Prices of 8 stocks rose 2 fell on JSE

In Thursday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the prices of 8 stocks rose, 2 declined as 26 securities changed hands, resulting in 5,097,306 shares trading, valued at $14,900,219.
JSE sum 7-8-14Main Market| The JSE Market Index declined by 592.75 points to 71,455.62 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell by 662.80 points to close at 78,608.56.
Gains| Stocks with gains, volume and last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market, are Cable & Wireless with 247,349 units as the price rose 2 cents to 36 cents, Caribbean Cement with 5,000 units, 25 cents higher to $2.75, Desnoes & Geddes 1,667 shares, 8 cents up at $4.10, Jamaica Broilers 1,500,000 shares to close at $4.59 with a 2 cents gain, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 10,000 units for 40 higher at $6.90.
Firm| Stocks with volume and last traded prices in the main market to close without a change in price, are Carreras with 86,330 shares at $34.50, Gleaner with 1,892,256 units at $1.10, Grace Kennedy 3,100 shares at $59, Mayberry Investments with only 340 units, ended at $1.55, National Commercial Bank had only 14,654 shares changing hands at $18.26, Proven Investments 1,500 units at 18 US cents, Sagicor Group with 30,400 shares at $9.25, Scotia Group saw only 10,923 shares changing hands at $19, for Scotia Investments it was 1,666 shares at $20.60 and Supreme Ventures 6,600 units at $1.75.
Preference| Only Jamaica Teas bond with 2,000 units at $100 each traded.
Declines| The only stock to decline at the end of trading in the main market is, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 3,416 shares, while losing 4 cents to end at $6.96.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 1.52 points to close at 626.24 as 9 stocks traded with 3 advancing and 1 declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market, are Access Financial with 10,000 shares, gaining 5 cents to $10.05, Caribbean Cream 500,000 shares with an increase of 4 cents to 65 cents and Lasco Distributors with 11,500 units with a cent increase to $1.06.
Firm Trades| The stocks in the junior market that traded to close at the same price as the day before are Caribbean Producers with 1,660 shares at $2.38, Consolidated Bakeries with 260,029 stock units at 80 cents, General Accident 306,000 shares at $1.35, Jamaican Teas with 45,364 shares at $3.25 and Medical Disposables with 97,552 shares at $2.
Declines| Paramount Trading with 50,000 shares is the junior market stock to decline as the price fell by 2 cents to $2.68.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 11 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 stocks with offers that were lower.

Scotia Group dominates with $83M on JSE

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In Thursday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange the prices of 3 stocks rose and 8 declined as 27 securities changed hands resulting in 8,283,873 shares trading valued at $115,640,825.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index inched up by 10.40 points to 70,492.27 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index moved up 11.64 points to close at 77,531.37, after being up by 1,658 points to 79,177.73 at 10.12 AM, in early trading, with Scotia Group traded as high as $21.70.
Gains| Only one stock gained at the end of trading, in the main market with National Commercial Bank trading 61,078 units to close with an increase of 40 cents at $18.
Firm| Stocks in the main market to close without a change in price are Berger Paints with 5,000 units to close at $1.65, Cable & Wireless 16,000 units to close at 29 cents, Caribbean Cement 6,820 shares to close at $2.20, Gleaner 163,282 units to close at$1.10, Jamaica Broilers with 23,170 shares in closing at $4.57, Kingston Wharves 650 units to close at $5.20, Pan Jamaican Investment 100,000 shares to close at $49, Proven Investments 280 units to close at 18 US cents, Radio Jamaica 2,814 units to close at $1.29 and Scotia Group with 4,310,653 units valued at $82,811,277 to close at $19. The bulk of the trades were conducted by stockbroker, Scotia Investments.
JSE sum -3-7-14Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 1,297 units to close at $2, and the Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share, 431,000 units to close at $3.02.
Declines| The stocks that declined in the main market are Carreras with 200,000 units while losing 75 cents to end at $34.50, Grace Kennedy with 100 shares, declined by $3.75 to $54.05, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 1,002,596 ordinary shares traded but the price declined 12 cents to $6.88, Jamaica Producers had 13,114 shares changing hands, the price declined by a cent to $18.24, Sagicor Group had 1,030,623 units changing hands to close 10 cents lower at $8.90, Scotia Investments with 7,800 units close 40 cents down to a new 52 weeks low of $21.10.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 8.32 points to close at 708.27 points as 8 stocks traded with 2 advancing and 2 declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market are General Accident Insurance with 147,000 units, closing with a gain of 3 cents at $1.40 and Lasco Manufacturing with 14,500 shares to close a cent higher at $1.06.
Firm Trades| Stocks in the junior market that traded to close at the same price as the day before are Access Financial Services with 1,925 units to close at $13.50, Blue Power with 100,000 shares to close at $9.01, Consolidated Bakeries with 458,761 units to end at 80 cents and Lasco Financial 10,000 shares to close at $1.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading are Lasco Distributors 169,410 shares, declined by 12 cents to $1.18 and Medical Disposables with 6,000 shares changing hands declined by 5 cents $2.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 4 stocks with the bids higher than the last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.

