KREMI, HONBUN & LASF Lead Decliners; PAL, CPJ Advancers – Mar 16, 2018

Stock market performance report for Friday 16th of March 2018 below.

Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE)


  • JSE Combined Index – 6.6m shares / $78.4m traded. (19 Advanced / 18 Declined / 10 Firm) .
  • There were 1 new 52-week highs and no 52-week lows today.

Market Performance

  • Ordinary Shares – Main Market – 6,636,419 shares, 46 stocks traded, 25 not traded.
  • Preference Shares – Main Market – 100 shares, 1 stocks traded, 20 not traded.

Top 5 Advancing Stocks (view all advancing stocks here)

  1. Palace Amusement Co. Ltd (PAL) shares advanced 18.18% or +200.00 to close at J$1,300.00 with 300 shares traded.
  2. Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ) shares advanced 7.60% or +0.33 to close at J$4.67 with 30,000 shares traded. (Today’s range: J$4.66 – J$4.67)
  3. Mayberry Investments Ltd (MIL) shares advanced 6.38% or +0.33 to close at J$5.50 with 18,949 shares traded.
  4. 138 Student Living Jamaica Limited (138SL) shares advanced 5.26% or +0.29 to close at J$5.80 with 5,000 shares traded.
  5. 1834 Investments Limited (1834) shares advanced 3.60% or +0.04 to close at J$1.15 with 9,750 shares traded.

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

  1. Jamaica Stock Exchange Ltd (JSE) traded between -7.69% and 7.54% above yesterday’s closing price of J$6.50 ( from J$6.00 to J$6.99) . It closed at J$6.27.
  2. Lasco Manufacturing Ltd (LASM) traded as high as 5.26% above yesterday’s closing price of J$3.99 (between J$3.99 and J$4.20) . It closed at J$3.99.
  3. Carreras Ltd (CAR) traded between -2.44% and 5.17% above yesterday’s closing price of J$10.25 ( from J$10.00 to J$10.78) . It closed at J$10.05.
  4. Elite Diagnostics Ltd (ELITE) traded as high as 4.92% above yesterday’s closing price of J$3.05 (between J$3.05 and J$3.20) . It closed at J$3.09.
  5. Scotia Group Jamaica (SGJ) traded between -2.83% and 4.71% above yesterday’s closing price of J$51.57 ( from J$50.11 to J$54.00) . It closed at J$50.72.

Top 5 Value Traded

  1. Sagicor Group Jamaica Ltd (SJ) shares valued at J$19.3m were traded. The stock moved +0.17% or +0.06 to close at J$35.86 with 537,833 units traded. (Today’s range: J$35.60 – J$36.25)
  2. Carreras Ltd (CAR) shares valued at J$13.0m were traded. The stock moved -1.95% or -0.20 to close at J$10.05 with 1,251,675 units traded. (Today’s range: J$10.00 – J$10.78)
  3. Berger Paints Ltd (BRG) shares valued at J$8.4m were traded. The stock moved -3.18% or -0.54 to close at J$16.46 with 501,659 units traded. (Today’s range: J$16.45 – J$17.00)
  4. Jamaica Money Market Brokers Group Ltd (JMMBGL) shares valued at J$6.6m were traded. The stock moved +0.96% or +0.25 to close at J$26.31 with 251,690 units traded. (Today’s range: J$26.00 – J$26.50)
  5. Caribbean Cream Ltd (KREMI) shares valued at J$5.10m were traded. The stock moved -14.06% or -0.98 to close at J$5.99 with 1,000,000 units traded.

Top 5 Volume Traded

  1. Carreras Ltd (CAR) – 1.3m units traded. The shares moved -1.95% or -0.20 to close at J$10.05 (Today’s range: J$10.00 – J$10.78)
  2. Caribbean Cream Ltd (KREMI) – 1.0m units traded. The shares moved -14.06% or -0.98 to close at J$5.99
  3. Lasco Manufacturing Ltd (LASM) – 927.1k units traded. The shares moved 0% or 0.00 to close at J$3.99 (Today’s range: J$3.99 – J$4.20)
  4. Sagicor Group Jamaica Ltd (SJ) – 537.8k units traded. The shares moved +0.17% or +0.06 to close at J$35.86 (Today’s range: J$35.60 – J$36.25)
  5. Berger Paints Ltd (BRG) – 501.7k units traded. The shares moved -3.18% or -0.54 to close at J$16.46 (Today’s range: J$16.45 – J$17.00)

Top 5 Declining Stocks (view all declining stocks here)

  1. Caribbean Cream Ltd (KREMI) declined -14.06% or -0.98 to close at J$5.99 (trading between J$5.99 and J$5.99) with 1,000,000 shares traded
  2. Honey Bun (1982) Ltd (HONBUN) declined -10.04% or -0.48 to close at J$4.30 (trading between J$4.30 and J$4.30) with 1,777 shares traded
  3. Lasco Financial Services Ltd (LASF) declined -4.00% or -0.20 to close at J$4.80 (trading between J$4.80 and J$4.80) with 1,119 shares traded
  4. Jamaica Stock Exchange Ltd (JSE) declined -3.54% or -0.23 to close at J$6.27 (trading between J$6.00 and J$6.99) with 72,730 shares traded
  5. AMG Packaging & Paper Company Ltd (AMG) declined -3.38% or -0.07 to close at J$2.00 (trading between J$2.00 and J$2.05) with 87,325 shares traded

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

  1. Wisynco Group Ltd (WISYNCO) traded between 0.65% and -3.54% below yesterday’s closing price of J$10.73 (from J$10.35 to J$10.80) . It closed at J$10.58.
  2. Berger Paints Ltd (BRG) traded as low as -3.24% below yesterday’s closing price of J$17.00 (between J$16.45 and J$17.00) . It closed at J$16.46.
  3. Caribbean Cement Company Ltd (CCC) traded between -2.97% and -3.00% below yesterday’s closing price of J$32.68 (from J$31.70 to J$31.71) . It closed at J$31.71.
  4. Scotia Group Jamaica (SGJ) traded between 4.71% and -2.83% below yesterday’s closing price of J$51.57 (from J$50.11 to J$54.00) . It closed at J$50.72.
  5. Carreras Ltd (CAR) traded between 5.17% and -2.44% below yesterday’s closing price of J$10.25 (from J$10.00 to J$10.78) . It closed at J$10.05.

52-Week High/Lows

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

  1. Palace Amusement Co. Ltd – J$1,300.00.


  • 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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