Junior Market slips on Thursday

Trading on the Junior Market fell below normal levels on Thursday with 820,866 units valued at $4,017,595, and comparing favourably with the 709,260 units valued at $4,202,977 passing through the market on Wednesday.
Trading ended with 16 securities versus 21 on Wednesday leading just 5 stocks rising and 7 declining, with the market index declining 11.07 points to end at 3,183.36.
The market closed with 3 stocks having bids higher than their last sale prices and 2 closed with lower offers.
The Junior Market ended trading with an average of 51,304 units for an average value of $251,100 compared to 33,774 units for an average value of $478,260 on the previous trading day. The average volume and value for the month to date rose to 486,049 units valued at $2,125,360 compared with 515,032 units valued at $2,250,311, previously, in contrast, May closed with averages of just 89,339 units at $596,722.
At the close of the market, stocks trading and their last traded price are: AMG Packaging at $4.15 with 70,383 units changing hands, Caribbean Cream lost 12 cents in trading 39,000 units to end at $7.40, Caribbean Flavours fell $1.75 in trading 3,431 units to end at $11, Caribbean Producers gained 15 cents in trading 10,350 units to end at $3.40. Derrimon Trading had 8,920 units changing hands to close 2 cents higher at $8.60, General Accident had 1,386 units changing hands to close at $2.70 after slipping by 9 cents. Honey Bun had 3,535 shares changing hands to close with 11 cents gain at $6.11, Jamaican Teas traded 630,389 shares but lost 12 cents to end at $4.75, Knutsford Express traded 19,543 shares but fell 30 cents to end at $16, Lasco Distributors ended at $7, trading 10,950 units, Lasco Financial fell 4 cents with 6,900 shares changing hands to end at $3.81, Lasco Manufacturing ended with 6,428 shares trading and closed at $4.70 after falling 27 cents. Main Event gained 45 cents and ended trading 4,153 shares at $6.45, Medical Disposables rose 28 cents and ended at $6 with 250 units trading, tTech ended with 2,000 units changing hands to end at $8 and Eppley 10% preference share ended with 3,248 units changing hands to close at $6.60.

 

Junior Market bounces on Wednesday

Jetcon jumped $3.57 on Wednesday to close at $19.17.

Trading on the Junior Market fell below normal levels on Wednesday with 709,260 units valued at $4,202,977, down from 2,845,419 units valued at $10,795,016, passing through the market, on Tuesday. The market closed with two stocks jumping to new 52 weeks’ high.
Jetcon Corporation closed at $19.17 ahead the 3 for 1 stock split taking effect on the exchange on Thursday and Derrimon Trading preference share, ended at a 52 weeks’ high of $2.50.
Trading ended with 21 securities versus 14 on Tuesday leading 11 stocks rising and 4 declining, with the market index gaining 38.37 points to end at 3,194.93.
The market closed with 2 stocks having bids higher than their last sale prices and 2 closed with lower offers.
The Junior Market ended trading with an average of 33,774 units for an average value of $478,260 compared to 203,244 units for an average value of $771,073 on the previous trading day. The average volume and value for the month to date rose to 515,032 units valued at $2,250,311 compared with 549,408 units valued at $2,376,886, previously, in contrast, May closed with averages of just 89,339 units at $596,722.
At the close of the market, stocks trading with their last traded price are: AMG Packaging closed at $4.15 with 1,200 units changing hands, Blue Power climbed $5 to close at $55 with 184 units changing hands, Cargo Handlers ended trading 9,329 shares at $16, Caribbean Cream rose 7 cents in trading 210,000 units to end at $7.52, Caribbean Producers gained 20 cents in trading 1,000 units to end at $3.25. C2W Music had 14,000 units changing hands to close at 45 cents, Dolphin Cove had 2,300 units changing hands to close at $19.10 after rising by $1. Honey Bun had 4,183 shares changing hands to close with 12 cents loss to $6, Jamaican Teas traded 29,188 shares and rose 57 cents to end at $4.87, Jetcon Corporation sharply by $3.57 to end at a 52 weeks’ close of $19.17 with 24,620 shares trading, ahead of the stock starting to trade with a 3 for 1 split on Thursday. Key Insurance traded 11,651 units to close at $3.05, KLE Group traded 12,000 units to close at $2.50, Knutsford Express traded 24,717 shares to end at $16.30, with a rise of 30 cents, Lasco Distributors ended at $7, trading 1,000 units, Lasco Financial had 91,678 shares changing hands to end at $3.85, Lasco Manufacturing ended with 1,900 shares trading and closed at $4.97 after rising 42 cents. Main Event gained 12 cents and ended trading 31,720 shares at $6, Medical Disposables lost 28 cents and ended at $5.72 with 200 units trading, Paramount Trading lost 17 cents and ended with 163,480 shares changing hands at $2.85, tTech ended with 24,910 units changing hands after falling $1 to end at $8 and Derrimon Trading preference share ended with 50,000 units changing hands to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $2.50