Market closes June on the up

In Monday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the prices of 10 stocks rose and only 4 declined as 23 securities changed hands, resulting in 3,003,461 units trading valued at $22,598,484.
JSE Sum30-6-14 Pic Main Market| The JSE Market Index rose 641.81 points to end at 70,738.58, last year June, the index stood at 86,853.91points and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index moved up by 717.65 points to close at 77,806.78 this compares with 88,043.02 points on the end of June last year. The junior market index was also much higher at the end of last year June than this year.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the main market are Caribbean Cement with 1,650 shares to close up 20 cents at $2.50, followed by Carreras with 2,815 units to add 50 cents in closing at $34, Grace Kennedy with 1,600 shares to gain 99 cents to close at $55, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 2,848 shares gained 10 cents to end at $6.80, Jamaica Producers with 2,732 units jumped $1.38 to hit $17, but it closed with a bid of $18.24 for 48012 shares, Mayberry Investments with 3,988 shares gained a cent and ended at $1.46, Pan Jamaican Investment traded 800 shares and was up 44 cents to end at $48.50, Scotia Investments with only 2,776 shares was up 45 cents to $22.10 and Supreme Ventures put in a volume of 232,603 units at 2 cents higher to close at $2.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in price are Jamaica Broilers with 78,178 units to close at $4.60, Sagicor Group with 1,994,932 shares, 1.976 million units of which were crosses by Pan Caribbean Securities with the price closing at $9 and Scotia Group with 34,540 units to close at $19.
Preference share| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 186,416 units to close at $2 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share lost a cent in closing at $3.02 with 164,004 units changing hands.
Declines| The number of stocks that declined in the main market are Kingston Wharves with 31,596 shares to close down 2 cents at $5, National Commercial Bank saw 5,509 units changing hands with the price slipping a cent to $18 and Sagicor Real Estate Fund lost 10 cents to close at $6 while trading 60,191 shares.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 0.70 points to close at 721.00 points compared with 801.30 points at the end of June 2013. Only 6 stocks traded with one advancing with no stock declining.
Gains| Medical Disposables with 43,000 units to close 10 cents higher at $2.05 was the only stock recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market.
Firm Trades| The stocks in the junior market that traded to close at the same price as the day before are Access Financial with 67,400 units to close at $13.50, Caribbean Producers with 8,891 shares traded at $2.70, Dolphin Cove with 256 shares to close at $8.50, Lasco Distributors 69,236 traded to close at $1.30
And Lasco Financial closed with 7,500 shares changing hands at $1.
Declines| There were no stock declining in the junior market at the end of trading.
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 4 stocks with offers that were lower.

