Steady Junior Market price movements

Price movements were almost evenly spread on the Jamaica Stock Exchange Junior Market at the close on Friday as trading ended with 5,230,729 units valued at $27,124,560 changing hands.
Trading on Thursday saw trading of 31,699,661 units valued at $87,399,668.
The Market Index added 2.59 points to end at 3,413.10 as 26 securities changed hands compared to 24 on Thursday. Market activities resulted in the price of 10 securities rising, 9 declining and 7 remaining unchanged.
Trading ended with an average of 201,182 units for an average of $1,043,252 in contrast to 1,320,819 units for an average of $3,641,653 on Thursday. In contrast, October closed with an average of 186,927 units valued at $788,734 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 4 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial lost $5.40 in trading of 10,655 units to close at $34.50, Blue Power exchanged 4,912 shares, after rising 20 cents to end at $6.80, Caribbean Producers declined by 4 cents to settle at $4.75 after 20,280 shares were swapped. Derrimon Trading lost 5 cents in swapping 109,000 units at $2.45, Dolphin Cove traded 58,972 and dropped $1.98 to settle at $9. Elite Diagnostic lost 25 cents trading 9,770 shares to close at $5.50, Express Catering ended market activity exchanging 25,065 shares to close at $6.20 after falling 10 cents. Everything Fresh shed 2 cents in trading of 17,615 units at $1.18, Fontana swapped 372,646 shares and rose 30 cents to end at $8, Fosrich exchanged 14,201 shares, after rising 7 cents to end at $4.78, General Accident dipped 6 cents in trading of 46,404 units at $8.24. GWest Corporation ended trading with 21,082 shares and gained 7 cents to end at $1.12, iCreate closed 3 cents higher at 71 cents, with 4,306 stock units trading, Lasco Distributors closed with 111,180 units changing hands and gained 5 cents to end at $3.30, Lasco Financial climbed 25 cents and exchanged 51,666 shares at $5.20. Lasco Manufacturing closed trading of 3,500,905 units and gained 22 cents to end at $5.25, Limners and Bards climbed 14 cents in exchanging 665,000 shares to close at $3, Main Event climbed 2 cents after exchanging 700 shares at $5.22 and Stationery and Office Supplies declined 28 cents trading 5,800 units at $12.17.

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

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