Grace pulls back $10.20 to $44.80 – Thursday

Grace Kennedy gave back most to Wednesday’s gains.

Grace Kennedy jumped $10.99 on Wednesday but dropped back $10.20 to close at $44.80, with just 49,690 units changing hands with an average trading price of $44.78, at the close, the lowest offer was at $52 to sell 100,000 units.
Main market activity ended with 25 securities changing hands, with 11 securities rising, 10 falling, 4 trading firm on Thursday. Trading closed with 4,885,315 units valued at $99,343,789.
At the close of trading, the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index lost 2,096.36 points to 319,004.76 and the JSE Index declined by 1,910.02 points to 290,649.40.
In main market activity, Berger Paints ended with a loss of 45 cents at $17.50, with 7,524 stock units traded, Carreras finished at $10.95, with 73,489 shares, Caribbean Cement settled $1.50 higher at $35, with 621,412 shares, Ciboney Group ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at 11 cents, with 215,154 shares, Grace Kennedy traded with a loss of $10.20 at $44.80, with 49,690 stock units. Jamaica Broilers finished trading 2 cents higher at $19, with 58,116 units, Jamaica Producers closed $1.99 down to $15, with 5,529 shares trading, Jamaica Stock Exchange ended with a loss of 21 cents at $6.50, with 14,000 shares, JMMB Group concluded trading with a loss of 4 cents at $26.45, with 194,170 shares. Kingston Wharves settled with a loss of $1.38 at $38.62, with 15,936 units, Mayberry Investments ended trading at $5.35, with 3,250 shares, NCB Financial Group traded 50 cents higher at $99.50, with 134,798 shares, 1834 Investments finished trading with a loss of 3 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.12, with 17,000 shares. 138 Student Living ended with a loss of 10 cents at $5.40, with 5,000 shares changing hands, Palace Amusement closed at $560, with 150 stock units and ended with the bid at $635 to buy 150 units. PanJam Investment gained 44 cents to end at $41.95, with 12,400 units, Radio Jamaica rose 1 cent to $1.08, with 16,900 shares, Sagicor Group ended trading with a loss of 63 cents at $36.50, with 610,999 stock units, Sagicor Real Estate Fund ended trading 24 cents higher at $16.99, with 500,436 shares, Salada Foods traded $1.55 higher at $12.05, with 250 units, Scotia Group added 75 cents and closed at $52, with 92,613 shares, Seprod closed at $32, with 165 shares, Supreme Ventures concluded trading 15 cents higher at $11.85, with 46,246 stock units. Victoria Mutual Investments finished 8 cents higher at $4.58, with 754,989 units and Wisynco Group settled 12 cents higher at $10.72, with 1,435,099 shares 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 main market pulls back – Thursday.”

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