More recovery for Junior Market – Wednesday

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange jumped 46.09 points to close at 3,645.10 on Wednesday, as the market continues to recover from the 104 points fall up to Monday.
At the close of trading, 33 securities changed hands, resulting in the prices of 19 rising, 10 declining while 4 closed unchanged. Investors exchanged 5,331,350 units valued at $24,276,008 compared to 5,874,926 units valued at $26,569,202 on Tuesday, from an exchange of 32 securities.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows just 1 stock closing with a higher bid than the last selling price and 5 closing with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 161,556 units at $735,637 for each security traded, in contrast to 183,591 units for an average of $830,288 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 274,536 units valued at $1,206,181 and previously 284,096 units valued at $1,245,996 for each security traded. July ended with an average of 138,412 units at $563,215 for each security traded.
Stocks ending with price changes| AMG Packaging ended trading with 200 shares, after rising 7 cents to end at $2.08, Blue Power ended trading of 37,579 shares, after rising 70 cents to end at $12, Caribbean Cream declined 50 cents trading 10,000 units to close at $4.20. Caribbean Flavours closed trading of 1,052 units and gained 24 cents to end at $18.99, Caribbean Producers ended with a loss of 1 cent at $4.60 with 118,519 stock units changing hands, Consolidated Bakeries closed trading of 208,705 units and gained 10 cents to end at $2, Derrimon Trading shed 12 cents in trading of 62,033 units at $2.78. Everything Fresh closed trading of 35,087 units and gained 2 cents to end at $1.39. Elite Diagnostic dipped 50 cents in trading of 99,710 units at $6.50. Fosrich ended trading with 23,296 shares, after rising 10 cents to end at $5.60, Fontana closed 10 cents higher at $8.10, with 109,447 stock units trading. General Accident ended trading with 20,533 shares, after rising 66 cents to end at $5.85, GWest Corporation closed 5 cents higher at $1.45, with 179,656 stock units trading. Honey Bun declined 65 cents to settle at $6.50, in trading 77,900 shares, iCreate lost 9 cents in trading 115,034 units to end at 81 cents. Indies Pharma ended trading with 90,977 shares, after rising 30 cents to end at $3.75, Jamaican Teas closed trading of 245,137 units and gained 2 cents to end at $5.92. Jetcon Corporation closed 10 cents higher at $2, trading 281,758 stock units, Knutsford Express closed trading of 9,641 units and gained 5 cents to end at $11.15. Limners and Bards closed trading of 279,233 units and gained 10 cents to end at $3.30. Lasco Distributors closed 27 cents to end at $3.56, with 1,000,200 stock units changing hands, Lasco Financial closed trading of 62,465 units and gained 42 cents to end at $5.42, Lasco Manufacturing climbed 45 cents and exchanged 1,616,668 shares at $5.75, Medical Disposables climbed 10 cents and exchanged 100 shares at $7.60. Main Event lost 35 cents in trading 19,800 shares to close at $6.50, Paramount Trading fell 40 cents in trading 165,785 units to close at $1.60, Ironrock Insurance closed trading of 16,500 units and gained 35 cents to end at $4.35. Stationery and Office Supplies ended with a loss of 1 cent at $14.49 with 1,494 stock units changing hands and tTech closed with a loss of 30 cents at $7, after swapping of 4,400 shares.

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

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