JSE closes with strong gains

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Thursday, resulted the advanced decline ratio being very positive. The market ended with strong gains in indices with the JSE Market Index gaining 865.46 points to 83,174.80, JSE qtes 26-3-15the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 967.61 points to close at 91,711.58 and the JSE combined index increasing by 800.44 points to close at 84,804.11.
The volume of stocks trading was moderate at 1.167 million units as only 16 securities traded in the main market. Major price movements, were recorded by Carreras up 95 cents to $39.95, Jamaica Broilers up 20 cents to $4.50, Jamaica Money Market down 24 cents to $7.02. Mayberry down 36 cents to $2, National Commercial Bank gaining 89 cents to $25, Proven 8% preference shares put on 45 cents to $5.50, Scotia Group gained 45 cents to $21.50, Scotia Investments lost $1 to $22 and Seprod climbing $1 to $14.

Sagicor dominant trade at $53m

SagicorSigma600X250Tuesday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 8 stocks rising, 6 declining as 23 securities changed hands, ending in 7,517,895 units trading, valued at $70,926,533, in all market segments. Sagicor Group accounted for $53.4 million of the trades.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index gained 208.93 points to 82,549.69, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 233.59 points to close at 91,012.68 and the JSE combined index gained 203.49 points to end at 84,221.49.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows a strong signal of 12 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and only 3 with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Berger Paints concluding trading with 18,240 shares, gaining of 1 cent to $1.61, Jamaica Money Market Brokers finishing with 1,362,305 ordinary shares changing hands while gaining 31 cents to $7.26, Jamaica Producers closing with 2,412 shares trading 4 cents higher at $16. National Commercial Bank trading 6,225 shares while gaining 49 cents to $24.99, Pan Jamaican Investment finishing with 6,650 units with a gain of 4 cents at $55.05, Scotia Group closing with 255,000 shares traded with a gain of 12 cents to $21 and Supreme Ventures trading in 103,487 shares to end with an increase of 30 cents to $2.30.
JSE sum 24-3-15
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Cable & Wireless there was dealing in 109,310 shares changing hands 52 cents, Caribbean Cement contributing 648 shares trading at $2.30, Desnoes & Geddes ending trading with 26,804 shares at $5.45, Grace Kennedy finishing trading with 6,781 shares at $61, Kingston Wharves while exchanged 1,190 units at $6.40, Scotia Investments closed with 1,540 shares changing hands at $23.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Jamaica Broilers closing with 89,424 units to close lower by 1 cents to $4.05, Kingston Properties finishing trading with 10,000 units as the price slipped 50 cents to $7, Mayberry Investments concluding trading with 100,000 units to close lower by 2 cents to $2.38, Sagicor Group in trading 5,081,242 units as the price slipped 5 cents to $10.55 and Seprod finishing trading with 1,662 shares changing hands 10 cents lower to $12.90.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.5% preference shares 38,000 shares changing hands $2.

JSE indices closes week down

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed with 4.49 million shares changing hands with a value of $28,237,865, in the main market on Friday.
JSE Frst rpt- 20-3-15The market indices closed out the week on a negative note, but the advanced decline ratio, was highly positive. The JSE Market Index lost 224.48 points to 82,339.30, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 250.98 points to close at 90,777.46 and the JSE combined index declined by 241.19 points to close at 84,012.30.
Desnoes & Geddes with 1 million shares and Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 2.5 million shares were the leading trades. The main price gains were recorded by Carreras up by 49 cents to $38.50, National Commercial Bank 14 cents to $24.85 and Seprod 75 cents to $13. Declining price changes were moderate.

JSE’s second day of gains Wednesday

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Wednesday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 6 stocks rising, 7 declining as 21 securities changed hands, ending in 1,996,047 units trading, valued at $15,520,825, in all market segments. the market recorded the second day with healthy gains in the main indices.
JSE sum 18-3-15strong> Main Market| The JSE Market Index gained 377.14 points to 82,533.16, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 421.66 points to close at 90,994.20 and the JSE combined index gained 397.54 points to close at 84,294.53.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Berger Paints ended with 55,235 shares changing hands to close higher by 5 cents to $1.60, Cable & Wireless closed with 149,271 shares traded with a gain of 3 cents to 53 cents, Carreras finished trading with 101,000 shares changing hands at 5 cents to $38, Jamaica Broilers finishing with 149,600 shares while gaining 40 cents to end at $4.50 and Pan Jamaican Investment closing with 6,154 units to close with a gain of $1.01 to $55.01.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Caribbean Cement contributed 7,757 shares trading at $2.30, Desnoes & Geddes ending trading with 80,000 shares at $5.40, Grace Kennedy while exchanged 11,750 shares at $61 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers contributed 2,000 ordinary units at $7.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Barita Investments closing with 25,000 units as the price slipped 1 cent to $2.19, Mayberry Investments finishing trading with 9,523 units to close lower by 4 cents to $2.36 National Commercial Bank concluding trading with 64,013 units as the price slipped 85 cents$24.15, Sagicor Group in trading 557,479 shares trading lower for 3 cents to $10.50, Scotia Group finishing trading with 4,130 shares closed with a loss of 40 cents to $21.10 and Seprod had dealing in 23,069 units with a decline of 5 cents to $12.25.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share close at $2 after trading 503,126 units.

