9 JSE stocks rise 6 fall – Thursday

Berger Paints price jumped $2.45 on Thursday

When trading closed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Thursday, the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index fell 954.19 points to 303,596.51 and the JSE Index declined by 869.38 points to 276,610.75 as the prices of 9 stocks advanced, 6 declined and 4 traded firm resulting in 714,979 units valued at $14,275,297 trading.
In the main market activity, Berger Paints jumped $2.45 higher to $17, with 2,243 shares, an indication that selling at lower levels is limited. Cable & Wireless settled with a loss of 2 cents at $1, with 19,950 shares, Carreras traded with a loss of 10 cents at $10.50, with 54,125 units, Grace Kennedy closed $1 higher at $43, with 24,781 shares, Jamaica Broilers ended 54 cents higher at $17.70, with 1,864 stock units. Jamaica Producers concluded trading 90 cents higher at $15.10, with 10,000 units, Jamaica Stock Exchange finished with a loss of 50 cents at $6.50, with 3,000 shares, JMMB Group settled with a loss of $1 at $24, with 48,960 shares, Kingston Wharves traded 20 cents higher at $32.70, with 11,539 units. NCB Financial Group closed with a loss of $1.65 at $92.25, as 66,022 shares traded, Portland JSX finished 20 cents higher at $8.50, with 1,929 shares, Pulse Investments settled 30 cents higher at $1.75, with 61,000 shares, Radio Jamaica ended trading at $1, with 2,316 stock units. Sagicor Group traded at $38, with 28,366 units, Sagicor Real Estate Fund finished trading at $14.50, with 10,279 shares, Salada Foods closed 69 cents higher at $9.50, with 60,000 shares, Scotia Group ended 20 cents higher at $53, with 18,587 stock units. Seprod finished at $30, with 25,000 shares and Supreme Ventures ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at $10, with 101,330 stock units. In the main market preference segment, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.5% preference share ended trading at $1.90, with 6,837 units and JMMB Group 7.5% preference share ended trading at $1.15, with 156,851 stock units.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.
For more details of market activities see report “JSE main market falls back – Thursday.”

10 JSE stocks rise 7 fall – Wednesday

The prices of 10 securities advanced, 7 declined and 6 traded firm in trading on the Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Wednesday as trading concluded with 24 securities trading, leading to 9,894,407 units valued at $132,996,713 changing hands.
At the close of market activities, the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index jumped 1,711.67 points to 304,550.70 and the JSE Index climbed 1,559.52 points to 277,480.13.
At the close of trading, Barita Investments concluded with just 145 units changing hands at $8, Cable & Wireless settled 3 cents higher at $1.02, with 54,429 shares, Caribbean Cement ended $1.85 higher at $31.85, with 11,349 stock units. Carreras fell 39 cents to $10.60, with 34,465 units, Grace Kennedy closed with a loss of $1 at $42, as 624,979 shares changed hands, Jamaica Broilers ended 15 cents higher at $17.16, with 1,270,187 stock units, Jamaica Producers concluded trading 20 cents higher at $14.20, with 459 units. Jamaica Stock Exchange finished 10 cents higher at $7, with 34,700 shares, JMMB Group settled at $25, with 11,454 shares, Mayberry Investments finished trading at $5, with 117,316 shares, NCB Financial Group closed $1.40 higher at $93.90, with 51,016 shares trading. 1834 Investments ended with a loss of 5 cents at $1.15, with 30,511 stock units, 138 Student Living closed at $6, with 2,900 shares, PanJam Investment concluded trading 50 cents higher at $42.50, with 4,808 units, Portland JSX finished with a loss of 20 cents at $8.30, with 9,200 shares, Pulse Investments settled with a loss of 5 cents at $1.45, with 200 shares, Radio Jamaica ended trading with a loss of 9 cents at $1, with 100,723 stock units. Sagicor Group traded at $38, with 23,114 units, Sagicor Real Estate Fund finished trading 20 cents higher at $14.50, with 18,752 shares, Scotia Group ended 30 cents higher at $52.80, with 16,186 stock units, Seprod concluded trading 50 cents higher at $30, with 200 units. Sterling Investments finished at $12, with 2,500 shares and Supreme Ventures settled with a loss of 49 cents at $10.01, with 7,426,588 shares. In the main market preference segment, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.5% preference share ended trading at $1.90, with 48,226 stock units changing hands.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.
For more details of market activities see report “JSE main market in big jump – Wednesday.” 

