8 up 9 down on JSE

Tuesday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 8 stocks rising and 9 declining as 27 securities changed hands, ending in 4,235,650 units trading, valued at $51,526,408, in all market segments.
JSE sum 18-11-14 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 8 stocks with offers that were lower.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index fell 194.52 points to 74,012.60, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index declined 217.50 points to close at 81,467.68 and the JSE combined index dropped 146.86 points to close at 75,883.36.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Jamaica Money Market Brokers, finishing trading with 50,000 ordinary shares, 7 cents higher at $6.57. National Commercial Bank finished trading with 49,500 shares while gaining 1 cent to $18.51, Pan Jamaican Investment saw trading in 4,039 units, to close with a gain of 1 cent to $50.27, Scotia Group 108,965 shares traded at 22 cents higher to close at $19.62 and Supreme Ventures with 74,000 shares changing hands, gained 1 cent to $1.76.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Gleaner with 110 shares at $1.05, Jamaica Broilers closing with 501,266 shares changing hands at $4, Jamaica Producers concluded trading with 5,000 shares at $15.50. Kingston Wharves had 4,285 shares changing hands $6, Mayberry Investments ended trading with 74,610 shares changing hands to close at $1.50 and Scotia Investments closed with 30,000 shares at $22.51.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless finished trading with 1,670,678 units and fell 7 cents to 42 cents, Caribbean Cement concluded trading with 10,728 units with a decline of 1 cent to $2.40, Carreras exchanged 1,128,573 shares in trading, with a loss of $2 to close at $35, for Desnoes & Geddes there was dealing in 145,000 units, to close with a 5 cents fall to $4.85. Grace Kennedy contributed just 1,520 shares to trading but lost of 50 cents to end at $60.50, Palace Amusement concluded trading with 100 units to fall $13 to a 52 weeks’ low of $77, Proven Investments exchanged 80,033 units with a decline of 0.49 cent to 17.5 US cents and Sagicor Group ended trading with 145,000 units, with a decline of 1 cent to $9.99.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded with 155 units changing hands with a gain of 1 cent to $3 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% finished trading with 14,500 shares trading at $2.

NCB jumps 15% on TTSE

NCB Nkgn -2014 National Commercial Bank stock closed up 15 percent, on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Monday, following the company’s release of year end results, and announcement of an increased dividend payment.
At the end of trading, 10 securities changed hands of which 3 advanced, 3 declined and 4 traded firm, with a total of 760,585 units, valued at $6,993,114.
At the close of the market, the Composite Index rose 3.60 points to close at 1,141.34, the All T&T Index fell by just 0.22 points to close at 1,961.52 and the Cross Listed Index increased by a mere 0.99 points to end at 42.07.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price, at the close are, Angostura Holdings that added 26,387 shares valued at $336,684 and closed, 1 cent higher at $12.76, Clico Investment Fund with 234,824 shares valued at $5,283,640, advanced by 1 cent to end at $22.51 and National Commercial Bank with a volume of 143,877 shares traded for $166,709 and gained 15 cents to end at $1.16.
TTSE 17-11-14 Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Guardian Holdings, falling 2 cents, in trading 17,706 units, to close at $13.49, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 207,891 shares changing hands, for a value of $93,643, lost 1 cent to 45 cents and National Enterprises trading 5,000 shares to close at $17.48 and losing 1 cent to end at a 52 weeks low.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, First Citizens Bank traded 1,400 shares to close at $36.76, Grace Kennedy traded 500 shares at $3.84, Praetorian Property Mutual Fund traded 2,000 units at $3.40 and Sagicor Financial Corporation contributed 121,000 shares with a value of $726,000 to close at $6.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 2 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 2 stocks with offers that were lower.

