Most JSE USD stocks rose on Thursday

Trading on Thursday, ended with the volume of shares changing hands slipping 53 percent with 71 percent lower value than Wednesday, at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in far more stocks rising than falling.
Trading ended with seven securities changing hands, compared to nine on Wednesday with prices of four rising, one declining and two holding firm.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 1.16 points to end at 200.07.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.6. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year up to August 2022.
Overall, 185,440 shares traded for US$13,723 compared to 397,370 units at US$47,370 on Wednesday.
Trading averaged 26,491 units at US$1,960, compared to 44,152 shares at US$5,263 on Wednesday and month to date averaging 77,951 shares at US$7,312 versus 81,287 units at US$7,659 on the prior day. December ended with an average of 439,975 units for US$68,382.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ending with a bid higher than the last selling price and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share increased 0.1 of a cent to 6.99 US cents while trading 31,191 shares, Proven Investments rallied 1.75 cents to 22.75 US cents after 26,155 stock units changed hands, Sterling Investments remained at 2.1 US cents while exchanging 10,000 stocks. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share gained 0.25 of a cent to close at 12.95 US cents after trading 2,346 units and Transjamaican Highway shed 0.02 of a cent in closing at 0.83 of one US cent in swapping of 113,477 stocks.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 5.75% popped 7 cents to US$2.09, with 2,000 stock units crossing the market and JMMB Group 6% finished at US$1.15 in an exchange of 271 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Massy Holdings list on JSE with no trades

Massy Holdings shares were listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market on Thursday with no trading in the stock, but it closed with demand for 29,304 with 166 orders, with the highest bid at $2,801 for 137 shares and the lowest tradable at $1,500, there was no stock on offer at the close. The reference price to start trading was set at $2,643.08.
In the overall market, the volume of shares trading was 58 percent less and the value 28 percent higher than on Wednesday as rising stocks exceeded those declining after 55 securities traded, similar to Wednesday, with 22 rising, 16 declining and 17 ending unchanged.
The All Jamaican Composite Index popped 3,072.13 points to settle at 439,587.18, the JSE Main Index advanced 1,670.70 points to 397,169.87 and the JSE Financial Index gained 0.53 points to close at 98.02.
The PE Ratio, a formula for computing appropriate stock values, averages 16.4 The PE ratio for the JSE Main and USD Market closing quotes are based on ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2022.
Overall, 9,854,246 shares were exchanged for $213,910,310 versus 23,550,929 units at $167,256,472 on Wednesday. Sagicor Select Financial Fund led trading with 23 percent of total volume with a transfer of 2.27 million shares followed by Kingston Wharves, 18.3 percent with 1.81 million units and Transjamaican Highway, 13.6 percent, with 1.34 million units changing hands.
Trading averages 179,168 units at $3,889,278, compared to 428,199 shares at $3,041,027 previously traded and month to date, an average of 205,968 units at $1,937,351, against 207,506 units at $1,825,288 on Wednesday. December closed with an average of 479,143 units at $6,686,322.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows eleven stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Berger Paints rose 60 cents to $13 with 32,429 shares changing hands, Caribbean Cement rallied $1.71 to end at $71.20 in an exchange of 18,690 units, Caribbean Producers popped $1.57 to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $17.80 in trading 426,694 stock units. Eppley fell $1.45 to settle at $35 with the swapping of 2,337 stocks, First Rock Capital rose $1.63 to $12 with an exchange of 97,500 shares, GraceKennedy gained 50 cents to close at $102.50 after 30,325 stocks crossed the market. Guardian Holdings declined $4.35 in closing at $533 after 248 units switched owners, Jamaica Stock Exchange rallied $1.03 to $16.86 with a transfer of 4,647 stock units, JMMB Group gained 30 cents after ending at $39.50 with the swapping of 734,028 shares. Margaritaville fell $3 to $23 with 1,111 stocks changing hands, Mayberry Investments rallied 64 cents to $7.85 in transferring 4,183 shares, NCB Financial popped $6 to finish at $133, with 580,328 units crossing the exchange. PanJam Investment rose 50 cents to $65.50 in trading 213 units, Proven Investments declined $1.20 to end at $32 with 17,120 stock units crossing the market, Sagicor Group advanced $1.39 to $53.90 after an exchange of 17,121 shares. Seprod shed $1 to close at $60 in transferring 13,140 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments rallied 50 cents to $16 with 102,082 stocks clearing the market, Sygnus Real Estate Finance advanced $2.23 to $18.25 in switching ownership of 100 units and Wisynco Group lost 30 cents to end at $17.50 with 389,966 stock units crossing the market.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 7.25% shed 34 cents in closing at $3.24 with 23 shares changing hands and Productive Business Solutions 9.75% preference share gained $12 to settle at a 52 weeks’ high of $120 after trading a mere 8 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Pullback for JSE Main Market

