Jamaica Producers trades 5m shares

JPG traded 5 million shares but the price dropped $1.50

JPG traded 5 million shares but the price dropped $1.50

Jamaica Producers, Sagicor Group and National Commercial Bank dominated trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Friday with a combined total of 8.45 million shares. Elsewhere, activity on the Exchange, resulted in the prices of 5 stocks rising, 7 declining as 18 securities changed hands, ending in 9,746,193 units trading, valued at $155,262,211, in all market segments.
Main Market| At the close the JSE Market Index gained 717.53 points to 85,620.15, the JSE All Jamaican Composite index rose index 802.23 points to close at 94,445.60 and the JSE combined index gained 674.14 points to close at 87,355.58.
JSE sum 10-4-15 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 13 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with offers that were lower.
Jamaica Producers traded 5,003,044 shares and lost $1.50 to end at $17 with 5 million units being bought by Stocks and Securities on behalf of clients, the selling broker was Proven Investments. Sagicor Group traded 2,288,352 shares, between $10.45 and $10.50 but closed at $10.50 for a small gain, National Commercial Bank had 1,167,359 units changing hands to close at $25.50. Carreras traded 101,583 units at $43 and suffered a lost $1.05, Scotia Group traded 244,951 shares, between $22 and $22.50 before settling at $22.05 for a loss of 45 cents andJSE qts 10-4-15
Proven Investments finished with 201,102 shares at 18 US cents.
Desnoes & Geddes traded just 1,700 shares to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $5.55 by posting a 5 cents gain. Grace Kennedy traded 3,850 shares at $65 for new 52 weeks’ highs and Supreme Ventures with 20,435 traded as high as $2.95, a new intraday 52 weeks’ high but ended down, at the close at $2.31 after shedding 49 cents from Thursday’s last price and Barita Investments suffered a fall of 27 cents to $1.95 for a new 52 weeks low. Proven 8% preference share traded 13,260 units to close at $5.05 after dropping 45 cents.

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