2 days with more declines than gains on JSE

Activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, ended Friday with the prices of 5 stocks rising and 7 declining, as 20 securities changed hands. A total of 2,173,764 units traded, valued at $31,949,596, in all market segments. For the week, there were three days when the main market indices declined, to two days of advances. There was a small net increase in the indices, with two days when there were slightly more stocks falling, over those rising.
JSE 26-9-14 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 stocks with offers that were lower, in line with the recent sideways movement of the market.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index fell 567.08 points to 72,504.68 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index declined 634.10 points to close at 79,781.59, slightly higher than the 79,650.40 points, it closed the prior week at.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the close of the main market are, Gleaner with 35,000 shares trading, with a cent rise to $1.06, Grace Kennedy 1,523 shares closed 45 cents higher at $59.45, National Commercial Bank with just 7,000 units changing hands, was up 5 cents at $18 and Proven Investments 55,000 was higher by 0.01 cent at 18 US cents.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Caribbean Cement, putting through 4,001 units at $2.36, Carreras with 300,378 units at $34.65, Jamaica Producers with 1,118,531 shares ended at $15.20, Kingston Wharves closed with only 1,652 shares trading at $6.30, but there is little interest in the stock at these prices that is close to one the big trade of 466 million units took place at on Wednesday, the stock now has bids at $5.01 and lower and Sagicor Group with 2,400 shares closed at $9.65.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless with 19,600 shares, lost 2 cents to end at 28 cents, Jamaica Broilers traded just 6,500 units with a 10 cents loss, to end at $4.30, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7,092 ordinary shares traded with a 5 cents loss, to end at $6.95, Mayberry Investments 3,060 shares closed down 1 cent, to end at $1.46, Scotia Group with 119,680 shares, closed 50 cents lower at $19.50 and Supreme Ventures closed with a 15 cents fall, to end at $1.80, with 10,346 units.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 76,000 units at $3.02 and Proven Investments 8% preference share changing hands with 30,000 units at $5.07.

3 up, 3 down on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange saw no major change in direction from the sideways trend all year long as 11 securities changing hands of which 3 advanced, 3 declined and 6 traded firm with 706,749 units changing hands, with a value of $5,473,695 including amount for a US dollar denominated security.
TTSE sum 26-9-14The Composite Index lost 0.05 points to close at 1,146.16, the All T&T Index fell by just 0.17 points to close at 1,978.76 and the Cross Listed Index increased by a mere 0.01 points to end at 41.05.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Grace Kennedy with 30,065 shares being traded for $113,044 to end at $3.76, with 6 cents gain, Guardian Holdings contributed 20,000 shares with a value of $270,000, while the price gained 10 cents to end at $13.50 and First Citizens traded 14,615 shares valued at $532,278 to close with a gain of 2 cents to end at $36.42.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 68,214 shares valued at $1,502,678, declined by 5 cents to end at $22, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 2,164 shares changing hands, closed a cent down at 44 cents, National Enterprises 100 units at $17.73, with 1 cent loss, One Caribbean Media 7,446 shares and closed with a decline of a cent at $25.35, Sagicor Financial 6.5% Preference share, traded 340,000 units at $1.13, down a cent and Trinidad Cement added 14,784 shares valued at $33,264, after falling 11 cents, to close at $2.25.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings with 13,841 shares valued at $175,781, to end at $12.70, National Commercial Bank with 195,200 shares changing hands for a value of $195,200 and Praetorian Property Mutual Fund 320 units at $3.40.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with lower offers.

TTSE ends Thursday little changed

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange was in 11 securities changing hands of which 2 advanced, 3 declined and 6 traded firm with 220,110 units changing hands, with a value of $4,122,720. The market was closed on Wednesday for Public holiday.
The Composite Index declined 0.10 points to close at 1,146.21, the All T&T Index fell by just 0.87 points to close at 1,978.93 and the Cross Listed Index increased by 0.03 points to end at 41.04.
25-9-14 Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are Clico Investment Fund with 32,308 shares valued at $712,391, increased by 5 cents to end at $22.05 and Massy Holdings contributed 7,093 shares with a value of $ to end at $68.52 with a gain of a cent.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are Ansa McAl traded 12,550 shares valued at $831,284 to close down 2 cents at $66.22, Scotiabank lost 2 cents and closed with 25,042 units for $1,522,553 at $60.78 and Trinidad Cement 2,000 shares traded at $2.36 for a 18 cents decline.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are Angostura Holdings contributed 5,393 shares at $12.70, Firstcaribbean International Bank with 1,250 shares at $5 First Citizens added 9,397 shares valued at $342,051 and closed at $36.40, Grace Kennedy with 810 shares to end the day at $3.70, National Commercial Bank with 120,100 shares traded at $1, Sagicor Financial Corporation with 4,167 at $6.20
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 5 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.

