15 stocks rose 10 declined on JSE

JSE traded at a new all-time high of $4.80 to record a gain of 220% for the year to date

JSE traded at a new all-time high of $4.80 to record a gain of 220% for the year to date

Activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 15 stocks rising, 10 declining as 42 securities changed hands, ending in 5,509,275 units trading, valued at $30,879,690, in all market segments.
TheJSE Market Index lost 484.92 points to 99,189.54, theJSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 542.01 points to close at 11109,806.20 and the JSE combined index gained 850.26 points to end at 101,568.60.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 14 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with offers that were lower.
Market activity saw, Cable & Wireless ending with 1,359,285 shares to close at 48 cents, after losing 2 cents but the stock traded as low as 45 cents after the company reported a huge $9 billion loss including an exceptional charge of $7 billion, after trading closed on Monday. JSE sum 2-6-15 Caribbean Cement had 70,900 shares trading at $5.10, to record a gain of 10 cents. Carreras traded of $51.50 and lost 50 cents but with just 6,272 shares, Desnoes & Geddes had 38,161 units changing hands at $7.50, for a loss of 5 cents, Hardware & Lumber traded 72,196 shares between a new intra-day high of $19 and the closing price of $18, Jamaica Broilers traded 206,666 units to close at $5.25 with a 30 cents loss. Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 5,000 units at a new high of $4.80 after gaining 30 cents. JMMB Group gained 5 cents, with 14,350 shares to close at $8.50. Mayberry Investments traded 183,599 units at $3.09, as the price slipped by 1 cent, JSE clse 2-6-15 National Commercial Bank traded 24,497 shares at $29.90 and lost 9 cents, Radio Jamaica traded 100,000 shares to remain unchanged at $3. Sagicor Group had 344,180 units trading 5 cents higher to end at $12.05, the company Real Estate Fund ended with 18,186 units trading down by 8 cents at $7.50. Scotia Group traded 309,997 units at $25.30, Supreme Ventures added 117,357 shares at $3.80. Proven Investments had 40,900 changing hands at 20.99 US cents, Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference shares closed with 250,900 units trading at $2.11 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference shares closed with 147,225 units trading at $3.02.

Market back to pre-crisis levels

Carreras traded at a 52 weeks' high of $52

Carreras traded at a 52 weeks’ high of $52

Activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulted in the prices of 15 stocks rising, 6 declining as 28 securities changed hands, ending in 6,921,820 units trading, valued at $48,898,561, in all market segments.
Stocks trading at new 52 weeks’ high in the main market are, Carreras traded of $52 to gain $2 but with only 800 shares, Jamaica Stock Exchange, Jamaica Broilers and Pan Jamaican.
TheJSE Market Index gained 908.09 points to 99,674.46, theJSE All Jamaican Composite index climbed 1,015.00 points to close at 110,348.21 and JSE sum 1-6-15the JSE combined index gained 850.26 points to end at 101,869.93. The close on Monday, places the all Jamaican index back to July 2008 levels.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 11 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with offers that were lower.
Cable & Wireless closed with 341,888 shares trading at 50 cents, Caribbean Cement had 61,057 shares trading at $5, to record a gain of 40 cents. Desnoes & Geddes had 15,250 units changing hands at $7.55, in putting on 12 cents, Jamaica Broilers traded 115,000 units at $5.55 with a 5 cents gain, Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 10,000 units at a new high of $4.50. JMMB Group lost ground by falling 55 cents, with 22,350 shares to close at $8.45 after the investment bank posted earnings of $1.18 per share for the year to March, compared with $1.74 in 2014. The company only made $76 million in the quarter compared to reach $1.93 million compared with $1.85 million at the end of December.JSE fn Qts-1- 6-15 Mayberry Investments traded 127,350 units at $3.10, as the price moved up 10 cents, Pan Jamaican Investment traded 6,473 shares at $60.50 to gain 50 cents, for a new 52 weeks’ high. Radio Jamaica traded 55,622 shares and gained 40 cents to close at $3, the company released results of 32 cents per share for the year to March after trading closed compared with 17 cents in 2014. Sagicor Group had 308,000 units trading at the end at $12, the company Real Estate Fund ended with 3,933,104 units trading 7 cents high at $7.58, Scotia Group traded 261,103 units at $25.30 Seprod 23,580 shares as the price slipped 95 cents to $16.55 and Supreme Ventures added 487,217 shares at $3.80.

