Big surge for Junior Market

The Junior Market Index surged 69.58 points to close at 3,381.05, after 32 securities traded and ending with the prices of 20 stocks gaining, nine declining and three remaining unchanged, leaving the average PE of the market at 14.4.
Market activity, resulted in 3,410,056 shares, valued $8,477,900 changing hands, well down on the 75,841,257 units costing $156,402,048, from 32 securities trading on Tuesday.
Trading ended with an average of 106,564 shares at $264,934 for each stock traded, in contrast to 2,370,039 units for $4,887,564 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 532,595 shares at $1,310,956 compared to an average of 559,861 shares at $1,177,902 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investors Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows five stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial gained $2.30 to end at $33.30 after exchanging 400 stock units, Blue Power fell 50 cents to settle at $5 with 3,500 shares changing hands, Caribbean Cream gained 2 cents to end at $4.30, trading 5,000 stock units. Caribbean Flavours gained $2.64 to end at $15.64, after exchanging 100 shares, Caribbean Producers gained 10 cents to end at $4.95 with 22,684 stock units crossing the exchange. Consolidated Bakeries rose 5 cents to settle at $1.75 with 200 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading gained 6 cents to end at $2.61, while exchanging 95,351 shares, Dolphin Cove lost 1 cent to settle at $11.10 with 515 shares changing hands. Elite Diagnostic added 6 cents to settle at $4.99 with 6,052 shares changing hands, Everything Fresh gained 9 cents and ended at $1.19 in trading 607 stock units, Express Catering dropped $1 to end at $6.50, with an exchange of 41,870 stock units, Fontana gained 39 cents to end at $7.39, trading 125,259 shares. GWest Corporation closed 10 cents higher at 96 cents, with 3,846 stock units crossing the market, Honey Bun gained 10 cents to settle at $7.50 with 75,634 shares changing hands, iCreate ended trading with 3,370 shares, after declining 3 cents to end at 68 cents, Jamaican Teas transferred 10,460 shares and lost 10 cents to end at $6.20. Jetcon Corporation gained 20 cents to end at $1.80 while exchanging 9,500 shares, Knutsford Express climbed 95 cents to $10.25 with 950 shares Lasco Distributors gained 39 cents to close at $3.50 while trading 46,707 stock units. Lasco Financial rose 40 cents to end at $4.40, trading 10,600 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing rose 25 cents to settle at $5 with 41,544 shares changing hands, Limners and Bards lost 10 cents to end at $2.90 with 75,820 stock units crossing the exchange. Lumber Depot lost 8 cents to end at $1.75, transferring 1,704,385 stock units, MailPac traded 882,679 shares to settle at $2.08 changing hands after falling 22 cents, Main Event climbed 35 to settle at $6.50 with 9,000 shares changing hands. Medical Disposables lost 40 cents to end at $7 with 35,328 stock units trading, Paramount Trading gained 5 cents to end at $2.05, in transferring 13,706 shares and SSL Venture Capital rose 2 cents to end at $1.13 with 121,562 stock units changing hands.

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

Big jump for Junior Market trading

MailPac drops 24 to close at $1.98.traded 71 million shares to dominate Junior Market trading.