Grace, Sagicor & NCB dominate trades

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On another day when stock broker Scotia Investment was involved in the sale of large trades in Grace Kennedy valued at $82,709,830, National Commercial Bank with a value of $43,035,978 and Sagicor Group with a value of $41,176,293, the volume continues on a high note. In today’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange Mayberry Investments and Scotia Investments hit new 52 weeks lows at $1.45 and $22 respectively, for Mayberry it also it is the lowest price since it was listed on the exchange back in 2005. In trading activities elsewhere the prices of 5 stocks rose and 7 declined with only 16 securities changing hands resulting in 9,181,583 shares trading valued at $172,160,099.
jse sum 19-6-14Main Market| The JSE Market Index fell by 277.89 points to 69,662.9 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index lost 310.73 points to close at 76,603.98.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the main market are Cable & Wireless with 145,500 units changing hands gained 3 cents to close at 30 cents, Caribbean Cement 3,386 to close with an increase of 15 cents to close at $2.25 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 5,000 shares to gain a cent in closing at $6.61.
Firm| There were only stocks in the main market to close without a change in price as Grace Kennedy saw trading in 1,531,645 shares valued and closed at $54, Jamaica Broilers with only 1,864 units to end at $4.57, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 40,765 units to close at $6.09 and Scotia Group with 132,799 shares valued at $2,543,287, closed at $19.20.
Declines| The number of stocks that declined in the main market are Carreras with 11,958 while losing 44 cents to end at $33.51, Kingston Wharves with 6,802 shares to close 5 cents down at $5, Mayberry Investments with 25,000 units closed with a 5 cents fall at $1.45, National Commercial Bank with 2,487,460 units and closed 5 cents down at $18.50 with the vast majority trading around $17.20, Sagicor Group traded 4,672,227 units to close with a loss of 10 cents at $8.80 and Scotia Investments with 83,647 shares with a $1.10 loss at $22.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index advanced by 7.95 points to close at 718.10 as only 3 stocks traded with2 advancing and 1declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market are Lasco Financial traded 1,530 shares to close with a gain of 2 cents at $1.15 and Lasco Manufacturing gained 7 cents to close at $1.12 with 30,000 units.
Firm Trades| There were no stocks in the junior market stocks that traded to close at the same price as the day before.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading are Medical Disposables with only 2,000 closed with a 5 cents loss at $1.95, the lowest price since it was listed but still above the IPO price of $1.83.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 7 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 6 stocks with offers that were lower.

Market records more gains

In Thursday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange the prices of 10 stocks rose, 5 declined as 25 securities traded resulting in only 1,688,152 shares changing hands valued at a mere $4,985,668.
JSE 29-5-14sumMain Market| 6 companies in the main market recorded gains following yesterday’s moderate recovery, 4 declined with the indices recording moderate gains as the JSE Market Index rose 462 points to 70,857.65 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index recovered 516.61 points to close at 77,939.93.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the main market are Cable & Wireless with 230,108 units changing hands with a cent increase to close at 28 cents, Caribbean Cement 14,250 shares to close up by 34 cents at $2.85, Carreras 500 shares to close with a gain of 50 cents to $34, Desnoes & Geddes 100 shares to close at $4.45 with a 15 cents gain, Grace Kennedy with 6,600 units closed at $54.01, just a cent ahead of the previous day’s close and Scotia Investments 17,000 shares to close with an increase of $2.49 to end at $25.49.
Firm| There were only 5 stocks in the main market to close without a change in price with Jamaica Broilers trading 18,000 shares in closing at $4.75, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 25,000 units and closed at $7, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share, traded 50,000 units and closed at $2 and the 8.75% preference share 152,194 units and closed at $3.03 as National Commercial Bank put in 32,397 units and closed at $17.50.
Declines| The number of stocks that declined in the main market are Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.50% preference share with 10,000 units as the price closed with a loss of a cent to end at $3.50, followed by Mayberry Investments with 428,310 shares as the price closed at $1.65 with a 6 cents decline for a new 52 weeks low, Sagicor Group with 12,555 shares to close at $8.90 for a 10 cents drop and Scotia Group 37,016 units as the price ended at $19 with a fall of 30 cents.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index rose by 2.74 points to close at 723.04 as 10 stocks traded with 4 advancing and one declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market are Blue Power with 10,202 units to close at $9.10 with an increase of 9 cents, Caribbean Producers with 30,388 units changing hands to close at $2.75 for 10 cents gain, Lasco Financial 5,915 shares as the price rose 2 cents to end at $1.15 and Lasco Manufacturing with 313,059 units to close at $1.10 with a 5 cents gain.
Firm Trades| 5 stocks in the junior market traded to close at the same price as the day before with Cargo Handlers trading 4,227 units to close at$14.01, Derrimon Trading with 20,450 units to finish at $2.28, Dolphin Cove 1,500 shares to close at $8.50, Lasco Distributors exchanging 126,839 shares to close at $1.35 and Medical Disposables closing with 121,542 shares at $2.
Declines| Jamaican Teas with 20,000 shares changing hands while losing 28 cents as the price settled at $3.21 was the only stock declining in the junior market at the end of trading.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 5 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 5 stocks with offers that were lower.

