Another record close for JSE – Wednesday

Investors pushed the Jamaica Stock Exchange to yet another record close, when traded ended on Wednesday.
At the close the All Jamaican Composite Index rising 686.42 points to close at 336,693.61 and the JSE Index climbed 625.40 points to 306,765.91.
Market activities resulted in 24 securities trading, compared to 25 on Tuesday in the main and US dollar markets of which 11 advanced, 7 declined and 6 traded firm.
Stocks with major price changes are, Caribbean Cement with a rise of $2.50 to $42, Grace Kennedy rose $1 to end at $51, JMMB Group lost 65 cents to end at $27.60, Kingston Properties lost 65 cents to end at $5.35 and Sagicor Group lost 70 cents and closed at $38.50. Supreme Ventures traded at a new high of $16 and ended at a new record close of $15.30.
The volume of stocks trading on the main market declined sharply to 2,236,723 units valued at a mere $34,192,073, down sharply from 11,446,622 units valued at $579,818,518 on Tuesday. Wisynco Group traded just 1,080,201 units to be the only security trading over a million shares.
Trading resulted in an average of 101,669 units valued at an average of $1,554,185 compared to 497,679 units valued at an average of $25,209,501 for each security traded on Tuesday. For the month to date 205,980 units traded with an average value of $7,083,190 and on the previous day 215,958 units traded with an average value of $7,679,455 on average. May closed with an average of 589,414 shares with a value of $16,532.367, for each security traded.
In the US dollar market, 74,305 units valued at just US$42,963 traded with Proven Investments trading 45,525 units and gained of 3 cents to close at 23 US cents and in the US dollar preference sectors JMMB Group 6% closed at US$1 with 35,300 units. The JSE USD Equities Index rose 1.03 points to close at 161.78.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 closing with lower offers.
For more details of market activities see – Trading falls on JSE main market – Wednesday.

Trading falls on JSE main market – Wednesday

The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Wednesday with modest volumes, but the market indices moved to new record close.
At the close of trading, the All Jamaican Composite Index rose 686.42 points to close at 336,693.61 and the JSE Index climbed 625.40 points to 306,765.91.
Just 22 securities traded on Wednesday, resulting in 10 advancing, 7 declining and 5 remaining firm resulted in 2,236,723 units valued at a mere $34,192,073 trading.
In market activity, Barita Investments closed at $12.05, with 1,730 shares trading, Berger Paints gained 51 cents and ended at $20.51, with 3,000 stock units changing hanCarreras concluded trading at $10.30, with 39,046 units, Caribbean Cement jumped $2.50 to finish at $42, with 23,000 shares, Ciboney Group settled at 12 cents, with 50,000 shares. Grace Kennedy rose $1, ending trading at $51, exchanging 26,789 shares, Jamaica Broilers rose 20 cents to $23, with 2,100 stock units, Jamaica Producers finished trading at $16.85, with 14,960 units, Jamaica Stock Exchange closed at $7.30, trading 43,660 shares. JMMB Group ended with a loss of 65 cents at $27.60, trading 358,700 shares, Kingston Properties dropped 65 cents and concluded trading at $5.35, with 2,400 shares, Kingston Wharves fell 50 cents and finished at $46, with 61,766 stock units, Mayberry Investments settled with a gain of 10 cents at $6.50, trading 2,090 units. NCB Financial Group rose 25 cents and ended trading at $98.25, with 20,462 shares, PanJam Investment closed with a fall of 5 cents at $51.45, exchanging just 200 stock units, Radio Jamaica eased just 1 cent and finished at $1.07, with 104,000 shares trading, Sagicor Group settled with a loss of 70 cents at $38.50, exchanging 21,654 shares. Sagicor Real Estate Fund added 1 cents and settled at $13.81, with 890 shares, Scotia Group rose 35 cents in trading 59,507 units to close at $51.50, Supreme Ventures ended 30 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ high of $15.30, with 9,314 shares, Victoria Mutual Investments rose 7 cents and concluded trading at $4.07, with 311,254 stock units and Wisynco Group lost 25 cents and finished trading at $9.75 with 1,080,201 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. For more details of market activities, see “JSE moved higher on Tuesday.”

Junior Market down 31 points – Wednesday

 

Access Financial climbs $1.50 to $53 on Wednesday.

