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 130 stocks that each returned 25% on average in 17 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 39,790 had you invested 6 months ago.


COMPANY CAPITAL ≈ PROFIT HELD | STOCK RALLY%
Sinhaputhra Finance PLC - sinhaputhra.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,000 today - feb | SFL.N0000 ... 20%
Multi Finance PLC - multifinance.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,000 today - feb | MFL.N0000 ... 20%
The Nuwara Eliya Hotels Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,400 today - feb | NEH.N0000 ... 24%
Arpico Finance Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,800 today - jan | ARPI.N0000 ... 18%
Chemanex PLC - chemanex.com 10,000 ≈ 1,800 today - jan | CHMX.N0000 ... 18%
Palm Garden Hotels PLC - confifigroup.com 10,000 ≈ 1,700 feb - jan | PALM.N0000 ... 17%
Harischandra Mills PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,500 feb - jan | HARI.N0000 ... 25%
Prime Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,900 feb - jan | GSF.N0000 ... 19%
Horana Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,800 feb - jan | HOPL.N0000 ... 38%
Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,800 feb - dec | TPL.N0000 ... 18%
The Lighthouse Hotel PLC - jetwinghotels.com 10,000 ≈ 1,800 feb - jan | LHL.N0000 ... 18%
Watawala Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,800 feb - dec | WATA.N0000 ... 18%
Elpitiya Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,700 feb - jan | ELPL.N0000 ... 17%
Renuka Holdings PLC - renukagroup.com 10,000 ≈ 2,100 feb - jan | RHL.X0000 ... 21%
Orient Finance PLC - orientfinance.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,300 feb - jan | BFN.N0000 ... 23%
Bogawantalawa Tea Estates PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,300 feb - dec | BOPL.N0000 ... 43%
Malwatte Valley Plantations PLC - malwatte.lk 10,000 ≈ 3,200 feb - dec | MAL.N0000 ... 32%
Ceylon Hotels Corporation PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 feb - jan | CHOT.N0000 ... 16%
Renuka Foods PLC - renukagroup.com 10,000 ≈ 1,900 feb - jan | COCO.N0000 ... 19%
MTD Walkers PLC - walkerscml.com 10,000 ≈ 3,100 feb - jan | KAPI.N0000 ... 31%
Asia Capital PLC - asiacapital.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,700 feb - jan | ACAP.N0000 ... 17%
Hayleys Fibre PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,600 feb - jan | HEXP.N0000 ... 46%
Tangerine Beach Hotels PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 feb - jan | TANG.N0000 ... 16%
Renuka Foods PLC - renukagroup.com 10,000 ≈ 3,800 feb - jan | COCO.X0000 ... 38%
Galadari Hotels (Lanka) PLC - galadarihotel.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,500 feb - dec | GHLL.N0000 ... 25%
Hunas Falls Hotels PLC - amayaresorts.com 10,000 ≈ 13,200 feb - dec | HUNA.N0000 ... 132%
Hapugastenne Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,900 feb - jan | HAPU.N0000 ... 39%
Softlogic Life Insurance PLC - asianalliance.lk 10,000 ≈ 3,300 feb - dec | AAIC.N0000 ... 33%
Balangoda Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,000 jan - jan | BALA.N0000 ... 40%
Maskeliya Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,100 jan - jan | MASK.N0000 ... 41%
Renuka Hotels PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,800 jan - jan | RCH.N0000 ... 18%
Eden Hotel Lanka PLC - brownshotels.com 10,000 ≈ 1,700 jan - jan | EDEN.N0000 ... 17%
HNB Assurance PLC - hnbassurance.com 10,000 ≈ 3,000 jan - nov | HASU.N0000 ... 30%
Serendib Engineering Group PLC - serendibengineering.com 10,000 ≈ 5,700 jan - dec | IDL.N0000 ... 57%
People`s Merchant Finance PLC - peoplesmerchant.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,700 jan - jan | PMB.N0000 ... 17%
Hotel Sigiriya PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 jan - jan | HSIG.N0000 ... 20%
Madulsima Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,900 jan - jan | MADU.N0000 ... 19%
Dolphin Hotels PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,900 jan - jan | STAF.N0000 ... 19%
Sri Lanka Telecom PLC - slt.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,800 jan - dec | SLTL.N0000 ... 18%
Associated Motor Finance Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 8,000 jan - dec | AMF.N0000 ... 80%
Janashakthi Insurance Company PLC - janashakthi.com 10,000 ≈ 5,000 jan - nov | JINS.N0000 ... 50%
Amana Takaful Life PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 jan - dec | ATLL.N0000 ... 20%
