New highs & lows for TTSE stocks – Thursday

NCB traded at a new high on the TTSE on Thursday.

NCB traded at a new high on the TTSE on Thursday.

Trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange closed on Thursday with 14 active securities changing hands, 4 of which gained, 2 declined while 8 remained unchanged, as 569,631 shares valued at $15,631,177 changed hands. At the close 1 stock ended at 52 weeks’ high and 1 at a 52 weeks’ low.
The Composite Index gained 0.21 points to close at 1,109.96, the All T&T Index fell 1.33 points to close at 1,757.31 and the Cross Listed Index rose by 0.24 points to close at 61.53.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 with offers that were lower.
Gains| National Commercial Bank (NCB) rose by 3 cents, in trading 50,000 shares at $2.50, for a 52 week’s closing high. NCB price seems set to rise further with bid at $2.50 to buy 177,336 shares and the offer at $2.75 to sell 55,000 units, Scotia Investments traded 3,800 shares with a gain of 4 cents to close at $1.65. Positive sentiment continues flowing from a pick-up in oil prices and helped investors push Trinidad and Tobago NGL up 1 cent, to close at $21.51 with 1,200 units changing hands and West Indian Tobacco traded 122 units with a gain of 2 cents to close at $126.30.
TTSE 09-06-16 Losses| Prestige Holdings with 990 units changing hands ended at $10.90 to record a loss of 21 cents and Scotiabank dropped $1.10 in trading 41,795 shares with a value of $2,203,885, to end at 52 week’s Low of $52.
Firm Trades| Angostura Holdings close at $12.75, with 100 units changing hands, Clico Investments ended with 55 shares changing hands at $22.65, First Citizens Bank closed with 440,006 shares changing hands for a value of $13,200,180 to close at $30, Guardian Holdings closed at $12.84 with 1,475 shares changing hands. JMMB Group traded 29,298 shares to end at 60 cents, National Enterprises traded 270 shares and closed at $11.15, Point Lisas traded 100 shares and closed at $3.70 and L.J. Williams 8% preference traded 420 units at $3.30.

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.

New highs & lows for TTSE stocks – Wednesday

NCB ended at a 52 weeks' high on TTSE and is poised to move higher.

NCB ended at a 52 weeks’ high on TTSE and is poised to move higher.

Trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange closed on Wednesday with 14 active securities changing hands, 4 of which gained, 7 declined while 3 remained unchanged, as 252,459 shares valued at $4,107,442 changed hands. At the close 1 stock ended at 52 weeks’ high and 2 at 52 weeks’ lows.
The Composite Index fell 0.04 points to close at 1,109.75, the All T&T Index fell 0.76 points to close at 1,758.64 and the Cross Listed Index rose 0.09 points to end at 61.20.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 with offers that were lower.
Gains| Massy Holdings put on 1 cent and closed at $48.17 in trading 400 shares, National Commercial Bank (NCB) rose by 2 cents, in trading 1,200 shares at $2.47, for a 52 week’s closing high. NCB price seems set to rise further with bid at $2.48 to buy 165,344 shares and the offer at $2.75 to sell 55,000 units. National Flour ended with 5,760 shares changing with a gain of 1 cent at $2.22. Sentiment benefitted from the rise in the price of oil on the world market, resulting in investors pushed Trinidad and Tobago NGL up 44 cents, to close at $21.50 with 34,013 units valued at $725,503 changing hands.
Losses| Angostura Holdings fell by 14 cents and closed at $12.75, with 3,454 units changing hands, Guardian Holdings lost 1 cent to close at $12.84 with 275 shares changing hands, JMMB Group traded 68,179 shares and lost 1 cent to end at 60 cents. TTSE 08-06-16Point Lisas traded 32,319 shares and closed with a loss of 10 cents at a 52 weeks’ low of $3.70, Prestige Holdings with 5,447 units changing hands ended at $11.11 to record a loss of 19 cents. Scotiabank lost 18 cents in trading 38,080 units for a value of $2,023,860 to end at 52 week’s Low of $53.10 and West Indian Tobacco traded 424 units with a loss of 2 cents to close at $126.28.
Firm Trades| Clico Investments ended with 3,901 shares changing hands at $22.65, First Citizens had 21,481 shares changing hands to close at $30 and Sagicor Financial Corporation with 37,526 shares changing hands for a value of $267,936, closed at $7.14.

JSE cuts sharp morning losses

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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.

