20 JSE stocks rose 3 fell Thursday

NCB traded 5.7m shares as high as $32.50 for an intraday 52 weeks’ high.

NCB traded 5.7m shares as high as $32.50 for an intraday 52 weeks’ high.

The main indices of the Jamaica Stock Exchange indices climbed sharply for the second day, as advancing stocks outpaced declining ones by a wide margin. At the close, there were 20 stocks rising, 3 declining, with 32 securities totalling 8,200,042 units, valued at $195,474,158 changing hands, in all market segments, and with three junior market stocks ending at new 52 weeks’ closing high, while National Commercial Bank traded at a 52 weeks’ intraday high.
The main market indices enjoyed another day of decent gains. The JSE Market Index climbed 699.38 points to 99,772.07, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 781.60 points to 110,457.19 and the JSE combined index jumped 1,035.02 to end at 104,016.00 points.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior JSE Sum 8-10-15markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading of 11 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable and Wireless added 2 cents, with 981,889 shares changing hands to close at 53 cents, Carreras traded 257,755 shares to close 6 cents higher at $50.31, Caribbean Cement stock, gained 49 cents with 63,483 shares changing hands at $8.50, Desnoes and Geddes did not trade, the stock closed with a bid of $10.58 to buy 2,744,725 units. Jamaica Broilers closed at $6.50 with 119,681 shares changing ownership, Jamaica Producers gained $1.30 in trading 12,014 shares to end at $18, JMMB Group traded just 8,546 shares at $8 with a 35 cents gain. The stock closed with the bid at $8 to buy 1,754 shares but with 100,000 units on the bid at $7.90 and 466,490 at $7.80, the closest amounts being offered are 51,500 and 100,000 shares at $8.50. Mayberry Investments traded just 1,020 units at $2.35, JSE fn qts 8-10-15but the stock that fell sharply during the week to $2.20 now has more than 1 million units on the bid at $2.35, the lowest offer is at $2.70. National Commercial Bank rose $1.01 to $30.02 with 5,710,591 shares trading as high as $32.50 for an intraday 52 weeks’ high. Pan Jamaican Investments traded 14,123 shares at $61.25 having gained 25 cents, Radio Jamaica traded 46,000 shares to close at $4, Sagicor Real Estate Fund ended with 40,900 shares trading at $7.51, Scotia Investments lost $1.95 in ending at $26.50 while 202,000 shares traded and Supreme Ventures gained 3 cents with 154,935 units changing hands to close at $3.63.

Gleaner trades 19m shares on JSE

Glnr 8-15 Market activity was halted on the Jamaica Stock Exchange due to technical issues that occurred around mid-day a Jamaica Stock Exchange source indicated to IC Insider. Trading resumed at 3 PM and closed at 3:30.
Not many more securities traded after resumption, but 19 million Gleaner shares changed hands, 18,996,993 units were bought through Victoria Mutual Wealth Management and sold by Mayberry Investments from house inventory at 3:17:44 PM with a value of $36,094,287.
Trading ended with just 23 securities changing hands as 23,173,353 units, valued at $96,919,052 were exchanged. At the end 13 stocks gained, compared to only 2 on Wednesday and 4 declined in all market segments.
JSE Sum -10- 9-15The JSE Market Index rose 2.14 points to 98,798.05, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index added only 2.40 points to 109,368.67 and the JSE combined index gained 52.07 points to end at 102,111.65.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading of 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable and Wireless had 1,263,154 shares changing hands to close at 48 cents, down 2 cents, Carreras traded 379,430 units at $50.25, gaining 25 cents from Wednesday’s close, Gleaner Company traded 19 million units in two trades at $1.90, after adding 5 cents. Jamaica Broilers traded at $5.90 at the end with 66,961 shares changing ownership JSE fn qts 10-9-15after gaining 30 cents. Jamaica Producers added $1.90 to $18 with 171,230 units trading. The Jamaica Stock Exchange shares added 5 cents with 8,465 shares changing hands at $7.55, JMMB Group had 52,374 shares changing hands at $7.65, National Commercial Bank traded 136,629 shares and closed at $30, Sagicor Group with 22,400 shares changing hands, closed at $12.70 with a 20 cents increase. Scotia Group traded 134,944 units in closing at $24.12 for an increased just 2 cents and Proven Investments ordinary share, traded 1,208,025 units at 19.5 US cents after losing 0.05 cents.

JSE up but looks weak at close

Jamaica Stock Exchange Traded at a new high of $9 on Tuesday.

