VM Investments & Wisynco dominate again

VM Investments volume falls, still number 2.

Investors’ appetite for the recently listed Victoria Mutual Investments and Wisynco Group fell on Wednesday in trading on Jamaica Stock Exchange with the prices declining by the close, but the stocks still dominated trading with the highest volume in the market.
At the close of trading, the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced 760.62 points to 315,140.12 and the JSE Index climbed 693.01 points to 287,128.27 in spite of a negative advance decline ratio.
Market activity ended with 25 securities changing hands, of which 5 advanced, 18 declined, 4 traded firm. A total of 4,274,854 units valued at $51,868,008 traded on Wednesday.
In the main market activity, Barita Investments ended 7 cents higher at $8.66, with 4,351 stock units, Berger Paints closed with a loss of 20 cents at $17.80, with 415 shares, Cable & Wireless concluded trading 4 cents higher at $1.35, with 247,619 units, Carreras finished at $11.30, with 139,489 shares, Caribbean Cement settled with a loss of 1 cent at $34, with 13,524 shares. Grace Kennedy traded with a loss of 50 cents at $43, with 20,083 units, Jamaica Broilers finished trading with a loss of 10 cents at $17.90, with 5,148 shares, Jamaica Producers closed with a loss of 10 cents at $16.60, with 3,030 shares, Jamaica Stock Exchange ended at $7, with 161,816 stock units. JMMB Group concluded trading at $25, with 19,159 units, Kingston Wharves settled with a loss of 99 cents at $33, with 21,185 shares, Mayberry Investments ended trading with a loss of 20 cents at $7.20, with 31,959 stock units, NCB Financial Group traded with a loss of 17 cents at $99.63, with 90,780 units. 1834 Investments finished trading with a loss of 13 cents at $1.28, with 800 shares, Student Living concluded trading with a loss of 8 cents at $6, with 1,000 units. PanJam Investment ended with a loss of 50 cents at $41, with 73,255 stock units, Portland JSX concluded trading with a loss of 25 cents at $10.75, with 2,000 units, Pulse Investments finished with a loss of 20 cents at $2, with 53,218 shares. Radio Jamaica settled with a loss of 2 cents at $1.08, with 42,122 shares, Sagicor Group ended trading 51 cents higher at $36, with 81,110 stock units, Scotia Group finished trading $1.31 higher at $51.41, with 55,140 shares, Seprod concluded trading with a loss of 5 cents at $29.95, with 3,590 units. Supreme Ventures settled with a loss of 1 cent at $11.99, with 48,975 shares, VM Investments Limited ended trading with a loss of 7 cents at $3.91, with 704,278 stock units, Wisynco Group traded with a loss of 20 cents at $10, with 2,440,080 units and Sagicor Real Estate Fund finished trading 10 cents higher at $14.60, with 10,628 shares. In the main market preference segment, 138 Student Living variable rate shares finished at $5.68, with 100 shares trading.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. For more details of market activities, see “20 JSE stocks fell 5 rise – Wednesday.”

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