VM Invest & Wisynco still dominant – Tuesday

Victoria Mutual Investments and Wisynco Group that listed in late December on Jamaica Stock Exchange main market, continue to dominate trading with the highest volume, accounting for 7 million of the 9.4 million units traded on Tuesday up from 5.1 traded on Monday out of 7.4 million units.
Market activity ended with 25 securities changing hands, of which 11 advanced, 5 declined, 9 traded firm and Mayberry Investments trading at a 52 weeks’ high. A total of 9,412,814 units valued at $83,130,402 traded on Tuesday.
At the close of trading the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index slipped by 75.69 points to 314,379.50 and the JSE Index fell 68.97 points to close at 286,435.26.
In the main market activity, Barita Investments ended at $8.59, with 600 stock units, Berger Paints closed 20 cents higher at $18, with 51,279 shares, Cable & Wireless concluded trading at $1.31, with 285,660 units, Carreras finished with a loss of 13 cents at $11.30, with 39,486 shares, Caribbean Cement closed $1.38 higher at $35, with 14,545 shares trading. Grace Kennedy traded 50 cents higher at $43.50, with 42,979 units, Jamaica Broilers finished trading at $18, with 18,482 shares, Jamaica Producers closed 20 cents higher at $16.70, with 9,000 shares, Jamaica Stock Exchange ended at $7, with 27,000 stock units. JMMB Group concluded trading 65 cents higher at $25, with 294,549 units, Kingston Wharves settled 99 cents higher at $33.99, with 3,344 shares, Mayberry Investments ended trading 61 cents higher at $7.40, with 40,003 stock units, NCB Financial Group traded 80 cents higher at $99.80, with 48,329 units. PanJam Investment climbed $1.50 to $41.50, with 13,715 stock units, Pulse Investments finished 10 cents higher at $2.20, with 14,722 shares, Radio Jamaica settled at $1.10, with 27,986 shares traded, Sagicor Group ended trading 84 cents higher at $35.49, with 59,960 stock units. Scotia Group finished trading with a loss of $2.90 at $50.10, with 40,490 shares, Seprod closed at $30, with 157 shares, Supreme Ventures concluded trading at $12, with 127,053 units, VM Investments  finished with a loss of 2 cents at $3.98, with 2,053,519 shares. Wisynco Group settled with a loss of 19 cents at $10.20, with 4,981,783 shares and Sagicor Real Estate Fund ended trading at $14.50, with 19,661 stock units.
In the main market preference segment, Jamaica Money Market 7.5% traded with a loss of 20 cents at $1.80, with 35,000 units, JMMB Group 7.5% closed at $1.16, with 1,163,512 shares.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. For more details of market activities, see “Advancing stocks 2 to 1 over decliners – Tuesday.”

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