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Stocks Round Up | Eppley 7.5% Preference Shares today's top advancer, IronRock leads decliners

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2021 | 4:40 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) combined index advanced on Wednesday with an advance/decline ratio of 42/33.

The JSE Combined Index advanced by 1,147.01 points or 0.28 per cent to close at 408,565.59.

The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 816.03 points or 0.20 per cent to close at 405,873.26 while the Junior Market Index advanced by 38.21 points or 1.18 per cent to close at 3,264.91.

The JSE USD Equities Index declined by1.56 points or 0.73 per cent to close at 211.95.

Overall market activity

95 stocks traded
42 advanced
33 declined
20 traded firm

Winners

Eppley (7.5% preference shares) up 30.04 per cent to close at $9.35
ISP up 19.95 per cent to close at $23.99
Main Event up 16.42 per cent to close at $4.75
Everything Fresh up 9.71 per cent to close at $1.13
Lasco Distributors up 9.33 per cent to close at $4.22

Losers

IronRock down 13.52 per cent to close at $3.07
SOS down 10.95 per cent to close at $5.61
SSL Ventures down 10.77 per cent to close at $0.58
Lumber Depot down 6.64 per cent to close at $2.67
Margaritaville (Turks) down 5.01 per cent to close at $16.86

Market volume

Some 25.038 million units valued at over $143.103 million were traded today.

Volume leaders were FESCO followed by QWI Investments and Wigton Windfarm.

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