... 19%
Hunas Falls Hotels PLC - amayaresorts.com 10,000 ≈ 2,900 nov - oct | HUNA.N0000 ... 29%
Mahaweli Reach Hotels PLC - mahaweli.com 10,000 ≈ 2,100 nov - oct | MRH.N0000 ... 21%
Kelani Tyres PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,700 nov - sep | TYRE.N0000 ... 27%
Browns Beach Hotels PLC - brownshotels.com 10,000 ≈ 2,100 nov - oct | BBH.N0000 ... 21%
Agstar PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 nov - oct | AGST.N0000 ... 16%
Galadari Hotels (Lanka) PLC - galadarihotel.lk 10,000 ≈ 4,100 nov - sep | GHLL.N0000 ... 41%
Maskeliya Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 nov - oct | MASK.N0000 ... 16%
Laugfs Gas PLC - laugfsgas.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,700 nov - oct | LGL.X0000 ... 17%
Lotus Hydro Power PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 nov - oct | HPFL.N0000 ... 16%
Vallibel One PLC - vallibelone.com 10,000 ≈ 1,800 nov - oct | VONE.N0000 ... 18%
Alumex PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,500 nov - sep | ALUM.N0000 ... 25%
Eden Hotel Lanka PLC - brownshotels.com 10,000 ≈ 3,000 nov - oct | EDEN.N0000 ... 30%
Palm Garden Hotels PLC - confifigroup.com 10,000 ≈ 2,700 nov - oct | PALM.N0000 ... 27%
Balangoda Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,500 nov - sep | BALA.N0000 ... 25%
Udapussellawa Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,800 nov - sep | UDPL.N0000 ... 18%
Seylan Bank PLC - eseylan.com 10,000 ≈ 2,900 nov - oct | SEYB.X0000 ... 29%
Abans Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 6,600 nov - sep | AFSL.N0000 ... 66%
Madulsima Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 nov - oct | MADU.N0000 ... 22%
Bimputh Finance PLC - bimputhfinance.com 10,000 ≈ 5,600 nov - oct | BLI.N0000 ... 56%
Arpico Insurance PLC - arpicoinsurance.com 10,000 ≈ 2,400 nov - oct | AINS.N0000 ... 24%
Ambeon Holdings PLC - erlanka.com 10,000 ≈ 1,800 oct - oct | GREG.N0000 ... 18%
Mahaweli Coconut Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 oct - oct | MCPL.N0000 ... 16%
On'ally Holdings Ltd 10,000 ≈ 3,400 oct - oct | ONAL.N0000 ... 34%
Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC - dankotuwa.com 10,000 ≈ 2,000 oct - oct | DPL.N0000 ... 20%
Carson Cumberbatch PLC - carsoncumberbatch.com 10,000 ≈ 2,100 oct - sep | CARS.N0000 ... 21%
Agalawatte Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,700 oct - oct | AGAL.N0000 ... 17%
Bogala Graphite Lanka PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 oct - sep | BOGA.N0000 ... 20%
Mackwoods Energy PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,500 oct - oct | MEL.N0000 ... 45%
Sinhaputhra Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,400 oct - sep | SFL.P0000 ... 24%
Asian Hotels & Properties PLC - crescat.com 10,000 ≈ 1,900 oct - sep | AHPL.N0000 ... 19%
Colombo Land & Development Company PLC - colomboland.com 10,000 ≈ 3,400 oct - sep | CLND.N0000 ... 34%
Tal Lanka Hotels PLC - taj.tajhotels.com 10,000 ≈ 3,500 oct - oct | TAJ.N0000 ... 35%
Colombo City Holdings PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,400 oct - aug | PHAR.N0000 ... 34%
Sinhaputhra Finance PLC - sinhaputhra.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,500 oct - sep | SFL.N0000 ... 25%
Dialog Finance PLC - ctf.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,700 oct - aug | CALF.N0000 ... 17%
Radiant Gems International PLC - radiantgems.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,700 oct - sep | RGEM.N0000 ... 27%
Union Bank Of Colombo PLC - unionb.com 10,000 ≈ 2,100 oct - aug | UBC.N0000 ... 21%
Renuka Agri Foods PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,300 oct - sep | RAL.N0000 ... 23%
Renuka Holdings PLC - renukagroup.com 10,000 ≈ 2,000 oct - jul | RHL.X0000 ... 20%
