5 junior stocks gain 3 fall – Tuesday

Junior market trading closed with an increase in the index on Tuesday with more stocks gaining than falling, with 12 securities being active. JM - Sum 26-7-16The index closed 24.94 points higher at 2,181.35 as 5 stocks gained and 3 declined. A total of 1,483,101 units traded, valued at $7,313,357.
A total of 5 stocks closed with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 ended with lower offers.
At the close, Access Financial Services lost 15 cents to close at $17.35, with 78,559 units changing hands, Caribbean Cream gained 49 cents with 238,866 shares changing hands to close at $7, Caribbean Flavours traded 13,002 units to end at $7. Caribbean Producers traded 10,000 shares and gained 1 cent to end at $3.26, JM Trdng Sht 26-7-16Derrimon Trading rose 1 cent in trading 4,000 shares to end at $3.07, Honey Bun fell 3 cents with 400 shares changing hands and closed at $5.50. Iron Rock Insurance lost 7 cents in trading 610,529 shares to close at $3.18, Jamaican Teas rose 60 cents and traded 1,000 shares to close at $3.80, Lasco Distributors ended with 9.710 shares changing hands, but rose 40 cents to $7.40, Lasco Financial ended with 167,060 shares changing hands to close at $3.35. Lasco Manufacturing closed at $5 with 326,431 shares trading and tTech traded 23,544 units to end at $4.

17 JSE stocks up 11 down – Monday

Proven Investments traded 2.5 million shares on Monday.

Proven Investments traded 2.5 million shares on Monday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange recorded in all major indices at the close on Monday, as winners beat out losers. A total of 36 securities traded, of which 17 stocks gained, 11 declined, including 7 stocks rising and 3 declining from the junior market, as the market continues to consolidate.
The JSE Market Index dipped 169.00 points to end at 158,799.72, the all Jamaica Composite Index lost 189.00 points to close at 176,427.94 and the JSE combined index fell 499.74 points, to end at 169,423.37.
The market closed another day of moderate trading, with 5,515,764 units valued at $120,438,402 changing hands, in all market segments, thanks to a 2.5 million trade in Proven Investments stock. The junior market accounted for 846,304 units traded valued at $4,791,506, of all trades.
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 3 with lower offers.
ICI JSE sum 25-07-16At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless traded 110,078 shares to close with a rise of 3 cents at $1.17, Caribbean Cement gained $1 in trading 1,037,050 shares to close at $23, Carreras dropped $2 in exchanging 67,217 shares at $62.50. Trading in 1834 Investments, resulted in 347,716 shares changing hands to close with a gain of 14 cents at $1.20. Grace Kennedy closed at $123 after falling $2, with 1,100 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 5,000 shares changing hands, to close with a rise of 22 cents at $14.74, Jamaica Producers traded 40,100 shares with a fall of 15 cents to $8.15, Jamaica Stock Exchange dipped $1 to end at $22 while trading 78,730 shares. JMMB Group traded only 5,000 units and gained 8 cents to end at $9.90, Kingston Wharves with 3,201 units changing hands, closed at $15.50. Portland JSX traded 1,015 shares to close at $12.90. IN-JSE fn Qts 25-07-16 Mayberry Investments fell 15 cents with 28,058 shares trading to close at $3, National Commercial Bank ended with 33,604 units changing hands, with the price rising 5 cents to close at $42, Pan Jamaican traded 4,100 shares and gained 90 cents to end at $24, Radio Jamaica gained 11 cents to close at $1.39 after 57,686 shares changed hands, Sagicor Group ended with 48,577 shares changing hands and gained 48 cents to $23, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 32,372 shares but rose 38 cents to close at $10.50, Scotia Group fell 80 cents in trading 59,985 shares to end at $30.20. Seprod traded 31,772 shares, to close at $17, Supreme Ventures traded 39,024 shares to end at $4.60, Proven Investments traded 2,527,640 units to close at 16 US cents for a fall of 0.95 US cents and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 104,545 units at $2.10.

