Lasco Manufacturing on top

Lasco water treatment machines, part of the new factory facility at the White Marl in St Catherine,

Lasco water treatment machines, part of the new factory facility at the White Marl in St Catherine,

Lasco Manufacturing stole the spotlight in the junior market on Tuesday, with more than 3.4 million shares changing hands but the price slipped 10 cents at the close. Trading closed with 8 securities being active, ending with 4,447,822 units changing hands valued at $5,715,609.
The JSE Junior Market Index declined 7.92 points to close at 717.77, with the prices of 5 stocks advancing and 2 declining. At the close of the market, there were 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with offers that were lower. The junior market ended with 5 securities closing with no bids to buy and 6 securities had no stocks being offered for sale.
JM 17-2-15Stocks trading in the junior market are, Cargo Handlers finished with 800 shares as the price jumped at 80 cents to a new all-time high of $17, Caribbean Flavours closing with 101,873 shares to end with an increase of 15 cents to $2.35, General Accident ended trading with 383,758 shares trading at 5 cents to $1.70, Jamaican Teas closing with 200 units trading at 1 cent more to $2.56, Lasco Distributors closing with 500,000 units and put on 3 cents to $1.51. Dolphin Cove closed with 400 units trading to end at 29 cents to $8.51, Lasco Manufacturing in trading 3,458,331 shares lost 10 cents to $1.17, Paramount Trading finished with 2,460 shares changing hands at $4.

Paramount at new high of $4

Sika one of the brands tcarried by Paramount

Sika one of the brands tcarried by Paramount

Activity on the Junior Market closed with 7 securities traded, and ending with 124,770 units changing hands, valued at $269,308 while Paramount Trading ended at a new high of $4. The JSE Junior Market Index climbed 11.99 points to close at 725.69, with the prices of 2 stocks advancing and none declining.
At the close of the market, there were 5 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market ended with 5 securities closing with no bids to buy and there were 5 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Lasco Manufacturing closing with 20,000 shares as the price climbed 8 cents to $1.27,Paramount Trading ended trading with 10,000 shares while gaining 78 cents to close at an all-time high of $4, JM 16-2-15Blue Power ended trading with 2,350 shares trading at $6.50, Lasco Financial ending with 14,798 shares changing hands at $1.15, Derrimon Trading had 100 shares trading at $2.04, Eppley 9.5% preference shares closed with 10,000 shares changing hands to close $6 and General Accident ending with 67,522 shares trading at $1.65.

Junior Market closed week up

Activity on the Junior Market closed with 8 securities traded and ending with only 48,272 units changing hands valued at a mere $112,162. The JSE Junior Market Index increased 12.17 points to close at 713.70, with the prices of 4 stocks advancing and none declining.
JM 13-2-15At the close of the market, there were 5 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and only 1 with a lower offer. The junior market ended with 5 securities closing with no bids to buy and there were 8 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Caribbean Producers concluding trading with 1,100 shares to end with an increase of 20 cents to $2.30, Lasco Distributors closing with 10,000 shares, the price gained 2 cents to $1.48, Lasco Financial finishing trading with 17,802 shares, to end with an increase of 9 cents at $1.15. Lasco Manufacturing closing with 2,759 shares trading, 3 cents higher at $1.19, Eppley 9.5% preference share ended with 10,035 units trading, unchanged at $6, General Accident had just 100 shares changing hands at $1.65 and Honey Bun ending with 5,235 shares trading at $1.91 as investors reacted to the December quarter’s results which shows reduced profit in the quarter. Profits fell 17 percent for the quarter to $16.5 million compared to the prior year. Management in their report said the “reduction was mainly due to increased distribution cost resulting from the takeover of a large contract distributor to maintain our customer service and the lease of vehicles due to accidents of two of our main distribution vehicles.” At the close of trading, there were no stocks listed to be bought and 206,849 units being offered to sell at $1.91.

Carib Producers’ results hit stock

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CaribbeanProducers(CPJ)280X150 Activity on the Junior Market ended with Caribbean Producers pulling back today, after gaining on Wednesday, on robust volume of 4,393,426 shares. The company reported much improved results over the poor first quarter numbers, with the latest figures showing slightly lower profit for the December quarter of US$1.03 million versus US$1.18 million, for the similar period in 2013. For the year to December, profit is in at US$1.012 million versus US$1.62 million.
JM 12-2-15Trading closed with 6 securities being active, ending with 552,558 units changing hands valued at $1,033,150. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 4.90 points to close at 701.53, with the prices of 2 stocks advancing and 3 declining.
At the close of the market, there were 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with the offer that was lower. The junior market ended with 5 securities closing with no bids to buy and 7 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Lasco Distributors ending trading with 11,540 shares changing hands, 1 cent higher at $1.46, Lasco Manufacturing closing with just 4,000 shares trading as the price gained 1 cent to end at $1.16, General Accident ending with 236,240 shares trading at $1.65. AMG Packaging lost 27 cents with 7,500 units trading as the price closed at $2.22, Caribbean Producers trading 276,000 shares and closed lower by 20 cents to $2.10 and Lasco Financial closed with 17,278 shares changing hands 4 cents lower at $1.06.