Amaya Leisure PLC - connaissanceceylon.com 10,000 ≈ 3,900 jan - dec | CONN.N0000 ... 39%
Odel PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 jan - dec | ODEL.N0000 ... 16%
Merchant Bank Of Sri Lanka & Finance P - mbslbank.com 10,000 ≈ 2,200 jan - dec | MBSL.N0000 ... 22%
Renuka City Hotel PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,400 jan - dec | RENU.N0000 ... 24%
Tea Smallholder Factories PLC - centralfinance.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,800 jan - nov | TSML.N0000 ... 18%
Radiant Gems International PLC - radiantgems.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,000 jan - nov | RGEM.N0000 ... 20%
Seylan Bank PLC - eseylan.com 10,000 ≈ 1,600 dec - nov | SEYB.N0000 ... 16%
First Capital Holdings PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,900 dec - nov | CFVF.N0000 ... 19%
Morison PLC - morison.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,300 dec - dec | MORI.X0000 ... 23%
Lake House Printers And Publishers PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 dec - dec | LPRT.N0000 ... 22%
Union Assurance PLC - unionassurance.com 10,000 ≈ 1,700 dec - nov | UAL.N0000 ... 17%
Candor Opportunities Fund 10,000 ≈ 3,100 dec - dec | COF.U0000 ... 31%
Aia Insurance Lanka PLC - aialife.com.lk 10,000 ≈ 9,200 dec - nov | CTCE.N0000 ... 92%
Seylan Bank PLC - eseylan.com 10,000 ≈ 1,700 dec - nov | SEYB.X0000 ... 17%
Dunamis Capital PLC - dunamis.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,400 dec - nov | CSEC.N0000 ... 24%
The Autodrome PLC - autodrome.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,600 dec - dec | AUTO.N0000 ... 16%
Selinsing PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,500 dec - nov | SELI.N0000 ... 35%
Sunshine Holdings PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 dec - nov | SUN.N0000 ... 16%
Richard Pieris Exports PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,700 dec - sep | REXP.N0000 ... 37%
Tal Lanka Hotels PLC - taj.tajhotels.com 10,000 ≈ 1,900 dec - nov | TAJ.N0000 ... 19%
East West Properties PLC - eastwest.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,600 dec - nov | EAST.N0000 ... 16%
Softlogic Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,300 dec - dec | CRL.N0000 ... 23%
Samson International PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,700 dec - nov | SIL.N0000 ... 17%
Equity Two PLC - carsoncumberbatch.com 10,000 ≈ 4,000 dec - oct | ETWO.N0000 ... 40%
Brown & Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,300 dec - oct | BRWN.N0000 ... 23%
Ramboda Falls PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,500 dec - nov | RFL.N0000 ... 25%
Dipped Products PLC - dplgroup.com 10,000 ≈ 1,700 nov - oct | DIPD.N0000 ... 17%
Eastern Merchants PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 nov - oct | EMER.N0000 ... 16%
Convenience Foods (lanka )plc - muncheelk.com 10,000 ≈ 2,500 nov - nov | SOY.N0000 ... 25%
Vallibel Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 nov - oct | VFIN.N0000 ... 16%
Bimputh Finance PLC - bimputhfinance.com 10,000 ≈ 1,600 nov - nov | BLI.N0000 ... 16%
Kotmale Holdings PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,700 nov - nov | LAMB.N0000 ... 17%
Serendib Hotels PLC - serendibleisure.com 10,000 ≈ 3,700 nov - oct | SHOT.X0000 ... 37%
John Keells Holdings PLC - keells.com 10,000 ≈ 2,000 nov - oct | JKH.N0000 ... 20%
Cargo Boat Development Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,900 nov - sep | CABO.N0000 ... 19%
The Colombo Fort Land & Building PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 nov - oct | CFLB.N0000 ... 22%
Trade Finance & Investments PLC - tfil.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,300 nov - oct | TFIL.N0000 ... 23%
People's Leasing and Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,100 nov - oct | PLC.N0000 ... 21%
Aitken Spence PLC - aitkenspence.com 10,000 ≈ 1,600 nov - oct | SPEN.N0000 ... 16%
Lolc Holdings PLC - lankaorix.com 10,000 ≈ 1,700 nov - oct | LOLC.N0000 ... 17%
City Housing & Real Estate Co. PLC - ceylincoproperties.com 10,000 ≈ 1,800 nov - oct | CHOU.N0000 ... 18%
Ceylon Guardian Investment Trust PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,800 nov - oct | GUAR.N0000 ... 18%
Acme Printing & Packaging PLC - acmepacklk.com 10,000 ≈ 2,200 nov - oct | ACME.N0000 ... 22%
Amana Takaful PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 nov - oct | ATL.N0000 ... 20%
