Junior Market makes modest gains

At the close of market activities, on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Thursday, the prices of 9 securities advanced, 5 declined and 6 remained unchanged leading to a rise in the Junior Market Index by 21.05 points to 2,657.19.
Trading resulted in 21 securities changing hands, in an exchange of 846,648 units valued at $4,389,452 compared to 927,168 units valued at $4,146,036 from 16 securities, on Wednesday.
Trading ended with an average of 40,317 units for an average of $209,022 in contrast to 57,948 units for an average of $259,127 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 99,196 valued at $394,709 and previously 114,847 valued at $444,069. In contrast, November closed with average of 107,477 units valued at $545,989 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ending with bids higher than the last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed at $32, with 700 shares, AMG Packaging ended 3 cents higher at $2.93, with 1,396 stock units, Caribbean Cream traded at $5.30, with 33,830 units, Caribbean Flavours finished trading at $11, with 900 shares, Caribbean Producers closed 10 cents higher at $4.10, with 11,223 shares. Consolidated Bakeries ended at $1.90, with 11,000 stock units, Dolphin Cove finished with a loss of $1 at $17, with 3,000 shares trading, Eppley settled at $10, with 340 shares, Express Catering ended trading 5 cents higher at $4.05, with 5,000 stock units. General Accident traded with a loss of 25 cents at $2.50, with 10,227 units, Jetcon Corporation finished 5 cents higher at $4.40, with 25,000 shares, Knutsford Express traded at $14.80, with 49,465 units, Lasco Distributors finished trading 21 cents higher at $4.20, with 336,229 shares. Lasco Financial closed with a loss of 25 cents at $4.65, with 206,042 shares, Lasco Manufacturing ended 20 cents higher at $3.70, with 18,900 stock units, Main Event concluded trading with a loss of 57 cents at $5.09, with 3,083 units, Medical Disposables finished 10 cents higher at $5.05, with 14,200 shares. Paramount Trading settled with a gain of 7 cents at $3.07, with 3,000 shares, Stationery and Office ended trading with a loss of 20 cents at $4.80, with 70,194 stock units, tTech finished trading 50 cents higher at $6, with 27,919 shares and in the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.25% ended with a loss of 50 cents at a 52 weeks’ low of $5.50, with 15,000 stock units.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Juniors rise as 8 stocks gained & 9 fell

Trading on the Junior Market on Monday saw the Index advancing 36.34 points to close at 2,725.07 to break the losing streak of last week 22 securities changing hands resulting in the prices of 8 securities advanced, 9 declined and 5 remained unchanged.
Trading concluded with an exchange of 5,603,665 units valued at $19,432,637 compared to 1,300,855 units valued at $5,472,573 on Friday from 24 securities trading.
When trading ended the average security ended with 254,712 units for an average of $883,302 in contrast to 54,202 units for an average of $228,024 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 150,098 units valued at $541,417. In contrast, November closed with average of 107,477 units valued at $545,989 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 2 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed with a jump of $6.30 to end at $40.30, with 2,000 shares trading, AMG Packaging fell 9 cents to $2.90, with 12,202 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading with a loss of 5 cents at $36.95, with 1,124 units, Caribbean Cream finished 1 cent higher at $5.50, with 11,500 shares, Caribbean Flavours settled at $11, with 22,805 shares, Caribbean Producers traded 14,000 units at $4.20. Consolidated Bakeries finished 10 cents higher at $1.90, with 7,000 shares, Express Catering ended 1 cent higher at $4.01, with 173,916 stock units, Eppley concluded trading at $10, with 1,600 units, General Accident finished 20 cents higher at $2.70, with 135,510 shares, Honey Bun settled with a loss of 5 cents at $3.85, with 1,000 shares. Jamaican Teas traded 10 cents higher at $3.90, with 20,000 units, Jetcon Corporation finished trading 15 cents higher at $4.50, with 21,500 shares, Key Insurance ended with a loss of 19 cents at $3.80, with 1,052,631 stock units, Lasco Distributors settled with a loss of 5 cents at $4.35, with 161,720 shares, Lasco Financial ended trading with a loss of 15 cents at $5, with 280,086 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing traded at $3.50, with 76,003 units, Medical Disposables finished trading with a loss of 10 cents at $4.95, with 1,722 shares. Paramount Trading concluded trading at $3.09, with 3,550,825 units, Stationery and Office ended trading with a loss of 5 cents at $5, with 41,723 stock units and tTech finished trading with a loss of $1 at $6, with 5,000 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Derrimon Trading preference shares ended with 9,798 units changing hands with a gain of 15 cent at $2.15.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Juniors drops another 85 points – Wednesday

This Junior market chart is not looking all that good but the data shows the sharp sell off may be ending with support showing up.

