JSE falls as 15 stocks rise 12 down

Barita Investments closed at a new 52 weeks' high on Wednesday

Barita Investments closed at a new 52 weeks’ high on Wednesday

The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed down in trading on Wednesday, with all three main indices falling. Trading ended with 41 securities being active, leading to 6,392,200 units valued at $35,577,578 changing hands, in all market segments. A total of 15 securities rose, 12 declined, including 4 stocks that ended at 52 weeks’ closing high and 2 at intraday 52 weeks’ high.
The JSE Market Index shed 559.17 points to 132,130.99 the all Jamaica Composite Index dropped 624.90 points to end at 146,620.13 and JSE combined index dipped 246.22 points to end at 137,502.10.
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 13 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with offers that are lower. In trading, Barita Investments closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of $3.50 while trading 24,500 shares to end at with a gain of 60 cents, Berger Paints dropped 45 cents to end at $3 after 13,162 shares were traded. Cable and Wireless continued under selling pressure and closed with a loss of 3 cents, but the volume increased over the 771,778 shares changing hands on Tuesday with 3,545,542 units changing hands to end at 80 centsJSE-sum-4-11-15.png”>JSE sum 4-11-15 On the offer were 200,000 shares at 86 cents with bid in at 75 cents to buy 325,000 units. Caribbean Cement rose 12 cents to end at $18, with 50,537 shares changing hands. Desnoes & Geddes had 2,860 units changing hands, to close with a gain of 15 cents at $30.15, Gleaner Company traded 14,400 shares to end at $1.92, Grace Kennedy closed at $68.20 while gaining 20 cents with 12,493 shares changing hands. Jamaica Broilers traded 272,250 shares to close at $8.50, after trading at an intraday 52 weeks’ high of $9.20, Jamaica Producers traded 15,000 and gained 50 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $23.50, Jamaica Stock Exchange closed with 26,000 shares trading with a loss of 35 cents at $10.65. JMMB Group traded 10,900 shares to close at $10 with the price gaining 14 cents, Kingston Wharves traded 31,347 units to close at $11, Mayberry Investments rose 10 cents to end at $4.20 by trading 2,049,700 shares. National Commercial Bank with 17,450 shares changing hands declined 50 cents to end at $32.50. Pan Jamaican jumped $3.49 in trading 19,650 shares to end at $85, Radio Jamaica closed at $4.82 for a fall of 18 cents in trading 12,330 shares.JSE Fn Qts 4-11-15 Sagicor Group dropped 20 cents with 94,908 shares trading, to close at $14.50, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 3,000 units, the price closed at $10.50 after falling 50 cents, Scotia Group ended with 14,324 shares changing hands and closed at $26.17 after declining $1.03. Scotia Investments rose $1 to close at $27.50 as 6,000 units traded, Supreme Ventures traded at an intra-day high of $4.75, and closed at $4.50 with 10,100 shares changing hands and Proven Investments ordinary share ended at 22.98 US cents with 30,116 units changing hands.

JSE starts November positively

 NCB's new Constant Spring Rd. branch the company's stock last traded at $36 on Monday

NCB’s new Constant Spring Rd. branch the company’s stock last traded at $36 on Monday

