Market update – Aug 08, 2011

Market Summary

In Monday’s trading session, the overall Market activity on the markets resulted in the trading of 30 stocks of which 9 advanced, 13 declined and 8 traded firm.

The Overall Market Volume (excluding blocks) amounted to 10,618,366 units valued at $62,628,541.53, with the following companies representing the volume leaders: –

  • Jamaica Broilers Group with 5,362,880 units, amounting to 50.51% of the market volume
  • Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited with 3,357,709 units, amounting to 31.62% of the market volume
  • Caribbean Cement Company Ltd. with 418,475 units, amounting to 3.94% of the market volume

Market Breakdown

Regular Market
The Regular Market activity resulted in the trading of 23 stocks of which 8 advanced, 8 declined and 7 traded firm.
Regular market volume (excluding blocks) amounted to 7,080,706 units valued at $52,573,733.60, with the following companies representing the volume leaders: –

  • Jamaica Broilers Group with 5,362,880 units, amounting to 75.74% of the market volume
  • Caribbean Cement Company Ltd. with 418,475 units, amounting to 5.91% of the market volume
  • National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd. with 262,365 units, amounting to 3.71% of the market volume

Junior Market
Market volume (excluding blocks) amounted to 3,537,660 units valued at $ 10,054,807.93

  • Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited with 3,357,709 units, amounting to 94.91% of the market volume
  • Honey Bun (1982) Limited with 93,187 units, amounting to 2.63% of the market volume
  • Lasco Distributors Limited with 43,722 units, amounting to 1.24% of the market volume

Other news

  • Jamaica Public Service Company Limited has released its unaudited financial statements for the six months ended June 30, 2011.
  • Jamaica Money Market Brokers Limited traded at its 52-week high of $7.75.
  • Kingston Wharves Limited traded at its 52-week high of $6.50.
  • Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited traded at its 52-week high of $9.40.
  • Supreme Ventures Limited traded at its 52-week high of $2.85.

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