Junior Market trading doubles Monday’s

Trading on the Junior Market closed on Tuesday with 22 securities changing hands, resulting in a more than doubling of trading levels over Monday with an exchange of 2,217,305 units valued at $9,814,861 compared to 904,019 units valued at $4,463,382 on Monday.
The Junior Market Index declined by 3.62 points to close at 2,902.38 as market activity resulted in the prices of 5 securities advancing, 6 declining and 9 remaining unchanged.
Trading ended with an average of 100,787 units for an average of $446,130 in contrast to 43,049 units for an average of $212,542 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 78,790 units valued at $343,165, previously 74,618 units valued at an average of $323,637. In contrast, September closed with average of 116,176 units valued at $538,652 for each security traded. Trading ended with the market sentiments looking mixed for Wednesday, as 4 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
In market activity, volumes are those traded for the day and the closing prices are those at which the last trade took place. Trading ended with Access Financial plunged $4 to close at $38, with a mere 100 stock units changing hands, AMG Packaging closed 5 cents higher at $3.35, with 50,395 shares, Caribbean Cream rose by 10 cents to $6.10, with 170,000 units, Caribbean Producers ended 4 cents higher at $3.74, with 15,240 shares traded, Consolidated Bakeries settled at $2.02, with 26,000 units. Dolphin Cove closed at $17.50, with 7,438 stock units, Eppley concluded trading at $12, with 1,500 shares changing hands, Express Catering traded 10 cents higher at $4.50, with 192,607 shares, General Accident fell 3 cents at to $2.70, with 837,115 stock units traded, Honey Bun traded with a loss of 1 cent at $4.09, with 3,420 stock units. Iron Rock traded at $2.80, with 6,245 units, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.10, with 23,280 stock units, Jetcon Corporation closed with a loss of 50 cents at $4.50, with 13,419 stock units, Knutsford Express concluded trading at $14.89, with 4,188 stock shares. Lasco Distributors traded 619,619 units at $6, Lasco Financial settled at $4.25, with 52,621 shares, Lasco Manufacturing ended 25 cents higher at $3.75, trading 3,100 stock units, Main Event finished with a loss of 3 cents at $5.15, exchanging 61,685 shares, Medical Disposables lost 15 cents at $5.15, trading 1,899 shares and Stationery and Office closed at $4.70, trading 81,373 stock units. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley settled with a loss of 5 cents at $6.50, with 45,961 units changing hands.

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