7 stocks rose 4 fell on TTSE

FirstCaribbean fell 9% on Friday

FirstCaribbean fell 9% on Friday

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange closed the week with 16 securities changing hands of which 7 advanced, 4 declined and 5 traded firm with a total of 234,691 units, valued at $1,359,627. Firstcaribbean International Bank stock price and lost 9 percent and Flavorite Foods 11 percent by the end trading, to be the two biggest movers for the day.
At the close of the market, the Composite Index lost 8.08 points to close at 1,137.74, the All T&T Index fell by just 0.53 points to close at 1,961.74 and the Cross Listed Index fell by 2.08 points (4.82%) to close at 41.08.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Clico Investment Fund with 20,611 units, valued at $463,448, advancing by 25 cents, to end at $22.50. Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 2,000 shares at 46 cents and gained 1 cent, National Commercial Bank (NCB) gained a cent, to end at $1.01 with 121,350 shares changing hands, valued at $122,564. At the close there was no NCB stock on offer for sale. Prestige Holdings with 138 units gained 1 cent and closed at a new 5 weeks’ high of $9.56, Scotiabank with 1,832 shares traded at $58.17 to gain 1 cent, Scotia Investments in contributing 17,042 shares put on a cent in closing at $1.41 and Trinidad Cement had trading in 5,000 shares at $2 to gain 1 cent.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Firstcaribbean International Bank lost 50 cents to end at $5, in trading 2,350 shares, Flavorite Foods fell 60 cents to close at a new 52 weeks’ low at $4.90, while Guardian Holdings added 13,465 shares valued at $181,855 but lost 5 cents to $13.50. Republic Bank traded 545 shares, lost 10 cents to $119.90.
TTSE 14-11-14 Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged, at the end of trading are, Ansa McAl with 308 units, ended at $66.18, First Citizens Bank traded 1,000 shares, to close at $36.76, Grace Kennedy traded 6,336 shares at $3.84, Massy Holdings had 614 shares changing hands at $68.55 and Sagicor Financial with a volume of 38,100 shares, traded for $228,671 to close at $6.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 2 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 1 stock with the offer that was lower.

C&W & declining stocks dominate

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CWJ off full vwThursday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 5 stocks rising and 7 declining, as 19 securities changed hands, ending in 10,308,932 units trading, valued at $11,431,758, in all market segments. Cable & Wireless, continuing to trade in higher than normal volumes this year, accounted for 9.77 million of the volume.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator showed 5 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 stocks with offers that were lower, a neutral situation.
Main Market indices| The JSE Market Index gained 153.62 points to 73,236.56, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 171.76 points to close at 80,599.95 and the JSE combined index gained 115.71 points to close at 75,056.62.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Carreras finishing trading with 66,822 shares changing hands, to gain 55 cents at $35.55, Desnoes & Geddes concluded trading with 60,000 shares, 3 cents higher to $4.95, National Commercial Bank ended with 30,960 shares while gaining 10 cents to $17.11, Sagicor Group closed with 10,233 units with a gain of 20 cents to $9.80 and Seprod finished trading with 16,528 units, the price rose 63 cents to $11.88.
JSE sum 13-11-14 Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Berger Paints having 6,363 shares changing hands, to close at $1.60, Grace Kennedy concluded trading with 5,000 shares at $62, Jamaica Broilers exchanged 27,954 shares at $4, Radio Jamaica contributed 5,478 shares, in trading at $1.18 and Supreme Ventures ended trading with 3,000 shares at $1.75.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless ending with 9,771,352 units, trading between 60 cents and 50 cents, at the close the price slipped 1 cent to 50 cents, as selling increased from Wednesday. The stock traded mostly above 56 cents, but traded 476,700 units at 51 cents and 445,000 units at 50 cents less than 2 minutes from the close, to pull the price down and the end.
Jamaica Money Market Brokers ordinary share, closed with 101,200 units trading to fall 20 cents to $6.80, Jamaica Producers finished with 2,000 shares, loss 1 cent to $15.50 and Scotia Group ended trading with 36,844 units to fall 57 cents to $19.40.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share had 66,000 units changing hands at $3.

2 stocks rose none fell on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange ended with 10 securities changing hands, of which 2 advanced, none declined and 8 traded firm, with a total of 161,827 units, valued at $5,879,498.
TTSE sum 13-11-14At the close of the market, the Composite Index lost 0.29 rose points to end at 1,145.82, the All T&T Index fell by 0.58 points to 1,962.27 and the Cross Listed Index remained at 43.16.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Clico Investment Fund that posted a volume of 67,578 shares valued at $1,502,695 and advanced by 10 cents to $22.25 and West Indian Tobacco with only 120 shares, advanced by 1 cent to end at $119.04.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings ending at $12.76 with 4,266 shares valued at $54,425.62, trading, First Citizens Bank traded 2,613 shares to close at $36.76, Grace Kennedy traded 100 shares at $3.84, Massy Holdings with 36,715 shares changing hands for a value of $2,516,813, closed at $68.55, followed by National Enterprise that contributed 550 shares and closed unchanged at $17.49, National Flour Mills with a volume of 34,921 shares valued at $38,762, ended at $1.11, Republic Bank contributed 12,551 shares with a value of $1,506,120 to close at $120 and Scotiabank traded 2,413 shares and closed unchanged at $58.16.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 2 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 1 stock with the offer lower.