Grace hits $120 & stock split coming

Group Chief Executive Officer, Don Wehby announced a proposed 3 for 1 stock split for the company.

Group Chief Executive Officer, Don Wehby announced a proposed 3 for 1 stock split for the company.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange lost ground at the end of trading on Tuesday, with the main market major indices declining and the junior market Index moving higher with the volume of a number of stocks, jumping above regular trading levels. Grace Kennedy jumped to a new high of $120. The company announced a recommendation to be put to the stockholders at an extraordinary meeting, for a three-for-one stock split, to be effective on August 11.
A total of 35 securities changed hands on Monday, accounting for 22,588,186 units valued at $114,452,207, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 7,943,352 shares, valued at $36,689,714 of the overall trades.
The price of 13 stocks in the overall market rose, 15 declined, including 5 stocks rising and 8 declining, from the junior market as 4 stocks in all markets hit new highs, four of which ended at new 52 weeks’ high.
The JSE Market Index dropped 1,266.89 points to end at 159,833.93. The all Jamaica Composite Index lost 1,416.85 points to close at 177,584.50 and the JSE combined index slipped 1,126.86 points, to close at 170,826.62.
JSE sum 7-6-16 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 8 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Berger Paints traded just 1,734 shares with the price rising 30 cents, to end at $4.80, Cable & Wireless lost 2 cents, in closing at $1.38 after trading 201,389 units, Caribbean Cement fell 25 cents, in trading 16,386 shares and closed at $24. Carreras had 101,167 units trading, to close with a loss of 98 cents, at $65.02. The price of 1834 Investments traded at $1.23 with 6,840,665 units changing hands, compared to 10,000,000 shares on Monday, Grace Kennedy jumped $10 in trading 247,831 units, to close at a 52 weeks high of $120, after it traded as high as $120.50, Jamaica Broilers ended with 260,971 units changing hands at $14.50, after adding 75 cents. Jamaica Producers traded 223,976 shares to end 1 cent higher at a 52 weeks’ high of $44.01, but traded as high as $45, Jamaica Stock Exchange rose 80 cents trading 41,900 shares, to close at $20.80, JMMB Group traded 2,200 units as the price gained 1 cent to $10, Kingston Wharves ended trading 9,975 stock units at $12. National Commercial Bank traded 26,750 shares, to close with a loss of $1 at $42,JSE mm fn qts 7-6-16 Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 15,116 shares and ended at $26.50, Radio Jamaica closed trading with 6,485,157 shares down from 10,249,651 shares on Monday with the price falling 22 cents to end at $2, Sagicor Group ended with 15,200 shares changing hands with at $23. Sagicor Real Estate Fund gained 12 cents to close at $10.12 with 38,492 shares changing hands. Scotia Group slipped $1.49 to close at $31 as 13,594 units changed hands, Seprod traded 41,367 units, gained 30 cents to end at $16.80, Supreme Ventures traded 7,063 units to close at $4.50 and Proven Investments lost 1.49 US cents, to close at 18 US cents, while trading 54,081 shares.

TTSE stocks rise slightly – Tuesday

TTSE build Trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange closed on Tuesday on a slightly positive note. The market closed with 11 active securities changing hands, 3 of which gained, 1 declined while 7 remained unchanged, as 269,455 shares valued at $2,604,495 changed hands.
The Composite Index advanced by 0.11 points to close at 1,109.79, the All T&T Index fell 0.23 points to close at 1,759.40 and the Cross Listed Index remained at 61.20 points. The market ended with 1 stock closing at 52 weeks’ high.
IC bid-offer Indicator| The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with 5 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 with offers that were lower.
Gains| JMMB Group traded 4,220 shares and gained 1 cent to end at 61 cents, National Enterprises traded 3,085 shares and closed with a gain of 1 cent at $11.15.and Trinidad and Tobago NGL gained 6 cents to close at $21.06 with 250 units changing hands.
Losses| Scotiabank lost 1 cent in trading 2,500 units to end at 52 week’s Low of $53.28.
TTSE 07-06-16 Firm Trades| Ansa Merchant Bank traded 1,176 shares at $39.50, Clico Investments ended with 183 shares changing hands at $22.65, First Citizens had 1,121 shares changing hands to close at $30, Massy Holdings closed at $48.16 in trading 6,837 shares with a value of $329,270. One Caribbean Media had 4,000 shares changing hands at $21.29, Sagicor Financial Corporation lead with 244,628 shares changing hands for a value of $1,746,644 to close at $7.14 and West Indian Tobacco traded 1,455 units at $126.30.