Jamaica Stock Exchange Traded at a new high of $9 on Tuesday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange on Tuesday closed with main market indices recording strong gains but with high levels of stocks rising and falling. The market closed with a high participation rate of 39 securities changing hands accounting for 2,172,400 units trading, valued at $19,484,355 with 15 stocks rising, 14 declining with 3 stocks closing at 52 weeks high, in all market segments.
At the close, the JSE Market Index jumped 687.52 points to 101,415.34, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 768.46 points to close at 112,294.07 and the JSE combined index gained 530.40 points to end at 104,839.62.
JSE sum- 18-08-15r IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading that was very negative with only of 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 9 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable and Wireless with 154,750 shares changing hands with a loss of 1 cent to end at 43 cents, Caribbean Cement had 50,227 units changing hands with a gain of 50 cents at $8, Carreras traded at $50 with 8,706 shares changing hands, Gleaner closed with 63,082 shares and fell 56 cents at $2.17. Grace Kennedy traded at $64 down $1 with 79,842 shares, Hardware & Lumber ended up at $17, after adding $1 with just 500 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers traded at $6.05 with 8,300 shares changing ownership and lost 94 cents, Jamaica Producers traded at $18.40 with 4,198 shares changing ownership with a loss of 60 cents. JMMB Group traded 20,084 shares at $7.73 to lose 26 cents, with the company reporting strong increase in profit for the first quarter, Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 70 cents up at a new high of $9 with only 9,990 shares changing hands. Mayberry Investments had 50,000 shares trading at $3.40, National Commercial Bank traded 62,888 shares at $30, JSE fn Qts-18-08-15Palace Amusement gained $5 in trading 566 shares to end at $65, encouraged by the company reporting earnings of $26.56 per share for the year ended June. Pan Jamaican Investment closed at $62 after trading 27,303 shares to gain $1. Sagicor Real Estate Fund lost 30 cents to close at $7.80 while trading 140,000 units, Salada Foods ended with 2,750 units trading at $8.50 with a loss of $1.90. Scotia Group traded 25,980 units to close at $24.50, up 50 cents, Supreme Ventures ended at $4.50, with 20,000 units to be up 50 cents but the bid at the end of the day was at $4 to sell 300,000 units and Proven Investments ordinary share traded 137,105 units at 19 US cents, up from 18.5 US cents.

JSE slips slightly at close Monday

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JSE The Jamaica Stock Exchange on Monday closed with main market indices undergoing small losses. The Jamaica stock market closed with 8 stocks rising, 12 declining as 28 securities changed hands with 3,402,118 units trading, valued at $40,255,758, in all market segments.
At the close, the JSE Market Index dropped 80.85 points to 100,727.82, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index shed 90.37 points to close at 111,525.61 and the JSE combined index dipped 54.59 points to end at 104,309.22.
JSE sum- 17-08-15 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading of 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Berger Paints had 27,080 shares changing hands with a gain of 5 cents to end at $2.60, Carreras dropped $1.50 to $50 with 157,969 shares changing hands, Gleaner closed with 70,665 shares and gained 2 cents at $2.73 after the price had fallen in the morning session to $2.30. Hardware & Lumber ended up at $16, after adding $1 with 13,500 units changing hands. Jamaica Producers traded at $19 with 100,000 shares changing ownership. JSE fn Qts-17-08-15JMMB Group traded 12,000 shares up to $7.99 to gain 19 cents, with the company reporting strong increase in profit for the first quarter, National Commercial Bank traded 99,530 shares at $30 while losing 10 cents. Pulse Investments lost 10 cents in trading 57,000 shares to end at 35 cents, Radio Jamaica traded 27,440 shares to end at $4, with a gain of 5 cents, Sagicor Group ended trading with 1,770,848 units at $13, Sagicor Real Estate Fund lost 20 cents to close at $8.10 while trading 23,990 units. Scotia Group did not trade but had a bid at $24.51 that is higher than the last selling price of $24 and Scotia Investments traded 9,157 with decline of 69 cents to $27.30.