Investors took advantage of weak bids in the market for a number of securities cutting [prices of some sharply albeit on limited volumes and slashing the Junior Market Index sharply by 84.68 points to close at 2,744.61 on Wednesday.
Market activities ended with 24 securities changing hands, as the prices of 6 securities advanced, 9 declined and 9 remained unchanged. Trading resulted in an exchange of 933,174 units valued at $3,918,550 compared to 1,396,153 units valued at $6,487,135 on Tuesday coming from 22 securities.
Trading ended with an average of 38,882 units for an average of $163,273 in contrast to 63,462 units for an average of $294,870 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 106,544 units valued at $521,691 and previously 110,697 units valued at $543,691. In contrast, October closed with average of 74,690 units valued at $362,548 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial dropped $6 and closed at $34, with just 500 shares trading, AMG Packaging ended at $2.99, with 500 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading with a loss of $7 to settle at $37, with only 300 units, Caribbean Cream finished at $5.50, with 2,079 shares, Caribbean Producers traded at $4.20, with 351,000 units, C2W Music ended at 49 cents with 95,000 stock units trading, Derrimon Trading closed with a loss of $1 at $7, with 100 shares. Express Catering ended with a loss of 19 cents at $4.30, with 45,452 stock units, Eppley concluded trading with a loss of 50 cents at $10.50, with 1,904 units, General Accident finished 10 cents higher at $2.70, with 15,684 shares, Honey Bun settled at $4.25, with 100 shares. ISP Finance ended trading with a loss of 99 cents to close at $15, with 5,471 stock units, Jamaican Teas traded 16,023 units at $3.80, Jetcon Corporation finished trading 25 cents higher at $4.75, with 110,928 shares, Knutsford Express closed with a gain of 50 cents at $14, with 2,750 shares. Key Insurance fell 32 cents to $3.68, with 7,947 stock units, KLE Group concluded trading at $2.53, with 24,000 units, Lasco Distributors settled 8 cents higher at $4.40, with 29,227 shares. Lasco Financial ended trading 4 cents higher at $5.05, with 64,437 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing traded with a loss of 40 cents at $3.50, with 32,500 units, Medical Disposables finished trading with a loss of 5 cents at $4.95, with 4,070 shares, Main Event closed at $6, with 83,334 shares, Paramount Trading concluded trading 25 cents higher at $3.40, with 5,469 units and Stationery and Office ended trading at $5.05, with 34,399 stock units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Juniors drop 237 points in a week

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The prices of Lasco Distributors and Lasco Financial cut Junior market index sharply.

The Junior Market Index plunged sharply by 119.67 points to close at 2,829.29, after shedding 45.44 points on Monday and 50 points on Friday. The market has lost 237.24 or 7.7 percent since last week Wednesday.
The two main companies contributing to the fall are Lasco Distributors that fell from $5.90 last week to $4.32 in response to the disappointing court awards in their dispute with Pfizer and Lasco Financial falling from $6.50 to $5.01.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 5 securities advanced, 10 declined and 7 remained unchanged as the market concluded trading on Tuesday with 22 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 1,396,153 units valued at $6,487,135 compared to 2,397,751 units valued at $13,589,523 on Monday coming from 17 securities.
Trading ended with an average of 63,462 units for an average value of $294,870 in contrast to 141,044 units for an average of $799,384 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 110,697 units valued at $543,691 and previously 113,513 units valued at $558,525. In contrast, October closed with average of 74,690 units valued at $362,548 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, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 1 cent at $2.99, with 3,159 stock units, Caribbean Cream finished at $5.50, with 43,200 shares, Cargo Handlers ended trading at $10.85, with 500 stock units trading, Caribbean Producers traded at $4.20, with 371,229 units, C2W Music ended 9 cents higher at $0.49, with 16,433 stock units, Express Catering fell 1 cent in closing at $4.49, with 2,023 stock units, General Accident finished with a loss of 10 cents at $2.60, with 22,000 shares. Honey Bun settled 25 cents higher at $4.25, with 14,400 shares, Iron Rock settled at $2.80, with 2,452 shares, ISP Finance ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at $15.99, with 5,529 stock units, Jamaican Teas traded with a loss of 20 cents at $3.80, with 126,600 units, Jetcon Corporation finished trading after losing 10 cents to $4.50, with 12,965 shares. Knutsford Express closed 50 cents higher at $13.50, with 6,631 shares, KLE Group concluded trading 2 cents higher at $2.53, with 20,600 units, Lasco Distributors dropped $1.37 to $4.32, with 115,400 shares, in response to the low award for damages against Pfizer. Lasco Financial ended trading down $1.21 to $5.01, with 337,824 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing fell 5 cents to $3.90, with 32,000 units, Medical Disposables fell 10 cents to $5, with 1,816 shares changing hands, Main Event closed at $6, with 105,855 shares. Paramount Trading concluded trading at $3.15, with 39,425 units, Stationery and Office ended trading at $5.05, with 114,612 stock units and tTech finished trading 1 cent higher at $7, with 1,500 shares.

