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 190 stocks that each returned 35% 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 19,600 had you invested 6 months ago.


COMPANY CAPITAL ≈ PROFIT HELD | STOCK RALLY%
Citrus Leisure PLC - citrusleisure.com 10,000 ≈ 2,700 today - jun | REEF.N0000 ... 27%
Hunas Falls Hotels PLC - amayaresorts.com 10,000 ≈ 1,900 today - jun | HUNA.N0000 ... 19%
Ceylon Hotels Corporation PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 today - jun | CHOT.N0000 ... 16%
Commercial Credit and Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,500 today - jun | COCR.N0000 ... 25%
Lake House Printers And Publishers PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 today - jun | LPRT.N0000 ... 22%
Kelsey Developments PLC - kelsey.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,800 today - jun | KDL.N0000 ... 18%
Laugfs Gas PLC - laugfsgas.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,700 today - jun | LGL.N0000 ... 17%
East West Properties PLC - eastwest.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,400 today - jun | EAST.N0000 ... 24%
Lee Hedges PLC - shawwallace.com 10,000 ≈ 3,900 today - jun | SHAW.N0000 ... 39%
Alumex PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,900 today - jun | ALUM.N0000 ... 29%
Janashakthi Insurance PLC - janashakthi.com 10,000 ≈ 4,300 today - jun | JINS.N0000 ... 43%
Lvl Energy Fund PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,800 today - jun | LVEF.N0000 ... 18%
E B Creasy & Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,400 today - jun | EBCR.N0000 ... 24%
CIC Holdings PLC - cic.lk 10,000 ≈ 3,100 today - jun | CIC.N0000 ... 31%
Lolc Holdings PLC - lankaorix.com 10,000 ≈ 1,600 today - jun | LOLC.N0000 ... 16%
Resus Energy PLC - resusenergy.lk 10,000 ≈ 3,200 today - jun | HPWR.N0000 ... 32%
First Capital Holdings PLC 10,000 ≈ 6,200 today - jun | CFVF.N0000 ... 62%
Sampath Bank PLC - sampath.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,300 today - jun | SAMP.N0000 ... 23%
Ceylon Grain Elevators PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,900 today - jun | GRAN.N0000 ... 29%
C M Holdings PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 today - jun | COLO.N0000 ... 22%
Ceylinco Insurance PLC - ceylinco-insurance.com 10,000 ≈ 2,800 today - jun | CINS.N0000 ... 28%
Hayleys Fabric PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,900 today - jun | MGT.N0000 ... 29%
Amana Takaful PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,300 today - jun | ATL.N0000 ... 33%
Melstacorp PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,900 today - jun | MELS.N0000 ... 19%
Abans Electricals PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 today - jun | ABAN.N0000 ... 22%
B P P L Holdings PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 today - jun | BPPL.N0000 ... 16%
Hatton National Bank PLC - hnb.net 10,000 ≈ 2,100 today - jun | HNB.N0000 ... 21%
Commercial Bank Of Ceylon PLC - combank.net 10,000 ≈ 2,600 today - jun | COMB.N0000 ... 26%
Merchant Bank Of Sri Lanka & Finance P - mbslbank.com 10,000 ≈ 1,600 today - jun | MBSL.N0000 ... 16%
Commercial Bank Of Ceylon PLC - combank.net 10,000 ≈ 2,900 today - jun | COMB.X0000 ... 29%
Hatton National Bank PLC - hnb.net 10,000 ≈ 1,900 today - jun | HNB.X0000 ... 19%
CIC Holdings PLC - cic.lk 10,000 ≈ 4,500 today - jun | CIC.X0000 ... 45%
Lanka IOC PLC - lankaioc.com 10,000 ≈ 2,800 today - jun | LIOC.N0000 ... 28%
Lanka Walltiles PLC - lankawall.com 10,000 ≈ 1,600 today - jun | LWL.N0000 ... 16%
Three Acre Farms PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,700 today - may | TAFL.N0000 ... 17%
Ambeon Holdings PLC - erlanka.com 10,000 ≈ 3,800 today - may | GREG.N0000 ... 38%
