Flavours out Blue Power in TOP 5

Investors pushed the price of Caribbean Flavours to $9.99 during the past week and out of the IC Insider’s TOP 5 of junior market stocks list, allowing Blue Power to return at the bottom of the list. AMG Packaging price fell back and the stock moved up on the list to number 2 spot.
Top 5 stks 9-12-16In the IC Insider’s TOP 5, the candidates remain unchanged but Caribbean Cement benefited from an announcement that the Cemex Group who are offering to but majority stake in Trinidad, if successful may consider delisting shares in Barbados and Jamaica including subsidiaries after a full review of the Caribbean operations. Carib Cement moved to 4th position and is worth watching in the week to come. There are 6 offers in the market at the close of trading on Friday, ranging from $36.48 to sell 10,000 units, 10,000 units at $37, the next is 2,300 shares at $44 with the next being at $45 and $60. Bids for the stocks are not very aggressive with the only meaningful one being at $34.01 to buy 69,000 shares.

6 juniors stocks fall 3 rise – Thursday

Access at new high on Thursday

Access at new high on Thursday

The junior market enjoyed low trading volume and lost ground moderately at the close of trading on Thursday. The market index slipped 5.29 points to end at 2,441.67 with increased volume over Wednesday’s levels.
With today’s movement of the index, the junior market is up 36 percent for the year to date.
At the close the prices of 3 stocks rose and 6 declined with 11 securities trading, compared to 15 on Wednesday. The volume of stocks traded climbed on Thursday by 44 percent, from Wednesday’s level, ending with 587,579 units changing hands, valued at $2,311,947, up 26 percent from $1,834,253 on Wednesday.
Market activities ended with 8 securities closing with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 4 ending with lower offers.
An average of 53,416 units with an average value of $210,177 traded, compared to 27,190 units with an average value of $122,284 on the preceding day. The average for December to date is 129,359 units at an average of $585,015. ICI Jm sum 8-12-16The average for December to Wednesday is 144,548 units at an average of $659,983. November ended with an average of 109,679 units with an average value of $607,092.
The stock split into 150 stock units for Eppley ordinary stock is yet to attract any offers even after the bid had risen to $6.95, compared to the adjusted last traded price of $4.90.
In trading activity, Access Financial Services gained $1 in trading 121 units, to close at an all-time high of $22, AMG Packaging lost $2.95 with only 100 units trading at $18, Caribbean Cream fell 30 cents with 25,000 shares changing hands at $7.50, ICI Jm trd Sht 8-12-16Consolidated Bakeries had 54,000 units changing hands with a loss of 3 cents to end at $2.20. Honey Bun had 15,116 shares changing hands to close at $6, Jetcon Corporation lost 5 cents in trading 48,526 shares to close at $5.95, Lasco Distributors had just 1,227 shares changing hands to close at $6.80. Lasco Financial Services traded 300,625 units and rose by 25 cents to $3.50, Lasco Manufacturing gained just 1 cent and ended at $4.58 with 101,000 shares changing hands, Paramount Trading fell 58 cents while 18,989 shares traded, to close at $3.22 and Derrimon Trading preference share lost 37 cents, ending with 22,875 units changing hands to close at $2.12.