 

Trading jumps on Junior Market – Monday

Caribbean Flavours dominated trading on the Junior Market on Monday with nearly 9 m shares.

Caribbean Flavours traded nearly 9 million valued at $114,648,038 pushing trading to 9,306,111 units valued at $117,381,126 on the Junior Market on Monday compared to 3,652,602 units valued $15,524,040 passing through the market, on Friday, resulting from trading in 17 securities versus 22 on Friday.
At the close of the market 9 stocks rose and 6 declined, leading to the market index rising a mere 0.25 points to 3,189.83, while 5 stocks had bids higher than their last sale prices and 2 closed with lower offers.
The Junior Market ended trading with an average of 547,418 units for an average value of $6,904,772 compared to 166,027 units for an average value of $705,638 on the previous trading day. The average volume and value for the month to date rose to 576,036 units valued at $2,500,410 compared with 578,420 units valued at $2,133,380, previously, in contrast, May closed with averages of just 89,339 units at $596,722.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging rose 15 cents to close at $4.15 with 2,00 units changing hands, Blue Power added 44 cents to close at $55 with 283 units changing hands, Cargo Handlers closed at $16 with 1,000 shares trading, Caribbean Cream traded 3,000 units to end at $7.40, Caribbean Flavours gained 20 cents in trading 8,992,003 units to end at $12.75. The trade is attributable to Derrimon Trading off-loading a portion of the holding in the company. Consolidated Bakeries traded a 3,700 units, to end at $3, Derrimon Trading ended with 2,000 units changing hands at $8.58 after adding 8 cents, Eppley had 9,486 units changing hands with a 1 cent fall to close at $12, General Accident fell a cent and closed trading with 1,872 shares at $2.79, Honey Bun had 141,667 shares changing hands to close 39 cents down at $6.11, Jamaican Teas traded 42,146 shares and rose 1 cent to end at $4.31, Jetcon Corporation rose 32 cents to end at $15.20 with 57,343 shares trading, KLE Group lost 1 cent and ended at $2.10 with 1,096 shares changing hands, Knutsford Express traded 31,565 shares to end at $16.30 with a rise of 30 cents, Lasco Distributors added 5 cents and ended trading 11,700 units at $7.20, Lasco Financial fell 2 cents with 4,000 shares changing hands to end at $4 and Main Event rose 38 cents and ended trading with 1,250 shares at $5.88.

Trading jumps on Junior Market – Friday

CPJ continues to trade decent volumes in the low $3 level.