The Junior Market Index of the Jamaica Stock Exchange suffered another loss on Wednesday, in dropping 31.05 points to end at 3,007.50  as the prices of 7 securities advanced, 7 declined and 4 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities, 18 securities changed hands versus 23 trading on Tuesday, resulting in a 235 percent rise in the volume traded to 3,476,318 units and 220 percent rise in the value traded to $18,368,653, compared to 1,037,386 units with a value of $5,738,091 changing hands on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 193,129 units for an average of $1,020,481 in contrast to 45,104 units for an average of $249,482 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 138,077 units valued at $769,532 and previously 132,834 units valued at $745,632. In contrast, May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial traded 29,618 shares and closed $1.50 higher at 53, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 5 cents at $9, trading 7,400 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading 1,754 shares with a loss of 1 cent to $5.23, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.12, with 18,000 units, Express Catering rose 1 cent to $7.95, with 124,568 shares. FosRich Group finished trading with a loss of 15 cents at $2.60, in the exchange of 31,996 shares, General Accident closed with a loss of 12 cents at $3, trading 1,500 stock units, Honey Bun concluded trading 31,090 shares and rose 36 cents to $5, Iron Rock finished 5 cents higher at $3.05, with 3,000 shares traded. Jamaican Teas ended trading at $5.50, with 649 stock units, Jetcon Corporation traded at $4, with 185,045 units, KLE Group closed at $2.95, with 100 shares changing hands, Knutsford Express fell $1.30 to $11.50, with 219,933 shares. Lasco Distributors gained 14 cents to close at $4.44, with 3,700 stock units, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 6 cents at $5.15, exchanging 25,975 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled 30 cents higher at $4.45, with 2,647,259 shares, Main Event ended trading $1 higher at $8, with 5,264 shares and Stationery and Office shed 40 cents to close at $7.60, with 139,467 units changing hands.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Ansa McAl up $1.50, Scotia drops 50c on TTSE

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Ansa Mcal rose $1.50 on Wednesday after rising $3 on Tuesday.

Ansa McAl jumped $1.95 on top of the $3 recovered on Tuesday’s to close at $59.95 while Scotiabank lost 50 cents trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Wednesday.
The market closed with trading in 13 securities against 15 on Tuesday, with 6 advancing, 4 declining and 3 remaining unchanged.
Market activity ended with 259,145 shares trading with a big jump in value of $7,095,769 changing hands, compared to just 281,036 shares valued at $1,484,726, on Tuesday.
The Composite Index rose 3.05 points on Wednesday to 1,238.34, the All T&T Index gained 5.50 points to 1,732.30, while the Cross Listed Index shed 0.07 points to close at 100.02.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows market sentiment to be closely matched between advancing and declining stocks as the market closed with 3 stocks ending with higher bids than the last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
Gains| Angostura Holdings gained 2 cents and ended at $15.75, with 162,249 stock units changing hands, Ansa McAl advanced $1.95 and completed trading at $59.95, with 11,563 units, Calypso Macro Index Fund declined 64 cents, trading 690 units to end at $15.14, JMMB Group added 5 cents and ended at $1.75, with 14,418 stock units changing hands, Republic Financial Holdings increased just 1 cent to $102.66, with 2,109 stock units changing hands and Trinidad & Tobago NGL rose 4 cents and completed trading at $29.25, exchanging 575 units.
Losses| Clico Investments lost 15 cents and completed trading at $20.25, with 12,522 units, Massy Holdings ended trading 20 cents lower at $47, with 4,914 stock units changing hands, Sagicor Financial concluded trading with a loss of 4 cents at $7.90, with 3,653 units and Scotiabank traded with a loss of 50 cents, settling at $65.50, after exchanging 591 shares.
Firm Trades| First Caribbean International Bank settled at $8.50, after exchanging 10,000 shares, First Citizens concluded trading at $34.91, after exchanging 4,343 shares and West Indian Tobacco ended at $88.50, with 31,518 stock units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

