2 TTSE stocks rise 3 fall – Friday

Republic Financial Holdings closes at 52 weeks’ high.

Trading on Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Friday with 366,114 shares valued at $2,694,047 changing hands, compared to 344,130 shares valued at $3,881,434, on Thursday.
Market activity ended with 15 securities changing hands compared to 12 trading on Friday and the market closed with 2 recording gains, 3 losses and 10 ending with prices unchanged. At the close of trading one stock ended at 52 weeks’ closing high.
At the close the Composite Index lost 0.20 points on Friday to 1,230.92, the All T&T Index declined 0.40 points to 1,711.74 and the Cross Listed Index remained unchanged at 100.83 points.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the close of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows market sentiment with 4 stocks ending with higher bids than the last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Stocks with Gains| First Citizens rose 1 cent and ended at $35.01, after exchanging 1,228 shares and Republic Financial Holdings closed with a gain of 3 cents and completed trading at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $102.95, after exchanging 1,845 shares.
Stocks Losses| One Caribbean Media shares fell 7 cents and completed trading at $12.29, after exchanging 20,831 shares, Trinidad & Tobago NGL share fell 1 cent and ended at $30, after exchanging 40,150 shares and Trinidad Cement shed 5 cents and completed trading at $2.90, after exchanging 100 shares.
Firm Trades| Clico Investments settled at $20, with 2,381 stock units changing hands, Grace Kennedy closed at $2.90, trading 253,750 shares, Guardian Holdings concluded trading at $16.50, with 3,000 units, JMMB Group completed trading at $1.75, after exchanging 31,000 shares, Massy Holdings completed trading of 370 shares at $46.90, Point Lisas settled at $3.70, with 223 stock units changing hands, Prestige Holdings concluded trading of 200 units at $10, Sagicor Financial settled at $7.50, with 10,912 stock units changing hands, Scotiabank closed at $65.02, with 15 units and West Indian Tobacco concluded trading at $87.99, with 109 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

JSE end at a new close – Thursday

The Jamaica Stock Exchange took another sizable jump to end at a record close on Thursday as advancing stocks out-numbered declining stocks in continuation of the market’s record bull run.
At the close trading, the All Jamaican Composite Index jumped 2,217.67 points to 346,695.82 and the JSE Index climbed 2,020.55 points to end at a record close at 315,879.03.
Trading in the main market ended with 7,873,698 units valued at $335,479,879 compared to 3,458,733 units valued at $66,593,492 on Wednesday.
Market activities resulted in 28 securities trading including 2 in the US dollar market compared to 27 securities trading on Wednesday. At the end of trading, the prices of 12 stocks rose, 8 declined and 8 traded unchanged, including Grace Kennedy trading at an intraday high of $58 and Mayberry Investments trading at an all-time high of $9 before pulling back at the close.
The day’s volume was led by, Grace Kennedy with 5,253,678 units accounting for 66.72 percent of the main market volume, followed by Carreras with 899,233 units or just 11.42 percent of the day’s volume and JMMB Group 7.50% preference share with 500,000 units and 6.35 percent of the day’s volume.
Major price changes| Grace Kennedy jumped $1.01 to finish at a record high of $58.05, JMMB Group rose 40 cents ended at $29.50, trading 13,087 shares. Mayberry Investments climbed $1.60 to end a record closing high of $9 trading just 1,000 shares, Kingston Wharves finished at $52, after falling 50 cents with 3,842 stock units NCB Financial Group gained 60 cents and ended trading at $104.80, trading 27,159 shares, Sagicor Real Estate Fund rose 50 cents and settled at $14.50 exchanging 3,300 shares, Sterling Investments gained 40 cents to $14.50 after 68,200 shares traded, Scotia Group traded 351,092 units and gained $1.30 to end at $52.80 and Seprod added 99 cents to finish trading at $34, with an exchange of just 750 shares.
Trading in the US dollar market closed with 5,754 units valued at US$5,330 as JMMB Group 6% preference share completed trading of 16,500 stock units and rose 1 cent to end at $1.05, Proven Investments fell 1 cent and closed at 19 US cents trading 3,200 shares. The JSE USD Equities Index closed unchanged at 154.43
Trading resulted in an average of 302,835 units valued at an average of $12,903,072 for each security traded. In contrast to 138,349 units for an average of $2,663,740 on Wednesday. For the month to date an average of 185,362 shares valued at an average of $5,398,127 versus 157,082 shares valued at an average of $2,241,849 on Wednesday. July closed with an average of 169,022 units valued at $3,514,756, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 closing with lower offers.