MailPac traded 71,133,534 shares, accounting for $141,918,929 and pushed trading in the Junior Market to 75,841,257 for $156,402,048 at the close of trading on Tuesday as 32 securities changed hands.
Tuesday’s trading was 931 percent higher in volume than the exchange of 7,356,027 units carrying a value 333 percent higher than the $36,156,183, from 33 securities changing hands on Monday.
The Junior Market Index rose 38.27 points to end at 3,311.64 points on Tuesday, after the prices of 11 stocks rose 12 declined and 9 remained unchanged, leaving the average PE at 14.3.
Trading ended with an average of 2,370,039 units for $4,887,564 for each stock traded, in contrast to 216,354 units for a $1,063,417 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 559,861 shares at $1,177,902 compared to an average of 436,088 shares at $1,137,925 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investors Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows seven stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial lost $1 in trading 3,134 shares to close at $31, AMG Packaging added 2 cents to close at $2.10 with a mere 100 units changing hands, Blue Power exchanged 222 stock units, after losing 8 cents to end at $5.50. Caribbean Cream traded 321,508 shares and gained 18 cents to close at $4.28, Caribbean Producers added 3 cents to finish at $4.85 while exchanging 500 stock units, Consolidated Bakeries exchanged 550,260 shares after gaining 18 cents to end at $1.70, Elite Diagnostic traded 340,500 units and slipped 12 cents to end at $4.93. Express Catering jumped $1.40 in exchanging 40,200 shares to close at $7.50, Fontana rose 60 cents to close at $7 with 337,160 crossing the exchange. FosRich added 25 cents to settle at $4.25 while trading 49,039 stock units, GWest fell 20 cents to close at 86 cents with 205,100 stock units changing hands, iCreate gained 1 cent to end at 71 cents in trading 109,000 shares. Jetcon Corporation lost 20 cents while trading 300,821 units at $1.60. Key Insurance lost 10 cents with 1,000 units changing hands at $3.20, Knutsford Express exchanged 33,258 shares and declined 30 cents to end at $9.30, Lasco Distributors dropped 38 cents with 275,192 shares crossing the exchange to close at $3.101, Lasco Financial traded 20,660 stock units and gained 45 cents in closing at $3.90. Limners & Bards lost 5 cents in exchanging 113,993 stock units at $3, Lumber Depot lost 7 cents to close at $1.83 with 1,720,435 units crossing the exchange, MailPac rose 10 cents to settle at $2.30 while exchanging 71 million shares. Main Event traded 2,455 units but fell 5 cents to $6.15, Paramount Trading climbed 20 cents to close at $2 with 18,465 shares crossing the market, Stationery & Office Supplies rose 60 cents with just 1,001 units changing hands at $10.50 and tTech traded 3,785 shares but lost 45 cents to $5.50.

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

Junior Market drops 139 points in 5 days

The Junior Market Index declined again at the close of trading on Monday, bringing the four days’ fall to 139 points, cutting the year to date gains for the market at a mere 0.8 percent after hitting a record on August 14 when it was up 12.8 percent to 3,662.94 points.
 The Junior Market Index fell by 22.30 points to close at 3,273.19 on Monday after the prices of 16 stocks rose 10 declined and 8 remained unchanged, leaving the average PE at 14.1.
Trading ended with 33 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 7,356,027 units valued at $36,156,183 compared to 9,461,484 units valued at $22,625,047, from stocks of 31 companies changing hands on Friday.
Trading ended with an average of 216,354 units for $1,063,417 for each stock traded, in contrast to 305,209 units at $649,428 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 436,088 shares at $1,137,925 compared to an average of 453,305 shares at $1,143,762 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investors Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows eight stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and five with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging lost 22 cents to close at $2.08 with 3,030,679 units changing hands, Blue Power exchanged 2,000 stock units, after rising 8 cents to end at $5.58, Caribbean Flavour traded 721,286 shares and lost $2 to close at $13. Caribbean Producers added 2 cents to finish at $4.82 while 2,000 stock units crossed the exchange, Dolphin Cove rose 1 cent to end at $11.11 with 4,000 units crossing the exchange, Elite Diagnostic traded 13,839 units and gained 13 cents to end at $5.05. Everything Fresh rose 3 cents to close at $1.10 after exchanging 10,200 stock units, Express Catering rose 10 cents in trading 34,771 shares to close at $6.10, Fontana lost 30 cents to close at $6.40 with 90,161 crossed the exchange. FosRich added 10 cents to settle at $4 while trading 4,184 stock units, General Accident fell 38 cents to close at $7.10 with 27,400 stock units changing hands, Honey Bun dropped 99 cents after exchanging 38,287 units at $7.40, iCreate slipped 1 cent to end at 70 cents in trading 43,684 shares. Indies Pharma gained 1 cent while trading 11,456 units at $2.91, Jamaican Teas gained 5 cents with 55,955 units changing hands at $6.30, Knutsford Express exchanged 5,374 shares with a rise of 38 cents to end at $9.60, Lasco Distributors added 9 cents with 32,654 shares crossing the exchange to close at $3.49. Lasco Financial traded 26,465 stock units and gained 35 cents in closing at $4.35, Lasco Manufacturing exchanged 7,935 shares and fell 15 cents to close at $4.75, Lumber Depot lost a cent to close at $1.90 with 1,392,924 units crossing the exchange, MailPac rose 7 cents to settle at $2.20 while exchanging 589,347 shares. Main Event traded 2,455 units but fell 5 cents to $6.15, Paramount Trading climbed 24 cents to close at $1.80 with 4,817 shares crossing the market, SSL Venture Capital rose 1 cent in exchanging 10,000 stock units at $1.11. Stationery & Office Supplies lost 49 cents with 32,356 units changing hands at $10.50 and tTech traded just six shares but rose 45 cents to end at $5.95.

