JSE Daily: PJX, MDS & KREMI Lead Advancers. More 52W High As Well – Aug 07, 2018

Stock market performance report for Tuesday 7th of August 2018 below.

Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE)

Summary

  • JSE Combined Index – 4.2m shares / $86.2m traded. (22 Advanced / 21 Declined / 14 Firm) .
  • There were 2 new 52-week highs and 1 52-week low today.

Market Performance

  • Ordinary Shares – Main Market – 3,683,182 shares, 31 stocks traded, 10 not traded.
  • Ordinary Shares – Junior Market – 508,921 shares, 24 stocks traded, 11 not traded.
  • Preference Shares – Junior Market – 0 shares, 0 stocks traded, 1 not traded.
  • Preference Shares – Main Market – 134,597 shares, 14 stocks traded, 19 not traded.

Top 5 Advancing Stocks (view all advancing stocks here)

  1. Portland JSX Limited (PJX) shares advanced 11.66% or +0.94 to close at J$9.00 with 20,000 shares traded.
  2. Medical Disposables and Supplies Ltd (MDS) shares advanced 10.69% or +0.62 to close at J$6.42 with 1,793 shares traded. (Today’s range: J$6.10 – J$6.68)
  3. Caribbean Cream Ltd (KREMI) shares advanced 5.45% or +0.30 to close at J$5.80 with 5,395 shares traded.
  4. Cargo Handlers Ltd (CHL) shares advanced 5.32% or +0.55 to close at J$10.89 with 6,000 shares traded.
  5. Sterling Investments Ltd (SIL) shares advanced 4.22% or +0.57 to close at J$14.07 with 13,727 shares traded. (Today’s range: J$13.20 – J$14.10)

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

  1. Wisynco Group Ltd (WISYNCO) traded between -0.22% and 5.75% above yesterday’s closing price of J$9.22 ( from J$9.20 to J$9.75) . It closed at J$9.39.
  2. Proven Investments Ltd (Proven) traded between -5.26% and 5.26% above yesterday’s closing price of US$0.1900 ( from US$0.1800 to US$0.2000) . It closed at US$0.1900.
  3. General Accident Insurance Company Jamaica Ltd (GENAC) traded at 4.20% above yesterday’s closing price of J$3.33. It closed at J$3.47.
  4. Knutsford Express Services Ltd (KEX) traded between 3.55% and 3.99% above yesterday’s closing price of J$11.54 ( from J$11.95 to J$12.00) . It closed at J$11.96.
  5. Berger Paints Ltd (BRG) traded at 3.84% above yesterday’s closing price of J$19.26. It closed at J$20.00.

Top 5 Value Traded

  1. Scotia Group Jamaica (SGJ) shares valued at J$43.8m were traded. The stock moved -1.01% or -0.53 to close at J$52.04 with 841,089 units traded. (Today’s range: J$51.50 – J$52.57)
  2. Caribbean Cement Company Ltd (CCC) shares valued at J$7.1m were traded. The stock moved +0.65% or +0.27 to close at J$41.76 with 171,284 units traded. (Today’s range: J$41.20 – J$42.00)
  3. Carreras Ltd (CAR) shares valued at J$7.1m were traded. The stock moved -0.54% or -0.05 to close at J$9.14 with 764,451 units traded. (Today’s range: J$9.00 – J$9.50)
  4. GraceKennedy Ltd (GK) shares valued at J$6.9m were traded. The stock moved +1.26% or +0.71 to close at J$57.01 with 122,139 units traded. (Today’s range: J$56.30 – J$57.05)
  5. NCB Financial Group Ltd (NCBFG) shares valued at J$4.7m were traded. The stock moved +1.91% or +1.94 to close at J$103.55 with 45,133 units traded. (Today’s range: J$102.00 – J$104.99)

Top 5 Volume Traded

  1. Scotia Group Jamaica (SGJ) – 841.1k units traded. The shares moved -1.01% or -0.53 to close at J$52.04 (Today’s range: J$51.50 – J$52.57)
  2. Carreras Ltd (CAR) – 764.5k units traded. The shares moved -0.54% or -0.05 to close at J$9.14 (Today’s range: J$9.00 – J$9.50)
  3. Radio Jamaica Ltd (RJR) – 547.0k units traded. The shares moved 0% or 0.00 to close at J$1.03
  4. Wisynco Group Ltd (WISYNCO) – 413.5k units traded. The shares moved +1.84% or +0.17 to close at J$9.39 (Today’s range: J$9.20 – J$9.75)
  5. Mayberry Jamaican Equities Ltd (MJE) – 269.4k units traded. The shares moved -3.52% or -0.30 to close at J$8.23 (Today’s range: J$8.20 – J$8.55)

Top 5 Declining Stocks (view all declining stocks here)

  1. Pulse Investments (PULS) declined -21.13% or -0.75 to close at J$2.80 (trading between J$2.80 and J$2.80) with 3,000 shares traded
  2. 1834 Investments Limited (1834) declined -9.52% or -0.10 to close at J$0.95 (trading between J$0.90 and J$1.00) with 18,000 shares traded
  3. Mayberry Jamaican Equities Ltd (MJE) declined -3.52% or -0.30 to close at J$8.23 (trading between J$8.20 and J$8.55) with 269,427 shares traded
  4. Sagicor X Fund (XFUND) declined -3.45% or -0.50 to close at J$14.00 (trading between J$14.00 and J$14.00) with 1,000 shares traded
  5. tTech Limited (TTECH) declined -3.22% or -0.17 to close at J$5.11 (trading between J$5.00 and J$5.28) with 4,520 shares traded

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

  1. Derrimon Trading Company Ltd (DTL) traded as low as -10.22% below yesterday’s closing price of J$23.00 (between J$20.65 and J$23.00) . It closed at J$22.33.
  2. Proven Investments Ltd (Proven) traded between 5.26% and -5.26% below yesterday’s closing price of US$0.1900 (from US$0.1800 to US$0.2000) . It closed at US$0.1900.
  3. GWest Corporation Ltd (GWEST) traded as low as -4.55% below yesterday’s closing price of J$2.20 (between J$2.10 and J$2.20) . It closed at J$2.17.
  4. Elite Diagnostics Ltd (ELITE) traded as low as -3.45% below yesterday’s closing price of J$2.90 (between J$2.80 and J$2.90) . It closed at J$2.85.
  5. Jamaica Broilers Ltd (JBG) traded as low as -3.26% below yesterday’s closing price of J$25.79 (between J$24.95 and J$25.79) . It closed at J$25.49.

52-Week High/Lows

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

  1. GraceKennedy Ltd J$57.05. (Today’s range: J$56.30 – J$57.05)
  2. Medical Disposables and Supplies Ltd J$6.68. (Today’s range: J$6.10 – J$6.68)

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

  1. 1834 Investments Limited traded at its 52-week low of J$0.90. (Today’s range: J$0.90 – J$1.00)

Also Mayberry Jamaican Equities Ltd traded at a new low of J$8.20. (Today’s range: J$8.20 – J$8.55)

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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