Carreras, C&W and Grace dominate JSE

Carreras 4With technical indicators pointing to growth ahead, in the prices main market stocks, trading activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, on Wednesday, showed signs of trading picking up, in keeping with what has been known, as the usual year-end rally.
The three main trades today are Cable & Wireless with nearly 23 million shares, in 95 trades, Carreras with 1.7 million shares in 22 trades and Grace with 1.3 million shares with only 3 trades.
At the close, the prices of 5 stocks rose and 5 declined, as 18 securities changed hands, ending in 26,947,786 units trading, valued at $158,583,174, in all market segments.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 stocks with offers that were lower.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index lost a mere 9.89 points to 73,082.94, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index slipped 11.05 points to close at 80,428.19 and the JSE combined index declined by 10.68 points to close at 74,940.91.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Grace Kennedy trading 1,314,690 shares while gaining $3.90 to end at $62 for total consideration of $480,860,780, Kingston Wharves closed with 500 units to close with a gain of 11 cents to $5.41, National Commercial Bank finished trading with 28,822 shares, rising 1 cent to $17.01, Scotia Group saw trading in 2,990 units and put on 22 cents, to $19.97 and Scotia Investments ended with 32,000 shares trading 49 cents higher to $22.
JSE 12-11-14 Firm| Stocks in the main market closing without a change in the last traded prices are, Desnoes & Geddes that had 126,100 shares changing hands at $4.92, Jamaica Broilers concluded trading with 81,800 shares, trading at $4, Jamaica Money Market Brokers exchanged 518,134 ordinary shares at $7, Mayberry Investments ended trading in 96,890 shares at $1.50, Pan Jamaican Investment finished trading with 865 shares changing hands at $50.15 and Supreme Ventures finished trading with 2,000 shares at $1.75.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless closing with 22,917,657 shares trading, 1 cent lower at 53 cents, after opening at 64 cents, Carreras finished with 1,665,948 shares valued at $58,334,031 with a loss of 99 cents to $35, Proven Investments with 12,870 units, declined 0.01 cent to 17.99 US cents and Sagicor Group finished trading with 54,130 units, and declined by 5 cents to $9.60.

5 stocks gained on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange ended Wednesday, with 13 securities changing hands, of which 5 advanced, 2 declined and 6 traded firm, with a total of 615,996 units, valued at $2,542,410.
TTSE 12-11-14At the close, the Composite Index rose 0.50 points to end at 1,146.11, the All T&T Index gained just 0.09 points to finish at 1,962.85 and the Cross Listed Index increased by 0.12 points to end at 43.16.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, ANSA McAL with 770 shares to close with a gain of 1 cent, to end at $66.18, National Commercial Bank with 335,266 shares changing hands for a value of $335,266, closed at $1 after putting on 2 cents, National Flour traded 16,068 shares to close with a gain of 1 cent, at $1.11. Scotia Bank with 8,565 shares traded, valued $497,969 to close 3 cent higher at $58.16 and Unilever Caribbean gained 3 cents to end the day at $64.25, a new 52 weeks’ high.
Declines| Stocks declining at the end of trading are, Flavorite Foods as the price lost 20 cents to close at $5.50, for a 52 weeks’ low and Sagicor Financial Corporation with 223,815 shares traded for $1,343,623, lost 1 cent in closing at $6, for a new 52 weeks’ low.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund trading 400 shares and remained at $22.15, First Citizens Bank traded 700 shares at $36.76, Grace Kennedy contributed 25,000 shares with a value of $96,000, in closing at $3.84, Guardian Holdings traded 3,586 units to close at $13.55, Massy Holdings traded 824 shares to close at $68.55 and West Indian Tobacco had 27 units trading at $119.03.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 2 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 1 stock with the offer that is lower.