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

Junior Market 117 points 4 days drop

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The Junior Market index fell 41.91 points to close at 3,295.49 on Friday, bringing the four days’ fall to 117 points after 12 stocks rose and 14 declined and seven remained unchanged, leaving the average PE at 14.1.
Trading ended with 31 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 9,461,484 units valued at $22,625,047, compared to 18,009,222 units valued at $76,135,643 from 33 securities changing hands on Thursday.
Trading ended with an average of 305,209 units at $649,428 for each stock traded, in contrast to 545,734 units at $2,307,141 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 453,305 shares at $1,143,762 compared to an average of 464,683 shares at $1,181,788 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security sold.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investors Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows three stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial gained $1 to close at $32 after exchanging 2,030 shares, AMG Packaging rose 20 cents to close at $2.30 with 5,541 units changing hands, Blue Power traded 2,710 stock units, after falling 35 cents to end at $5.50. CAC 2000 climbed $1 to close at $14 with 5,265 shares changing hands, Consolidated Bakeries shed 28 cents trading 4,720 units at $1.52, Dolphin Cove rose $1.60 to end at $11.10 with 2,694 units crossing the exchange, Elite Diagnostic transferred 78,000 units and fell 17 cents to end at $4.92. Everything Fresh lost 3 cents to close at $1.07 after exchanging 72,065 stock units, Express Catering lost 50 cents in trading  94,715 shares to close at $6, FosRich shed 20 cents to settle at $3.90 with 49,393 stock units changing hands, General Accident rose 8 cents to close at $7.48 after 35,281 stock units crossed the exchange. GWest Corporation traded 650 units and rose 23 cents to close at $1.06, Honey Bun gained 39 cents after exchanging 13,083 units at $8.39, iCreate gained 3 cents to end at 71 cents in trading 32,474 shares, Indies Pharma increased 30 cents while trading 159,619 units at $2.90. Jamaican Teas gained 15 cents with 12,500 units changing hands at $6.25, Knutsford Express exchanged 1,458 shares with a loss of 78 cents to end at $9.22, Lasco Distributors added 40 cents with  137,307 shares crossing the exchange at $3.40, Lasco Financial traded 18,864 stock units and lost 40 cents in closing at $4. Lasco Manufacturing exchanged 12,995 shares and fell 10 cents to close at $4.90, Limners & Bards pulled back 5 cents to close at $3.05 with 24,518 units crossing the exchange, MailPac slipped 5 cents to settle at $2.13 while exchanging 3,776,578 shares. Main Event traded 17,308 units but fell 30 cents to $6.20, Medical Disposables gained 25 cents to $7.40 with 8,821 shares crossing the market and Stationery & Office Supplies loss 1 cent with 1,036 units changing hands at $10.99.

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

Junior Market slips again

Jamaican Teas traded the most shares on Thursday

Jamaican Teas led Junior Market trading with 6 million units.

