Juniors inch up on Monday

JM Sign The junior market index inched up by the end of trading on Monday resulting in the market index gaining 9.79 points to end at 2,433.66.
At the close the prices of 4 stocks rose and 4 declined with 13 securities trading, compared to 12 on Friday. The movement in the junior market index puts the gain for the year to date, at 36 percent.
Stocks traded, rose on Monday by 8 percent, from Friday’s level, ending with 965,067 units changing hands, valued at $4,640,109, up 62 percent from $2,867,579 on Friday.
Market activities ended with 7 securities closing with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 3 ending with lower offers.
ICI Jm sum 5-12-16An average of 74,236 units with an average value of $356,931 traded, compared to 74,215 units with an average value of $238,965 on the preceding day. The average for December to date is 125,269 units at an average of $538,279. The average for December to Friday is 150,785 units at an average of $628,952. The average for November ended at 109,679 units with an average value of $607,092.
The stock split into 150 stock units for Eppley ordinary share, is yet to attract any offers even after the bid had risen to $6.91 compared to the adjusted last traded price of $4.90.
In trading activity, Caribbean Cream traded 69,747 units and rose by 40 cents to close at $7.50, Caribbean Flavours traded 1,630 units to end at $8.99 with a gain of 44 cents, Caribbean Producers fell 20 cents with 510,000 units changing hands to end at $3.30. Honey Bun had 105,000 shares changing hands to close with a loss of 13 cents at $5.70, Jamaican Teas traded 12,252 shares to close at $4.10, ICI Jm trd Sht 5-12-16Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 10 cents, to close at $5.65, with moderate volume of 10,000 shares. Key Insurance traded 28,471 units to close at $2.50, Knutsford Express saw trading in 20,164 shares at $20, Lasco Distributors loss 20 cents after 145,442 shares changed hands at $6.60, Lasco Financial gained 5 cents and ended with 19,958 shares changing hands at $3.25. Lasco Manufacturing ended at $4.70 with a mere 770 shares changing hands Paramount Trading gained 10 cents while 5,979 shares traded, to close at $3.80 and tTech ended with 35,654 units changing hands at $5.50.

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