JSE stocks ride on up

RJR closed at a new 52 weeks high of $2.22 after trading 10m shares.

RJR closed at a new 52 weeks high of $2.22 after trading 10m shares.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange continued to move higher at the end of trading on Monday, with the main market major indices rising and the junior market Index moving higher as well while the volumes of a number of stocks jumped above regular trading levels.
A total of 36 securities changed hands on Monday, accounting for 26,280,948 units valued at $158,936,391, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 1,803,816 shares, valued at $8,745,258 of the overall trades.
The price of 14 stocks in the overall market rose, 12 declined, including 7 stocks rising and 2 declining, from the junior market as 4 stocks in all markets hit new highs, three of which ended at new 52 weeks’ high.
The JSE Market Index rose 438.15 points to end at 161,100.82. The all Jamaica Composite Index gained 490.02 points to close at 179,001.35 and the JSE combined index climbed 705.35 points, to close at 171,943.48.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
JSE sum 6-6-16rAt the end of market activities, Berger Paints traded 10,259 shares with the price rising 1 cent, to end at $4.50, Cable & Wireless lost 7 cents, in closing at $1.40 after trading 46,675 units, Caribbean Cement fell 25 cents, in trading 34,161 shares and closed at $24.25. Carreras had 1,206,443 units trading, to close with a loss of 98 cents, at $65.02. The price of 1834 Investments rose 6 cents, to $1.23 with 10,000,000 shares changing hands, Grace Kennedy dropped $5 in trading 1,443 units, to close at $110, Jamaica Broilers ended with 33,115 units changing hands at $13.75, after shedding 25 cents, Jamaica Producers traded 51,610 shares to end at $44. Jamaica Stock Exchange lost 80 cents trading 25,000 shares to close at $20, JMMB Group traded 2,027,654 units as the price lost 1 cent to end at $9.99, Kingston Wharves rose by 20 cents in trading 23,106 stock units at $12,JSE mm fn qts 6-6-16 National Commercial Bank traded 1,150 shares, to close with a gain of $1 at $43. Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 51,241 shares and ended at $26.50, Pulse Investments closed with 100,000 shares trading at $3, Radio Jamaica closed trading with 10,249,651 shares with the price rising 12 cents to a 52 weeks’ high of $2.22, Sagicor Group ended with 399,062 shares changing hands with a rise of 1 cent at $23. Scotia Group slipped 48 cents to close at $32.49 as 15,680 units changed hands, Seprod traded 62,258 units and declined 38 cents to end at $16.50, Supreme Ventures traded 101,443 units to close at $4.50 and Proven Investments closed at 19.5 US cents while trading 29,900 shares.

5% jump in 8 days for JSE

RJR traded at a new high on Friday.

RJR traded at a new high on Friday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange gained over 5 percent at the end of trading on Friday for the combined market, since the close on May 24, with the main market rising by 5.7 percent as measured by the all Jamaican Composite Index. In between, the main market recorded gains on each trading day, except for a mild fall on the last day of May, with trading ending on Friday with another strong rise in the indices.
A total of 33 securities changed hands on Friday, accounting for 5,276,551 units valued at $50,291,976, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 2,520,895 shares, valued at $12,191,278 of the overall trades.
The price of 16 stocks in the overall market rose, 5 declined, including 6 stocks rising and 4 declining, from the junior market as 4 stocks in all markets hit new highs, three of which ended at new 52 weeks’ high.
The JSE Market Index surged 1,069.13 points to end at 160,662.67. The all Jamaica Composite Index jumped 1,195.68 points to close at 178,511.33 and the JSE combined index climbed 1,153.53 points, to close at 171,248.13.
JSE sum 3-6-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 13 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 10 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless gained 2 cents in closing at $1.47 after trading 450,430 units, Caribbean Cement rose $1.20 in trading 8,800 shares and closed at $24.50, Carreras had 43,851 units trading, to close with a gain of 19 cents at $66. The price of 1834 Investments rose 2 cents, to $1.17 with 103,300 shares changing hands, Grace Kennedy traded 4,215 units, to close at $115, Jamaica Broilers ended with 3,300 units changing hands at $14, Jamaica Producers traded 2,505 shares and gained $1.99 to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $44. JMMB Group traded 3,413 units as the price gained 30 cents to $10, JSE mm fn qts 3-6-16National Commercial Bank traded 15,130 shares, to close with a gain of 90 cents at $42. Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 24,973 shares and ended at $26.50, Radio Jamaica closed trading with 328,001 shares with the price rising 18 cents to a 52 weeks’ high of $2.10. Sagicor Group ended with 290,437 shares changing hands with a rise of 20 cents at $22.99, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 294,111 shares at $10, Scotia Group slipped 2 cents to close at $32.97 as 590,571 units changed hands, Seprod traded 33,377 units to end at $16.88. Supreme Ventures traded 419,994 units to close at $4.50 and JMMB Group 7.5% preference share, traded 136,380 units at $1.04.