The Junior Market index slipped on Thursday with 6.19 points decline to close at 3,337.40, bringing the three days’ fall to 75 points after 8 stocks rose and 18 declined and 7 remained unchanged, leaving the average PE at 14.1.
Trading ended with 33 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 18,009,222 units valued at $76,135,643, compared to 18,818,737 units valued at $46,426,781 from 34 securities changing hands on Wednesday.
Trading ended with an average of 545,734 units at $2,307,141 for each stock traded, in contrast to 553,492 units, for an average of $1,365,494 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 464,683 shares at $1,181,788 compared to an average of 457,469 shares at $1,081,418 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security transferred.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investors Choice bid-offer indicator reading was seven stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Blue Power exchanged 13,164 stock units, after rising 18 cents to end at $5.85, Cargo Handlers ended with 5,963 shares changing hands with a loss of 55 cents to $9.50, Caribbean Cream lost 20 cents to close at $4.10 while trading 60,000 stocks. Consolidated Bakeries gained 20 cents with 5,404 units changing hands at $1.80, Derrimon Trading exchanged 11,842 with a loss of 8 cents to close at $2.55. Dolphin Cove dropped $1.60 with 1,100 units changing hands at $9.50, Elite Diagnostic traded 12,600 units and fell 20 cents to end at $5.09, Everything Fresh added 4 cents to close at $1.10 with 6,766 stock units changing hands. Express Catering added 35 cents in exchanging 129,477 shares to close at $6.50. Fontana traded 295,282 units and climbed 45 cents to end at $6.70, FosRich rose 20 cents to settle at $4.10 in trading 14,878 stock units, GWest Corporation traded 201,899 stock units but lost 17 cents to close at 83 cents. Honey Bun lost 50 cents in exchanging 7,200 units at $8. iCreate slipped 1 cent to end at 68 cents while transferring 259,001 shares; Indies Pharma slipped 10 cents while trading 110,200 units at $2.60, Iron Rock Insurance lost 35 to close at $3.45 with 66,600 shares changing hands. Jamaican Teas lost 10 cents with 6,059,319 units changing hands at $6.10 as a director sold and a connected company bought most of the amount that traded, KLE Group traded 5,559 shares after rising 22 cents to $1.75, Knutsford Express exchanged 6,796 with a loss of $1 to end at $10. Lasco Distributors fell by 22 cents with 5,958,632 shares crossing the exchange at $3.22, Lasco Financial traded 108,782 stock units and lost 9 cents in closing at $4.40. Lasco Manufacturing exchanged 1,575,261 shares and fell 4 cents to close at $5; Lumber Depot pulled back 21 cents $1.91 with 1,581,307 crossing the exchange, MailPac added 5 cents to settle at $2.18 while exchanging 847,643 shares. Main Event exchanged 299 units and rose 37 cents to $6.50, Medical Disposables fell 85 cents to $7.15 with 200 shares crossing the market, Paramount Trading exchanged 20,000 shares after falling 44 cents to $1.56 and SSL Venture Capital traded 32,935 shares and fell 9 cents to $1.10.

