Solid gains for JSE – Thursday

Sagicor Group HQ - the stock traded 1.8m units

Sagicor Group HQ – the stock traded 1.8m units

Main market stocks collectively made further recovery on Thursday, with advancing stocks edging out declining stocks. For the overall market, 39 securities changed hands, in all market segments with 15 rising and 13 declining while 3 closed at record highs. The market closed with 6,927,350 units valued at $96,137,248 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounted for 1,654,174 units changing hands, valued at $16,966,569.
The JSE Market Index recovered 862.19 points to end at 152,610.01, the all Jamaica Composite Index added 963.55 points to end at 169,506.59 and the JSE combined index gained 840.57 points to close at 161,801.02.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 11 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
JSE sum 17-03-16At the end of the market activities, Caribbean Cement ended at $22.50 with 400 shares trading after gaining $2.50, Desnoes and Geddes traded only 1,000 shares but rose $1.13 to $24.73, Gleaner closed at $2.10 with 250,029 shares changing hands. Grace Kennedy closed with 10,752 shares trading with a gain of 40 cents at $83, well below the $97 equivalent, it last traded at in Trinidad. Jamaica Broilers traded 31,174 units to close at $14.09, Jamaica Producers traded 542,984 units to close with a loss of 2 cents at $30.28, Jamaica Stock Exchange gained 15 cents in trading 1,550 units to close at $22.45, JMMB Group had only 25,250 units changing hands but fell 5 cents in closing at $10.05. Kingston Wharves traded 3,000 shares to close at $11.50, Mayberry Investments traded 1,957,711 shares but lost 20 cents to JSE sum 17-03-16rend at $4.20 National Commercial Bank with 25,525 shares changing hands, to close $1.10 lower at $39.90, Proven Investments ordinary share traded 232,356 units and fell 1 US cent in closing at 20 US cents, Pulse Investments traded 10,000 shares to gain 40 cents and end at $3.30, Radio Jamaica ended with 11,124 units changing hands 25 cents higher to close at $4.75. Sagicor Group gained 42 cents with 1,823,949 shares changing hands at $22.52, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 27080 shares and lost 35 cents to close at $10, Scotia Group had 81,015 shares changing hands to close at $30.50 after falling 60 cents. Supreme Ventures closed with a gain of 5 cents at $5.05 with 33,200 units changing hands and Proven Investments 8% preference share traded 205,077 at $5.02 after rising 2 cents.

JSE make gains – Wednesday

D&G dropped $6.39 on the JSE on Wednesday

D&G dropped $6.39 on the JSE on Wednesday

Main market stocks collectively made some recovery on Wednesday, with advancing stocks edging out declining stocks. For the overall market, 39 securities changed hands, in all market segments with 15 rising and 13 declining while two closed at record high. The market closed with 3,860,218 units valued at $42,969,585 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounted for 1,165,571 units changing hands, valued at $5,235,064.
The JSE Market Index recovered 274.33 points to end at 151,747.82, the all Jamaica Composite Index added 306.58 points to end at 168,543.04 and the JSE combined index gained 417.91 points to close at 160,960.45.
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 8 with lower offers.
JSE sum 16-03-16At the end of the market activities, Berger Paints rose 10 cents and ended with 5,000 shares trading at $3.50, Cable & Wireless closed at $1.37 with 122,214 units changing hands, Caribbean Cement ended at $20 with 81,142 shares trading. Carreras lost 50 cents to close at $64, while trading 28,704 units, Desnoes and Geddes traded only 800 shares but fell $6.39 shares to $23.60, Gleaner closed at $2.10 with 131,961 shares changing hands, Grace Kennedy closed with 28,233 shares trading with a loss of 89 cents at $83.60, well below the $97 equivalent, it last traded at in Trinidad. Jamaica Broilers traded 45,915 units but lost 41 cents to close at $14.09, Jamaica Producers traded 13,125 units to close with a loss of 20 cents at $30.30, Jamaica Stock Exchange lost 20 cents in trading 5,000 units to close at $22.30, JMMB Group had only 1,000 units changing hands but fell 20 cents in closing at $10.10. Kingston Wharves traded 3,520 shares to rise by 5 cents to $11.50, JSE fn Qts - 16-03-16 National Commercial Bank with 110,881 shares changing hands, to close at $41, Proven Investments ordinary share traded 452,650 units and rose 1 US cent in closing at 21 US cents, Radio Jamaica ended with 10,255 units changing hands 15 cents higher to close at $4.50. Sagicor Group traded 56,670 shares changing hands at $22.10, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 49,790 shares and gained 35 cents to close at $10.35, Scotia Group had 272,706 shares changing hands to close at $31.10 after rising by $11.0. Supreme Ventures closed with a loss of 15 cents at $5 with 8,250 units changing hands, JMMB 5.75% preference share traded 32,087 units to close at $1.20 and JMMB 7.5% preference share traded 1,032,461shares to close at $2.15 and Proven Investments 8% preference share traded 229,000 at $5.