JSE makes big jump on Thursday

Palace closed at a new high of $165 on Thursday.

Palace closed at a new high of $165 on Thursday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange main market ended trading on Thursday with strong gains in the indices and with 3 stocks trading at a 52 weeks’ highs. A total of 40 securities changed hands, accounting for 59,895,323 units valued at $68,983,411, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 57,317,961 shares valued at $35,653,893 of the overall trades.
The price of 17 stocks in the overall market rose, 18 declined, including 7 stocks rising and 8 declining, from the junior market as 5 stocks in all markets hit new highs.
The JSE Market Index gained 2,178.07 points to end at 159,593.54. The all Jamaica Composite Index jumped 2,435.88 points to close at 177,315.65 and the JSE combined index climbed 2,015.84 points, to close at 170,094.60.
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 6 with lower offers.
JSE sum 2-6-16At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless closed with a loss of 3 cents at $1.45 after trading 227,677 units, Caribbean Cement traded 22,120 shares and declined by 70 cents closed at $23.30. Carreras had just 1,000 units trading, to close with a gain of 1 cent at $65.81, Grace Kennedy added 1 cent in trading 11,617 units, to close at $115. Jamaica Broilers lost 5 cents in trading 8,500 units to end at $14, Jamaica Producers traded 37,951 shares and gained 51 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $41.50, JMMB Group traded 101,774 units as the price fell 29 cents to $9.70. Mayberry Investments had 52,040 shares changing hands and fell 50 cents to $3.50,JSE mm fn qts 2-6-16 National Commercial Bank traded 83,072 shares, to close with a gain of 11 cents at $41.10. Palace Amusement added $15 to close at 52 weeks’ high of $165 after trading 7,058 shares, Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 41,571 shares and fell 49 cents to $26.50 at the close, Radio Jamaica closed trading with 55,747 shares as the price rose 17 cents to a 52 weeks’ high of $1.92. Sagicor Group ended with 24,182 shares changing hands with a rise of 29 cents at $22.79, Sagicor Real Estate Fund lost 12 cents and traded 708,499 shares at $10, Scotia Group climbed $2.49 cents to close at $32.99, as 212,260 units changed hands, Seprod traded 69,500 units to end at $16.88. Proven Investments had 15,993 shares trading at 19.49 US cents, down from 19.99 US cents and Supreme Ventures lost 50 cents in trading 869,991 units to close at $4.50.

Juniors trade over 2.6m shares – Thursday

Spurred by good volumes in a number of junior market stocks, the junior market has so far traded over 2.6 million units while the main market had 3 securities trading in volumes over 100,000 units. Honey Bun fresh from a 5 to 1 stock split traded for the first time at $4.30.
Volumes increased for a number of stocks as Honey Bun traded 155,000 units at $4.30, Iron Rock Insurance exchanged 600,000 shares at $3.20, Lasco Distributors lost ground, in trading 762,546 units at $7.90 down from $8 on ICI intra JSE 02-06-16Wednesday and Lasco Manufacturing had with 1,048,000 shares trading at $4.60. JMMB Group traded 100,000 units at $10, Sagicor Real Estate X Fund had 500,400 shares changing hands at $10 while Supreme Ventures accounted for 219,900 shares at $4.30.
Trading resulted in activity in 27 securities, accounting for a volume of 3,660,342 units as 11 stocks gained and 11 declined. The average number of shares traded amounts to 135,568 units compared to an average of 233,476 units on Wednesday.
After 75 minutes of trading in the early morning session, on Thursday, the all Jamaica Composite Index gained 696.08 points to 175,575.85, the JSE Market Index rose 622.41 points to 158,037.88, the JSE combined index rose by 696.08 points, to 168,568.02 and the junior market index fell 8.59 points to 2,141.91.