Bulls rampant with 6 new highs on Monday

Supply is virtually dried up for NCB

Supply is virtually dried up for NCB

The Jamaica stock market closed with 9 stocks rising, 9 declining as 29 securities changed hands with 5,404,858 units trading, valued at $37,217,088 and 6 stocks closed at new 52 weeks’ high in all market segments.
At the close, the JSE Market Index slipped 397.37 points to 100,596.16, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 444.16 points to close at 111,377.32 and the JSE combined index declined 363.68 points to end at 104,273.27.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading of 8 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable and Wireless ended with 734,138 units changing hands and lost 1 cent to JSE sum- 10-08-15rend at 39 cents, Carreras traded 9,440 units to close at $52, Desnoes & Geddes had 64,610 shares changing hands at $6.55, down 15 cents. Gleaner traded at $1.89, and gained 37 cents after just 100 shares changed hands, in continued response to the merger of the company’s media operations, with that of Radio Jamaica. At the close, Gleaner closed with the bids above the last traded price at $2.09 with 6,238 shares for a new 52 weeks high. Grace Kennedy lost $1 in trading 10,933 shares to end at $63,

Jamaica Broilers

had 29,700 shares changing hands, in closing at $7 for a rise of 63 cents. Jamaica Producers traded 24,294 shares to end at $20 by gaining $1.15, The Jamaica Stock Exchange stock traded 104,900 units at $6.60, for a loss of 20 cents, Kingston Wharves ended with 699,999 shares changing hands at $7.05, to gain 5 cents. Mayberry Investments had 116,000 shares trading at $3.50 to gain 40 cents, for a new 52 weeks’ high, National Commercial Bank traded 66,421 shares at $30.01 after it traded earlier in the day at $30.50. At the close the JSE fn Qts-10-08-15stock was offered at $32.50 to sell 245 units, the only other offers posted are, at $33 to sell 503 units and at $60 to sell 2,000 shares, the bid was at $30.01 to buy 51,091 units. Radio Jamaica traded just 106,922 shares to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $4 as the price gained 10 cents, Sagicor Group ended trading with 97,240 units at $13.50, to gain 54 cents. Sagicor Real Estate Fund lost 20 cents and closed at $8.30 while trading 48,229 units, Scotia Group ended with 768,044 units trading at $26 but traded as low as $23.66 during the day and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference traded 882,500 units at $2 after shedding 1 cent.

Scotia gives & takes away 1,000 points

On Friday Scotia Group gave a big boost to the main market index with good volume, this morning the banking group stock fell traded at $24 and swiped a big hole in the index after the market was up 354 points on the all Jamaica composite Index and 317 points on the JSE Market Index.
JSE Intra 10- 08-15In the process the All Jamaica Index trades at 110,642.78 down 1,178.70 points JSE Market Index fell 1,054.54 points to 99,937.99. The combined index lost 998.45 to be at 103,638.50 and the junior market index was at 1,038.91 dropping 0.47 points.
In main market trading Grace Kennedy dropped $1 to $63, Gleaner is yet to trade but has a bid of $1.88 and an offer at $3.50 RJR on the on the other hand traded at $4. Jamaica Producers traded up to $20 by gaining $1.15, National Commercial Bank traded 37,512 shares at $30.50 and had an offer at $32.50 to sell 245 units, but the only other offers posted are at $33 to sell 503 units and at $60 for 2,000 shares.
8 stocks have declined at 10.45 am versus only 9 that rose out of just 21 that have traded carrying a volume of 1,432,928 units.

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 closes up with 15 stocks rising

Sagicor Group traded at day a new 52 weeks' high on Thursday.

Sagicor Group traded at day a new 52 weeks’ high on Thursday.

Activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 15 stocks rising, 8 declining as 30 securities changed hands, ending in 2,795,375 units trading, valued at $21,467,371 and 3 new 52 weeks’ high in all market segments.
TheJSE Market Index gained 372.85 points to 97,630.76, theJSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 416.74 points to close at 108,063.88 and the JSE combined index gained 368.09 points to end at 100,321.14.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, JSE sum 18-6-15the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable & Wireless ended trading with 391,410 shares to end at 45 cents. Caribbean Cement ended with 1,019,125 shares but the price fell 40 cents to $5, Carreras ended trading with 7,660 shares to gain 41 cents to $48.50, Grace Kennedy closed with 32,022 units changing hands, 40 cents higher at $63.90. Jamaica Broilers traded 140,665 shares and was down 5 cents to $5.40, Jamaica Producers jumped $1.46 to $20 on a small volume of 7,239 shares. JMMB Group traded 176,877 shares but remained unchanged at $7.50, National Commercial Bank closed trading with 52,710 units changing hands and gained 5 cents to $29.50, JSE fn qts 18-6-15Sagicor Group traded at a new 52 weeks’ high of $13 during the morning but closed at new 52 weeks’ close of $2.61, 1 cent higher with 69,030 shares trading. Sagicor Real Estate Fund ended with 11,619 shares trading and remained unchanged at $8.
Scotia Group had trading in 208,096 shares to gain just 3 cents at $23.14, Supreme Ventures closed with 64,000 shares changing hands at $3.70. Proven Investments traded 91,678 shares and put on 0.38 US cents at the close, for a new closing high of 22 US cents, while Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share, traded 48,470 units at $2 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 30,500 units and lost 1 cent, to end at $2.98.