Cargo Boat Development Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,400 sep - aug | CABO.N0000 ... 24%
Browns Investments PLC 10,000 ≈ 16,800 sep - jul | BIL.N0000 ... 168%
Renuka Hotels PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,700 sep - sep | RCH.N0000 ... 47%
Dunamis Capital PLC - dunamis.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,700 sep - aug | CSEC.N0000 ... 17%
Lolc Development Finance PLC - lolc.com 10,000 ≈ 1,700 sep - sep | NIFL.N0000 ... 17%
Lanka Realty Investments PLC 10,000 ≈ 8,500 sep - aug | ASCO.N0000 ... 85%
Janashakthi Insurance Company PLC - janashakthi.com 10,000 ≈ 1,900 sep - aug | JINS.N0000 ... 19%
Bansei Royal Resorts Hikkaduwa PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,400 sep - sep | BRR.N0000 ... 24%
First Capital Holdings PLC 10,000 ≈ 9,200 sep - jun | CFVF.N0000 ... 92%
Ceylon Grain Elevators PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,900 sep - jun | GRAN.N0000 ... 29%
Three Acre Farms PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,600 aug - jun | TAFL.N0000 ... 26%
The Colombo Fort Land & Building PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,800 aug - jul | CFLB.N0000 ... 28%
Odel PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,900 aug - jul | ODEL.N0000 ... 19%
Watawala Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,900 aug - jul | WATA.N0000 ... 19%
Bogawantalawa Tea Estates PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 aug - jul | BOPL.N0000 ... 16%
Lolc Holdings PLC - lankaorix.com 10,000 ≈ 4,000 aug - jun | LOLC.N0000 ... 40%
Trans Asia Hotels PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 aug - jul | TRAN.N0000 ... 16%
East West Properties PLC - eastwest.lk 10,000 ≈ 3,200 aug - jul | EAST.N0000 ... 32%
Lanka Ashok Leyland PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,400 aug - aug | ASHO.N0000 ... 34%
Ramboda Falls PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 aug - aug | RFL.N0000 ... 16%
E-channelling PLC - echannelling.com 10,000 ≈ 2,200 aug - jul | ECL.N0000 ... 22%
Lankem Ceylon PLC - lankem.lk 10,000 ≈ 3,000 aug - jul | LCEY.N0000 ... 30%
Seylan Bank PLC - eseylan.com 10,000 ≈ 5,000 aug - jun | SEYB.N0000 ... 50%
National Development Bank PLC - ndb.org 10,000 ≈ 2,200 aug - jul | NDB.N0000 ... 22%
Commercial Bank Of Ceylon PLC - combank.net 10,000 ≈ 2,300 aug - jun | COMB.N0000 ... 23%
Sunshine Holdings PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,800 aug - jul | SUN.N0000 ... 18%
Kelani Cables PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,400 aug - jul | KCAB.N0000 ... 24%
Regnis(lanka) PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 aug - jul | REG.N0000 ... 20%
Merchant Bank Of Sri Lanka & Finance P - mbslbank.com 10,000 ≈ 1,900 aug - jul | MBSL.N0000 ... 19%
HNB Assurance PLC - hnbassurance.com 10,000 ≈ 2,200 aug - jun | HASU.N0000 ... 22%
Hatton National Bank PLC - hnb.net 10,000 ≈ 2,500 aug - jul | HNB.X0000 ... 25%
Softlogic Life Insurance PLC - asianalliance.lk 10,000 ≈ 3,300 aug - jun | AAIC.N0000 ... 33%
Renuka Holdings PLC - renukagroup.com 10,000 ≈ 1,600 aug - jul | RHL.N0000 ... 16%
Sanasa Development Bank PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,800 aug - jul | SDB.N0000 ... 18%
Orient Finance PLC - orientfinance.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,400 aug - jul | BFN.N0000 ... 24%
Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC - pabcbank.com 10,000 ≈ 1,700 aug - jun | PABC.N0000 ... 17%
CIC Holdings PLC - cic.lk 10,000 ≈ 6,500 aug - jun | CIC.X0000 ... 65%
The Lanka Hospitals Corporation PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,400 aug - jul | LHCL.N0000 ... 24%
Union Assurance PLC - unionassurance.com 10,000 ≈ 1,800 aug - jun | UAL.N0000 ... 18%
