Junior Market slips again on Friday

Lasco Financial profit dropped 39% in 2018 Q2.

Lasco Financial posted 39 percent lower profit for the September quarter than in 2017 after the market closed on Thursday, the stock traded up to $5.95, shortly after the market opened but shortly before the close 10 million units were pushed through with the stock ending at $5.
Trading ended with 20 securities changing hands, versus 23 on Thursday, with 8 stocks rising, while 10 declining and 2 remained unchanged. At the end of trading the Junior Market Index declined 4.80 points to close at 3,268.71, with 10,752,516 units valued at $53,885,826 changing hands, compared to 1,326,877 units valued at $5,969,489 on Thursday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 6 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, while 2 closed with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of a mere 537,626 units for an average of $2,694,291 in contrast to 57,690 units for an average of $259,543 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 280,916 units valued at $1,391,984. October, ended with an average of 69,421 units valued at $347,455 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial closed with a loss of $2.73 at $49.27, with 750 shares trading, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 10 cents at $1.85, with 318,796 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 4,940 units at $6, Caribbean Cream ended trading 36,886 shares, 35 cents higher at $6, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 30 cents at $2, with 15,000 shares changing hands. Elite Diagnostic finished trading 25,351 stock units, with a loss of 16 cents to end at $3.02, Eppley settled with a loss of 10 cents at $8, with 3,000 units changing hands, Everything Fresh fell 5 cents in trading 53,824 shares, to close at $1.95, Express Catering ended trading of 400 shares and climbed 17 cents higher to $8, FosRich Group traded 13,152 shares and rose 1 cent higher to $3.20. GWest Corporation closed 10 cents higher at $1.80, with 84,012 stock units trading, Honey Bun ended 33 cents higher at $4.14, with 4,100 units changing hands, Indies Pharma closed with a loss of 30 cents at $3 exchanging 74,333 share, Jamaican Teas settled with a loss of 1 cent at $4.09, with 3,000 shares changing hands, KLE Group finished trading 3,321 shares at $3.90. Lasco Distributors ended at $4, with the trading of 53,571 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 10,004,955 stock units with a loss of 40 cents at $5, Lasco Manufacturing finished 10 cents higher at $3.40, with 38,650 units, Main Event gained 35 cents to end at $6.45, with 14,211 shares changing hands and Stationery and Office finished trading 264 stock units and climbed 20 cents to $9.20.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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