Cable and Wireless lost further ground on Monday as it shed 35 cents to closed down to 95 cents having traded just 1.46 million units as some selling continues for the stock, but National Commercial Bank hit a new 52 weeks’ high of $36 rising $3.50 in the process.
A total of 37 securities traded leading to 6,392,200 units valued at $48,320,406 hanging hands, in all market segments. A total of 21 securities rose and 10 declined with 6 stocks ended at 52 weeks’ closing highs and 2 at an intraday 52 weeks’ high.
The JSE Market Index shot up 905.92 points to 132,189.96, the all Jamaica Composite Index gained 1,012.42 points to end at 146,686.03. JSE combined index and climbed 1,059.06, points to end at 136,842.10. All Three indices are at new closing highs.
IC bid-offer Indicator At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the <strong> Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading of 12 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with an offer that was lower.
In trading, Barita Investments ended at a 52 weeks’ closing high, of $2.90 as the price gained 15 cents while 50,000 shares were traded, the stock closed with the bid at $3 to buy 60,000 shares, no stocks were offered at the close. JSE sum 2-11-15Cable and Wireless continued under selling pressure and closed with a loss of 36 cents, with 1,456,839 shares changing hands to end at 94 cents. Trading in the stock was between 94 cents and $1.20 and it closed with a bid at 85 cents, to buy 57,000 shares. On the offer were 800,562 shares at 94 cents. By the close the number of offers increased dramatically and now total 36, ranging up to $3.10, for a total of 9.5 million units down from 10,689,005 units on Friday. Caribbean Cement rose 27 cents to end at $18, with 27,310 shares changing hands. Carreras ended with 5,212 shares trading at $53.05, Desnoes & Geddes had 53,472 units changing hands, to close at $30, Gleaner Company traded 948,928 shares to end at $1.90, Jamaica Broilers traded 145,457 shares to close at $9 as the price gained 12 cents. Jamaica Stock Exchange closed with 56,824 shares trading to end
at $11, JMMB Group traded 172,798 shares to close with a rise of 34 cents to end at $9.85. Kingston Wharves traded 13,193 units to close at $10.60 for a new 52 weeks’ high, Mayberry Investments rose 2 cents to end at $4.02, by trading 38,701 shares. National Commercial Bank with 14,604 shares changing hands jumped $3.50 to end at $36, for a new 52 weeks’ high. JSE Fn Qts 2-11-15Pan Jamaican traded 9,124 shares to end $4.88 cents higher, at $85, Radio Jamaica closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of $4.50 to gain 50 cents in trading 31,200 shares. Sagicor Group fell 15 cents with 102,492 shares trading, to close at $14.51, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 69,495 units, the price closed down 60 cents at $11, Scotia Group ended with 11,923 shares changing hands and closed at $26.17, after falling by 81 cents. Scotia Investments gained 50 cents to close at $28 as 936,435 units traded, Supreme Ventures ended at $4.20 with 581,769 units changing hands and Proven Investments ordinary share, closed with a fall of 0.9 US cents, with 24,650 units traded, to end at 23 US cents.

25 stocks gained on JSE on Thursday.

Jamaica Broilers closed at a new 52 weeks' high of $9 on Thursday.

Jamaica Broilers closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of $9 on Thursday.