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

Junior Market jumps 63 points

Lasco Distributors rose by 44 cents to drive Junior Market index sharply higher on Wednesday.

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Wednesday with the market Index jumping by 62.85 points to close at 3,066.53 arising from the prices of 4 securities advancing, 9 declining while 5 remained unchanged.
Market activities closed with 18 securities changing hands, up from 17 on Tuesday resulting in an exchange of 726,097 units valued at $5,040,854 compared to 1,885,937 units valued at $9,218,166 from 17 securities changing hands.
Trading ended with an average of 40,339 units for an average of $280,047 in contrast to 110,937 units for an average of $542,245 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 118,172 units valued at $580,065 and previously 122,969 units valued at $598,559. In contrast, October closed with average of 74,690 units valued at $362,548 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 7 cents at $3, with 5,418 stock units, CAC 2000 finished 7 cents higher at $6.57, with 28,000 shares, Caribbean Producers traded with a loss of 3 cents at $4.05, with 56,540 units changing hands, Consolidated Bakeries finished with a loss of 1 cent at $2.05, with 8,280 shares, Dolphin Cove finished trading with a loss of 50 cents at $17.50, with 91,344 shares, Derrimon Trading closed at $8, with 2,730 shares. Express Catering ended with a loss of 20 cents at $4.40, with 39,707 stock units, Honey Bun settled at $4.80, with 4,843 shares, Iron Rock settled 1 cent higher at $2.81, with 1,040 shares, Jamaican Teas traded with a loss of 25 cents at $3.80, with 102,819 units, Jetcon Corporation finished trading with a loss of 14 cents at $4.60, with 14,689 shares. Knutsford Express closed at $13.50, with 5,100 shares, Caribbean Cream finished at $5.60, with 100 shares, Lasco Distributors climbed 40 cents higher to $5.90, with 9,000 shares, Lasco Financial ended trading at $6.50, with 222,751 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing traded with a loss of 3 cents at $4.17, with 14,000 units, Main Event closed with a loss of 44 cents at $5.51, with 10,000 shares and Stationery and Office ended trading 5 cents higher at $5.20, with 109,736 stock units.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

6 Junior Market stocks rise 1 fall

The Junior Market Index advanced by 30.97 points to close at 3,003.68 on Tuesday with 17 securities changing hands, as the prices of 6 securities advanced, 1 declined and 10 remained unchanged.
Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed with resulting in an exchange of 1,885,937 units valued at $9,218,166 compared to 2,877,033 units valued at $17,351,257 on Monday from 18 securities trading.
Trading ended with an average of 110,937 units for an average of $542,245 in contrast to 151,423 units for an average of $913,224 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 122,969 units valued at $598,559 and previously an average of 133,594 units valued at $602,040. In contrast, October closed with an average of 74,690 units valued at $362,548, for each security traded
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed $2 higher at $42, with 866 shares trading, Caribbean Cream finished at $5.60, with 1,900 shares, Caribbean Producers traded at $4.08, with 1,000,000 units, Dolphin Cove finished trading at $18, with 2,000 shares, Derrimon Trading closed $1.50 higher at $8, with 200 shares, Express Catering ended at $4.60, with 21,448 stock units. General Accident finished at $2.72, with 1,000 shares, Honey Bun settled at $4.80, with 11,806 shares, ISP Finance ended trading at $16, with 333 stock units, Jamaican Teas traded 5 cents higher at $4.05, with 25,100 units. Jetcon Corporation finished trading 14 cents higher at $4.74, with 154,338 shares, Knutsford Express closed at $13.50, with 43,681 shares, Lasco Financial ended trading 19 cents higher at $6.50, with 172,903 stock units. Main Event closed 45 cents higher at $5.95, with 8,250 shares, Paramount Trading concluded trading with a loss of 10 cents at $3.70, with 11,500 units, Stationery and Office ended trading at $5.15, with 397,500 stock units changing hands and tTech finished trading at $7, with 33,112 shares.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

