Supreme Ventures hits new high – Monday

Supreme Ventures closed at a new all-time high of $9.

Stocks rose modestly on the Jamaica Stock Exchange leading the market indices rising around 100 point continuing the much bigger rise on Friday even as Supreme Ventures closed at an all-time high of $9, after climbing 45 cents in trading 12,960 shares.
Investors were responding to strong increase in profit for the six months to June, moving from $649 million to $918 million.
The All Jamaica Composite Index advanced 101.60 points to close at 276,135.72, the JSE Market Index gained 92.57 points to 251,590.92 and the JSE US dollar market index declined 6.86 points to 178.50.
At the close of trading, 26 securities changed hands in the main market with 3 trading in the US dollar market, leading to 10 stocks advancing and 10 declining. The main market ended with 2,163,104 units valued at $46,639,859 changing hands compared to 7,943,772 units valued at $101,876,271 at the close on Friday. Trading in the US dollar market accounted for 6,508 units valued at US$1,904 bringing the total of all trades to J$46,883,517.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading in the main and US dollar markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 7 to 1 with 7 stocks closed with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with a lower offer.
The main market ended trading with an average of 83,196 units valued at $1,793,841 for each security traded compared to an average of 294,214 units valued at $3,773,195. The average volume and value for the month to date ended at 181,752 units with an average value of $3,695,704 compared with an average of 187,965 units with an average value of $3,854,192 on the previous trading day. The average volume and value for July ended at 160,668 units with an average value of $2,691,438.
At the close of the market, the last traded prices and the volume of securities changing hands are: Barita Investments with a loss of 35 cents, to end at $11.25 with 767 shares, Berger Paints closing $2.45 higher to $16.95 with 19,700 shares, Cable and Wireless gaining 7 cents to $1.27 with 549,196 shares, Caribbean Cement with gains of 45 cents, ended at $28.95 with 16,055 shares, Carreras held firm at $108 with 41,241 shares, Grace Kennedy falling $2.04 to $39.01 with 262,645 shares. Jamaica Broilers rising $1.29, to $17.50 with 247,206 shares, Jamaica Producers climbing $1.23, to $14.98 with 47,619 shares, Jamaica Stock Exchange closing at $6.47 with 28,865 shares. JMMB Group continues inn strong demand following the 604,000 shares traded on Friday with an exchange of 332,817 shares to finish at $21.50. In other main market activity, Kingston Wharves closed at $29.50, losing 50 cents with 123,007 shares trading, Mayberry Investments fell 11 cents, to $4.06 with 3,117 shares, NCB Financial Group declined $1.85 to $89.10 with 54,845 shares, 1834 Investments closed at $1.34 with 30,000 shares, PanJam Investment closed at $31.60, losing $1.40 with 2,100 shares and Portland JSX gained 5 cents, to end at $9.30 with 1,200 shares. Pulse Investments rose 1 cent, to $1.95 with 33,620 shares, Radio Jamaica lost 5 cents to $1.30 with 14,702 shares, Sagicor Group traded 75 cents lower, to $31 with 81,938 shares, Sagicor Real Estate fund closed at $12.05, losing 1 cent in trading 10,525 shares, Salada Foods gained 50 cents to close at $10 with 250 shares, Scotia Group declined $1.96 to $45.03 with 130,119 shares, Scotia Investments traded 50 cents higher to $35.51 with 4,500 shares, Seprod gained 9 cents to close at $29.84 with 6,210 shares. Proven Investments US ordinary share gained 1 US cent to end at 24 US cents with 5,663 units, Margaritaville Turks US ordinary share lost 3 US cents, to 30 US cents with 421 units, JMMB Group US 6% preference share closed at US$1.10 with 424 units and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.5% preference share closed at $1.99 with 107,900 units.

2 Jamaican stocks rise 2 Trini fall

NCB at new record close on the TTSE on Monday.

Trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Monday resulted in 13 securities changing hands compared to 11 on Friday with the quantity of shares trading rising but with a lower value than on Friday.
The market closed with 2 stocks advancing, 2 declining and 9 holding firm as 538,622 shares traded at a value of $3,830,623 compared to Friday’s trades of 419,313 valued at $7,180,253.
The Composite Index gained 0.33 points to 1,228.65, the All T&T Index declined 0.10 points to 1,792.25 and the Cross Listed Index added 0.10 points to 89.23 points.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 3 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
Gains| Two Jamaican based companies closed trading with the last traded price being higher than at the close on Friday. NCB Financial Group added 1 cent to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $4.51 with 3,500 units and Scotia Investments exchanged 123,646 shares with a rise of 5 cents to $2.25.
Losses| Stocks trading, with the last prices falling and volumes changing hands were Angostura Holdings with a loss of 1 cent at $15 with 125,000 shares valued at $1,875,249 and National Flour Mills losing 3 cents to end at $2.10 with 12,192 shares.
Firm Trades| Stocks changing hands with the price of the last trade remaining unchanged are Clico Investment with 22,925 units valued at $481,448 at $21, First Citizens exchanging 763 shares at $31.67,Grace Kennedy traded 120,456 shares at $2.85. JMMB Group closing at $1.20 with 100,000 shares, Massy Holdings had just 37 units changing hands at $48.95, Republic Financial Holdings swapped 500 units at $101.90, Scotiabank closed with an exchange of 1,800 shares at $58.02, Trinidad Cement remained at $4.14 trading 7,311 shares and Trinidad & Tobago NGL exchanged 20,492 shares at $23.45 valued at $480,537.

Big price gains in Scotia & NCB – Friday

NCB jumped $3.85 on Friday

A big $3.85 jump in the price of NCB and $2.99 for Scotia Group followed by $2 gain in Caribbean Cement and $2.05 for Grace Kennedy, pushed the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange sharply upwards on Friday.
At the close of trading, 27 securities changed hands in the main market with 2 trading in the US dollar market, leading to 10 stocks advancing and 10 declining. The All Jamaica Composite Index advanced 3,084.30 points to close at 276,034.12, the JSE Market Index climbed 2,810.15 points to 251,498.35 and the JSE US dollar market index gained 6.31 points to 185.36.
The main market ended with 7,943,772 units valued at $101,876,271 changing hands compared to 11,248,931 units valued at $225,049,422 at the close on Thursday. Trading in the US dollar market accounted for 118,113 units valued at US$28,984 bringing the total of all trades to J$105,586,231.
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 8 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
The main market ended trading with an average of 294,214 units valued at $3,773,195 for each security traded compared to an average of 468,705 units valued at $9,377,059. The average volume and value for the month to date ended at 189,965 units with an average value of $3,854,192 compared with an average of 180,487 units with an average value of $3,861,556 on the previous trading day. The average volume and value for July ended at 160,668 units with an average value of $2,691,438.
At the close of market activity, Barita Investments lost 40 cents and closed at $11.60 with 1,098 shares changing hands, Berger Paints gained 50 cents to close at $14.50 with 1,200 shares, Cable and Wireless traded 446,329 shares at $1.20 at the close, Caribbean Cement traded $2 higher to close at $28.50 with 895 shares,Carreras held firm at $108 with 64,088 shares, Grace Kennedy closed $2.05 higher to $41.05 with 3,430 shares. Jamaica Broilers ended with gains of 21 cents, at $16.21 with 218,929 shares, Jamaica Producers declined $1.25, to $13.75 with 604,110 shares, Jamaica Stock Exchange lost 2 cents to close at $6.47 with 2,500 shares, JMMB Group ended with gains of 50 cents, in closing at the last traded price of $21.50 with 782,460 shares, after it traded at $23 in the morning session as supply totally dried up at one stage when only a small volume was available at $29. At the close less than 240,000 units were offered for sales, with most at $22.50. Kingston Wharves closed at $30, rising 48 cents with 6,247 shares, Mayberry Investments gained 17 cents to end at $4.17 with 20,000 shares, NCB Financial Group jumped $3.85 to $90.95 with 194,935 shares, PanJam Investment closed at $33 with 171,350 shares, Portland JSX lost 5 cents, closing at $9.25 with 18,400 shares. Proven Investments lost 1 cent to close at $25.01 with 100,000 shares, Pulse Investments eased 1 cent, to $1.94 with 1,780 shares, Radio Jamaica closed at $1.35 with 29,950 shares, Sagicor Group traded 24 cents lower, closing at $31.75 with 10,292 shares, Sagicor Real Estate Fund closed at $12.06 with 500,400 shares, Scotia Group climbed $2.99 to $46.99 with 440,247 shares, Seprod lost 25 cents to close at $29.75 with 143,605 shares, Sterling Investments closed at $13.30 with 160,000 shares, Supreme Ventures closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $8.55 with 5,000 shares after gaining 50 cents. Proven Investments US ordinary shares lost 0.99 US cent and closed at 23.01 US cents with 117,203 units, JMMB Group US 6% preference share closed at US$1.10 with 910 units, Proven Investments 8.25% preference share closed at $5 with 14,527 units, Jamaica Public Service 9.5% preference share closed at $1,302 with 2,000 units and JMMB Group 7.5% preference share lost 1 cent to close at $1.16 with 4,000,000 units.