Market enjoys small recovery

In today’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange the prices of 6 stocks rose and 8 declined compared with to 5 advancing to 14 falling on the previous trading day. Overall 26 securities traded resulting in 6,005,633 shares trading valued at $34,810,227.
JSE 28-5-14sumMain Market| 4 companies in the main market increased and 6 declined as the indices moved up marginally with the JSE Market Index inching up by 118.63 points to 70,395.65 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index advanced by 132.65 points to close at 77,423.32.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the main market are Grace Kennedy with 73,961 shares to close with a gain of 50 cents at $54, Kingston Wharves with 500 units changing hands and closed at $5.04 with a 4 cents gain, Sagicor Group with 12,380 shares in closing at $9 for a gain of 25 cents and Scotia Group 229,226 units to close at $19.30, up by 30 cents.
Firm| There were only 8 stocks in the main market to close without a change in price are Desnoes & Geddes 106,929 shares closing at $4.30, Gleaner with 1,000 units in closing at $1.10, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share with 1,294,783 units in closing at $3.03, Kingston Properties 264,965 shares with the price closing at $3.50, Mayberry Investments 62,000 shares while closing at $1.71, Pan Jamaican Investment with 63,526 shares closing at $48.20, Sagicor Real Estate Fund 31,700 units to close at $6.50 and Supreme Ventures 51,000 shares as the price finished at $2.01.
Declines| The number of stocks that declined in the main market are Berger Paints with 117,000 units and closed at $1.66 for a one cent gain, Cable & Wireless 1,185,108 shares to close down 3 cents at 27 cents, Caribbean Cement 4,607 shares as the price dipped 49 cents in closing at $2.51, Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 2,112,342 units to close down 10 cents at $7, National Commercial Bank with 47,985 units to end with a 50 cents decline at $17.50 and Seprod with 72,214 units changing hands at 30 cents lower at $10.50.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index gained by 11.66 points to close at720.30 as 8 stocks traded with 2 advancing and 2 declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market are Dolphin Cove with 2,000 at $8.50 with a gain of 40 cents at the end and Lasco Manufacturing that traded 42,000 units to close at $1.05, up by 5 cents.
Firm Trades| 4 stocks in the junior market stocks that traded to close at the same price as the day before with Access Financial trading 5,000 units at $12, Caribbean Producers with 24,955 units at $2.65
General Accident Insurance 122,372 units at $1.50 and Medical Disposables 3,800 units at $2.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading are Lasco Distributors with 71,280 shares to close with a 5 cents fall to $1.35 and Lasco Financial with only 3,000 shares as the price closed at $1.13 and was off by 2 cents.
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.