JSE takes breather from record run – Wednesday

Mayberry Investments hit an all time high of $9 on Wednesday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange took a break from ending at record close on Wednesday but advancing stocks just out-numbered decliners but the indices close lower.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index declined by 926.88 points to 344,478.15 and the JSE Index dipped 844.49 points to close at 313,858.48.
Trading in the main market ended with 3,458,733 units valued at over $66,593,492 compared to 3,687,476 units valued at over $83,983,141, on Tuesday.
Market activities resulted in 27 securities trading including 2 in the US dollar market compared to 33 securities trading on Tuesday. At the end of trading, the prices of 11 stocks rose, 9 declined and 7 traded unchanged, including Grace Kennedy trading at an intraday high of $58 and Mayberry Investments trading at an all-time high of $9.
The day’s volume was led by, Sagicor Group with 898,949 units accounting for 25.99 percent of the main market volume, followed by 1834 Investments with 624,732 units, 18.06 percent of the day’s volume and Radio Jamaica with 498,490 units and 14.41 percent of the day’s volume.
Major price changes| Caribbean Cement jumped $2.30 to finish at $43.50, with 29,172 shares, Jamaica Broilers rose 55 cents to $25.50, with 48,642 stock units trading, JMMB Group fell $1 to end at $29.10, trading 37,485 shares. Mayberry Investments rose 29 cents to end $7.40 trading 68,254 shares, Salada Foods ended trading at $16.50, with 35,500 stock units, Scotia Group traded 351,092 units and gained $1.30 to end at $52.80, Seprod added $1 and finished trading at $33.01, with an exchange of just 277 shares and Supreme Ventures ended at $15.80, with 115,692 shares after rising by 30 cents.
Trading in the US dollar market closed with 5,754 units valued at US$5,330 as JMMB Group 6 percent preference share completed trading of 4,300 stock units and fell 1 cent to end at $1.04, Productivity Business Solution closed at 59 US cents trading 1,454 shares. The JSE USD Equities Index closed unchanged at 154.43.
Trading resulted in an average of 138,349 units valued at an average of $2,663,740 for each security traded. In contrast to 122,916 units for an average of $2,799,438 on Tuesday. For the month to date an average of 157,082 shares valued at an average of $2,241,849 versus 162,724 shares valued at an average of $2,114,773 on Tuesday. July closed with an average of 169,022 units valued at $3,514,756, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 closing with lower offers.

AJ Index new record of 345,405 points – Tuesday

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The All Jamaican Composite Index of the Jamaica Stock Exchange traded at an intraday record high of 347,551.83 in the morning session but drifted lower to close just above 345,000 points for the second day in a row.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index gained 354.82 points to end at a record close of 345,405.03 and the JSE Index advanced by 323.28 points to end at a record close of 314,702.97.
Trading in the main market ended with 3,687,476 units valued at over $83,983,141 compared to 4,818,830 units valued at $56,754,894, on Friday.
Market activities resulted in 33 securities trading including 3 in the US dollar market compared to 29 securities trading on Friday. At the end of trading, the prices of 11 stocks rose, 12 declined and 10 traded unchanged.
The day’s volume was led by, Scotia Group with 841,089 units for 22.81 percent of the main market volume, followed by Carreras with 764,451 units or 20.73 percent of the day’s volume and Radio Jamaica ended with 547,000 units and accounting for 14.83 percent of the day’s volume.
Major price changes| Berger Paints traded 8,650 shares with a gain of 74 cents to close at $20, Caribbean Cement lost 30 cents and finished at $41.20, with 171,284 shares, Grace Kennedy jumped $1.05 to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $57.05, trading with 122,139 shares, NCB Financial Group climbed $3 ended trading 45,133 shares, at $104, with 1834 Investments lost 15 cents traded at a 52 weeks’ low of 90 cents, with 18,000 shares. Mayberry Investments declined $1.14 to end $7.11 trading 24,638 shares, PanJam Investment concluded trading of 4,384 shares at $51.25, after slipping $1.30, Portland JSX climbed $1 and ended at $9, exchanging 20,000 units, Sagicor Real Estate Fund fell 50 cents to settle at $14.00, with 1,000 shares, Scotia Group traded 841,089 units and fell $1.50 to end at $51.50, Seprod lost 49 cents and finished trading at $32.01, with 2,500 shares. Sterling Investments gained 60 cents and closed at $14.10, with 13,727 shares, Supreme Ventures lost 30 cents and ended at $15.50, with 65,275 shares trading.
Trading in the US dollar market closed with 154,010 units valued at US$128,075 as JMMB Group 6% preference share completed trading of 115,000 stock units and gained 1 cent to end at $1.05, Proven Investments added 1 cent and closed at 20 US cents trading 38,800 shares and Sygnus Credit closed 10 US cents in trading 210 shares. The JSE USD Equities Index lost 0.71 points and closed at 154.43
Trading resulted in an average of 122,916 units valued at an average of $2,799,438 for each security traded. In contrast to 185,340 units for an average of $2,182,881 on Friday. For the month to date an average of 162,724 shares valued at an average of $2,114,773 versus 185,258 units traded for an average of $1,727,278 on Friday. July closed with an average of 169,022 units valued at $3,514,756, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 closing with lower offers.