 

NCB closes at a new high on TTSE

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NCBFG trades at new high in Trinidad on Friday of TT$4.50.

NCB Financial Holdings closed at new high on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday and have almost closed the gaping gap in trading prices between Jamaica and Trinidad. At the close 11 securities traded compared to 13 on Thursday.
Trading activity increased over Thursday’s levels by more than 100 percent in dollars and volume. With trading dominated by Angostura Holdings with 42 percent of the trades followed by Clico Investment and Trinidad & Tobago NGL with 27 percent and 23 percent respectively.
The market closed with 4 stocks having advanced, 1 declined and 6 were unchanged as 419,313 shares traded at a value of $$7,180,253 compared to Thursday’s trades of 210,213 valued at $3,263,460.
The Composite Index advanced 5.60 points to 1,228.32, the All T&T Index gained 0.60 points to 1,792.35 and the Cross Listed Index added 1.45 points to 89.13 points.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 2 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 5 with lower offers suggesting some softness in the market ahead of Monday’s opening.
Gains| Stocks closing with the prices rising based on the last sale and volumes changing hands were Clico Investment with a 1 cent gain to $21 with 93,269 shares valued at $1,949,712, First Caribbean International rising 3 cents to close at $8.05 with 20,117 shares, NCB Financial Group advanced 21 cents to a 52 weeks’ high of $4.50 with 10,000 shares, as investors pushed the price to be more or less in line with the price it closed at in Kingston of J$90.95 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL traded 20 cents higher to $23.45 with 70,233 shares valued at $1,647,548.
Losses| Prestige Holdings lost 1 cent, to last traded at $10.64 with 8,876 shares changing hands.
Firm Trades| Stocks trading with the last price remaining unchanged and the volumes changing hands are, Angostura Holdings ending at $15.01 with 200,000 shares valued at $3,002,000, Ansa Merchant Bank trading at $40 with 1,056 shares, First Citizens exchanging 1,800 shares at $31.67. Massy Holdings closed at $48.95 with 379 units, National Enterprises remained at $10.48 with 13,161 shares and Scotiabank closed with 422 units trading at $58.02.

JSE in big drop as NCB slips $2.90 – Thursday

NCB Financial Group closed $2.90 lower on Thursday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market dropped sharply at the close on Thursday with sizable declines in some big capitalization stocks. Advancing stocks dominated trading, with a 2 to 1 ratio but a drop of $2.90 in NCB shares hit the indices with a big drop.
Market indices ended with the All Jamaica Composite Index dropping 2,855.71 points to 272,949.82, the JSE Market Index shed 2,601.88 points to close at 248,688.20 and the JSE US dollar market index slipped 7.10 points to 179.05.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading in the main the indication is for several stocks to rise in market activity on Friday, with the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showing a strong 11 to 2 reading.
At the close of trading, 24 securities changed hands in the main market with none trading in the US dollar market, leading to 13 stocks advancing and 7 declining. The main market ended with 11,248,931 units valued at $225,049,422 changing hands compared to 2,503,106 units valued at $111,950,847 at the close on Tuesday.
The main market ended trading with an average of 468,705 units valued at $9,377,059 for each security traded compared to an average of 100,124 units valued at $4,478,034. The average volume and value for the month to date ended at 180,487 units with an average value of $3,861,556 compared with an average of 151,666 units with an average value of $3,310,005 on the previous trading day. The average volume and value for July ended at 160,668 units with an average value of $2,691,438.
In the main activity, Barita Investments gained 30 cents to end at $12 with 163,100 shares, Berger Paints closed with a loss of 45 cents at $14 with 26,471 shares, Cable & Wireless fell 14 cents to $1.20 with 109,773 shares, Caribbean Cement shed 51 cents and closed at $26.50 with 14,000 shares, Carreras closed at $108 with 273,696 shares, Grace Kennedy exchanged 240,254 shares and closed at $39. Jamaica Broilers dropped $1.50 to $16 with 1,134,504 shares, Jamaica Producers rose 40 cents to $15 with 30,820 shares, Jamaica Stock Exchange inched 4 cents higher to $6.49 with 2,000 shares, JMMB Group lost 45 cents, to $21 with 1,160,685 shares, Kingston Wharves closed at $29.52 with 1,908 shares, Mayberry Investments closed at $4 with 6,771 shares, NCB Financial Group dropped $2.90 to $87.10 with 778,034 shares, 1834 Investments closed 9 cents higher at $1.34 with 4,630 shares, PanJam Investment jumped $2 to $33 with 4,350 shares, Portland JSX ended 5 cents higher at $9.30 with 799,300 shares, Radio Jamaica traded 5 cents higher to $1.35 with 46,110 shares, Sagicor Group climbed 99 cents to $31.99 with 93,301 shares, Sagicor Real Estate X Fund rose 1 cent higher to $12.06 with 2,500,000 shares, Scotia Group rose 40 cents to $44 with 4,955 shares, Sterling Investments ended with a loss of 70 cents in closing at $13.30, with 241,935 shares, Supreme Ventures closed 5 cents higher at $8.05 with 3,609,023 shares, JMMB Group 7.5% preference share added 2 cents to close at $1.17 with 311 shares and Proven preference share rose 2 cents to $5 with 3,000 shares.