Market activity ended on Wednesday with the volume of shares declining 23 percent and the value 34 percent lower than on Tuesday at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market as rising stocks were marginally less than those declining, pushing the market indices into a fall.
The All Jamaican Composite Index dropped 3,169.31 points to 436,515.05, the JSE Main Index fell 2,739.24 points to settle at 395,499.17 and the JSE Financial Index shed 1.10 points to close at 97.49.
Trading ended with 55 securities, as was the case on Tuesday, with 17 rising, 18 declining and 20 ending unchanged.
The PE Ratio, a formula for computing appropriate stock values, averages 16.2. The PE ratio for the JSE Main and USD Market closing quotes are based on ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2022.
Overall, 23,550,929 shares were exchanged for $167,256,472 down from 30,430,391 units at $253,596,547 on Tuesday. Wigton Windfarm dominated trading with 67.7 of total volume after transferring 15.95 million shares followed by Jamaica Broilers, 6.8 percent with 1.61 million units and QWI Investments with 4.4 percent after an exchange of 1.05 million units.
Trading averages 428,199 units at $3,041,027, compared to 553,280 shares at $4,610,846 on Tuesday and month to date, an average of 207,506 units at $1,825,288, compared to 194,064 units at $1,751,240 on the previous day. December closed with an average of 479,143 units at $6,686,322.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows ten stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Berger Paints fell 59 cents to $12.40 with 89,460 units clearing the market, Caribbean Producers shed 72 cents in closing at $16.23 after 171,442 stock units changed hands. Eppley rose $1.45 to end at $36.45 in switching ownership of 590 stocks, First Rock Capital lost 63 cents to close at $10.37 with the swapping of 24,812 shares, Guardian Holdings dropped $10.65 to end at $537.35 in trading 87 units. Jamaica Broilers gained 50 cents in closing at $27.50 with 1,610,187 shares changing hands, Jamaica Producers lost 32 cents after ending at $22.68 in transferring 1,574 units, Jamaica Stock Exchange fell $1.67 to close at $15.83 in exchanging 126,376 shares. Margaritaville popped $1 to end at $26 in switching ownership of 3,266 units, Mayberry Investments declined 69 cents after ending at $7.21 and trading 9,074 stocks, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy rallied $3 to close at $100 with an exchange of 3,228 stock units. NCB Financial declined $5 to end at $127 with the swapping of 594,363 units, 138 Student Living traded 662 shares and gained 40 cents to land at $4.20, PanJam Investment advanced $2 in closing at $65 after 759 stock units crossed the exchange, Sygnus Credit Investments rose 62 cents to $15.50 with a transfer of 234,060 stocks and Sygnus Real Estate Finance fell $2.23 to $16.02 with the swapping of 2,124 shares.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 7.25% advanced 50 cents in closing at $3.58 with 300 stock units crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading picks up on the JSE USD market

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Trading on Wednesday, on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market with the volume of shares changing hands rising 227 percent, with 1071 percent higher value than on Tuesday, resulting in a three way split in stocks rising, falling and those closing unchanged.
Nine securities traded compared to six on Tuesday, with stocks rising, declining and ending unchanged sharing three each. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index rose 0.62 points to end at 198.91.
PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.5.
The market’s PE ratios are computed using ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year up to August 2022.
Overall, 397,370 shares traded for US$47,370 compared to 121,697 units at US$4,044 on Tuesday. Trading averages 44,152 units at US$5,263, compared to 20,283 shares at US$674 on the previous day and the month to date averages 81,287 shares at US$7,659 versus 84,663 units at US$7,876 on Tuesday. December ended with an average of 439,975 units for US$68,382.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and one stock with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share ended at 6.89 US cents with 38 shares crossing the exchange, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy fell 4.2 cents to end at US$1.20 in an exchange of 20 stocks, Proven Investments popped 0.45 of one cent to close at 21 US cents in switching ownership of 186,658 units. Sterling Investments ended at 2.1 US cents in exchanging 232 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share climbed 0.4 of a cent in ending at 12.7 US cents after 6,350 stock units crossed the market, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share shed 0.3 of a cent to 13.5 US cents after exchanging 1,463 stocks and Transjamaican Highway advanced 0.02 of a cent after ending at 0.85 of one US cent in trading 200,000 units.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share remained at US$1.999 after trading 9 shares and JMMB Group 5.75% dropped 12 cents to close at US$2.02 with an exchange of 2,600 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading jumps on JSE Main Market