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

Junior Market drops again

The Junior Market index closed on Wednesday with 37.35 points fall to close at 3,343.59 and bringing the two days decline to 69 points after 15 stocks rose and 13 declined and five remaining unchanged, leaving the average PE at 14.3.
Trading ended with 34 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 18,818,737 units for $46,426,781 compared to 7,297,442 units valued at $19,020,024 from 29 securities changing hands on Tuesday.
Trading ended with an average of 553,492 units for an average of $1,365,494 in contrast to 260,623 units for an average of $679,287 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 457,469 shares at $1,081,418 compared to an average of 447,752 shares at $1,052,673 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investors Choice bid-offer indicator remains negative, with four stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial dipped $1.50 in trading of 6,630 units at $31, AMG Packaging gained 20 cents to end at $2.10 while trading 38,136 shares, Blue Power exchanged 13,164 stock units, after rising 7 cents to end at $5.67, Consolidated Bakeries fell 11 cents with 34,051 units changing hands at $1.60. Derrimon Trading exchanged 7,700 shares and rose 5 cents to close at $2.63. Dolphin Cove rose 20 cents with 976 units changing hands at $11.10, Elite Diagnostic traded 11,622 units and rose 20 cents to end at $5.29, Everything Fresh added 4 cents to close at $1.10 with 6,766 stock units changing hands. Express Catering slipped 15 cents in exchanging 1,020 shares to close at $6.15. Fontana traded 304,106 shares but dropped $1 to end at $6.25, FosRich lost 20 cents to settle at $3.90 in trading 8,804 stock units, Honey Bun rose 70 cents in exchanging 610,750 units at $8.50. iCreate shed 1 cent to end at 69 cents in exchanging 33,957 shares, Indies Pharma slipped 40 cents while trading 56,562 units at $2.70, Iron Rock Insurance lost 35 to close at $3.45 with 66,600 shares changing hands, Jamaican Teas added 20 cents with 31,746 units changing hands at $6.20. Knutsford Express exchanged 3,420 with a gain of 71 cents to end at $11, Lasco Distributors rose 2 cents with 63,690 shares crossing the exchange at $3.22, Lasco Financial traded 39,866 stock units and lost 1 cent to close at $4.49. Lasco Manufacturing exchanged 3,443 shares and rose 21 cents to close at $5.04, Limners and Bards rose 10 cents to close at $3.10 with 309,984 units changing hands, Lumber Depot pulled back 21 cents with 15,177,863 shares changing to close at $2.15, MailPac lost 20 cents to settle at $2.20 while exchanging 1,851,500 units. Main Event lost 32 cents in exchanging 979 units at $6.13, Medical Disposables climbed 90 cents to $8 with 34,770 shares crossing the market, SSL Venture Capital traded 17,650 stock units and fell 17 cents to end at $1.19. Stationery and Office Supplies added 1 cent to close at $11 with 1,636 shares trading and tTech traded 3,700 and lost 51 cents in closing at $5.50.

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

Junior Market dips

The Junior Market index closed on Tuesday with a fall of 31.49 points to 3,380.94 with 28 securities changing hands, resulting in gains of 8 stocks with 15 declining and 5 remaining unchanged, leaving the average PE at 14.4.
Investors exchanged 7,297,442 units valued at $19,020,024, compared to 35,927,004 units valued at $93,505,697 from 29 securities changing hands on Monday
Trading ended with an average of 260,623 units at $679,287 for each stock traded, in contrast to 1,238,862 units for an average of $3,224,334 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 447,752 shares at $1,052,673 compared to an average of 464,764 shares at $1,086,617 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investors Choice bid-offer indicator remains negative, with four stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and six with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial lost $1 in trading of 3,016 units at $32.50, AMG Packaging lost 20 cents to end at $1.90 while trading 55,500 shares, Blue Power exchanged 20,785 stock units, after shedding 52 cents to end at $5.60, Cargo Handlers rose 11 cents in trading 1,162 units at $10.05. Caribbean Producers traded 73,984 shares and declined by 10 cents, to close at $4.80, Consolidated Bakeries fell 9 cents with 15,000 units changing hands at $1.71, Derrimon Trading exchanged 10,000 shares and rose 8 cents to close at $2.58. Dolphin Cove lost 20 cents with 4,386 units changing hands at $10.90, Elite Diagnostic traded 5,100 units but lost 21 cents to end at $5.09, Everything Fresh added 1 cent to close at $1.06 with 2,600 stock units changing hands. Express Catering slipped 2 cents in exchanging 13,950 shares to close at $6.30. Fontana traded 170,786 shares but lost 15 cents to end at $7.25, FosRich fell 10 cents to settle at $4.10 in trading 121,437 stock units, GWest Corporation exchanged 12,851 shares with a rise of 5 cents to end at $1. Honey Bun rose 31 cents in exchanging 3,647 units at $7.80, iCreate shed 1 cent to end at 70 cents in exchanging 222,318 shares, Indies Pharma slipped 10 cents trading 15,111 units at $3.10. Jamaican Teas added 1 cent with 12,111 units changing hands at $6, Lasco Distributors fell 13 cents with 61,190 shares crossing the exchange at $3.20, Lasco Manufacturing exchanged 22,339 shares and fell 42 cents to close at $4.83, Limners and Bards rose 22 cents to close at $3 with 499,296 units changing hands. Lumber Depot pulled back 21 cents with 3,855,904 shares changing to close at $2.15, MailPac lost 20 cents to settle at $2.20 while exchanging 2,000,618 units and Stationery and Office Supplies rose 99 cents to $10.99 with 10,638 shares trading.