Jamaica Producers buys more KWH shares

Add your HTML code here...

JamaicaProducersLogo280x150 Kingston Wharves $3 billion trade, dominated activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, in Wednesday’s trading. The Wharf company had 466 million units of its stock sold to Jamaica Producers and Seaboard Corporation, a United States company, involved in food, energy and the shipping industry, by National Commercial Bank.
The stock traded at $6.50 up from $5.01 on Tuesday, but it had a bid of $5.75 which allowed the trade to take place 29.75 percent above the closing price on Tuesday. Normally, there would be a 15 percent limitation on the daily trading price movement, from the prior day’s last traded price. but allowances are made for cases where the bids or offer of the previous day better reflect the market value of the stock.
Trading activity resulted in the prices of 10 stocks rising and 5 declining as only 20 securities changed hands, resulting in 470,310,461 units trading, valued at $3,066,292,531, in all market segments.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index gained 631.80 points to 72,064.01 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 706.45 points to close at 79,288.84.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had only 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 stocks with offers that were lower, suggesting a likely negative movement in prices on Thursday.
JSEsm 24-9-14 Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Berger Paints with 3,799 shares trading, with a 3 cents rise to $1.65, Carreras with 1,500 shares changing hands, 35 cents higher at $34.65, Desnoes & Geddes put through 13,083 units with a gain of 10 cents to end at $4.80, Grace Kennedy had 4,955 shares changing hands and gained $1, to $59, Kingston Wharves 466,435,712 shares traded with a gain of $1.49 to $6.50, Mayberry Investments closed with a 2 cents gain at $1.47 after 9,000 units went through the market, there were no stock on offer at the close of trading, National Commercial Bank never benefited from the big sale of Kingston Wharves shares and had 89,031 units active, with a 20 cents increase to $18.20 and Sagicor Group saw 3,157,519 units moving 50 cents higher, at $9.75.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Proven Investments with 30,000 units, closed at 17.99 US cents and Radio Jamaica with 2,132 shares at $1.04.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Caribbean Cement with 93,220 shares, lost 19 cents to end at $2.36, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded just 14,436 units with 28 cents loss at $6.52 and Scotia Group with 93,248 shares, closed 8 cents lower at $19.01.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 10,500 units at $3 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 27,546 units at $2.

2 consecutive down days on JSE

Tuesday’s Activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 5 stocks rising and 7 declining, with 22 securities changing hands. A total of 4,797,725 units traded, valued at $27,746,916 in both the main and junior market.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator, showed 9 stocks with bids higher, than their last selling prices, and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index fell 425.48 points to 71,432.21 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index lost 475.76 points to close at 78,582.39.
JSE sum 23-9-14 Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Grace Kennedy with 22,436 shares, with 40 cents rise to $58, Jamaica Producers with 1,000,000 shares changing hands, closed 12 cents higher at $15.20 and Radio Jamaica had 13,754 shares changing hands with a gain of 2 cents to $1.04.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded price are, Cable & Wireless contributing 186,952 shares to close at 30 cents, Caribbean Cement with 4,061 units closed at $2.55, Desnoes & Geddes closed at $4.70 with 553,461 shares trading, National Commercial Bank ended at $18 as 53,945 units changed hands and Sagicor Group accounted for 70,007 shares, to close at $9.25.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses stocks at the end of trading in the main market are, Carreras with 5,864 shares, lost 10 cents to end at $34.30, Jamaica Broilers traded just 2,330 units with a 5 cents loss and closed at $4.40, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 56,346 ordinary shares changing hands, lost 5 cents to end at $6.95, Pan Jamaican Investment with 3,500 shares trading, ended at $49 after giving up a cent, Sagicor Real Estate Fund exchanged 29,350 units, with a loss of 34 cents to $6.80 and Scotia Group 141,730 shares helped to lop 31 cents off the price to end at $19.09.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share, traded 340,600 units at $2 and Proven Investments 8% preference share traded 15,800 units at $5.05.