JSE close down again on Tuesday

Trading on the Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on with 22 securities changing hands versus 26 on Monday as 7 securities advanced, 7 declined and 8 traded firm.
At the close, the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index declined 1,062.41 points to 302,839.03 and the JSE Index fell 967.97 points to close at 275,920.61 as 2,992,590 units valued at $57,473,157 traded.
In main market activity, Barita Investments concluded trading 25 cents higher at $8, with 500 units, Berger Paints finished with a loss of $2.25 to $14.55, with 13,213 shares trading, Caribbean Cement ended trading with a loss of $1.50 to close at $30, with 3,700 stock units. Carreras traded at $10.99, with 33,604 units, Grace Kennedy closed at $43, with 132,200 shares, Jamaica Broilers ended with a loss of 99 cents at $17.01, with 1,896,189 stock units, Jamaica Stock Exchange finished at $6.90, with 32,935 shares. JMMB Group fell $1.50 to $25, with 514,862 shares, Kingston Wharves traded at $32.50, with 17,837 units, Mayberry Investments finished trading with a loss of 1 cent at $5, with 115,425 shares, NCB Financial Group closed $1.98 higher at $92.50, with 15,738 shares. 1834 Investments ended at $1.20, with 2,630 stock units, 138 Student Living closed at $6, with 1,833 shares, PanJam Investment concluded trading $1 higher at $42, with 1,992 units, Pulse Investments settled at $1.50, with 50,000 shares, Radio Jamaica ended trading 4 cents higher at $1.09, with 10,500 stock units, Sagicor Group traded $1.20 higher to $38, with 12,466 units. Sagicor Real Estate Fund finished trading with a loss of 20 cents at $14.30, with 200 shares, Scotia Group ended with a gain of $1.50 at $52.50, with 11,209 stock units, Seprod concluded trading with a loss of 50 cents at $29.50, with 20,800 units, Sterling Investments finished at $12, with 50,000 shares and Supreme Ventures settled 50 cents higher at $10.50, with 54,757 shares.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.
For more details of market activities see report “Drop in JSE main market on Tuesday.”

JSE up with minority of stocks rising

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Trading on the Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Monday with 26 securities changing hands, of which 5 advanced, 11 declined and 10 traded firm, resulting in 5,044,996 units valued at $75,889,380 changing hands.
The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced by 1,541.93 points to 303,901.44 and the JSE Index advanced by 1,404.87 points to close at 276,888.58.
In main market activity, Barita Investments concluded trading with a loss of 25 cents at $7.75, with 250,300 units traded, Berger Paints finished with a loss of 20 cents at $16.80, with 3,664 shares, Cable & Wireless settled 3 cents higher at 99 cents, with 88,985 shares. Caribbean Cement ended trading with a loss of 25 cents at $31.50, with 9,345 stock units, Carreras traded 9 cents higher at $10.99, with 7,210 units, Ciboney Group finished trading at 35 cents, with 198,773 shares, Grace Kennedy closed at $43, with 6,162 shares. Jamaica Broilers ended 50 cents higher at $18, with 1,478,292 stock units changing hands, Jamaica Producers concluded trading with a loss of $1.10 cents following Friday’s fall of $1.12 to close at $14, with 3,552 units, Jamaica Stock Exchange finished 10 cents higher at $6.90, with 2,920 shares, JMMB Group settled at $26.50, with 15,805 shares trading. Kingston Wharves traded at $32.50, with 500 units, Mayberry Investments finished trading at $5.01, with 117,300 shares, NCB Financial Group closed with a loss of $1.49 at $90.52, with 93,264 shares, 1834 Investments ended with a loss of 1 cent at $1.20, with 100,000 stock units, 138 Student Living closed at $6, with 6,100 shares, PanJam Investment concluded trading with a loss of 50 cents at $41, with 7,500 units. Portland JSX finished with a loss of 45 cents at $8.50, with 25,669 shares, Pulse Investments settled with a loss of 28 cents at $1.50, with 8,753 shares, Radio Jamaica ended trading with a loss of 3 cents at $1.05, with 866,047 stock units, Sagicor Group traded 30 cents higher at $36.80, with 16,886 units. Sagicor Real Estate Fund finished trading at $14.50, with 1,500 shares, Scotia Group ended at $51, with 404,829 stock units, Seprod concluded trading at $30, with 4,865 units, Sterling Investments finished at $12, with 124,000 shares and Supreme Ventures settled with a loss of $1 at $10, with 1,202,775 shares.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.
For more details of market activities see report “More recovery for JSE main market.”

