Junior Market in strong gains – Tuesday

Stationery and Office Supplies traded at a new high on Tuesday.

The Junior Market Index jumped sharply by 37.33 points to close at 2,953.12 in trading on 21 securities changing hands compared to 23 on Monday.
At the close of the market there was the exchange of 1,429,313 units valued at $7,069,102 compared to 9,045,733 units valued at $53,607,772 changing hands on Monday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 10 securities advanced, 5 declined and 6 remained unchanged leading.
Market activity ended with Stationery and Office closing at a new high of $7.55 after trading at an intraday high of $8 as investors continue to respond positively to the release of strong gains in first quarter profit.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 68,063 units for an average of $336,624 in contrast to 393,293 units for an average of $2,330,773 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 115,694 units with an average value of $536,823 and previously 119,914 units with an average value of $554,562. April closed with an average of 121,622 units at $506,803, for each security traded.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 6,851 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading at $30, with 1,320 units, Cargo Handlers settled 9 cents higher at $9.84, with 5,480 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading at $4.80, with 17,500 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 26 cents at $5.29, with 547,035 units. Consolidated Bakeries closed 5 cents higher at $1.90, with 50,000 shares, Derrimon Trading concluded trading with a loss of 14 cents at $9.50, with 13,509 shares, Elite Diagnostic settled 5 cents higher at $3.25, with 135,689 units, Express Catering traded with a loss of 4 cents at $5.61, with 424,840 shares. FosRich Group finished trading 1 cent higher at $2.31, with 7,787 shares, Honey Bun concluded trading with a loss of 10 cents at $4.70, with 3,623 shares, Jetcon Corporation traded 2 cents higher at $4.20, with 1,753 units, KLE Group closed 15 cents higher at $2.50, with 27,499 shares. Lasco Distributors concluded trading 35 cents higher at $4.35, with 10,995 stock units, Lasco Financial finished at $5.44, with 297 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled 19 cents higher at $4.09, with 2,345 shares, Main Event ended trading 16 cents higher at $6.95, with 5,115 shares. Medical Disposables traded at $5, with 10,614 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading with a loss of 9 cents at $3.01, with 116,966 stock units and Stationery and Office closed 5 cents higher at $7.55, with 25,095 units. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.75% settled at $6, with 15,000 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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