Sagicor stole show with 11.4m Shares

SagicorBuilding280x150 Sagicor Group had 11,418,503 shares trading at $11.52 as Sagicor Investments was the only broker in trading of the stock on behalf of clients as well as some being bought for in house inventory purposes. Activity on the overall market, resulted in the prices of 18 stocks rising, 8 declining as 37 securities changed hands, ending in 15,580,599 units trading, valued at $163,455,688, in all market segments.
The JSE Market Index gained 621.20 lost points to 98,315.18, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 694.34 points to close at 108,828.89 and the JSE combined index gained/ put on 600.84points to end at 100,580.46.
JSE 28-5-15 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows only 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with offers that were lower.
In trading, Barita Investments exchanged 77,159 shares to close at $2.50, after shedding 20 cents, Cable & Wireless traded 353,348 units at 50 cents at the close Caribbean Cement had 102,760 shares changing hands at $5, to gain 60 cents at the close, but traded as low as $4.40. Carreras had 104,150 units trading unchanged at $49, Desnoes & Geddes gained 15 cents in trading 12,500 units at $7.50. Gleaner closed up 14 cents as 25,811 units changed hands at $1.10.JSe fn Qts 28-5-15 All the Jamaica Producers’ 36,937 shares traded at $18.55, Jamaica Stock Exchange traded at a new all-time high of $3.65 with 10,000 units, Margaritaville traded 89,180 units at 10.5 US cents up from 10 US cents, Mayberry Investments traded 98,500 at $3, National Commercial Bank traded 15,647 shares to close with a gain of 53 cents at $30.10. Proven Investments ended with 18,320 units as the price rose to 20.99 US cents followed by Sagicor Real Estate Fund with 202,000 shares at $7.51, Scotia Group had 673,965 shares changing hands at $25.50 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference shares with 289,776 units at $3.02.

JSE Market post gains

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The Jamaica Stock Exchange had 30 securities trading at 11:35 on Wednesday JSE int 27-5-15accounting for 1.99 million units. The All Jamaican composite Index is up 929.28 points 108,844.98, the JSE index is at 98,329.41 gained 831.17points and the junior market rose 12.93 to 869.36. so far 12 stocks recorded gains versus 8 that are down.In trading, Hardware & Lumber traded 30,000 units at $12, up $1.75, Supreme Ventures lost 45 cents to $3.50 with 47,700 units changing hands, K.L.E. Group traded at a new low of 75 cents while dropping 24 cents with 100,000 units trading Lasco Distributors traded 300,000 units at $1.60 to gain 5 cents, Lasco Financial Services have so far traded 794,279 shares at a new 52 weeks’ high of $1.50 to gain 20 cents and Lasco Manufacturing traded 31,463 units with a gain of 3 cents to $1.28.

16 stocks rise 5 down on JSE

JMMB Group closed at 52 weeks' high on Tuesday

JMMB Group closed at 52 weeks’ high on Tuesday

Activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, continues to be bullish and resulted in the prices of 16 stocks rising, including 9 new closing 52 weeks’ highs, just 5 declining as 30 securities changed hands, ending in only 3,281,521 units trading, valued at a mere $13,621,699, in all market segments.
The JSE Market Index gained 413.98 points to end at 99,124.54, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 462.85 points to close at 109,544.13 and the JSE combined index gained 544.39 points to close at 101,253.09. The market broke through resistance on Monday, and seems to be moving away from the latest test. The next test at 115,000 points that is likely to challenge the rally with earnings almost fully in in a few days.JSE sum 12-5-15 The added factor is the short-term moving average is lagging by a large margin the current market level and they will need some time to catch up with each other, if a correction does not take effect to bring more in line with each other.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 11 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with offers that were lower.
Stocks trading include Barita Investments ending with 320,000 shares trading 6 cents higher, at $2.37, for a 52 weeks’ high. Berger Paints had 20,571 units changing hands 16 cents $2, Cable & Wireless had 727,789 actively trading at 48 cents as the price ended 2 cents higher, Caribbean Cement closed at a new 52 weeks high of $5.05 with the price rising 51 cents with 671,498 shares changing hands. JSE fn Qts 12-5-15Desnoes & Geddes closed with 15,000 shares to hit a 52 weeks’ high of $7.05 after posting a gain of 15 cents, Grace Kennedy traded 16,875shares to end at $65 but lost 49 cents, JMMB Group had 36,078 shares changing hands at 41 cents higher for a 52 weeks high of $9.50. National Commercial Bank traded 72,619 shares at $30, Sagicor Group exchanged 16,187 units at $12.10 with a gain of 10 cents, Salada Foods traded 5,910 units and put on 83 cents to $9.50, Scotia Group had 41,000 shares changing hands to close 1 cents higher at $25.03 after trading as high as $27, 81. Supreme Ventures traded 179,873 shares at a new 52 weeks; high of $3.95 by adding 6 cents. Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 42,000 units at $2.10 but ended 1 cent lower and the 8.75% preference share traded 376,500 to end at $3, after losing 2 cents.

