Junior Market down 109 points in 3 days

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange suffered further losses on Thursday in declining 46 points, bringing the loses to 108.55 in three days and the market closed at 2,961.50.
At the close of market activities, 20 securities changed hands versus 18 trading on Wednesday, resulting in as the prices of 5 securities rising, 8 declining and 7 remaining unchanged.
The volume and value traded jumped over Wednesday’s levels, with a 96 percent rise in the volume traded to 6,809,242 units and 48 percent rise in the value traded to $27,253,969 compared to 3,476,318 units valued at $18,368,654 on Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 340,462 units for an average of $1,362,698 in contrast to 193,129 units for an average of $1,020,481 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 155,908 units valued at $821,793 and previously 138,077 units valued at $769,532. May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2.10, with 1,200 stock units traded, CAC 2000 finished at $9, exchanging 1,300 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 10 cents to close at $5, with 15,000 shares, Caribbean Producers lost 23 cents to close at $5, with 300 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2.10, with 63,000 shares exchanged. Derrimon Trading jumped $2.44 to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $11.60, with 5,750 shares changing hands, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.12, with 15,351 units, Eppley ended trading 82 cents higher at $10, with 3,900 shares traded, Express Catering closed with a loss of $1.10 to $6.85, with 350,210 shares. FosRich Group finished trading at $2.60, with 1,144,462 shares trading, Honey Bun concluded trading with a loss of 25 cents at $4.75, after exchanging 104,000 shares, Iron Rock finished at $3.05, with 500 shares, Key Insurance finished trading at $4, trading 9,015 shares. Knutsford Express ended 25 cents higher at $11.75, with 5,000 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 24 cents at $4.20, in exchanging 48,971 stock units, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 30 cents at $4.85, with 47,634 units, Lasco Manufacturing fell 25 cents to close at $4.20, with 4,973,719 shares. Main Event ended trading with a loss of 50 cents at $7.50, with 5,722 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading 30 cents higher at $3, with 964 stock units and Stationery and Office gained 15 cents in closing at $7.75, with 13,244 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Junior Market down 31 points – Wednesday

 

Access Financial climbs $1.50 to $53 on Wednesday.

The Junior Market Index of the Jamaica Stock Exchange suffered another loss on Wednesday, in dropping 31.05 points to end at 3,007.50  as the prices of 7 securities advanced, 7 declined and 4 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities, 18 securities changed hands versus 23 trading on Tuesday, resulting in a 235 percent rise in the volume traded to 3,476,318 units and 220 percent rise in the value traded to $18,368,653, compared to 1,037,386 units with a value of $5,738,091 changing hands on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 193,129 units for an average of $1,020,481 in contrast to 45,104 units for an average of $249,482 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 138,077 units valued at $769,532 and previously 132,834 units valued at $745,632. In contrast, May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial traded 29,618 shares and closed $1.50 higher at 53, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 5 cents at $9, trading 7,400 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading 1,754 shares with a loss of 1 cent to $5.23, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.12, with 18,000 units, Express Catering rose 1 cent to $7.95, with 124,568 shares. FosRich Group finished trading with a loss of 15 cents at $2.60, in the exchange of 31,996 shares, General Accident closed with a loss of 12 cents at $3, trading 1,500 stock units, Honey Bun concluded trading 31,090 shares and rose 36 cents to $5, Iron Rock finished 5 cents higher at $3.05, with 3,000 shares traded. Jamaican Teas ended trading at $5.50, with 649 stock units, Jetcon Corporation traded at $4, with 185,045 units, KLE Group closed at $2.95, with 100 shares changing hands, Knutsford Express fell $1.30 to $11.50, with 219,933 shares. Lasco Distributors gained 14 cents to close at $4.44, with 3,700 stock units, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 6 cents at $5.15, exchanging 25,975 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled 30 cents higher at $4.45, with 2,647,259 shares, Main Event ended trading $1 higher at $8, with 5,264 shares and Stationery and Office shed 40 cents to close at $7.60, with 139,467 units changing hands.

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

Junior Market up 65 more points – Monday

Access Financial jumps $4.50 to $51.50 on Monday.