10 Junior Market stocks rise 6 fall

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended with the prices of 10 securities advancing, 6 declined and 2 remained unchanged on Monday with 19 securities changing hands, the same number as on Friday.
At the close of market activities, the Junior Market Index declined by 24.55 points to close at 2,972.71, resulting from an exchange of 2,877,033 units valued at $17,351,257 compared to 1,034,761 units valued at $4,990,857 on Friday.
Trading ended with an average of 151,423 units for an average of $913,224 in contrast to 54,461 units for an average of $262,677 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 133,594 units valued at $602,040 and previously an average of 121,656 units valued $578,945. In contrast, October closed with an average of 74,690 units valued at $362,548, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed with a loss of $1.20 at $40, with 80,000 shares, AMG Packaging lost 1 cent to end at $3.07, with 12,500 stock units, Cargo Handlers ended trading 2 cents higher at $11.01, with 56,829 units, Caribbean Cream added 5 cents to close at $5.60, with 600 units, Caribbean Producers traded with a loss of 2 cents at $4.08, with 273,549 units, Express Catering ended 10 cents higher at $4.60, with 60,376 stock units. General Accident finished 2 cents higher at $2.72, with 13,800 shares, Honey Bun settled at $4.80, with 8,194 shares, ISP Finance ended trading with a loss of 20 cents at $16, with just 414 stock units, Jamaican Teas traded with a loss of 10 cents at $4, with 100,000 units. Jetcon Corporation finished trading at $4.60, with 50,877 shares changing hands, Knutsford Express closed 50 cents higher at $13.50, with 7,400 shares. Lasco Distributors settled 30 cents higher at $5.50, with 2,075,784 shares, Lasco Financial ended trading with fell 29 cents to close at $6.31, with 70,396 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing traded 16 cents higher at $4.20, with 34,728 units, Paramount Trading concluded trading with 2,857 units to gain 30 cents to end at $3.80, Stationery and Office ended trading 3 cents higher at $5.15, with 16,256 stock units and tTech finished trading 50 cents higher at $7, with 12,173 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Derrimon Trading ended with 300 units changing hands at $2.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

4 stocks rise on Junior Market 9 fall

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended trading on Friday with 19 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 1,034,761 units valued at $4,990,857 compared to 15,114,679 units valued at $63,009,289 on Thursday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 4 securities advanced, 9 declined and 5 remained unchanged. The Junior Market Index declined by a mere 3.40 points to close at 2,997.26.
Trading ended with an average of 54,461 units for an average of $262,677 in contrast to 795,509 units for an average of $3,316,278 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 121,656 units valued $578,945 and previously an average of 127,044 units valued at $604,299. In contrast, October closed with an average of 74,690 units valued at $362,548, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Lasco Financial climbed to a new all-time high of $6.60 in continued investors’ response to the company’s announced acquisition of the CrediScotia’s business but Lasco Distributors ended at a 52 weeks’ closing low of $5.20.
At the close of the market, Access Financial lost $1.81 in closing at $41.20, with 1,902 shares trading, Caribbean Producers traded with a loss of 40 cents at $4.10, with 3,000 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 14 cents at $2.06, with 5,866 shares changing hands, Dolphin Cove finished trading with a loss of $2.18 to close at $18, with just 500 shares, Express Catering fell just 4 cents to $4.50, with 79,327 stock units trading, Eppley concluded market activity with a loss of $2.49 to $10.01, with 3,000 units. General Accident ended at $2.70, with 800 shares traded, Jamaican Teas finished trading 10 cents higher at $4.10, with 181,181 units, Jetcon Corporation closed at $4.60, with 148,607 shares, Knutsford Express finished trading $1.49 higher at $13, with 797 shares. Lasco Distributors settled with a loss of 60 cents to closed at 52 weeks’ low of $5.20, with 214,754 shares, Lasco Financial rose 30 cents to a 52 weeks’ closing high of $6.60, with 99,459 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing closed with a loss of 11 cents at $4.04, with 96,632 units, Medical Disposables closed 1 cent higher at $5.30, with 3,000 shares. Main Event concluded trading with a loss of 45 cents at $5.50, with 3,366 shares, Paramount Trading closed at $3.50, in trading 100,000 units, Stationery and Office finished at $5.12, with 89,853 stock units and tTech concluded trading at $6.50, with 1,443 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Derrimon Trading preference share ended with 1,274 units changing hands at $2.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Caribbean Producers in big trade

Caribbean Producers commanded 81% of the total trade on Thursday.

