Another good day for NCB’s shares: JSE Winners & Losers   

Trading on the JSE  main market saw 11 stocks being traded of which 5 advanced (winners), 1 declined (losers) and 5 traded firm (no movement in price).

A total of 473,209 units were exchanged valued at approximately $4,086,225. Jamaica Money Market Brokers Limited 7.50% was the volume leader with 270,000 units (57.06%) followed by Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited with 77,275 (16.33%) and Carreras Limited with 32,600 units (6.89%).

NCB Jamaica shares

National Commercial Bank of Jamaica Ltd recorded the day’s highest gain, increasing 4.9% or $0.89 to end the day at $19; whilst Salada Foods Jamaica Limited was the day’s only loser, falling 12.5% or $0.25 to close at $1.75.

The Winners (share price increased):

Companies Closing  Price # of Shares Traded Increase ($) Increase(%)
Carreras Limited 35.25 32,600 0.07 0.2%
Grace Kennedy Ltd. 56.42 11,316 0.32 0.6%
National Commercial Bank of Jamaica Ltd. 19 4,300 0.89 4.9%
Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited 9.8 77,275 0.06 0.6%
Scotia Group Jamaica 20.99 27,317 0.26 1.3%

 The Losers (share price declined):

Companies Closing  Price # of Shares Traded Increase($) decrease(%)
Salada Foods Jamaica Limited 7 10,000 -1 -12.5%

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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Gleaner Company share price rebounds with 8.11% increase: JSE Winners & Losers

Trading on the JSE  main market, resulted in 22  stocks being traded of which 6 experienced price gains (winners), 10 declined in price (losers) and 6 traded firm (no movement in price).

Gleaner Company sharesA total of 4,083,004 units valued at over $13,809,479 were exchanged. Jamaica Money Market Brokers Limited 8.75% was the volume leader with 2,000,000 units (48.98%) followed by Jamaica Money Market Brokers Limited 7.50% with 826,618 units (20.25%) and LIME with 773,515 units (18.94%).

Gleaner Company Limited experienced the day’s highest gain, increasing by 8.11% or $0.09 to end the day at $1.20; whilst GraceKennedy Ltd. suffered the day’s greatest loss, falling 5% or $3.00 to close at $57.00.

The Winners (share price increased):

Companies Closing  Price ($) # of Shares Traded Increase( $) Increase( %)
Gleaner Company 1.20 8,460 0.09 8.11%
Kingston Wharves Ltd. 6.47 1,467 0.47 7.83%
Sagicor Real Estate X Fund Limited 6.75 700 0.25 3.85%
Hardware & Lumber 10.00 108,400 0.30 3.09 %
Caribbean Cement Company Ltd. 4.20 13,904 0.04 0.96 %
Carreras Limited 35.50 1,419 0.09 0.25 %

 The Losers (share price declined):

Companies Closing  Price($) # of Shares Traded Decrease( $) Decrease(%)
GraceKennedy Ltd. 57.00 709 -3.00 -5.00%
National Commercial Bank of Jamaica Ltd. 18.01 39,545 -0.35 -1.91%
Jamaica Money Market Brokers Ltd. 7.37 84,824 -0.13 -1.73%
Seprod Limited 11.00 1,618 -0.09 0.81%
Sagicor Investments Jamaica Limited 17.10 28,655 -0.13 -0.75 %
Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited 9.35 42,230 -0.07 -0.74 %
Desnoes and Geddes Ltd. 4.50 10,347 -0.01 -0.22%
Jamaica Broilers Ltd. 4.85 268 -0.01 -0.21%
Proven Investments Limited 8% 5.06 36,000 -0.01 -0.20 %

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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Sagicor Group Jamaica shares up 2.95%: JSE Winners & Losers

Trading on the JSE  main market, resulted in 14  stocks being traded of which 4 experienced price gains (winners), 6 declined in price (losers) and 4 traded firm (no movement in price).

A total of 6,325,108 units crossed the trading floor valued at over $13,923,820. LIME was the volume leader with 5,198,060 units (82.18%) followed by Jamaica Money Market Brokers Ltd. with 437,800 units (6.92%) and National Commercial Bank of Jamaica Ltd. with 219,651 units (3.47%).Sagicor

Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited experiences the day’s highest gain, increasing by 2.95% or $0.27 to end the day at $9.42; whilst Gleaner Company suffered the day’s greatest loss, falling 7.50% or $0.09 to close at $1.11.

