Big RJR trade on JSE – Wednesday

RJR traded 149M shares on Wednesday.

RJR traded 149M shares on Wednesday.

Stocks & Securities executed the bulk of the 148,818,235 Radio Jamaica shares that traded on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Wednesday, with a value of $186 million. At the market continued to lose altitude, with the majority of stocks trading declining by more than a 2 to 1 ratio on Wednesday as 36 securities changed hands, in all market segments. The market ended with 9 stocks rising and 21 declining. One junior market stock traded at an intraday high.
The market closed with 153,740,039 units valued at $225,415,956 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounted for 2,838,527 units, valued at $11,128,849 changing hands.
The JSE Market Index dropped 1,921.08 points to end at 150,282.68, the all Jamaica Composite Index dropped 2,148.48 points to 166,902.68 and the JSE combined index plunged 2,346.74 points, to close at 157,416.59.
JSE Sum 06-04-16r IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 8 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
At the end of the market activities, Cable & Wireless sunk to $1 in trading 1,046,100 units, to close with a 7 cents loss, Caribbean Cement dropped $1 with just 250 shares changing hands to end at $24, Carreras added $1.12 in trading 6,526 shares to end at $66.14. The Gleaner Company, now renamed 1834 Investments and owns the non-media assets of the company, traded 15,000 units to close with a loss of 17 cents at a new low of $1.60. Grace Kennedy closed with 23,026 shares changing hands at $80.20 after losing $1.70 cents, Jamaica Broilers traded 71,240 units to close at $14.50, after falling 10 cents, Jamaica Producers traded 5,000 shares at $31. JMMB Group rose 30 cents as 24,730 shares changed hands at $10, Kingston Wharves traded 51,000 shares to close at $11.30, JSE fn qts 06-04-16National Commercial Bank rose 49 cents with 108,051 shares changing hands to close at $41, Pan Jamaican Investments traded 15,826 shares to close at $93. Radio Jamaica with the largest trade of 149 million shares but lost 18 cents to close at $1.25, Sagicor Group fell 40 cents and ended with 333,131 shares changing hands at $23.60, Sagicor Real Estate Fund gained 2 cents in trading 45,610 shares to close at $10.02. Scotia Group traded 205,685 shares to close at $30, Scotia Investments fell $2.85 with only 916 shares changing hands to end at $25.10. Supreme Ventures rose 5 cents to close at $5 with 10,390 units changing hands, Proven Investments ordinary shares traded 112,700 units to end at 17.47 US cents down from 17.50 cents previously.

Major JSE tumble early Wednesday

Trading the Jamaican Stock Exchange is off to a rocky start with the all Jamaica Index slipping almost 2,000 points, after 75 minutes of trading on Wednesday. JSE intra 06-04-16The junior market just inched up slightly. An average of 40,324 units of active stocks traded, up from an average of 27,804 units that traded in the prior mid-morning session.
A total of 25 securities, accounting for only 1,005,853 shares changed hands at 10.45 am as 7 stocks gained and 12 declined continuing the negative trend in place for some time. Jetcon accounted for 272,907 units and Sagicor Group accounted for 115,403 units, being the only companies to trade over 100,000 units. Of note is that Key Insurance traded at a new high of $3 but the stock was offered at $2.90 after wards.
The market saw all Jamaica Composite Index dropped 1,947.44 points to 167,103.72, the JSE Market Index fell 1,741.33 points to 150,462.43 the JSE combined index ending with a loss of 1,603.40 points to 158,159.93 and the junior market index rose 20.37 points to 1,812.24.