Trading activity picked on the Junior Market on Friday with 3,652,602 units valued $15,524,040 passing through the market, compared to 421,996 units valued $3,141,010 on Thursday, resulting from trading in 22 securities versus 17 on Thursday.
The main trades contributing to the increased volume are Caribbean Producers that has been trading in large volumes with 2.47 million units changing hands on Friday followed by Jamaican Teas with just over 600,000 units.
At the close of the market 8 stocks rose and 7 declined, leading to the market index rising 10.86 points to 3,189.58, while 3 stocks had bids higher than their last sale prices and 3 closed with lower offers.
The Junior Market ended trading with an average of 166,027 units for an average value of $705,638 compared to 24,823 units for an average value of $184,765 on the previous trading day. The average volume and value for the month to date rose to 578,420 units valued at $2,133,380 compared with 615,911 units valued at $2,263,174, previously, in contrast, May closed with averages of just 89,339 units at $596,722.
At the close of the market, Blue Power dropped $1.94 and closed at $54.56 with 5,660 units changing hands, Cargo Handlers closed at $16 with just 6,068 shares trading, Caribbean Cream traded 21,852 units to end at $7.40, Caribbean Flavours gained $1.56 in trading 158,510 units to end at $12.55. A trade of more than 9 million units at $12.75 towards the close of trading was cancelled as the price exceeded the level permissible by the close of trading. Caribbean Producers traded a relatively large quantity of 2,473,085 units, but lost 17 cents to end at $3.03, C2W Music had 44,500 units changing hands to close at 45 cents, Dolphin Cove dropped $1 to end at $18 with 6,933 shares changing hands, Eppley had 1,200 units changing hands with a 1 cent gain to a 52 weeks’ closing high of $12.01, General Accident gained 50 cents and closed trading with 6,300 shares at $2.80, Honey Bun had 400 shares changing hands to close 35 cents down at $6.50, Jamaican Teas traded 604,000 shares and rose 5 cents to end at $4.30, Jetcon Corporation ended at $14.88 with 69,219 shares trading, Knutsford Express traded 23,725 shares to end at $16 with a loss of 30 cents, Lasco Distributors added 15 cents and ended trading 55,236 units at $7.15, Lasco Financial gained 2 cents with a mere 232 shares changing hands to end at $4.02, Lasco Manufacturing shed 11 cents to end at $4.54 trading 56,925 shares. Main Event dropped 50 cents and ended trading with 40,962 shares at $5.50. Medical Disposables ended at $6 after jumping $1 with 24,940 units changing hands, Paramount Trading ended with 47,032 shares changing hands at $3.02 and tTech ended with 5,823 units trading with the price rising 25 cents, to $8.55.

 

Trading drops on Junior Market – Thursday

Trading activity fell sharply on the Junior Market on Thursday with just 421,996 units valued $3,141,010 passing through the market, compared to 2,431,664 units valued $15,710,282,on Wednesday.
Trading ended with only 2 stocks rising and 8 falling as 17 securities traded versus 20 on Wednesday, leading to the market index dropping 10.52 points to 3,178.72. At the close of the market 5 stocks had bids higher than their last sale prices and 3 closed with lower offers.
The Junior Market ended trading with an average of 24,823 units for an average value of $184,765 compared to 121,583 units for an average value of $785,514 on the previous trading day. The average volume and value for the month to date rose to 615,911 units valued at $2,263,174 compared with 675,019 units valued at $2,471,015, previously, in contrast, May closed with averages of just 89,339 units at $596,722.
At the close of the market, CAC 2000 closed at $7.50 with 5,146 units changing hands, Caribbean Cream shed 12 cents in trading 16,316 units to end at $7.40, Caribbean Flavours fell $1.01 in trading 53,012 units to end at $10.99, Caribbean Producers traded 67,589 units and lost 58 cents to end at $3.20, Consolidated Bakeries traded 16,500 shares to close at $3, with a loss of 18 cents, C2W Music had 43,154 units changing hands to close at 45 cents, Derrimon Trading had 14,657 units changing hands to close 10 cents lower at $8.50, Eppley had 45,181 units changing hands and closed at $12. General Accident dived 60 cents and closed trading with 227,312 shares to end at $2.30, Honey Bun had 3,599 shares changing hands to close at $6.85, Jamaican Teas traded 24,500 shares but lost 2 cents to end at $4.25, Jetcon Corporation ended at $14.88 with 51,092 shares trading, KLE Group rose 1 cent and ended at $2.11 with 10,500 shares changing hands, Knutsford Express traded 9,195 shares to end at $16.30 with a loss of 15 cents, Lasco Financial had 1,400 shares changing hands to end at $4. Main Event ended trading with 33,900 shares at $6, Paramount Trading fell 2 cents and ended with 2,000 shares changing hands at $3.02 and tTech ended with 24,255 units trading with the price rising 40 cents to $8.30.

