Blue Power at 52 weeks’ low

BluePower150x150 Trading in the Junior Market closed with only 5 securities traded, with the price 1 advancing and 2 declining. Blue Power closed at a new 52 weeks’ low, of $6.05, on small volume. Trading ended with 476,603 units valued at $712,470. The JSE Junior Market Index dropped 5.71 points to close at 678.96.
At the close of the market, there were 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market continues to exhibit weakness with 6 securities closing with no bids to buy. There were 5 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
The active stocks in the junior market on Wednesday are, General Accident closed trading with 10,000 units, to gain 8 cents at $1.58, Blue Power ended with a mere 250 units trading, as the price slipped 75 cents to $6.05. Lasco Distributors ended with 436,420 shares changing hands to close with a loss of 11 cents at $1.40, the bid close at $1.50 to buy 25,254 shares. Caribbean Flavours had 12,710 shares changing hands to close at $2.35, Caribbean Producers concluded trading with 17,223 shares trading at $2.20.

Lasco Manufacturing trades 4.8m shares

Lasco's new I Cool drinks

Lasco’s new I Cool drinks

Trading in the Junior Market closed with a pick up in activity on a day when Lasco Manufacturing traded more than 4.8 million shares, in 6 different trades.
Trading in the junior market, ended with 5,369,992 units changing hands, valued at $5,518,795. The JSE Junior Market Index rose 3.71 points to close at 684.67 with only 7 securities traded, the price of 2 advanced and 2 fell. At the close of the market, there was 1 stock with the bid higher than the last selling price and 3 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market continues to exhibit weakness with 7 securities closing with no bids to buy. There were 4 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
the stocks traded are, Caribbean Producers concluding trading with 151,805 units to close with a gain of 20 cents to $2.20. Lasco Distributors concluded trading with 26,500 units and put on 1 cent to $1.51 for a new 52 weeks’ high, Blue Power ended with 121 shares changing hands to close at $6.80, Derrimon Trading ended with 2,000 shares trading at $2.15, Lasco Financial finished trading with 346,160 shares changing hands 93 cents, Jamaican Teas finished trading with 10,000 units to fall 55 cents to a new 52 weeks’ low of $2.85 and Lasco Manufacturing ended with 4,833,406 shares changing hands, to close at 1 cent to 99 cents.

2 Lasco stocks gained on Junior market

Peter Chin - CEO Lasco Distributors

Peter Chin – CEO Lasco Distributors


Trading in the Junior Market closed with moderate activity on Monday with trading ending with 193,314 units valued at $267,070. The JSE Junior Market Index rose 2.72 points to close at 680.96, only 6 securities traded, with the price 2 advancing, while no stock declined.
At the close of the market, there were 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market continues to exhibit weakness with 6 securities closing with no bids to buy. There were 4 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Lasco Distributors concluded trading with 103,624 shares changing hands, with gains of 2 cents to $1.50. The stock is now back at its 52 weeks high reached in April this year but is still way off from the high of $1.80 reached in July 2013. Lasco Financial ended with 50,000 shares trading, 3 cents higher, to 93 cents, Caribbean Cream ended with 6,500 shares changing hands, to close at 71 cents, Caribbean Flavours saw 17,161 shares trading, to close at $2.35, General Accident exchanged 8,000 shares in trading at $1.50, the stock closed with a bid at $1.56 and Lasco Manufacturing finished trading with 8,029 shares at $1.

6 stocks trade on Junior market

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Caribbean Cream traded at 71 cents. The company has now commissioned it blast freezer that is expected to cut energy cost & result in better frozen products

Caribbean Cream traded at 71 cents. the company has now commissioned it blast freezer that is expected to cut energy cost & result in better frozen products

Trading in the Junior Market on Friday closed with 940,040 units valued at $989,552 changing hands. The JSE Junior Market Index fell 2.80 points to close at 678.24. Only 6 securities traded, with the price 1 advancing and 1 declining.
At the close of the market, there were 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market continues to be weak with 9 securities closing with no bids to buy. There were 5 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Lasco Distributors ended trading with 184,500 shares changing hands, 3 cents higher at $1.48, Caribbean Cream concluded trading with 115,000 shares changing hands, to close at 71 cents. The company has now installed it blast freezer, that is expected to cut energy cost and allow for better frozen ice cream products. Caribbean Producers had 1,000 shares trading at $2, Consolidated Bakeries ended trading with 3,360 shares at 82 cents, Lasco Financial finished trading with 48,180 units to fall 5 cents to 90 cent, Lasco Manufacturing ended with 588,000 units as the price slipped 5 cents to $1.

8 junior market stocks trade

General Accident traded 551,733 units at $1.50.

General Accident traded 551,733 units at $1.50.

The number of companies trading in the Junior Market picked up on Thursday with 8 securities traded, with the price of 2 advancing and 2 ending lower.Trading ended with 1,247,208 units valued at $2,018,182. The JSE Junior Market Index rose 1.69 points to close at 681.04.
At the close of the market, there was 1 stock with the bid higher than the last selling price and 2 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market continues to show signs of weakness with 8 securities closing with no bids to buy. There were 5 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale at the close of the market.
Lasco Distributors closed with 47,970 shares trading 6 cents higher to $1.45, Lasco Manufacturing finished trading with 50,000 shares while gaining 5 cents to end at $1.05, Caribbean Cream had 40,000 shares changing hands, to close at 71 cents, Consolidated Bakeries concluded trading with 10,000 shares changing hands, to close at 82 cents, Derrimon Trading exchanged 20,000 shares in trading at $2.15 and Lasco Financial finished trading with 75,950 shares at 91 cents.
Caribbean Producers finished trading with 451,555 shares with a loss of 25 cents to $2 and General Accident traded 551,733 units to fall 3 cents to $1.50.