Cable and Wireless was the star attraction with over 4 million shares changing hands and ending closing higher at the close. Elsewhere trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Thursday as bulls still dominating with the main market indices close with mere increases but the indices still ended at new closing highs except for the junior market.
A total of 25 stocks rose, 10 declined as 8 securities, totalling 12,318,211 units valued at $61,415,667 changed hands, in all market segments. A total of 9 stocks ended at 52 weeks’ closing highs and one at an intraday 52 weeks’ high.
The JSE Market Index shot up 33.96 points to 130,662.79, a new closing high, the all Jamaica Composite Index gained 37.95 points to end at 144,979.32. JSE combined index climbed 239.17, points to end at a new closing high of 15076.74.
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 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with offers that were lower.
JSE Sum 29-10-15rv In trading, Berger Paints lost 40 cents in trading 6,500 shares to close at $3, Cable and Wireless closed with a gain of 10 cents with 4,167,792 shares changing hands to end at 52 weeks’ closing high of $1.40. The stock closed with a bid at $1.35 to buy 269,759 shares and with 14,700 shares on the offer at $1.40. Caribbean Cement lost 1 cent to end at $18, with 159,792 shares changing hands. Cement closed with only two offers to sell 140,000 units at $24, with bids are 100,000 at $17.75, at $17.73 only 32,887 units and at $17.70 one bid of 243,000 shares, as the sellers continue to hold the upper hand currently. Carreras ended with 182,073 shares trading at $53 after. Desnoes & Geddes had 34,421 units changing hands, to close at $30.15, the stock price gained 15 cents for the day. Gleaner moved up 14 cents to $2, as trading ended with 68,200 shares changing hands, Grace Kennedy lost some altitude, with 4,833 shares changing hands at $67.94, to close with a loss of $2.00, Jamaica Broilers traded 208,432 shares to close at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $9. Jamaica Producers gained 6 cents to $20.76 with only 93,468 units in closing at a new 52 weeks high, Jamaica Stock Exchange closed unchanged with only 1,000 shares trading to end at $9.75, JMMB Group traded 20,935 shares to close at $9.80 after declining 5 cents. Kingston Wharves traded 29,500 units to close with a gain of 95 cents at a 52 weeks’ high of $10, Mayberry Investment also closed at a new 52 weeks’ high, as the price rose 29 cents to reach $4.10, by trading 159,650 shares. JSE fn qts 29-10-15National Commercial Bank with 42,039 shares changing hands closed $1.50 higher at $33, Pan Jamaican traded 73,657 shares to end at $80 with the price falling back by $10, Sagicor Group fell 85 cents with 640,958 shares trading, to close at $14.15, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 15,310 units as the price closed at $11, Scotia Group ended with 19,258 shares trading and closed at $26.98 after rising by 98 cents. Seprod exchanged 29,445 units and lost 69 cents, and ended at $16, Supreme Ventures ended at $4.20 with 162,100 units changing hands and gained 39 cents and Proven Investments ordinary share, closed with a loss of 1.98 US cents, with 442,900 units traded, to end at 22 US cents.

National Gas drops 98c on TTSE

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New high for TCL on Monday after strong Q3 results

New high for TCL on Monday after strong Q3 results


Newly listed Trinidad and Tobago NGL traded on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Friday to close at $23 with 69,027 shares valued at $1,604,115 changing hands as the price slipped 98 cents. The stock closed with a bid of $23 to buy 136,181 shares with 1,500 units on offer at $23.48.
Activity on the Stock Exchange, ended with 13 securities trading. At the close, there were 3 stocks closing higher, 5 declining and 5 remained unchanged as a total of 297,852 units, valued at $7,435,092 changed hands.
At the close the Composite Index ending with a fall of 1.03 points at 1,150.13, the All T&T Index declined by 1.15 points to 1,954.51 and the Cross Listed Index fell 0.12 at 45.36
Gains| JMMB Group traded 206,164 units to close at 43 cents after gaining 1 cent, Trinidad Cement closed at $3.30 with 42,325 shares changing hands as the price rose 11 cents to a new 52 weeks’ high of $3.31, the stock closed with the at $3.31 to buy 167,675 shares with no stock being offered for sale and Unilever Caribbean ended with 2,200 shares trading 2 cents up, for a new 52 weeks’ high of $67.29.
losses| Clico Investment Fund closed with 31,483 shares trading, to end at $22.50 after losing 1 cent, National Commercial Bank lost 1 cent in trading 223,595 shares at $1.67, National Flour Mills with 45,001 shares trading, lost 5 cents in closing at $1.91. Point Lisas traded 40,000 shares to close at $3.90, after losing 5 cents and Sagicor Financial Corporation declined by 25 cents with 70,000 shares changing hands, to end at $5.75.
TTSE sum 26-10-15 Firm Trades| Angostura Holdings had 19,921 shares changing hands with the price to close at $14, First Citizens Bank traded 3,870 shares and closed at $35. Guardian Holdings closed with 300 shares changing hands at $13.05, Republic Bank traded 18,175 shares and closed at $112, West Indian Tobacco traded 1,600 shares to close at $126.01.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 5 stocks with offers that were lower.

23 stocks rose on JSE Wednesday

Pan Jam closed at a 52 weeks' high of $70 on Wednesday.

