Bearish tone continues on TTSE

Witco was the sole stock rising on TTSE on Friday

Witco was the sole stock rising on TTSE on Friday

Trading in the overall market ended with 17 securities changing hands on Friday with 1 stock gaining, 4 declining and 12 traded with the price unchanged. A total of only 321,993 shares traded, valued at $4,105,917.
At the close of the market, the Composite Index fell 1.03 points to close at 1,151.31, the All T&T Index lost 1.70 points to 1,958.27 and the Cross Listed Index dipped 0.05 at 45.17.
Gains| In trading, West Indian Tobacco gained 1 cent, in trading 4,921 units valued at $430,486 to end at $125.37.
Declines| Grace Kennedy closed with 16,318 shares changing hands at $3.60 for a 5 cents decline, Guardian Holdings had 6,000 shares trading at the close at $13.09 down I cent, Massy Holdings closed with 33,938 shares changing hands, 1 cent lower at $63.09 carrying a value of $2,141,487 and National Enterprises ended with 6,600 shares changing hands with a fall of 13 cents to $17.05 for a new 52 weeks low.
Firm Trades| Angostura Holdings closed with 8,173 shares changing hands to end at $14, ANSA McAL with 2,838 shares ended at $67.25, Clico Investment Fund traded TTSE sum 7-8-15.xlsxjust 760 units at $22.51. Firstcaribbean International Bank traded 4,008 units and closed at $5, First Citizens Bank closed at $35 with 5,753 shares changing hands valued at $201,355. National Flour trade 200,000 units at $2.10 for a value of $420,000. Praetorian Property Mutual Fund contributed 10,000 shares at $3.05, Point Lisas traded 10,000 shares at $4.06, Sagicor Financial with 200 units trading, closed at $6, Scotiabank traded unchanged to end at $62.31 with 734 shares, Scotia Investments traded 17,000 units and closed at $1.50 and Unilever Caribbean with 100 units changing hands, ended at $67.
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.

10 stocks up but JSE fell Wednesday

RJR gained on Wednesday as merger talks with Gleaner media was disclosed

RJR gained on Wednesday as merger talks with Gleaner media was disclosed

The Jamaica Stock Market closed on Wednesday with losses in the main market indices with 10 stocks rising, 5 declining as 28 securities changed hands with 1,853,544 units trading, valued at $34,491,265 29, in all market segments with 2 stocks closing at new 52 weeks’ high. At the close, the JSE Market Index fell 296.39 points to 99,143.32, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index declined 331.29 points to close at 109,754.53 and the JSE combined index loss 198.77 points to end at 102,642.11.
JSE sum- 05-08-15r IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator showed a reading of 12 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable and Wireless with 150,300 units changing hands gained 5 cents to end at 44 cents, Caribbean Cement traded 15,442 shares to close at $7 after shedding 10 cents, Carreras had 44,200 units trading to close at $52, Grace Kennedy traded only 1,335 shares and ended $1 lower at $64. Jamaica Broilers had 61,198 shares changing hands, in closing at $7, to record a new 52 weeks’ high after gaining 54 cents. Jamaica Producers added 4 cents to $18.85 with 15,000 units trading, Jamaica Stock Exchange stock traded 4,480 units at $7, National Commercial Bank had 348,023 JSE fn Qts-5-08-15shares trading and closed with a 49 cents gain to end at $30.49, Radio Jamaica ended with 127,887 shares changing hands at 44 cents higher at $3.45, Sagicor Group ended trading with 7,645 units at $13, Sagicor Real Estate Fund closed at $8.60 while trading 5,387 units with a gain of 60 cents. Scotia Group ended with 777,213 units trading at $24, for 1 cent rise, Proven Investments traded 20,100 ordinary shares at 18 US cents, down 1 cent. Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share closed with 50,000 units changing hands at $2.01.