No price change for TTSE – Tuesday

Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange Head Quarters

Trading on Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange ended on Tuesday with just 93,130 shares valued at $2,269,792 changing hands, compared to 148,531 shares valued at $1,117,407, on Monday.
Market activity ended with 12 securities trading and based on the last traded price none recording a change at the close, while 12 traded on Tuesday.
At the close the Composite Index rose 0.40 points on Tuesday to 1,233.48, the All T&T Index gained 0.80 points to 1,718.81 and the Cross Listed Index held firm at 100.54.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the close of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows market sentiment with 4 stocks ending with higher bids than the last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
Firm Trades| Angostura Holdings ended at $15.75, with 250 stock units changing hands,  Clico Investments closed trading at $20, after 41,000 stock units changed hands, First Citizens settled at $35.01, after exchanging 2,604 shares, First Caribbean International Bank lost 1 cent and completed trading at $8.49, with 120 units, JMMB Group closed with a loss of 5 cents at $1.75, after exchanging 649 shares LJ Williams B share settled at 70 cents, after exchanging 10,000 shares. Massy Holdings concluded at $46.90, after exchanging 584 shares, Republic Financial Holdings concluded trading at $102.88, in exchanging 970 shares, Sagicor Financial ended at $7.50, with 3,046 stock units changing hands Scotiabank shed 1 cent and completed trading at $65.01, with 6,255 units changing hands, Trinidad & Tobago NGL increased 14 cents and settled at $29.74, trading 26,152 shares and Trinidad Cement concluded trading at $2.95, after exchanging 1,500 shares.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Unilever dives $2.20 on TTSE – Monday

Unilever Caribbean crash $2.20 to sit at $27 just above the low of $26.75 reached in July, which is just above the price back in early July 2011.
Trading on Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Monday was more moderate than on Friday with just 148,531 shares valued at $1,117,407 changing hands, compared to 271,085 units valued at $2,133,526, on Friday.
Market activity ended with 12 securities trading against 10 on Friday, with 4 advancing, 6 declining and 3 remaining unchanged. At the close the Composite Index declined 1.42 points on Monday to 1,233.08, the All T&T Index fell 0.83 points to 1,718.01 and the Cross Listed Index slipped 0.28 points to close at 100.54.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the close of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows market sentiment with 3 stocks ending with higher bids than the last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
Gains| Clico Investments closed with an increase of 3 cents at $20, with 2,992 stock units changing hands, One Caribbean Media rose 1 cent and concluded trading at $12.36, after exchanging 410 shares, Republic Financial Holdings finished 5 cents higher and concluded trading at a 562 weeks’ high of $102.88, after exchanging 145 shares and Trinidad & Tobago NGL gained 14 cents and settled at $29.74, after exchanging 3,921 shares.
Losses| First Caribbean International Bank lost 1 cent and completed trading at $8.49, with 114 units, JMMB Group ended trading 5 cents lower at $1.75, after exchanging 100,412 shares and Scotiabank concluded trading with a loss of 1 cent and ended at $65.01, with 3,522 units changing hands.
Firm Trades| First Citizens settled at $35.01, after exchanging 8,364 shares, National Flour completed trading at $1.79, with 137 units and Sagicor Financial ended at $7.50, with 27,732 stock units changing hands.

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

Record 345,208 points close for AJI – Friday

Chart showing the All Jamaica Composite Index in upward move from December 2017 and now at the highest closing level ever.