More losses for JSE on Tuesday

Exchange place The Jamaica Stock Exchange suffered more losses on Tuesday with declining stocks having the upper hand on advancing stocks as 42 securities changed hands, in all market segments. The market ended with 8 stocks rising and 20 declining. One of the stock rising closed at 52 week’s high.
The market closed with 4,118,840 units valued at $45,574,795 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounted for 1,469,331 units, valued at $8,265,286 units changing hands.
The JSE Market Index fell 385.51 points to end at 152,203.76, the all Jamaica Composite Index dropped 431.14 points to end at 169,051.16 and the JSE combined index lost 1,317.86 points, to close at 159,763.33.
JSE Sum 05-04-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 9 with lower offers.
At the end of the market activities, Cable & Wireless traded 426,546 units, to close with a 13 cents loss at $1.07, Caribbean Cement dropped $2 with 11,217 shares changing hands to end at $25, Carreras lost $1.08 in trading 10,055 shares to end at $65.02. Ciboney traded 312,673 shares but lost 2 cents to end at 16 cents, 1834 Investments, formerly Gleaner Company, traded 6,188 units to close with a loss of 23 cents at $1.77. Grace Kennedy closed with 18,330 shares changing hands at $81.90 after losing 10 cents, Jamaica Broilers traded 405,577 units to close at $14.60, after rising 10 cents, JMMB Group dropped $1.20 as 11,401 shares changed hands at $9.70, Kingston Wharves traded 50,500 shares to close at $11.30. Mayberry Investments ended trading 46,068 shares to end at $4. JSE fn qts 05-04-16National Commercial Bank lost 74 cents with 21,967 shares changing hands to close at $40.50, Pan Jamaican Investments traded 34,232 shares to close at $93, Radio Jamaica traded 87,952 shares but lost 3 cents to close at $1.43. Sagicor Group gained 50 cents and ended with 668,797 shares changing hands at $24, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 6,093 shares to close at $10. Scotia Group traded 15,505 shares to close at $30, Scotia Investments fell $2.85 with only 916 shares changing hands to end at $25.10. Supreme Ventures closed at $4.95 with just 4,867 units changing hands, Proven Investments ordinary shares traded 295,325 units to end at 17.5 US cents up from 17 cents previously and JMMB Group 5.75% preference share traded 180,000 units but gained 14 cents to close at $1.20.

More losses for JSE on Monday

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JSE sign & Bld The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange declined on Monday with declining stocks having the upper hand on advancing stocks as 39 securities changed hands, in all market segments. The market ended with 12 rising and 19 declining and 1 closing at 52 week’s highs with one trading at an intraday high and two at 52 weeks’ lows.
The market closed with 5,066,741 units valued at $71,621,336 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounted for 693,955 units that changing hands, valued at $2,269,270.
The JSE Market Index fell 501.81 points to end at 152,589.27, the all Jamaica Composite Index dropped 561.21 points to end at 169,482.30 and the JSE combined index lost 611.34 points, to close at 161,081.19.
JSE Sum 04-04-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the end of the market activities, Cable & Wireless traded 1,379,317 units, to close with a 5 cents loss at $1.20, Caribbean Cement gained $2 with 11,815 shares changing hands to end at $27, Carreras lost 5 cents in trading 23,490 shares to end at $66.10. Grace Kennedy closed with 6,200 shares changing hands at $82, Jamaica Broilers traded 143,699 units to close at $14.50 after shedding 30 cents, Jamaica Producers lost 10 cents to close at $31 with 16,037 units changing hands. JMMB Group added 90 cents as 4,500 shares changed hands at $10.90, Kingston Wharves traded 5,098 shares to close at $11.30 with a loss of 20 cents, Margaritaville (Turks) traded 540,951 shares to record an intraday 52 weeks’ high of 18 US cents closed with a loss of 1.5 cents at 14.5 cents. Mayberry Investments fell by 50 cents in trading 5,180 shares to end at $4. National Commercial Bank recovered $1.20 with 143,943 shares changing hands to close at $41.25, Pan Jamaican Investments fell 5 cents in trading 3,500 shares to close at $93, JSE fn qts 04-04-16Radio Jamaica traded 11,491 shares but rose 6 cents to close at $1.46 at the close the stock was on offer at $1.40. Sagicor Group fell 20 cents and ended with 1,693,025 shares changing hands at $23.50, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 14,707 shares to close with a loss of $1 at $10. Scotia Group traded 83,884 shares to close at $30, Scotia Investments fell 5 cents with 18,570 shares changing hands to end at $27.95. Supreme Ventures closed at $4.95 with just 3,920 units changing hands, having lost 4 cents and Proven Investments ordinary shares traded 11,433 units to end at a 52 weeks’ low of 17 US cents down from 17.5 cents previously and Proven Investments preference share traded 250,920 units but remained unchanged at $5.