JSE pushes higher on Tuesday

Jamaica Broilers jumped sharply on Tuesday to end at $6.50

Jamaica Broilers jumped sharply on Tuesday to end at $6.50

The Jamaica Stock Market closed on Tuesday with strong movement in the indices, as 13 stocks rise, 6 fell and 28 securities changed hands, with 9,621,142 units trading, valued at $29,054,581, in all market segments, 2 stocks closing at new 52 weeks’ high. Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded as a new intraday high of $9.10 but closed lower. At the close, the JSE Market Index gained 861.33 points to 99,439.71, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 962.74 points to close at 110,085.82 and the JSE combined index added 1,043.92 points to end at 102,840.88.
JSE sum- 04-08-15r IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator showed a reading of 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable and Wireless ended with 3,100,287 units changing hands and lost 3 cents to 39 cents, Caribbean Cement traded 10,250 shares to close at $7.10 after shedding 35 cents, Carreras gained $1 with 6,385 units trading to close at $52, Gleaner traded at $1.30, up 5 cents after 20,000 shares changed hands. Grace Kennedy traded only 1,830 shares at $65, Jamaica Broilers had 18,800 shares changing hands, in closing at $6.50, to record a new 52 weeks’ high. The Jamaica Stock Exchange stock traded 200,445 units at $7, Mayberry Investments had another large trade amounting to 3,982,668 shares trading between $2.75 JSE fn Qts-4-08-15and $3. National Commercial Bank had 75,894 shares trading and closed with a 25 cents gain to end at $30, Sagicor Group ended trading with 169,015 units at $13, Sagicor Real Estate Fund closed at $8 while trading 584,560 units and traded as high as $9.10 for a new intraday high. The fund had reported before trading, profit of 8 cents per share in the June quarter, down from 11 cents in the June 2014 quarter and 46 cents per share to June, this year versus 27 cents for the six months to June last year. Scotia Group ended with 6,348 units trading at $23.99, for 1 cent fall and Proven Investments traded 15,625 ordinary shares at 19 US cents.

NCB may give push to JSE soon

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Supply is drying up for NCB

Supply is drying up for NCB

The Jamaica Stock Market closed on Monday with 12 stocks rising, 7 declining as 26 securities changed hands with 4,213,264 units trading, valued at $26,843,221, in all market segments with 2 stocks closing at new 52 weeks’ high, but lurking in the shadows are activities in National Commercial Bank that could give a big push to the JSE indices. Selling in the stocks has shrunken with a few days of fairly heavy trading in the last week of July. Currently, there are 11 offers with 140,000 units exposed in the market for sale in total, above $30.40.
At the close, the JSE Market Index lost 129.98 points to 98,203.59, JSE sum- 03-08-15rthe JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 145.29 points to close at 108,705.88 and the JSE combined index added 66.62 points to end at 100,705.88.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator showed a reading of 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable and Wireless ended with 42,253 units changing hands and lost a cent to 42 cents, Caribbean Cement traded 44,225 shares to close at $7.10 after shedding 35 cents, Carreras gained 25 cents with 6,715 units trading to close at $51, Gleaner traded at $1.25, down 5 cents after 15,300 shares changed hands. Grace traded 94,211 shares with a JSE fn Qts-3-08-15gain of $1 at $65, Jamaica Broilers had 22,400 shares changing hands, in closing at $5.70, Mayberry Investments had another large trade amounting to 2.900,000 shares trading at $3. National Commercial Bank had just 10,286 shares trading, while losing 25 cents to end at $29.75, Pan Jamaican Investment closed at $61.05 after trading 114,309 shares, to gain 55 cents, Radio Jamaica had 25,830 units changing hands while gaining 2 cents to close at $3.02, Sagicor Group ended trading with 10,325 units at $12.99, Sagicor Real Estate Fund closed at $8 while trading 25,000 units, Scotia Group ended with 13,561 units trading unchanged at $24,for 34 cents rise and Scotia Investments traded 56,092 shares to rise 20 cents to $27.

Big Jump in rising stocks on Friday

The Jamaica Stock Market closed on Friday with 15 stocks rising, 5 declining as 26 securities changed hands with 2,738,510 units trading, valued at $22,665,691, in all market segments.
JSE sum 31-7-15At the close, the JSE Market Index gained 267.15 points to 98,470.74, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 298.61 points to close at 109,002.77 and the JSE combined index added 674.11 points to end at 101,379.99.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator showed a reading of 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable and Wireless ended with 266,138 units changing hands at 43 cents, Caribbean Cement traded 75,396 shares to close at $7.45, JSE fn qts 31-7-15 Gleaner traded at $1.15 and gained 15 cents after 32,960 shares changed hands, Grace traded 7,830 shares unchanged at $64, Jamaica Broilers had 33,982 shares changing hands and 10 cents in closing at $5.70, National Commercial Bank had 456,187 shares trading while gaining 20 cents to end at $30. Sagicor Group ended trading with 22,661 units at $13, Scotia Group ended with 64,798 units trading with a loss of 41 cents at $23.66, Supreme Ventures with 102,651 shares traded at $3.30 for a decline of 25 cents and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share closed with 166,600 shares trading at $6.02.

