Mixed Junior Market trading – Monday

Trading activity on the Junior Market on Monday ended with 30 securities changing hands, against 26 26 on Friday but with an exchange of just 1,945,433 units valued at $5,415,942 compared to 5,092,867 units valued at $20,132,259 on Friday.
At the close, the market index declined by 15.14 points to close at 3,313.26, resulting from 17 securities rising and 9 declining while the prices of 3 remained unchanged and the market’s average PE standing at 14.5.
Trading ended with an average of 64,848 units for an average of $180,531 in contrast to 195,880 units for an average of $774,318 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 121,529 shares at $576,521 and previously 125,267 shares at $602,630, for each security traded. In contrast, October closed with an average of 186,927 units valued at $788,734 for each active security.
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 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging gained 5 cents to close at $2.05, in trading 1,874 stock units, Blue Power closed trading of 1,600 units and gained 10 cents to end at $7.30, Caribbean Flavours rose 70 cents higher to close at $13, with 2,298 stock units changing hands. Caribbean Producers closed with a loss of 5 cents at $4.70, in swapping of 109,552 shares, Consolidated Bakeries exchanged 35,000 units and gained 1 cent to end at $1.80, Elite Diagnostic ended trading with 81,123 shares, after rising 31 cents to $5.30. Investors transferred 252,481 units of Everything Fresh moving the price up by 5 cents to end at $1.10, Express Catering gained 30 cents to end at $6.40, in trading 18,082 shares, Fosrich fell 5 cents with 18,900 units changing hands at $4.75, General Accident climbed 79 cents to end at $8.09, with 19,988 stock units trading. Honey Bun rose 5 cents and exchanged 882 shares at $6.50, iCreate gained 1 cent to end at 62 cents, after trading 281,304 shares, Indies Pharma shed 3 cents with 30,104 units crossing the exchange at $3.36, Iron Rock Insurance lost 3 cents in trading 93,990 units at $3.45. Jamaican Teas lost 3 cents trading 17,750 units at $6.20, Jetcon Corporation closed with a loss of 5 cents at $1.90, in swapping of 20,200 shares, Knutsford Express lost 85 cents in trading 3,643 stocks units to close at $10, Lasco Distributors dropped 49 cents in trading of 6,091 units at $3.40. Lasco Financial closed trading of 322,888 units and gained 35 cents to end at $4.50, Lasco Manufacturing fell 4 cents in trading of 45,901 units at $5.15, Limners and Bards climbed 3 cents and exchanged 63,595 shares at $2.75. Medical Disposables closed trading of 3,000 units and gained 55 cents to end at $8, Main Event climbed 40 cents in exchanging 200 shares at $6.50, Stationery and Office Supplies rose 13 cents to settle at $11.19 with 2,300 shares changing hands. SSL Venture gained 8 cents to close at $1.58, with 373,768 stock units trading and Ttech climbed 1 cent and exchanged 14,936 shares at $5.51.
In the junior market preference segment, CAC 2000 traded 1,763 units and gained 3 cents to end at $1.13.

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

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