Kelani Tyres PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,800 today - may | TYRE.N0000 ... 18%
Bukit Darah PLC - carsoncumberbatch.com 10,000 ≈ 1,900 today - may | BUKI.N0000 ... 19%
Lotus Hydro Power PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,500 today - may | HPFL.N0000 ... 25%
Aitken Spence PLC - aitkenspence.com 10,000 ≈ 4,700 today - may | SPEN.N0000 ... 47%
People's Leasing and Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,200 today - may | PLC.N0000 ... 32%
Nations Trust Bank PLC - nationstrust.com 10,000 ≈ 2,200 today - may | NTB.N0000 ... 22%
John Keells Hotels PLC - keells.com 10,000 ≈ 3,300 today - may | KHL.N0000 ... 33%
Sanasa Development Bank PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,200 today - may | SDB.N0000 ... 42%
Dipped Products PLC - dplgroup.com 10,000 ≈ 9,100 today - may | DIPD.N0000 ... 91%
Regnis(lanka) PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,800 today - may | REG.N0000 ... 28%
Tokyo Cement Company (lanka) PLC 10,000 ≈ 7,300 today - may | TKYO.N0000 ... 73%
Lanka Tiles PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,900 today - may | TILE.N0000 ... 39%
Access Engineering PLC 10,000 ≈ 6,000 today - may | AEL.N0000 ... 60%
Asian Hotels & Properties PLC - crescat.com 10,000 ≈ 3,100 jul - jun | AHPL.N0000 ... 31%
Seylan Bank PLC - eseylan.com 10,000 ≈ 9,300 jul - may | SEYB.N0000 ... 93%
Ceylon Investment PLC - carsoncumberbatch.com 10,000 ≈ 2,100 jul - jun | CINV.N0000 ... 21%
Housing Development Finance Corporatio 10,000 ≈ 2,400 jul - jun | HDFC.N0000 ... 24%
Mahaweli Reach Hotels PLC - mahaweli.com 10,000 ≈ 2,100 jul - jun | MRH.N0000 ... 21%
Laugfs Gas PLC - laugfsgas.lk 10,000 ≈ 4,300 jul - may | LGL.X0000 ... 43%
Abans Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,600 jul - jun | AFSL.N0000 ... 26%
Teejay Lanka PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,200 jul - may | TJL.N0000 ... 42%
Dialog Finance PLC - ctf.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,100 jul - jun | CALF.N0000 ... 21%
John Keells Holdings PLC - keells.com 10,000 ≈ 6,100 jul - may | JKH.N0000 ... 61%
Chemanex PLC - chemanex.com 10,000 ≈ 2,100 jul - jun | CHMX.N0000 ... 21%
Brown & Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,800 jul - jun | BRWN.N0000 ... 28%
Seylan Bank PLC - eseylan.com 10,000 ≈ 6,300 jul - may | SEYB.X0000 ... 63%
Ceylinco Insurance PLC - ceylinco-insurance.com 10,000 ≈ 2,200 jul - may | CINS.X0000 ... 22%
Marawila Resorts PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,700 jul - may | MARA.N0000 ... 27%
Colombo Investment Trust PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 jun - may | CIT.N0000 ... 20%
Haycarb PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,700 jun - may | HAYC.N0000 ... 17%
Piramal Glass Ceylon PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,900 jun - may | GLAS.N0000 ... 19%
Dolphin Hotels PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,300 jun - jun | STAF.N0000 ... 23%
Browns Investments PLC 10,000 ≈ 7,000 jun - may | BIL.N0000 ... 70%
Softlogic Capital PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 jun - may | SCAP.N0000 ... 20%
Orient Finance PLC - orientfinance.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,700 jun - jun | BFN.N0000 ... 27%
Bairaha Farms PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 jun - may | BFL.N0000 ... 16%
Hotel Sigiriya PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,500 jun - jun | HSIG.N0000 ... 25%
Seylan Developments PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,600 jun - may | CSD.N0000 ... 26%
Dilmah Ceylon Tea Company PLC - dilmahtea.com 10,000 ≈ 1,700 jun - may | CTEA.N0000 ... 17%
Acl Cables PLC - acl.lk 10,000 ≈ 8,200 jun - may | ACL.N0000 ... 82%