JSE climbs sharply to record close – Tuesday

Investors pushed the Jamaica Stock Exchange o another record close on Tuesday with the All Jamaican Composite Index jumped 3,471.47 points to close at 336,007.19 and the JSE Index climbed 3,162.90 points to 306,140.51.
Market activities resulted in 25 securities trading, compared to 33 on Monday in the main and US dollar markets of which 10 advanced, 8 declined and 7 traded firm.
Stocks with major price changes are, Caribbean Cement with a fall of $1 to $39.50, Jamaica Broilers gaining $1.20 to $22.80, NCB Financial Group rising $1 to $98, Seprod rising $1 to $36 and Supreme Ventures climbing $1.50 to $15.
The volume of stocks trading on the main market jumped sharply to 11,446,622 units valued at $579,818,518 from 3,192,844 units valued at $66,838,582, on Monday as NCB Financial Group accounted for 5,014,800 units traded amounting to 43.81 percent of the total volume traded. Supreme Ventures closed trading with 20.25 percent of the day’s volume amounting to 2,317,772 units and Jamaica Broilers with 1,005,810 units or just 8.79 percent of the overall volume.
Trading resulted in an average of 497,679 units valued at an average of $25,209,501 for each security traded. In contrast to 106,428 units valued at an average of $2,227,953 on Monday. For the month to date 215,958 units traded with an average value of $7,679,455 and on the previous day 184,656 units traded with an average value of $5,451,880. May closed with an average of 589,414 shares with a value of $16,532.367, for each security traded.
In the US dollar market, 4,741 units valued at just US$1,039 traded as Margaritaville closed with a loss of 0.05 cent at 19.95 US cents with 4,500 units and Productivity Business settling with a loss of 0.04 cent at 58.5 US cents trading 241 shares. The JSE USD Equities Index dropped 5.76 points to close at 160.75.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 closing with lower offers.
For more details of market activities see – NCB pushes JSE trading volume on Tuesday.

NCB pushes JSE trading volume on Tuesday

NCB dominated trading with 5 million shares.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Tuesday with a big rise in the level of trading as NCB Financial accounted for 43.8 percent and just over 5 million units of the volume traded.
Trading ended with 23 securities being active on Tuesday, resulting in 10 advancing, 6 declining and 9 remaining firm as 11,446,622 units valued at $579,818,518 well up from the 3,192,844 units valued at $66,838,582 trading on Monday.
At the close of trading, the All Jamaican Composite Index climbed 3,471.47 points to close at 336,007.19 and the JSE Index advanced by 3,162.90 points to close at 306,140.51.
In market activity Barita Investments closed at $12.05, after rising 5 cents with 792 shares traded, Carreras lost $1 in concluding trading at $10.30, with 210,695 units, Caribbean Cement finished with a fall of $1 to end at $39.50, trading 38,281 shares, Ciboney Group lost 1 cent and settled at 12 cents, with 221,730 shares, Grace Kennedy rose 50 cents and ended trading at $50, with 200,174 shares changing hands. Jamaica Broilers price shot up $1.20 to $22.80, with 1,005,810 stock units, Jamaica Producers finished trading at $16.85, with 5,103 units, Jamaica Stock Exchange lost 20 cents and closed at $7.30, with 130,656 shares, JMMB Group rose 25 cents and ended at $28.25, with 30,882 shares. Kingston Wharves finished at $46.50, with 16,762 stock units, NCB Financial Group climbed $1 and ended trading at $98, with an exchange of 5,014,800 shares, PanJam Investment closed 50 cents higher at $51.50, with 9,211 stock units, Pulse Investments concluded trading at $1.60, with 94,707 shares. Radio Jamaica fell 2 cents and finished at $1.08, with 325,049 shares, Sagicor Group rose 20 cents to $39.20, with 153,834 shares trading, Sagicor Real Estate Fund settled at $13.80, exchanging 7,266 shares, Scotia Group lost 35 cents and closed trading at $51.15, with 53,180 units, Seprod finished trading with a rise of $1 to $36, with 272 shares. Supreme Ventures rose $1.50 and ended at $15, with 2,317,772 shares, Victoria Mutual Investments concluded trading at $4, with 583,930 stock units and Wisynco Group climbed 25 cents and finished at $10, with 136,809 units.
In the main market preference segment, JMMB Group 7.25% ended at $2.11, with 180,000 shares, JMMB Group 7.5% finished at $1.09, with 708,907 stock units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. For more details of market activities, see “JSE jumps sharply to record close – Tuesday.”

Junior Market dropped 32 points – Tuesday

CAC closed $1.05 higher on Tuesday in response to good profit results.


