Carreras jumps $20 to $110 record high

Carreras climbed to a 52 weeks’ high of $110 on Tuesdaay.

In modest trading on main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended with more stock declining than advancing but with a big jump in the price of Carreras by nearly $20 helping to drive the indices up at the close on Tuesday. At the close, 27 securities traded in the main market with 2 trading in the US dollar market, leading to 8 stocks advancing and 15 declining.
The All Jamaica Composite Index advanced 919.07 points to close at 257,575.32, the JSE Market Index gained 837.37 points to 234,680.30 and the JSE US dollar market index declined 12.17 points to close at 189.00.
The main market ended with 2,850,716 units valued at $31,654,846 changing hands compared to 1,923,682 units valued at $19,764,112 at the close on Monday. Trading in the US dollar market accounted for 282,881 units valued at US$87,908 bringing the total of all trades to J$42,907,126.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading in the main and US dollar markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
The main market ended trading with an average of 105,582 units valued at $1,172,402 for each security traded compared to an average of 96,184 units valued at $988,206. The average volume and value for the month to date ended at 116,472 units with an average value of $2,430,947 compared with an average of 117,153 units with an average value of $2,509,606 on the previous trading day. The average volume and value for June ended at 218,951 units with an average value of $3,871,959.
In market activity, Barita Investments traded 35 cents lower to close at $6.65 with 150 units changing hands, Berger Paints closed at $15.68 trading 8,710 shares, Cable and Wireless lost 4 cents, closing at 90 cents with 937,467 stock units switching owners, Caribbean Cement closed at $24.80, losing 90 cents exchanging 49,814 shares, Carreras skyrocketed to a new high of $110, with gains of $19.75 while trading 4,920 units, Grace Kennedy closed at $41, with a loss of 50 cents exchanging 29,034 shares. Jamaica Broilers closed at $18.01, with a loss of 49 cents while trading 256,628 shares, Jamaica Producers gained 35 cents, closing at $14.50 with 36,616 shares traded. Jamaica Stock Exchange closed at $6.49 exchanging 29,850 shares, JMMB Group lost 20 cents to close at $19, with trades of 38,014 shares, Kingston Properties gained 5 cents to close at $7.20 exchanging 3,282 shares, Kingston Wharves traded $1 higher to $30, with 250 units switching owners. Mayberry Investments closed at $4.55, with an exchange of 31,000 shares, NCB Financial Group traded 87 cents lower to $74.05, after exchanging 29,557 shares, PanJam Investment closed with gains of $1 to $33, trading 8,427 units, Portland JSX exchanged 300 units at $10, Proven Investments gained 4 cents, closing at $24.71 with 261,700 shares traded, Pulse Investments fell by 17 cents to $2.32 with 54,907 shares changing owners, Radio Jamaica lost 5 cents to close at $1.25, trading 179,023 shares. Sagicor Group dropped 49 cents, with an exchange of 89,872 shares, to close at $31.50. Scotia Group lost 49 cents, closing at $43.51 with 86,085 shares trading, Scotia Investments closed with gains of 89 cents to $36.99 trading 18,000 units, Seprod lost 20 cents, closing at $29.75 trading 1,490 shares, Sterling Investments closed at $14, with a loss of 5 cents trading 570 units, Supreme Ventures traded 592,150 shares at $7.80. Proven Investments US ordinary shares lost 0.02 US cents to close at 24 US cents trading 260,398 units, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.5% preference share closed at $2, losing 10 cents exchanging 100,000 units and JMMB Group US 6% preference share traded 22,483 units at US$1.12.


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