The All Jamaican Composite Index of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed above 345,000 points for the first time ever but fell short of the record high of 345,208.15 reached in the early morning session on Thursday.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index gained 980.10 points to end at a record close of 345,050.21 and the JSE Index advanced by 892.98 points to a record close at 314,379.69. The move on Friday is the fifth straight record close for the market since the previous week Friday.
Trading in the main market ended with 4,818,830 units valued at $56,754,894, compared to 4,999,824 units valued at $34,788,166 on Thursday.
Market activities resulted in 29 securities trading including 3 in the US dollar market compared to 31 securities trading on Thursday. At the end of trading, the prices of 9 stocks rose, 9 declined and 11 traded unchanged.
The day’s volume was led by, Jamaica Stock Exchange trading 1,993,806 shares for 41.38 percent of the day’s traded volume Mayberry Equities closed trading with 469,705 units or 9.75 percent of shares trading and Radio Jamaica ended trading with 389,089 units and accounting for 8.07 percent of the day’s volume.
Major price changes| Carreras traded 333,862 shares but lost 30 cents to close at $9, Caribbean Cement rose 49 cents and finished at $41.50, with 119,028 shares, Kingston Wharves concluded trading at $52.50, with 8,815 shares after gaining 40 cents. Mayberry Investments jumped $1.25 to a 52 weeks’ high of $8.25 trading 118,800 shares and after pulling back from $8.40 earlier in the day, PanJam Investment concluded trading of 7,340 shares at $52.55, after rising $1.55 and Scotia Group traded 349,178 units and rose 8 0 cents to end at $53.
Trading in the US dollar market closed with 40,481 units valued at US$10,641 as JMMB Group 6 percent preference share completed trading of 3,000 stock units and fell 1 cents to end at $1.04, Productive Business Solution ended trading 1,000 shares to close at 59 US cents and Proven Investments closed at 19 US cents trading 36,481 shares. The JSE USD Equities Index close unchanged at 155.14.
Trading resulted in an average of 185,340 units valued at an average of $2,182,8811 for each security traded, in contrast to 185,179 units valued at an average of $1,288,451 on Thursday. For the month to date an average of 185,258 units traded for an average of $1,727,278. July closed with an average of 169,022 units valued at $3,514,756, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 4 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 closing with lower offers.

Record close for JSE – Thursday

The All Jamaican Composite Index of the Jamaica Stock Exchange surged to more than 345,000 points in the early morning session on Thursday but failed to hold on at that level but still managed to end at a new record close.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index held on to just 119.17 points of the early gains to end at a record closing high of 344,070.11 and the JSE Index clung to 108.58 points to end at record closing high of 313,486.71.
Trading in the main market ended with 4,999,824 units valued at over $34,788,166 compared to 34,917,482 units valued at $108,176,982 on Tuesday.
Market activities resulted in 31 securities trading including 4 in the US dollar market compared to 29 securities trading on Tuesday. At the end of trading, the prices of 14 stocks rose, 8 declined and 9 traded unchanged.
The day’s volume was led by, Mayberry Investments trading 1,003,340 shares to close at $7, after it traded at an intraday 52 weeks’ high of $7.60 JMMB Group 7.5% preference share closing at $1, in trading 952,000 shares and Mayberry Equities closed trading at $8.50 with 522,731 shares trading.
Major price changes| Grace Kennedy traded at an intraday 52 weeks’ high of $56.70 but ended trading at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $56.01. Jamaica Producers rose 30 cents to $17, trading 5,988 stock units, Mayberry Equities lost 55 cents trading 522,731 shares to end at $8.60, PanJam Investment concluded trading 51,973 shares at $51, after falling $1.54, Sagicor Group shed 40 cents and settled at $38.10, with 21,574 shares trading, Scotia Group traded 13,284 units and rose $1.10 to end at $52.20 and Sterling jumped $1.50 and finished trading at $13.50, with 2,952 shares changing hands.
Trading in the US dollar market closed with 98,429 units valued at US$87,029 as JMMB Group 6 percent preference share completed trading 80,000 stock units at $1.05, Margaritaville ended trading 10,524 shares to close at 16.9 US cents and Proven Investments rose 1 cent to 19 US cents trading 5,105 shares. The JSE USD Equities Index rose 1.62 points to 155.14.
Trading resulted in an average of 185,179 units valued at an average of $1,288,451 for each security traded. In contrast to 1,342,980 units for an average of $4,160,653 on Tuesday. July closed with an average of 169,022 units valued at $3,514,756, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 closing with lower offers.