The Junior Market Index of the Jamaica Stock Exchange dropped 31.50 points to 3,038.55 on Tuesday as the prices of 3 securities advanced, 10 declined and 10 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities, 23 securities changed hands versus 24 trading on Monday, resulting in a 50 percent rise in the volume traded to 1,037,386 units changing hands and a 47 percent rise in the valued to $5,738,090, compared to 691,974 units valued $3,495,411 trading on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 1 with a lower offer.
Trading ended with an average of 45,104 units for an average of $249,482 in contrast to 28,832 units for an average of $145,642 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 132,834 units valued at $745,632 and previously 144,989 units valued at $814,376. In contrast, May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, CAC 2000 climbed $1.05 to $9.05, with 203,679 shares, as investors reacted positively to the more than doubling in profits for the April quarter. Cargo Handlers settled at $9.75, with 2,360 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded with a loss of $1.93 to end at $9.07, with 700 stock units, Derrimon Trading declined 1 cent to $9.16, with 3,803 shares, Dolphin Cove dropped $1.70 to close at $15.10, with 235 stock units. Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 4 cents at $3.12, trading 70,419 units, Eppley ended trading at $9.18, with 4,120 shares, Express Catering traded with a loss of 6 cents at $7.94, while exchanging 97,230 shares, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.75, with 15,760 shares. GWest Corporation ended at $2.45, with 22,215 units trading, Jamaican Teas ended trading 186,011 stock units and rose 50 cents to $5.50, Jetcon Corporation traded at $4, with 9,200 units, Key Insurance finished trading at $4, with 1,600 shares. KLE Group closed 30 cents higher at $2.95, with 2,867 shares, Knutsford Express ended at $12.80, with 750 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 12 cents at $4.30, with 169,329 stock units changing hands, Lasco Financial finished at $5.21, trading 23,287 units. Lasco Manufacturing settled with a loss of 10 cents at $4.15, with 48,380 shares, Medical Disposables lost 20 cents to end at $5.10, with 2,561 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading with a loss of 30 cents at $2.70, with 137,180 stock units trading, Stationery and Office closed at $8, with 30,300 units and tTech concluded trading with a loss of 70 cents at $5.30, with 2,000 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.25% concluded trading at $6, with 3,400 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Ansa McAl up $3, Scotia drops $1.50 on TTSE

 

Carib Beer brewed in Trinidad by Ansa McAl Group

Ansa Mcal jumped $3 to fully recover from Monday’s loss to close at $58 while Scotiabank that jumped $3.25 on Monday gave back $1.50 in trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Tuesday.
The market closed with trading in 15 securities against 18 on Monday, with 5 advancing, 8 declining and 2 remaining unchanged.
Market activity ended with 281,036 shares valued at $1,484,726, changing hands, compared to just 195,485 shares valued at $6,276,330 on Monday.
The Composite Index rose 1.16 points on Tuesday to 1,235.29, the All T&T Index gained 4.87 points to 1,726.80, while the Cross Listed Index shed 0.36 points to close at 99.95.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows the market gathering strength as it closed with 7 stocks ending with higher bids than the last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.

Scotia price dropped $1.50 on the TTSE on Tuesday.

Gains| Angostura Holdings increased 1 cent and concluded trading at $15.73, with 100 stock units changing hands, Ansa Mcal jumped $3 and ended back at $58 with 2,902 units, before the $3 fall on Monday, Clico Investments rose 15 cents and ended at $20.40, with 750 units, Trinidad & Tobago NGL closed with a gain of 11 cents and ended at $29.21, with 13,270 units and Trinidad Cement gained 10 cents and completed trading at $3, after exchanging 111,534 shares.
Losses| Calypso Macro Index Fund declined 62 cents, trading 200 shares to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $14.50, First Citizens ended trading 9 cents lower and settled at $34.91, after exchanging 2,449 shares, Grace Kennedy concluded trading with a loss of 10 cents and ended at $2.90, with 2,400 units, JMMB Group traded with a loss of 5 cents, ending at $1.70, with 122,574 stock units changing hands, Massy Holdings shares fell 30 cents and concluded trading at $47.20, with 1,209 stock units changing hands, Prestige Holdings closed with a loss of 13 cents and completed trading at $10.01, after exchanging 509 shares, Sagicor Financial shed 1 cent and ended at $7.94, with 73 units traded and Scotiabank gave up $1.50 of the $3.25 it gained on Monday and completed trading at $66, after exchanging 62 shares
Firm Trades| First Caribbean International Bank completed trading at $8.50, after exchanging 11,695 shares and National Enterprises ended at $9.50, with 11,309 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. Daily Trading,

