Juniors move higher again – Thursday

Jamaican Teas closed at a new all time high of $5 on Thursday.

Jamaican Teas closed at a new all time high of $5 on Thursday.

Iron Rock Insurance traded 521,013 shares at a new high of $4.40 after rising by 37 cents at the close but traded as high as $4.51 for a record high, Jamaican Teas and Knutsford Express also traded at new record highs on Thursday. The junior market enjoyed another day of a rising index at the close on Thursday with a small gain of 3.12 points to end at 1,981.44.
There were two stocks closing at 52 weeks’ high at the close. The market ended with 14 securities trading, 6 of which declined and 5 advancing and 1,654,174 units changing hands, valued at $16,966,569.
At the close, 1 security ended with no bid and 6 securities had no stocks being offered for sale. There were 3 stocks closing with bids that were higher than their last selling prices and 4 ended with lower offers.
In trading, Access Financial traded 762,000 in one block as a cross at $16.51 for a loss of 49 cents, AMG Packaging gained 2 cents with 2,424 units changing hands, to close at $11.42, Blue Power traded 11,700 shares at $11, Consolidated Bakeries ended with 2,047 shares trading at $1.48. General Accident closed with 24,248 shares but lost 40 cents at $2.40, Honey Bun traded 37,500 units at $13.49 after gaining 41 cents, JM sum 17-03-16Jamaican Teas closed at a new high of $5 after the split of the issued stock into 2 shares, 14,100 units traded to record a gain of $1.15 for the day. Knutsford Express closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of $22 with 640 units changing hands, Lasco Distributors closed with 139,820 units trading with a loss of 23 cents at $5.76, Lasco Financial ended at $3 with 78,381 shares changing hands with a 10 cents loss. Lasco Manufacturing ended with 50,927 shares changing hands to close at $3.81 with a fall of 19 cents, Paramount Trading ended with just 718 units changing hands at $11.31 and tTech fell by 5 cents to close at $4.20 with 8,656 units changing hands.

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