The junior market closed higher than on Monday, but gave up most of its early morning gains that pushed the index up by 33.74 points to 2,739.37. The market index closed with an increase of 9.63 points, to end at a record close of 2,715.26 on Tuesday as 5 securities ended closing all-time highs.
At the close of trading on Tuesday the prices of 10 stocks rose, 6 declined with 20 securities trading, compared to 21 trading on Monday. Volume of stocks traded rose 50 percent, from Monday’s low level, ending with a volume of just 1,095,189 units, changing hands, valued at $6,212,985, up by 41 percent from $4,409,716 on Monday.
An average of 54,759 units with an average value of $310,649 traded, compared to 34,673 units with an average value of $209,986 on the preceding trading day. The average for the month to date is 61,744 units with an average value of $314,508 versus 63,141 units with an average value of $315,280 on Monday. The average for December is 131,147 units, at an average of $672,488.
The market closed with 7 stocks with bids higher than their last sale and 3 with offers lower than their last sales.
At the close of trading, Access Financial Services traded 909 units to close at $25, Cargo Handlers climbed to a new high of $20 after gaining 30 cents with 27,765 shares trading, Caribbean Cream fell 10 cents with 27,068 units being exchanged to end at $7.90, Caribbean Flavours added 20 cents while trading 4,166 shares to close at $12. Caribbean Producers fell 30 cents in trading 2,000 units at $3.45, Consolidated Bakeries ended trading with 193,390 units changing hands with the price rising 45 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $2.60, C2W Music had 31,000 units changing hands to close with a gain of 1 cent at 35 cents. Derrimon Trading ended at 52 weeks’ high of $6.30 with 7,500 shares changing hands, after rising by 30 cents, Dolphin Cove closed at $14.99 with 1,249 shares changing hands, after slipping by 1 cent, Honey Bun had 95,162 shares changing hands to close at $5.95 after losing 10 cents. Iron Rock Insurance traded 100 units and gained 5 cents to end at $4.10, Jamaican Teas ended at $4.85 with 17,854 shares trading, Jetcon Corporation rose 50 cents, to close at a new all-time high of $7, with 15,647 shares being exchanged by investors. KLE Group ended with 50,200 units changing hands at $2.20, Lasco Distributors lost 21 cents and ended with 431,350 units trading to close at $7, Lasco Financial lost 27 cents and closed with 46,000 shares changing hands at $3.67. Lasco Manufacturing rose 6 cents to end at $5.10, with 138,933 units trading, Paramount Trading ended with 722 shares changing hands at $3 and tTech ended with 4,000 units changing hands at $5.50 after rising 20 cents.
4 new highs push juniors to record close
January 10, 2017 by IC Insider.com
Filed Under: Feature Stories, JSE Junior Market, Stock Market Tagged With: Access Financial Services, C2W Music, Cargo Handlers, Caribbean Cream, Caribbean Flavours, Caribbean Producers, Consolidated Bakeries, Daily Trading, Derrimon Trading, Dolphin Cove, Honey Bun, Iron Rock Insurance, Jamaican stocks, Jamaican Teas, Jetcon Corporation, junior market, KLE Group, Lasco Distributors, Lasco Financial, Lasco Manufacturing, Paramount Trading, Trading Activity, tTech
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