Modest slip for Junior Market – Tuesday

Lasco Financial traded 1.5 million shares on Tuesday.

The Junior Market Index declined by a mere 4.42 points to close at 3,102.14 on Tuesday as 28 securities changed hands, compared to 27 on Monday, with 11 advancing, 9 falling and 8 remaining unchanged.
At the close of market activity, 3,659,666 units valued at $16,503,092 traded compared to 1,680,855 units valued at $8,331,767 on Monday. Trading was dominated with Jamaican Teas with 1.1 million units and Lasco Financial with 1.5 million shares.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 7 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 130,702 units for an average of $589,396 in contrast to 62,254 units for an average of $308,584 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 154,060 units valued at $655,146 and 155,454 units valued at $659,264 on the previous trading day. Trading in June, ended with an average of 139,543 units, valued at $671,002 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial closed at $47, with 723 shares changing hands, AMG Packaging ended at $1.99 after rising 3 cents in trading 78,745 stock units, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 11 cents at $9.89, while trading 12,197 shares, Cargo Handlers settled with 3,600 shares trading at $10.89, Caribbean Cream ended trading 10,000 shares and rose 47 cents to $5.77. Caribbean Producers finished 1 cent higher at $6, trading 43,477 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2.10, with 4,000 shares changing hands, C2W Music ended with 3,600 shares and lost 1 cent to close at $1.70, Derrimon Trading closed at $23.50 trading 2,000 shares. Elite Diagnostic settled 12 cents higher at $2.97, with 33,526 units, Everything Fresh traded 86,132 shares and lost 5 cents to end at an all-time low of $1.90. Express Catering traded 23,000 shares with a loss of 14 cents to end at $7.81, FosRich Group finished trading with a loss of 25 cents at $2.72, swapping 29,250 shares, General Accident closed 18 cents higher at $3.33, trading 22,000 stock units. GWest Corporation ended at $2.20, with 3,411 units, Honey Bun concluded trading of 5,366 shares and rose 15 cents to $4.65, Iron Rock finished 5 cents higher at $3.15, with 5,000 shares trading, Jamaican Teas lost 75 cents to close at $4 in exchanging 1,122,839 stock units. Jetcon Corporation traded 216,062 units at $4, KLE Group closed 10 cents higher at $3, exchanging 7,034 shares, Knutsford Express ended with a loss of 9 cents at $11.51, trading 4,271 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading 263,097 stock units and rose 26 cents to $4, with. Lasco Financial finished 15 cents higher at $5.21, with 1,533,871 units, changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing settled with a loss of 1 cent at $4.01, switching ownership of 10,564 shares, Main Event traded 6,194 shares at $7.45, Medical Disposables closed 20 cents higher at $5.80, exchanging 2,000 shares and Paramount Trading finished trading with a loss of 21 cents at $2.75, with 101,007 stock units, after the company posted a decline in profit for the year to May of $59 million versus $101 million. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.75% traded 26,700 shares at $6.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

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