JSE main market slips

JSEDailyTrading280X150 The Jamaica Stock Exchange, ended with 13 stocks advancing, 10 declining as 30 securities changed hands, ending in 3,850,561 units trading, valued at $23,389,820. Trading closed with 7 stocks ending at new 52 weeks’ highs and 1 ending a new low, in all market segments.
The JSE Market Index lost 556.70 points to 97,333.36, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 622.25 points to close at and the 107,731.47 JSE combined index dropped 542.27 points to end at 100,220.42.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows only 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with offers that were lower, an indication of the markets softening in the short term. JSE sum 11-6-15The junior market that recorded 3 gains to 2 declines showed weakness at the end with 3 stocks closing with lower offers than the last sale and only 1 with the bid that was higher.
Stocks trading include, Barita Investments trading 24,000 shares at $2.65 for an increase of 14 cents, Cable & Wireless with 290,187 shares changing hands closing at 44 cents, Gleaner trading 500,000 shares gained 7 cents to close at $1.07, Hardware & Lumber closed with 5,950 shares trading to end at $19. Investors pushed Jamaica Stock Exchange 50 cents to close at $6.50 with 78,000 units changing hands, in continued favourable response to the company’s increased first quarter profit and the payment of a 53 cents dividend. Jamaica Producers had 7,450 units trading 10 cents lower at $18.55, JMMB Group saw 13,200 shares trading, to close 4 cents down at $7.22, down 24 cents, Mayberry Investments traded 623,497 stock units and lost 19 cents to end at $2.88, at the close there was a bid by Mayberry to buy 1,198,980 units at $2.88.JSE fn qts 11-6-15 National Commercial Bank had 315,733 shares trading with a gain of 10 cents to close at $29.50, Radio Jamaica traded 12,265 units at a new 52 weeks’ high of $3.01 by adding 1 cent, Sagicor Group trading at the close at a new 52 weeks’ high of $12.40 after putting on 10 cents with 113,740 shares changing hands. Scotia Group dropped 90 cents with only 5824 shares trading, to close at $23.50, Scotia Investments traded 7,000 stock units, to end at $26.28. Proven Investments traded 236,105 ordinary stock units at 21.05US cents, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share trading 500,850 units at $2 while losing 3 cents.

Sagicor stole show with 11.4m Shares

SagicorBuilding280x150 Sagicor Group had 11,418,503 shares trading at $11.52 as Sagicor Investments was the only broker in trading of the stock on behalf of clients as well as some being bought for in house inventory purposes. Activity on the overall market, resulted in the prices of 18 stocks rising, 8 declining as 37 securities changed hands, ending in 15,580,599 units trading, valued at $163,455,688, in all market segments.
The JSE Market Index gained 621.20 lost points to 98,315.18, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 694.34 points to close at 108,828.89 and the JSE combined index gained/ put on 600.84points to end at 100,580.46.
JSE 28-5-15 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows only 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Barita Investments exchanged 77,159 shares to close at $2.50, after shedding 20 cents, Cable & Wireless traded 353,348 units at 50 cents at the close Caribbean Cement had 102,760 shares changing hands at $5, to gain 60 cents at the close, but traded as low as $4.40. Carreras had 104,150 units trading unchanged at $49, Desnoes & Geddes gained 15 cents in trading 12,500 units at $7.50. Gleaner closed up 14 cents as 25,811 units changed hands at $1.10.JSe fn Qts 28-5-15 All the Jamaica Producers’ 36,937 shares traded at $18.55, Jamaica Stock Exchange traded at a new all-time high of $3.65 with 10,000 units, Margaritaville traded 89,180 units at 10.5 US cents up from 10 US cents, Mayberry Investments traded 98,500 at $3, National Commercial Bank traded 15,647 shares to close with a gain of 53 cents at $30.10. Proven Investments ended with 18,320 units as the price rose to 20.99 US cents followed by Sagicor Real Estate Fund with 202,000 shares at $7.51, Scotia Group had 673,965 shares changing hands at $25.50 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference shares with 289,776 units at $3.02.