First Investment Bank, CB Corporate Commercial Bank, Lead and Zinc Complex and Holding Patishta are the new components of SOFIX. Petrol Jsc leaves the index.
Moststroy, CB Corporate Commercial Bank, Devin Jsc, Aroma, Elhim Iskra and Lomsko Pivo will enter BG40, replacing Alcomet, Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, Favorit Hold, Polimeri, EMKA and Decotex.
It would be interesting to take a look at the performance of these stocks since the beginning of the year.
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So far this year SOFIX has plunged 21.8%. CB Corporate Commercial Bank has made the smallest loss of all new components – 5.4% since the beginning of the year.
The biggest decliner is Lead and Zinc Complex, which fell 24.47% between Jan 2 and March 6. Excluding Lead and Zinc Complex, all newcomers have lost less than the index itself.
Holding Patishta dipped 19.4% and FIB lost 17.2% this year.
We may expect to see some changes on these positions from now on.
The situation is a little different with BG40. The broad indicator slipped 24.4% between Jan 2 and March 6. The declines on five of the new positions are greater than the index's loss. Moststroy dropped the most (42.5%) , followed by Aroma (25.8%) and Elhim Iskra (25.5%).
Lomsko Pivo seems to be the best performer among them – the stock lost only 2.8%. Devin dipped 11.2%.
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*Prices are in BGN. Aroma has been adjusted in view of the forthcoming capital increase.