NCB climbs $1.96 to help JSE rise

NCB Financial Group jumped $1.96 to help push the JSE up on Friday.

The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced by 309.14 points to close at 302,359.51 and the JSE Index advanced by 281.66 points to close at 275,483.71. The market closed with 2,765,894 units trading valued at $114,523,797 as 19 securities changing hands, 4 advanced, 8 declined and 7 traded firm.
A rise of $1.96 in the price of NCB Financial is the main reason behind the rise on Friday.
In main market activity, Barita Investments concluded trading at $8, with 500 units, Berger Paints finished 80 cents higher at $17, with 85,586 shares, Cable & Wireless settled with a loss of 2 cents at 96 cents, with 222,509 shares, Caribbean Cement ended trading with a loss of 25 cents at $31.75, with 65,067 stock units, Carreras lost 9 cents to end at $10.90, with 8,200 units. Ciboney Group finished trading with a loss of 15 cents at 35 cents, with 54,318 shares trading, Grace Kennedy closed at $43, with 4,500 shares, Jamaica Broilers ended at $17.50, with 5,614 stock units, Jamaica Producers concluded trading with a loss of $1.12 to $15.10, with 5,050 units. Jamaica Stock Exchange finished at $6.80, with 100 shares, JMMB Group settled with a loss of 50 cents at $26.50, with 46,461 shares, Kingston Wharves traded at $32.50, with 200 units, NCB Financial Group closed $1.96 higher at $92.01, with 445,090 shares. PanJam Investment concluded trading with a loss of 25 cents at $41.50, with 44,988 units, Radio Jamaica ended trading at $1.08, with 18,000 stock units, Sagicor Group traded 50 cents higher at $36.50, with 1,530,650 units, Sagicor Real Estate Fund finished trading at $14.50, with 7,129 shares. Scotia Group ended with a loss of 2 cents at $51, with 209,940 stock units and Supreme Ventures settled 70 cents higher at $11, with 11,992 shares.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Advancing prices crushed by decliners – Thursday

Trading on the Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Thursday with 25 securities changing hands, 6 advanced, 11 declined and 6 traded firm, with 5,195,513 units valued at $74,800,685 compared to 13,175,593 units valued at $360,574,899 on Wednesday.
The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index declined by 2,034.00 points to close at 302,050.37 and the JSE Index declined by 1,853.20 points to close at 275,202.05.
In main market activity, 1834 Investments ended with a loss of 9 cents at $1.21, with 10,000 stock units, Barita Investments concluded trading with a loss of 10 cents at $8, with 20,561 units, Berger Paints finished at $16.20, with 1,084 shares, Cable & Wireless settled at $0.98, with 669,689 shares, Caribbean Cement ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at $32, with 32,950 stock units. Carreras traded with a loss of 1 cent at $10.99, with 3,008,091 units, Grace Kennedy closed at $43, with 33,063 shares, Jamaica Broilers ended with a loss of 40 cents at $17.50, with 46,915 stock units, Jamaica Producers concluded trading 22 cents higher at $16.22, with 34,050 units. Jamaica Stock Exchange finished with a loss of 20 cents at $6.80, with 51,195 shares, JMMB Group settled with a loss of 50 cents at $27, with 19,455 shares, Kingston Wharves traded at $32.50, with 107,220 units, Mayberry Investments finished trading at $5.01, with 414,751 shares. NCB Financial Group closed 4 cents higher at $90.05, with 258,394 shares, 1834 Investments ended with a loss of 9 cents at $1.21, with 10,000 stock units, PanJam Investment concluded trading 75 cents higher at $41.75, with 12,050 units, Portland JSX finished 5 cents higher at $8.95, with 1,600 shares, Pulse Investments settled 13 cents higher at $1.78, with 10,000 shares. Radio Jamaica ended trading 3 cents higher at $1.08, with 45,500 stock units, Sagicor Group traded with a loss of $1 at $36, with 31,555 units, Sagicor Real Estate Fund finished trading at $14.50, with 30,633 shares, Scotia Group ended with a loss of $1.48 at $51.02, with 77,645 stock units. Seprod concluded trading with a loss of 1 cent at $30, with 400 units and Supreme Ventures settled with a loss of 70 cents at $10.30, with 66,712 shares. In the main market preference segment, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50%, traded 125,000 units at $1.90, JMMB Group 7.5% ended trading at $1.10, with 87,000 stock units and Proven Investments traded 46,657 shares at $5.50.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.
For more on main market trading follow Main Market drops again on Thursday

Prices mostly up indices drop

Investors chopped $4.99 off the price of NCB Financial on Wednesday.

