Junior Market claws back losses

Junior Market stocks partially reversed the sharp decline they suffered on Friday by recovering more than half of the loss in the index on Monday and closed with advancing stocks beating out decliners.
At the close, the Junior Market Index climbed 23.92 points to 2,556.00. Trading ended with 31 securities changing hands with the prices of 13 stocks rising, 11 declining and seven closing unchanged.
The average PE Ratio of the Junior Market ended at 10 based on IC Insider.com’s forecasted 2020-21 earnings. The market closed with an exchange of 3,822,981 shares for $10,886,036 compared to 4,584,423 units at $12,466,749 on Friday.
The average trade for the day ended at 123,322 units at $351,162 in contrast to an average of 130,984 valued at $356,193 on Friday. An average 427,049 units traded for the month to date for $1,086,232, in contrast to 464,265 units at $1,176,300. The average for June was245,049 units at $689,955.
Mailpac Group led trading with 1.42 million shares for 37 percent of total volume, followed by Indies Pharma with 521,761 units for 13.6 percent of the day’s trade and General Accident with 415,000 units for 11 percent market share.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the Junior Market shows one stock ended with the bid higher than the last selling price and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial advanced $3.33 to settle at $25 after an exchange of 4,208 shares, AMG Packaging jumped 37 cents to end at $1.52 with investors swapping ten units, Caribbean Flavours jumped $1 to close at $11.50 trading 976 units. Caribbean Producers dropped 3 cents to end at $2.45 with an exchange of 410,802 units, Dolphin Cove lost 80 cents to end at $7 in trading 41,830 shares, Everything Fresh gained 7 cents to close at 74 cents with 35,000 shares changing hands. Fontana climbed 10 cents to end at $5.20 with an exchange of 115,618 units, General Accident rose by 20 cents to end at $7 with investors exchanging 415,000 shares, Honey Bun lost 1 cent to close at $5.49 in trading 17,345 units. iCreate gained 1 cent to settle at 55 cents with investors swapping 29,262 stock units, Indies Pharma shed 3 cents in ending at $2.75 and trading 521,761 stock units, ISP Finance fell 8 cents and closing at $15.90 after exchanging 100 shares. Jamaican Teas rose 29 cents to end at $4.99 trading 14,142 stock units, Jetcon Corporation declined by 4 cents in ending at $1.01 with 52,984 stock units crossing the exchange, KLE Group declined by 1 cent in closing at $1.79 with an exchange of 279 shares. Knutsford Express gained 12 cents to end at $6.62 in trading 8,420 stock units, Lasco Distributors shed 8 cents to close at $2.99 in exchanging 43,174 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing fell 14 cents ending at $3.56 with investors switching 21,945 units. Limners and Bards shed 15 cents to close at $2.45 with an exchange of 111,677 stock units, Lumber Depot ended rising 5 cents to $1.07 trading 208,644 units, Mailpac Group added 1 cent to settle at $2.04 in exchanging 1,415,547 stock units. Main Event dropped 8 cents to $3.99 with 37,832 stock units changing hands, Medical Disposables inched 1 cent higher to close at $6.41 with an exchange of 4,384 units and tTech jumped $1.10 to settle at $5.80 in trading 1,148 units.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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