JSE Daily: Lasco Manufacturing Ltd (LASM) Lead Market Volumes With 2.6m Shares Traded – Jun 13, 2018

Stock market performance report for Wednesday 13th of June 2018 below.

Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE)


  • JSE Combined Index – 5.7m shares / $52.6m traded. (21 Advanced / 15 Declined / 6 Firm) .
  • There were 1 new 52-week highs and no 52-week lows today.

Market Performance

  • Ordinary Shares – Main Market – 5,752,046 shares, 41 stocks traded, 31 not traded.
  • Preference Shares – Main Market – 35,300 shares, 36 stocks traded, 24 not traded.

Top 5 Advancing Stocks (view all advancing stocks here)

  1. K.L.E. Group Ltd (KLE) shares advanced 6.50% or +0.18 to close at J$2.95 with 100 shares traded.
  2. Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ) shares advanced 5.44% or +0.27 to close at J$5.23 with 1,754 shares traded.
  3. Main Event Entertainment Group Ltd (MEEG) shares advanced 4.44% or +0.34 to close at J$8.00 with 5,264 shares traded.
  4. Lasco Distributors Ltd (LASD) shares advanced 3.99% or +0.17 to close at J$4.43 with 3,700 shares traded. (Today’s range: J$4.43 – J$4.44)
  5. Caribbean Cement Company Ltd (CCC) shares advanced 3.75% or +1.47 to close at J$40.64 with 23,000 shares traded. (Today’s range: J$39.70 – J$42.00)

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

  1. Proven Investments Ltd (Proven) traded between -15.00% and 15.00% above yesterday’s closing price of US$0.2000 ( from US$0.1700 to US$0.2300) . It closed at US$0.2000.
  2. Supreme Ventures Ltd (SVL) traded between 0.27% and 8.04% above yesterday’s closing price of J$14.81 ( from J$14.85 to J$16.00) . It closed at J$15.26.
  3. Lasco Manufacturing Ltd (LASM) traded between 1.94% and 8.01% above yesterday’s closing price of J$4.12 ( from J$4.20 to J$4.45) . It closed at J$4.20.
  4. Honey Bun (1982) Ltd (HONBUN) traded between -0.43% and 7.07% above yesterday’s closing price of J$4.67 ( from J$4.65 to J$5.00) . It closed at J$4.75.
  5. Jamaican Teas Ltd (JAMT) traded between -5.66% and 3.77% above yesterday’s closing price of J$5.30 ( from J$5.00 to J$5.50) . It closed at J$5.32.

Top 5 Value Traded

  1. Lasco Manufacturing Ltd (LASM) shares valued at J$11.4m were traded. The stock moved +1.94% or +0.08 to close at J$4.20 with 2,647,259 units traded. (Today’s range: J$4.20 – J$4.45)
  2. Wisynco Group Ltd (WISYNCO) shares valued at J$10.7m were traded. The stock moved -0.10% or -0.01 to close at J$9.81 with 1,080,201 units traded. (Today’s range: J$9.75 – J$10.00)
  3. Jamaica Money Market Brokers Group Ltd (JMMBGL) shares valued at J$10.0m were traded. The stock moved -1.08% or -0.30 to close at J$27.60 with 358,700 units traded. (Today’s range: J$27.51 – J$28.25)
  4. Scotia Group Jamaica (SGJ) shares valued at J$3.0m were traded. The stock moved +0.12% or +0.06 to close at J$51.37 with 59,507 units traded. (Today’s range: J$50.02 – J$51.70)
  5. Kingston Wharves Ltd (KW) shares valued at J$2.8m were traded. The stock moved -1.66% or -0.77 to close at J$45.73 with 61,766 units traded. (Today’s range: J$45.61 – J$46.50)

Top 5 Volume Traded

  1. Lasco Manufacturing Ltd (LASM) – 2.6m units traded. The shares moved +1.94% or +0.08 to close at J$4.20 (Today’s range: J$4.20 – J$4.45)
  2. Wisynco Group Ltd (WISYNCO) – 1.1m units traded. The shares moved -0.1% or -0.01 to close at J$9.81 (Today’s range: J$9.75 – J$10.00)
  3. Jamaica Money Market Brokers Group Ltd (JMMBGL) – 358.7k units traded. The shares moved -1.08% or -0.30 to close at J$27.60 (Today’s range: J$27.51 – J$28.25)
  4. Victoria Mutual Investments Ltd (VMIL) – 311.3k units traded. The shares moved +1.49% or +0.06 to close at J$4.08 (Today’s range: J$4.05 – J$4.15)
  5. Knutsford Express Services Ltd (KEX) – 219.9k units traded. The shares moved -10% or -1.28 to close at J$11.52 (Today’s range: J$11.50 – J$12.00)

Top 5 Declining Stocks (view all declining stocks here)

  1. Access Financial Services Ltd (AFS) declined -11.17% or -5.77 to close at J$45.88 (trading between J$44.00 and J$53.00) with 29,618 shares traded
  2. Kingston Properties Ltd (KPREIT) declined -10.83% or -0.65 to close at J$5.35 (trading between J$5.35 and J$5.35) with 2,400 shares traded
  3. Knutsford Express Services Ltd (KEX) declined -10.00% or -1.28 to close at J$11.52 (trading between J$11.50 and J$12.00) with 219,933 shares traded
  4. Stationery & Office Supplies Ltd (SOS) declined -4.13% or -0.33 to close at J$7.67 (trading between J$7.50 and J$7.90) with 139,467 shares traded
  5. General Accident Insurance Company Jamaica Ltd (GENAC) declined -3.85% or -0.12 to close at J$3.00 (trading between J$3.00 and J$3.00) with 1,500 shares traded

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

  1. Proven Investments Ltd (Proven) traded between 15.00% and -15.00% below yesterday’s closing price of US$0.2000 (from US$0.1700 to US$0.2300) . It closed at US$0.2000.
  2. Jamaican Teas Ltd (JAMT) traded between 3.77% and -5.66% below yesterday’s closing price of J$5.30 (from J$5.00 to J$5.50) . It closed at J$5.32.
  3. FosRich Company Ltd (FOSRICH) traded between 0.36% and -5.11% below yesterday’s closing price of J$2.74 (from J$2.60 to J$2.75) . It closed at J$2.74.
  4. Radio Jamaica Ltd (RJR) traded as low as -4.55% below yesterday’s closing price of J$1.10 (between J$1.05 and J$1.10) . It closed at J$1.06.
  5. Express Catering Ltd (ECL) traded between 0.13% and -3.02% below yesterday’s closing price of J$7.94 (from J$7.70 to J$7.95) . It closed at J$7.80.

52-Week High/Lows

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

  1. Supreme Ventures Ltd – J$16.00(Today’s range: J$14.85 – J$16.00)


  • JSE Combined Index (J$) includes Ordinary Shares – Main Market and Ordinary Shares – Junior Market
  • JSE Market Index (J$) includes Ordinary Shares – Main MarketPreference 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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