JSE Daily: Major GK Trade, Plus GENAC, GK, MIL & SIL Trend Higher – Aug 09, 2018

Stock market performance report for Thursday 9th of August 2018 below.

Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE)

Summary

  • JSE Combined Index – 25.8m shares / $429.9m traded. (24 Advanced / 13 Declined / 13 Firm) .
  • There were 4 new 52-week highs and no 52-week lows today.

Market Performance

  • Ordinary Shares – Main Market – 7,426,898 shares, 27 stocks traded, 14 not traded.
  • Ordinary Shares – Junior Market – 17,729,196 shares, 20 stocks traded, 15 not traded.
  • Preference Shares – Junior Market – 100,000 shares, 1 stocks traded, 0 not traded.
  • Preference Shares – Main Market – 516,500 shares, 11 stocks traded, 19 not traded.

Top 5 Advancing Stocks (view all advancing stocks here)

  1. Mayberry Investments Ltd (MIL) shares advanced 21.13% or +1.57 to close at J$9.00 with 1,000 shares traded.
  2. Access Financial Services Ltd (AFS) shares advanced 10.10% or +4.14 to close at J$45.14 with 4,041 shares traded. (Today’s range: J$36.00 – J$46.50)
  3. Eppley Ltd (EPLY) shares advanced 8.50% or +0.78 to close at J$9.96 with 15,030 shares traded.
  4. General Accident Insurance Company Jamaica Ltd (GENAC) shares advanced 8.00% or +0.28 to close at J$3.78 with 27,032 shares traded. (Today’s range: J$3.40 – J$3.90)
  5. FosRich Company Ltd (FOSRICH) shares advanced 6.84% or +0.18 to close at J$2.81 with 41,146 shares traded. (Today’s range: J$2.75 – J$2.97)

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

  1. Sterling Investments Ltd (SIL) traded between 3.06% and 24.38% above yesterday’s closing price of J$14.07 ( from J$14.50 to J$17.50) . It closed at J$14.54.
  2. GraceKennedy Ltd (GK) traded between -0.14% and 9.50% above yesterday’s closing price of J$57.08 ( from J$57.00 to J$62.50) . It closed at J$57.30.
  3. Stationery & Office Supplies Ltd (SOS) traded between -0.37% and 5.72% above yesterday’s closing price of J$8.04 ( from J$8.01 to J$8.50) . It closed at J$8.12.
  4. AMG Packaging & Paper Company Ltd (AMG) traded at 4.71% above yesterday’s closing price of J$1.91. It closed at J$2.00.
  5. Lasco Financial Services Ltd (LASF) traded between -0.19% and 3.65% above yesterday’s closing price of J$5.21 ( from J$5.20 to J$5.40) . It closed at J$5.29.

Top 5 Value Traded

  1. GraceKennedy Ltd (GK) shares valued at J$313.9m were traded. The stock moved +0.39% or +0.22 to close at J$57.30 with 5,253,678 units traded. (Today’s range: J$57.00 – J$62.50)
  2. Lasco Financial Services Ltd (LASF) shares valued at J$88.8m were traded. The stock moved +1.54% or +0.08 to close at J$5.29 with 16,753,104 units traded. (Today’s range: J$5.20 – J$5.40)
  3. PanJam Investment limited (PJAM) shares valued at J$13.9m were traded. The stock moved -0.49% or -0.25 to close at J$51.00 with 273,280 units traded. (Today’s range: J$50.78 – J$51.30)
  4. Carreras Ltd (CAR) shares valued at J$8.3m were traded. The stock moved -0.87% or -0.08 to close at J$9.11 with 899,233 units traded. (Today’s range: J$9.00 – J$9.45)
  5. Mayberry Jamaican Equities Ltd (MJE) shares valued at J$3.1m were traded. The stock moved +0.61% or +0.05 to close at J$8.28 with 372,452 units traded. (Today’s range: J$8.22 – J$8.31)

Top 5 Volume Traded

  1. Lasco Financial Services Ltd (LASF) – 16.8m units traded. The shares moved +1.54% or +0.08 to close at J$5.29 (Today’s range: J$5.20 – J$5.40)
  2. GraceKennedy Ltd (GK) – 5.3m units traded. The shares moved +0.39% or +0.22 to close at J$57.30 (Today’s range: J$57.00 – J$62.50)
  3. Carreras Ltd (CAR) – 899.2k units traded. The shares moved -0.87% or -0.08 to close at J$9.11 (Today’s range: J$9.00 – J$9.45)
  4. Jamaica Money Market Brokers Ltd 7.50% (JMMBGL7.50) – 500.0k units traded. The shares moved 0% or 0.00 to close at J$1.00
  5. Lasco Distributors Ltd (LASD) – 412.6k units traded. The shares moved 0% or 0.00 to close at J$4.00

Top 5 Declining Stocks (view all declining stocks here)

  1. Jamaican Teas Ltd (JAMT) declined -4.93% or -0.21 to close at J$4.05 (trading between J$4.05 and J$4.05) with 25,091 shares traded
  2. Jamaica Broilers Ltd (JBG) declined -4.11% or -1.04 to close at J$24.28 (trading between J$23.50 and J$25.50) with 80,133 shares traded
  3. Pulse Investments (PULS) declined -3.68% or -0.11 to close at J$2.88 (trading between J$2.50 and J$3.00) with 17,220 shares traded
  4. Elite Diagnostics Ltd (ELITE) declined -3.51% or -0.10 to close at J$2.75 (trading between J$2.75 and J$2.75) with 6,000 shares traded
  5. Victoria Mutual Investments Ltd (VMIL) declined -1.01% or -0.04 to close at J$3.92 (trading between J$3.92 and J$3.92) with 7,500 shares traded

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

  1. Access Financial Services Ltd (AFS) traded between 13.41% and -12.20% below yesterday’s closing price of J$41.00 (from J$36.00 to J$46.50) . It closed at J$45.14.
  2. General Accident Insurance Company Jamaica Ltd (GENAC) traded between 11.43% and -2.86% below yesterday’s closing price of J$3.50 (from J$3.40 to J$3.90) . It closed at J$3.78.
  3. Kingston Wharves Ltd (KW) traded as low as -2.86% below yesterday’s closing price of J$52.50 (between J$51.00 and J$52.50) . It closed at J$52.35.
  4. Carreras Ltd (CAR) traded between 2.83% and -2.07% below yesterday’s closing price of J$9.19 (from J$9.00 to J$9.45) . It closed at J$9.11.
  5. Sagicor X Fund (XFUND) traded between 3.57% and -1.79% below yesterday’s closing price of J$14.00 (from J$13.75 to J$14.50) . It closed at J$14.11.

52-Week High/Lows

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

  1. General Accident Insurance Company Jamaica Ltd J$3.90. (Today’s range: J$3.40 – J$3.90)
  2. GraceKennedy Ltd J$62.50. (Today’s range: J$57.00 – J$62.50)
  3. Mayberry Investments Ltd J$9.00.
  4. Sterling Investments Ltd J$17.50. (Today’s range: J$14.50 – J$17.50)

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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