Prices of securities rose more than those that fell at the close of trading on the Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Wednesday, but the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index dropped by 1,625.76 points to 304,084.37 and the JSE Index declined by 1,481.25 points to 277,055.25.
Trading closed with 22 securities changing hands, 9 advancing, 5 declining and 10 trading firm with 13,175,593 units valued at $360,574,899 changing hands.
In market activity, Barita Investments ended trading with a loss of 40 cents at $8.10, with 200 units, Berger Paints finished 9 cents higher at $16.20, with 2,046 shares, Cable & Wireless gained 1 cent to 98 cents, with 492,124 shares trading, Caribbean Cement ended trading at $32.01, with 7,476 stock units, Carreras traded at $11, with 62,384 units. Grace Kennedy closed $1.30 higher at $43, with 161,291 shares, Jamaica Broilers advanced 40 cents to $17.90, with 16,271 stock units, Jamaica Producers concluded trading with a loss of 20 cents at $16, with 3,356,105 units, Jamaica Stock Exchange rose 40 cents to close at $7, with 12,662 shares changing hands. JMMB Group settled at $27.50, with 4,971,543 shares, Kingston Wharves traded with a loss of 50 cents at $32.50, with 17,386 units trading, investors chopped $4.99 off the price of NCB Financial Group down to $90.01, with 128,557 shares trading, PanJam Investment concluded trading 25 cents higher at $41, with 3,518,560 units. Portland JSX finished 40 cents higher at $8.90, with 900 shares, Pulse Investments settled with a loss of 15 cents at $1.65, with 10,974 shares, Sagicor Group traded with a rise of 46 cents to $37, with 166,036 units, Sagicor Real Estate Fund finished trading at $14.50, with 17,424 shares. Scotia Group ended with a loss of $1.44 to close at $52.50, with 46,603 stock units and Supreme Ventures settled $1 higher at $11, with 134,138 shares. In the main market preference segment, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.25% traded 2,349 shares at $2.49 JMMB Group 7.25% ended trading 3,907 stock units at $1.50 and Proven Investments 8.25% traded 46,657 units at $5.50.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Main market stocks dropped on Wednesday

The Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Wednesday with 22 securities changing hands and 3 in the US dollar market with, 10 advancing, 5 declining and 10 trading firm with 13,175,593 units valued at $360,574,899 compared to 3,569,794 units valued at $75,294,915 on Tuesday.
The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index declined by 1,625.76 points to close at 304,084.37 and the JSE Index declined by 1,481.25 points to close at 277,055.25.
Trading ended with an average of 598,891 units at an average of $16,389,768 in contrast to 127,493 units for an average of $2,689,104 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 356,262 units valued at $5,944,195 and reviously 344,905 units valued at $5,455,253. In contrast, October closed with average of 1,185,251 units valued at $16,528,582 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading in the main and the US dollar markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 4 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Proven Investments US ordinary share traded 44,384 units in closing at 23.99 US cents and Productivity Business traded 57 US cents with 3,200 shares. In the US market preference segment, JMMB Group 6% ended trading at US$1.12, with 2,175 stock units.
The major movers at the close are Grace Kennedy gained $1.30, NCB Financial dropped $4.99, Scotia Group ended with a loss of $1.44, volume wise, Jamaica Producers accounted for 3,356,105 units, JMMB Group traded 4,971,543 shares and PanJam Investment finished with 3,518,560 units changing hands.

JSE main market falters again

Seprod shares dropped $3.99 on Tuesday.