The Winners (share price increased):

Companies Closing  Price ($) # of Shares Traded Increase($) Increase(%)
Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited 9.42 67,121 0.27 2.95%
Pan-Jamaican Investment Trust Ltd. 50.00 140 0.95 1.94%
Carreras Limited 35.41 60,579 0.32 0.91%
Sagicor Investments Jamaica Limited 17.23 7,704 0.03 0.17%

 The Losers (share price declined):

Companies Closing  Price($) # of Shares Traded Decrease($) Decrease (%)
Gleaner Company 1.11 183,437 -0.09 -7.50 %
Desnoes and Geddes Ltd. 4.51 22,576 -0.28 -5.85 %
Salada Foods Jamaica Limited 8.01 4,000 -0.49 -5.76 %
LIME 0.42 5,198,060 -0.02 -4.55 %
National Commercial Bank of Jamaica Ltd. 18.36 219,651 -0.49 -2.60 %
Jamaica Broilers Ltd. 4.86 83,470 -0.02 -0.41 %

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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Desnoes & Geddes lead market with 6.44% stock price increase: JSE Winners & Losers

Trading on the JSE main market, resulted in 20 stocks being traded of which 4 experienced price gains (winners), 9 declined in price (losers) and 7 traded firm (no movement in price).

A total of 8,707,046 units were exchanged valued at approximately $28,859,034. LIME was the volume leader with 5,609,239 units (64.42%) followed by Jamaica Broilers Ltd. with 1,032,609 units (11.86%) and Supreme Ventures Limited with 748,800 units (8.60%).

D&G jamaicaDesnoes and Geddes Ltd. was the day’s biggest winner, increasing by 6.44% or $0.29 to end the day at $4.79; whilst Mayberry Investments Ltd. suffered the day’s greatest loss, falling by 7.00 % or $0.14 to close at $1.86.

The Winners (share price increased):

Companies Closing  Price ($) # of Shares Traded Increase( $) Increase (%)
Desnoes and Geddes Ltd. 4.79 23,088 0.29 6.44 %
Grace Kennedy Ltd. 60.00 750 2.77 4.84 %
LIME 0.44 5,609,239 0.01 2.33 %
National Commercial Bank of Jamaica Ltd. 18.85 15,695 0.18 0.96%

 The Losers (share price declined):

Companies Closing  Price($) # of Shares Traded Decrease($) Decrease(%)
Mayberry Investments Ltd 1.86 900.00 -0.14 -7.00 %
Jamaica Broilers Ltd. 4.88 1,032,609.00 -0.22 -4.31 %
Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited 9.15 114,500.00 -0.24 -2.56%
Scotia Investments Jamaica Ltd. 25.00 1,500.00 -0.44 -1.73%
Sagicor Investments Jamaica Limited 17.20 308.00 -0.27 -1.55%
Carreras Limited 35.09 74,305.00 -0.39 -1.10%
Scotia Group Jamaica 21.02 456,413.00 -0.09 -0.43%

 
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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LIME shares continue recovery with 11.86% increase: JSE Winners & Losers

Trading activity on the JSE Main Market resulted in 19 Stocks crossing the trading floor of which 9 advanced (winners) , 5 declined (losers) and traded firm (no movement in price).

A total of 4,711,325 units were exchanged valued at approximately $13,047,885.

Lime share price 2014

LIME was the volume leader with 3,778,521 units (80.20%) followed by Jamaica Money Market Brokers Limited 8.75% with 252,200 units (5.35%) and Mayberry Investments with 195,661 units (4.15%).

LIME also recorded the day’s highest gain, increasing 11.86% or $0.07 to end the day at $0.66; whilst Pulse Investments suffered the day’s greatest loss, falling 12.64% or $0.11 to close at $0.76.

The Winners (share price increased):

Companies

Closing  Price ($)

# of Shares Traded

Increase ( $)

Increase (%)

LIME

0.66

3,778,521

0.07

11.86%

Jamaica Stock Exchange Limited

2.00

7,482

0.2

11.11%

Mayberry Investments Ltd

2.00

195,661

0.1

5.26 %

Pan-Jamaican Investment Trust Ltd.

50.00

5,730

1.93

4.01 %

GraceKennedy Ltd.

59.95

101,500

0.79

1.34%

Seprod Limited

11.01

10,996

0.1

0.92 %

Sagicor Real Estate X Fund Limited

7.17

12,940

0.02

0.28%

Scotia Group Jamaica

20.59

63,862

0.05

0.24%

Carreras Limited

34.92

3,000

0.08

0.23%

The Losers (share price declined):

Companies

Closing  Price

($)

# of Shares Traded

Decrease

($)

Decrease (%)

Pulse Investments

0.76

106,700

-0.11

-12.64%

Caribbean Cement Company Ltd.

4.50

34,137

-0.17

-3.64%

Jamaica Money Market Brokers Limited 8.75%

3.01

252,200

-0.03

-0.99%

National Commercial Bank of Jamaica Ltd.

19.31

7,730

-0.09

-0.46%

Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited

9.06

79,275

-0.03

-0.33%

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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Mayberry Investment Price Leaders: JSE Winners & Losers (Feb. 20, 2014)

On the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, trading activities resulted in 19 stocks changing hands – 6 experienced price gains, 4 declined and 9 traded firm (no movement in price).

Mayberry Investment Ltd. was the biggest winner, recording a 2.7% increase in its share price (moving from $1.85 to $1.90).

Mayberry

Over 4,656,123 units were traded valued at approximately $12,335,709. LIME was the volume leader with 2,348,000 units (50.43%) followed by Supreme Ventures Limited with 922,600 units (19.81%) and Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited with 706,311 units (15.17%).

The Winners (share price increased):

Companies

Closing  Price

# of Shares Traded

Increase

( $)

Increase

(%)

Mayberry Investments Ltd

1.90

39,249

0.05

2.70%

Supreme Ventures Limited

2.39

922,600

0.04

1.70%

Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited

9.14

706,311

0.12

1.33%

Jamaica Money Market Brokers Ltd 8.75%

3.01

340,600

0.01

0.33 %

Jamaica Broilers Ltd.

4.83

34,497

0.01

0.21 %

The Losers (share price declined):

Companies

Closing  Price

# of Shares Traded

Increase

( $)

Increase

( %)

National Commercial Bank of Jamaica Ltd.

18.03

18,200

-0.5

-2.70%

Sagicor Real Estate X Fund Limited

7.00

12,784

-0.1

-1.41%

Scotia Group Jamaica

21.05

16,759

-0.11

-0.52%

Pan-Jamaican Investment Trust Ltd.

49.00

1,170

-0.01

-0.02 %

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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More than $37 million exchanged: Top 5 Jamaican Stocks (February 10, 2014)

A total of 21 stocks were traded on the main Jamaica Stock Exchange, of which advanced (increased in price), 6 declined (decreased in price) and traded firm (price remained constant). Here we only highlight the winners 🙂

carreras

Top 5 companies (based on price increase):

Companies Close Price # of shares traded  Increase ( $)
Carreras Limited 34.34                        65,939 0.22
Scotia Group Jamaica 21.16                        59,150 0.15
Jamaica Broilers Ltd. 4.93                        51,214 0.13
Seprod Limited 11.00                        15,000 0.10
Sagicor Real Estate X Fund Ltd. 7.12                          8,700 0.13

The total number of shares traded was 1,750,663 units valued at over $37,793,345. GraceKennedy Ltd. was the volume leader with 454,405 units (25.96%) followed by LIME with 403,970 units (23.08%) and National Commercial Bank of Jamaica Ltd. with 303,100 units (17.31%).

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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The Performance of the JSE index and its Impact on Economic Growth

Purpose of Study:

      • To determine, if there exist a statistical relationship between the performance of the JSE index and economic growth (GDP) – Jamaica.
      • To determine the the direction of the relationship – test to see if movements in the JSE cause GDP to change or the opposite.

Data sources for study:

    • The researcher utilized quarterly time series data ranging from 1998 to 2010 (52 data points)
    • Data was retrieved from the Bank of Jamaica website (JSE index, and the gross domestic product GDP)

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