Caribbean Producers tops juniors

Caribbean Producers traded nearly 4.4 million shares and rose in trading on Wednesday. Mayberry Investment was the broker that did all the buying while Stocks & Securities did the bulk of the selling, except for two smaller trades, amounting to 143,000 units.
Jm 11-2-15Activity on the Junior Market closed with 6 securities traded ending with 5,082,755 units changing hands valued at $11,034,581. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 3.54 points to close at 706.43, with the prices of 3 stock advancing and 2 declining. At the close of the market, there were 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and only 1 stock with an offer that was lower. The junior market ended with 5 securities closing with no bids to buy and 7 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Caribbean Cream in trading 200 shares closed with a gain of 1 cent to 76 cents, Caribbean Producers finished with 4,393,426 units trading 10 cents higher to $2.30, Lasco Financial closed with 6,472 units and put on 5 cents to $1.10, Lasco Distributors closing with 5,310 shares trading at unchanged at $1.45, General Accident ended trading with 281,669 shares changing hands to close lower by 10 cents to $1.65 and Lasco Manufacturing closing with 395,678 units trading lower by 5 cents to $1.15.

Junior market inching higher

Activity on the Junior Market closed with 7 securities traded, ending with 806,830 units changing hands, valued at $1,091,417. The JSE Junior Market Index gained 7.22 points to close at709.97, with the price of 2 stocks advancing and none declining.
JM 10-2-15At the close of the market, there were 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with a lower offer. The junior market ended with 5 securities closing with no bids to buy and 5 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, General Accident closed with 22,000 shares trading 10 cents higher at $1.75, Lasco Distributors ending with 317,632 units trading to gain 5 cents to $1.45, Blue Power closed with 7,633 units trading at $6.50, Eppley 9.5% had 3,203 units trading at $6, Honey Bun closed with 300 shares changing hands at $1.91, Lasco Financial ending with 176,450 shares trading at $1.05 and Lasco Manufacturing finishing with 279,612 shares trading at $1.20.

Moderate junior market trading

Activity on the Junior Market closed with 6 securities trading, ending in 113,404 units changing hands, valued at $253,308. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 0.36 points to close at 702.75, no stock advanced and 1 declined in price.
JM 9-2-15At the close of the market, there were 5 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with the offer lower. The junior market ended with 5 securities closing with no bids to buy, there were 7 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Derrimon Trading ending with 16,550 units trading and fell by 1 cent to $2.04, for a 52 weeks’ low, Caribbean Producers closed with 585 shares changing hands at $2.20, Honey Bun ending with 1,850 units at $1.91, Lasco Financial finished with 20,513 units trading at $1.05, Eppley 9.5% preference share closed with 21,762 shares changing hands at $6 and Lasco Manufacturing ending with 52,144 shares trading at $1.20.

Juniors record gains Friday

Activity on the Junior Market was over shadowed by movements in the main market on Friday, with only 5 stocks trading resulting in moderate gains in prices, in contrast to the rise of nearly 2,000 points in the all Jamaica Composite index. The JSE Junior Market Index rose 4.90 points to close at 703.11. The market closed with 123,876 units valued at $316,167 changing hands. Thee price of 2 stocks advanced and none declined.
JM cht 6-2-15At the close of the market, there were 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 stock with a lower offer. The junior market ended with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and 7 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Access Financial traded 10.000 shares and closed 1 cent higher at $9.40, Dolphin Cove closed with 300 shares changing hands, 30 cents higher to $8.80, Lasco Financial traded 48,559 shares at $1.05, Lasco Manufacturing closed with 30,987 shares traded at $1.20 and Sweet River Abattoir ended at $3.86 with 34,030 shares changing hands.

Lasco Manufacturing dominates trade

Activity on the junior market closed with Lasco Manufacturing dominating trading with 2,556,735 shares. At the close only 4 securities traded, ending with 2,605,176 units valued at $3,114,828. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 5.15 points to close at 698.21, with the price of 1 stock advancing and 2 declining.
JM 5-2-15At the close of the market, there were 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 1 with a lower offer. Trading ended with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and 6 securities had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Medical Disposables finishing with 10,000 shares trading 10 cents higher at $1.80, Lasco Manufacturing finishing with 2,556,735 shares trading, unchanged at $1.20, more than 2.4 million units were crosses done by Mayberry on behalf of clients, Lasco Distributors closed with 37,000 shares changing hands while lost 5 cents to $1.40. At the close there were 600,000 units Lasco Distributors on the bid to buy at $1.40 and Lasco Financial in concluded trading with 1,441 shares changing hands fell 1 cent to $1.05.

4 junior market stocks rose Wednesday

Activity on the Junior Market closed with 7 securities trading and ending with 294,119 units valued at $359,476 changing hands. The JSE Junior Market Index gained 4.75 points to close at 703.36, with the prices of 4 advancing with 1 declining.
JM 4-2-15At the close of the market, there were 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with offers that were lower. The junior market ended with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and there were 6 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Access Financial closing with 1,500 shares to end at $9.30 with an increase of 10 cents, Blue Power trading 7,500 shares to gain 10 cents to $6.50. Honey Bun closed with 6,000 units trading as the price rose 1 cents to $1.91, Lasco Distributors finished with 80,900 shares trading, rising 4 cents to $1.45.
Caribbean Cream closed with 183,600 units trading at 75 cents, Caribbean Producers finished with 13,119 units to close at $2.20 after shedding 10 cents Consolidated Bakeries closed with 1,500 units at 90 cents each.