JSE moved higher on Monday

Investors moved the Jamaica Stock Exchange higher on Monday with the All Jamaican Composite Index climbed 1,040.26 points to close at 332,535.72 and the JSE Index advanced by 947.79 points to 302,977.61.
Market activities resulted in 33 securities trading, compared to 29 on Thursday in the main and US dollar markets of which 13 advanced, 9 declined and 11 traded firm.
Stocks with major price changes are, Caribbean Cement with a rise of $1.50 to $40.50, Jamaica Broilers dropping $4.70 to $21.60, PanJam Investment declining 98 cents to $51 and Scotia Group gaining $1.49 to $51.
The volume of stocks trading on the main market declined sharply to 3,192,844 units valued at $66,838,582, down from 7,187,416 units valued at $228,155,035 on Friday.
The main trades were, Sagicor Group with 1,023,740 units 32.06 percent followed by Wisynco Group with 907,325 units and acoounti9ng for 28.42 percent of the total shares traded and JMMB Group with 7.50% preference shares trading with 424,000 units 13.28 percent of the day’s trade.
Trading resulted in an average of 106,428 units valued at an average of $2,227,953 for each security traded. In contrast to 312,496 units for an average of $9,919,784 on Friday. For the month to date 184,656 units traded with an average value of $5,451,880 and on the previous day 197,915 units traded with an average value of $6,902,395 on average. May closed with an average of 589,414 shares with a value of $16,532.367, for each security traded.
In the US dollar market, 2390 units valued at just US$319 traded with Productivity Business settling at 62 US cents with 500 shares trading and Sterling Investments trading 100 units with the loss of 1 cent to close at 9 US cents and in the US dollar preference sectors JMMB Group 5.75% closed at $2.25 with 1,790 units. The JSE USD Equities Index slipped 0.44 points to close at 166.51.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 closing with lower offers.
For more details of market activities see – Rise in main market securities trading – Monday.

Jump in main market securities trading

Jamaica Broilers dropped $4.70 on Monday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Monday with a modest recovery of some of the big losses recorded on Friday as the trading covered a wider number of securities than is the norm in recent times.
At the close of trading, the All Jamaican Composite Index climbed 1,040.26 points to close at 332,535.72 and the JSE Index advanced by 947.79 points to close at 302,977.61.
A high level of 30 securities traded on Monday, resulting in 12 advancing, 9 declining and 9 remaining firm resulted in 3,192,844 units valued at $66,838,582 trading.
In market activity Barita Investments rose 45 cents and closed at $12, with 3,850 shares, Berger Paints ended at $20, with 1,000 stock units, Caribbean Cement concluded trading with a rise of $1.50 to end at $40.50, while exchanging 40,980 units, Carreras closed at $10.45, with 10,900 shares, Ciboney Group closed at 13 cents, with 141,600 shares, Grace Kennedy settled at $49.50, with 7,132 shares. Jamaica Broilers dropped $4.70 and ended trading at $21.60, with 158,337 shares, Jamaica Producers traded 4,053 stock units at $16.85, Jamaica Stock Exchange rose 20 cents and finished trading at $7.50, with 37,018 units, JMMB Group closed 50 cents higher at $28, with 16,682 shares. Kingston Properties lost 50 cents to end at $6, with 2,100 shares, Kingston Wharves gained 50 cents in concluding trading at $46.50, with 11,018 shares, Mayberry Investments gave up 10 cents and finished at $6.40, with 29,948 stock units, NCB Financial Group rose 50 cents and settled at $97, with 55,490 units. PanJam Investment fell 98 cents and finished trading at $51, with 1,079 shares, Proven Investments closed at $28.50 while 448 units traded, Pulse Investments added 19 cents and ended at $1.60, with 1,500 units, Radio Jamaica concluded trading 2 cents higher to $1.10, with 12,917 shares, Sagicor Group lost 55 cents and finished at $39, with 1,023,740 shares, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 5,314 units and fell 70 cents to end at $13.80. Salada Foods settled trading with 10,000 shares at $14, Scotia Group jumped $1.49 to end trading at $51.50, with 39,946 stock units changing hands, Seprod traded 8,590 units at $35, Supreme Ventures grew 50 cents and closed at $13.50, with 145,968 shares, Victoria Mutual Investments gained just 1 cent and ended at $4, with 46,455 shares and Wisynco Group concluded trading by adding 10 cents to end at $9.75, with 907,325 stock units being exchanged.
In the main market preference segment, Jamaica Money Market 7.5% rose 4 cents and finished trading at $1.85, with 40,954 units, JMMB Group 7.25% concluded trading at $2.11, with 4,500 shares, JMMB Group 7.5% gained 9 cents and settled at $1.09, with 424,000 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. For more details of market activities, see “JSE moved higher on Monday.”