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Stocks Round Up | SOS, Sterling Investments and Lumber Depot today's top winners

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2021 | 4:04 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index advanced on Thursday by over 690 points or 0.16 per cent to close at 429,323 points.

The index closed with an advance / decline ratio of 42/38.

The JSE Main Index advanced by 732.14 points ( 0.17 per cent) to close at 427,434.05 and the Junior Market Index advanced by 1.65 points ( 0.05 per cent) to close at 3,346.36.

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 2.49 points (1.19 per cent) to close at 211.61, while the JSE Financial Index advanced by 0.15 points ( 0.14 per cent) to close at 106.89.

The JSE Manufacturing & Distribution Index declined by 0.53 points ( 0.51 per cent) to close at 104.01. 

Overall market activity 

88 stocks traded 
42 advanced 
38 declined 
Eight traded firm 

Winners 

Stationery and Office Supplies up 26 per cent to $7.54 
Sterling Investments up 15 per cent to US$0.02 
Lumber Depot up 11 per cent to $3.07 
Blue Power Group up 12 per cent to $3.88 
Lasco Financial up 7.0 per cent to $3.54 

Losers 

JMMB Preference shares down 15 per cent to $1.27 
Medical Disposables down 7.0 per cent to $4.25 
KLE Group down 7.0 per cent to $1.21 
Mayberry Investments down 6.0 per cent to $5.03
Jamaican Teas down 9.0 per cent o $3.57 

Market volume   

Jamaican Teas with 6.7 million units, followed by FESCO with 5.3 million units and Sagicor Select Funds Financial with 5.0 million units.  

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