Market activity surged on Tuesday leading to the volume of shares trading, 319 percent higher than on Monday as funds passing through the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market climbed 262 percent and led to rising stocks exceeding those declining.
The All Jamaican Composite Index rose 401.94 points to 439,684.36, the JSE Main Index advanced 1,224.58 points to 398,238.41 and the JSE Financial Index popped 0.14 points to settle at 98.59.
Trading ended with 55 securities compared to 54 on Monday, with 22 rising, 17 declining and 16 ending unchanged.
The PE Ratio, a formula used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 16.3. The PE ratio for the JSE Main and USD Markets closing quotes uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year ending up to August 2022.
Overall, 30,430,391 shares were exchanged for $253,596,547 versus 7,262,470 units at $70,112,586 on Monday. Stanley Motta led trading with 33.2 percent of total volume after exchanging 10.10 million shares followed by Wigton Windfarm, 20.8 percent, with 6.32 million units, Community & Workers Credit Union, controlled 10.8 percent, with 3.29 million units, Transjamaican Highway contributed 9.5 percent in trading 2.9 million units, Sagicor Select Financial Fund held 6.4 percent, with 1.93 million units and QWI Investments accounted for 4.5 percent with a transfer of 1.37 million units.
Trading averages 553,280 units at $4,610,846, on Tuesday, compared to 134,490 shares at $1,298,381 on Monday and month to date, an average of 194,064 units at $1,751,240, versus 170,766 units at $1,565,770 on the previous day. December closed with an average of 479,143 units at $6,686,322.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows nine stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close, Barita Investments shed $1.01 in closing at $93.40 in trading 12,221 shares, Berger Paints gained 47 cents to close at $12.99 with an exchange of 17,798 stock units, Caribbean Producers popped 45 cents to end at $16.95 with 258,740 units clearing the market. Eppley declined $1.50 to $35 after exchanging 2,768 stocks, Eppley Caribbean Property Fund declined $4.20 after ending at $37.80 with 364 stock units crossing the market,  GraceKennedy advanced $4.20 to close at $102 in an exchange of 1,212,428 shares. Guardian Holdings climbed $18 to $548 with the swapping of 7,203 units, Jamaica Broilers fell 85 cents to $27 in switching ownership of 79,848 shares, Jamaica Producers rose $1 after ending at $23 with 6,401 stocks clearing the market. Jamaica Stock Exchange rallied 75 cents in closing at $17.50 with 2,515 stock units changing hands, JMMB Group gained 35 cents after ending at $39.10 in trading 117,087 shares, Kingston Wharves popped $2.29 to $41.60 with the swapping of 157,619 units. Margaritaville advanced $3 to $25 with a transfer of 100 stocks, NCB Financial rallied $4 to close at $132 in switching ownership of 88,589 stock units, Palace Amusement lost 55 cents to end at $945 after crossing the exchange with 15 shares. PanJam Investment fell $1.70 to close at $63 in transferring 229,652 stock units, Sagicor Group shed $1.60 in ending at $52.40 after exchanging 16,237 shares, Scotia Group fell $1.10 to $34.50 with the swapping of 90,700 units. Seprod lost $1 to end at $61 with 17,617 stocks changing hands and Stanley Motta lost 34 cents in closing at $5.50 after trading 10,097,550 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Falling prices dominate JSE USD market

Trading on Tuesday ended with the volume of shares changing hands declining 85 percent with a 96 percent fall in value than on Monday, at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in more stocks declining than rising.
Trading ended with six securities changing hands, similar to Monday, with the price of one rising, four falling and one ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 2.33 points to end at 198.06. The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.5. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year up to August 2022.
Overall, 121,697 shares traded, for US$4,044 in contrast to 805,542 units at US$92,182 on Monday. Trading averaged 20,283 units at US$674, down from 134,257 shares at US$15,364 previously and month to date averages 84,663 shares at US$7,876 versus 88,816 units at US$8,341 on Monday. December ended with an average of 439,975 units for US$68,382.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with a bid higher than their last selling prices and four stocks with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share fell 0.04 of a cent in closing at 6.89 US cents after exchanging 200 shares, Proven Investments shed 1.45 cents to end at 20.55 US cents, with 13,320 units changing hands, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share lost 0.69 of a cent to close at 12.3 US cents in trading just one stock unit and Transjamaican Highway declined 0.06 of a cent to end at 0.83 of one US cent trading 107,900 stocks.
In the preference segmentEppley 6% remained at 98 US cents in an exchange of 26 units and JMMB Group 6% gained 10 cents after ending at US$1.15 trading 250 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Winners beat losers 2 to 1 on JSE USD Market