12 stocks rose on JSE on Wednesday

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Market closed on Wednesday with 12 stocks rising, 8 declining as 29 securities changed hands with 6,830,260 units trading, valued at $85,544,632, in all market segments.
At the close, the JSE Market Index gained 122.39 points to 98,333.57, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index increased 136.80 points to close at 108,849.45 and the JSE combined index added 361.61 points to end at 100,639.26.
JSE sum 29-7-15 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator showed a reading of 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable and Wireless ended with 50,000 units changing hands at 41 cents, Caribbean Cement lost 75 cents to close at $7.45 with 13,880 shares trading, Carreras gained just 1 cent with 41,680 units trading to close at $50.26, Desnoes & Geddes traded 87,739 shares with a 20 cents fall to $6.80. Gleaner traded unchanged at $1.30 with 123,656 shares changing hands, Grace Kennedy traded just 1,100 shares to gain 99 cents to $64, Jamaica Broilers had 1,424,572 shares changing hands at $5.67 for a 5 cents gain, Jamaica Producers gained 30 cents to close at $18.80 with 10,000 units changing hands. JMMB Group traded 835,324 units to end unchanged at $7.50, Mayberry Investments traded at $2.75 with JSE fn qts 29-6-15a fall of 25 cents, with 520,277 units, National Commercial Bank had only 12,940 shares trading, but gained 5 cents to $29.55. Pan Jamaican Investments closed at $61 after adding 95 cents to the price, with 581,167 shares, changing hands valued $36 million, Proven Investments had 81,763 shares trading at 20 US cents, Sagicor Group ended trading with 908,500 units at $13. Scotia Group traded 532,374 units to end 3 cents lower at $24.07, traded 20,812 units, 20 cents higher at $26.80, Seprod traded 15,045 shares lost 10 cents lower at $14.90 and Supreme Ventures with 26,000 shares traded at $3.60 for a rise of 25 cents.

JSE continues up

Scotia Climb keeps indices rising

Scotia Climb keeps indices rising

Prices on the Jamaica Stock Exchange continued in a positive mode on the second day of July, albeit not as strong as on the first, but it ended on a high, with Scotia Group climbing for the second day, after it posted gains of $1.25 on Wednesday. The movement in the banking group stock price, was again the main contributor to the rise of the main indices on Thursday.
The market closed with a large number of stocks showing softness suggesting that there could be large number of declines evens as advances may pick up from today’s levels.
Trading ended with 9 stocks rising, 5 declining as 23 securities changed hands and ending in 1,876,486 units trading, valued at $10,673,692 and 1 stock closed at 52 weeks’ high in all market segments.
The JSE Market Index declined 284.62 points to 99,026.54 the JSE All Jamaican Composite index gained 318.14 points to close at 109,624.01 but the JSE combined index rose 223.92 points to end at 101,440.59 thanks to gains in the junior market offsetting declines in the main market.
JSE sum 2-7-15 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator was showing a poor reading of only 13 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 13 with offers that were lower, in contrast 6 to 7 at the close on Wednesday.
In trading, Cable & Wireless had 539,627 units changing hands to close at 46 cents. Caribbean Cement had 117,440 units trading at $5.50 after shedding another 20 cents on top of 30 cents on Wednesday. Desnoes and Geddes traded 7,086 shares at $7.39 to end down 15 cents, Gleaner ended with 30452 shares changing hands, to gain 2 cents, for a 52 weeks’ high of $1.50. Jamaica Broilers gained 30 cents to reach $5.75 while only 2,000 shares changed hands, the stock closed with an off at $5.65,JSE fn-Qts 2-7-15 Jamaica Stock Exchange traded just 2,000 shares and shed 35 cents in closing at $5.75, at the close the bid was at $6.15. National Commercial Bank in trading 26,067 shares, to close higher by 86 cents at $29.90, Pan Jamaican rose 50 cents to $62 with 22,779 shares trading, the stock was mostly down on the day at $61.10. Sagicor Group with 20,883 units trading, ended unchanged at $13.01, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 80,000 units with a decline of 38 cents to $7.62 and Scotia Group that traded 106,740 shares to close at $24.94 to gain 43 cents but closed with the offer at $24.50. Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 649,316 to gain 2 cents at $3.

