Grace hits new high of $125

ICI intra JSE 16-06-16

JSE stocks close higher – Wednesday

Jamaica Producers jumped to a new high on Wednesday

Jamaica Producers jumped to a new high on Wednesday

On a day when rising stocks outnumbered decliners on the Jamaica Stock Exchange when trading ended on Wednesday, new 52 weeks highs were recorded by Jamaica Producers at $48 by gaining $1.50 and ISP Finance in the junior market. Overall, 32 securities changed hands on Wednesday as the prices of 14 stocks in the overall market rose, 10 declined, including 3 stocks rising and 5 declining, from the junior market. Stocks traded hit 10,935,542 units, valued at $64,376,818, in all market segments with the junior market accounting for 9,846,087 shares, valued at $46,610,748 of all trades.
The JSE Market Index gained 770.88 points to end at 159,719.08. The all Jamaica Composite Index climbed 862.14 points to close at 177,456.06 and the JSE combined index rose 622.59 points, to end at 171,033.62.
JSE sum 15-6-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless lost 1 cent to close at $1.26 after trading 55,726 units, Caribbean Cement traded 50,925 shares and closed at $21. Carreras had 10,471 units trading, to close with a rise of 25 cents at $62.80. Trading place in 52,000 shares of 1834 Investments but the price slipped 2 cents to $1.20. Jamaica Broilers traded 44,400 units changing hands with a decline of 30 cents to close at $14.50. Jamaica Producers traded 3,569 shares and gained $1.50 to end at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $48, Jamaica Stock Exchange had 16,693 units changing hands but gained 2 cents to end at $20.02, JMMB Group rose 2 cents in trading 3,000 units to close at $9.82.JSE mm fn qts 15-6-16 National Commercial Bank traded 51,295 shares at $41.12 after shedding 40 cents, Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 43,090 shares to end at $27. Radio Jamaica closed trading with 3,000 shares with the price rising 23 cents to end at $1.75, Sagicor Group ended with 169,846 shares changing hands after gaining 30 cents to $23, Scotia Group dropped 59 cents to close at $31.41 with 98,123 units changing hands. Scotia Investments traded 133,125 shares to close at $26.10, Seprod traded 4,400 shares unchanged at $17, Sterling Investments traded 6,000 shares with a gain of $1.49 to close at $12.99 and JMMB Group 7.50% preference share ended with 331,396 units traded at $2.10.

Honey Bun 5m trade

ICI intra JSE 15-06-16

Declining stocks beat advancers – Tuesday

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Grace Kennedy dropped $6.99 to $118 on Tuesday.

Grace Kennedy dropped $6.99 to $118 on Tuesday.

On a day when falling stocks outnumbered rising ones on the Jamaica Stock Exchange when trading ended on Tuesday, with Grace Kennedy leading with the fall of $6.99 and Carib Cement with a decline of $3. Jamaica Producers climbed to a new 52 weeks high of $46.50 by gaining 50 cents. The volume and value of stocks traded rose above the recent low levels to hit 6,767,711 units valued at $80,226,364, in all market segments with the junior market accounting for 2,358,831 shares, valued at $14,770,636 of all trades.
Overall, 40 securities changed hands on Tuesday as the prices of 8 stocks in the overall market rose, 14 declined, including 3 stocks rising and 5 declining, from the junior market. Two stocks ended at a new 52 weeks’ high, with one of them being in the junior market.
The JSE Market Index fell 617.58 points to end at 158,948.20. The all Jamaica Composite Index declined 690.69 points to close at 176,593.92 and the JSE combined index dropped 531.51 points, to end at 170,411.03.
JSE sum 14-6-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 12 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Barita Investments traded unchanged at $3.08 with 10,000 shares changing hands, Berger Paints traded 7,812 shares to end at $4.50, Cable & Wireless lost 1 cent to close at $1.28 after trading 106,983 units, Caribbean Cement dipped by $3 in trading 23,433 shares and closed at $21. Carreras had 10,357 units trading, to close with a fall of 46 cents at $62.55. Ciboney traded 50,000 shares but slipped a cent to 15 cents. Grace Kennedy plunged $6.99 to close at $118 with 9,000 shares trading, Jamaica Broilers traded 203,919 units changing hands with a decline of 30 cents to close at $14.50. Jamaica Producers traded 859,586 shares and gained 50 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $46.50, JMMB Group fell 20 cents in trading 1,215,063 units to close at $9.80. Kingston Wharves traded just 5,060 shares at $12.50, National Commercial Bank traded 1,860 shares JSE mm fn qts 14-6-16at $41.52 after shedding 48 cents, while 138 Student Living traded 500,000 units and rose 5 cents to close at $4.55, Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 26,729 shares to end at $27. Radio Jamaica closed trading with 300,000 shares with the price falling 18 cents to end at $1.52, Sagicor Group ended with 30,427 shares changing hands after gaining 5 cents to $22.70, Scotia Group rose 80 cents to close at $32 with 19,767 units changing hands. Scotia Investments traded 3,000 shares but added 10 cents to close at $26.10, Seprod traded 1,000 shares unchanged at $17, Proven Investments traded 13,7000 shares at 19.48 US cents and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share ended with 1,000,000 units traded at $2.10.