2 advance 2 decline on TTSE

Tuesday’s trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange, resulted in 14 securities changing hands of which 2 advanced, 2 declined and 10 traded firm, with 255,339 units valued at $2,833,622 trading.
The Composite Index rose 0.38 points to close at 1,146.54, the All T&T Index fell by just 0.01 points to close at 1,979.80 and the Cross Listed Index increased by 0.10 points to end at 41.01.
TTSE sum 23-9-14 Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are Grace Kennedy increasing 14 cents to end the day at $3.70 with a volume of 35,888 shares being traded for $131,606 and National Flour Mills with 135,462 shares changing hands for a value of $177,924 to close at $1.35, up 5 cents for the day.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are Clico Investment Fund with 2,333 shares valued at $51,326 declined by 5 cents to end at $22 and Republic Bank with 2,630 shares closed 2 cents lower at $121.70.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings with 193 shares at $12.70, Firstcaribbean International Bank 2,000 shares at $5, while Jamaica Money Market Brokers added 22,555 shares to close at 45 cents, Massy Holdings contributed 27,355 shares with a value of $1,874,093 to close at $68.51, National Commercial Bank 20,275 shares at $1, National Enterprises with 15 shares to end at $17.74, Point Lisas Industrial Port Development 150 shares at $4, Sagicor Financial Corporation 4,703 shares at $6.20 and Trinidad Cement with only 39 shares at $2.54 and West Indian Tobacco trading 1,741 shares to close at $118.07.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 4 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.

Advances and declines even 7:7 on JSE

Activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Monday, resulted in the prices of 7 stocks rising and 7 declining as 20 securities changed hands, resulting in 1,789,786 units trading, valued at $11,932,664.
JSE sum 22-9-14 Main Market| The JSE Market Index declined 529.66 points, to 71,857.69 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 592.25 points to close at 79,058.15.
Gains| Stocks closing with gains at their last traded price, in the main market are, Carreras with 26,708 ordinary shares trading, 5 cents higher to $34.40, Pan Jamaican Investment had 1,000 shares changing hands, one cent higher at $49.01, Proven Investments with 10,570 units, increased 0.99 US cent to 17.99 US cents, Sagicor Group put through 346,200 units with a gain of 5 cents to $9.25 and Scotia Group, had 91,798 shares changing hands, 15 cents higher at $19.40.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded price are, Cable & Wireless with 3,000 units, closing at 30 cents, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 60,068 ordinary shares, closed at $7 and National Commercial Bank with 55,031 shares ended at $18.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Grace Kennedy with 19,260 shares, losing 40 cents to end at $57.60, Jamaica Broilers with 10,000 shares fell 25 cents to $4.45, Mayberry Investments with 707 shares lost 5 cents to end at $1.45 and Radio Jamaica with 42,096 shares, declined 2 cents to $1.02.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 33,113 units with a cent increase, at $3.02, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 487,000 units at $2 and Proven Investments 8% preference share traded 371,893 units at $5.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index fell 0.50 points to close at 661.73, only 5 stocks traded, with 1 advancing and 3 declining.
Gains| Lasco Distributors was the only stock recording a gain at the end of trading in the junior market, with 49,500 units at a 1 cent gain to $1.13.
Firm Trades| C2W Music traded 15,000 units at 40 cents, to be the only stock in the junior market that traded to close without a price change.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading, are Caribbean Cream with 48,093 shares to lose 3 cents at 61 cents, General Accident with 40,000 shares, lost 4 cents to end at $1.46 and Lasco Manufacturing with 78,749 shares closed with a gain of a cent at 96 cents.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator showed 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.