JSE’s healthy climb on Tuesday

The Jamaica Stock Exchange reported healthy gains in the main indices on Tuesday, resulting from in the prices of 8 stocks rising, 6 declining as 27 securities changed hands, ending with 3,289,252 units trading, valued at $15,185,420, in all market segments.
JSE 17-3-15 Main Market| The JSE Market Index gained 456.93 points to 82,156.02, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 510.86 points to close at 90,572.54 and the JSE combined index climbed 363.77 points to close at 83,896.99.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Jamaica Broilers ended trading with 38,820 shares traded to gain 8 cents to $4.10, National Commercial Bank finishing trading with 47,077 units to close higher by 50 cents to $25. Sagicor Group concluded trading in 206,353 units, to gain of 3 cents at a new 52 weeks closing high of $10.53. Sagicor Real Estate Fund finished trading with 23,188 shares, changing hands 10 cents higher at $6.80, Scotia Group closed with 24,696 units as the price gained 66 cents to $21.50 and Seprod concluding trading with only 683 shares, the price gained 40 cents to end at $12.30.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Berger Paints ending with 5,000 shares changing hands at $1.55Caribbean Cement closing with 790 units at $2.30, Desnoes & Geddes trading 1,850 shares to close at $5.40, Gleaner closing with 195,020 shares at 90 cents and Grace Kennedy closed with 9,880 shares changing hands at $61.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless contributed 548,061 shares changing hands 1 cent to 50 cents, Carreras had dealing in 41,876 shares at 5 cents to $37.95 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers while exchanging 795,562 shares at 10 cents to $7.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share finishing trading with 665,000 shares units at $2,Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share finished trading with 38,750 shares to close at $3 and Proven Investments 8% concluding trading with 48,000 shares traded at $5.05.

11 stocks rise & 7 declined on JSE

TVJ a subsidiary of RJR who's stock gained 18% on Tuesday based on good gains in earnings for the 9 months to the end of 2014.

TVJ a subsidiary of RJR who’s stock gained 18% on Tuesday based on good gains in earnings for the 9 months to the end of 2014.

Tuesday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 11 stocks rising and 7 declining as 28 securities changed hands, ending in 7,480,982 units trading, valued at $16,000,562, in all market segments.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index lost 136.27 points to 78,711.11, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 152.35 points to close at 86,720.98 and the JSE combined index declined by 201.90 points to 80,718.52.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Caribbean Cement ending trading with 13,180 units to close 10 cents higher at $2.60, Desnoes & Geddes closing with 251,000 shares while gaining 2 cents to $4.92, Grace Kennedy closing with 45,000 shares as the price jumped 1 cent more to $60.01, Radio Jamaica finished with 218,254 shares while gaining 20 cents to $1.30, Scotia Investments in trading 400 shares while gaining 44 cents to $23 and Seprod in trading 6,781 shares to end with an increase of $1.04 to $13.
JSE sum 17-2-15 Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Jamaica Broilers had 561,990 shares trading at $4, Jamaica Money Market Brokers closed with 1,380 units trading at $6.90, Jamaica Stock Exchange finished with 32,800 shares trading at $2.15, Kingston Properties ending with 40,000 shares changing hands to close $7.50, Proven Investments ended trading with 1,310 units trading at 19 US cents, Sagicor Group closed with 79,372 shares changing hands at $10.25, Sagicor Real Estate Fund concluding trading with 5,880 units traded at $6.80, Supreme Ventures closing with 1,500 shares at $2.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless closed with 1,539,455 shares changing hands to close 5 cents to 48 cents, Carreras finished with 6,935 units trading as the price slipped $1.50 to $43, Kingston Wharves ended trading with 24,298 shares trading lower by 5 cents to $5.55, National Commercial Bank closing with 15,665 shares changing hands to close lower by $1 at $21 and Scotia Group closed with 17,958 units trading to end 9 cents lower at $20.06.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded, ending with 170,002 shares changing hands at $3.03.