Main indices up but junior eases

In Tuesday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange the prices of 8 stocks rose, 11 declined as 31 securities traded resulting in 7,099,320 shares changing hands valued at $45,025,458.
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Main Market| Seven (7) companies in the main market rose, 5 declined as the indices moved up with the JSE Market Index gaining 526.88 points to 73,019.48 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index moving up 589.14 points to close at 80,357.22.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the main market are Carreras trading 60,623 shares to close with a gain of 75 cents at $34.75, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 5,000 units to close at $7.40 with a 10 cents gain, Radio Jamaica with 4,462 shares to close with a gain of a cent at $1.29, Sagicor Group with 534,732 units to close with a gain of 20 cents at $9.35, Sagicor Real Estate Fund 119,402 shares to close 20 cents higher at $6.50, Scotia Group 357,781 units to close at $19.70 as the price rose by 19 cents and Scotia Investments 9,780 shares to close with a gain of $1.40 at $24.50.
Firm| 7 main market stocks closed without a change in price as Berger Paints with 7,899 shares closed at $1.67, Cable & Wireless with 1,076,240 units closed at 30 cents, Jamaica Broilers 482,878 shares to close at $4.71, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share 75,000 units and closed at $2, Jamaica Producers 5,201 shares to close at $18.26, Kingston Wharves 8,106 units as the price closed at $5.75 and Mayberry Investments 2,040 shares to close at $1.75.
Declines| The stocks that declined in the main market are Caribbean Cement with 3,036 shares trading while losing 10 cents to end at $3.50, Desnoes & Geddes with 3,002,000 shares in closing at $4.40 for a 9 cents loss, Grace Kennedy 14,320 units to close at $55 with a loss of $1.50, National Commercial Bank 512,600 shares to close at $17.75, down by 35 cents, and Seprod with 40,667 units in closing at $10.75 for a 50 cents decline.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 2.45 points to close at 733.19 as 12 stocks traded with 1 advancing and 6 declining.
Gains| Blue Power traded 200,000 shares to close 9 cents higher at $9.10 as was the only junior market stock to rise.
Firm Trades| Stocks in the junior market stocks that traded to close at the same price as the day before are Access Financial with 24,575 units changing hands to close at $11.50, AMG Packaging with 5,558 units at $3.49, Derrimon Trading with 286,000 shares to close at $2.28, Knutsford Express traded 3,020 units to close at $5.17 and Lasco Distributors 41,000 units in closing at $1.35.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading are Cargo Handlers with 220 units at $14.31 with a fall of 4 cents, Caribbean Cream with 12,530 units to close with a fall of 7 cents at 72 cents, Caribbean Producers with 32,900 shares to close at $2.99 with an fall of 11 cents, Dolphin Cove 19,700 units at $8.10 for a 10 cents decline, Lasco Manufacturing 128,850 shares to end with a fall of 14 cents at $1 and Medical Disposables with 23,200 units in closing at $2 for a 4 cents fall.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 8 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 8 stocks with offers that were lower.

Market on rebounds

In Monday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange the market rebounded when measured by the main market indices but the junior market index slipped. At the close, the IC bid-offer Indicator was flashing a strong signal of further rebound in prices. The main market indices recorded gains as the prices of 8 stocks rose and 11 declined with 28 securities traded in both markets resulting in 53,344,226 units changing hands valued at $30,050,258. C2W Music had one trade of 50,895,843 units valued at $21.37 million.
JSE sum12-5-14Main Market| AT the end of trading the JSE Market Index rose by 466.57 points to 72,492.60 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index gained 521.70 points to close at 79,768.08 as all 8 stocks to rise came from this market while 5 declined.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the main market are Caribbean Cement, trading 54,218 shares to close with a gain of 10 cents at $3.60, Carreras gained 35 cents to close at $34 with 1,000 units changing hands, Grace Kennedy traded 2,306 units to close at $56.50 with 50 cents gain, National Commercial Bank closed with 26,424 shares changing hands as the price close at $18.10 with a 10 cents gain but it traded as low as $17.16 before recovering towards the end of trading. Sagicor Group exchanged 62,900 units in closing 15 cents higher at $9.15, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 42,500 units at 30 cents higher in closing at $6.30, Scotia Group put in only 14,288 shares to end a cent higher at $19.51 and Seprod gained 70 cents with 5,000 units to close at $11.25 after the company reported increased profit in the quarter to March with a 50 percent increase to $473 million or 77 cents per share from operating revenue increase, of only 4 percent.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without change in price are Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share with 160,000 units to close at $3.03, Mayberry Investments with 18,858 shares while closing at $1.71, Pan Jamaican Investment with 10,800 shares while closing at $48.06, Proven Investments 67,200 units to close at 18US cents and Proven Investments 8% preference share 1,850 units to close at $5.09.
Declines| The stocks that declined in the main market are Desnoes & Geddes with 35,559 units while losing a cent to end at $4.49, Jamaica Broilers 62,900 units in closing at $4.71, down 9 cents, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 13,113 shares to close at $7.30 with a cent off, Jamaica Stock Exchange 925 units in closing at $1.95 as the price eased 5 cents and Kingston Wharves 8,300 shares to close 24 cents lower at $5.75.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 10.60 points to close at 735.64 as 10 stocks traded with none recording a price gain and 6 declining.
Firm Trades| The stocks trading in the junior market to close at the same price as the day before are Access Financial with 121,400 units to close at $11.50, Caribbean Cream with 1,250 units to close at 79 cents, Consolidated Bakeries with 3,000 shares in closing at $1.10 and Lasco Distributors with 1,357,149 shares to close at $1.35.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading are AMG Packaging trading 1,000 units at $3.49 as the price slipped a cent, C2W Music with 50,895,843 shares as the price lost 3 cents to end at 42 cents, KLE Group with 138,703 as the price eased by a cent for a new 52 weeks low of 93 cents, Lasco Financial 69,751 shares at 12 cents lower to end at $1.08, Lasco Manufacturing 102,884 shares as it closed at $1.14 for a 6 cents decline and Medical Disposables with 65,105 units to close with a cent off at $2.04.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 12 stocks with the bid higher than the last selling price and 7 stocks with offers that were lower.