Losses for JSE on Friday

stock_exchangeboard4 The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange rose moderately on Friday with declining stocks having the upper hand on advancing stocks as 42 securities changed hands, in all market segments with 10 rising and 17 declining and 1 closing at a 52 week’s highs with one trading at an intraday high.
The market closed with 2,828,829 units valued at $41,439,170 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounted for 988,659 units that changing hands, valued at $3,655,969.
The JSE Market Index fell 820.25 points to end at 153,091.08, the all Jamaica Composite Index dropped 917.34 points to end at 170,043.51 and the JSE combined index lost 825.39 points added, to close at 161,692.53.
JSE Sum 01-04-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 10 with lower offers.
At the end of the market activities, Berger Paints traded 30,352 shares but lost 24 cents, in landing at $3.76, Cable & Wireless traded only 13,977 units, to close at $1.25, Caribbean Cement lost $3.49 with 2,600 shares changing hands to end at $25, Carreras traded 3,340 shares to end at $66.15. Grace Kennedy closed with 12,101 shares changing hands at $82, Jamaica Broilers traded 34,098 units to close at $14.80, Kingston Wharves traded 9,299 shares to close at $11.50, Margaritaville (Turks) traded 298,149 shares to close at a 52 weeks’ high of 16 US cents up from 13.5 cents. Mayberry Investments gained 42 cents in trading 5,000 shares cents to end at $4.50. National Commercial Bank fell $1.20 with 87,181 shares changing hands to close at $40.05, JSE fn qts 01-04-16rPan Jamaican Investments rose 5 cents in trading 4,288 shares to close at $93.05, Radio Jamaica traded 132,411 shares and fell 6 cents to close at $1.4o. Sagicor Group ended with 56,564 shares changed hands at $23.70, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 69,655 shares to close at $11. Scotia Group shed 62 cents while trading 392,655 shares to close at $30, Scotia Investments fell $1.49 with 2,100 shares changing hands to end at $28. Seprod jumped $3 to end at $19 with 12,000 shares changing hands, Sterling Investments traded 45,000 units and gained 25 cents to end at $13, Supreme Ventures closed at $4.99 with 127,150 units changing hands and Proven Investments ordinary shares traded 501,600 units to end at 17.5 US cents down from 18 cents previously.

Modest gain for JSE on Thursday

Carib Cement jumped $3.49 to $28.49 on Thursday.

Carib Cement jumped $3.49 to $28.49 on Thursday.

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange rose moderately on Thursday with declining stocks having the upper hand on advancing stocks as 41 securities changed hands, in all market segments with 14 rising and 18 declining and 1 closing at a 52 week’s highs.
The market closed with 4,035,008 units valued at $62,036,257 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounted for 617,159 units that changing hands, valued at $2,081,398.
The JSE Market Index climbed 313.29 points to end at 153,854.67, the all Jamaica Composite Index jumped 350.11 points to end at 170,897.53 and the JSE combined index lost 59.93 points added, to close at 162,182.52.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 8 with lower offers.
JSE sum 31-03-16At the end of the market activities, Cable & Wireless traded only 44,610 units, to close 5 cents down at $1.25, Caribbean Cement traded with a gain of $3.49 with 15,038 shares changing hands to end at $28.49, Carreras traded 36,750 shares to end at $66.15, Ciboney traded 80,463 shares at 18 cents. Gleaner traded 4,000 shares but lost 9 cents to end at $2, Grace Kennedy gained 50 cents in closing with 5,560 shares changing hands at $82, Jamaica Broilers traded 415,613 units to close with a gain of 52 cents at $14.80, JMMB Group traded 152,023 shares to close at $10 after falling 95 cents. Margaritaville (Turks) traded 273,730 shares to close at 13.5 US cents up from 12.99 cents, Mayberry Investments traded 9,180 shares and lost 10 cents to end at $4.08, National Commercial Bank gained 22 cents with 84,668 shares changing hands to close at $41.25, property company, 138 Student Living gained 24 cents to close at $5.50 while trading 17,000 shares. JSE fn Qts 31-03-16Pan Jamaican Investments lost $1 in trading 5,435 shares to close at $93, Pulse Investments gained 33 cents to end at $3.23 with 50,000 shares trading, Radio Jamaica traded for the first time after the company split the stock and closed at $1.46, with a loss of 20 cents while trading 34,355 units. Sagicor Group rose by 19 cents while 1,115,716 shares changed hands to end at $23.70, Scotia Group rose 23 cents while trading 405,979 shares to close at $30.62, Scotia Investments climbed $1.04 with 5,000 shares changing hands to end at $29.49. Supreme Ventures lost 1 cent to close at $4.99 with 30,650 units changing hands and JMMB 7.5% preference shares traded 619,293 units to end at $2.15.