JSE took another dive – Tuesday

Jamaica Broilers traded over 3.3m shares on Tuesday.

Jamaica Broilers traded over 3.3m shares on Tuesday.

Main market stocks collectively got severely hit on Tuesday, with declining stocks being out-numbered by advancing ones 2 to 1. For the overall market, 32 securities changed hands, in all market segments with 9 rising and 17 declining. The market closed with 7,475,295 units valued at $127,553,861 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounted for 310,507 units changing hands, valued at $1,653,369.
The JSE Market Index shed 1,962.29 points to end at 151,473.49, the all Jamaica Composite Index dropped 2,192.97 points to end at 168,236.46 and the JSE combined index dived 1,429.27 points to close at 160,542.54.
JSE sum 15-03-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
At the end of the market activities, Berger Paints lost 55 cents and ended with 14,612 shares trading at $3.40, Cable & Wireless closed with a loss of 5 cents at $1.37 with 1,317,035 units changing hands, Caribbean Cement gained $1 to end at $20 with 23,847 shares trading. Carreras lost 49 cents to close at $64.50, while trading 14,840 units, Gleaner lost 10 cents to close at $2.10 with 5,000 shares changing hands, Grace Kennedy closed with 50,000 shares trading with a loss of 1 cent at $83.49, well below the $97 equivalent, it last traded at in Trinidad. Jamaica Broilers traded 3,323,214 units to close at $14.50, Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 90,000 units to close at $22.50, JMMB Group had 72,435 units changing hands but fell 10 cents in closing at $10.30, Kingston Wharves traded 34,654 shares trading with a loss of 5 cents at $11.45. JSE fn Qts  15-03-16National Commercial Bank with 547,321 shares changing hands, to close at $41, Proven Investments ordinary share traded 530,450 units and fell 2 US cents in closing at 20 US cents, Radio Jamaica ended with 29,880 units changing hands at 40 cents higher to close at $4.35. Sagicor Group lost 90 cents with 94,090 shares changing hands at $22.10, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 17,343 shares to close at $10, Scotia Group had 296,974 shares changing hands to close at $30 after falling by $1, Scotia Investments rose $1.49 to close at $29.49 with 503,451 units trading. Supreme Ventures closed with a gain of 55 cents at $5.15 with 33,900 units changing hands, JMMB 7.5% preference share traded 8 million units but fell 13 cents to close at $1.07 and JMMB 7.5% preference share traded 50,000 shares to close at $2.15.

Sharp fall for JSE – Tuesday

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Iron Rock Insurance traded for the first time since it went public earlier in March with 1,000 shares changing hands at $3.51 and is up from $3 per share it was offered to the public at.
The Jamaica Stock Exchange has gotten off to a rocky start on Tuesday big losses the main market indices in early trading but the junior market enjoyed moderate gain. Fall in the prices of some big capitalization stocks rock the indices. Falling are Cable & Wireless with a loss of 5 cents to $1.37, National Commercial at $40.5o down 50 cents, JSE intra 15-03-16Sagicor Group lost 95 cents to be trading at $22.05, Scotia Group lost $54 cents to be at $30.46 and Scotia Investments trades at $26.30 down from $28.
After 75 minutes of the market’s opening, 29 securities traded, accounting for 11,795,810 shares changing hands. A total of 5 stocks gained and 13 declined.
The all Jamaica Composite Index dropped 2,026.54 points to 168,402.89, the JSE Market Index slipped 1,813.37 points to 151,622.41, the JSE combined index ended with a fall of 1,532.81 points to 160,439 but the junior market index rose gained 19.26 points to 1,934.03.
Jamaica Broilers traded 3,268,865 shares at $14.50, JMMB Group 7.50% traded 8,000,000 units but fell 13 cents to $1.07. Cargo Handlers traded at a new high of $43 with only 126 units changing hands and Lasco Manufacturing traded 8,450 units at $3.90 versus $3.50 it closed at on Monday.