Heavy trading in C&WJ shares

CWJ old OffIn early trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, Cable & Wireless was the most active stock trading with more than 9.6 million shares changing hands.
Investors stepped up and bought the stocks as high as 64 cents at the opening of the market, inducing sellers to enter the market at lower levels, pushing the price back down to 54 cents. Increased offers are currently posted for 4.45 million units between 58 and 65 cents. Bids to buy, remain mostly in the low 40 cents region.
Elsewhere Grace traded 1.3 million shares as high as $62, the price is up $3.90 from Tuesday’s close and National Commercial Bank traded 4,848 shares at $17.50 up by 50 cents. Carreras fell 99 cents with 17,680 shares trading, to $35.
The price movements helped to push the All Jamaica Composite index up by 283.67 points, to 80,722.91 at 10.30.

Republic drops 72 cents on TTSE

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange ended with Republic Bank dropping 72 cents at the end of trading. There was activity in the market, with 11 securities changing hands, of which 4 advanced, 3 declined and 4 traded firm with a total of 638,480 units, valued at $1,740,915.
TTSE 11-11-14At the close of the market, the Composite Index lost 0.80 points to close at 1,145.6 the All T&T Index rose fell by 1.68 points to close at 1,962.76 and the Cross Listed Index increased by 0.01 points to end at 43.04.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Clico Investment Fund gained 4 cents to end at $22.15 while trading 9,366 shares valued at $207,457, Jamaica Money Market Brokers was the volume leader with 518,756 shares changing hands for a value of $233,440 and gained a cent to 45 cents, Scotiabank traded 682 shares at $58.13 up a cent and West Indian Tobacco traded 537 shares at $119.03 for a 1 cent gain.
Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Grace Kennedy contributed 40,000 shares with a value of $153,600, to close 1 cent down at $3.84 while by Sagicor Financial Corporation with a volume of 57,622 shares traded for $346,893, to end at a new 52 weeks’ low, of $6.01 after falling 4 cents, conversely, Republic Bank suffered a loss 72 cents to close at $120 as 1,285 shares traded.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Angostura Holdings with 1,000 units ended at $12.75, First Citizens Bank had 2,472 units trading at $36.76, Massy Holdings added 6,260 shares valued at $429,123 to close at $68.55 and National Enterprises traded 500 shares at $17.49.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 2 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 2 stocks with offers that were lower.

C&W jumps 28% more gains ahead

CWJ nwIn Monday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, Cable & Wireless traded just 25,000 shares at 41 cents, the highest price the stock could trade at for the day as it gained 28 percent form the last traded price of 32 cents that it traded on Thursday. At the close the bid was at 47 cents with buying for 1,391,360 shares. Just below the highest bids are 7.92 million units on the bid at 41 cents. Supplies that were offered a 50 cents were pulled shortly before trading closed, leaving offers at 60 cents, but the stock cannot trade above 54 cents, on Tuesday.
Trading resulted in the prices of 7 stocks rising and 3 declining as 24 securities changed hands, ending in 2,567,049 units trading, valued at $7,942,673, in all market segments
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index lost 185.93 points to 72,656.95, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 207.8 points to close at 79,951.87 and the JSE combined index gained declined by 169.98 points to close at 74,491.53.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless closed with 25,000 shares changing hands 9 cents higher at 41 cents, Desnoes & Geddes exchanged 9,420 shares while gaining 35 cents higher at $4.95, Pan Jamaican Investment contributed just 1,545 shares traded 50 cents higher at $50 and Scotia Group ended trading with 101,774 units and put on 17 cents to $19.77.
JSE 10-11-14 Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Gleaner saw trading in 1,550,630 shares at $1.05, Grace Kennedy ended with 500 units to close at $60, Jamaica Money Market Brokers closed with 47,800 ordinary shares at $7, Jamaica Stock Exchange concluded trading with 792 shares to end at $1.84, Proven Investments contributed 17,000 shares to end at 18 US cents, Sagicor Group ended trading with 24,545 shares at $9.65, Sagicor Real Estate Fund ended trading with 33,650 shares changing hands ended at $6.60 and Supreme Ventures closed with 77,202 shares trading at $1.73.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Ciboney finished trading with 3,000 units to fall 1 cent to 7 cents and Mayberry Investments exchanged 209,025 shares traded with a loss of 1 cent to $1.50.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share finished trading with 193,450 units at $3.