JSE Daily: 5 New Highs. AFS, MDS & EPLY Lead Decliners – Aug 08, 2018

Stock market performance report for Wednesday 8th of August 2018 below.

Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE)

Summary

  • JSE Combined Index – 10.2m shares / $107.0m traded. (12 Advanced / 27 Declined / 10 Firm) .
  • There were 5 new 52-week highs and 1 52-week lows today.

Market Performance

  • Ordinary Shares – Main Market – 3,523,574 shares, 27 stocks traded, 14 not traded.
  • Ordinary Shares – Junior Market – 6,703,474 shares, 20 stocks traded, 15 not traded.
  • Preference Shares – Junior Market – 8,150 shares, 1 stocks traded, 0 not traded.
  • Preference Shares – Main Market – 4,300 shares, 16 stocks traded, 20 not traded.

Top 5 Advancing Stocks (view all advancing stocks here)

  1. 1834 Investments Limited (1834) shares advanced 10.53% or +0.10 to close at J$1.05 with 624,732 shares traded.
  2. Pulse Investments (PULS) shares advanced 6.79% or +0.19 to close at J$2.99 with 204,892 shares traded. (Today’s range: J$2.50 – J$3.00)
  3. Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ) shares advanced 4.50% or +0.28 to close at J$6.50 with 5,275,108 shares traded. (Today’s range: J$6.47 – J$6.77)
  4. Mayberry Investments Ltd (MIL) shares advanced 4.50% or +0.32 to close at J$7.43 with 68,254 shares traded. (Today’s range: J$7.26 – J$7.55)
  5. Seprod Ltd (SEP) shares advanced 3.12% or +1.00 to close at J$33.01 with 277 shares traded.

Top 5 (Intra-Day) Advancing Stocks (Not including the top 5 advancers above)

  1. General Accident Insurance Company Jamaica Ltd (GENAC) traded as high as 11.24% above yesterday’s closing price of J$3.47 (between J$3.47 and J$3.86) . It closed at J$3.50.
  2. Berger Paints Ltd (BRG) traded as high as 5.00% above yesterday’s closing price of J$20.00 (between J$20.00 and J$21.00) . It closed at J$20.17.
  3. Caribbean Cement Company Ltd (CCC) traded between -1.34% and 4.17% above yesterday’s closing price of J$41.76 ( from J$41.20 to J$43.50) . It closed at J$42.29.
  4. Carreras Ltd (CAR) traded between -1.53% and 3.28% above yesterday’s closing price of J$9.14 ( from J$9.00 to J$9.44) . It closed at J$9.19.
  5. Everything Fresh Ltd (EFRESH) traded between -0.52% and 2.06% above yesterday’s closing price of J$1.94 ( from J$1.93 to J$1.98) . It closed at J$1.93.

Top 5 Value Traded

  1. Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ) shares valued at J$34.9m were traded. The stock moved +4.50% or +0.28 to close at J$6.50 with 5,275,108 units traded. (Today’s range: J$6.47 – J$6.77)
  2. Sagicor Group Jamaica Ltd (SJ) shares valued at J$34.2m were traded. The stock moved -0.52% or -0.20 to close at J$38.02 with 898,949 units traded. (Today’s range: J$38.00 – J$38.05)
  3. PanJam Investment limited (PJAM) shares valued at J$9.10m were traded. The stock moved -0.27% or -0.14 to close at J$51.25 with 194,600 units traded.
  4. NCB Financial Group Ltd (NCBFG) shares valued at J$5.2m were traded. The stock moved -0.69% or -0.71 to close at J$102.84 with 51,103 units traded. (Today’s range: J$100.00 – J$104.20)
  5. Carreras Ltd (CAR) shares valued at J$3.3m were traded. The stock moved +0.55% or +0.05 to close at J$9.19 with 363,054 units traded. (Today’s range: J$9.00 – J$9.44)