NCB at yearly high as 14 JSE stocks rose

NCB hits a new 52 weeks' high on Friday when it closed at $22.

NCB hits a new 52 weeks’ high on Friday when it closed at $22.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed the week with the prices of 14 stocks rising, 4 declining as 27 securities changed hands. Two stocks closed at new 52 weeks’ high, with National Commercial Bank ending at $22 after adding $1.50. Trading end with 1,883,471 units changing hands, valued at $28,049,091, in all market segments.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index gained 698.13 points to 78,931.04, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 780.53 points to close at 86,966.86 and the JSE combined index climbed 769.94 points to 80,887.58.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and only 2 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining, with their last traded prices at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless, closing with 12,200 shares, changing hands while gaining 3 cents to 53 cents. Caribbean Cement closing with 3,175 shares, the price inched up 10 cents, to $2.50, Jamaica Money Market Brokers closed with 1,400 ordinary shares trading, while gaining 10 cents to $7.10. Jamaica Stock Exchange ended trading with 24,374 shares while gaining 5 cents, to end at a new 52 weeks high of $2.15, National Commercial Bank finished with 67,130 units trading, $1.50 higher, at a new 52 weeks’ high of $22. Pan Jamaican Investment trading 2,000 units and put on 50 cents to $53.50, Proven Investments closed with 2,500 shares while gaining 0.2 cents 19.2 US cents. Sagicor Group finished with 25,050 shares trading, rising 15 cents to $10.40 followed by Scotia Group that closed with 130,569 units and put on 5 cents to $20.10, Seprod closed with 450 shares to end with an increase of 6 cents to $11.96.
JSE sum 13-2-15 Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Berger Paints ending trading with 7,503 shares changing hands, to close at $1.56. Grace Kennedy closing with 200 shares trading at $60, Jamaica Broilers finishing with 231,182 units trading at $4 and Radio Jamaica finished with 29,690 units traded at $1.10.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Carreras ending with 463,976 units trading as the price slipped 50 cents to $44, Kingston Wharves closed with 11,700 shares changing hands, 40 cents down to $5.60 and Sagicor Real Estate Fund finished with 50,100 units trading to end 15 cents lower to $6.80.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share ended trading with 10,000 shares to close lower by 7 cents to $3.03 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share had 762,000 units changing hands at $2.

More stocks fall than rise on JSE

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Thursday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 7 stocks rising, 10 declining as 26 securities changed hands, ending in 7,488,109 units trading, valued at $56,492,650, in all market segments. This marks the 6th day out of the last seven trading days that declining stocks over powered advancing ones.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index lost 561.70 points to 76,715.98, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 628 points to close at 84,490.34 and the JSE combined index declined by 603.28 points to close at 78,453.58.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator continues to reflect a bullish tone with 11 stocks having bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Berger Paints ending with 304,683 shares while gaining 1 cent to $1.56, Cable & Wireless in trading 180,243 units, closed with a gain of 2 cents at 50 cents. Carreras closed with 30,173 shares trading, rising 10 cents to $38.70, National Commercial Bank had 1,225,960 units changing hands and put on 10 cent to $20 and Scotia Investments closed with 400 shares to end with an increase of 49 cents at $23.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Ciboney ending with 103,600 shares changing hands at 7 cents, Gleaner finishing with 41,928 shares trading at 81 cents, Mayberry Investments in trading 5,980 units closed at $1.98 and Supreme Ventures closed with 1,856 shares trading at $2.15 units.
JSE sum 29-1-15 Rv Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Caribbean Cement trading 25,445 units with the price slipping 1 cent to $2.36, Grace Kennedy with 46,589 shares trading, fell 40 cents at $62, Jamaica Broilers had 18,920 shares changing hands to close 1 cent lower to $4, Pan Jamaican Investment closed with 400 units to end down by $3.49 to $52.01. Proven Investments ended with 621,276 units with the price falling 0.4 cents 20.6 US cents, Sagicor Group finished with 233,229 shares and fell 12 cents to $10, Scotia Group had 155,896 units trading as the price slipped 5 cents to $20.05 and Seprod closed with 14,000 shares trading lower by 20 cents to $11.90.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 1,133,000 units trading to end at $2.