Pan Jam closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $70 on Wednesday.


 The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Wednesday with the All Jamaican Index just under 3,000 points away from the old record 138,917.59 reached on 24th of January 2005. By the close 5 stocks ended trading at 52 weeks’ closing highs and 3 others traded during the day at intraday highs. A total of 23 stocks rose, with 4 declining as 34 securities, total ing 6,445,040 units valued at $52,398,293 changing hands, in all market segments.
The JSE Market Index shot up 1,005.41 points to 122,671.34, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index gained 1,123.61 to end at 136,048.43 and the JSE combined index climbed 915.07, points to end at a new high of 127,267.35.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior JSE Sum 21-10-15markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had a reading of 13 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable and Wireless closed with a gain of 6 cents as 2,942,811 shares changed hands to end at 61 cents, Caribbean Cement gained $1.79 to end at $13.80 for a new 52 weeks’ closing high, with 28,042 shares changing hands. Carreras climbed 50 cents while trading 24,317 shares to end at $52.50, Desnoes & Geddes had 610,451 units changing hands, to close at $30, Grace Kennedy exchanged 31,258 shares at $64.56 to gain 31 cents, Jamaica Broilers rose 46 cents in trading 105,833 shares to close at $8. Jamaica Stock Exchange had 52,325 shares trading at $8.70 to gain 10 cents, JMMB Group gained 45 cents in trading 116,623 shares to close at $9.45, Kingston Wharves traded 21,168 shares and gained 5 cents to close at $9, JSE fn qts 21-10-15 National Commercial Bank closed with a gain of 10 cents with 3,900 shares trading, to end at $31.60. Pan Jamaican jumped $5 in trading 31,149 shares to end at a 52 weeks’ closing high $70, Sagicor Group with 300,003 shares and closed 1 cent higher at $14.02, Salada Foods with 20,780 shares, closed 1 cents down at $8.50, Scotia Group ended with 338,961 shares trading at $26 after rising $1.49. Seprod traded 2,900 shares at $14.96 with a 46 cents gain, Proven Investments ordinary share traded 191,356 units with a gain of 2 cents, to end at all-time high of 25 US cents, Supreme Ventures gained 15 cents and ended at $3.75 with 43,770 units changing hands and Proven Investments Limited 8% preference share exchanged 130,000 units at $5.

Moderate trading on TTSE

TTSE build Trinidad and Tobago NGL traded on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday to close unchanged at $25 with 23,524 shares valued at $588,100, down sharply from the 7,645,914 shares valued at $191,137,391 changing hands on Tuesday. The stock closed with a bid of $24 to buy 10,776 shares with 12,313 units on offer at $24.98
Activity elsewhere on the Stock Exchange, on Wednesday ended with 9 securities trading. At the close, there was 1 stock closing higher, 3 declined and 5 remaining unchanged as a total of 395,045 units traded, valued at $1,770,230.
At the close the Composite Index ending with a fall of 0.04 points at 1,152.50, the All T&T Index gained 0.26 points to 1,958.33 and the Cross Listed Index is down 0.04 to 45.48.
Gains| Trinidad Cement had 28,650 units changing hands at $3.20 with a rise of 4 cents to close at a new 52 weeks’ high.
Losses| Angostura Holdings had 8,237 shares changing hands with the price shedding 1 cent to close at $14, JMMB Group lost 1 cent in trading 300,000 units and closed at 42 cents and First Citizens Bank traded 3,226 shares and closed 1 cent lower at $35.
TTSE sum 21-10-15r Firm Trades| Clico Investment Fund closed with 25,600 shares valued at $576,104 changing hands, to end at $22.51, Grace Kennedy traded 2,500 units to close at $3.60, National Enterprises closed with 1,216 shares trading for $16.72 and Scotiabank ended with 2,092 shares trading to end at $62.50.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 6 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 6 stocks with offers that were lower.