The main market indices suffered major reversal as a result of the negative advance decline ratio of nearly 1 to 1, leading the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index, to drop 898.61 points to close at 305,710.13 and the JSE Index to 818.74 points, to close at 278,536.50.
Trading ended on Tuesday with 28 securities changing hands of which 11 advanced, 11 declined and 3 traded firm with 3,569,794 units valued at $75,294,915 changing hands.
The major contributors to the sharp fall are declines of $1.30 in the price of Grace Kennedy, Salada Foods fell $1.19, Scotia Group jumped $2.64, Seprod dropped $3.99, on the other hand National Financial rose $1 and Scotia Group rose $2.64.
In the main market activity, Barita Investments concluded trading 50 cents higher at $8.50, with 25,000 units, Berger Paints finished with a loss of 9 cents at $16.11, with 29,075 shares, Cable & Wireless settled 2 cents higher at 97 cents, with 51,499 shares, Caribbean Cement ended trading 1 cent higher at $32.01, with 4,240 stock units. Carreras traded with a loss of 4 cents at $11, with 2,009,745 units, Ciboney Group finished trading 5 cents higher at 50 cents, with 65,000 shares, Grace Kennedy closed with a loss of $1.30 at $41.70, with 141,575 shares, Jamaica Broilers ended with a loss of 1 cent at $17.50, with 70,380 stock units. Jamaica Producers concluded trading with a rise of 20 cents to $16.20, with 60,592 units, Jamaica Stock Exchange finished with a loss of 38 cents at $6.60, with 21,679 shares, JMMB Group settled with a loss of 50 cents at $27.50, with 16,763 shares, Kingston Properties ended trading 1 cent higher at $8.01, with 1,300 stock units. Kingston Wharves traded 50 cents higher at $33, with 2,857 units, Mayberry Investments finished trading with a loss of 19 cents at $5.01, with 6,000 shares, NCB Financial Group closed $1 higher at $95, with 35,601 shares, 1834 Investments ended at $1.30, with 20,872 stock units, PanJam Investment concluded trading at $40.75, with 2,895 units. Portland JSX finished with a loss of 50 cents at $8.50, with 500 shares, Radio Jamaica ended trading with a loss of 4 cents at $1.05, with 2,000 stock units, Sagicor Group traded 4 cents higher at $36.54, with 6,100 units, Sagicor Real Estate Fund finished trading at $14.50, with 1,000 shares. Salada Foods Jamaica closed with a loss of $1.19 at $8.81, with 2,000 shares, Scotia Group ended $2.64 higher at $53.94, with 727,189 stock units, Seprod finished with a loss of $3.99 at $30.01, with 400 shares and Supreme Ventures ended trading with a loss of 42 cents at $10, with 110,204 stock units.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

JSE main market falters again

Trading on the Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Monday with 24 securities changing hands, with 7 advancing, 12 declining and 4 trading firm with 19,187,109 units valued at $205,077,757.
The market indices suffered major reversal as a result of the negative advance decline ratio of nearly 1 to 2 hit, leading the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index, to drop 3,027.95 points to close at 306,608.74 and the JSE Index to dive 2,758.81 points to 279,355.24. The major contributors to the sharp fall include, declines in Grace Kennedy, Kingston Wharves but mostly a $1 drop in the price of NCB Financial Group and $1, Sagicor Group with a fall of $1.60.
In main market activity, Berger Paints finished with a loss of 30 cents at $16.20, with 215,407 shares changing hands, Cable & Wireless settled with a loss of 4 cents at 95 cents, with 288,300 shares, Caribbean Cement ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at $32, with 72,066 stock units, Carreras traded with a loss of 1 cent at $11.04, with 84,627 units. Ciboney Group finished trading 19 cents higher at 52 weeks’ high of 45 cents, with 60,000 shares, Grace Kennedy closed with a loss of 44 cents at $43, with 968 shares, Jamaica Broilers ended 1 cent higher at $17.51, with 25,872 stock units, Jamaica Producers concluded trading at $16, with 5,440 units. Jamaica Stock Exchange finished with a loss of 27 cents at $6.98, with 15,018,321 shares, JMMB Group settled 5 cents higher at $28, with 154,344 shares, Kingston Wharves traded with a loss of 50 cents at $32.50, with 36,215 units, Mayberry Investments finished trading 10 cents higher at $5.20, with 1,023,177 shares. NCB Financial Group lost $1 at $94, with 58,498 shares trading, 138 Student Living closed with a loss of 5 cents at $6, with 4,290 shares, PanJam Investment concluded trading with a loss of 75 cents at $40.75, with 12,620 units, Portland JSX finished at $9, with 3,900 shares, Radio Jamaica ended trading 2 cents higher at $1.09, with 45,693 stock units. Sagicor Group traded with a loss of $1.60 at $36.50, with 2,026,098 units, Sagicor Real Estate Fund finished trading at $14.50, with a mere 1,515 shares, Scotia Group closed trading 10 cents higher at $51.30, with 21,850 stock units, Seprod climbed $1.80 to $34, with 1,600 units but ended with the stock on offer at $32. Sterling Investments finished at $12, with 8,000 shares and Supreme Ventures settled with a loss of 8 cents at $10.42, with 17,370 shares. In the main market preference segment, JMMB Group ended trading at $1.10, with 938 stock units.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.