 

Junior Market falls on Wednesday

Trading activity rose on the Junior Market on Wednesday with more volume and value being traded than on Tuesday. Volume going through the market rose to 2,431,664 units valued $15,710,282, compared to 1,467,646 units valued $7,509,226 on Tuesday.
Trading ended with 5 stocks rising and 10 falling as 20 securities traded versus 22 on
Tuesday. At the close of the market, the market index dropped 32.21 points to 3,189.24 and 2 stocks had bids higher than their last sale prices and 4 closed with lower offers.
The Junior Market ended trading with an average of 121,583 units for an average value of $785,514 compared to 66,711 units for an average value of $341,328 on the previous trading day. The average volume and value for the month to date rose to 675,019 units valued at $2,471,015 compared with 736,512 units valued at $2,658,293, previously. In contrast, May closed with averages of just 89,339 units at $596,722.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging fell 8 cents to close at $4 with 99,558 units changing hands, Cargo Handlers closed at $16 with just 2,500 shares trading, Caribbean Cream gained 7 cents in trading 6,100 units to end at $7.52, Caribbean Producers traded 474,617 units and rose 28 cents to end at $3.78, Consolidated Bakeries traded 472 shares to close 2 cents lower at $3.18, Derrimon Trading had 1,039,357 units changing hands to close 40 cents lower to $8.60, Dolphin Cove dropped $1 to end at $19 with 110 shares changing hands, Eppley rose $1 with 27,264 units changing hands, to close of $12. General Accident dived 60 cents and closed trading with 227,312 shares to end at $2.30, Honey Bun had 11,815 shares changing hands to close with a fall of 15 cents to $6.85, Jamaican Teas traded 10,000 shares at $4.27, Jetcon Corporation ended at $14.88 with 62,592 shares trading, after gaining 38 cents, Knutsford Express traded 36,301 shares to end at $16.45, Lasco Distributors shed 5 cents and ended trading 25,350 units at $7, Lasco Financial had 123,007 shares changing hands to end at $4. Lasco Manufacturing shed 15 cents to end at $4.65 trading 207,000 shares. Main Event dropped 49 cents to end trading with 5,311 shares at $6.Medical Disposables ended at $5 after losing 90 cents with 42,895 units crossing the exchange, Paramount Trading climbed by 19 cents and ended with 12,358 shares changing hands at $3.04 and tTech ended with 17,745 units trading at $7.90.

Junior Market inched higher on Tuesday

Trading on the Junior Market on Tuesday ended with much lower volume and values than on Monday. Total volume going through the market ended at 1,467,646 units valued $7,509,226, compared to 112,078,312 units valued $371,345,580 on Tuesday.
Trading ended with 9 stocks rising and 6 falling as 22 securities traded versus 20 on  Tuesday. At the close of the market, the market index inched 7.14 points higher, to 3,221.45.
At the close of trading, 2 stocks had bids higher than their last sale prices and 4 closed with lower offers.
The Junior Market ended trading with an average of 66,711 units for an average value of $341,328 compared to 5,603,616 units for an average value of $18,567,279 on the previous trading day. The average volume and value for the month to date rose to 736,512 units valued at $2,658,293 compared with 820,200 units valued at $2,947,914, previously, in contrast, May closed with averages of 89,339 units at $596,722.
At the close of the market, Access Financial climbed $1.20 and closed at $46.20 with 834 units changing hands, AMG Packaging fell 52 cents to close at $4.08 with 2,702 units changing hands, Cargo Handlers closed at $16 with just 3,281 shares trading, Caribbean Cream fell 10 cents in trading 58,192 units to end at $7.45, Caribbean Producers traded 29,500 units and rose 21 cents to end at $3.50, Derrimon Trading had 32,452 units changing hands to close at 50 cents higher to $9, Dolphin Cove jumped $2 to end at $20 with 4,063 shares changing hands, Eppley rose 99 cents with 1,400 units changing hands, to close of $11. General Accident gained 20 cents and closed trading with 23,724 shares to end at $2.90, Honey Bun had 14,991 shares changing hands to close at $7, ISP Finance traded only 1,667 shares to end at $24, Jamaican Teas added 1 cent in trading 850,000 shares at $4.27, Jetcon Corporation ended at $14.50 with 18,673 shares trading, after falling 1 cent, Knutsford Express traded 30,798 shares to end at $16.45, Lasco Distributors gained 5 cents and ended trading 23,000 units at $7.05, Lasco Financial had 83,688 shares changing hands to end at $4. Lasco Manufacturing shed 19 cents to end at $4.80 trading 123,760 shares. Main Event dropped 1 cent to end trading with 8,418 shares at $6.49.Medical Disposables ended at $5.90 after advancing 10 cents with 9,500 units crossing the exchange, Paramount Trading declined by 19 cents and ended with 47,270 shares changing hands at $2.85 and tTech ended with 49,733 units trading at $7.90.