Stocks start week down – Monday

Grace Kennedy jumped $6.14 to close at a 52 weeks' high of $124.99 on Monday .

Grace Kennedy jumped $6.14 to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $124.99 on Monday.

Grace Kennedy with 1,299,824 with a value of $151,803,781 and National Commercial Bank with 3,020,237 shares valued at $126,848,488, were the dominant trades on the Jamaica Stock Exchange when trading ended on Monday. The volume and value of stocks traded rose above the recent low levels to hit 6,668,094 units valued at $294,997,040, in all market segments with the junior market accounting for 1,041,531 shares, valued at $5,241,081 of all trades.
Overall, 33 securities changed hands on Monday as the prices of 13 stocks in the overall market rose, 10 declined, including 5 stocks rising and 3 declining, from the junior market. Three stocks ended at a new 52 weeks’ high.
The JSE Market Index fell 205.29 points to end at 159,565.78. The all Jamaica Composite Index declined 229.60 points to close at 177,284.61 and the JSE combined index dropped 187.45 points, to end at 170,942.54. IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 8 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 with lower offers.JSE sum 13-6-16
At the end of market activities, Berger Paints traded 3,799 shares to end at $4.50, Cable & Wireless lost 1 cent to close at $1.29 after trading 66,713 units, Caribbean Cement traded 27,600 shares and closed at $24. Carreras had 25,043 units trading, to close with a fall of $1 at $63.01. The price of 1834 Investments fell 1 cent and ended at $1.22 with 27,725 units changing hands, Grace Kennedy jumped $6.14 to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $124.99, Jamaica Broilers traded 34,545 units changing hands with a gain of 30 cents to close at $14.80. Jamaica Producers traded 48,596 shares and gained $1 to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $46, JMMB Group traded 1,509 units at $10. Kingston Wharves traded just 540 shares and rose 47 cents to $12.50, National Commercial Bank traded unchanged at $42, while 138 Student Living traded 500,000 units at $4.50,JSE mm fn qts 13-6-16 Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 27,725 shares and rose 50 cents to end at $27. Radio Jamaica closed trading with 229,798 shares with the price gaining 28 cents to end at $1.70, Sagicor Group ended with 9,036 shares changing hands after falling 35 cents to $22.65, Scotia Group fell 30 cents to close at $31.20 with 16,539 units changing hands. Scotia Investments traded 20,095 shares but lost 10 cents to close at $26, Seprod traded 14,400 shares unchanged at $17 and Supreme Ventures ended with a gain of 25 cents with 251,5000 shares traded at $4.75.