Very moderate market movement

There was very moderate activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange at the close of the trading week as the prices of 10 stocks rose and 8 declined as only 25 securities traded in a very slow market session resulting in 1,571,377 shares trading valued at a mere $8,273,649.
JSE sum 2-5-14Main Market| Six companies in the main and US dollar markets advanced and 6 declined as the indices moved down moderately with the JSE Market Index inching down by 6.80 points to 74,592.23 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite index shedding just 7.60 points to close at 82,115.83.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the main market are Kingston Wharves with 9,534 shares to close with a gain of 48 cents at $5.99, National Commercial Bank gained 10 cents to close at $18.10 with 9,100 units changing hands, Proven Investments ordinary share, with 8,570 units to close up 0.02 us cents at 18 US cents, Sagicor Group 18,000 units closing at $9.80 for a 30 cents gain, Salada Foods 5,000 shares to close at $8 as the price gained 50 cents and Scotia Investments with only 700 shares to end at $23.10 for a gain of 10 cents.
Firm| There were only 4 stocks in the main market to close without a change in price as Cable & Wireless with 43,699 shares closed at 40 cents, Carreras with 5,000 units closed at $33.56, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 500,000 and closed at $2 and Proven Investments 8% preference share with 381,800 units closed at $5.07.
Declines| The stocks declining in the main market are Gleaner with 2,500 shares while falling a cent to close at $1.10, Grace Kennedy lost $1.49 to end at $56.51 with 1,600 shares, Jamaica Broilers exchanged 20,538 units to close down a cent at $4.85. Pan Jamaican Investment 10,529 shares to end 55 cents lower at $49.05, Scotia Group had 110,308 units at $20.50 at the close as the price shed 12 cents and Supreme Ventures 3,800 shares to close with a 5 cents decline at $2.05.
Junior Market| The JSE Junior Market Index declined by 8.14 points to close at 751.34 as 9 stocks traded with 4 advancing and only 2 declining.
Gains| Stocks recording gains at the end of trading in the junior market are AMG Packaging that traded 5,560 units to close at $3.50, up by a cent, Access Financial with 72,600 units to close at $11.50 with a gain of $1.50, Caribbean Cream 3,000 units to close at 79 cents with a 4 cents increase and Caribbean Producers with 90,000 units in closing at $3, up 2 cents.
Firm Trades| The 3 stocks in the junior market traded to close at the same price as the day before are Blue Power with 3,400 shares in closing at $9.01, Lasco Financial 3,000 shares while closing at $1.20 and Medical Disposables 94,700 units, closing at $2.04.
Declines| Stocks declining in the junior market at the end of trading are General Accident with 2,000 units a $1.60, down 10 cents and Lasco Manufacturing with 166,439 shares to end down by 10 cents at $1.10.
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 4 stocks with offers that were lower.

New products for Medical Disposables

Medical Disposables & Supplies has advised the  Jamaica Stock Exchange that they have entered into a distribution agreement with Denk Pharma.

The company indicates that Denk Pharma is a premium Pharmaceutical manufacturer since 1948 with headquarters in Munchen, Germany. Denk has maintained a presence in Jamaica for 16 years and has appointed the company as a co-distributor for its entire product range islandwide.

DenkPharmaMedical Disposables & Supplies was listed on the Junior Market in December last year after a successful IPO.

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