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

Lumber Depot doubles IPO price

Lumber Depot jumped 48 percent on Monday on top of the 32.5 percent rise on Friday and is now up 97 percent from the Initial Public offer of $1.20, but MailPac stole the show in trading more than 33 million shares.
The market Index advanced 6.03 points to close at 3,412.43 in trading on Monday with 29 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 35,927,004 units at $93,505,697 compared to 42,348,512 units at $92,545,825 from 25 securities changing hands on Friday.
The Market closed with gains in 10 stocks, while the prices of 7 declined and prices of 7 remained unchanged and the average PE at 14.5 with the earnings for Limners and Bards switched to 2020 with 20 cents per share compared to 12 cents for 2019.
Trading ended with an average of 1,238,862 units at $3,224,334 for each security traded, in contrast to 1,693,940 units for an average of $3,701,833 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 464,764 shares at $1,086,617 compared to an average of 384,302 shares at $864,417 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investors Choice bid-offer indicator with three stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial gained $1.50 in trading of 11,500 units at $33.50, Blue Power exchanged 11,280 shares, after shedding 1 cent to end at $6.12, Cargo Handlers rose 44 cents in trading 1,800 units at $9.94. Caribbean Cream traded 604 shares and rose 1 cent, to close at $4.30, lost Consolidated Bakeries dropped 17 cents with 11,100 units changing hands at $1.80, Dolphin Cove rose 20 cents with a mere 45 units changing hands at $11.10, Everything Fresh traded 5,670 stock units and fell 15 cents to close at $1.05, Express Catering added 22 cents in exchanging 13,500 shares to close at $6.32. Fontana traded 604,270 shares but lost 39 cents to end at $7.40, FosRich gained 38 cents to settle at $4.20 in trading 44,140 stock units, Honey Bun slipped just 1 cent in exchanging 13,040 shares at $7.49. iCreate added 1 cent to end at 71 cents in exchanging 4,600 shares, Indies Pharma slipped 10 cents trading 15,111 units at $3.10. Jamaican Teas lost 1 cent with 16,080 units changing hands at $5.99, Lasco Distributors gained 3 cents with 221,755 shares crossing the exchange at $3.33, Lasco Manufacturing exchanged 138,726 shares to close at $5.25 after rising 15 cents, Limners and Bards rose lost 20 cents to close at $2.78 with 86,530. Lumber Depot surged 77 cents with 1,481,121 shares changing to close at $2.36. Main Event increased by 5 cents to settle at $6.45 while exchanging 6,222 units and SSL Venture Capital lost 4 cents with an exchange of 10,000 shares to close at $1.36 and Stationery and Office Supplies dropped $1 to $10 with 6,042 shares trading.