Stocks close week positively on Friday

JSE frnt 2 The Jamaica Stock Exchange ended higher at the close of trading on Friday, with all major market indices recording positive movements, while the volume and value of stocks traded rose above the recent low levels. Supreme Ventures was the dominant trade with 3,590,303 units to close unchanged at $4.50 and 138 Student living with 1 million shares closed at $4.50 after gaining by 10 cents.
Overall, 43 securities changed hands on Friday, accounting for 8,594,535 units valued at $114,210,268, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 2,704,040 shares, valued at $10,558,176 of the all trades. Prices of 16 stocks in the overall market rose, 13 declined, including 8 stocks rising and 4 declining, from the junior market. One stock ended at a new 52 weeks’ high.
The JSE Market Index rose 429.50 points to end at 159,771.07. The all Jamaica Composite JSE sum 10-6-16Index gained 480.36 points to close at 177,514.21 and the JSE combined index climbed 600.38 points, to close at 171,129.99.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 15 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Berger Paints traded 21,000 shares to end at $4.50, Cable & Wireless gained 3 cents to close at $1.30 after trading 16,741 units, Caribbean Cement traded 18,552 shares and closed with a loss of 50 cents at $24. Carreras had 2,216 units trading, to close with a fall of 30 cents, at $64.01, the price of 1834 Investments ended at $1.23 with 10,000 units changing hands, Grace Kennedy fell $1.65 and ended trading 92,137 units, to close at $118.85, Jamaica Broilers traded 15,620 units changing hands at $14.50. Jamaica Producers traded 50,500 shares and gained 90 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $45, JSE mm fn qts 10-6-16JMMB Group traded 3,900 units at $10. Kingston Wharves traded 12,925 shares and rose by 1 cent to $12.03, National Commercial Bank traded 19,535 shares, to close with a loss of 50 cents at $42, Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 144,988 shares and lost 50 cents to end at $26.50. Radio Jamaica closed trading with 601,416 shares with the price falling 36 cents to end at $1.42, Sagicor Group ended with 130,377 shares changing hands after adding 35 cents at $23, Scotia Group gained 50 cents to close at $31 as 88,521 units changed hands and Jamaica Public Service 9.5% preference shares traded 44,390 units at $1,247.

JSE loses ground on Thursday

Charles Johnston - Chairman of JP Group that just hit a new high on Thursday.

Charles Johnston – Chairman of JP Group that just hit a new high on Thursday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange lost ground at the end of trading on Thursday, with the main market major indices declining and the junior market Index moving higher, while the volumes of stocks traded continue to be low. A total of 43 securities changed hands on Thursday, accounting for 3,459,909 units valued at $41,085,958, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 2,086,923 shares, valued at $9,158,507 of the overall trades.
The price of 18 stocks in the overall market rose, 13 declined, including 6 stocks rising and 6 declining, from the junior market. One stock ended at a new 52 weeks’ high.
The JSE Market Index dropped 415.75 points to end at 159,341.57. The all Jamaica Composite Index lost 464.97 points to close at 177,033.85 and the JSE combined index fell 366.04 points, to close at 170,529.61.
JSE sum 9-6-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 11 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Berger Paints traded 16,450 shares with the price gaining 3 cents, to end at $4.50, Cable & Wireless declined by 15 cents, in closing at $1.27 after trading 61,465 units, Caribbean Cement traded 8,177 shares and closed 50 cents higher at $24.50. Carreras had 2,400 units trading, to close with a fall of 69 cents, at $64.31, the price of 1834 Investments ended at $1.23 with 455,602 units changing hands, Grace Kennedy ended trading 61,191 units, to close at $120.50 after hitting a new 52 weeks high of $121, Jamaica Broilers gained 66 cents with 13,092 units changing hands at $14.50. Jamaica Producers traded 438,100 shares to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $44.10,JSE mm fn qts 9-6-16 JMMB Group traded 14,300 units as the price moved higher by 10 cents to $10. Kingston Wharves traded 29,512 shares and rose by 2 cents to $12.02, National Commercial Bank traded 26,223 shares, to close with a gain of 99 cents at $42.50, Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 47,394 shares and ended at $27. Radio Jamaica closed trading with 120,016 shares with the price rising 8 cents to end at $1.78, Sagicor Group ended with 12,500 shares changing hands after falling 24 cents at $22.65, Sagicor Real Estate Fund closed with 3,995 shares changing hands after rising 2 cents. Scotia Group fell $1 to close at $31 as 6,621 units changed hands, Seprod traded 5,000 units and gained 10 cents to end at $17 and Supreme Ventures traded 45,944 units to close at $4.50.

Grace & JPG hit new highs – Thursday

Trading in the early Thursday morning session on the Jamaica Stock Exchange continues the moderate trend of recent day with volumes remaining below the 100,000 unit level except for Lasco Manufacturing with 672,739 units as the price rose 25 cents to $5 ICI intra JSE 09-06-16and with the main market recording a decline overall and juniors having a minor loss.
Grace Kennedy traded 35,714 shares for a new high of $121 and Jamaica Producers traded 55,300 to hit a 52 weeks’ high of $44.10.
Trading resulted in activity in 31 securities, accounting for a volume of 1,075,717 units as 12 stocks gained and 9 declined. The average number of shares traded amounts to just 33,616 units compared to an average of 11,015 units on Tuesday
After 75 minutes of trading in the early morning session, on Thursday, the all Jamaica Composite Index dropped 259.92 points to 177,238.90, the JSE Market Index lost 232.41 points to 159,524.91, the JSE combined index dipped 39.32 to close at 170,733.18 points andthe junior market index inched up 5.15 points to 2,218.30.