Modest gain for JSE on Wednesday

JSE frnt vw 2 - Copy The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange rose moderately on Wednesday with declining stocks having the upper hand on advancing stocks with 40 securities changing hands, in all market segments with 14 rising and 18 declining with 3 closing at a 52 week’s highs and one at a 52 weeks’ low.
The market closed with 6,983,295 units valued at $116,071,425 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounting for 2,476,908 units changed hands, valued at $8,795,980.
The JSE Market Index climbed 313.29 points to end at 153,854.67, the all Jamaica Composite Index jumped 350.11 points to end at 170,897.53 and the JSE combined index lost 59.93 points added, to close at 162,182.52.
JSE sum 30-03-16r IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 8 with lower offers.
At the end of the market activities, Berger Paints traded 4,000 shares and gained 24 cents to end at $4, Cable & Wireless traded only 75,437 units, to close at $1.30, Caribbean Cement traded with a gain of $1.05 with 24,896 shares to end at $25, Carreras traded 640 shares to end with a loss of 35 cents at $66.15. Grace Kennedy lost 50 cents in closing with 107,459 shares changing hands at $81.50, Jamaica Broilers traded 79,909 units to close with a gain of 27 cents at $14.28, JSE fn Qts  30-03-16JMMB Group traded 335,833 shares to close at $10.95 after gaining 77 cents. Mayberry Investments traded 22,338 shares to end at $4.18 with a loss of 32 cents, National Commercial Bank lost 22 cents with 8,135 shares changing hands to close at $41.03, Sagicor Group rose by 1 cent while 62,297 shares changed hands to end at $23.51, Sagicor X Fund traded 9,547 shares but fell by 50 cents to end at $11. Scotia Group lost 41 cents while trading 176,618 shares to close at $30.39, Sterling Investments fell by 24 cents with 14,500 shares changing hands to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $12.75, Supreme Ventures gained 34 cents to close at $5, with 120,462 units changing hands and Proven Investments ordinary share lost 3 cents, in trading 3,451,022 units to end at 18 US cents.

Sharp rise for JSE on Tuesday

JSE sign & Bld The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange rose sharply on Tuesday when advancing stocks turned the tables on declining stocks by a wide margin as 40 securities changed hands, in all market segments. There were 20 rising stocks and 11 declining with 2 closing at a 52 week’s high and one at a 52 weeks’ low.
The market closed with 3,198,699 units valued at $63,673,032 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounting for 832,933 units changing hands, valued at $4,034,146.
The JSE Market Index climbed 1,458.73 points to end at 153,541.38, the all Jamaica Composite Index jumped 1,630.19 points to end at 170,547.42 and the JSE combined index had 1,848.35 points added, to close at 162,242.45.
JSE sum 29-03-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
At the end of the market activities, Berger Paints traded 9,000 shares and gained 1 cent to end at $3.76, Cable & Wireless traded only 14,659 units, to close with a gain of 10 cents at $1.30, Caribbean Cement traded with a gain of 95 cents with 28,374 shares to end at $23.95, Carreras traded 131,575 shares to end at $66.50. Grace Kennedy lost 50 cents in closing with 1,551 shares changing hands at $82, Jamaica Broilers traded 45,199 units to close with a gain of 1 cent at $14.01,JSE fn Qts  29-03-16 JMMB Group traded 5,850 shares to close at $10.18 after gaining 18 cents. Mayberry Investments traded 10,090 shares to end at $4.50 with a gain of 30 cents, National Commercial Bank rose by 22 cents with 9,978 shares changing hands to close at $41.25, Sagicor Group rose 45 cents while 1,406,202 shares changed hands to end at $23.50, Sagicor X Fund traded 4,221 shares to gain 50 cents and end at $11.50. Scotia Group rose 41 cents while trading 4,568 shares to close at $30.80, Seprod gained 15 cents with 4,000 shares changing hands, to end at $16, Supreme Ventures lost 34 cents to close at $4.66 with 6,000 units changing hands, Proven Investments ordinary share traded 616,313 units at 20.99 US cents, up from 20.95 US cents at Friday’s close and 73,667 Proven Investments 8% preference share traded 42,000 units to end at $5.