9 stocks rise 13 fall PanJam up $3.50

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Pan Jamaican Head office

Wednesday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange,saw Pan Jamaican Investment share rising $3.50 and Jamaica Producers gaining $1.170, the largest gains for the day. Trading resulted in the prices of 9 stocks rising and 13 declining as 28 securities changed hands, ending in 13,390,665 units trading, valued at $$56,272,741, in all market segments.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index gained 217.78 points to 77,277.68, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 243.49 points to close at 85,118.34 and the JSE combined index gained 124.23 points to close at 79,056.86.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Caribbean Cement closing with 15,100 units to close with a gain of 2 cents to $2.37. Carreras closed with 37,672 units and put on 60 cents to $38.60, Desnoes & Geddes concluding trading with, 50,000 shares to end with an increase of 10 cents to $4.90, Jamaica Broilers closed with 10,482,208 units to close 1 cent higher at $4.01, Jamaica Producers ending with 52,385 shares as the price jumped at $1.30 to $17, Pan Jamaican Investment closed with 550 shares as the price climbed $3.50 to $55.50 and Sagicor Real Estate Fund concluding trading with 7,800 shares traded with a gain of 5 cents to $6.70.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Ciboney exchanging a mere 200 shares at 7 cents followed by Jamaica Money Market Brokers with 6,647 ordinary shares trading to end at $6.60 and Proven Investments closing with 59,440 shares trading at 21 US cents.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless closing with 909,774 units trading as the price slipped 2 cents to 48 cents. JSE sum 28-1-15Grace Kennedy had only 290 shares changing hands to close lower by 17 cents at $62.40, Hardware & Lumber ended with 35,500 units trading to close lower by $1.01 at $6.50, Mayberry Investments ended with 1,020 units trading, the price slipped 2 cents to $1.98, National Commercial Bank in trading 167,784 shares closed 10 cents lower to $19.90. Sagicor Group closed with 212,060 units, the price slipped 8 cents to $10.12, Scotia Group had 76,218 shares changing hands at 40 cents to $20.10, Scotia Investments closed with 4,040 units trading as the price slipped 4 cents to $22.51 and Seprod ending with 31,164 units trading at 40 cents to $12.10.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded, ending with 79,152 units changing hands at $2.

First in 2014 declining stocks on top at JSE

Scotia Group gained  75 cents to $20.95

Scotia Group gained 75 cents to $20.95

In Wednesday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the advance decline ratio turned negative for the first time since the start of this year, resulting in the prices of 6 stocks rising and 10 declining as 24 securities changed hands, ending in 1,372,251 units trading valued at $11,197,571, in all market segments.
strong> Main Market| The JSE Market Index gained 640.21 points to 77,154.71, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 715.79 points to close at 84,980.86 and the JSE combined index gained 663.14 points to close at 79,116.85.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 8 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Hardware & Lumber ending with 3,000 units with the price rising 14 cents to $7.65. Jamaica Money Market Brokers closed with 13,396 shares changing hands 5 cents higher at $6.55, National Commercial Bank ended with 24,312 shares trading with a gain of 2 cents to $19.02, Sagicor Group swapped 2,900 shares with the price increasing by 10 cents to $10.30 and Scotia Group closed with 83,608 units changing hands 75 cents higher to $20.95.
JSE sum 21-1-15 Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Cable & Wireless in exchanging 271,167 units ended at 50 cents. Kingston Wharves finished with 29,708 units trading to end at $6, Mayberry Investments closed at $2 with 15,772 units traded, Pan Jamaican Investment traded 1,040 units at $53 and Sagicor Real Estate Fund closed with 1,370 units trading at $6.95.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Caribbean Cement closing with 31,686 units trading as the price slipped 18 cents to $2.32. Desnoes & Geddes contributed 26,049 shares in trading lower by 5 cents to $4.80, Gleaner closed with 103 shares changing hands lower by 5 cents to 85 cents, Grace Kennedy concluded trading with 1,010 units, the price slipped 95 cents to $62.05, Jamaica Broilers finished with 14,950 units trading as the price declined by 8 cents to $4.02. Proven Investments ended with 235,450 shares trading lower by 0.39 cents to 20.61 US cents, Salada Foods in concluding transaction in 200,000 units closed with the price falling 11 cents to $10.39, Scotia Investments traded 3,674 units with the price declining 49 cents to $22.51 and Seprod closed with 1,711 shares trading lower by 50 cents to $12.50.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share had 17,216 units changing hands at $3 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 15,000 units at $2.