Juniors inch up on Monday

JM Sign The junior market index inched up by the end of trading on Monday resulting in the market index gaining 9.79 points to end at 2,433.66.
At the close the prices of 4 stocks rose and 4 declined with 13 securities trading, compared to 12 on Friday. The movement in the junior market index puts the gain for the year to date, at 36 percent.
Stocks traded, rose on Monday by 8 percent, from Friday’s level, ending with 965,067 units changing hands, valued at $4,640,109, up 62 percent from $2,867,579 on Friday.
Market activities ended with 7 securities closing with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 3 ending with lower offers.
ICI Jm sum 5-12-16An average of 74,236 units with an average value of $356,931 traded, compared to 74,215 units with an average value of $238,965 on the preceding day. The average for December to date is 125,269 units at an average of $538,279. The average for December to Friday is 150,785 units at an average of $628,952. The average for November ended at 109,679 units with an average value of $607,092.
The stock split into 150 stock units for Eppley ordinary share, is yet to attract any offers even after the bid had risen to $6.91 compared to the adjusted last traded price of $4.90.
In trading activity, Caribbean Cream traded 69,747 units and rose by 40 cents to close at $7.50, Caribbean Flavours traded 1,630 units to end at $8.99 with a gain of 44 cents, Caribbean Producers fell 20 cents with 510,000 units changing hands to end at $3.30. Honey Bun had 105,000 shares changing hands to close with a loss of 13 cents at $5.70, Jamaican Teas traded 12,252 shares to close at $4.10, ICI Jm trd Sht 5-12-16Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 10 cents, to close at $5.65, with moderate volume of 10,000 shares. Key Insurance traded 28,471 units to close at $2.50, Knutsford Express saw trading in 20,164 shares at $20, Lasco Distributors loss 20 cents after 145,442 shares changed hands at $6.60, Lasco Financial gained 5 cents and ended with 19,958 shares changing hands at $3.25. Lasco Manufacturing ended at $4.70 with a mere 770 shares changing hands Paramount Trading gained 10 cents while 5,979 shares traded, to close at $3.80 and tTech ended with 35,654 units changing hands at $5.50.

Trading rise for junior stocks – Thursday

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Lasco Manufacturing dominates trading with highest volume.

Lasco Manufacturing dominates trading with highest volume.

The junior market took another hit on the first day of December, with the market index falling 28.08 points to end at 2,401.05 on Thursday. At the close the prices of 3 stocks rose and 4 declined with 13 securities trading, the same number as on Wednesday.
The movement in the junior market index left the gain for the year to date at 34 percent.
The volume of stocks traded rose on Thursday by 114 percent from Wednesday’s level and ending with 2,955,623 units changing hands, valued at $13,246,216, up by 126 percent from $5,853,384 on Wednesday.
Market activities ended with 5 securities closing with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 1 ending with a lower offer.
ICI Jm sum 1-12-16An average of 227,356 units with an average value of $1,018,940 traded, compared to 81,289 units with an average value of $344,317 on the preceding day. The average for November is 109,679 units with an average value of $607,092
Eppley ordinary stock is yet to trade, after a split into 150 stock units for each one previously held.
In trading activity, AMG Packaging rose $2.45 to close with 210 units changing hands at $20.95, Caribbean Producers had 2,452 units changing hands to end at $3.20, Dolphin Cove traded 110 shares but lost 14 cents to end at $15.15, Honey Bun lost 18 cents with 1,042 shares changing hands to close at $5.83. Iron Rock Insurance ended with 94,109 units changing hands, at $3. Jamaican Teas traded 8,670 shares to close at $4.10, KLE Group traded 15,800 units at $1.50,ICI Jm trd Sht 1-12-16 Key Insurance rose by 5 cents in trading 3,000 shares and ended at $2.55. Lasco Distributors closed with 4,500 shares changing hands, at $6.65, after losing 15 cents, Lasco Financial gained 5 cents and ended with 1,000 shares changing hands at $3.15. Lasco Manufacturing fell 14 cents to end at $4.55 with 2,798,527 shares changing hands, Paramount Trading had 17,595 units changing hands to close at $3.70 and tTech ended with 8,628 shares changing hands at $5.50.

Trading rises for junior stocks – Wednesday

 Jetcon Corporation ended at a new closing high of $5.25 on Wednesday to gain 133% since listing.

Jetcon Corporation ended at a new closing high of $5.25 on Wednesday to gain 133% since listing.