Commercial Credit and Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,900 nov - oct | COCR.N0000 ... 19%
Access Engineering PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,700 nov - oct | AEL.N0000 ... 27%
Lee Hedges PLC - shawwallace.com 10,000 ≈ 1,900 nov - oct | SHAW.N0000 ... 19%
Colombo Land & Development Company PLC - colomboland.com 10,000 ≈ 1,900 nov - oct | CLND.N0000 ... 19%
Lankem Developments PLC - lankem.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,400 nov - oct | LDEV.N0000 ... 24%
Sathosa Motors PLC - sathosamotorsplc.com 10,000 ≈ 2,800 nov - oct | SMOT.N0000 ... 28%
CIC Holdings PLC - cic.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,700 nov - oct | CIC.X0000 ... 17%
Aitken Spence Hotel Holdings PLC - aitkenspencehotels.com 10,000 ≈ 2,200 nov - oct | AHUN.N0000 ... 22%
Ceylon Investment PLC - carsoncumberbatch.com 10,000 ≈ 1,700 nov - oct | CINV.N0000 ... 17%
Carson Cumberbatch PLC - carsoncumberbatch.com 10,000 ≈ 1,700 nov - oct | CARS.N0000 ... 17%
Alumex PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,700 nov - oct | ALUM.N0000 ... 17%
Tokyo Cement Company (lanka) PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,000 nov - oct | TKYO.N0000 ... 30%
Guardian Capital Partners PLC - carsoncumberbatch.com 10,000 ≈ 2,700 nov - oct | WAPO.N0000 ... 27%
Tokyo Cement Company (lanka) PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,800 nov - oct | TKYO.X0000 ... 28%
Housing Development Finance Corporatio 10,000 ≈ 2,700 nov - oct | HDFC.N0000 ... 27%
Alufab PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,300 nov - oct | ALUF.N0000 ... 23%
Hikkaduwa Beach Resort PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 nov - oct | CITH.N0000 ... 22%
Lankem Ceylon PLC - lankem.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,300 nov - oct | LCEY.N0000 ... 23%
Singer (sri Lanka) PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 nov - oct | SINS.N0000 ... 22%
Sinhaputhra Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 oct - oct | SFL.P0000 ... 16%
Singer Industries (Ceylon) PLC - singersl.com 10,000 ≈ 1,900 oct - oct | SINI.N0000 ... 19%
Huejay International Investments PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,400 oct - sep | HUEJ.N0000 ... 24%
Ceylon Printers PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 oct - sep | CPRT.N0000 ... 16%
Paragon Ceylon PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 oct - sep | PARA.N0000 ... 16%
Ambeon Holdings PLC - erlanka.com 10,000 ≈ 3,200 oct - aug | GREG.N0000 ... 32%
Commercial Leasing & Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 oct - aug | CLC.N0000 ... 16%
Abans Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 oct - sep | AFSL.N0000 ... 22%
Ambeon Capital PLC - taprobane.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,600 oct - aug | TAP.N0000 ... 16%
Bansei Royal Resorts Hikkaduwa PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,100 oct - sep | BRR.N0000 ... 21%
Millennium Housing Developers PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 oct - aug | MHDL.N0000 ... 20%
Kelani Cables PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,100 sep - sep | KCAB.N0000 ... 21%
Agalawatte Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,300 sep - aug | AGAL.N0000 ... 23%
Laugfs Gas PLC - laugfsgas.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,700 sep - aug | LGL.N0000 ... 27%
Laugfs Gas PLC - laugfsgas.lk 10,000 ≈ 3,800 sep - aug | LGL.X0000 ... 38%
Mahaweli Reach Hotels PLC - mahaweli.com 10,000 ≈ 1,600 sep - aug | MRH.N0000 ... 16%
Serendib Land PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,800 sep - aug | SLND.N0000 ... 18%
Asian Hotels & Properties PLC - crescat.com 10,000 ≈ 3,000 sep - aug | AHPL.N0000 ... 30%
Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC - dankotuwa.com 10,000 ≈ 2,100 sep - aug | DPL.N0000 ... 21%
Printcare PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,900 sep - aug | CARE.N0000 ... 19%
Lolc Development Finance PLC - lolc.com 10,000 ≈ 3,000 sep - aug | NIFL.N0000 ... 30%
Kelsey Developments PLC - kelsey.lk 10,000 ≈ 3,800 sep - aug | KDL.N0000 ... 38%
Browns Beach Hotels PLC - brownshotels.com 10,000 ≈ 1,600 sep - aug | BBH.N0000 ... 16%
Udapussellawa Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,400 sep - aug | UDPL.N0000 ... 24%
Colombo City Holdings PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,700 aug - aug | PHAR.N0000 ... 17%

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