Watawala Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 7,800 jun - may | WATA.N0000 ... 78%
The Lighthouse Hotel PLC - jetwinghotels.com 10,000 ≈ 4,900 jun - jun | LHL.N0000 ... 49%
Lion Brewery Ceylon PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,700 jun - may | LION.N0000 ... 17%
Tokyo Cement Company (lanka) PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,800 jun - may | TKYO.X0000 ... 48%
Browns Beach Hotels PLC - brownshotels.com 10,000 ≈ 9,600 jun - may | BBH.N0000 ... 96%
Bimputh Finance PLC - bimputhfinance.com 10,000 ≈ 2,100 jun - jun | BLI.N0000 ... 21%
Vallibel Power Erathna PLC - vallibel.com 10,000 ≈ 1,900 jun - may | VPEL.N0000 ... 19%
HVA Foods PLC - heladiv.com 10,000 ≈ 8,800 jun - may | HVA.N0000 ... 88%
Malwatte Valley Plantations PLC - malwatte.lk 10,000 ≈ 8,100 jun - may | MAL.X0000 ... 81%
Renuka Capital PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,600 jun - may | KZOO.N0000 ... 26%
The Kandy Hotels Company (1938) PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,600 jun - may | KHC.N0000 ... 26%
Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC - dankotuwa.com 10,000 ≈ 1,900 jun - jun | DPL.N0000 ... 19%
Convenience Foods (lanka )plc - muncheelk.com 10,000 ≈ 3,300 jun - may | SOY.N0000 ... 33%
Ceylon Cold Stores PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,000 jun - may | CCS.N0000 ... 20%
Palm Garden Hotels PLC - confifigroup.com 10,000 ≈ 2,300 jun - jun | PALM.N0000 ... 23%
Lolc Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 5,000 jun - may | LOFC.N0000 ... 50%
Unisyst Engineering PLC 10,000 ≈ 5,500 jun - may | ALUF.N0000 ... 55%
Richard Pieris And Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,700 jun - may | RICH.N0000 ... 27%
Sunshine Holdings PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,600 jun - may | SUN.N0000 ... 26%
Kelani Cables PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,000 jun - may | KCAB.N0000 ... 40%
Cargills (ceylon) PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,100 jun - may | CARG.N0000 ... 21%
C. W. Mackie PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,500 jun - may | CWM.N0000 ... 25%
The Kingsbury PLC - thekingsburyhotel.com 10,000 ≈ 3,200 jun - may | SERV.N0000 ... 32%
Lolc Development Finance PLC - lolc.com 10,000 ≈ 1,600 jun - may | NIFL.N0000 ... 16%
Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC - caltex.com 10,000 ≈ 2,400 jun - may | LLUB.N0000 ... 24%
Ceylon Guardian Investment Trust PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,200 jun - may | GUAR.N0000 ... 32%
Central Industries PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,500 jun - may | CIND.N0000 ... 35%
The Fortress Resorts PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,300 jun - may | RHTL.N0000 ... 33%
Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC - pabcbank.com 10,000 ≈ 4,900 jun - may | PABC.N0000 ... 49%
Dialog Axiata PLC - dialog.lk 10,000 ≈ 3,400 jun - may | DIAL.N0000 ... 34%
Lanka Realty Investments PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 jun - may | ASCO.N0000 ... 16%
Softlogic Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,700 jun - may | CRL.N0000 ... 47%
Union Bank Of Colombo PLC - unionb.com 10,000 ≈ 5,400 jun - may | UBC.N0000 ... 54%
Bansei Royal Resorts Hikkaduwa PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,300 jun - may | BRR.N0000 ... 43%
Jetwing Symphony PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,300 jun - may | JETS.N0000 ... 23%
The Lanka Hospitals Corporation PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,600 jun - may | LHCL.N0000 ... 36%
Serendib Hotels PLC - serendibleisure.com 10,000 ≈ 6,900 jun - may | SHOT.X0000 ... 69%