7 junior stocks rise 3 fall – Monday

Junior market trading closed with a decline in the index on Monday with more stocks rising than falling, with 13 securities being active. JM - Sum 25-7-16The index closed 33.43 points lower at 2,156.41 as 7 stocks gained and 3 declined. A total of 846,304 units traded valued at $4,791,506.
A total of 3 stocks closed with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 ended with lower offers.
At the close, Access Financial Services closed with a gain of 10 cents at $17.50, with 8,860 units changing hands, Caribbean Cream lost 39 cents with 27,595 shares changing hands to close at $6.51, Caribbean Flavours traded 14,698 units to end at $7 with a gain of 25 cents. Caribbean Producers traded 98,030 shares and gained 4 cents to end at $3.25, JM Trdng Sht 25-7-16Consolidated Bakeries rose 5 cents in trading 20,000 shares to end at $2.05, Honey Bun with 47,000 shares changing hands, closed at $5.53. Key Insurance lost 10 cents in trading 66,862 shares to close at $2.50, KLE Group ended at $1.30 with 45,000 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors ended with 456,259 shares changing hands, but fell 26 cents to $7. Lasco Financial ended with 2,800 shares changing hands and gained 10 cents to $3.35, Lasco Manufacturing closed with a gain of 10 cents at $5 with 58,200 shares trading and Eppley 10% preference share traded 1,000 units and gained 1 cents to end at $6.10.

Slow start for JSE – Monday

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The Jamaica stock market is off to slow start within 75 minutes of the opening of market on Monday. The stocks with the highest volume are 1834 Investments with 204,000 units JSE intra 25-07-16 with the price rising to $1.17 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share with 104,545 units at $2.10.
Caribbean Cement
that sold off on Friday is now seeing strong demand with bids to buy over 400,000 units at $20 to $22.41, having closed on Friday with little demand at the end of trading. The stock traded up to $22.55 in the morning session.
The all Jamaica Composite Index fell 103.88 points to 176,513.06, the Jamaica Stock Exchange Market Index is down 92.89 points to 158,875.83, the Jamaica Stock Exchange combined index declined 129.12 point to close at 169,793.99 points andthe junior market index dropped 4.19 points to 2,185.65.
Trading at 10:45am resulted in only 14 securities changing hands, accounting for a volume of a mere 454,136 shares, with 6 securities rising and only 2 falling. The average number of shares traded amounts to 32,438 units.

Juniors slip slightly on Friday

JSE sign Junior market trading closed with negligible movement in the index on Friday with an equal number of stocks falling and rising, with 13 securities being active. The index closing 0.35 points lower at 2,189.84 as 5 stocks gained and 7 declined. A total of 856,706 units traded, valued at $6,066,776.
A total of 7 stocks closed with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 ended with a lower offer and pointing to the potential of a high number of stocks rising on Monday.
At the close, Caribbean Cream traded between $6.52 and the last price of $6.90 and lost 5 cents,JM - Sum 22-7-16 with 72,600 shares changing hands, Caribbean Producers traded 52,141 shares, but fell 25 cents to end at $3.21. Consolidated Bakeries lost 10 cents in trading 61,000 shares to end at $2, Dolphin Cove gained 16 cents to close $12.91 with 3,000 shares changing hands. General Accident climbed 12 cents to close at $2.15 with 81,163 shares changing hands, Honey Bun with 166,090 shares changing hands, closed with a loss of 7 cents at $5.53, JM Trdng Sht 22-7-16Iron Rock Insurance gained 5 cents in trading 13,000 shares to close at $3.25, Lasco Distributors ended with 86,000 shares changing hands, but fell 23 cents to $7.26. Lasco Financial ended with 193,151 shares changing hands but fell 15 cents to $3.25, Lasco Manufacturing closed at $4.90 with 116,561 shares trading, Medical Disposables traded 7,000 shares and gained 5 cents to close at $3.55. Paramount Trading climbed 50 cents to end with 4,000 shares changing hands at $11.50 and tTech gained 20 cents and ended with 1,000 shares changing hands at $4.