The junior market ended November on a positive note with the market index rising 15.62 points to end at 2,429.13 on Wednesday. At the close the prices of 7 stocks rose and 7 declined with 17 securities trading, the same number as on Tuesday.
The movement in the junior market index lifted the gain for the year to date at 36 percent.
The volume of stocks traded rose on Wednesday by 50 percent from Tuesday’s level and ending with 1,318,905 units changing hands, valued at $5,853,384, 12 percent from $5,225,495 on Tuesday.
Market activities ended with 5 securities closing with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 1 ending with a lower offer.
An average of 81,289 units with an average value of $344,317 traded, compared to 61,261 units with an average value of $348,366 on the preceding day.ICI Jm sum 30-11-16 The average for the month to date is 109,679 units for an average of $607,092 compared to 111,031 units valued at $619,605 on Tuesday and 129,138 units with an average value of $709,705 for October.
Eppley ordinary stock is yet to trade, after a split into 150 stock units for each one previously held.
In trading activity, AMG Packaging rose $1 to close with 971 units changing hands at $18.50, CAC 2000 added 99 cents in trading 100 shares and to close at $5.10, Cargo Handlers ended with 59,932 units and regained 50 cents to close at $12.50, Caribbean Cream closed with 125,000 shares changing hands and lost 29 cents to end at $7.10. Caribbean Flavours fell 6 cents, in trading 5,500 units at $8.55, Caribbean Producers fell 25 cents in trading 65,801 units to end at $3.20, Consolidated Bakeries lost 7 cents in trading 9,902 shares to close at $2.23, General Accident fell 5 cents and closed trading with 74,300 units at $2.60. Honey Bun gained 51 cents with 11,654 shares changing hands to close at $6.01, Jetcon Corporation ended with 138,521 units changing hands, 23 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $5.25,ICI Jm trds 30-11-16 Key Insurance traded 15,000 shares and ended at $2.50. Lasco Distributors closed with 20,700 shares changing hands, at $6.80, Lasco Financial lost 10 cents and ended with 750,000 shares changing hands at $3.10. Lasco Manufacturing rose 14 cents to end at $4.69 with 12,211 shares changing hands, Medical Disposables lost 25 cents in trading 76,942, shares to close at $4.05, Paramount Trading gained 20 cents with 10,000 units changing hands to close at $3.70 and tTech ended with 5,372 shares changing hands at $5.50.

Trading falls for junior stocks – Tuesday

stocks The junior market index lost 2.79 points to end at 2,413.51 on Tuesday as the prices of 3 stocks rose and 3 declined with 15 securities trading, compared with 17 on Monday. The movement in the junior market index still left the gain for the year to date at 35 percent.
The volume of stocks traded dropped sharply on Tuesday by 73 percent from Monday’s level and ending with 918,920 units changing hands, valued at $5,225,495, down 67 percent from $15,863,525 on Monday.
Market activities ended with 5 securities closing with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 ending with lower offers.
An average of 61,261 units with an average value of $348,366 traded, compared to 202,726 units with an average value of $933,149 on the preceding trading day.ICI Jm sum 29-11-16 The average for the month to date is 111,031 units for an average of $619,605 compared to 113,520 units valued at $633,167 on Monday and 129,138 units with an average value of $709,705 for October.
Eppley ordinary stock is yet to trade, after a split into 150 stock units for each one previously held.
In trading activity, AMG Packaging dropped $1.25 to close with 56,055 units changing hands at $17.50, Cargo Handlers traded 3,670 units and fell 50 cents to $12, Caribbean Cream closed with 220,000 shares changing hands and gained 14 cents to end at $7.39, Caribbean Flavours rose 11 cents in trading 1,000 units at $8.61. General Accident closed trading with 51,800 units at $2.65, Iron Rock with 5,000 shares changing hands, closed at $3, ICI Jm trds 29-11-16Jamaican Teas traded 16,460 shares to close at $4.10, Jetcon Corporation closed with 72,000 units changing hands for 1 cent higher at $5.02, after trading at a new intraday high of $5.25, KLE Group traded 2,243 shares and ended at $1.50. Knutsford Express traded 600 units at $20, Lasco Distributors closed with 104,223 shares changing hands, at $6.80, Lasco Financial ended with 377,603 shares changing hands at $3.20. Lasco Manufacturing closed with a loss of 14 cents at $4.55 with 2,876 shares changing hands, Medical Disposables traded 3,990, shares to close at $4.30 and Paramount Trading with 1,400 units changing hands closed at $3.50.