TTSE closed with mixed indices move

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Thursday traded 13 securities compared to 14 on Wednesday with the prices of 2 advancing, 5 declining and 6 remaining unchanged.
The Composite Index gained 0.16 points to 1,222.72, the All T&T Index lost 0.58 points to 1,791.75 and the Cross Listed Index gained 0.12 points to 87.68 points.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 5 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the close, 210,213 shares traded at a value of $3,263,460 compared to Wednesday’s trades of 388,836 units valued at $2,901,484.
Gains| Stocks closing with the prices rising and volumes changing hands are Sagicor Financial climbing 30 cents to $8.50 with 24,507 shares and Praetorian Property Mutual closing 3 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ high of $3.05, with 1,000 shares.
Losses| Stocks declining based on the last traded prices and volumes changing hands are Clico Investment with a loss of 1 cent, closing at a 52 weeks’ low of $20.99 with 1,050 shares, First Caribbean International with a loss of 3 cents, to $8.02 with 5,107 shares, Republic Financial Holdings with a loss of 1 cent, closed at $101.90 with 1,340 shares. Scotiabank with a loss of 1 cent, to end at $58.02 with 24,775 shares valued at $1,437,558 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL with a loss of 15 cents to $23.25 with 4,270 shares.
Firm Trades| Stocks trading unchanged at the last traded prices and volumes changing hands are Ansa McAL closed at $66 with 3,721 shares, First Citizens closing at $31.67, with 3,273 shares, Guardian Holdings with 5,000 shares at $16.50,. JMMB Group closing at $1.20 with 59,660 shares, Massy Holdings closing with 280 units at $48.95 while National Enterprises closed at $10.48 with 76,230 shares valued at $798,890.

JSE drops Wednesday

JMMB Group traded at a 52 weeks’ closing high od $21.45.

In main market activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange the market indices closed down as declining stocks dominated trading, with a 3 to 1 ratio as investors did some profit taking after the big run up in the market over the last three weeks.
Market indices ended with the All Jamaica Composite Index dropping 1,411.72 points to 275,805.53, the JSE Market Index declined 1,286.24 points to 251,290.08 and the JSE US dollar market index slipped 7.10 points to 179.05.
At the close of trading, 25 securities changed hands in the main market with 2 trading in the US dollar market, leading to 4 stocks advancing and 12 declining. The main market ended with 2,503,106 units valued at $111,950,847 changing hands compared to 3,703,287 units valued at $102,098,446 at the close on Tuesday. Trading in the US dollar market accounted for 79,970 units valued at US$19,539 bringing the total of all trades to J$114,451,831.
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 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
The main market ended trading with an average of 100,124 units valued at $4,478,034 for each security traded compared to an average of 123,443 units valued at $3,403,282. The average volume and value for the month to date ended at 151,666 units with an average value of $3,310,005 compared with an average of 157,392 units with an average value of $3,180,224 on the previous trading day. The average volume and value for July ended at 160,668 units with an average value of $2,691,438.
At the close of market activity, Barita Investments ended with a loss of 30 cents, at $11.70 with 5,098 shares, Berger Paints dropped $2.50, to $14.45 with 36,209 shares, Cable and Wireless added 14 cents to $1.34 with 660,009 shares, Carreras fell $1 to $108 with 828,843 shares, Grace Kennedy declined $2, to $39 with 163,035 shares. Jamaica Broilers closed at $17.50 with 20,112 shares, Jamaica Producers lost 40 cents, and closed at $14.60 with 10,150 shares, Jamaica Stock Exchange closed at $6.45 with 9,064 shares, JMMB Group closed 45 cents higher, at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $21.45 with 58,262 shares. Kingston Wharves closed 2 cents higher, at $29.52 with 22,173 shares, Mayberry Investments lost 40 cents, to $4.40 with 48,328 shares, NCB Financial Group closed at $90 with 45,127 shares, 1834 Investments shed 5 cents, to $1.25 with 10,130 shares, PanJam Investment traded 5 cents higher, to $31 with 18,915 shares, Portland JSX ended with a loss of 5 cents, at $9.25 with 10,900 shares. Pulse Investments closed at $1.95 with 25,403 shares, Radio Jamaica declined by 10 cents, to $1.30 with 68,038 shares, Sagicor Group lost 52 cents, to end at $31 with 25,826 shares, Sagicor Real Estate Fund closed at $12.05 with 24,000 shares, Salada Foods closed at $9.50 with 1,158 shares, Scotia Group dropped $2.30 to $43.60 with 112,709 shares, Scotia Investments with a loss of 9 cents, closed at $35.01 with 3,900 shares, Supreme Ventures closed at $8 with 32,900 shares. Proven Investments US ordinary share closed at 24 US cents with 78,570 units, JMMB Group US 6% preference share closed at US$1.10 with 1,400 units, JMMB 7.5% preference share closed at $1.99 with 12,437 units and JMMB Group 7.5% preference closed at $1.15 with 250,000 units.