14 JSE stocks up 13 down – Friday

JSE frnt 2 The Jamaica Stock Exchange recorded gains at the close on Friday, as winners beat out losers with a total of 36 securities traded, of which 14 stocks gained, 13 declined, including 6 stocks rising and 6 declining from the junior market, as the market continues to consolidate.
The JSE Market Index gained 49.32 points to end at 158,968.72, the all Jamaica Composite Index climbed 55.15 points to close at 176,616.94 and the JSE combined index rose 42.07 points, to end at 169,923.11.
The market closed another day of moderate trading, with 6,169,455 units valued at $88,127,120 changing hands, in all market segments, thanks to a 4.1 million trade in Jamaica Broilers’ stock. The junior market accounted for 856,706 units traded valued at $3,889,382, of all trades.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the ICI JSE sum 22-07-16Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 14 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with a lower offer, an indication that stocks should mostly gain on Friday.
At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless traded 64,424 shares to close with a loss of 1 cent at $1.14, Caribbean Cement dropped $1 in trading 355,420 shares to close at $22, after trading at $19.25, Carreras exchanged 12,300 shares at $64.50. Trading in 1834 Investments, resulted in 133,100 shares changing hands to close at $1.06. Grace Kennedy closed at $125 after gaining $2, with 20,316 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 4,130,205 shares changing hands after trading 5,282,790 units on the previous day, to close with a fall of 23 cents at $14.52, Jamaica Producers traded 68,361 shares with a rise of 10 cents to $8.30, Jamaica Stock Exchange climbed $1 to end at $23 while trading 25,000 shares. JMMB Group traded only 4,700 units to end at $9.82, Kingston Wharves gained 15 cents with 8,764 units changing hands to close at $15.50.ICI-JSE fn Qts 22-07-16 National Commercial Bank ended with 79,038 units changing hands, with the price declining 7 cents to close at $41.95, Pan Jamaica traded 10,320 shares and lost 40 cents at $23.10, Portland JSX traded 16,900 shares to close at $12.90. Radio Jamaica fell 8 cents to close at $1.28 after 88,906 shares changed hands, Sagicor Group ended with 8,750 shares changing hands, but fell 48 cents to $22.52, Scotia Group traded 200,700 shares to end at $31. Scotia Investments climbed 99 cents while it traded just 1,550 shares, to close at $27.49 and Supreme Ventures traded 63,275 shares to end at $4.60.

Buoyant JSE falters – Thursday

Jamaica Broilers traded over 5.2 m shares on Thursday.

Jamaica Broilers traded over 5.2 m shares on Thursday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange recorded gains at the close on Thursday, as winners beat out losers with a total of 37 securities traded, of which 14 stocks gained, 14 declined, including 5 stocks rising and 7 declining from the junior market as the market continues in consolidation mode.
The JSE Market Index declined 154.62 points to end at 158,919.40, the all Jamaica Composite Index lost 172.91 points to close at 176,561.79 and the JSE combined index fell 172.10 points, to end at 169,881.04.
ICI JSE sum 21-07-16The market closed another day of moderate trading, with 7,626,144 units valued at $91,922,881 changing hands, in all market segments, thanks to a 5.2 million trade in Jamaica Broilers stock. The junior market accounted for 1,137,261 units traded valued at $6,066,776, of all trades.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 16 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with a lower offer, an indication that stocks should mostly gain on Friday.
At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless traded 525,451 shares to close at $1.15, Caribbean Cement gained 80 cents in trading 7,680 shares to close at $23, trading in 1834 Investments, resulted in 67,000 shares changing hands after rising 2 cents to close at $1.06. Grace Kennedy closed at $123.04 with 4,172 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 5,282,790 units changing hands to close at $14.75 with a rise of 5 cents, Jamaica Producers traded 6,922 shares with a rise of 20 cents to $8.20, JMMB Group rose 32 cents in trading only 411 units to end at $9.82. Kingston Wharves gained 64 cents with 2,485 units changing hands at $15.35. Margaritaville Turks traded dropped 0.49 US cents with 157,045 shares at 19.01 US cents, ICI-JSE fn Qts 21-07-16National Commercial Bank ended with 13,428 units changing hands, with the price dropping 48 cents to close at $42.02, Portland JSX traded 10,400 shares to close at $12.90. Pulse Investments ended with 30,000 shares changing hands at $3.30, after gaining 5 cents, Radio Jamaica fell 10 cents to close at $1.36 after 220,988 shares changed hands, Sagicor Group ended with 10,700 shares changing hands, but fell 5 cents to $23, Scotia Group rose 91 cents in trading 31,896 shares to end at $31. Scotia Investments dropped $1.29 while it traded just 100 shares, to close at $26.50 and Supreme Ventures gained 10 cents in trading 109,000 shares to end at $4.60.

