Sun | Oct 17, 2021

Stocks Round Up | AMG Packaging, GWest and Express Catering today's top winners

Published:Friday | September 24, 2021 | 4:39 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index advanced marginally Friday, on moderate trading, with an advance/decline ratio of 36/37.

The JSE Combined Index moved up by 633.24 points or 0.16 per cent to close at 405,934.80.

The JSE Main Market Index was up 780.78 points or 0.19 per cent to close at 403,871.30 while the Junior Market Index declined by 9.07 points or 0.28 per cent to close at 3,189.83.

The JSE USD Equities Index was down 1.33 points or 0.72 per cent to close at 183.21.

Overall market activity

92 stocks traded
36 advanced
37 declined
19 traded firm

Winners

AMG Packaging up 13.14 per cent to close at $1.98
GWest up 11.76 per cent to close at $0.95
Express Catering up 11.54 per cent to close at $4.93
SSLVC up 9.52 per cent to close at $0.69
Ciboney up 8.57 per cent to close at $0.38

Losers

Eppley 7.50% Preference Shares, due 2024, down 34.96 per cent to close at $8.00
Main Event Entertainment down 11.43 per cent to close at $3.72
Honey Bun down 8.39 per cent to close at $7.21
Transjamaican Highway (USD) down 7.87 per cent closing at US$0.01
Berger down 6.48 per cent closing at $13.56

Market volume

Some 16.95 million units valued at over $111.64 million were traded today.

Volume leaders were Sterling Investments followed by Transjamaican Highway and then Lumber Depot.

Follow The Gleaner on Twitter and Instagram @JamaicaGleaner and on Facebook @GleanerJamaica. Send us a message on WhatsApp at 1-876-499-0169 or email us at onlinefeedback@gleanerjm.com or editors@gleanerjm.com.