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange jumped 65.50 points to close at 3,070.05 on top of the 80.20 points rise on Friday as the prices of 11 securities advanced, 5 declined and 8 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities, 24 securities changed hands, the same number trading on Friday, resulting in only 691,974 units valued at just $3,495,411 trading compared to 3,742,224 units valued at $15,902,706 trading on Friday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 28,832 units for an average of $145,642 in contrast to 155,926 units for an average of $662,613 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 144,989 units valued at $814,376 and previously 164,621 units valued at $924,448. In contrast, May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial jumped $4.50 to $51.50, with 2,782 shares trading, Cargo Handlers settled at $9.75, with 2,095 shares, Caribbean Cream traded 46 cents higher at $5.10, with 7,000 shares, Caribbean Flavours added $1 higher at $11, while only 100 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 1 cent at $5.24, with 8,500 units changing hands. Dolphin Cove finished at $16.80, with just 300 stock units trading, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.16, with 2,700 units, changing hands, Express Catering traded 30 cents higher at $8, with 96,374 shares, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.75, with 198,171 shares. General Accident closed with a loss of 27 cents at $3.12, and 5,977 stock units traded, GWest Corporation ended 25 cents higher at $2.45, with 4,000 units, Honey Bun lost 1 cent and ended trading at $4.64, with 70,700 shares changing hands, Iron Rock concluded trading at $3, with 512 shares, Jamaican Teas settled at $5, with 12,370 shares. Jetcon Corporation traded 51,900 stock units at $4, Knutsford Express closed 80 cents higher at $12.80, after exchanging just 300 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 27 cents higher at $4.42, with 5,500 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading 6 cents higher at $5.21, with 76,982 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished 7 cents higher at $4.25, with 3,000 units, Main Event settled with a loss of 57 cents at $7, in swapping 3,827 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading 3,259 shares and rose 30 cents to $5.30, Paramount Trading closd at $3, with 50,000 shares traded, Stationery and Office finished trading 20 cents higher at $8, with 85,425 stock units and tTech ended with a loss of 10 cents at $6, exchanging 200 shares trading.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Juniors drop 58 points – Wednesday

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Access Financial drops $6 on Wednesday, more than reversing Tuesday’s gain.

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange after enjoying five consecutive days of strong gains, declined on Wednesday by a whopping 57.67 points to close at 3,011.26.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 11 securities advanced, 9 declined and 5 remained unchanged with 25 securities changing hands, resulting in a big hike in the quantity of shares trading to 7,465,041 units valued at $55,063,474 compared to 1,630,055 units valued at $7,932,006 from 23 securities changing hands on Tuesday.
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 4 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 298,602 units for an average of $2,202,539 in contrast to 70,872 units for an average of $344,870 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 151,011 units valued at $894,076 and previously 96,749 units valued at $413,023. In contrast, May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial dived $6 to end at $47, with 120 shares, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 10 cents at $2.10, with 67,094 stock units, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 50 cents at $8, with 100 shares, Caribbean Cream rose 4 cents to close at $5.10, with 13,840 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 20 cents at $5.05, in exchanging 25,000 units. C2W Music ended at 45 cents, with 25,000 shares traded, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.13, with 48,467 units, Eppley ended trading $1.04 higher at $9.18, with 1,700 shares, Express Catering traded at $7.80, with 2,453,192 shares. FosRich Group gained 5 cents to $2.75, with 41,869 shares, General Accident closed with a loss of 15 cents at $3.15, after 32,000 stock units changed hands, Honey Bun concluded trading 40 cents higher at $5, with 42,404 shares, Jamaican Teas rose 10 cents to $5, with 124,213 stock units. Jetcon Corporation traded 6 cents higher at $4.06, with 140,299 units, Key Insurance traded 7,947 shares and rose 21 cents to $3.50, KLE Group closed with a loss of 14 cents at $2.86, in exchanging 2,000 shares, Knutsford Express dropped $2.25 to $11.50, with 1,790,027 shares changing hands. Lasco Distributors added 10 cents in trading 1,978 stock units at $4.10, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 2 cents at $5.10, trading 1,263,476 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled 30 cents higher at $4.20, with 700,000 shares, Main Event climbed 65 cents higher to $8, with 93,893 shares. Paramount Trading finished trading at $3, with 1,498 stock units, Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 6 cents at $8, after 26,634 units changed hands and tTech concluded trading 35 cents higher at $6.10, with 715 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.75% settled at $6, with 561,575 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Juniors brake year old downtrend