Brown & Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 8,600 aug - jun | BRWN.N0000 ... 86%
Softlogic Holdings PLC - softlogic.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,600 aug - jul | SHL.N0000 ... 16%
Melstacorp PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 aug - jun | MELS.N0000 ... 16%
C. W. Mackie PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 aug - jul | CWM.N0000 ... 22%
Dfcc Bank PLC - dfccbank.com 10,000 ≈ 4,200 aug - jun | DFCC.N0000 ... 42%
Asiri Surgical Hospital PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,400 aug - jun | AMSL.N0000 ... 24%
Seylan Developments PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 aug - jun | CSD.N0000 ... 20%
John Keells PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 aug - jul | JKL.N0000 ... 20%
Renuka Foods PLC - renukagroup.com 10,000 ≈ 4,500 aug - jul | COCO.X0000 ... 45%
Sampath Bank PLC - sampath.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,400 aug - jul | SAMP.N0000 ... 24%
Ceylon Cold Stores PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,700 aug - jul | CCS.N0000 ... 37%
Malwatte Valley Plantations PLC - malwatte.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,800 aug - jun | MAL.N0000 ... 28%
Asia Capital PLC - asiacapital.lk 10,000 ≈ 4,500 aug - jul | ACAP.N0000 ... 45%
Richard Pieris And Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 aug - jun | RICH.N0000 ... 16%
Kotagala Plantations PLC - lankemplantations.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,600 aug - jul | KOTA.N0000 ... 26%
People`s Merchant Finance PLC - peoplesmerchant.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,800 aug - jul | PMB.N0000 ... 18%
Ceylon Hotels Corporation PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,000 aug - jun | CHOT.N0000 ... 30%
Malwatte Valley Plantations PLC - malwatte.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,000 aug - jul | MAL.X0000 ... 20%
Multi Finance PLC - multifinance.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,300 aug - jun | MFL.N0000 ... 23%
Aitken Spence PLC - aitkenspence.com 10,000 ≈ 1,900 jul - jul | SPEN.N0000 ... 19%
Commercial Development Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 jul - jul | COMD.N0000 ... 16%
Housing Development Finance Corporatio 10,000 ≈ 3,400 jul - jul | HDFC.N0000 ... 34%
Bukit Darah PLC - carsoncumberbatch.com 10,000 ≈ 1,700 jul - jul | BUKI.N0000 ... 17%
Lanka Tiles PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 jul - jul | TILE.N0000 ... 20%
Ceylon Hospitals PLC (durdans) 10,000 ≈ 1,600 jul - jun | CHL.X0000 ... 16%
Kelsey Developments PLC - kelsey.lk 10,000 ≈ 5,700 jul - jul | KDL.N0000 ... 57%
Hapugastenne Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 jul - jul | HAPU.N0000 ... 16%
Serendib Engineering Group PLC - serendibengineering.com 10,000 ≈ 4,100 jul - jun | IDL.N0000 ... 41%
Millennium Housing Developers PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 jul - jun | MHDL.N0000 ... 20%
Sathosa Motors PLC - sathosamotorsplc.com 10,000 ≈ 2,100 jul - jun | SMOT.N0000 ... 21%
Dolphin Hotels PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,700 jul - jun | STAF.N0000 ... 17%
Amana Takaful PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 jul - jul | ATL.N0000 ... 20%
Amana Takaful Life PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,500 jul - jun | ATLL.N0000 ... 25%
Morison PLC - morison.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,400 jul - jun | MORI.X0000 ... 24%
Expolanka Holdings PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 jul - jun | EXPO.N0000 ... 16%
Kahawatte Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,700 jun - jun | KAHA.N0000 ... 17%

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