Stocks mostly rise on TTSE – Wednesday

NCB Financial Group closed at a new high on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchnage.

The Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday traded 14 securities compared to 15 on Tuesday with market volumes rising above the previous day and all indices recording gains modest gains with stocks rising out numbering those falling.
At the close, 5 stocks advanced, 2 declined and 7 were unchanged as 388,836 shares traded at a value of $2,901,484 compared to Tuesday’s trades of 184,873 valued at $2,280,674.
The Composite Index advanced 2.65 points to 1,222.56, the All T&T Index gained 0.39 points to 1,792.33 and the Cross Listed Index was up 0.67 points to 87.56 points.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 5 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
Gains| Stocks trading with the prices rising and the volumes changing hands at the close are, National Enterprises that gained 1 cent to close at $10.48 exchanging 3,050 shares, National Flour Mills trading 13 cents higher to $2.13 with 40,958 shares, NCB Financial Group closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $4.29, adding 9 cents with 15,000 shares. Prestige Holdings closed with a 1 cent gain to $10.65 trading 200 units and Sagicor Financial climbed 5 cents to $8.20, with 493 units changing hands.
Losses| Stocks trading with the prices falling and volumes changing hands at the close are, Guardian Holdings closing at $16.50, with a loss of 1 cent trading 23,100 shares valued at $380,950 and Trinidad & Tobago NGL falling 5 cents to $23.40 exchanging 12,431 shares.
Firm Trades| Stocks trading with the prices unchanged and volumes changing hands at the close are,Clico Investment traded 35,852 shares at $21 valued at $752,807, First Citizens closing at $31.67, with 250 units changing owners, Grace Kennedy closing at $2.85, with trades of 441 units. JMMB Group closed at $1.20 with an exchange of 220,204 shares, Massy Holdings exchanged 15,000 shares at $48.95 valued at $734,250, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $101.91 trading 1,939 shares and Trinidad Cement ending at $4.14 with 19,918 shares.

