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Stocks round up | 138 Student Living, Eppley among winners

Published:Wednesday | February 19, 2020 | 6:27 PM
Overall market activity: 78 stocks traded, 38 advanced, 28 declined, 12 traded firm

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) combined index declined on Wednesday with an advance/decline ratio of 38/28.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 737.87 points or 0.15 per cent to close at 481,453.65

The JSE Main Market Index declined by 1,256.86 points or 0.26 per cent to close at 488,451.55 while the Junior Market Index advanced by 38.12 points or 1.30 per cent to close at 2,977.15.

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 0.29 points or 0.22 per cent to close at 230.56.

Overall market activity
78 stocks traded
38 advanced
28 declined
12 traded firm

Winners 
138 Student Living, up 16.89 per cent to close at $6.23  
Eppley Ltd, up 14.66 per cent to close at $16.03
Paramount Trading, up 11.76 per cent to close at $1.90
SSL Venture Capital, up 8.18 per cent to close at $1.19
Lasco Manufacturing, up 6.99 per cent to close at $4.44

Losers 
Salada Foods, down 13.97 per cent to close at $27.53
CAC (9.50%), down 8.60 per cent to close at $0.85
RJR, down 6.98 per cent to close at $1.60
Consolidated Bakeries, down 6.78 per cent to close at $1.65
Express Catering, down 5.78 per cent to close at $5.38

Market volume
23.979 million units valued at over $244.136 million.
Volume leaders were Indies Pharma Jamaica Limited followed by Sagicor Select Funds Limited – Financial and Lasco Distributors Limited.

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