Caribbean Producers traded 12,260,068 units or 81 percent of the total volume passing through the Junior Market on Thursday, with the price climbing 50 cents to end at $4.50 two days after the company posting strong profit in the first quarter.
Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange concluded trading on Thursday with 19 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 15,114,679 units valued at $63,009,289 compared to 2,180,177 units valued at $9,696,165 on Wednesday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 9 securities advanced, 6 declined and 3 remained unchanged. The Junior Market Index advanced by 11.40 points to close at 3,000.66.
Lasco Financial climbed to a new all-time high of $6.30 two days after the company announced acquisition of the CrediScotia’s business but Lasco Distributors traded at an intraday 52 weeks’ low of $5 before closing higher at the end of trading.
Trading ended with an average of 795,509 units for an average of $3,316,278 in contrast to 109,009 units for an average of $484,808 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 127,044 units valued at $604,299 and previously and average of 68,783 units valued at $367,935. In contrast, October closed with an average of 74,690 units valued at $362,548, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging finished trading 4 cents higher at $3.08, with 8,480 stock units changing hands, Cargo Handlers settled at $10.99, with 1,307 stock units, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 7 cents at $5.55, with 2,400 shares, Caribbean Producers traded 50 cents higher at $4.50, with 12,260,068 units, Dolphin Cove jumped $2.63 higher to close at $20.18, with 3,650 shares, Derrimon Trading ended 50 cents higher at $6.50, with 117,188 shares. Express Catering finished 9 cents higher at $4.54, with 35,572 stock units, Jamaican Teas ended at $4, with 1,750 units, Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 20 cents at $4.60, with 387,485 shares, Knutsford Express finished with a loss of 69 cents at $11.51, while trading 21,899 shares. Lasco Distributors ended trading 20 cents higher at $5.80, with 297,860 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading 30 cents higher at an all-time high of $6.30, with 468,946 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing closed 10 cents higher at $4.15, with 101,226 units. Main Event gained 45 cents in closing at $5.95, with 71,396 shares, Paramount Trading finished at $3.50, with 1,244,375 units, Iron Rock traded with a loss of 45 cents at $2.80, with 1,355 shares, Stationery and Office ended with a loss of 3 cents at $5.12, with 73,665 stock units and tTech finished with a loss of 50 cents at $6.50, with 1,057 shares.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Lasco Financial lifts Junior Market

Lasco Financial

Following the news that Lasco Financial acquired CrediScotia, the stock jumped $1.10 on Wednesday to a record close, helping to push the Junior Market Index up by 40.48 points on Wednesday, bettering the 28.05 points decline on Tuesday, to close at 2,989.26 when trading ended.
At the close of market activities, 20 securities changed hands, down from 22 trading Tuesday leading to the prices of 8 rising, 5 declining and 7 remaining unchanged, in an exchange of 2,180,177 units valued at $9,696,165 compared to 1,809,393 units valued at $9,170,104 on Tuesday. While Lasco Financial closed at a record high for the day its sister Lasco Distributors closed at a 52 weeks’ low at the closed of trading.
Trading ended with an average of 109,009 units for an average of $484,808 in contrast to 82,245 units for an average of $416,823 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 68,783 units valued at $367,935 and previously 64,720 units, valued at $356,129 previously. In contrast, October closed with a slightly higher average of 74,690 units valued at $362,548, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging traded 4 cents higher at $3.04, with 30,700 stock units, Cargo Handlers ended at $10.99, with 4,643 stock units, Caribbean Producers ended 15 cents higher at $4, with 244,630 units, Consolidated Bakeries ended with a loss of 16 cents at $2.20, with 12,847 stock units, Dolphin Cove settled at $17.55, with 2,500 shares, Derrimon Trading traded with a loss of $1 in closing at $6, with 3,394 shares. Express Catering settled with a loss of 10 cents at $4.45, with 13,900 stock units, General Accident closed at $2.70, with 4,000 shares, Honey Bun ended trading at $4.80, with 3,862 shares, Jamaican Teas finished trading at $4, with 71,805 units. Jetcon Corporation ended trading 30 cents higher at $4.80, with 100,710 shares, Knutsford Express ended at $12.20, with 2,810 shares, KLE Group finished trading 1 cent higher at $2.51, with 502,226 units, Caribbean Cream ended at $5.62, with 13,930 shares. Lasco Distributors traded 60 cents higher at $5.60, with 362,543 shares, Lasco Financial traded $1.10 higher at $6, with 589,625 stock units, after investors attempted to trade it at $6.50 which was outside the range it could trade at for the day. Medical Disposables concluded trading 9 cents higher at $5.29, with 24,000 shares, Main Event lost 30 cents to close at $5.50, with 6,891 shares, Paramount Trading ended with a loss of 49 cents at $3.50, trading 106,600 units and Stationery and Office settled 15 cents higher at $5.15, with 78,561 stock units changing hands.

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