Odel PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,500 jun - may | ODEL.N0000 ... 35%
Distilleries Company Of Sri Lanka PLC - dcslgroup.com 10,000 ≈ 3,000 jun - may | DIST.N0000 ... 30%
Eastern Merchants PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,700 jun - may | EMER.N0000 ... 27%
Tangerine Beach Hotels PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,100 jun - may | TANG.N0000 ... 21%
Tea Smallholder Factories PLC - centralfinance.lk 10,000 ≈ 7,000 jun - may | TSML.N0000 ... 70%
Hikkaduwa Beach Resort PLC 10,000 ≈ 6,100 jun - may | CITH.N0000 ... 61%
National Development Bank PLC - ndb.org 10,000 ≈ 2,600 jun - may | NDB.N0000 ... 26%
Dfcc Bank PLC - dfccbank.com 10,000 ≈ 2,300 jun - may | DFCC.N0000 ... 23%
C T Land Development PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,200 jun - may | CTLD.N0000 ... 22%
Lankem Developments PLC - lankem.lk 10,000 ≈ 8,700 jun - may | LDEV.N0000 ... 87%
Singer (sri Lanka) PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,100 jun - may | SINS.N0000 ... 41%
Commercial Development Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,400 jun - may | COMD.N0000 ... 24%
Colombo Dockyard PLC - cdl.lk 10,000 ≈ 5,300 jun - may | DOCK.N0000 ... 53%
Hayleys Fibre PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,900 jun - may | HEXP.N0000 ... 29%
Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,100 jun - may | TPL.N0000 ... 21%
Carson Cumberbatch PLC - carsoncumberbatch.com 10,000 ≈ 2,000 jun - may | CARS.N0000 ... 20%
Agalawatte Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,300 jun - may | AGAL.N0000 ... 23%
Kegalle Plantations PLC - keells.com 10,000 ≈ 2,100 jun - may | KGAL.N0000 ... 21%
Malwatte Valley Plantations PLC - malwatte.lk 10,000 ≈ 5,700 jun - may | MAL.N0000 ... 57%
Sierra Cables PLC 10,000 ≈ 5,000 jun - may | SIRA.N0000 ... 50%
Vallibel Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,100 jun - may | VFIN.N0000 ... 41%
Singer Finance (lanka) PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,000 jun - may | SFIN.N0000 ... 40%
Citizens Development Business Finance - cdb.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,000 jun - may | CDB.X0000 ... 20%
Trade Finance & Investments PLC - tfil.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,200 jun - may | TFIL.N0000 ... 22%
Amana Takaful Life PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,800 jun - may | ATLL.N0000 ... 18%
Printcare PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,900 jun - may | CARE.N0000 ... 49%
Galadari Hotels (Lanka) PLC - galadarihotel.lk 10,000 ≈ 4,800 jun - may | GHLL.N0000 ... 48%
Bogala Graphite Lanka PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,700 jun - may | BOGA.N0000 ... 27%
Hatton Plantations PLC - hattonplantations.lk 10,000 ≈ 5,000 jun - may | HPL.N0000 ... 50%
Asia Capital PLC - asiacapital.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,500 jun - may | ACAP.N0000 ... 25%
Lankem Ceylon PLC - lankem.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,400 jun - may | LCEY.N0000 ... 24%
Guardian Capital Partners PLC - carsoncumberbatch.com 10,000 ≈ 2,200 jun - may | WAPO.N0000 ... 22%
Radiant Gems International PLC - radiantgems.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,000 jun - may | RGEM.N0000 ... 20%
Elpitiya Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,500 jun - may | ELPL.N0000 ... 45%
Sinhaputhra Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 16,000 jun - may | SFL.P0000 ... 160%
Sri Lanka Telecom PLC - slt.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,900 jun - may | SLTL.N0000 ... 29%
Acl Plastics PLC 10,000 ≈ 4,400 jun - may | APLA.N0000 ... 44%
Serendib Hotels PLC - serendibleisure.com 10,000 ≈ 1,600 jun - may | SHOT.N0000 ... 16%