6 TTSE stocks rose on Tuesday

Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange on Tuesday ended with 14 securities changing hands of which 6 advanced, 1 declined and 7 traded firm with a total of 264,285 units, valued at $3,318,646.
TTSE sum 24-3-15At the close of the market, the Composite Index lost 0.48 points to close at 1,155.73, the All T&T Index fell by just 1.59 points to close at 1,972.66 and the Cross Listed Index fell / increased by a mere 0.08 points to end at 44.42.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Guardian Media closing at $19.76 having gained 1 cent with 4,922 shares changing hands, Massy Holdings gained 1 cent to end at $63.01 with 13,516 shares trading for a value of $851,623. Point Lisas Industrial Port closing with 30 shares changing hands 1 cent higher at $3.53, Scotiabank traded 821 shares to close 4 cents higher at $62.05, Trinidad Cement with 20,700 shares trading closed 2 cents up at $2.62 and West Indian Tobacco traded 7,238 shares valued at $905,043 to close with a gain of 2 cent at $125.05.
Declines| Scotia Investments traded 32,082 shares but lost 2 cents and closed at $1.50 to be the sole stocks declining.
Firm Trades| Stocks closing with prices unchanged at the end of trading are, Clico Investment Fund with 30,230 shares valued at $680,427 to end at $22.50, Grace Kennedy contributing 36,670 shares with a value of $129,812, to close at $3.54, Guardian Holdings closing at $14.50 while trading 5,800 units. National Commercial Bank with 64,322 shares changing hands for a value of $100,342, closing at $1.56, National Enterprises with 2,635 shares trading at $17.35, One Caribbean Media contributed 1,294 shares at $22.30 and Sagicor Financial Corporation with 44,025 shares trading for $242,140 to end at $5.50.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 3 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower.

TCL jumps 19 cents to $2.50

TCL ement_280x150 Trinidad Cement stock gained 19 cents in Thursday’s trading ahead of the rights issue which starts next week, but still below the price of $2.90 that the each of the share in the rights issue will be priced at.
Trading on the Trinidad Stock Exchange ended with 9 securities changing hands of which 4 advanced, 4 declined and 1 traded firm with a total of 768,222 units, valued at $3,782,768. At the close of the market, the Composite Index rose by 0.10 points to close at 1,148.66, the All T&T Index gained 1.09 points to close at 1,979.85 and the Cross Listed Index fell 0.12 points to end 41.57.
Gains| Stocks increasing in price at the close are, Clico Investment Fund with only 480 shares trading, advanced by 1 cents to $22.53 while National Enterprises added 32,693 shares, valued at $567,368 and gained 6 cent at $17.40. National Flour Mills closed with 7,953 shares with a gain of 2 cents to end at $1.52 and Trinidad Cement with 368,999 shares changing hands for a value of $921,497.50, gained 19 cents to end the day at $2.50.
TTSE sum 26-2-15 Declines| The stocks declining at the end of trading are, Grace Kennedy closed trading with 15,000 shares at $3.60 with a 1 cent decline. Massy Holdings trading 1,238 shares to close at 63.59, with a loss of 1 cent for a new 52 weeks’ low. Republic Bank traded 1,000 shares at $118.38, to close with a decline of 2 cents and Sagicor Financial Corporation suffered a loss of 14 cents to close at $5.10 while trading 305,259 shares for $1,557,119.
Firm Trades| Guardian Holdings contributed 35,600 shares with a value of $462,800 and closed at $13.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator had 5 stocks with the bid higher than their last selling prices and 5 stocks with offers that were lower.

Gleaner’s big trade on JSE

Gleaner280x150Activity picked up on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Wednesday and resulted in the prices of 5 stocks rising, 3 declining as 22 securities changed hands, ending with 47,574,512 units trading, valued at $46,962,041, in all market segments as the Gleaner Company posted the largest trade.
Gleaner Company ended with more than 32 million units valued at $27.36 million trading. Broker, Stocks & Securities played a major role in the trade, with all units sold, executed by them as brokers with buying by MVL Stockbrokers for all but 185,000 units. The trades have removed a major overhang of selling from the market but still leave more selling at the closing price and some offers close to the closing price.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index gained 338.21 points to 80,218.87, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose 378.14 points to close at 88,406.72 and the JSE combined index gained 297.60points to close at 82,097.57.
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 3 stocks with offers that were lower.

