More declines for Junior Market – Monday

The Junior Market declined for the second day in trading on Monday following Friday’s slight fall but IC bid-offer Indicator reflect a negative reading, suggesting that the decline is not yet over.
At the close of market activities, 26 securities changed hands, compared to 25 on Friday, resulting in prices of 14 advancing, 10 declining and 2 remaining unchanged. The market index slipped 10.35 points to close at 3,127.15.
Trading ended with 3,487,721 units valued at $19,401,745 changing hands on Monday, compared to 8,677,038 units valued $33,362,375 changing hands on Friday.
Trading ended with an average of 134,143 units for an average of $746,221 in contrast to 347,082 units for an average of $1,334,495 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 247,444 shares carrying a value of $1,037,7192 compared to 268,336 shares carrying a value of $1,091,470 previously. In contrast, May closed with an average of 81,626 units for an average of $311,248 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows  4 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 9 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 1 cent at $1.98, with 20,817 stock units changing hands, CAC 2000 finished $1 higher at $13, with an exchange of 4,437 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading of 96,108 units with a loss of 10 cents at $4.80. Derrimon Trading lost 4 cents to end at $2.81, trading 2,500 shares, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 297,835 shares and rose 20 cents higher to $12, Everything Fresh settled at $1.60, with 24,906 units trading, Elite Diagnostic ended trading of 5,200 shares and rose 21 cents to $3.72. Express Catering traded 59,784 shares with a loss of 1 cent at $6.98, FosRich Group exchanged 500,120 shares to finish with a loss of 20 cents at $5, Fontana closed with a loss of 25 cents at $4, after exchanging 464,115 stock units, General Accident ended 35 cents higher at $4.50, with 516,162 units crossing the exchange. GWest Corporation closed 1 cent higher at $1.31, with 15,300 shares trading. Honey Bun declined by 5 cents to close at $5.95, with 543,485 shares changing hands, iCreate closed with a 5 cents gain at 80 cents with an exchange of 137,014 shares, Indies Pharma ended trading of 71,144 stock units after rising 5 cents to $3.30. Jamaican Teas closed with a rise of 15 cents to close at $4.70, with an exchange of 129,156 shares. Jetcon Corporation ended trading with 9,803 shares with a rise of 14 cents to $2.09, KLE Group finished with a loss of 25 cents to end a a 52 weeks’ low of $1.90, trading 964 units, Knutsford Express settled with a loss of 40 cents at $12.50, with and exchange of 4,966 shares, Lasco Distributors ended trading of 24,765 shares and rose 20 cents to $3.50. Lasco Financial rose 5 cents to close at $5.15, trading 60,931 shares, Lasco Manufacturing finished trading 116,768 stock units after rising 9 cents to close at $4, Main Event closed 67 cents higher at $5.88, with an exchange of 28,376 units, Medical Disposables ended at $7.45, with 11,843 shares changing hands. SSL Venture Capital finished 11 cents higher at $1.41, with 13,129 shares crossing the exchange and Stationery and Office Supplies settled with a loss of 6 cents at $9.04, with 328,093 stock units trading.

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

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