Juniors suffers slight fall on Thursday

Junior market trading closed slightly down on Thursday with more stocks falling than the number rising, with 17 securities being active and the index closing 2.80 points lower at 2,190.19 as 5 stocks gained and 7 declined. The market ended with 1,137,261 units traded, valued at $6,066,776.
JM - Sum 21-7-16A total of 5 stocks closed with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 ended with a lower offer.
At the close, AMG Packaging traded 16,612 shares to close at $12.50, Blue Power with a fall of $1.18 with just 100 shares changing hands, at $15, CAC 2000 traded 70,925 shares at $6.50, Caribbean Cream fell 3 cents in closing at $6.95, with 21,326 shares traded, Caribbean Producers traded 25,000 shares and gained 26 cents to end at $3.46. Consolidated Bakeries traded 52,000 shares to end at $2.10, General Accident lost 12 cents to close at $2.03 with 42,000 shares changing hands, Iron Rock Insurance gained 2 cents in trading 25,000 shares and closed at $3.20, Jamaican Teas lost 30 cents in trading at $3.20 with 1,519 shares changing hands. JM Trdng Sht 21-7-16Jetcon Corporation fell 15 cents to close at $2.55 with 50,000 shares changing hands, Key Insurance gained 5 cents in trading 3,163 shares at $2.60, Knutsford Express had 22,732 units changing hands, to close at $15, Lasco Distributors ended with 192,726 shares changing hands, but rose 19 cents to $7.49, Lasco Financial ended with 48,628 shares changing hands at $3.40. Lasco Manufacturing closed at $4.90 with 554,582 shares trading a decline of 10 cents. Medical Disposables traded 1,885 shares and gained 1 cent to close at $3.50 and tTech ended with 9,063 shares changing hands to end at $3.80.

Juniors market up on Wednesday

Junior market trading closed with 15 securities being active accounting for just under 600,000 shares changing hands compared to less than 4.3 million on Tuesday. The junior index closed 37.85 points higher at 2,192.99 as 6 stocks gained and 6 declined.
JM - Sum 20-7-16At the close on Wednesday, 597,857 units traded, valued at $6,072,927 down from $20,712,312 on Tuesday. A total of 5 stocks closed with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 ended with lower offers.
At the close, Cargo Handlers ended with 250 shares changing hands, at $46, Caribbean Cream fell 2 cents in closing at $6.98, with 48,600 shares traded, Caribbean Producers traded 3,550 shares and gained 19 cents to end at $3.20, Consolidated Bakeries traded 17,796 shares to end at $2.10. Derrimon Trading gained 1 cent to close at $3.05 with 27,000 shares changing hands, Iron Rock Insurance fell 2 cents in trading 11,000 shares and closed at $3.18, Jamaican Teas lost 30 cents in trading at $3.50 with 18,000 shares changing hands, JM Trdng Sht 20-7-16Knutsford Express had 270,000 units changing hands, to close at $15. Lasco Distributors ended with 141,930 shares changing hands, but rose 20 cents to $7.30, Lasco Financial ended with a rise of 14 cents while 17,700 shares changed hands at $3.40, Lasco Manufacturing closed at $5 with 16,000 shares trading a decline of 1 cent. Medical Disposables traded 2,743 shares and gained 39 cents to close at $3.49, Paramount Trading climbed 50 cents to $11 with 21,351 shares changing hands, Sweet River lost 19 cents in trading 1,000 shares to close at $3.80 and tTech ended with 937 shares changing hands to end at $3.80 after shedding 20 cents.

Slow start for JSE – Wednesday

JSE intra 20-07-16 The Jamaica stock market is off to slow start with no stock trading over 100,000 units after 75 minutes of the opening of market. The stock with the highest volume is Lasco Distributors with 75,456 units at $7.50 after rising 40 cents.
The all Jamaica Composite Index gained 307.31 points to 177,170.70, the Jamaica Stock Exchange Market Index gained 274.79 points to 159,463.88, the Jamaica Stock Exchange combined index climbed 582.36 point to close at 170,353.83 points andthe junior market index climbed 31.91 points to 2,187.05 with the jump in the price of Lasco Distributors.
Trading at 10:45am resulted in 20 securities changing hands, accounting for a volume of a mere 234,305 shares, with 6 securities rising and 7 falling. The average number of shares traded amounts to 11,715 units compared to an average of 53,267 units on Tuesday.