Carib Producers day on Junior Market

Trading on the Junior Market on Monday ended with Caribbean Producers dominating market activity with 99.51 percent of the total volume on the market amounting to 111.5 million units. Total volume going through the market ended at 112,078,312 units valued $371,345,580, compared to 789,261 units valued $5,071,496 on Friday.
Trading ended with 6 stocks rising and 8 falling as 20 securities traded versus 24 on Friday. At the close of the market, the market index dropped 39.21 points to 3,214.31.
At the close of trading, 3 stocks had bids higher than their last sale prices and 6 closed with lower offers.
The Junior Market ended trading with an average that jumped to 5,603,616 units for an average value of $18,567,279 compared to 32,886 units for an average value of $211,312 on the previous trading day. The average volume and value for the month to date rose to 820,200 units valued at $2,947,914 compared with 136,855 units valued at $716,576, previously.  In contrast, May closed with averages of 89,339 units at $596,722.
At the close of the market, Cargo Handlers lost 30 cents and closed at $16 with just 200 shares trading, Caribbean Creamrose 5 cents in trading 3,551 units to end at $7.55, Caribbean Producers traded 111,527,530 units and fell 8 cents to end at $3.29, C2W Music had 87,374 units changing hands to close at 45 cents, Dolphin Cove gained 10 cents and ended at $18 with 18,021 shares changing hands, Eppley fell $1.99 with 1,000 units changing hands, to close of $10.01. Honey Bun had 40,069 shares changing hands to close at $7, after adding 14 cents, ISP Finance traded only 1,360 shares to end at $24, Jamaican Teas fell 4 cents in trading 25,550 shares at $4.26, Jetcon Corporation ended at $14.51 with 21,069 shares trading, after falling 29 cents, KLE Group rose 15 cents and ended at $2.10 with 23,556 shares changing hands, Knutsford Express lost 5 cents in trading 126,936 shares and closing at $16.45, Lasco Distributors fell 40 cents and ended trading 12,000 units at $7, Lasco Financial had 3,500 shares changing hands to end at $4. Lasco Manufacturing shed 1 cent to end at $4.99 in trading 53,000 shares. Main Event added 1 cent to end trading with 102,898 shares at $6.50.Medical Disposables ended at $5.80 after falling 20 cents with 15,675 units crossing the exchange, Paramount Trading rose 4 cents and ended with 9,500 shares changing hands at $3.04, Sweet River ended with 256 units changing hands at $3.86, tTech ended with a mere 267 units trading with a rise of 15 cents at $7.90 and Eppley 10% preference share, ended with 6,000 units changing hands at $6.60.