JSE gained 13% for week

bull The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Friday with an increase of 2,717.47 points, on the JSE All Jamaican Composite index to end at 133,725.27, to cap the week with a huge 13 percent increase. The sharp move is due to the price of Desnoes and Geddes (D&G) jumping with a gain of 130 percent to add several thousand points, to the main market indices. The All Jamaican Index is now just over 5,000 points away from the old record of 138,917.59, reached on 24th of January 2005.
A total of 16 stocks rose, with 3 declining as 23 securities, totaling 2,743,449 units valued at $51,084,948 changing hands, in all market segments. A total of 4 stocks ended at new 52 weeks’ closing highs. JSE Sum 16-10-15The JSE Market Index shot up by 2,431.62 points to 120,592.56, and the JSE combined index jumped 2,568.39 points to end at 125,132.75.
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 15 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Cable and Wireless closed with a loss of 1 cent as 81,600 shares changed hands to be at 51 cents, the stock ended with the bid at 57 cents to buy 204,500 shares. Caribbean Cement closed at $12 with 28,000 shares changing hands, Carreras traded 316,500 shares to close at $52.05 to gain 25 cents, D&G closed with 273,694 units changing hands to close at $30 with a gain of 33 cents. Gleaner traded 23,000 shares at $1.73 to gain 3 cents, Jamaica Broilers traded 31,243 shares to close at a new 52 weeks’ high of $8 with a gain of 85 cents,JSE fn qts 16-10-15 Jamaica Stock Exchange had 36,200 shares trading at $8.60, for a rise of 65 cents as the company stands to see increased income, if trading continues to be bullish. JMMB Group traded 35,096 shares closing 50 cents higher at $9. National Commercial Bank closed with a loss of 50 cents with 24,100 shares trading to close at $31.99, Sagicor Group with 11,200 shares closed 50 cents higher at $14.50 for a 52 weeks’ closing high, Scotia Group ended with 114,012 shares trading at $25.20 after gaining 75 cents, Scotia Investments ended at $27.50 with 720,000 shares traded and Seprod traded 30,288 shares at $15 with a 5 cents gain.

The JSE up strongly on Friday morning

The Jamaica stock market for the second consecutive morning, is enjoying slow trading with only 15 securities being active at 10.45 ,but the indices have so far climbed quite a bit with all main market indices up by more than 1,000 points. Jamaica Broilers trades at new 52 weeks’ high of $8. Trading accounted for a volume of 1,206,561 units with 6 stocks gaining and 5 declined.
In trading, Carreras exchanged 109,500 shares at $51.99 to gain 19 cents, Jamaica Stock Exchange had 10,000 shares trading at $8.60 for a rise of 65 cents as the company stands to see increased income if trading continues to be bullish. JSE int 16-10-15JMMB Group exchanged 35,096 shares at $8.55 for a small gain, Scotia Investments had 420,000 units changing hands at $27.50, Caribbean Producers traded at $3 with 65,000 shares. Lasco Distributors 109500 shares traded at $2.79, Lasco Financial Services 105,000 shares traded at $2.25, Lasco Manufacturing 198,172 shares traded at $3.50.
The All Jamaican Composite index jumped 1,124.16 points to 132,131.96 JSE Market Index rose 1,005.91 points to 123,570.27, the JSE combined index rose 1,281.46 points to be at 123,840.64 and the junior market index rose 37.15 points to 1,269.32.

