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.

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