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Stocks Round Up | 138 Student Living, Lasco Financial and SOS today's top winners

Published:Friday | May 7, 2021 | 5:26 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index advanced on Friday with an advance/decline ratio of 44/35.

The index advanced by 6,507 points or 1.54 per cent to close at 430,207.64.

The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 6,789.24 points or 1.61 per cent to close at 429,532.30 while the Junior Market Index advanced by 22.81 points or 0.71per cent to close at 3,243.93.

The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 0.45points or 0.21 per cent to close at 211.74.

Overall market activity

91 stocks traded
44 advanced
35 declined
12 traded firm

Winners

138 Student Living up 23.02 per cent to close at $3.50
Lasco Financial up 11.89 per cent to close at $3.20
SOS up 11.59 per cent to close at $6.26
Guardian Holdings up 11.23 per cent to close at $968.99
Pulse Investments up 8.79 per cent to close at $4.58

Losers

Blue Power down 17.07 per cent to close at $3.45
Consolidated Bakeries down 14.55 per cent to close at $1.41
JMMB Group LTD (7.25% Preference Shares) down 13.67 per cent to close at $2.40
Seprod down 9.35 per cent to close at $70.70
CFF down 5.98 per cent to close at $2.20

Market volume

Some 42.741 million units valued at over $177.394 million were traded today.

Volume leaders were Derrimon Trading followed by FESCO and Lasco Distributors.

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