JSE closing in on the 2005 record high

Carib Cement  closed at a new 52 weeks' high of $12

Carib Cement closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of $12

With the Jamaica stock exchange closing on Thursday with a gain of 3,738.93 points on the JSE All Jamaican Composite index to end at 131,007.80 it will only be a matter of days rather than months that the old record 138,917.59 reached on 24th of January 2005, is broken.
The big gains today, owe much to Desnoes and Geddes (D&G) share shooting up 18.5 percent or $3.87 to end at a record $29.67 with 561,514 units trading. D&G closed with just two offers at $30 for 712 units and at $32 for 149 units, the bid is at $28.51 for what appears to be undisclosed amounts. A total of 15 stocks rose, with 6 declining as 29 securities, totaling 3,400,791 units valued at $29,712,197 changing hands, in all market segments. JSE Sum 15-10-15r A total of 5 stocks ending at new 52 weeks’ closing highs. The JSE Market Index shot up by 3,345.63 points to 118,160.94, and the JSE combined index jumped 3,403.29 points to end at 122,564.36.
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 13 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Berger Paints traded 10,000 shares at $2.75 and gained 25 cents, Cable and Wireless closed with a loss of 1 cent as 110,000 shares changed hands to close at 59 cents, Caribbean Cement closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of $12 with 19,451 shares changing hands, as the price gained $2. JSE fn qts 15-10-15Carreras traded 7,670 shares at $51.80 to gain 80 cents, Jamaica Broilers 169,227 shares to close at a new 52 weeks’ high of $7.15 with a gain of 16 cents, the price was up to $7.50 during the trading for a new intraday high.JMMB Group traded 58,858 shares at $8.50, Kingston Wharves lost 25 cents with 12,142 shares changing hands at $8.95. National Commercial Bank closed with a gain of $1.70 with 21,282 shares trading to close at $32.49, Sagicor Group with 5,650 shares closed 84 cents higher at $14 for a 52 weeks’ closing high, Scotia Group ended with 132,265 shares trading at $24.45 after gaining 60 cents and Sterling Investments ended at $13 with 15,000 shares traded.

15 up 7 down on Tuesday

JSE sign shrtpng At the close of trading on the Jamaica stock exchange, there were 15 stocks rising, 7 declining, with 32 securities totalling 7,269,713 units, valued at $48,282,077 changing hands, in all market segments. 1 junior market stock and 1 main market stock ended at new 52 weeks’ closing highs, 1 stock traded at intraday 52 weeks’ low and one at a 52 weeks’ intraday high.
The JSE Market Index lost 530.18 points to 106,123.07, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 592.50 points to 117,554.80 and the JSE combined index declined 247.57 points to end at 111,432.33.
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 18 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with offers that were lower and setting up Wednesday for an interesting day of trading.
JSE Sum 13-10-15rIn trading, Cable and Wireless closed with a decline of 8 cents, with 2,196,541 shares changing hands to close at 52 cents, but the price traded up to 60 cents during the day. Caribbean Cement shot up to $10 with 35,038 shares changing hands for a 10 cents increase, Carreras traded 54,715 shares at $50.60. Desnoes and Geddes did not trade but the stock closed with several bids at $19.87 to buy 1,823,929 shares with an offer of 59,126 units at $25, then at $28 with very small volumes. Jamaica Broilers closed at $6.92 with 134,660 shares changing ownership, for a loss of 18 cents, Jamaica Producers gained 10 cents in trading 59,820 shares at $18.60, JMMB Group traded 50,000 shares to close at $8.06 with a loss of $1.44, Kingston Wharves traded at a new high of $7.65 to add 65 cents with 1,238 shares changing hands. National Commercial Bank closed with a small gain with 50,000 shares trading to close at $30.11, the shares of 138 Students Living lost 5 cents in closing at $4.15 with 1,200,000 shares, JSE fn qts 13-10-15the stock traded at an intraday low of $3.90, Pan Jamaican Investments traded 147,199 shares at $61.56 with a gain of 56 cents. Sagicor Group with 586,567 shares closed 14 cents higher at $13.15, Scotia Group ended with 286,773 shares trading at $3.52 after losing 48 cents, Scotia Investments lost 5 cents in ending at $26 while 32,475 shares traded, Seprod traded 19,000 shares at $15 for a gain of $1. Proven Investments traded 143,731 ordinary shares at 21 US cents, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 105,000 units at $2 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 27,000 units at $2.65 for a gain of 8 cents.