JSE Daily: PULS, JAMT & GENAC Lead Advancers. 2 New Highs & 2 Lows – Oct 18, 2018

Stock market performance report for Thursday 18th of October 2018 below.

Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE)

Summary

  • JSE Combined Index – 7.2m shares / $155.2m traded. (18 Advanced / 31 Declined / 7 Firm) .
  • There were 2 new 52-week highs and 2 52-week lows today.

Market Performance

  • Ordinary Shares – Main Market – 5,806,667 shares, 35 stocks traded, 9 not traded.
  • Ordinary Shares – Junior Market – 1,422,364 shares, 21 stocks traded, 13 not traded.
  • Preference Shares – Junior Market – 0 shares, 0 stocks traded, 1 not traded.
  • Preference Shares – Main Market – 177 shares, 16 stocks traded, 20 not traded.

Top 5 Advancing Stocks (view all advancing stocks here)

  1. Pulse Investments (PULS) shares advanced 12.40% or +0.31 to close at J$2.81 with 100,000 shares traded.
  2. Jamaican Teas Ltd (JAMT) shares advanced 9.09% or +0.35 to close at J$4.20 with 4,500 shares traded.
  3. General Accident Insurance Company Jamaica Ltd (GENAC) shares advanced 6.76% or +0.25 to close at J$3.95 with 2,100 shares traded.
  4. Barita Investments Ltd (BIL) shares advanced 5.26% or +1.05 to close at J$21.00 with 6,500 shares traded.
  5. AMG Packaging & Paper Company Ltd (AMG) shares advanced 3.85% or +0.07 to close at J$1.89 with 51,277 shares traded.

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

  1. Victoria Mutual Investments Ltd (VMIL) traded as high as 12.50% above yesterday’s closing price of J$4.00 (between J$4.00 and J$4.50) . It closed at J$4.15.
  2. Seprod Ltd (SEP) traded between -4.00% and 6.97% above yesterday’s closing price of J$36.46 ( from J$35.00 to J$39.00) . It closed at J$36.33.
  3. FosRich Company Ltd (FOSRICH) traded between -3.76% and 6.94% above yesterday’s closing price of J$3.46 ( from J$3.33 to J$3.70) . It closed at J$3.51.
  4. Express Catering Ltd (ECL) traded between -2.35% and 5.88% above yesterday’s closing price of J$8.50 ( from J$8.30 to J$9.00) . It closed at J$8.45.
  5. Ciboney Group Ltd (CBNY) traded as high as 5.56% above yesterday’s closing price of J$0.18 (between J$0.18 and J$0.19) . It closed at J$0.18.

Top 5 Value Traded

  1. NCB Financial Group Ltd (NCBFG) shares valued at J$59.6m were traded. The stock moved -9.25% or -11.82 to close at J$115.90 with 498,447 units traded. (Today’s range: J$110.11 – J$129.00)
  2. Caribbean Cement Company Ltd (CCC) shares valued at J$30.7m were traded. The stock moved +0.36% or +0.18 to close at J$49.95 with 621,915 units traded. (Today’s range: J$48.72 – J$50.00)
  3. Carreras Ltd (CAR) shares valued at J$15.9m were traded. The stock moved +0.78% or +0.07 to close at J$9.01 with 1,796,079 units traded. (Today’s range: J$8.60 – J$9.10)
  4. Scotia Group Jamaica (SGJ) shares valued at J$15.2m were traded. The stock moved -2.44% or -1.38 to close at J$55.13 with 271,275 units traded. (Today’s range: J$53.00 – J$58.90)
  5. Kingston Wharves Ltd (KW) shares valued at J$4.7m were traded. The stock moved +1.11% or +0.90 to close at J$82.15 with 57,215 units traded. (Today’s range: J$81.05 – J$82.50)

Top 5 Volume Traded

  1. Carreras Ltd (CAR) – 1.8m units traded. The shares moved +0.78% or +0.07 to close at J$9.01 (Today’s range: J$8.60 – J$9.10)
  2. Victoria Mutual Investments Ltd (VMIL) – 631.6k units traded. The shares moved +3.75% or +0.15 to close at J$4.15 (Today’s range: J$4.00 – J$4.50)
  3. Caribbean Cement Company Ltd (CCC) – 621.9k units traded. The shares moved +0.36% or +0.18 to close at J$49.95 (Today’s range: J$48.72 – J$50.00)
  4. NCB Financial Group Ltd (NCBFG) – 498.4k units traded. The shares moved -9.25% or -11.82 to close at J$115.90 (Today’s range: J$110.11 – J$129.00)
  5. Jamaica Stock Exchange Ltd (JSE) – 338.7k units traded. The shares moved +0.36% or +0.03 to close at J$8.35

Top 5 Declining Stocks (view all declining stocks here)

  1. Paramount Trading (Jamaica) Ltd (PTL) declined -21.82% or -0.60 to close at J$2.15 (trading between J$2.15 and J$2.15) with 3,600 shares traded
  2. 138 Student Living Jamaica Limited (138SL) declined -16.45% or -0.75 to close at J$3.81 (trading between J$3.81 and J$3.81) with 3,100 shares traded
  3. 1834 Investments Limited (1834) declined -12.62% or -0.13 to close at J$0.90 (trading between J$0.90 and J$0.90) with 20,000 shares traded
  4. CAC 2000 Limited (CAC) declined -10.00% or -2.00 to close at J$18.00 (trading between J$18.00 and J$18.00) with 10,000 shares traded
  5. NCB Financial Group Ltd (NCBFG) declined -9.25% or -11.82 to close at J$115.90 (trading between J$110.11 and J$129.00) with 498,447 shares traded

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

  1. Radio Jamaica Ltd (RJR) traded as low as -14.44% below yesterday’s closing price of J$0.90 (between J$0.77 and J$0.90) . It closed at J$0.85.
  2. Indies Pharma Jamaica Ltd (INDIES) traded between 2.89% and -13.18% below yesterday’s closing price of J$3.11 (from J$2.70 to J$3.20) . It closed at J$3.00.
  3. Salada Foods Ltd (SALF) traded as low as -12.63% below yesterday’s closing price of J$24.95 (between J$21.80 and J$24.95) . It closed at J$24.89.
  4. Lasco Manufacturing Ltd (LASM) traded between -3.23% and -11.29% below yesterday’s closing price of J$3.72 (from J$3.30 to J$3.60) . It closed at J$3.39.
  5. Jetcon Corporation Limited (JETCON) traded between -8.14% and -9.45% below yesterday’s closing price of J$3.81 (from J$3.45 to J$3.50) . It closed at J$3.50.

52-Week High/Lows

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

  1. Barita Investments Ltd J$21.00.
  2. Mayberry Investments Ltd J$11.70. (Today’s range: J$10.61 – J$11.70)

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

  1. Jetcon Corporation Limited traded at its 52-week low of J$3.45. (Today’s range: J$3.45 – J$3.50)
  2. Radio Jamaica Ltd traded at its 52-week low of J$0.77. (Today’s range: J$0.77 – J$0.90)

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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