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

Gains for Junior Market

At the close of trading on Thursday, the Junior Market index recovered just 31.86 points of the 55.78 points lost on Wednesday and the 66.99 points fall on Monday as the market closed at 3,373.16 on Thursday. 
Market activity resulted in 25 securities changing hands with gains in just 13, while the prices of 4 declined and prices of 8 remained unchanged.
Junior Market activity, left the market’s average PE at 14.4. Trading ended with an exchange of 4,526,825 units in exchange for $11,980,216, compared to 8,280,200 units for $16,484,044 on Wednesday, from 30 securities trading on Tuesday.
Trading ended with an average of 181,073 units for an average of $479,209 in contrast to 276,007 units for an average of $549,468 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 255,401 shares at $585,144 compared to an average of 263,515 shares at $596,709 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investors Choice bid-offer indicator with five stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging gained 8 cents in trading of 9,207 units at $2, Blue Power exchanged 1,500 shares, after rising 10 cents to end at $6.03. Caribbean Cream fell 11 cents in trading 3,827 units at $4.29, Consolidated Bakeries climbed 37 cents to settle at $1.97 after trading 7,810 stock units, Elite Diagnostic traded 20,750 shares to close at $5.20 after falling 30 cents, Express Catering rose 7 cents in exchanging 103,107 shares to close at $6.32. FosRich rose 3 cents to settle at $4.28 in trading 12,878 stock units, General Accident fell 10 cents while exchanging 9,600 shares at $7.40, Indies Pharma gained 23 cents trading of 72,656 units at $3.24, Iron rock Insurance closed at $3.80 after falling 20 cents with 13,000 shares trading. Jamaican Teas recovered the 7 cents lost on Wednesday with 6,306 units changing hands at $6.06, Jetcon Corporation exchanged 30,000 shares to close at $1.80 after falling 13 cents, Knutsford Express jumped $1.20 with just 100 shares crossing the exchange at $11.20, Limners and Bards rose 4 cents in trading 27,920 units at $2.85. MailPac rose 16 cents to end at $1.94 with 3,706,223 shares changing hands, Main Event gained 38 cents to settle at $6.45 while exchanging 74,342 units, Paramount Trading rose 45 cents with an exchange of 20,000 shares to close at $2 and tTech recovered 61 cents to close at $6.01 after an exchange of 55,296 shares.

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

Big drop for Junior Market

The Junior Market index dropped a sharp 55.78 points to close at 3,341.30 on Wednesday after 66.99 points were slashed on Monday, with declining stocks exceeding rising ones for the third consecutive day.
Market activity resulted in 30 securities changing hands with gains in just 5, while the prices if 17 declined and prices of 8 remained unchanged. CAC 2000 Preference share, closing at a 52 weeks’ low.
Junior Market activity, left the markets average PE at 14.1. Trading ended with an exchange of 8,280,200 units for $16,484,044 compared to 11,556,651 shares for $25,163,399 from 33 securities trading on Tuesday.
Trading ended with an average of 276,007 units for an average of $549,468 for each stock traded, in contrast to 350,202 units for $762,527 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 263,515 shares at $596,709 compared to an average of 261,632 shares at $603,830 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each traded security.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investors Choice bid-offer indicator with six stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial dropped $3 to end at $32 with 186 stock units crossing the exchange, AMG Packaging rose 2 cents in trading of 5,000 units at $1.92, Blue Power exchanged 19,300 shares, after declining 4 cents to end at $5.93. Caribbean Cream fell 11 cents in trading 3,827 units at $4.29, and Consolidated Bakeries declined by 3 cents to settle at $1.60 after trading 54,000, Elite Diagnostic exchanged82,443 shares to close at $5.50 after falling 9 cents, Everything Fresh lost 5 cents with 220,157 shares changing hands at $1.05. Express Catering lost 5 cents in exchanging 6,281 shares to close at $6.25, GWest Corporation lost 4 cents to settle at 95 cents while exchanging 21,000 units, Honey Bun slashed 90 cents from the previous close to end at $7 in a swap of 51,831 shares. iCreate traded 589,259 units and gained 8 cents to end at 70 cents, Indies Pharma declined by a cent trading of 23,619 units at $3.01, Jamaican Teas fell 7 cents while 84,824 changed hands at $5.99, Jetcon Corporation exchanged 119,193 shares to close at $1.93 after rising 13 cents. Knutsford Express dived $1.50 with 43,436 shares crossing the exchange at $10, Lasco Financial exchanged 57,950 units, but fell 10 cents to end at $4.50, Lasco Manufacturing gained 10 cents trading of 45,000 units at $5.10, Limners and Bards slipped 2 cents in trading of 126, 814 units at $2.81. MailPac pulled back 17 cents to end at $1.78 with 5,881,440 shares changing hands, Main Event declined 8 cents to settle at $6.07 with an exchange of 31,212 units and Paramount Trading lost 45 cents with a transfer of 62,639 shares to close at $1.55.

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