JSE closes with minor loss – Monday

stocks Main market stocks collectively barely moved forward on Monday, with declining stocks being out-numbered by advancing ones 2 to1 with 10 stocks rising in the main market versus 5 declining. For the overall market, 32 securities changed hands, in all market segments with 14 rising and 5 declining.
The market closed with 3,842,543 units valued at $52,963,264 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounted for 811,127 units changing hands, valued at $3,604,853.
The JSE Market Index fell 177.07 points to 153,435.78, the all Jamaica Composite Index fell 197.89 points to end at 170,429.43 and the JSE combined index gained 83.78 points to close at 161,971.41.
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 5 with lower offers.
JSE sum 14-03-16At the end of the market activities, Berger Paints lost 5 cents and ended with 18,799 shares trading at $3.95, Cable & Wireless closed with a gain of 2 cents at $1.42 with 248,300 units changing hands, Caribbean Cement fell $1 to end at $19 with 49,597 shares trading. Carreras rose 49 cents to close at $64.99, while trading 120 units, Gleaner added 19 cents to close at $2.20 with 47,582 shares changing hands, Grace Kennedy closed with 2,474 shares trading with a gain of 50 cents at $83.50, well below the $97 equivalent, it traded at in Trinidad on Monday. Jamaica Broilers traded 717,457 units to close at $14.50, Jamaica Producers traded 29,000 units to close at $30.50 after gaining 22 cents, JSE fn Qts 14-03-16JMMB Group had 852,261 units changing hands but fell 9 cents in closing at $10.40, Margaritaville Turks had 45,000 shares trading at 13 US cents. National Commercial Bank lost 3 cents with 388,750 shares changing hands, to close at $41, Proven Investments ordinary share traded 223,936 units and gained 2 US cents in closing at 22 US cents, Radio Jamaica ended with 13,883 units changing hands to close at $3.95. Sagicor Group lost 20 cents with 153,610 shares changing hands at $23, Sagicor Real Estate Fund lost $1 in trading 2,200 shares to close at $10. Scotia Group had only 10,750 shares changing hands to close at $31 and Supreme Ventures closed with a loss of 10 cents at $4.60 with 224,418 units changing hands.

JSE closes almost flat – Friday

JSE frnt vw12-15 Main market stocks collectively barely moved forward on Friday, with declining stocks being out-numbered by advancing ones 2 to1 with 10 stocks rising in the main market versus 5 declining. For the overall market, 29 securities changed hands, in all market segments with 14 rising and 5 declining.
The market closed with 11,607,440 units valued at $57,615,849 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounted for 8,492,562 units changing hands, valued at $27,397,677.
The JSE Market Index gained just 7.60 points to 153,612.85 the all Jamaica Composite Index rose 8.50 points to end at 170,627.32 and the JSE combined index fell 215.80 points to close at 161,887.63.
JSE sum 11-03-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 16 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 with lower offers.
At the end of the market activities, Berger Paints ended with 28,300 shares trading at $4, Cable & Wireless closed with a loss of 1 cent at $1.40 with 802,055 units changing hands, Caribbean Cement added 80 cents to end at $20 with 151,107 shares trading. Carreras lost 49 cents to close at $64.50, while trading 11,000 units, Gleaner added just 1 cent to close at $2.01 with 184,073 shares changing hands, Grace Kennedy closed with 15,092 shares trading at $83, well below the $97 equivalent, it traded at, in Trinidad on Friday. Jamaica Broilers traded 33,000 units to close at $14.50, Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 31,000 shares to end with a gain of 50 cents at $22.50, JMMB Group had 25,490 units changing hands but fell 11 cents in closing at $10.49, Kingston Wharves traded 214,520 shares to close at $11.50 after rising 5 cents. JSE fn Qts  11-03-16Mayberry Investments had 27,938 shares trading at $4.40 for a rise of 35 cents, National Commercial Bank rose 3 cents with 102,600 shares changing hands, to close at $41.03, Proven Investments ordinary share traded 714,100 units at 20 US cents, down from 22 US cents, Pulse Investments added 36 cents to close at $2.91 with 77,000 units changing hands. Radio Jamaica ended with 25,862 units changing hands to gain 10 cents and close at $3.95, Sagicor Group gained 5 cents with 548,431 shares changing hands at $23.20, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 11,087 shares at $11. Scotia Group had 63,275 shares changing hands to close 50 cents higher at $31 and Supreme Ventures closed at $4.70 with 33,725 units changing hands.