Lasco Manufacturing trades 1m shares

Lasco_Building280x150 Trading in the Junior Market was dominated by Lasco Manufacturing with 1 million shares at $1 each. Trading ended with 1,084,716 units valued at $1,128,267. The JSE Junior Market Index rose 6.28 points to close at 679.35. A total of 7 securities traded, with the price of 1 advancing and 1 declining.
At the close, there were 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market continues to be weak with 8 securities closing with no bids to buy. There were 5 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Lasco Distributors ended trading with 53,804 shares changing hands as the price climbed 4 cents rise to $1.39 and Lasco Manufacturing with 1,000,000 units gained on 3 cents to end at $1.
Caribbean Producers ended trading 11,152 units to close with a 1 cent loss, at $2.25, Consolidated Bakeries finished trading with 8,000 shares trading at 82 cents, Jamaican Teas had dealing in only 3,860 shares at $3.40. The company reported a small loss in the September quarter and a profit of 35 cents for the full year, versus 58 cents in 2013. Lasco Financial contributed 6,500 shares at 95 cents and Medical Disposables with 1,400 shares trading at $1.94.

Caribbean Producers leads junior

CaribbeanProducers(CPJ)280X150 Caribbean Producers was the leading stock to trade on the junior market, on Tuesday. Trading closed with 137,588 units, valued at $255,914 changing hands. The JSE Junior Market Index rose 3.85 points to close at 673.07, while only 6 securities traded, with the price of 2 advancing and 1 declining.
At the close, there were 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market continues to exhibit weakness with 8 securities closing with no bids to buy. There were 5 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Lasco Financial ended trading with 3,000 shares changing hands, 8 cents higher to 95 cents, Lasco Manufacturing closed with 15,000 shares trading with a gain of 2 cents to 97 cents. Caribbean Cream closed with 17,500 shares at 71 cents, Caribbean Producers finished trading with 96,978 shares changing hands at $2.26, General Accident saw trading in 110 shares trading at $1.53 and Lasco Distributors finished trading with 5,000 shares, the price dipped 1 cent to $1.35.

Knutsford Express top juniors

KNutsfordOwners280x150Knutsford Express Services traded over 5 million shares at a new high of $5.85 on the Junior Market. Trading ended with 6,061,987 units valued at $30,930,731. The JSE Junior Market Index rose 12.60 points to close at 669.22, only 5 securities traded, with the price of 4 advancing.
At the close of the market, there were 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market continues to exhibit weakness with 8 securities closing with no bids to buy. There were 5 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Caribbean Producers finished trading with 185,826 shares, and closed with a gain of 26 cents at $2.26, Jamaican Teas concluded trading with 100 shares to end 10 cents higher, at $3.40, Knutsford Express exchanged 5,020,011 shares with a gain of 40 cents to a new 52 weeks’ high of $5.85. The company will benefit from lower fuel prices with the fall in the price of oil on the world market. Lasco Distributors had dealing in 819,050 shares as the price ended 4 cents higher, to $1.36. Consolidated Bakeries with 37,000 shares trading, closed at 82 cents.

Junior stocks still struggling

Trading in the Junior Market closed with very little activity on the final day of the week. Trading ended with 39,536 units valued at $53,270. The JSE Junior Market Index fell 6.07 points to close at 656.62, only 4 securities traded, with the price none advancing and 3 falling.
At the close of the market, there were 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market continues to exhibit weakness with 8 securities closing with no bids to buy. There were 5 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Caribbean Flavours had 11,936 shares changing hands to close at $2.35, Caribbean Producers concluded trading with 1,600 shares at $2, and Consolidated Bakeries exchanged 12,000 shares at 82 cents. Lasco Financial finished trading with 14,000 units to fall 8 cents to 87 cents.

Eppley preference share closes over

eppleytype150x150 The Eppley preference share issue, successfully raised the minimum capital sought by the company, the Jamaica Stock Exchange was informed. The preference share issue, maturing in 2019 in respect of 41,666,667 cumulative redeemable preference shares priced at J$6, closed as scheduled on Tuesday, 11 November 2013.
The issue was oversubscribed and the Company intends to exercise the right, to issue further preference shares, up to a total of 58,333,334 units. The basis of allotment will be announced today.
Trading in the Junior Market closed with activity in just 99,198 units, valued at $231,017. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 3.07 points to close at 662.69. Only 4 securities traded, with no stock advancing and 3 declining.
At the close of the market, there were 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 stock with the offer that is lower. The junior market continues to exhibit weakness with 9 securities closing with no bids to buy. There were 5 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Access Financial Services traded 900 shares at $10.01, Caribbean Producers finished trading with 93,000 shares while losing 20 cents to $2, Knutsford Express traded down 4 cents to $5.45 with 4,450 units and Lasco Financial traded only 848 units, losing 3 cents to 95 cents.