Juniors volume surge – Monday

JM Sign The junior market index lost 10.44 points to end at 2,416.30 on Monday as the prices of 5 stocks rose and 5 declined with 17 securities trading, compared with 14 on Friday. The movement in the junior market index left the gain for the year to date at 35 percent.
The volume of stocks traded jumped sharply on Monday by 1,865 percent from Friday’s level and ending with 3,446,347 units changing hands, valued at $15,863,525, up 1,928 percent from $782,192 on Friday.
Market activities ended with 4 securities closing with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 ending with lower offers.
An average of 202,726 units with an average value of $933,149 traded, compared to 11,694 units with an average value of $52,146 on the preceding trading day. ICI Jm sum 28-11-16The average for the month to date is 113,520 units for an average of $633,167 compared to 52,146 units valued at $108,825 on Friday and 129,138 units with an average value of $709,705 for October.
Eppley ordinary stock split into 150 stock units for each one previously held is reflected in the price one junior market on Monday with the ex-stock split date being November 28. There was no trading in the stock by the close.
In trading activity, AMG Packaging dropped $2.20 and closed with 11,433 units changing hands to close at $18.75, Cargo Handlers traded 2,400 units at $12.50, Caribbean Cream closed with 5,769 shares changing hands and gained 25 cents to end at $7.25, Caribbean Producers rose 5 cents in trading 4,000 units at $3.45. Consolidated Bakeries lost 10 cents in trading 10,000 shares to close at $2.30, General Accident dropped 35 cents and closed trading with 113,300 units at $2.65, Honey Bun with 358,200 shares changing hands, closed at $5.50 after falling 10 cents. ICI Jm trds 28-11-16ISP Finance traded 28,623 shares to end at $8, Jamaican Teas traded 16,966 shares to close at $4.10, Jetcon Corporation closed with 149,100 units changing hands, 1 cent higher at $5.01, Key Insurance traded 21,100 shares with a rise of 15 cents to end at $2.50, Knutsford Express traded 750 units at $20. Lasco Distributors gained 20 cents with 8,000 shares changing hands, to close at $6.80, Lasco Financial rose 5 cents and ended with 202,636 shares changing hands at $3.20. Lasco Manufacturing closed with a loss of 1 cent at $4.69 with 2,507,570 shares changing hands, Paramount Trading with 5,000 units changing hands closed at $3.50 and tTech traded 1,500 shares but rose 50 cents to $5.50.

11 Junior market stocks rose – Wednesday

AMG Packaging jumped $2.44 in trading on the Junior market on Wednesday.

AMG Packaging jumped $2.44 in trading on the Junior market on Wednesday.

The junior market index inched up 2.11 points to end at 2,409.79 on Wednesday as the prices of 11 stocks rose and 3 declined with 14 securities trading, the same number as on Tuesday. The rise brought the gain for the junior market index for the year to date to 35 percent.
The volume of stocks traded rising on Wednesday with an increase by 765 percent from Tuesday’s level and ending with 1,864,578 units changing hands, valued at $7,108,043, up 651 percent from $946,789 on Tuesday.
Market activities ended with 2 securities closing with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 ending with a lower offer.
An average of 133,184 units with an average value of $507,717 traded, compared to 16,500 units with an average value of $67,628 on the preceding trading day. The average for the month to date is 116,669 units ICI Jm sum 23-11-16r for an average of $664,754 compared to 115,706 units valued at $674,569 on Tuesday and 129,138 units with an average value of $709,705 for October.
In trading activity, Access Financial Services gained 42 cents in trading traded 5,000 units to close at $20.50, AMG Packaging rose $2.44 and closed with 835 units changing hands to close at $20.95, Caribbean Cream closed with 14,917 shares changing hands and lost 11 cents to $7.14. Caribbean Flavours traded 17,257 units to end at $8.50 with a gain of 10 cents, Caribbean Producers rose 2 cents in trading 3,000 units at $3.50, Consolidated Bakeries rose 10 cents in trading 7,000 shares to close at $2.40, Jamaican Teas traded 17,600 shares to close at $4, with a gain of 1 cent. Jetcon Corporation rose 15 cents and closed with 383,452 units changing hands at $5.05,ICI Jm trds 23-11-16 Lasco Distributors fell 29 cents with 258,830 shares changing hands, to close at $6.61, Lasco Financial gained 7 cents and ended with 20,000 shares changing hands at $3.15. Lasco Manufacturing rose 9 cents and closed at $4.80 with 55,087 shares changing hands, Medical Disposables rose 5 cents and ended with 19,500 units changing hands to close at $4.30, Paramount Trading lost 50 cents with 29,100 units changing hands to close at $3 and Derrimon Trading preference share, rose 24 cents ending with 1,033,000 units changing hands at a 52 weeks’ high of $2.49.