D&G back at $30 – Thursday

D&G traded at a new  52 weeks' high of $7

D&G traded at a new 52 weeks’ high of $7

Desnoes and Geddes jumped sharply back to $29.99 by the close of trading on Thursday as investors took advantage of the much lower price than that offered by Heineken for the stock. Main market stocks made a moderate recovery on Thursday, with declining stocks out numbering advancing ones 13 to 9 as 32 securities changed hands, in all market segments.
The market closed with 11,655,021 units valued at $94,676,748 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounted for 8,580,380 units changing hands, valued at $31,720,793.
JSE sum 10-03-16The JSE Market Index gained 562.77 points to 153,605.25 the all Jamaica Composite Index rose 628.93 points to end at 170,618.82 and the JSE combined index gained 43.88 points to close at 162,103.43.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 12 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
At the end of the market activities, Cable & Wireless closed with a gain of 1 cent to $1.41 with 666,711 units, Caribbean Cement dropped $3.80 to more than erase the $3 rise on Wednesday to end at $19.20 with 145,972 shares trading. Carreras fell 1 cent to close at $64.99, while trading 402,191 units, Ciboney traded 109,574 units at 22 cents, Desnoes and Geddes jumped $7.12 with 60,280 shares changing hands to close at $29.99, Grace Kennedy closed with 12,897 shares trading at $83.50, well below the $97 equivalent, it traded at, in Trinidad on Thursday. Jamaica Broilers shed 5 cents after trading 188,789 units to close at $14.50,JSE fn Qts 10-03-16 Jamaica Producers traded 489,450 shares but lost $2.72 to close at $30.28. Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 3,000 shares to end with a gain of $1 at $22, JMMB Group had 52,994 units changing hands but rose 21 cents in closing at $10.60, Margaritaville Turks had 199,000 shares trading at 13.1 US cents after slipping 0.90 cent, National Commercial Bank had 61,270 shares changing hands at $41 at the close. Pulse added 15 cents to close at $2.55 with 344,533 units changing hands, Sagicor Group gained 15 cents with 189,757 shares changing hands at $23.15, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 44,310 shares at $11. Scotia Group had only 16,079 shares changing hands to close at $30.50. Seprod fell $2.80 with 11,625 units changing hands at $19.20 and Supreme Ventures closed at $4.70 with 274,835 units changing hands after shedding 29 cents.

Majors in moderate fall – Wednesday

 NCB hand another big day of trading on Wednesday following high volumes on the prior 2 days.

NCB hand another big day of trading on Wednesday following high volumes on the prior 2 days.

Jamaican main market stocks lost moderate ground again on Wednesday with declining stocks out numbering advancing ones 17 to 12 as 39 securities changed hands, in all market segments. The market closed with 4,119,539 units valued at $73,759,611 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounted for 661,732 units changing hands, valued at $2,524,696.
The JSE Market Index lost 144.01 points to 153,042.48 the all Jamaica Composite Index dropped 160.95 points to end at 169,989.89 and the JSE combined index shed 569.64 points to close at 162,059.55.
TTSE 09-03-16 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 4 with lower offers.
At the end of the market activities, Berger Paints lost 10 cents while trading 3,450 shares at $4, Cable & Wireless closed at $1.40 with 552,033 units, Caribbean Cement jumped $3 to end at $23 with 218,612 shares trading. Carreras climbed $1 to close at $65, while trading 2,930 units, gleaner traded at $2 with 20,000 shares changing hands, Grace Kennedy gained 50 cents with 6,044 shares trading to close at $83.50, Jamaica Broilers gained 5 cents after trading 223,919 units to close at $14.55, Jamaica Producers traded 1,200 shares but lost $2 to close at $33. Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 5,000 shares to end with a loss of $1.90 at $21, JMMB Group had 16,994 units changing hands but lost 13 cents in closing at $10.39, Kingston Wharves had 101,153 shares trading with a rise of 1 cent at $11.36,JSE fn Qts  09-03-16 National Commercial Bank had 1,262,910 shares changing hands at $41 at the close. 138 Student Living traded 20,000 shares and gained 13 cents to end at $5.80, Pulse dropped $1.52 to cl6se at $2.40 with 22,294 units changing hands, Sagicor Group fell 50 cents with 274,371 shares changing hands at $23, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 114,030 shares but the price declined 50 cents to $11. Scotia Group had only 3,821 shares changing hands to close with a gain of 50 cents at $30.50. Scotia Investments rose $1.50 with 7,000 units changing hands at $28, Supreme Ventures closed at $4.99 with 23,260 units changing hands after shedding 10 cents, Proven Investments rose 2 US cents to end at 22 US cents with 530,000 units trading.