Sharp drop in Junior Market trading

Trading on the Junior Market dropped sharply on Friday after Thursday’s trading which comprised just over 3 million Jamaican Teas’ shares. Trading ended on Friday with 7 stocks rising and 10 falling as 24 securities traded versus 20 on Thursday.
A total of 789,261 units valued $5,071,496 traded, compared to 3,831,459 units valued $19,055,812 on Thursday. At the end of trading, the market index slipped 3.42 points to 3,253.52.
At the close of trading, 5 stocks had bids higher than their last sale prices and 2 closed with lower offers.
The Junior Market ended trading with an average of 32,886 units for an average value of $211,312 compared to 191,573 units for an average value of $952,791 on the previous trading day The average volume and value for the month to date are 136,855 units valued at $716,576 compared with 154,183 units valued at $800,786, previously, In contrast, May closed with averages of 89,339 units and $596,722.
.At the close of the market, AMG Packaging gained 15 cents and closed at $4.60 with 213,250 units changing hands, Blue Power closed at $56.50 with 3,300 units trading, CAC 2000 closed at $7.50 in trading 750 units, Cargo Handlers lost 20 cents and closed at $16.30 with 3,500 shares trading, Caribbean Cream lost 50 cents in trading 266,500 units to end at $7.50, Caribbean Producers traded 27,470 units and fell 13 cents to end at $3.37, Consolidated Bakeries traded 7,076 shares to close at $3.20, C2W Music had 12,626 units changing hands to close at 45 cents after falling 5 cents, Derrimon Trading dropped $1 and ended at $8.50 with 210 shares changing hands, Eppley fell $1.99 with 1,000 units changing hands, to close of $10.01. Honey Bun had 3,530 shares changing hands to close at $6.86, after falling 14 cents, Iron Rock Insurance traded 86,573 shares to end at $3.20, Jamaican Teas traded at $4.30 with 5,969 units, Jetcon Corporation ended at $14.80 with 7,650 shares trading, after rising 20 cents, KLE Group rose 15 cents and ended at $2.10 with 8,000 shares changing hands, Knutsford Express added 50 cents and traded 41,363 shares in closing at $16.50, Lasco Distributors fell 5 cents and ended trading 20,100 units at $7.40, Lasco Financial rose 20 cents, with 1,000 shares changing hands to end at $4. Lasco Manufacturing gained 19 cents to $5 in trading 58,348 shares. Main Event fell 16 cents and ended trading 7,764 shares at $6.49. Medical Disposables ended at $6 with 10,662 units crossing the exchange, tTech ended with 500 units trading with a rise of 24 cents at $7.75 and Eppley 10% preference share, ended with 1,000 units changing hands at $6.60.

Jamaican Teas dominate Junior Market

Jamaican Teas was the only dominant trade on Thursday.

Trading on the Junior Market was dominated by Jamaican Teas accounting for 79 percent of volume traded and the bulk of the valued on Thursday. Trading ended with 8 stocks rising and 6 falling with 20 securities traded versus 22 on Wednesday.
A total of 3,831,459 units valued $19,055,812 traded, compared to 801,626 units valued $6,349,583 on Wednesday as the market index inched forward 3.84 points to 3,256.94.
At the close of trading, 7 stocks having bids higher than their last sale prices and 4 closed with lower offers.
The Junior Market ended trading with an average of 191,573 units for an average value of $952,791 compared to 36,438 units for an average value of $288,617, on the previous trading day. The average volume and value for the month to date are 154,183 units valued at $800,786 compared with 146,705 units valued at $770,385, previously, In contrast May closed with averages of 89,339 units and $596,722.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging gave up 35 cents and closed at $4.45 with 19,226 units changing hands, CAC 2000 gained 28 cents to close at $7.50 in trading 3,760 units, Cargo Handlers recovered $1.50 of Wednesday’s fall and closed at $16.50 with 3,062 shares trading, Caribbean Cream traded 2,600 units to end at $8, Caribbean Producers traded 48,115 units gaining 15 cents to end at $3.50, Eppley had 9,227 units changing hands to close of $12. General Accident closed 20 cents down trading with 25,227 shares to end at $2.70, Honey Bun had 500 shares changing hands to close at $7 after rising 15 cents, Jamaican Teas rose 5 cents to $4.30 with 3,028,443 units trading, Jetcon Corporation ended at $14.60 with 6,762 shares trading, after falling 28 cents, Knutsford Express traded 108,125 shares in closing at $16, Lasco Distributors rose 20 cents and ended trading 2,680 units at $7.45, Lasco Financial fell 20 cents, with 2,477 shares changing hands to end at $3.80. Lasco Manufacturing fell 18 cents to $4.81 in trading 178,193 shares. Main Event rose 15 cents and ended trading 41,289 shares at $6.65. Medical Disposables ended at $6 with 13,168 units crossing the exchange, Sweet River rose 36 cents and ended with 400 units changing hands at $3.86, supply of tTech came out with 260,000 units trading with a fall of 19 cents at $7.51 and Eppley 10% preference share, ended with 4,200 units changing hands at $6.60.