Trading on Monday ended with the volume of shares changing hands declining 57 percent with 72 percent lower value than on Friday, but the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market closed with twice the number of stocks rising than falling.
Similar to trading on Friday six securities changed hands, with four rising and two declining. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 0.67 points to end at 200.39.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.6. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year up to August 2022.
A total of 805,542 shares traded for US$92,182, down from 1,856,215 units at US$329,297 on Friday.
Trading averaged 134,257 units at US$15,364, compared to 309,369 shares at US$54,883 on Friday and month to date an average of 88,816 shares at US$8,341 versus 85,682 units at US$7,857 on the previous day. December ended with an average of 439,975 units for US$68,382.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ending with a bid higher than the last selling price and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share advanced 0.38 of a cent to end at 6.93 US cents after exchanging 56 shares, Margaritaville dropped 2.94 cents at 12.01 US cents and closed with 68 stock units changing hands, Proven Investments declined 1 cent in closing at 22 US cents after trading 417,536 stocks. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share popped 1.49 cents to 12.99 US cents, with 7,696 units clearing the market with, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share gained 1.8 cents to close at 13.8 US cents in exchanging 272 stock units and Transjamaican Highway rose 0.03 of a cent in ending at 0.89 of one US cents trading 379,914 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading drops on the JSE Main Market

Market activity ended on Monday with the volume of shares trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market ending 53 percent less and the value 82 percent lower than on Friday, leading to mild gains in the market indices.
The All Jamaican Composite Index popped 24.71 points to close at 439,282.42, the JSE Main Index advanced 872.48 points to 397,013.83 and the JSE Financial Index rallied 0.83 points to close at 98.45.
Trading ended with 54 securities compared to 53 on Friday, with 16 rising, 21 declining and 17 ending unchanged.
The PE Ratio, a formula for computing appropriate stock values, averages 16.4. The PE ratio for the JSE Main and USD Market closing quotes are based on ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2022.
Overall, 7,262,470 shares were exchanged for $70,112,586 versus 15,537,794 units at $392,213,675 on Friday. Transjamaican Highway led trading with 22.8 percent of total volume in transferring 1.66 million shares followed by QWI Investments, 14.3 percent with 1.04 million units and Sagicor Select Manufacturing & Distribution Fund with 9.7 percent after trading 704,301 units.
Trading averages 134,490 units at $1,298,381, compared to 293,166 shares at $7,400,258 on Friday and month to date, an average of 170,766 units at $1,565,770, compared to 173,233 units at $1,583,955 on the prior trading day. December closed with an average of 479,143 units at $6,686,322.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 12 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Barita Investments gained 56 cents to end at $94.41 with 7,429 shares clearing the market, Berger Paints lost 48 cents in closing at $12.52 in exchanging 500 units, Caribbean Cement shed 80 cents to end at $69.50 with a transfer of 13,739 stock units. Eppley rose 75 cents to $36.50 trading 433 stocks, Eppley Caribbean Property Fund rallied 42 cents to $42 after 1,306 shares crossed the market, First Rock Capital advanced 66 cents to $10.91 with the swapping of 5,750 stocks. Guardian Holdings popped $9 to $530 after an exchange of 1,207 units, Jamaica Producers shed $1 to end at $22 in switching ownership of 2,917 stock units, Jamaica Stock Exchange fell $1.05 to finish at $16.75 after trading 13,768 units. JMMB Group shed 75 cents in closing at $38.75 with 21,460 stocks changing hands, Kingston Wharves declined $2.69 to $39.31 with the swapping of 5,000 shares, Margaritaville advanced $1.80 to $22 in trading 99 units. Mayberry Investments gained 30 cents to close at $7.90 with a transfer of 3,396 stocks, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy declined $3 to end at $97 in an exchange of 335 stock units, Palace Amusement dropped $4.45 in closing at $945.55 with 62 shares clearing the market. PanJam Investment fell $1.30 to close at $64.70 after 501,222 units crossed the market, Salada Foods lost 33 cents to settle at $6.60 in switching ownership of 20,250 stock units, Scotia Group rose 60 cents to end at $35.60 in an exchange of 18,244 units and Supreme Ventures shed 60 cents to end at $17.20 in trading 59,053 stocks.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 7.25% gained 30 cents in closing at $3.08 with an exchange of 7,070 shares.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Big Jump in trading for JSE USD market

