Junior Market slips on Friday

After surging 100.47 points on Thursday, the Junior Market pulled back slightly on Friday with the market index shedding 14.43 points to close at 3,462.91 resulting from gains in 11 securities declines in 10 while the prices of 6 remained unchanged,
Junior Market activity, left the market’s average PE at 15. Trading ended with 28 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 18,013,541 units for $43,397,194 compared to 5,740,254 units for $7,603,716 from 29 securities trading on Thursday.
Trading ended with an average of 644,418 units for $1,549,900 for each stock traded, in contrast to 197,940 units for an average of $262,197 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 1194,110 shares at $468,155 compared to an average of 79,486 shares at $192,801 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security trading.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator with 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial traded 9,000 units to finish with a gain of $1.52 at $35.29, AMG Packaging gained 2 cents in trading 11,371 shares at $2.07, Blue Power dropped $1.15 to end at $5.85 with 41,251 units crossing the market. Consolidated Bakeries recovered the 35 cents lost on Thursday and adding 5 cents more to close at $1.85 with 10,000 shares crossing the exchange. Derrimon Trading gained just 1 cent after a transfer of 165,500 shares at $2.63, Everything Fresh gained 6 cents after exchanging 46,980 shares at $1.09, GWest fell 1 cent to end at $1.05 with 7,232 stock units changing hands. Honey Bun closed with a rise of 1 cent at $8, with 28,055 stock units crossing the exchange, create traded 316,100 shares but rose 3 cents to end at 58 cents. Iron Rock Insurance ended with 200 shares crossing the exchange and rose 55 cents and close at $4, Lasco Distributors closed trading of 100,000 units and lost 4 cents to end at $3.50, Limners and Bards lost 3 cents with 8,328 shares changing hands at $2.77. Recently listed, MailPac traded 16,845,367 shares, with the price rising 5 cents to end at a new closing high of $2.22 after trading at an intraday high of $2.60. Main Event rose 15 cents to close at $6.15 after trading 47,320 units, Medical Disposables exchanged 11,910 shares after dropping 90 cents to close at $7.10, Paramount Trading closed at $2.05 after slipping 9 cents with an exchange of 5,000 shares. SSL Venture Capital, to be renamed Boost Venture, traded 3,500 shares and rose 30 cents close at $1.45, Stationery and Office Supplies fell 50 cents in trading 42,176 units at $11 and tTech traded 806 and lost 15 cents to close at $5.35.

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

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