Sweet River starts trading with small gain

Swt Riv logo Friday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 5 stocks rising and 8 declining, as 19 securities changed hands, with 4,358,188 units trading, valued at $120,793,953. Sweet River Abattoir, the latest junior market listing, traded for the first time, having been listed today, with 1,000 shares trading, slightly above the IPO price of $3.86.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index lost 295.47 points to 72,387.35 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 330.39 points, to close at 79,650.40.
Gains| The stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 19,179 ordinary shares, rising 5 cents to $7, National Commercial Bank had 27,560 shares changing hands, 14 cents higher at $18, Scotia Group put through 153,187 units with a gain of 5 cents to $19.25 and Seprod, had 141,300 shares changing hands, 28 cents higher at $10.80.
JSE 19-9-14 Firm| The stock in the main market to close without a price change at the last traded prices is Sagicor Real Estate Fund with 26,530 units at $7.14
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the at the end of trading in the main market are Carreras with 565,400 shares, lost 30 cents to end at $34.35, Grace Kennedy traded 1,514,078 units for $2 loss, to end at $58, Mayberry Investments with 20,000 shares, closed 20 cents lower at $1.50, Proven Investments ordinary stock, traded 49,418 shares and lost 0.99 cents to end at 17US cents and Sagicor Group traded 391,700 shares and lost 55 cents at $9.20.
Preference| Access Financial 9% debenture note, traded 102,000 units at $5 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.50% preference share, traded 1,093,000 units at $2.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index fell 5.84 points to close at 662.23, as 6 stocks traded with 1 advancing and 3 declining.
Gains| Newly listed Sweet River Abattoir, closed with 1,000 shares trading at $3.90 for a 4 cents gain, on the IPO price and is the only stock gaining at the end of trading, in the junior market.
Firm Trades| Stocks in the junior market that traded to close at the same price as the day before are, General Accident with 150,000 shares, ending at $1.50, C2W Music 2,300 units trading at 40 cents and Jamaican Teas with 11,734 shares at $3.30.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading, are Honey Bun with 25,802 shares, lost 22 cents to end at $2.12, a 52 weeks’ Low, Lasco Financial with 39,000 shares changing hands, lost 3 cents to end at 95 cents and Lasco Manufacturing with 25,000 shares lost 5 cents to end up at 97 cents.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.

Stocks continue upward move on JSE

Thursday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 9 stocks rising and 3 declining as 24 securities changed hands, resulting in 6,462,363 units trading, valued at $54,606,207.
Main Market| At the close of the market the JSE Market Index gained 321.86 points to 72,682.82 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 359.90 points to close at 79,980.79.
JSE -18-9-14 Gains| Stocks gaining, with the last traded prices, at the close in the main market are, Jamaica Broilers with 10,500 shares, rising 5 cents to $4.70, Kingston Wharves with 5,250 shares changing hands, lost a cent at $5.01, Sagicor Real Estate Fund had 17,000 shares changing hands, 3 cents higher at $7.14 and Scotia Investments 22,050 shares at 20 cents more at $21.70.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in last traded price are, Cable & Wireless with 3,317 units at 30 cents, Carreras 275,340 shares at $34.65, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 4,525,000 ordinary shares, closed at $6.95, Jamaica Producers with 788 units ended at $15.08, Proven Investments 5,350 ordinary shares closed at 17.99 US cents, Sagicor Group 570,000 shares closed at $9.75 and Supreme Ventures with 31,000 units at $1.95.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses, at the at the end of trading in the main market are, Grace Kennedy with 1,623 shares, lost $1 to end at $60, National Commercial Bank traded 256,643 units at $17.86, a loss of 4 cents and Scotia Group with 65,819 shares, closed 6 cents lower at $19.20.
Preference| Eppley 9.5% preference share traded units 12,167 at $6.10, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share put through 30,000 units at $3.01 and Proven Investments 8% preference share, traded 43,500 units at $5.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index increased 4.01 points to close at 668.07 as 8 stocks traded with 5 advancing and none declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market are, Blue Power traded 121 units 5 cents higher at $9.05, Dolphin Cove 348 shares closed 30 higher at $8.80, General Accident closed with 239,024 shares and gained 5 cents to $1.50, Lasco Financial 172,400 units, increased 1 cent to 98 cents and Lasco Manufacturing had 16,000 units trading 1 cent higher at $1.02.
Firm Trades| Stocks in the junior market that traded to close at the same price as the day before are, KLE with 127,123 shares at $1 and Lasco Distributors with 32,000 shares changing hands at $1.12.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 stocks with offers that were lower.

Trading subdued on TTSE

A mere 52,782 shares changed hands, with a value of $772,586 in trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Thursday. Just 8 securities were active of which 2 advanced, none declined and 6 traded firm.
The Composite Index rose 0.05 points to close at 1,146.51, the All T&T Index advanced by 0.02 points to close at 1,980.19 and the Cross Listed Index increased by 0.01 point to end at 40.95.
TTSE sum-18-9-14 Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Grace Kennedy with 705 shares traded to close cent higher at $3.56 while West Indian Tobacco added 1,295 shares valued at $152,920 increasing by 2 cents to end at $118.10.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 17,276 shares valued at $380,072, remained at $22, First Citizens Bank contributed 1,668 shares with a value of $60,048 to close at $36, Massy Holdings closed with 444 shares at $68.51, National Commercial Bank with 10,000 shares, closed at $1, Prestige Holdings 894 shares closed at $9.50, Sagicor Financial with 20,500 shares changing hands for a value of $128,125 closed at $6.25.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.