JSE majors dives on Tuesday

JSe online logo Jamaican main market stocks lost much ground on Tuesday, as Cable & Wireless lost 7 percent and Carib Cement 13 percent in value. Declining and advancing stocks were even, at 15 each as 38 securities changed hands, in all market segments. At the close 2 stocks traded at 52 weeks’ intraday highs with 6,931,877 units valued at $84,204,868 changing hands in all markets. The junior market accounted for 1,498,582 units changing hands, valued at $7,035,386.
The JSE Market Index dived 2,056.31 points to 153,186.49 the all Jamaica Composite Index dropped 2,298.05 points to end at 170,150.84 and the JSE combined index shed 1,809.09 points to close at 162,629.19.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior JSE sum 08-03-16markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 12 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
At the end of the market activities, Berger Paints lost 27 cents while trading 5,869 shares at $4.10, Cable & Wireless fell 11 cents in closing at $1.40 with 2,143,771 units, Caribbean Cement dropped $3.11 to end at $20 with 182,378 shares trading. Carreras fell by 10 cents to close at $64, while trading 7,157 units, Grace Kennedy ended with 89,733 shares trading to close at $83, Hardware and Lumber traded 37,426 shares at $15, Jamaica Broilers gained 14 cents after trading 583,222 units to close at $14.50, Jamaica Producers traded 47,500 shares but lost 50 cents to close at $35. Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 1,400 shares to end at $22.90, JSE fn Qts  08-03-16JMMB Group had 39,263 units changing hands but rose 12 cents in closing at $10.52, Kingston Wharves had 11,800 shares trading with a rise of 5 cents at $11.35, National Commercial Bank had 805,840 shares changing hands to close at $41. Pan Jamaican Investments traded 12,900 units at $96 after rising $1, Sagicor Group fell 5 cents with 85,759 shares changing hands at $23.50, Scotia Group had 444,188 shares changing hands to close with a gain of 50 cents at $31. Scotia Investments dropped 5 cents with 22,300 units changing hands at $26.50, Supreme Ventures closed at $5.15 with 76,200 units changing hands after shedding 10 cents, Proven Investments lost 2 US cents to end at 20 US cents with 518,500 units trading and JMMB 7.5% preference share traded 300,000 units at $2.15.

JSE majors fall on Monday

Exchange place Jamaican stocks lost ground on Monday, as declining stocks overpowered advancing ones 19 to 10 fell as 44 changed hands, in all market segments. At the close 2 stocks traded at a 52 weeks’ intraday high with 19,358,874 units valued at $311,620,982 changed hands in all markets. The junior market accounted for 729,681 units changing hands, valued at $3,325,492.
The JSE Market Index fell 505.02 points to 155,242.80 the all Jamaica Composite Index lost 564.38 points to end at 172,448.89 and the JSE combined index dipped 339.27 points to close at 164,438.28.
JSE sum 07-03-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was 13 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
At the end of the market activities, Barita Investments traded 9,000 units and lost 20 cents to end at $3.52, Berger Paints gained 37 cents while trading 13,159 shares at $4.37, Cable & Wireless put on 1 cent in closing at $1.51 with 281,758 units, Caribbean Cement dropped 39 cents to end at $23.11 with 122,871 shares trading. Carreras fell by 90 cents to close at $64.10, while trading 576,410 units, Gleaner had 154,500 shares trading with the loss of 1 cent at $2, Grace Kennedy ended with 11,320 shares trading to close at $83, Jamaica Broilers gained 36 cents after trading 444,293 units to close at $14.36, Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 6,330 shares to end at $23. JSE fn Qts  07-03-16 JMMB Group had 401,491 units changing hands but lost 1 cent in closing at $10.40, Kingston Wharves had 14,069,404 shares trading with a loss of 9 cents at $11.30, National Commercial Bank had 2,112,047 shares changing hands to close at $41 but the price rose $1 by the close. 138 Student Living fell 13 cents in trading 8,584 shares at $5.67. Pan Jamaican Investments traded 20,000 units at $95. Sagicor Group closed with 7,522 shares changing hands at $23.55, Scotia Group had 13001 shares changing hands to close with a loss of $1.50 at $30.50, Scotia Investments dropped $3.45 with 252,400 units changing hands at $26.55 and Supreme Ventures closed at $5.25 with 107,124 units changing hands.