4 stocks rose on TTSE

TTSEDailyTRading280x150 Trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange picked up a bit on Thursday with 15 securities changing hands of which 4 advanced, 3 declined, 8 traded firm, with a total of 378,246 units valued at $3,700,929 changing hands, more than twice Wednesday’s volume of 150,955 shares.
At the close of the market, the Composite Index declined by 2.31 points to close at 1,159.67, the All T&T Index lost 0.68 points to 1,969.93 and the Cross Listed Index fell 0.53 point at 45.84.
Gains| In trading, ANSA Merchant Bank ended with 1,000 shares changing hands at $38.95, to gain 4 cents, CLICO Investment Fund ended with 28,320 units changing hands, valued at $640,315 and closed 1 cent higher at $22.61. Grace Kennedy added 21,385 shares, 10 cents higher at $3.60 and Massy Holdings trading 88 shares to close at $64.30 and gained 1 cent.
Declines| Guardian Holdings had 7,475 units changing hands with a loss of 7 cents to end at $13.93, National Commercial Bank traded 12,862 shares and fell 9 cents to close at $1.70 and One Caribbean Media ended trading with 2,124 shares at $22 after shedding 40 cents, to close at a 52 weeks’ low.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings trading 6,749 units at $13.90, Firstcaribbean International Bank with 54,375 shares trading, valued at $271,875 and closed at $5. TTSE 2-7-15First Citizens Bank ended trading with 51,376 shares carrying a value of $1,836,692, to close at $35.75, National Flour Mills with 8,890 shares changing hands and ending at $2.05, Point Lisas Industrial Port traded at $3.95, with 4,500 units changing hands. Republic Bank closed with only 25 shares being purchased at $115, Sagicor Financial closing with 1,700 shares to end at $6.27 and Trinidad Cement traded 177,377 shares valued at $514,393 and closed at $2.90.
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 4 stocks with offers that were lower.

JSE off to big July start

Scotia rose to $24.50 during trading to help push market on Wednesday

Scotia rose to $24.50 during trading to help push market on Wednesday

Activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended commenced the start of July with strong showing as Scotia Group climbed $1.25 to help push the main indices strongly upwards and pushing one time in trading the All Jamaica Composite index over 2,000 points.
Trading ended with 12 stocks rising, 7 declining as 29 securities changed hands and ending in 12,250,815 units trading, valued at $88,380,669 and 3 stocks closed at 52 weeks’ high in all market segments. The main market closed with 6 stocks advancing to 3 falling.
The JSE Market Index declined 1,470.77 points to 98,741.92 the JSE All Jamaican Composite index gained 1,643.93 points to close at 109,305.87 but JSE sum 1-7-15the JSE combined index rose 1,218.10 points to end at 101,216.67 thanks to gains in the junior market offsetting declines in the main market.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator was showing a poor reading of only 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 with offers that were lower, a deterioration over the ratio of 10 to 6 on Tuesday.
In trading, Cable & Wireless had 278,936 units changing hands to close 1 cent higher at 46 cents. Caribbean Cement had only 3,410 units trading at $5.70 after shedding 30 cents, Carreras lost 79 cents in trading just 27,687 shares to close at $48.21. Desnoes and Geddes traded at $7.55 with 42,504 shares, Gleaner ended with 13,000 shares changing hands to gain 8 cents, for a 52 weeks’ high of $1.48, Grace Kennedy gained 50 cents to reach $64 while 132,737 shares changed hands. Kingston Wharves traded just 1,000 shares and shed 55 cents in closing at $6.60, JSE fn-Qts 1-7-15National Commercial Bank in trading 25,835 shares, to close unchanged at $29.04, Pan Jamaican Investment had 21,147 shares changing hands at $61.50, Pulse Investments traded at a new 52 weeks’ high of 70 cents after adding 15 cents with 9,000 shares trading. Proven Investments ended with 366,320 ordinary shares trading at 21.2 US cents, up from US$21, Sagicor Group gained just 1 cent with 147,788 units trading, to end at $13.01 after trading as high as $14.50, a new 52 weeks’ high and Scotia Group that traded 10,505 shares to close at $24.50 after trading at $25 and as low as $23.25 to gain $1.25.

Trading low keyed on TTSE

TTSEDailyTRading280x150 Trading on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange remained subdued on Monday, the market ended with 10 securities changing hands of which 1 advanced, 4 declined, 6 traded firm, with a total of 134,168 units, valued at $6,531,028 changing hands.
At the close of the market, the Composite Index lost 0.15 points to close at 1,161.37, the All T&T Index fell 0.30 points to 1,969.45 and the Cross Listed Index remained at 46.36.
Gains| Point Lisas Industrial Port traded at a new 52 weeks’ high of $3.90 with just 600 units changing hands and gained 7 cents and Republic Bank closed with 37,154 shares being purchased 1 cent up at $115.01 with a value of $4,273,073.
Declines| National Flour had 10,566 shares changing hands fell 5 cents to end at $2.
TTSE sum 29-6-15
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, ANSA McAl with 6,798 shares changing hands for $457,166 ended at $67.25. CLICO Investment Fund with 74,493 units valued at $1,683,541 changing hands at $22.60, Firstcaribbean International Bank ended trading with 1,500 shares at $5, First Citizens Bank with 1,604 shares trading to close at $35.75. Massy Holdings trading 35 shares to close at $64.34, Sagicor Financial closing with 1,100 shares at $6.26, and Scotiabank traded 318 shares to close at $62.25.
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.