Junior Market gained on Thursday

AMG Packaging traded 3,571,405 stock units

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended with the prices of 7 securities advanced, 11 declined and 3 remained unchanged and the Market Index advancing 25.21 points to close at 2,925.60.
The market closed with 21 securities changing hands, resulting in 4,506,090 shares valued at $11,225,879 trading, compared to 18 securities trading on Tuesday with 11,208,712 units valued at $124,643,001 securities changing hands.
Trading ended with an average of 214,576 units for an average of $434,566 in contrast to 622,706 units for an average of $6,924,611 on Tuesday. An average of 199,377 units at an average value of $1,616,445 traded, and previously 197,679 units at an average value of $1,737,294. In contrast, January closed with an average of 122,386 shares, valued at $489,704 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 4 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 50 cents at $2, with 3,571,405 stock units trading, Blue Power fell 20 cents to $33.80, with 114 units, Cargo Handlers settled at $10.90, with 4,345 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 27 cents at $4.20, with 100,000 units changing hands, Dolphin Cove finished $1.50 higher at $18.50, with 200 stock units. Eppley settled with a loss of $2.02 at $10.50, with 17,000 units, Express Catering ended trading at $4.60, with 107,000 shares, FosRich Group traded with a loss of 5 cents at $2.50, with 78,106 shares, General Accident finished trading 5 cents higher at $2.85, with 101,500 shares. GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 15 cents at $2.75, with 422 stock units, Honey Bun ended with a loss of 30 cents at $5.10, with 31,804 units trading, Jamaican Teas settled with a loss of 10 cents at $4.50, with 10,170 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading at $4.21, with 44,795 stock units. Key Insurance traded 20 cents higher at $4, with 79,101 units after the company posted improved full year results. KLE Group finished trading 10 cents higher at $2.30, with 5,000 shares, Knutsford Express closed $1.50 higher at $13.50, with 300 shares, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 4 cents at $4.46, with 26,620 shares. Lasco Financial concluded trading 11 cents higher at $5.21, with 26,133 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing finished at $4.50, with 106,231 units, Stationery and Office finished trading 50 cents higher at $5, with 195,555 stock units trading as demand climbed for the stock following days of little buying interest and tTech ended with a loss of 40 cents at $5.60, with 289 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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