Junior market falls on Monday

JM Sign The junior market index fell 11.77 points to end at 2,452.33 on Monday as the prices of just 1 stock rose and 6 declined with 9 securities trading, down from 17 on Friday. The gain for the junior market index for the year to date ended at 37 percent.
The volume of stocks traded dropped sharply on Monday with the volume dropped sharply by 88 percent from Friday’s level and ending with just 185,535 units changing hands, valued at $7,836,091, up 84 percent from $1,256,517
on Friday.
ICI Jm sum 21-11-16Market activities ended with 6 securities closing with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 ending with lower offers.
An average of 20,615 units with an average value of $139,613 traded, compared to 93,495 units with an average value of $460,947 on the preceding trading day. The average for the month to date is 122,319 units for an average of $715,032 compared to 129,584 units valued at $756,133 on Friday and 129,138 units with an average value of $709,705 for October.
In trading activity, AMG Packaging fell $1.59 and closed with 25,415 units changing hands at $18.51, ICI Jm trds 21-11-16Caribbean Cream with 62,000 shares changing hands, rose 5 cents to close at $7.25, Consolidated Bakeries lost 10 cents in trading 2,000 shares to close at $2.30, Honey Bun with 23,868 shares changing hands, but lost 40 cents to end at $5.60. Jamaican Teas traded 4,449 shares and fell 11 cents to close at $3.99, KLE Group declined 5 cents and ended with 21,460 shares trading at $1.55. Lasco Financial ended with 44,000 shares changing hands at $3, Lasco Manufacturing closed at $4.80 with 882 shares changing hands and tTech lost 55 cents and ended with 1,450 shares changing hands at $5.20.

Juniors market trading picks up – Friday

ICI Jm indx 7-11-16 The junior market index fell 7.64 points to end at 2,464.10 on Friday as the prices of 10 stocks rose and 5 declined with 17 securities trading. The gain for the junior market index for the year to date remained at 38 percent.
The volume of stocks traded dropped sharply on Friday with the volume jumped sharply by 165 percent from Thursday’s level and ending with just 1,589,420 units changing hands, valued at $7,836,091, up 239 percent from $2,314,012 on Thursday.
Market activities ended with 9 securities closing with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 ending with lower offers.
An average of 93,495 units with an average value of $460,947 traded, compared to 50,000 units with an average value of $192,834 on the preceding trading day. ICI Jm sum 18-11-16The average for the month to date is 129,584 units for an average of $756,133 compared to 132,360 units valued at $778,840 on Thursday and 129,138 units with an average value of $709,705 for October.
In trading activity, AMG Packaging rose $1.10 and closed with 25,000 units changing hands at $20.10, CAC2000 traded 1,600 shares at $4.11 after gaining 11 cents, Cargo Handlers gained 20 cents and closed with 7,320 shares changing hands at $7.80, Caribbean Cream with 225,000 shares changing hands, lost 10 cents to close at $7.20. Caribbean Producers traded 476,500 shares to end with a gain of 18 cents at $3.48, Consolidated Bakeries rose 20 cents in trading 3,055 shares to close at $2.40, General Accident rose 5 cents and closed trading with 32,073 units at $3.15, ICI Jm trds 18-11-16Honey Bun with 38,833 shares changing hands, added by 20 cents to end at $6. Jamaican Teas traded 4,000 shares and rose 20 cents to close at $4.10, Jetcon Corporation traded 46,554 shares to close at $5.20, Key Insurance traded 1,300 shares and closed at $2.15, Lasco Distributors declined 50 cents and ended with 30,761 shares trading at $6.50. Lasco Financial fell 20 cents and ended with 77,603 shares changing hands at $3, Lasco Manufacturing closed at $4.80 with 512,207 shares changing hands after falling 10 cents. Medical Disposables traded 50,000 shares to close with a loss of 53 cents at $4.25, Paramount Trading rose 10 cents to end at $3.95 with 27,614 shares changing hands and tTech climbed 65 cents and ended with 30,000 shares changing hands at $5.75.