9.24% increase in Hardware & Lumber share price: JSE Winners & Losers

Trading on the JSE  main market, resulted in 19 stocks being traded of which 6 experienced price gains (winners), 7 declined in price (losers) and 6 traded firm (no movement in price).

A total of 540,698 units crossed the trading floor valued at approximately $4,545,912Jamaica Money Market Brokers Limited 7.50% was the volume leader with 150,000 units (27.74%) followed by Desnoes and Geddes Ltd. with 115,666 units (21.39%) and Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited with 113,000 units (20.90%).

H&L shares

Hardware & Lumber recorded the day’s highest gain, increasing 9.24% or $0.99 to end the day at $11.7; Lime suffered the day’s greatest loss however, falling 6.4% or $0.03 to close at $0.44.

The Winners (share price increased):

Companies Closing  Price # of Shares Traded Increase ($) Increase(%)
Berger Paints Ltd. 1.67 3,321 0.01 0.60%
Hardware & Lumber 11.7 400 0.99 9.24%
Jamaica Money Market Brokers Limited 7.50% 2.01 150,000 0.01 0.50%
Jamaica Money Market Brokers Ltd. 7.24 5,593 0.04 0.56%
National Commercial Bank of Jamaica Ltd. 18.5 110,000 0.4 2.21%
Scotia Group Jamaica 21 250 0.39 1.89%

 The Losers (share price declined):

Companies Closing  Price # of Shares Traded decrease ($) Decrease(%)
Carreras Limited 33.46 7,000 -0.58 -1.7%
Desnoes and Geddes Ltd. 4.25 115,666 -0.25 -5.6%
GraceKennedy Ltd. 56.55 1,500 -0.38 -0.7%
LIME 0.44 1,019 -0.03 -6.4%
Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited 9.85 113,000 -0.37 -3.6%
Salada Foods Jamaica Limited 7.95 11,050 -0.05 -0.6%
Scotia Investments Jamaica Ltd. 24.39 3,131 -1.61 -6.2%

Written by:

Thereece StewartThereece Stewart BSc.

Thereece holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Banking and Finance from UWI. She is accredited by the UTech/JIM-School of Advance Management with a Certificate in Jamaican Securities.

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