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange enjoyed two days of major index moves as express catering moved to two record closing on Monday and Tuesday and broke a one year downtrend.
The Market Index advanced by 41.64 points to close at 3,068.93 on Tuesday and with Monday’s gains pushed the 2018 gains to 12.3 percent, but the market still trails the peak of May 24 last year of 3,375.24 points. Importantly, the move upward brakes the downtrend it started just over one year ago, suggesting that the market trajectory may be up, from now.
On Tuesday with 23 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 1,630,055 units valued at $7,932,006 compared to 1,017,701 units valued at $4,780,851 on Monday from 22 securities trading.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 9 securities rising, 6 falling and 8 remaining unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 70,872 units for an average of $344,870 in contrast to 46,259 units for an average of $217,311 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 96,749 units valued at $413,023 and previously 109,975 units valued at $447,857. In contrast, May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed $1 higher at $53, with 100 shares, AMG Packaging gained 10 cents to end at $2.20, with 16,500 stock units, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 64 cents at $5.06, exchnaging 6,600 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded at $10, with 6,701 stock unit tradings, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $5.25, with 77,700 units. Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2.48, with 87,415 shares, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.13, with 52,293 units, Express Catering traded 40 cents higher to end at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $7.80, with 258,423 shares, FosRich Group finished trading with a rise of 10 cents at $2.70, exchanging 242,838 shares. General Accident closed with a loss of 9 cents at $3.30, with 10,413 stock units, GWest Corporation ended 19 cents higher at $2.30, with 1,945 units, Honey Bun concluded trading with 174,441 shares and lost 20 cents to end at $4.60, ISP Finance dropped $2 to $15, with 17,300 shares. Jamaican Teas ended trading at $4.90, with 9,033 stock units, Jetcon Corporation traded at $4, with 48,100 units, Key Insurance climbed 54 cents and finished trading at $3.29, with 4,500 shares, Knutsford Express ended 75 cents higher at $13.75, with 7,444 shares changing hands. Lasco Distributors concluded trading at $4, with 277,173 stock units, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 13 cents at $5.12, after 168,368 units traded, Lasco Manufacturing settled with a loss of 29 cents at $3.90, with 98,495 shares, Main Event ended trading at $7.35, with 7,870 units followed by Stationery and Office closing 6 cents higher at $8.06, with 31,803 units and tTech concluded trading 45 cents higher at $5.75, with 24,600 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Junior Market jumps 62 points – Monday

Access Financial jumped $4 on Monday.

Junior Market Index climbed a strong 61.95 points, to close at 3,027.29 on Monday resulting from an exchange of 22 securities compared to 23 on Friday and the prices of 9 securities rising, 6 falling while 5 remained unchanged.
Express Catering rose to an all-time high at the close of $7.40 and there was a $4 jump in Access Financial to $52. Trading ended on Monday with 1,017,701 units valued at $4,780,851changing hands, compared to 3,931,183 units valued at $15,372,700 on Friday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 46,259 units for an average of $217,311 in contrast to 170,921 units for an average of $668,378 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 109,975 valued at $447,857. May closed with an average of 217,589 units valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed $4 higher at $52, with 500 shares, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 47 cents at $8.50, with 28,600 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $5.25, with 16,929 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 2 cents at $2.48, with 3,000 shares, Dolphin Cove finished with a loss of 9 cents at $17.90, with 1,000 stock units. Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.13, with 24,000 units, Express Catering ended trading 65 cents higher at $7.40, with 63,573 shares, FosRich Group traded 2 cents higher at $2.60, with 23,060 shares, General Accident finished trading at $3.39, with 900 shares. Honey Bun ended 5 cents higher at $4.80, with 1,100 units, ISP Finance finished at $17, with 200 shares, Jamaican Teas settled 10 cents higher at $4.90, with 1,000 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with a loss of 10 cents at $4, with 360,753 stock units. Knutsford Express finished trading 50 cents higher at $13, with 956 shares, Lasco Distributors closed at $4, with 46,262 shares, Lasco Financial ended 5 cents higher at $5.25, with 51,210 shares, Lasco Manufacturing concluded trading 19 cents higher at $4.19, with 305,051 stock units. Main Event finished with a loss of 65 cents at $7.35, with 59,453 units, Paramount Trading ended trading 12 cents higher at $3, with 705 shares and Stationery and Office traded with a loss of 6 cents at $8, with 22,998 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley concluded trading $8.14 higher at $8.14, with 1,000 units, Eppley ended trading at $6, with 5,451 shares, changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

9 Junior stocks rise 9 fall on Friday

Main Event ended at a 52 weeks’ closing high on friday of $8.