Trading picks up on TTSE – Thursday

Trading on Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Thursday climbed with 572,318 shares at a value $2,427,732 trading, compared to 82,986 units valued $1,124,484 changing hands, on Tuesday.
Market activity ended with 15 securities trading against 16 on Tuesday, with 5 advancing, 2 declining and 8 remaining unchanged. At the close the Composite Index gained 3.11 points on Thursday to 1,231.68, the All T&T Index rose 0.35 points to 1,710.64 and the Cross Listed Index added 0.81 points to close at 101.19.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the close of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows market sentiment with 3 stocks ending with higher bids than the last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Gains| First Caribbean International Bank finished 25 cents higher and settled at $8.50, trading 3,000 units, First Citizens concluded trading of 2,332 shares and rose 1 cent to $35.01, One Caribbean Media added 25 cents and ended at $12.35, after exchanging 1,323 shares, Republic Financial Holdings rose 1 cent and ended at a 52 weeks’ high of $102.83, after exchanging 79 shares and Trinidad & Tobago NGL rose 1 cent and concluded trading at $29.75, after exchanging 4,672 shares.
Losses| JMMB Group lost 4 cents and ended at $1.80, after exchanging 1,890 shares and Sagicor Financial ended trading 9 cents lower at $7.60, with 25,100 stock units changing hands.
Firm Trades| Angostura Holdings completed trading 1,008 stock units at $15.75, Calypso Macro Index Fund traded 100 shares at $16, Clico Investments completed trading at $19.97, with 20,902 stock units changing hands, NCB Financial Group concluded at $5.65, after exchanging 3,560 shares, Point Lisas completed trading at $3.70, with 4,000 stock units changing hands, Scotiabank settled at $65.02, trading just 15 units, Trinidad Cement ended at $2.95, after exchanging 504,137 shares and Unilever Caribbean completed trading at $29.20, after 200 stock units changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

JSE jumps 3000 points to record close – Tuesday

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange hit several new record highs throughout the trading session on Tuesday and ended with strong gain to close just below the 344,000 points level.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index jumped 3,071.05 points at 343,950.94 and the JSE Index climbed 2,798.07 points to close at 313,378.13. Earlier in trading session, the All Jamaica hit a new intraday high of 341,987.04 points and the JSE Index 311,588.81.
Trading in the main market ended with 34.917.482 units valued at $108,176,982 versus 2,332,453 units valued at $28,665,085 on Monday.
Market activities resulted in 29 securities trading including 3 in the US dollar market compared to 31 securities trading on Friday. At the end of trading, the prices of 15 stocks rose, 8 declined and 6 traded unchanged.
The day’s volume was led by, JMMB Group 7.5% preference trading 27,800,000 shares at 99 cents, Jamaica Stock Exchange closing at $7.30, with 2,972,200 shares, and Carreras concluding trading at $9.47 with 1,071,337 units.
Major price changes| Carreras concluded trading at $9.47, after rising 47 cents with 1,071,337 units, Grace Kennedy jumped $3 to $56 in trading 161,314 shares, Jamaica Broilers rose 40 cents to $25.90, trading 9,471 stock units. JMMB Group climbed $1.90 and ended at $29.90, exchanging 1,700 shares, Mayberry Equities traded with a gain of $1.59 to end the day at $9.15 with 963,295 units trading, Sagicor Group gained 50 cents and settled at $38.50, with 14,775 shares, Scotia Group traded 57,671 units but fell $1 to end at $51.10 and Seprod shed $1.50 and finished trading at $32.50, with 2,529 shares changing hands.
Trading in the US dollar market closed with 7,827 units valued at US$6,500 as JMMB Group completed trading at $1.05 with 5,586 stock units and Productivity Business ended trading with a gin of 9 cents at 59 US cents with 541 shares changing hands and Proven Investments lost 1 cent to 18 US cents with 1,700 shares trading The JSE USD Equities Index rose 5.76 points to 153.52.
Trading resulted in an average of 1,342,980 units valued at over $4,160,653, in contrast to 80,429 shares valued at $988,451 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts 169,022 units valued at $3,514,756 compared to 173,907 units valued at $3,499,633 on Friday. June closed with an average of 250,168 shares with a value of $5,895,281, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 12 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 closing with lower offers.