Top 5 Volume Traded

  1. Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ) – 5.3m units traded. The shares moved +4.5% or +0.28 to close at J$6.50 (Today’s range: J$6.47 – J$6.77)
  2. Sagicor Group Jamaica Ltd (SJ) – 898.9k units traded. The shares moved -0.52% or -0.20 to close at J$38.02 (Today’s range: J$38.00 – J$38.05)
  3. 1834 Investments Limited (1834) – 624.7k units traded. The shares moved +10.53% or +0.10 to close at J$1.05
  4. Honey Bun (1982) Ltd (HONBUN) – 523.5k units traded. The shares moved -4.22% or -0.19 to close at J$4.31 (Today’s range: J$4.25 – J$4.50)
  5. Radio Jamaica Ltd (RJR) – 498.5k units traded. The shares moved 0% or 0.00 to close at J$1.03

Top 5 Declining Stocks (view all declining stocks here)

  1. Access Financial Services Ltd (AFS) declined -11.83% or -5.50 to close at J$41.00 (trading between J$36.00 and J$46.00) with 1,000 shares traded
  2. Medical Disposables and Supplies Ltd (MDS) declined -9.19% or -0.59 to close at J$5.83 (trading between J$5.75 and J$6.20) with 63,387 shares traded
  3. Eppley Ltd (EPLY) declined -8.02% or -0.80 to close at J$9.18 (trading between J$9.18 and J$9.18) with 570 shares traded
  4. K.L.E. Group Ltd (KLE) declined -6.33% or -0.19 to close at J$2.81 (trading between J$2.50 and J$3.00) with 7,933 shares traded
  5. Main Event Entertainment Group Ltd (MEEG) declined -6.16% or -0.45 to close at J$6.86 (trading between J$6.85 and J$6.90) with 3,494 shares traded

Top 5 (Intra-Day) Declining Stocks (Not including the top 5 decliners above)

  1. Pulse Investments (PULS) traded between 7.14% and -10.71% below yesterday’s closing price of J$2.80 (from J$2.50 to J$3.00) . It closed at J$2.99.
  2. Jamaican Teas Ltd (JAMT) traded as low as -6.98% below yesterday’s closing price of J$4.30 (between J$4.00 and J$4.30) . It closed at J$4.26.
  3. Salada Foods Ltd (SALF) traded at -5.60% below yesterday’s closing price of J$15.89. It closed at J$15.00.
  4. Honey Bun (1982) Ltd (HONBUN) traded as low as -5.56% below yesterday’s closing price of J$4.50 (between J$4.25 and J$4.50) . It closed at J$4.31.
  5. AMG Packaging & Paper Company Ltd (AMG) traded as low as -5.00% below yesterday’s closing price of J$2.00 (between J$1.90 and J$2.00) . It closed at J$1.91.

52-Week High/Lows

5 stock(s) hit 52-week highs today. (more about these stocks here)

  1. Caribbean Producers Jamaica J$6.77. (Today’s range: J$6.47 – J$6.77)
  2. Express Catering Ltd J$8.10. (Today’s range: J$7.90 – J$8.10)
  3. General Accident Insurance Company Jamaica Ltd J$3.86. (Today’s range: J$3.47 – J$3.86)
  4. GraceKennedy Ltd J$58.00. (Today’s range: J$57.00 – J$58.00)
  5. Mayberry Investments Ltd J$7.55. (Today’s range: J$7.26 – J$7.55)

1 stock(s) hit 52-week lows today. (more about these stocks here)

  1. AMG Packaging & Paper Company Ltd traded at its 52-week low of J$1.90. (Today’s range: J$1.90 – J$2.00)

Note:

  • JSE Combined Index (J$) includes Ordinary Shares – Main Market and Ordinary Shares – Junior Market
  • JSE Market Index (J$) includes Ordinary Shares – Main Market, Preference Shares – Junior Market, and Preference Shares – Main Market
  • JSE Junior Market Index (J$) includes Ordinary Shares – Junior Market, and Preference Shares – Junior Market
  • JSE US Equities Index (US$) includes Ordinary Shares – US Market, and US Denominated Shares – Main Market

 

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