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange resulted in an exchange of 3,931,183 units valued at $15,372,700, compared to 2,550,756 units valued at $11,503,215 on Thursday.
At the close of market activities 23 securities changed hands compared to 23 on Thursday. Trading ended on Friday with the prices of 9 securities rising, 9 falling and 5 remaining unchanged leading the Junior Market Index gained 15.47 points to close at 2,965.34.
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 7 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 170,921 units for an average of $668,378 in contrast to 110,902 units for an average of $500,140 on Thursday. May closed with an average of 217,589 units valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed at $48, with 1,156 shares trading, AMG Packaging ended 10 cents higher at $2.10, with 1,786 stock units, Cargo Handlers settled with a loss of 50 cents at $9.50, trading 611 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading 45 cents higher at $5.25, with 102,100 units, Consolidated Bakeries jumped 50 cents to close at $2.50, with 40,000 shares. Derrimon Trading rose 15 cents to end at $9.15, with 6,769 shares, Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 2 cents at $3.13, with 61,939 units, Eppley ended trading with a loss of $2.04 at $8.14, while exchnaging 3,000 shares, Express Catering traded 65 cents higher at $6.75, with 18,900 shares. FosRich Group finished trading with a loss of 1 cent at $2.58, with 11,017 shares changing hands, General Accident closed with a loss of 6 cents at $3.39, with 979,394 stock units trading, GWest Corporation ended with a loss of 4 cents at $2.11, with 11,755 units, Iron Rock finished at $3.05, with 32,000 shares. Jamaican Teas ended trading at $4.80, exchanging 167,054 stock units, Jetcon Corporation traded 5 cents higher at $4.10, with 35,500 units, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 4 cents at $4, as 2,106,900 shares changed hands, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 5 cents at $5.20, with 21,690 units. Lasco Manufacturing settled with a rise of 5 cents to $4, trading 266,500 shares, Main Event traded 65 cents higher to end at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $8, with 9,962 shares, Medical Disposables traded with a loss of 22 cents at $4.30, with 5,000 shares, Stationery and Office closed 6 cents higher at $8.06, with 14,152 units and tTech concluded trading with a loss of 70 cents at $5.30, trading 10,000 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.75% settled at $6, with 23,998 shares changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

More Junior stocks less volume trade

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange resulted in an exchange of 2,550,756 units valued at $11,503,215 compared to 3,694,880 units valued at $16,175,190 on Wednesday.
At the close of market activities 23 securities changed hands compared to 20 on Wednesday. Trading ended on Thursday with the prices of 11 securities rising, 9 falling and 3 remaining unchanged leading the Junior Market Index to inched 4.32 points higher to close at 2,949.87.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 9 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 110,902 units for an average of $500,140 in contrast to 184,744 units for an average of $808,760 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 217,589 units valued at $1,322,452 and previously 222,712 units with an average value of $1,322,452. April closed with an average of 121,622 units at $506,803, for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed trading after rising $1.90 t0 $48, with 230 shares, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 2 cents at $8.97 in exchanging 5,623 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 5 cents at $5.70, with 1,015 shares changing hands, Caribbean Producers fell 15 cents to close $4.80, trading 46,626 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a gain of 10 cents at $2, exchanging 365,475 shares. Dolphin Cove climbed 49 cents and concluded trading at $17.99, with and exchange of 2,783 units, Eppley settled at $10.18, with 125 units, Express Catering ended trading 7 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ high of $6.10, with 281,850 shares, FosRich Group traded 7,480 shares and rose 9 cents to end at $2.59, GWest Corporation gained 3 cents to closed at $2.15, with 9,690 stock units changing hands. Honey Bun ended with a loss of 5 cents at $4.75, exchanging 42,800 units, Jamaican Teas settled 20 cents higher at $4.80, with 996,091 shares trading, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with 24,278 stock units exchanged, after rising 5 cents to $4.05, KLE Group finished trading 50 cents higher at $3, with 7,466 shares. Knutsford Express closed at $12.50, with 671 shares, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 6 cents at $4.04, after 384,910 shares traded, Lasco Financial concluded trading and gained 5 cents to $5.25, with 28,264 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing fell 25 cents to close at $3.95, with 159,483 units traded. Main Event settled with a loss of 35 cents at $7.35, with 33,031 shares after trading at a 52 weeks’ high of $8.10, Medical Disposables ended trading 2 cents higher at $4.52, with 21,000 shares, Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 12 cents at $8, after 13,397 stock units changed hands and tTech ended with a loss of 10 cents at $6, while 113,585 shares traded. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 9.5% settled at $6, with 4,883 shares that changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market in modest gain – Monday