JSE cuts sharp morning losses

Pan Jam rose to new 52 weeks' closing high of $27 on Wednesday.

Pan Jam rose to new 52 weeks’ closing high of $27 on Wednesday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange lost ground at the end of trading on Wednesday, with the main market major indices declining and the junior market Index moving higher, while the volume of stocks traded, fell to low levels in a moderate day of trading activity.
The main market was recovering from big declines in the early morning session, with the all Jamaica Composite Index dropping 948.35 points, the JSE Market Index losing 847.97 points and the JSE combined index dipping 715.15 points.
A total of 38 securities changed hands on Wednesday, accounting for 1,894,110 units valued at $16,587,522, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 1,190,538 shares, valued at $6,986,614 of the overall trades.
The price of 13 stocks in the overall market rose, 18 declined, including 5 stocks rising and 8 declining, from the junior market. 3 stocks in all markets hit new highs, 2 of which ended at new 52 weeks’ high.
The JSE Market Index dropped 76.61 points to end at 159,757.32. The all Jamaica Composite Index lost 85.68 points to close at 177,498.82 and the JSE combined index rose 69.03 points, to close at 170,895.65.
JSE sum 8-6-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 11 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Barita Investments traded 8,661 units at $3.08, Berger Paints traded 12,200 shares with the price falling 33 cents, to end at $4.47, Cable & Wireless rose 4 cents, in closing at $1.42 after trading 25,500 units, Caribbean Cement traded 90,330 shares and closed at $24. Carreras had 3,780 units trading, to close with a rise of 30 cents, at $65. Ciboney traded 111,000 units but lost 6 cents to end at 17 cents, the price of 1834 Investments traded at $1.40 with just 1,000 units changing hands, and rose by 17 cents. Grace Kennedy gained 50 cents in trading 1,000 units, to close at a 52 weeks high of $120.50, Jamaica Broilers ended with loss of 66 cents but with just 402 units changing hands at $13.84. Jamaica Producers traded 54,000 shares to end at $44.01, Jamaica Stock Exchange rose 20 cents trading 360 shares, to close at $21, JMMB Group traded 8,227 units as the price fell 10 cents to $9.90.JSE mm fn qts 8-6-16 National Commercial Bank traded 25,010 shares, to close with a loss of 49 cents at $41.51, there was a $1 fall, in the price of 138 Student Living, to close with 12,685 shares changing hands at $4.50, Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 75,609 shares and ended at 52 week’s closing high of $27. Radio Jamaica closed trading with 105,416 shares with the price falling 30 cents to end at $1.70, Sagicor Group ended with 5,000 shares changing hands after falling 11 cents at $22.89, Sagicor Real Estate Fund closed at $10.12 with 21,861 shares changing hands. Scotia Group rose by $1 to close at $32 as 11,641 units changed hands, Seprod traded 10,000 units, gained 10 cents to end at $16.90, Supreme Ventures traded 22,570 units to close at $4.50 and JMMB 7.5% preference share lost 1 cent, to close at $1.03, while trading 95,300 shares.

Moderate trading as JSE drops – Wednesday

ICI intra JSE 08-06-16Trading in the early Wednesday morning session on the Jamaica Stock Exchange was moderate in a lackluster market but Honey Bun traded at a new high of $7.50 with a 50 cents gain.
Trading resulted in activity in 23 securities, accounting for a volume of a mere 253,341 units as 8 stocks gained and 5 declined. The average number of shares traded amounts to just 11,015 units compared to an average of 714,361 units on Tuesday
After 75 minutes of trading in the early morning session, on Wednesday, the all Jamaica Composite Index dropped 948.35 points to 176,636.15, the JSE Market Index lost 847.97 points to 158,986.96, the JSE combined index dipped 715.15 to close at 170,111.47 points and the junior market index inched up 6.90 points to 2,206.44.