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Stocks Round Up | Knutsford Express today's top winner, Portland JSX leads decliners

Published:Monday | May 3, 2021 | 4:19 PM

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index declined on Monday with an advance/decline ratio of 50/32.

The JSE Combined Index declined by 9,662.36 points or 2.36 per cent to close at 399,986.00.

The JSE Main Market Index declined by 11,219.79 points or 2.75 per cent to close at 396,803.23 while the Junior Market Index advanced by 57.04 points or 1.79 per cent to close at 3,239.40.

The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 1.79 points or 0.85 per cent to close at 211.35.

Overall market activity

96 stocks traded
50 advanced
32 declined
14 traded firm

Winners

Knutsford Express up 24.49 per cent to close at $8.59
Eppley Preference shares (7.50%) up 15.04 per cent to close at $7.19
Eppley Ltd (8.25%) up 14.75 per cent to close at $7.00
Margaritaville (Turks) up 12.50 per cent to close at $0.09
Jetcon up 11.76 per cent to close at $0.95

Losers

Portland JSX down 25.16 per cent to close at $7.11
Kingston Properties down 15.08 per cent to close at $7.21
Carib Cement down 11.98 per cent to close at $78.09
CAC 2000 (9.5%) down 10.71 per cent to close at $1.25
GraceKennedy down 7.64 per cent to close at $81.28

Market volume

Some 45.311 million units valued at over $726.244 million were traded.

Volume leaders were Sagicor Select - Financial followed by Wigton Windfarm and Caribbean Cement.

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