Junior Market in steady trading – Wednesday

Junior Market trades

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange concluded trading on Wednesday with 29 securities changing hands, similar to that on Tuesday and resulting in an exchange of 4,941,772 units valued at $18,218,972 compared to 4,509,195 units valued at $22,460,102 on Tuesday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 10 securities advanced, 10 declined and 9 remained unchanged. The Junior Market Index advanced by 4.29 points to close at 3,397.75.
Trading ended with an average of 170,406 units for an average of $628,240 in contrast to 155,489 units for an average of $774,486 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 103,587 units valued at $517,504 and previously 97,569 units at $507,531 for each security traded. In contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial ended with a loss of $1 at $34 with 7,626 stock units changing hands, AMG Packaging ended trading with 1,408,582 shares, after rising 2 cents to end at $2, Blue Power lost $1.12 with an exchange of 96,819 units at $6.38, Caribbean Flavours climbed 50 cents and exchanged 7,000 shares at $13.50. Caribbean Producers fell 9 cents in trading 20,000 units at $4.70. Consolidated Bakeries climbed 5 cents and exchanged 33,869 shares at $2, Fontana declined 12 cents in trading of 50,493 units at $7.88, General Accident climbed 10 cents in exchanging 9,605 shares to end at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $7.50, Honey Bun closed 15 cents higher at $6.97, with 15,700 stock units trading. iCreate ended trading with 1,532 shares, after rising 5 cents to end at 73 cents, Jamaican Teas climbed 5 cents and exchanged 3,474 shares to end at $6.35, Jetcon Corporation lost 10 cents trading of 706,870 units at $1.80, Knutsford Express closed 87 cents higher at $10.99, with 100 stock units trading. Lasco Financial lost 13 cents in with 390,000 shares changing hands to close at $4.60, Lasco Manufacturing ended market activity in exchanging 35,286 shares to close at $4.95 after falling 4 cents, Limners and Bards ended trading 187,195 shares to close at $2.50 after falling 5 cents. Main Event climbed 25 cents and exchanged 1,459,754 shares at $5.50, Stationery and Office Supplies lost $1.34 in trading 2,687 units, at $11.16 and SSL Venture closed 10 cents higher at $1.20, with 51,000 stock units changing hands.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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