Trading on Friday, ended with the volume of shares changing hands rising after trading tenfold and the value climbing fifty times trading on Thursday, at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market and resulting in a mild slippage in the market index.
Trading ended with six securities changing hands, compared to seven on Thursday with prices of two rising, two declining and two ending unchanged. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 1.52 points to end at 201.06.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values averages 12.8. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year up to August 2022.
Overall, 1,856,215 shares traded, for US$329,297 compared to 165,073 units at US$6,369 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 309,369 units at US$54,883up from 23,582 shares at US$910 on Thursday and for the month to date an average of 85,682 shares at US$7,857 versus 69,113 units at US$4,373 on Thursday. December ended with an average of 439,975 units for US$68,382.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with the bid higher than the last selling price and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share fell 0.38 od one cent to end at 6.55 US cents in trading 401,918 shares, Proven Investments shed 0.9 of a cents after ending at 23 US cents, with 1,295,052 units crossing the exchange, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share declined half a cent to close at 11.5 US cents, with 17,436 stocks changing hands. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share ended unchanged at 12 US cents in exchanging 965 stock units and Transjamaican Highway rallied 0.03 of a cent in closing at 0.86 US cents in exchanging 136,086 units.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% advanced 4 cents to US$1.05 with an exchange of 4,758 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading jumps on JSE Main Market

Trading jumped sharply on the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main on Friday with the volume of shares changing hands rising 108 percent and the value surging 490 percent higher than on Thursday and resulted in gains for the market as rising stocks exceeded those declining by on a three to two basis.
The All Jamaican Composite Index rallied 2,342.25 points to close at 439,257.71, the JSE Main Index advanced 1,269.54 points to 396,141.35 and the JSE Financial Index rose 0.19 points to end at 97.62. Trading ended with 53 securities versus 57 on Thursday, with 26 rising, 16 declining and 11 ending unchanged.
The PE Ratio, a formula used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 16.5. The PE ratio for the JSE Main and USD Market closing quotes are based on ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2022.
A total of, 15,537,794 shares traded for $392,213,675, steeply up on 7,459,557 units at $66,420,714 on Thursday. JMMB Group led trading with 40.5 percent of total volume with a transfer of 6.29 million shares followed by Wigton Windfarm, 23.7 percent with 3.68 million units and Sagicor Select Financial Fund, 7.4 percent after 1.15 million units changed hands.
Trading averages 293,166 units at $7,400,258, compared to 130,869 shares at $1,165,276 on Thursday and month to date, an average of 173,233 units at $1,583,955, up from 164,655 units at $1,167,944 on Thursday. December closed with an average of 479,143 units at $6,686,322.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows nine stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Caribbean Cement lost 69 cents to close at $70.30 in exchanging 53,355 stock units, Caribbean Producers advanced $1.34 to a record high of $16.74 with the swapping of 544,371 stocks, Eppley Caribbean Property Fund rallied 58 cents to $41.58 in switching ownership of 927 units. GraceKennedy shed $1 to end at $98 with a transfer of 101,725 shares, Guardian Holdings rose $1 to $521 after 25,540 stock units crossed the market, Jamaica Broilers advanced $1.43 to close at $27.98 with 15,666 units changing hands. Jamaica Producers popped $1 in closing at $23 after an exchange of 8,358 shares, JMMB Group advanced $1.60 to $39.50 in trading 6,286,464 shares, Kingston Wharves shed 75 cents to end at $42 with 5,079 stocks clearing the market. Mayberry Jamaican Equities rose 77 cents to finish at $9.28 in switching ownership of 2,050 units, NCB Financial climbed $2.40 to close at $128 with the swapping of 462,259 stock units, 138 Student Living gained 53 cents after ending at $4.66 and exchanging 1,175 shares. PanJam Investment rallied $1.50 in closing at $66 in trading 510,923 shares, Portland JSX rose $1.20 to $9 in switching ownership of 800 units, Proven Investments gained 57 cents to settle at $33.49 with an exchange of 6,791 stocks. Scotia Group popped 44 cents to close at $35 after 111,106 stock units crossed the market, Stanley Motta gained 59 cents after ending at $5.84 with an exchange of 2,632 stocks, Supreme Ventures rose 80 cents to finish at $17.80 in transferring 19,195 units and Wisynco Group lost 30 cents to close at $17.30 with 87,163 shares crossing the exchange.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 7.25% fell 75 cents in closing at $2.78 after exchanging 38,725 shares and JMMB Group 7% gained 40 cents to close at $1.90 with 19 units crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated