Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Over 220 million units of Jamaica Broilers shares traded hands

Shares in Jamaica Broilers Group witnessed their heaviest trading day of the year with over $220 million units trading hands on Wednesday.

Just over 8.25 million units traded. 

The shares were likely held by an individual or institution selling it as a block. The investor exited the trades at a premium with the stock moving higher 1.7 per cent to $27.34.

The day’s top gaining stock was MPC Caribbean Clean Energy up 21 per cent to close at $29,  while the day’s biggest declining stock was Express Catering down 19 per cent to $3.12.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 427.37 points ( 0.11 per cent) to close at 374,531.69; the JSE Index advanced by 193.22 points ( 0.05 per cent) to close at 378,479.15 and the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index advanced by 35.98 points ( 0.01 per cent) to close at 414,887.27.

The Junior Market Index declined by 56.80 points ( 2.27 per cent) to close at 2,443.91.

The JSE USD Equities Index closed at 192.46 and the JSE Financial Index declined by 0.39 points ( 0.39 per cent) to close at 99.58.

The JSE Manufacturing & Distribution Index advanced by 1.07 points ( 1.43 per cent) to close at 75.71.

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 81 stocks of which 23 advanced, 43 declined and 15 traded firm.

Get the latest local and international news straight to your mobile phone for free:

  

Comments