JSE main market jumps sharply – Tuesday

Main market stocks surge higher at the close of trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Tuesday even as declining stocks beat out advancing almost 3 to 1. Market activity took place from increased volumes as 30 securities changed hands up from 26 on Monday.
At the close of trading 2 securities were active in the US dollar market, 6 stocks advanced and 15 declined in both markets. The main market ended with 3,703,287 units valued at $102,098,446 changing hands compared to 6,318,090 units valued at $56,287,458 at the close on Monday. Trading in the US dollar market accounted for just 984 units valued at US$623, bringing the total of all trades to J$102,178,210.
The All Jamaica Composite Index jumped 2,655.88 points to close at 277,217.25, the JSE Market Index climbed 2,419.81 points to 252,576.32 and the JSE US dollar market index lost 0.07 points to close at 186.15.
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 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
The main market ended trading with an average of 123,443 units valued at $3,403,282 for each security traded compared to an average of 243,003 units valued at $2,164,902. The average volume and value for the month to date ended at 157,392 units with an average value of $3,180,224 compared with an average of 161,636 units with an average value of $3,152,342 on the previous trading day. The average volume and value for July ended at 160,668 units with an average value of $2,691,438.
In market activity, Barita Investments jumped $1.20 to record high of $12 with 16,931 shares changing hands, just over a week that the company reported that the directors were considering an offer to purchase the majority of its shares. Cable and Wireless closed at $1.20, losing 3 cents as 1,114,661 shares were exchanged, after the company posted a profit in the June quarter, Caribbean Cement lost 49 cents, closing at $27.01 with 6,500 shares, Carreras climbed $1 to $109, with 761,392 shares Grace Kennedy dipped 15 cents to $41 trading 7,606 shares. Jamaica Broilers exchanged 28,206 shares at $17.50, Jamaica Producers closed at $15, with gains of 34 cents, trading 2,000 shares, Jamaica Stock Exchange lost 3 cents to $6.45, with 8,586 shares changing hands, JMMB Group gained 78 cents to close at $21, with 68,950 shares. Kingston Properties exchanged 43,400 shares at $7.20, having lost 80 cents, Kingston Wharves slid 50 cents to $29.50, with an exchange of 37,483 shares, Mayberry Investments lost 30 cents to close at $4.40, with 80,978 shares changing hands, NCB Financial Group fell 50 cents to $90, after exchanging 73,999 units, 1834 Investments lost 5 cents to close at $1.30 while trading 137,746 shares, 138 Student Living closed at $5.15, after losing 35 cents with 4,100 shares, PanJam Investment closed 5 cents lower at $30.95 trading 33,152 shares, Portland JSX exchanged 41,892 shares at $9.30. Pulse Investments gained 9 cents to close at $1.95 trading 33,986 shares, Radio Jamaica exchanged 1,000 shares at $1.40, Sagicor Group closed 47 cents lower to $31.52, with 35,648 shares, Sagicor Real Estate fund traded 24,422 shares at $12.05, Salada Foods closed at $9.50 with 442 shares changing hands, Scotia Group closed at $45.90 with trades of 27,550 shares, Scotia Investments gained 10 cents with 500 shares traded and closed at $35.10, Seprod dropped $2.55 to $30 with an exchange of 35,937 shares, Sterling Investments closed 5 cents lower to $14 trading 15,000 shares, Supreme Ventures traded 56,148 shares at $8. Proven Investments US ordinary share, closed at 24 US cents with 534 units changing hands, JMMB Group US 6% preference shares was down 2 US cents to US$1.10, trading 450 units, , Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.5% preference share traded 4,852 units at $1.99, JMMB Group 7.5% preference closed at $1.15, with 1,000,000 units changing owners and Proven 8.25% preference share closed at $4.98, losing 1 cent exchanging 220 units.

TTSE rose moderately on Tuesday

Trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Tuesday ended with 15 securities changing hands compared to 13 on Monday as 5 stocks advanced, 1 declined and 9 remained unchanged.
At the market’s close, 184,873 shares traded valued at $2,280,674 compared to Monday’s trades of 118,498 units valued at $1,263,460. The Composite Index dipped 0.24 points to 1,219.91, the All T&T Index lost 1.06 points to 1,791.94 and the Cross Listed Index gained 0.08 points to 86.89.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer ended with 5 stocks with bids higher than last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Gains| First Citizens closed with a 1 cent gain to $31.67 trading 5,346 shares, Guardian Holdings gained 1 cent and closed at $16.51 exchanging 4,908 shares, Republic Financial Holdings closed at $101.91, gaining 1 cent with 65 shares traded. Sagicor Financial advanced 5 cents to $8.15 with 20,609 shares changing hands and Scotiabank gained 1 cent, closing at $58.03 with 42 shares.
Losses| Massy Holdings closed at a 52 weeks’ low of $48.95, with a loss of 4 cents trading 4,770 shares.
Firm Trades| Stocks trading with the prices unchanged and volumes changing hands at the close are, Angostura Holdings exchanged 30,000 shares at $15.01 valued at $450,300, Clico Investment traded 7,148 shares at $21, First Caribbean International closed at $8.05, with 27,921 shares. Grace Kennedy held firm at $2.85, with 10,000 shares, JMMB Group closed at $1.20 with an exchange of 14,100 shares, National Flour Millsclosed at $2 trading 1,154 shares. Prestige Holdings traded 14,004 shares at $10.64, Trinidad Cement closed at $4.14 trading 23,420 shares and Trinidad & Tobago NGL remained at $23.45 exchanging 21,386 shares valued at $500,752.