Juniors move up on Tuesday

Honey Bun closed at a new high of $19.50 on Tuesday.

Honey Bun closed at a new high of $19.50 on Tuesday.

The junior market inched forward at the close on Tuesday, with 1,364,688 shares valued at $9,672,342 changing hands. The market index added 11.24 points to end at 2,168.15 as a total of 15 securities traded, with 7 advancing and 3 declining.
The junior market ended with bids for 5 stocks closing higher than their last selling prices and 3 ended with lower offers.
At the end of trading, Caribbean Cream traded 68,300 units and gained 20 cents to end at $5, Consolidated Bakeries ended with 7,500 shares changing hands at $1.23, Dolphin Cove had only 162 units trading with a gain of 20 cents to end at $12.75. General Accident Insurance gained 5 cents while trading 432,078 units to close at $2.65, Honey Bun closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of $19.50, after rising $1.50, with 49,201 shares trading. Jamaican Teas traded 20,896 shares to end at $3.90 after it traded earlier at $3.80. Jetcon Corporation closed at $3 while 8,000 units traded, KLE Group fell 20 cents in trading 57,164 shares and closed at $1.40, JM Trdng Sht-10-5-16Knutsford Express had 19,430 shares trading, but lost $1.90 to end at $17, Lasco Distributors closed with 112,755 units trading at $7.55, Lasco Financial closed at $3.49 with 13,000 shares changing hands. Lasco Manufacturing closed at $4.60 with 69,460 shares trading, to gain 10 cents, Paramount Trading ended with 500,000 shares changing hands at $10.99, after rising 19 cents, Derrimon Trading 11.75% preference share closed with 1,742 units trading at $2.13, to add 1 cent and Eppley cumulative redeemable preference share eased 1 cent with 5,000 units changing hands at $6.09.

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