Bogawantalawa Tea Estates PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,800 jun - may | BOPL.N0000 ... 28%
Singer Industries (Ceylon) PLC - singersl.com 10,000 ≈ 2,200 jun - may | SINI.N0000 ... 22%
Renuka Holdings PLC - renukagroup.com 10,000 ≈ 2,600 jun - may | RHL.X0000 ... 26%
Waskaduwa Beach Resort PLC 10,000 ≈ 5,700 jun - may | CITW.N0000 ... 57%
Arpico Insurance PLC - arpicoinsurance.com 10,000 ≈ 3,900 jun - may | AINS.N0000 ... 39%
Aitken Spence Hotel Holdings PLC - aitkenspencehotels.com 10,000 ≈ 6,900 jun - may | AHUN.N0000 ... 69%
Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC - rocell.com 10,000 ≈ 2,500 jun - may | RCL.N0000 ... 25%
Colombo Land & Development Company PLC - colomboland.com 10,000 ≈ 4,300 jun - may | CLND.N0000 ... 43%
Cargo Boat Development Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,700 jun - may | CABO.N0000 ... 37%
Asiri Hospital Holdings PLC - asirihealth.com 10,000 ≈ 2,500 jun - may | ASIR.N0000 ... 25%
Acme Printing & Packaging PLC - acmepacklk.com 10,000 ≈ 4,400 jun - may | ACME.N0000 ... 44%
Maskeliya Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,900 jun - may | MASK.N0000 ... 39%
Renuka Foods PLC - renukagroup.com 10,000 ≈ 3,700 jun - may | COCO.X0000 ... 37%
Balangoda Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 5,000 may - may | BALA.N0000 ... 50%
Madulsima Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 7,000 may - may | MADU.N0000 ... 70%
Softlogic Life Insurance PLC - asianalliance.lk 10,000 ≈ 4,800 may - may | AAIC.N0000 ... 48%
Kotagala Plantations PLC - lankemplantations.lk 10,000 ≈ 5,000 may - may | KOTA.N0000 ... 50%
L B Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 1,600 may - may | LFIN.N0000 ... 16%
Softlogic Holdings PLC - softlogic.lk 10,000 ≈ 2,200 may - may | SHL.N0000 ... 22%
Prime Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,100 may - may | GSF.N0000 ... 21%
Pegasus Hotels Of Ceylon PLC - pegasusreefhotel.com 10,000 ≈ 2,900 may - may | PEG.N0000 ... 29%
Laugfs Power PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,000 may - may | LPL.X0000 ... 30%
Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC - dimolanka.com 10,000 ≈ 2,500 may - may | DIMO.N0000 ... 25%
Overseas Realty (ceylon) PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,800 may - may | OSEA.N0000 ... 38%
People`s Merchant Finance PLC - peoplesmerchant.lk 10,000 ≈ 4,100 may - may | PMB.N0000 ... 41%
Multi Finance PLC - multifinance.lk 10,000 ≈ 1,600 may - may | MFL.N0000 ... 16%
Tal Lanka Hotels PLC - taj.tajhotels.com 10,000 ≈ 3,900 may - may | TAJ.N0000 ... 39%
The Colombo Fort Land & Building PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,000 may - may | CFLB.N0000 ... 30%
Namunukula Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,300 may - may | NAMU.N0000 ... 23%
Amaya Leisure PLC - connaissanceceylon.com 10,000 ≈ 5,500 may - may | CONN.N0000 ... 55%
Sinhaputhra Finance PLC - sinhaputhra.lk 10,000 ≈ 7,200 may - may | SFL.N0000 ... 72%
Asia Asset Finance PLC 10,000 ≈ 3,600 may - may | AAF.N0000 ... 36%
Alliance Finance Company PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,600 may - may | ALLI.N0000 ... 26%
Sigiriya Village Hotels PLC 10,000 ≈ 6,600 may - may | SIGV.N0000 ... 66%
Serendib Engineering Group PLC - serendibengineering.com 10,000 ≈ 3,700 may - may | IDL.N0000 ... 37%
Hapugastenne Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,500 may - may | HAPU.N0000 ... 25%
Udapussellawa Plantations PLC 10,000 ≈ 2,500 may - may | UDPL.N0000 ... 25%
Renuka Holdings PLC - renukagroup.com 10,000 ≈ 3,600 may - may | RHL.N0000 ... 36%
Equity Two PLC - carsoncumberbatch.com 10,000 ≈ 1,600 feb - jan | ETWO.N0000 ... 16%

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