Trading levels on the Junior Market fell sharply from Friday’s 6,308,783 units valued at $25,012,631, to just 776,551 units valued at a mere $3,574,246 on Monday.
A total of 21 securities traded, down from 22 on Friday, with market Index rising 12.53 points to close at 2,927.14 as the prices of 7 securities advanced, 9 declined and 5 remained unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 8 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 36,979 units for an average of $170,202 in contrast to 286,763 units for an average of $1,136,938 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 187,592 units with an average value of $886,396 and previously 195,232 units with an average value of $922,724. April closed with an average of 121,622 units at $506,803, for each security traded.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 30,700 stock units, Cargo Handlers settled for a 63 cents rise to $10.33, with 4,012 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 4 cents at $5.12, with 3,880 units, Consolidated Bakeries gained14 cents to closed $1.94, with 63,353 shares, Derrimon Trading concluded trading at $9, with 10,000 shares. Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 7 cents at $3.13, with 50,000 units, Express Catering traded at $5.95, with 29,879 shares changing hands, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.40, with 10,556 shares, GWest Corporation ended 1 cent higher at $2.11, with 25,031 units. Honey Bun concluded trading with a loss of 11 cents at $4.50, with 66,900 shares, Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 4 cents at $4.06, with 183,176 units, Knutsford Express ended 49 cents higher at $12.49, with 741 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 14 cents at $3.90, with 17,497 stock units. Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 20 cents at $5, with 91,733 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled with a loss of 20 cents at $4, with 16,873 shares, Main Event ended trading 60 cents higher at $7.60, with 67,788 shares, Medical Disposables traded with a loss of 10 cents at $4.50, with 29,378 shares. Paramount Trading finished trading 24 cents higher at $3, with 15,166 stock units, Stationery and Office closed 11 cents lower to $8.39, with 48,983 units and tTech gained 50 cents to close at $6.50, with 5,905 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.25% concluded trading at $6, as 5,000 units changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Carib Producers dominates Junior trades – Tuesday

Caribbean Producers traded the largest block of shares on Tuesday.

Caribbean Producers traded 14.96 million of 17,217,639 units trading on Tuesday and resulted in $87,073,568 changing hands and compares to 4,133,311 units valued at $30,002,574 trading on Monday.
The Junior Market closed on Tuesday with 25 securities trading, up from 21 on Monday with the market Index declining 2.51 points to close at 2,919.64. At the close of market activities, the prices of 9 securities advanced, 6 declined and 10 remained unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 688,706 units for an average of $3,482,943 in contrast to 165,332 units for an average of $1,200,103 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 182,941 units with an average value of $909,255 and previously 145,970 units with an average value of $721,120. April closed with an average of 121,622 units at $506,803, for each security traded.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 26,280 stock units, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 50 cents at $8, in trading 500 shares, Cargo Handlers settled at $9.70, with 4,471 shares changing hands, Caribbean Cream ended trading 11 cents higher at $5.01, with 1,500 shares, Caribbean Producers (CPJ) finished trading at $5.25, with 14,960,000 units changing hands. There were three main blocks of CPJ shares making up the total trade, and includes 2.33 million units, 3 million units and 8.63 million units. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 9 cents at $1.80, in trading 100,000 shares, Derrimon Trading rose 40 cents to $9.15, with 3,166 shares, Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 5 cents at $3.10 and the trading of 154,745 units, Eppley ended trading $2.04 higher at $10.18, with 169,807 shares. Express Catering traded 39,809 shares and gained 21 cents to end at $6.03, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.49 after rising 4 cents, with 61,700 shares, General Accident closed at $3.40, with 25,000 stock units, GWest Corporation ended at $2.10, with 36,500 units. Honey Bun concluded trading with a loss of 5 cents at $4.65, exchanging 7,702 shares, Jamaican Teas rose 34 cents to $4.34, with 5,962 stock units, Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 15 cents at $4.10, with 27,857 units, KLE Group closed 5 cents higher at $2.85, with 1,416,905 shares. Knutsford Express ended at $12, with 4,891 shares trading, Lasco Distributors climbed 25 cents to $4.20, with 14,400 stock units, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 4 cents at $5.36, after trading 15,000 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled at $4, with 2,000 shares. Main Event ended trading at $7, with 64,966 stock units, Medical Disposables traded at $4.60, with 3,761 shares, Stationery and Office ended trading $8.95 with 51,000 shares, changing hands and tTech gained 50 cents to close at $6.50, with 19,717 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.