4 Junior Market stocks hit 1 year low

Four stocks hit 52 weeks’ low on the Junior Market on Tuesday and helped to drive the market index down 42.86 points to close at 2,951.83 as trading picked up over Monday’s levels, leading to gains in the prices of 14 securities, fall of 13, with two remaining unchanged.
Trading ended with 29 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 7,793,044 units valued at $20,336,107.93 compared to 5,323,805 units valued at $16,300,544.45 from 33 securities on Monday.
Trading ended with an average of 268,726 units at $701,245 for each security traded in contrast to 161,327 units for an average of $493,956 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 154,698 units for $440,976 and previously 134,897 units valued at $395,780. In contrast, January closed with 137,619 units valued at $521,935 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows just three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and ten with lower offers. The average PE ratio for the market ended at 12.7 times, 2019 earnings.
At the close of the market, Access Financial dropped $4 to settle at a 52 weeks’ low of $25, AMG Packaging closed 1 cent higher at $1.98, with 27,500 stock units trading, Blue Power rose 19 cents and exchanged 1,100 shares at $3.99. Cargo Handlers swapped 3,821 units at $7.95 to end the day 5 cents lower, Caribbean Cream shed 30 cents in the exchange of 25,800 units at $3.35, Caribbean Producers lost 10 cents trading 25,951 shares to close at $4.49. Derrimon Trading fell 18 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.88 with 69,214 shares crossing the exchange, Elite Diagnostic fell 14 cents trading 22,378 units at $4.01, Express Catering closed with 18,836 units changing hands and gained 20 cents to end at $5.80. Fosrich settled at $3.97 after rising 27 cents in swapping 39,512 units, General Accident climbed 50 cents and exchanged 198,931 shares at $6, GWest Corporation ended with a loss of 1 cent at $1.09 with 22,094 stock units changing hands. Indies Pharma added 2 cents in exchanging 101,125 shares at $2.87, Jamaican Teas inched 1 cent higher to $6.28, with 234,743 stock units trading, Jetcon Corporation fell 29 cents in trading of 242,986 units at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.21. Key Insurance ended trading with an exchange of 3,850 shares to close at $3.14 after falling 11 cents, Knutsford Express shed 10 cents trading of 3,396 units at $9.90, Lasco Distributors closed 5 cents higher at $3.05, with 1,422,899 stock units trading. Lasco Financial dipped 44 cents in exchanging 45,322 units at $3.56, Lasco Manufacturing closed 30 cents higher at $4.30, with 277,235 stock units changing hands, Limners and Bards ended trading with 88,513 shares, after rising 15 cents to end at $2.88. Lumber Depot fell 2 cents in the swapping of 1,215,564 units at $1.50, MailPac dropped 8 cents in trading of 3,457,930 units at $1.98, Main Event closed 60 cents higher at $6.40, with 3,395 stock units trading. Medical Disposables traded 10,000 units and gained 15 cents to end at $6.45 and Stationery and Office Supplies climbed 30 cents and exchanged 29,938 shares at $9.30. CAC 2000 9.5% preference share fell 17 cents in trading of 49,621 units to close at $1.03.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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