Sharp drop for JSE on Thursday

Sagicor Group traded 16.7m shares

Sagicor Group traded 16.7m shares

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange dropped sharply on Thursday as declining stocks continue to beat out advancing stocks. The market continues to show overall weakness with no indications as to when the weakness will end.
For the overall market, 35 securities changed hands, in all market segments with 11 rising and 14 declining. The market closed with 32,237,793 units valued at $456,983,872
changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounting for 8,572,910 units changing hands, valued at $32,754,372.
The JSE Market Index shed 1,535.93 points to end at 152,082.65, the all Jamaica Composite Index dived 1,716.47 points to end at 168,917.23 and the JSE combined index had 1,668.49 points chop, to close at 160,394.10.
JSE sum 24-03-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 with lower offers, an indication of fluidity in price movements but with a bias for declining stocks to have the upper hand when trading resumes after the long holiday week end.
At the end of the market activities, Cable & Wireless traded 22,200 units, to close with a loss of 10 cents at $1.20, Carreras rose by 80 cents in trading 5,268 shares to end at $66.50. Grace Kennedy gained 50 cents in closing with 7,000 shares changing hands at $82.50,JSE fn Qts  24-03-16 Jamaica Broilers traded 54,394 units to close with a gain of 80 cents at $14, JMMB traded 427,342 shares to close at $10 after falling by 20 cents. Mayberry Investments traded 26,016 shares to end at $4.20 but lost 25 cents, National Commercial Bank rose by 3 cents with 18,868 shares changing hands to close at $41.03, Pan Jamaican gained $1 in trading 62,670 units at $94, Sagicor Group dropped 95 cents while 16,736,871 shares changed hands. Scotia Group lost 11 cents while trading 20,144 shares to close at $30.39 Seprod dropped $2.65 with 72,250 shares changing hands to end at $15.85, Supreme Ventures gained 1 cent to close at $5 with 6,523,950 units changing hands and 73,667 preference shares of JMMB Group 7.5% traded to end at $2.15.

Gains for JSE on Wednesday

Sagicor Group HQ - the stock closed at anew high on Wednesday

Sagicor Group HQ – the stock closed at anew high on Wednesday

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange enjoyed moderate gains on Wednesday even as declining stocks beat out advancing stocks by a good margin but Sagicor closed at a new high helping to boost the indices. The market continues to show weakness in the overall with no indications as to when the weakness will end.
For the overall market, 35 securities changed hands, in all market segments with 8 rising and 14 declining. The market closed with 6,441,586 units valued at $51,085,753 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounted for 157,151 units changed hands, valued at only $774,391.
The JSE Market Index shed 428.48 points to end at 153,150.85, the all Jamaica Composite Index lost 478.85 points to end at 170,111.01 and the JSE combined index fell 530.26 points to close at 161,848.77.
JSE sum 23-03-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 8 with lower offers.
At the end of the market activities, Berger traded 35,604 units and gained 23 cents to end at $3.75, Cable & Wireless traded 611,101 units, to close with a loss of 5 cents at $1.30, Caribbean Cement ended at $23 with 12,539 shares trading, Carreras lost 30 cents in trading 1,100 shares to end at $65.70. Grace Kennedy closed with 42,388 shares changing hands at $82,Jamaica Broilers traded 26,235 units to close at $13.20, Kingston Wharves traded 41,719 shares to close at $11.50 after rising by 5 cents. JSE fn Qts 23-03-16Mayberry Investments traded 9,391 shares to end at $4.45, National Commercial Bank had 187,106 shares changing hands to close at $41, Pan Jamaican traded 15,039 units at $93, Sagicor Group gained 40 cents while 816,999 shares changed hands to close at new 52 weeks’ closing high of $24. Scotia Group lost 40 cents while trading 245,381 shares to close at $30.50. Scotia Investments put on $2.49 with 2,000 shares changing hands to end at $29.49, Supreme Ventures closed with a fall of 1 cent at $4.99 with 334,200 units changing hands. Proven Investments ordinary share traded 44,050 to close at 20.95 US cents, JMMB 5.75% preference share traded 2,400,000 units at $1.06 after losing 14 cents and 1,421,333 preference shares of JMMB Group 7.5% traded to end at $2.15.