C&W traded 1.9m shares and gained 2 cents to end at 50 cents on Wednesday

C&W traded 1.9m shares and gained 2 cents to end at 50 cents on Wednesday

Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless finishing with 1,920,300 shares while gaining 2 cents to 50 cents. Grace Kennedy closing with 1,286 units changing hands ended with an increase of 51 cents to $60.51, National Commercial Bank finished with 9,350 shares as the price gained 13 cents to end at a new 52 weeks’ high of $22.15, Sagicor Group closing with 13,000 shares to end with an increase of 9 cents to $10.40 and Scotia Group ending with 2,977 shares trading for 20 cents more to $21.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Caribbean Cement closing with 10,000 shares trading at $2.85, Carreras ending with 22,192 shares trading at $44.50, Gleaner closing with 32,184,601 shares changing hands at 85 cents. Jamaica Broilers closed with 25,966 shares trading at $4.02, Mayberry Investments had 7,886 units trading at $1.95 and Sagicor Real Estate Fund closed with 3,200 shares changing hands at $6.70.
JSE sum 25-2-15 Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Jamaica Money Market Brokers concluding trading with 579,863 ordinary shares changing hands to close 10 cents lower to $6.90 and Proven Investments ended trading with 9,810 shares trading lower by 0.05 cent to 18 US cents.
Preference| Jamaica Public Service 9.5% preference share traded 881 units at $1,125 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share ended with 1,460,887 shares changing hands to close $2.

8 JSE stocks rise 4 down on Tuesday

Carreras closed at a new 52 weeks' high of $43 on Tuesday.

Carreras closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of $43 on Tuesday.

Tuesday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange picked up somewhat from Monday’s poor showing but it still remains at extreme low levels, and resulted in the prices of 8 stocks rising, 4 declining as 24 securities changed hands, ending in 2,488,709 units trading, valued at $9,886,268, in all market segments.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index lost 136.66 points to 77,813.64, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 152.80 points to close at 85,717.56 and the JSE combined index declined by 61.43 points to close at 79,801.73.
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 3 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Cable & Wireless closing with 456,902 shares trading, rising 5 cents to 50 cents, after the parent company indicated that revenues climbed 27 percent in the December quarter for the Jamaican subsidiary. Carreras closed with 61,408 units and put on $1 to close at a new 52 weeks’ high of $43, Grace Kennedy ending trading with 16,643 shares and increased 5 cents to $60, National Commercial Bank closing with 12,697 shares while gaining 5 cents to $20.45, Sagicor Real Estate Fund finished with 17,000 shares as the price jumped 5 cents to $6.70 and Scotia Investments in trading 7,733 shares, ended with an increase of 45 cents to $23.
JSe sum 10-2-15 Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Berger Paints trading as 3,000 shares changed hands at $1.56, Caribbean Cement finishing with 5,624 shares changing hands at $2.25, Kingston Wharves trading 239,137 shares and closed at $6. Palace Amusement finished with 3,000 units trading at $66, Pan Jamaican Investment closed with 9,450 units at $53 and Sagicor Group ending trading with 16,470 shares changing hands at $10.25.
Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Jamaica Broilers closing with 37,000 shares, 14 cents lower to $4.05. Proven Investments ending trading with just 1,548 shares, 1.02 cents down to 20 US cents, Salada Foods closing with just 100 units to fall 9 cents to $10.30 and Scotia Group finishing with 15,656 units with a 15 cents decline to $20.35.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share closed with 778,511 units trading at $2.

Trading levels sink on JSE

New Scotia banking centre in Montego Bay

New Scotia banking centre in Montego Bay

Monday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange was paltry, resulting in the prices of only 2 stocks rising and 7 declining as only 18 securities changed hands, ending in only 402,840 units trading, valued at a mere $4,272,180, in all market segments.
Main Market| The JSE Market Index lost 1,170.35 points to 77,950.30, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index fell 1,308.51 points to close at 85,870.36 and the JSE combined index declined by 1,104.31 points to close at 79,863.16.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 12 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower.
Gains| Stocks gaining with last traded prices, at the end of trading in the main market are, Jamaica Broilers trading 3,900 units and closed at with a gain of 4 cents to $4.19 and Pan Jamaican Investment with 20,227 share closed 95 cents higher at $53.
Firm| The stocks in the main market to close without a change in the last traded prices are, Carreras finished with 3,628 shares trading at $42, Proven Investments closed with 34,819 shares trading at 21.02 US cents and Sagicor Group finished with 41,010 shares changing hands at $10.25.
JSEs um 9-2-15 Declines| The last traded prices of stocks with losses at the end of trading in the main market are, Caribbean Cement closing with 34,514 shares changing hands, fell 5 cents to $2.25, Grace Kennedy ending trading with 2,100 shares, lost 5 cents at $59.95. Jamaica Money Market Brokers closing with 5,000 units as the price slipped 10 cents to $7, National Commercial Bank finished with 13,003 shares trading 10 cents lower to $20.40, Sagicor Real Estate Fund trading 76,845 shares and closed with a loss of 34 cents to $6.50 and Scotia Group closing with 18,990 units, to fall $1.49 to $20.50.
Preference| Jamaica Money Market Brokers 8.75% preference share traded 35,400 units at $3.02.